Josh Gerstein

Politico

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Josh Gerstein is a senior White House reporter for Politico, covering legal and national security issues. He is a former national reporter for the New York Sun.

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It’s day 11 of Paul Manafort’s tax and bank fraud trial. On Monday, the prosecution rested its case. Today, the defense did the same, without calling a single witness.

Why did Paul Manafort's defense team not call a witness on his behalf?

It’s day 11 of Paul Manafort’s tax and bank fraud trial. On Monday, the prosecution rested its case. Today, the defense did the same, without calling a single witness.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On Wednesday night, Rudy Giuliani said President Trump reimbursed attorney Michael Cohen for paying off porn star Stormy Daniels out of his own pocket.

Is Rudy Giuliani causing more trouble for Trump?

On Wednesday night, Rudy Giuliani said President Trump reimbursed attorney Michael Cohen for paying off porn star Stormy Daniels out of his own pocket.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Attorney General Jeff Sessions got some harsh words from President Trump back in May, after the president learned that the Justice Department had appointed a special counsel to look…

Why Jeff Sessions offered to resign, and where Robert Mueller's investigation stands

Attorney General Jeff Sessions got some harsh words from President Trump back in May, after the president learned that the Justice Department had appointed a special counsel to look…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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