‘In a statement, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District said it agreed not to prosecute AMI after the company admitted “that it made the $150,000 payment in concert with a candidate’s presidential campaign, and in order to ensure that the woman did not publicize damaging allegations about the candidate before the 2016 presidential election.”’
The Deputy Finance Chair of the RNC was just sentenced to 3 years in prison for felonies committed during the 2016 presidential election campaign.
Here’s the latest on Michael Cohen’s sentencing:
• Judge sentences former Trump lawyer to 3 years in prison
• Two months concurrent for lying to Congress
• Cohen to pay $1.4m, forfeiture of $500k and fine of $50k
Two organizations told BuzzFeed News, each on condition that they not be named, that the FBI delivered subpoenas to them related to the comments.’
The brazenness of the attempt to kill a Russian defector turned British citizen at his home in southwest England outraged Western governments and led to the expulsion of some 150 Russian diplomats by more than two dozen countries, including the United States. Yet, more than eight months later, analysts see a potential for greater harm in the kind of heavily coordinated propaganda barrage Russia launched after the assassination attempt failed.’