As part of a plea deal with federal prosecutors, Paul Manafort, President Trump’s disgraced campaign chairman, forfeited his New York homes worth about $22 million to the government.
Audits and criminal referrals are down sharply since Congress cut the tax agency’s budget and management changed priorities.
Konstantin Nikolaev, the oligarch who helped finance Ms. Butina, has been an investor in projects linked to the Russian government.
As a public defender, I’m not mad at how well Manafort and Cohen have been treated. I just want that same treatment for my clients.
In the midterm elections, the resistance will finally have a chance to push back against Trump.
Mr. Manafort agreed to give up three Manhattan apartments, including one in Trump Tower, a brownstone townhouse in Brooklyn and a 10-bedroom home in the Hamptons.
To evade taxes, many shell companies are headed by “nominee directors” who can be homeless people or even victims of identity theft.
The demand for justice once again outweighs the president’s demand for loyalty.