Josh Kovensky is a reporter for Talking Points Memo in New York City. He previously worked for the Kyiv Post in Ukraine, covering politics, business, and corruption there. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago.
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has shown no remorse for his crimes and “poses a serious risk of recidivism,” prosecutors with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation argued in a Tuesday court filing in the Eastern District of Virginia.
The White House rejected a request from the House Oversight Committee to hand over documents and make officials available for interviews for a probe into how Jared Kushner got a security clearance, Congressional Democrats announced Tuesday.
The judge overseeing former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s D.C. case won’t change her ruling that the 69-year old lied to investigators about his contacts with an alleged Russian spy, according to a Friday court order.
Michael Cohen’s testimony yesterday was shocking, if not surprising. But what does one of the key characters to work with Cohen during one of the biggest scandals he discussed — the Trump Tower Moscow project — think about the whole thing?
It’s one of the world’s biggest embezzlement cases, featuring a global hunt for $6 billion stolen from a Kazakh bank that’s led investigators to Russia, a Trump Manhattan property, and a dawn raid along the French riviera.