A lawyer for a U.S. Treasury
Department employee charged with leaking to a journalist
confidential documents on former Trump campaign chairman Paul
Manafort and others, said on Friday that his client was
motivated by public service.
unveiled criminal charges on Thursday against two former Goldman
Sachs Group Inc bankers and Malaysian financier Low Taek
Jho tied to the alleged theft of billions of dollars from
Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB.
Government probes into Goldman
Sachs Group Inc's dealings with the Malaysian sovereign
wealth fund 1MDB may still result in "significant fines,
penalties and other sanctions," the Wall Street bank said in a
regulatory filing on Friday.
Congressional Democrats on
Friday asked the White House for more information about planning
for a new FBI headquarters and released a government email that
they said raises fresh concerns about the Trump administration's
handling of the matter.