By firstname.lastname@example.org (Daniel Lippman) | POLITICO | 6 days 4 hours ago | Politics
HOW CONGRESS WORKS … REP. CHRIS COLLINS (R-N.Y.) was indicted two days ago for fraud, after he allegedly shared non-public information with his son about a biotech company for which he was a corporate officer. A lot of people were surprised that members of Congress could sit on corporate boards. They can. Collins -- who is worth north of $50 million -- reported on his financial disclosure form in...
By | Reuters | 5 days 13 hours ago | Politics
The head of a small Chicago bank was directly involved in approving $16 million in loans to former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort while seeking Manafort's help securing a post in the new administration, a witness testified on Friday in Manafort's fraud trial.
By Carrie Johnson | NPR | 6 days 3 hours ago | Politics
Jurors in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort have heard about how he misrepresented his income in order to get bank loans. Prosecutors could wrap their case as early as Friday.