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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Update: Lawmakers push Barr on Mueller report release

Politics 04/09/19, 08:56

The Latest on Attorney General William Barr's testimony to Congress (all times local): 9:50 a.m. The chairman of a House appropriations subcommittee says it would be a serious blow to democracy if special counsel Robert Mueller's full report on the Russia investigation is not fully made public. Attorney General William Barr is testifying ...

As Mueller release nears, White House renews attacks

Politics 04/08/19, 23:31

President Donald Trump took a victory lap after special counsel Robert Mueller concluded his Russia investigation. It may have been premature. The scramble to frame the investigation's findings in the best political light is sure to be renewed in coming days when Mueller's report is expected to be released in redacted ...

Congressman wants probe of social justice center fire

U.S. 04/05/19, 15:56

U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen is asking for a federal investigation of a fire that destroyed the main office at a Tennessee center that played a prominent role in the civil rights movement.Leaders of the Highlander Research and Education Center have said they found a "white power" symbol spray-painted near the ...

Attorney general defends handling of Mueller’s Russia report

Politics 04/05/19, 06:52

Attorney General William Barr is defending his handling of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation, saying the confidential document contains sensitive grand jury material that prevented it from being immediately released to the public. The statement Thursday came as Barr confronts concerns that his four-page letter summarizing Mueller's ...

Barr: Mueller’s report contains sensitive grand jury material

Politics 04/04/19, 14:45

Attorney General William Barr on Thursday defended his handling of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation, saying the document contains sensitive grand jury material that prevented it from being immediately released to the public. The statement came as Barr confronts concerns that his four-page letter summarizing Mueller's conclusions ...

House Judiciary panel approves subpoenas for Mueller report

Politics 04/03/19, 11:37

The House Judiciary Committee approved subpoenas Wednesday for special counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report as Democrats pressure the Justice Department to release the document without redactions. The committee voted 24-17 to give Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., permission to issue subpoenas to the Justice Department for the final report, its ...

Big week for Trump leads to big week for Hannity in ratings

Entertainment 04/02/19, 16:48

When there's a blowout in the normally tight race for cable news supremacy between Sean Hannity and Rachel Maddow, it's best to check the political headlines to learn why. Hannity crushed MSNBC's Maddow last week, with the Fox News Channel personality averaging 3.78 million viewers, the Nielsen company said. Maddow had ...

Democrats to prepare subpoenas for full Mueller report

Politics 04/01/19, 08:53

The House Judiciary Committee will prepare subpoenas this week seeking special counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report as the Justice Department appears likely to miss an April 2 deadline set by Democrats for the report's release. The Judiciary panel plans to vote on subpoenas Wednesday, a day after the deadline. The ...

Barr: Redacted Mueller report could be released by mid-April

Politics 03/29/19, 23:39

A redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation will be sent to Congress by mid-April and will not be shared with the White House beforehand. That from Attorney General William Barr.Barr's timeline, included in a letter to the chairmen of the House and Senate judiciary ...

Publishers plan bound editions of Mueller report

Entertainment 03/29/19, 15:13

When Attorney General William Barr releases a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation, several publishers will be ready to put it out in book form. Barr notified Congressional leaders Friday that he expects the report out by mid-April. Mueller submitted his findings, nearly 400 pages, ...

Trump supporters cheer with Russia probe’s conclusion

Politics 03/29/19, 11:41

Chuck Ricklefs Jr. is a longtime Donald Trump supporter. But before this week, he never attended a Trump rally, wore a "MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN" hat or contributed to Trump's campaign. That all changed when special counsel Robert Mueller completed his investigation into Russian election meddling. In a summary of Mueller's ...

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