- The special counsel Robert Mueller may have inadvertently revealed the names of two potential witnesses that Paul Manafort, the former chairman of President Donald Trump’s campaign, allegedly tried to tamper with in the Russia investigation.
- The witnesses are former journalists Alan Friedman and Eckart Sager, both of whom were involved in a lobbying group’s efforts to bolster former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych’s reputation in the US in 2013.
- Shortly after Mueller’s office filed documents in court revealing Friedman’s and Sager’s names, prosecutors refiled the documents with redactions.
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Manafort’s and the Hapsburg Group’s outreach to Congress
- Mueller dropped a hint that he’s nowhere near finished charging people in the Russia probe
- Mueller just hit Paul Manafort and a Russian intelligence operative with a new indictment
- Paul Manafort appears to be running out of ways to combat a key charge in the Mueller probe