Inaugurations

This Aug. 7, 2018, courtroom sketch depicts Rick Gates, right, testifying during questioning in the bank fraud and tax evasion trial of Paul Manafort at federal court in Alexandria, Va. U.S. district Judge T.S. Ellis III presides at top right. Gates acknowledged that he “possibly” covered personal expenses with Trump inauguration funds at the trial of his former boss Paul Manafort last week. Though Gates definitively admitted to embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from Manafort at his old job, Trump’s inaugural committee chairman is declining to say how much money Gates may have taken _ or whether any further review of inaugural spending is warranted. (Dana Verkouteren via AP)
August 14, 2018 - 12:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's inaugural committee pushed back hard last summer on questions about whether the unprecedented $107 million budget for the event was fraught with cost overruns and misspending. A top inauguration official assured The Associated Press that spending had been restrained...
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This courtroom sketch depicts Rick Gates, right, testifying during questioning by prosecutor Greg Andres, standing at left, as former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, far left, sits with his lawyer Kevin Downing as Manafort's trial continues at federal court in Alexandria, Va., Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. U.S. district Judge T.S. Ellis III presides at top right. (Dana Verkouteren via AP)
August 07, 2018 - 5:15 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort (all times local): 5:09 p.m. The star witness at former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's fraud trial says he stole from his former boss because of personal struggles. Asked Tuesday why he...
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FILE - In this June 17, 2018 file photo, Ivan Duque, candidate of the Democratic Center party, gives a thumbs up to supporters after voting in the presidential runoff election in Bogota, Colombia. Duque will be sworn in as the new leader of Colombia on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, tasked with guiding the implementation of a historic peace accord with leftist rebels that remains on shaky ground. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara, File)
August 07, 2018 - 2:56 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The young protégé of a powerful former president is being sworn in as Colombia's new leader Tuesday, tasked with guiding the implementation of a peace accord with leftist rebels that remains on shaky ground. Ivan Duque, 42, will be the youngest Colombian chief of state ever...
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