Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who was sentenced to 47 months in prison, sought mercy for a host of financial crimes in a Virginia case. The judge described the 19 1/2 to 24 years suggested by sentencing guidelines as “excessive.”
Worried about the optics of investigating President Trump’s adult children, lawmakers are moving cautiously in probing the intersection of Ivanka Trump’s private financial interests and her White House work.
While there is no sign that the Islamic State will regain significant territory in Syria anytime soon, clandestine groups are active in areas where shattered villages and vast tracts of desert are hard to police, experts say.
Undecided senators have received calls from the White House, and the message, according to one of the senators, is clear: President Trump is taking names and noticing who opposes him — particularly if you are running for re-election.