Ken Dilanian

NBC News

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Ken Dilanian is a national security reporter for NBC News' Investigative Unit. He is a former intelligence reporter for Associated Press, and former national security correspondent for the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune.

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We look at why Paul Manafort apparently didn’t cooperate fully with Robert Mueller as his plea arrangement required, and whether it’s accurate that he met with Julian Assange before…

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