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Mueller files heavily redacted documents accusing Manafort of lying to investigators

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On Tuesday, Special counsel Robert Mueller provided judges heavily redacted documents against President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort.

Manafort was accused of lying to investigators. According to CNN, the documents provided evidence that Manafort lied to investigators.

“There are 30 pages in this,” said CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. “Another 70 or 80 pages of various appendixes. He was still in touch after he left and was no longer the campaign chairman.”

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“I think there are a couple of takeaways here,” former CIA officer Phil Mudd said. “You put a match and you’ll get a blow torch response. This is about FBI evidence. It includes interviews with Rick Gates, financial information, telephone calls, e-mail records, travel records. Manafort is trying to get off the hook. They crushed him like a bug and said allegations are true and you’re going to spend time in the big house.”

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Fox News pundit: Tax returns ruling against Trump is ‘a win for him’ and ‘will help the president’

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Fox News pundit Katie Pavlich argued on Thursday that a Supreme Court ruling which opened the door for prosecutors to obtain Donald Trump's tax returns is actually "a win" for the president.

Pavlich made the remarks after the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance can request the president's tax records in a public corruption case.

"I think it's a win and a little bit of a loss for President Trump," Pavlich explained. "In the sense that he will now have to deal with a number of these issues and other presidents in the future will as well, whether they are valid requests for information or not and whether they are being made for political for reasons or for valid criminal investigations."

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Trump melts down on Twitter after his own Supreme Court nominees rebuke him on financial cases

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On Thursday, following the 7-2 rulings from the Supreme Court rejecting President Donald Trump's claims of absolute immunity in the New York tax returns and House financial oversight cases, the president took to Twitter to complain.

In the thread, Trump whined that he was being unfairly targeted by the Supreme Court decisions — which were joined by the two justices he appointed — and claimed he was a victim of "prosecutorial misconduct."

We have a totally corrupt previous Administration, including a President and Vice President who spied on my campaign, AND GOT CAIGHT...and nothing happens to them. This crime was taking place even before my election, everyone knows it, and yet all are frozen stiff with fear....

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WATCH: Raging New York man screams racial slurs as he chases Black woman’s car

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An upstate New York man was charged with a hate crime after he chased a Black woman and her boyfriend shouting racial slurs.

Athina Mitchell and Charles Wilkinson were looking for a new fishing spot they'd heard about Sunday in Plattsburgh when an angry white man approached their car shouting, reported WPTZ-TV.

"Here n*gger, n*gger, n*gger," the man said, as if calling to her like a dog.

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