Josh Kovensky

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.

Articles by Josh

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort met with his business associate Konstantin Kilimnik, who has been linked to a Russian intelligence agency by Robert Mueller, in early 2017, Manafort spokesman Jason Maloni told TPM Tuesday evening. The statement came after a court filing earlier in the day suggested the meeting took place while Manafort worked for the Trump campaign.

Maloni wrote in an email that the meeting took place “after the campaign” in “Jan or Feb 2017.”

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Shockingly, there may be more than meets the eye to Rudy Giuliani.

Apart from his ongoing series of bizarre TV appearances and questionable legal strategy in defending President Trump, the former New York City mayor has used the elevated profile that comes with representing Trump to travel the world doing “consulting” work for various oligarchs and dictators.

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