1. Oct 31, 2017 8:22 AM EDT Update: President Donald Trump took to Twitter again Tuesday morning, saying there was "no collusion" between his campaign and Russia. He also lashed out at the media.
  2. Oct 30, 2017 4:55 PM EDT Update: Kevin Downing, Paul Manafort's attorney, releases a statement following the charges.
  3. Oct 30, 2017 3:42 PM EDT Update: Manafort's attorney said Monday that there is "no evidence" that his client or the Trump campaign colluded with the Russian government.
  4. "I think you all saw it today, that President Donald Trump was correct," attorney Kevin Downing said. "Mr. Manafort represented pro-European Union campaigns for the (Ukraine) and in that he was seeking to further democracy and to help the Ukraine move closer to the United States and the EU."
  5. Downing said charges related to Manafort's offshore money transfers are "ridiculous."
  6. Oct 30, 2017 3:17 PM EDT Update: A judge on Monday ordered Manafort to be under house arrest as he awaits his next court date on accusations that he lied to authorities, conspired to launder money and failed to register as a foreign agent, among other charges.
  7. BuzzFeed News reported that prosecutors deemed both Manafort and his business associate, Gates, were flight risks.
  8. "Manafort was released on a $10 million appearance bond, meaning he owes that if he doesn't show up to court," the news site reported. "Gates is out on a $5 million bond."
  9. Their passports were also seized.
  10. Oct 30, 2017 2:34 PM EDT Update: Gates's spokesman, Glenn Selig, said in a statement that the former Trump campaign staffer "welcomes the opportunity to confront these charges in court."
  11. "He is not going to comment further until he has had a chance to review the lengthy indictment with his legal team," Selig said. "This fight is just beginning."
  12. He asked for privacy for Gates's family "as they weather this unexpected and hasty proceeding designed to accommodate perhaps political and press considerations rather than his right to have counsel of his choice by his side during this most troubling and challenging day for him and his loved ones."
  13. Oct 30, 2017 2:04 PM EDT Update: Manafort and Gates pleaded not guilty Monday afternoon to charges connected to the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and its ties to the Trump campaign, according to reports from Washington.
  14. “Rick Gates pled ‘Not Guilty’ today. He welcomes the opportunity to confront these charges in court. He is not going to comment further until he has had a chance to review the lengthy indictment with his legal team. In the meanwhile, he would appreciate you respecting his and his family’s privacy as they weather this unexpected and hasty proceeding designed to accommodate perhaps political and press considerations rather than his right to have counsel of his choice by his side during this most troubling and challenging day for him and his loved ones. This fight is just beginning.” – Glenn Selig, Spokesman for Rick Gates
  15. Oct 30, 2017 2:02 PM EDT Update: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders repeatedly pointed fingers at former Secretary of State and once Trump presidential campaign rival Hillary Clinton at a news briefing Monday in the wake of federal indictments against three Trump campaign staffers.
  16. "The real collusion scandal, as we've said several times before, has everything to do the Clinton campaign, Fusion GPS and Russia," Huckabee Sanders said, pointing to reports last week that the Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee helped fund research that eventually solidified as the infamous "Steele Dossier."
  17. The dossier, written by former British intelligence official Christopher Steele, included a number of salacious accusations against Trump. Much of the dossier has not been verified.
  18. She downplayed Papadopoulos's role in the Trump campaign, telling reporters that he was a volunteer and had little connection to Trump. In March 2016, Trump called Papadopoulos an "excellent guy" during an interview with The Washington Post's editorial board.
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