- The insider trading charges against Trump ally Rep. Chris Collins for allegedly urgently calling in stock tips to his son from a White House party about a company Collins had ties to and which he simultaneously oversaw in Congress. Collins has pleaded not guilty.
- The IRS agent walking a Virginia court through the complicated alleged money laundering scheme used by Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort to clean millions he was bringing in from Ukraine.
- Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, who admitted last month to error in failing to divest assets as required under ethics rules, is now facing allegations of bilking friends and investors in a tough new Forbes report. Ross has vigorously denied those new allegations.
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