Paul Manafort

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Himes: Trump ‘is not acting like an innocent party’

WASHINGTON – Rep. Jim Himes’ job as a minority member of the House Intelligence Committee usually wasn’t a path to the political spotlight – but all that changed with the election of Donald Trump and allegations his campaign may have colluded with the Russians to influence U.S. elections. Continue Reading →

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Himes: GOP wants to keep Congress’ Russian probe from public

WASHINGTON — Rep. Jim Himes, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, said the GOP head of the panel wants to hide its probe of any ties between the Trump campaign and Russia behind closed door. “It’s a naked attempt to shut down an open hearing,” Himes said. Continue Reading →

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Himes: Manafort, Stone likely witnesses in Congress’ Russia probe

WASHINGTON — Rep. Jim Himes on Monday said Connecticut natives Paul Manafort, a former Trump campaign manager, and Roger Stone, a self-described Trump campaign consultant, are likely to be key witnesses as the House Intelligence Committee continues its investigation of Russian hacking and the U.S. elections. Continue Reading →

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Roger Stone and the Trump phenomenon

If anyone is familiar with the inner workings of President Donald Trump’s political campaign, it is Connecticut native and author Roger Stone. In this Sunday conversation, he talks about Trump’s rise to power and dismisses as “nonsense” a recent New York Times report that intelligence agencies are investigating him and two other Trump political operatives for alleged ties to the Kremlin. Continue Reading →

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Manafort downplays Melania controversy with counterattack

CLEVELAND — Paul Manafort glided into the Connecticut delegation’s breakfast buffet Tuesday morning clutching a Starbucks coffee, fresh from what he called his “fun morning” on CNN and CBS responding to the Melania Trump plagiarism controversy by going on the attack against the media and Hillary Clinton. Trump’s manager visited his home-state delegates with an old lobbying partner now running a Trump super PAC. Continue Reading →

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