Sean Hannity

Unsealed court docs reveal texts between Manafort and Hannity

Paul Manafort. Photo: Mandel Ngan/Contributor/Getty Images

A lengthy text message exchange between former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and "Sean," presumed to be Fox News' Sean Hannity, was made public on Friday when court documents from the government’s sentencing recommendation for Manafort were unsealed.

Read the exchange here:

Pence hits back after speculation that FBI tried to infiltrate his team

Former FBI agent Peter Strzok testifying on Capitol Hill
Strzok testifies at a congressional hearing in July. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Vice President Mike Pence's former chief of staff, Josh Pitcock, has responded for the first time to speculation in conservative media outlets that FBI agents wanted to use him to infiltrate President-elect Trump's transition team in 2016.

Driving the news: In a statement to Axios, Pitcock said he had "no contact" with either former FBI Special Agent Peter Strzok or former FBI attorney Lisa Page — the officials at the center of the speculation — and "took zero actions on their behalf."