On Wednesday, Judge Amy Berman Jackson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that Paul Manafort made intentionally false statements to the special counsel’s office while subject to a cooperation agreement. Accordingly, Judge Jackson ruled that “the Office of Special Counsel is no longer bound by its obligations under the plea agreement, including its promise to support a reduction of the offense level in the calculation of the U.S.
Latest in Mueller Documents
On Thursday, the Special Counsel’s Office filed a motion in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in its case against Roger Stone seeking an exception to the Speedy Trial Act due to “voluminous and complex” evidence. According to the filing, Stone’s defense counsel does not oppose the motion. The full document is below.
The special counsel's office has filed a memorandum in U.S. v. Concord Management and Consulting, LLC in opposition to Concord's motion to disclose documents identified as "sensitive" by the Special Counsel to certain Concord officiers and employees.
The unnamed foreign corporation challenging a subpoena issued by Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed a cert petition seeking Supreme Court review of the D.C. Circuit's decision in favor of Mueller. The petition is available in partially redacted form below.
Document: Special Counsel Files Partially Redacted Memo Describing False Statements by Manafort During Cooperation
On Tuesday, the Special Counsel’s Office filed the following memorandum in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia describing false statements made by Paul Manafort after Manafort entered a cooperation agreement with the special prosecutor. The document is partially redacted.
On Tuesday, Judges Tatel, Griffith and Williams of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upheld a contempt citation against the unnamed defendant in In re: Grand Jury Subpoena, the case of the mystery subpoena filed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller against a foreign bank first reported by Politico late last year. The full ruling is below.
Document: Special Counsel's Office Files Submission in Support of Breach Determination in Manafort Case
Today, the Special Counsel's Office filed a submission in support of its determination that Paul Manafort allegedly breached his plea agreement. The filing is available here and below:
Document: U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York and Special Counsel's Office File Michael Cohen Sentencing Memo
Today, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York filed its sentencing memo in the Michael Cohen case. The sentencing memo from SDNY is available here and the memo from the special counsel's office is available here. Both are below:
Memo from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York:
The Associate Press reports that on Thursday morning, former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty in the Southern District of New York to making false statements to Congress related to his involvement in real estate deals in Russia on behalf of Donald Trump. At the hearing, Cohen's lawyer told the judge that his client was entering a plea agreement with Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
On Nov. 15, Judge Dabney Friedrich of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia denied a motion by Concord Management and Concord Consulting LLC to dismiss charges filed in February by the special counsel under 18 U.S.C. §371, conspiracy to defraud the United States. The ruling is available below.