Barr says ‘I think spying did occur’ against Trump campaign

Politics 04/10/19, 17:56

Attorney General William Barr declared Wednesday he thinks "spying did occur" against Donald Trump's presidential campaign, suggesting the origins of the Russia investigation may have been mishandled. Barr, appearing before a Senate panel, did not say what "spying" may have taken place but seemed to be alluding to a surveillance warrant ...

Barr forms team to look into FBI’s actions in Trump investigation

Politics 04/09/19, 21:39

Attorney General William Barr has assembled a "team" to investigate the origins of the FBI's counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign, an official administration informed Fox News on Tuesday about the situation. Republicans have repeatedly called for a thorough investigation into the intelligence practices of the FBI and the origins of ...

Putin: Russia knows Mueller probe ‘gave birth to a mouse’

Politics 04/09/19, 15:30

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday mocked U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Kremlin interference in the 2016 presidential election, saying "a mountain gave birth to a mouse." In his first comments since Mueller finished his probe, Putin sought to cast the 22-month investigation as a failure and disregarded the ...

Redacted Mueller report to be released within a week

Politics 04/09/19, 10:47

Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday that he expects to release a redacted version of the special counsel's Trump-Russia investigation report "within a week" as he defended his handling of the document. Barr told members of Congress at his first public appearance since receiving special counsel Robert Mueller's report that his ...

Then and now: Rep. Jerry Nadler’s change of view on investigating a President

Politics 04/04/19, 23:39

After the special prosecutor completed his report, a congressman of the president’s party accused the president’s accusers of attempting a “coup d’etat.” The congressman raised questions about the integrity of the investigation into the president, was dismissive about obstruction of justice, and contended that offenses aren’t impeachable if not committed against ...

Biggest media miss of Trump’s presidency

Opinion 03/30/19, 06:26

After over two years of speculation and endless media coverage, the Mueller report arrived with a dud. This is, without a doubt, the biggest media miss of the Trump presidency. The fact is that after nonstop allegations and insinuations that Trump was a Manchurian candidate and a puppet of the Putin regime, ...

Amid calls for new Special Counsel, silence on internal probe of FBI, DOJ abuses

Politics 03/28/19, 21:05

After nearly two years, special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report is finished. But one year after his assignment to probe possible related misdeeds by FBI and Justice Department officials, U.S. Attorney John Huber’s work remains a mystery. Huber, who oversees federal prosecutions in the District of Utah, is working collaboratively in the internal ...

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 ...

Update: Democrat says Mueller’s report is ‘substantial’

Politics 03/27/19, 17:26

The Latest on Congress and the special counsel's Russia investigation (all times local): 6:25 p.m. The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee says special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report is "very substantial" in length and breadth. New York congressman Jerrold Nadler says he spoke with Attorney General William Barr for about 10 minutes ...

Liz Warren says no one cares about the Mueller report

Politics 03/27/19, 06:07

Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren said most voters do not care about special counsel Robert Mueller’s completed report into on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election Monday. In a video posted on Twitter, Warren was seen running to catch a train, and was followed by someone with a camera, who began asking ...

Ex-Trump campaign aide says FBI wanted him to wear a wire

Politics 03/26/19, 17:42

A former Trump campaign aide central to the early days of the FBI's Russia investigation said the FBI wanted him to wear a wire to record conversations with a professor who had told him the Russians had dirt on Hillary Clinton. George Papadopoulos, the first of five Trump aides to plead ...

2020 Democratic candidates silent in wake of Mueller findings

2022 Campaign 03/26/19, 10:35

Democrats running for president in 2020 would not answer questions regarding the results of special counsel Robert Mueller after multiple inquiries from The Daily Caller News Foundation. Mueller, who submitted his completed report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election Friday, did not find any collusion between President Donald Trump’s campaign and ...

White House: The 2-year, $25 million witch hunt

Politics 03/25/19, 23:19

Since Election Night 2016, Democrats and their media allies have been fixated on a simple illusion to justify their otherwise indefensible behavior toward an American Commander in Chief. Their illusion was that President Donald J. Trump colluded with Russia to win the 2016 election, and then obstructed justice to prevent anyone ...

4 ways Democrats are responding to Mueller report

Politics 03/25/19, 21:14

Democrats are considering next steps following the conclusion of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, which found that Donald Trump and his associates did not conspire with Russia to win the presidency. Mueller transmitted the results of his 22-month probe Friday to Attorney General William ...

Trump accuses people launching the investigation of ‘treason’

Politics 03/25/19, 18:06

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel’s Russia investigation (all times local): ___ 1:01 p.m. President Donald Trump is accusing those responsible for launching the special counsel investigation of “treason” and says they “will certainly be looked at.” Trump did not specify who he’s referring to, but told reporters Monday, ...

Update: Schumer insists on urging the public release of Mueller report

Politics 03/25/19, 17:47

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel’s Russia investigation (all times local): __ 5:15 p.m. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer is trying to quickly pass a resolution urging the public release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, but he’s being blocked by Republicans. Schumer said Monday that since President Donald ...

Media takes heat following Mueller conclusions

Politics 03/25/19, 17:01

Holding a copy of the New York Times to the camera on Monday, a giddy Steve Doocy of Fox News Channel said the headline about special counsel Robert Mueller's findings in the Russia investigation "probably killed whoever had to type this." Motivated by the typical soul-searching that can accompany the climax ...

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