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Image: President Donald Trump speaks at a Make America Great Again rally at the Civic Center in Charleston

Key Updates

  • Within minutes of each other Tuesday, longtime Trump fixer Michael Cohen told a judge that Trump ordered him to pay hush money, a campaign finance violation, and the president's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, was found guilty of felony bank and tax fraud violations.
  • The allegation that the president not only knew about but directed criminal activity harkens back to the Nixon days.
  • Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, points to lack of an indictment directly against the president as the good news.
  • One of the president’s earliest endorsers, Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., was indicted on federal charges that he violated campaign finance law.

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