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Amid trial of former campaign chairman, Trump urges attorney general to end Russia probe “right now”

BARRY GREY—Manafort was thrown into jail when his house arrest was revoked last month. He also faces a separate trial next month in Washington, D.C., on charges brought by Mueller’s prosecutors. The charges in the two trials involve bank fraud, money laundering, tax evasion and failing to register as a lobbyist for a foreign government. They concern activities that predate Manafort’s five-month stint as adviser and then chairman of Trump’s 2016 campaign and do not directly relate to alleged Russian interference in the election and Trump campaign collusion.


Reflections on Media Gone Russia-Wild

PAUL STREET—FOX News may function as Trumpian state screwball television, but CNN and MSNBC have become Trump-mad dumpster fires in their own right. Their daily, hour-by-hour obsession with the latest breaking Trump-Russia story angle has gone full-on Crazy Train. The climate catastrophe proceeds at an ever-escalating pace with barely a trace of serious media attention. Anthropogenic (really capitalogenic) environmental ruin, the biggest issue of our or any time, is a non-story in the dominant Russia-Trumped media.