Schiff threatens to subpoena FBI for info on Russia probes

Politics 06/12/19, 14:56

The House Intelligence Committee chairman is threatening to subpoena FBI Director Christopher Wray for information related to the bureau's counterintelligence investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said Wednesday that he has unsuccessfully sought more information about that investigation and any links to Donald ...

Update: Mueller closes special counsel’s office, ends Russia probe

Politics 05/29/19, 11:28

The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller and the Russia investigation (all times local): ___ 12:05 p.m. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says special counsel Robert Mueller is moving on with his life "and everyone else should do the same." Sanders said in her statement that Mueller noted that his office has closed ...

Mueller to make 1st public statement on Russia probe

Politics 05/29/19, 09:00

Special counsel Robert Mueller is set to make his first public statement on the Russia investigation Wednesday, the Justice Department said. Mueller will speak at the Justice Department at 11 a.m. and won't take any questions. It was not clear what he intended to say, but the statement comes amid demands for ...

Trump tells ex-counsel McGahn to defy congressional subpoena

Politics 05/20/19, 14:52

President Donald Trump directed former White House counsel Don McGahn not to comply with congressional subpoena, citing a Justice Department legal opinion that McGahn would have immunity from testifying before Congress about his work as a close Trump adviser. The decision is certain to deepen tensions between congressional Democrats and the ...

Trump to provide rare look of finances in disclosure report

U.S. 05/15/19, 23:09

President Donald Trump's latest financial disclosure report is expected to provide a rare glimpse into whether his presidency has helped or hurt his hotels, golf resorts and other parts of his business empire. The report, which is filed with the Office of Government Ethics and set for release Thursday, will be ...

Sen. Burr takes GOP fire over Trump Jr subpoena

Politics 05/09/19, 15:10

Republicans lashed out Thursday at fellow GOP Sen. Richard Burr for his committee's subpoena of President Donald Trump's son, a move that suggested the Russia investigation is not "case closed" as some in the party insist. Trump said he was "very surprised" at the move. The revolt by some against the ...

Update: Pelosi says Barr lied to Congress

Politics 05/02/19, 10:38

The Latest on a House Judiciary Committee hearing about the attorney general's handling of the special counsel's Russia report (all times local): 11:20 a.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is asserting that Attorney General Robert Barr has committed a crime by lying to Congress. At a news conference Thursday, Pelosi ramped up pressure on ...

Update: Barr says he didn’t exonerate Trump

Politics 05/01/19, 13:38

The Latest on Attorney General William Barr's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Attorney General William Barr says he didn't exonerate President Donald Trump, because that's not the job of the Justice Department. Barr said at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday that he simply decided the ...

Dems weigh contempt vote after White House defies subpoena

Politics 04/23/19, 14:36

The chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee says the White House is in "open defiance" of his panel after lawyers advised a former official to ignore a subpoena related to the committee's investigation of White House security clearances. Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., said he is consulting with other lawmakers ...

Update: Trump says some statements in Mueller report ‘untrue’

Politics 04/19/19, 08:32

The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller's report and President Donald Trump (all times local): 9:25 a.m. President Donald Trump says some statements made in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report are "fabricated & totally untrue." Tweeting Friday from his Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida, Trump dubbed the more than 400-page document ...

White House: A 2-year, $35 million witch hunt ends

Politics 04/19/19, 03:43

On Thursday, April 18, after two years and $35 million of taxpayers' money wasted, special counsel Robert Mueller’s report concluded what President Donald J. Trump has told the American people from day one: There has been no collusion or obstruction of justice. Attorney General William Barr addressed reporters yesterday morning from ...

Key takeaways from the Mueller report on Trump and Russia

Politics 04/18/19, 20:39

The final report by special counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of a conspiracy between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin, but details in the 448-page document provide fodder for congressional Democrats who want more investigations. The lightly redacted report released by the Justice Department states that President Donald Trump feared ...

What Pelosi, Schumer and Nadler reacted to Mueller report

Politics 04/18/19, 10:36

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russia and President Donald Trump (all times local): 10:45 a.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Attorney General William Barr is involved in a “staggering public effort” by the Trump administration to put a positive face on special counsel Robert Mueller’s ...

President Trump on A.G. Barr’s remarks: ‘Game Over’

Politics 04/18/19, 09:40

President Donald Trump is celebrating the upcoming release of a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russia's 2016 election interference. The report came out on Thursday. In the hours before its publication, Attorney General William Barr outlined the findings of the report and repeated Trump's favored phrase, "No ...

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 ...

Giuliani: Trump lawyers finishing Mueller report rebuttal

Politics 04/16/19, 17:20

President Donald Trump's lawyers are putting the finishing touches on a rebuttal to the forthcoming report by special counsel Robert Mueller. Rudy Giuliani, one of the president's attorneys, said Tuesday that their document will be dozens of pages long. Giuliani says it will be published in the hours after the release of ...

Former Obama legal counsel Greg Craig expected to be charged in Mueller probe

Politics 04/11/19, 06:06

Former President Barack Obama’s White House counsel Greg Craig expects to be indicted for lying to Justice Department investigators during the Mueller investigation. He would be the first prominent Democrat to be charged as part of the 22-month probe of special counsel from Mueller's team. Craig, 74, refused to accept a plea and, as soon as Thursday, his case could be sent to a grand jury, according to the Wall Street Journal. ...

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