Rosenstein criticizes James Comey in blistering speech

Politics 05/13/19, 18:49

Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein blasted fired FBI Director James Comey on Monday in a blistering speech to the Great Baltimore Committee. “Now, the former director is a partisan pundit, selling books and earning speaking fees while speculating about the strength of my character and the fate of my immortal ...

Nearing end of his tenure, Rosenstein hits back at critics

Politics 04/26/19, 09:36

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is taking swipes at his critics as he prepares his exit from the Justice Department. In a speech Thursday night before a lawyers' group, Rosenstein made barbed remarks in the direction of former FBI Director James Comey, political pundits and the media. He suggested there were decisions ...

Sanders says no culture of lying at the White House

Politics 04/19/19, 09:11

President Donald Trump's spokeswoman Sarah Sanders pushed back Friday against allegations that special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report exposed a culture of lying at the White House. Sanders also disputed allegations that she personally misled the media and TV viewers when she said in 2017 that "countless" members of the FBI ...

Justice Department set to release redacted Mueller report

Politics 04/17/19, 13:51

After nearly two years of waiting, America will get some answers straight from Robert Mueller. The Justice Department on Thursday is expected to release a redacted version of the special counsel's report on Russian election interference and Donald Trump's campaign, opening up months, if not years, of fights over what the ...

Update: Trump wants origins of Russia probe investigated

Politics 04/10/19, 09:42

The Latest on the Attorney General William Barr's testimony to Congress and the Russia probe (all times local): 10:00 a.m. President Donald Trump is declaring that he wants an investigation into the origins of the federal probe into ties between his campaign and Russia. In his first appearance on Capitol Hill since taking ...

Comey accepts Mueller finding on collusion, defends opening Russia probe anyway

Politics 03/27/19, 21:16

James Comey said it is “good news” special counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian government. The former FBI director also defended opening the probe in an interview that aired Wednesday. There was “enough smoke” that the bureau had to investigate whether Trump associates conspired with ...

Trump intensifies effort to discredit Mueller report

Politics 03/22/19, 08:18

President Donald Trump is intensifying his efforts to discredit a report on the special counsel's Russia investigation. In an interview with Fox Business Network to be aired Friday, Trump said: "I have a deputy, appoints a man to write a report on me, to make a determination on my presidency. People ...

Trump attacks ‘groveling’ Schumer for Comey hypocrisy

Politics 01/17/19, 11:51

President Donald Trump attacked Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer for flip-flopping on ex-FBI Director James Comey in a tweet Thursday. “So funny to watch Schumer groveling,” Trump wrote on Twitter Thursday. “He called for the firing of bad cop James Comey many times – UNTIL I FIRED HIM!” So funny to watch Schumer groveling. ...

Key takeaways from new reports on Russian disinformation

Politics 12/17/18, 16:25

Russians seeking to influence U.S. elections through social media had their eyes on the youth-oriented Instagram and the black community. These were among the findings in two reports released Monday by the Senate intelligence committee. Separate studies from University of Oxford researchers and the cybersecurity firm New Knowledge reveal insights into ...

James Comey continues to display his lack of credibility

Opinion 12/13/18, 06:45

Fired former FBI Director James Comey is at it again. Last week, Comey testified before members of the House Judiciary Committee and the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. In a single appearance, Comey, on 245 separate occasions, while under oath, stonewalled questions with “I don’t know,” “I don’t remember,” or ...

Comey: FBI probe of Russia initially looked at 4 Americans

Politics 12/09/18, 00:37

The FBI's counterintelligence investigation into potential ties between the Trump campaign and Russia initially focused on four Americans and whether they were connected to Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, former FBI Director James Comey told lawmakers during hours of closed-door questioning.Comey did not identify the Americans ...

Update: Former FBI chief Comey arrives for GOP interview

Politics 12/07/18, 11:14

The Latest on former FBI Director James Comey's closed-door interview by House Republicans (all times local):10 a.m.Former FBI Director James Comey has arrived on Capitol Hill for a closed-door interview with two House committees.House Republicans are questioning Comey on decisions made by the Justice Department during the 2016 presidential election. ...

Ex-FBI director Comey challenges House subpoena in court

Politics 11/29/18, 18:50

Former FBI Director James Comey moved Thursday to block a subpoena from the Republican-led House of Representatives, saying the closed-door interview demanded by lawmakers would be selectively leaked for political purposes. Comey was subpoenaed earlier this month by the House Judiciary Committee to discuss FBI actions and decisions in 2016, including ...

Bundy son suing US officials for Nevada standoff prosecution

U.S. 10/31/18, 14:33

A rancher's son campaigning as an independent for Nevada governor is suing current and former U.S. government officials, alleging malicious prosecution after a 2014 armed standoff with federal land agents.Ryan Bundy and his father, Cliven Bundy, said Wednesday in front of the U.S. courthouse in Las Vegas that prosecutors tried ...

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