Top GOP defend Barr: Democrats’ efforts to intimidate him will ‘fall woefully short’

Politics 02/19/20, 04:51

Top House and Senate Republicans issued a rare joint statement on Tuesday, Feb. 18, defending Attorney General William Barr who has faced scrutiny from Democrats and the media over his decision involving former Trump aide Roger Stone. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy ...

House Democrats probe draws new focus in President Trump’s answers to Mueller

Politics 11/19/19, 04:48

Democrats are investigating whether President Donald Trump's potential obstruction of former special counsel Robert Mueller's probe, including whether the president made false statements in his written answers to Mueller, a House Judiciary Committee counsel said in federal court on Monday, Nov. 18. "Did the President lie? Was the president not truthful ...

US opposes giving Roger Stone full copy of Mueller report

Politics 04/30/19, 10:45

Federal prosecutors say they oppose a request from Roger Stone to see an unredacted copy of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report. Stone, a longtime confidant of President Donald Trump, appeared in court Tuesday for a brief status conference. He was charged in Mueller's investigation with lying to Congress, obstruction and ...

New Justice pick opens key job for post-Mueller probes

Politics 03/06/19, 13:16

President Donald Trump's nomination of a career prosecutor for the third-highest spot in the Justice Department creates a vacancy that could allow him to name the person who will oversee the most politically charged cases in Washington. Trump is nominating Jessie Liu as associate attorney general. She currently serves as the ...

Appeals court rejects challenge to Mueller’s appointment

Politics 02/26/19, 10:38

A federal appeals court panel has rejected a challenge to special counsel Robert Mueller's appointment in a case involving an associate of Roger Stone. The three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit released its opinion Tuesday. The case before the court was brought by Andrew ...

Judge imposes gag order on Roger Stone after post

Politics 02/21/19, 17:44

A federal judge issued a broad gag order forbidding Roger Stone to discuss his criminal case with anyone and gave him a stinging reprimand Thursday over the longtime Trump confidant's posting of a photo of the judge with what appeared to be crosshairs of a gun. She promised to throw him ...

Update: Stone says posting judge pic was egregious error

Politics 02/21/19, 15:48

The Latest on Roger Stone (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Trump confidant Roger Stone says he made an egregious mistake by posting an Instagram photo of the judge presiding over his criminal case with what appears to be the crosshairs of a gun. During a tense court hearing Thursday, Stone said there was ...

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