Judge says unidentified firm is linked to 'foreign interference in the presidential election and potential collusion in those efforts by American citizens'. Special Counsel Robert Mueller may have concluded his report on Russian interference in the election, but the grand jury behind a slate of indictments is seemingly still alive and well as a mystery foreign company battles a subpoena stemming from the federal investigation. A US District Court judge in Washington allowed the unnamed company to remain private on Monday as it fights against a document request made in the subpoena. The case has remained a high-profile mystery, with the Supreme Court and lower courts declining to identify the company, the country that owns it or the specific purpose of the subpoena.
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Read further. Until recently, the Russian ambassador to the US. A hub for contacts with Trump representatives including Kushner, attorney general Jeff Sessions, former national security adviser Michael Flynn and the president himself. The Kremlin-connected head of Russian state investment bank Vnesheconombank. President of the Center for the National Interest, a Washington thinktank, which hosted an April foreign policy speech by Trump. By Tom McCarthy. The concerted effort could be a sign that the White House is realising the full gravity of the situation.
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Mueller has been investigating possible collusion between Trump associates and Russians who sought to influence last year's election by hacking Democrats. The Wall Street Journal , which broke the story Thursday, reported that the grand jury began working in recent weeks. Last month, Trump Jr. President Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner, along with then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort, were also in the meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, and others with Russian ties.
Mr Manafort faces five counts of filing false tax returns, four counts of failing to disclose offshore bank accounts, and nine counts of bank fraud. If convicted on all the charges, he could spend the rest of his life in prison. They are a National Disgrace! Prosecutors are said to be considering charges, possibly by the end of August. The jury was not present when he made those remarks.