Things you should know today: 11/29/18


World leaders arriving to pivotal G-20 summit in Argentina

South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in, left, is wife Kim Jung-sook, center, and are welcomed by Argentina Social Development Minister Carolina Stanley on their arrival to the Ministro Pistarini international airport to participate in the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, Nov. 29. Leaders from the Group of 20 industrialized nations will meet in Buenos Aires for two-day starting Friday. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

World leaders started arriving in Buenos Aires Nov. 29 for the upcoming G-20 summit. The summit is expected to focus on economic issues like the trade war brewing between China and the U.S., conflict in Ukraine and potentially a new North American trade deal.

Trump says he wouldn’t take Manafort pardon ‘off the table’

In this Feb. 14 file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington. Manafort says in a statement that a Guardian report saying he met with Assange at the Ecuadorian embassy is “totally false and deliberately libelous.” Manafort says that he has never been contacted by “anyone connected to WikiLeaks, either directly or indirectly.” (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

President Donald Trump said pardoning Paul Manafort is not “off the table,” on Wednesday, Nov. 28, during an interview with New York Post. The comment drew outrage from critics, many of whom slammed the president for misuse of power and obstruction of justice. President Trump’s remarks came several days after special counsel Robert Mueller accused Manafort of lying to investigators and breaching his plea deal.

Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress

In this Aug. 21 file photo, Michael Cohen leaves Federal court, in New York. Cohen, President Trump’s ex-lawyer, is making an court appearance before a federal judge in New York on Thursday, Nov. 29. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

President Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen plead guilty to lying to Congress about his work with the Moscow Trump Tower on Wednesday, Nov. 28. Cohen said he lied about the tower negotiation timeline along with other deals as he wanted to align with President Trump’s political message.

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