Washington insiders speculate that Mueller is putting pressure on Manafort to change his plea to guilty and cooperate with the inquiry in return for a lesser sentence. If he doesn’t agree, he could face up to 20 years in jail. Papadopoulos has already struck such a deal.
Facebook is bracing itself for criticism over its revelation that some 126 million Americans – half the voting age population – may have seen Russianlinked content posted on the site around the time of the 2016 election. The disclosure came ahead of a Senate hearing this week.