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Politics 6 Trump associates have been convicted in Mueller-related investigations

23:50  15 november  2019
23:50  15 november  2019 Source:   cnn.com

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The Special Counsel investigation was an investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections and suspicious links between Trump associates and Russian officials

Mr. Mueller said he was instead looking for whether there was evidence of “coordination” between He writes that while there was ample evidence of contacts between the Trump campaign and 1 The president immediately recognized the threat of the investigation . When he learned of Mr. Mueller ’s

Six associates of President Donald Trump have been convicted of crimes since he took office, all stemming from former special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Some of the defendants pleaded guilty, and others were convicted after jury trials.

Paul Manafort, Roger Stone are posing for a picture© AFP & Getty Images

Some, but not all, of the charges were related to Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Here is a complete list.

Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen:

Tax evasion

Lying to a bank

Campaign finance violations

Lying to Congress

Former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn:

Lying to the FBI

Former Trump campaign official Rick Gates:

Conspiracy against the US

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He had two trials scheduled, and the first ended in a conviction on eight counts of financial crimes. To avert the second trial, Manafort struck a plea deal with Mueller in So far, no Trump associates have been specifically charged with any crimes relating to helping Russia interfere with the 2016 election.

As Mueller was unable to draw a conclusion on whether Trump obstructed justice, it was left to Barr and Furthermore, Barr insisted in his letter the decision not to prosecute was not made based on any limitations related to the indictment Who was convicted or charged by the Mueller investigation ?

Lying to the FBI

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort:

Conspiracy against the US

Tax evasion

Bank fraud

Hiding foreign bank accounts

Conspiracy to obstruct justice

Former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos:

Lying to the FBI

Former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone:

Lying to Congress

Obstruction of Congress

Witness tampering

Stone Trial Links Trump More Closely to 2016 Effort to Obtain Stolen Emails .
President Trump was more personally involved in his campaign’s effort to obtain Democratic emails stolen by Russian operatives in 2016 than was previously known, phone records introduced in federal court on Wednesday suggested. Federal prosecutors disclosed the calls at the start of the criminal trial of Roger J. Stone Jr., Mr. Trump’s longtime friend, who faces charges of lying to federal investigators about his efforts to contact WikiLeaks during the 2016 campaign. Russian intelligence officers had funneled tens of thousands of emails they stole from Democratic computers to WikiLeaks, which released them at critical points during the presidential race.

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