Stories tagged: FBI
UPDATED: Sun., June 18, 2017, 12:48 p.m.
Trump attorney says president not under investigation
A member of the president’s outside legal team said Sunday that Donald Trump is not under investigation, days after Trump tweeted about being the target of a “witch hunt.”
Fri., June 16, 2017, 3:10 p.m.
Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, hires his own lawyer in Russia probe
Michael Cohen, who for years has served as President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, has hired a lawyer of his own to help him navigate the expanding Russia investigation.
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 9:59 a.m.
FBI, ATF, DEA, police and deputies arrest 18 people in drug raids in Spokane, Kootenai and Yakima counties
Federal agents with the FBI, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Drug Enforcement Administration worked today with Spokane police and Spokane County Sheriff’s Office to serve multiple …
Tue., June 13, 2017, 2:03 p.m.
Ryan tells Trump: ‘Let Robert Mueller do his job’
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan urged President Donald Trump to allow Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III to continue the Russia investigation, even as GOP leaders grew visibly frustrated Tuesday …
Sat., June 10, 2017, 12:49 p.m.
Trump rebuffs bipartisanship, banks on base to tame turmoil
President Donald Trump is banking on his loyal base of supporters to help him through the tangle of the Russia turmoil.
UPDATED: Sat., June 10, 2017, 4:28 p.m.
Law, corporate work, politics? What’s next for James Comey
So what’s next for James Comey?
UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017, 10:34 a.m.
New Trump FBI pick represented Chris Christie in Bridgegate case
Christopher Wray, a white-collar defense lawyer with a strong law enforcement background who represented New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the Bridgegate scandal, was announced Wednesday as President Donald Trump’s …
Tue., June 6, 2017, 10:49 a.m.
Trump schedules speech during Comey’s Thursday Senate testimony
President Donald Trump has scheduled a speech addressing religious conservatives around the same time that former FBI director James Comey is expected to testify before Congress.
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 8:04 p.m.
Q&A: Could executive privilege block Comey testimony?
Could President Donald Trump keep former FBI Director James Comey from testifying to lawmakers about their private conversations?
UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017, 9:50 a.m.
Brexit backer Nigel Farage said to be ‘person of interest’ in FBI’s Russia investigation
Nigel Farage has had a bad couple of months. He separated from his wife, he’s apparently low on cash, and now reports suggest he’s a person of interest in the …
Tue., May 30, 2017, 1:36 p.m.
Democrats aim to keep focus on Trump’s meeting with Russians
Senate Democrats don’t want to let President Donald Trump forget the day he met with top Russian diplomats at the White House, even as he tries to move past allegations …
UPDATED: Sun., May 28, 2017, 9:30 p.m.
Jared Kushner’s Russia ties questioned as Trump cites media ‘lies’
Congressional Democrats on Sunday demanded to hear directly from top White House adviser Jared Kushner over allegations of proposed secret back-channel communications with Russia, saying the security clearance of President …
Fri., May 26, 2017, 8:34 a.m.
Lawyer says Kushner willing to cooperate with investigators
President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is willing to cooperate with federal investigators looking into ties between Russia and the Trump campaign, his attorney said.
Fri., May 26, 2017
Jared Kushner now a focus in Russia investigation
Investigators are focusing on a series of meetings held by Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and an influential White House adviser, as part of their probe into Russian meddling in …
Thu., May 25, 2017, 12:54 p.m.
Lieberman latest person to withdraw from FBI director search
Former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman has withdrawn from consideration for the role of FBI director. Lieberman interviewed last week with President Donald Trump, who publicly identified him as a leading …
UPDATED: Tue., May 23, 2017, 8:03 p.m.
Contacts between Russia, Trump campaign began last summer, ex-CIA chief says
Former CIA Director John Brennan said Tuesday he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the U.S. presidential campaign, telling the Russians that continued meddling would backfire and prevent …
Sun., May 21, 2017, 12:39 p.m.
McMaster does not deny details of Trump’s discussion with Russian officials
White House national security adviser H.R. McMaster on Sunday did not deny that President Donald Trump discussed his motivation for firing FBI Director James Comey in an Oval Office meeting …
UPDATED: Sun., May 21, 2017, 9:05 p.m.
Congressional panels pledge thorough probe into Comey firing
Members of key congressional committees pledged Sunday to proceed with aggressive investigations into Russia’s meddling into the U.S. election and any ties with the Trump campaign, saying the American people …
UPDATED: Sat., May 20, 2017, 2:45 p.m.
Unruly, ‘disheveled’ man subdued on jet heading to Hawaii
A man on a Hawaii-bound flight described as unruly and disheveled was subdued by passengers and a flight attendant who used an airplane drink cart to block him from getting …
Fri., May 19, 2017, 9:52 p.m.
Disturbance on L.A.-to-Hawaii flight brings FBI, fighter jets
Two U.S. fighter jets were summoned Friday to escort a flight from Los Angeles to Hawaii after an unruly man was subdued by passengers and flight attendants, who used a …
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 10:15 p.m.
NYT: Trump tells Russians Comey was a ‘nut job’
President Donald Trump told Russian diplomats last week his firing of “nut job” James Comey had eased the pressure on him, even as the FBI’s Trump-Russia investigation had moved into …
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 9:33 p.m.
Trump to head overseas without announcing new FBI director
After saying he was “very close” to naming a new FBI director, President Donald Trump boarded Air Force One on Friday for his first foreign trip without making any comment …
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 9:31 p.m.
Trump to Muslims on first foreign trip: Drive out terrorists
President Donald Trump’s maiden international trip, a five-stop marathon across the Middle East and Europe, has long loomed as a crucial first test abroad for the chaos-courting president.
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
Trump says he’s ‘very close’ to naming new FBI director
President Donald Trump said Thursday that he is “very close” to naming a new FBI director to replace the one he fired more than a week ago and that former …
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
Trump claims ‘witch hunt’; GOP puts hope in special counsel
President Donald Trump lashed out at the appointment of a special counsel to investigate allegations that his campaign collaborated with Russia to sway the 2016 election, tweeting Thursday that it …
Wed., May 17, 2017, 2:24 p.m.
Lieberman, three others will meet with Trump about FBI director job
President Donald Trump will meet Wednesday with four candidates to succeed James Comey as FBI director, including former Sen. Joe Lieberman, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Wednesday.
Wed., May 17, 2017, 1:25 p.m.
Senate committees want Comey memos; intelligence panel asks him to testify
Two Senate committees have asked the FBI to turn over copies of any memos that former FBI Director James B. Comey wrote about his encounters with President Donald Trump.
UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017, 8:53 p.m.
Trump asked Comey to shut down Flynn investigation
The White House is disputing a report that President Donald Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey to shut down an investigation into ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn.
UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017, 3:54 p.m.
Merrick Garland happy in job, no interest in FBI job, source says
A longtime friend of Judge Merrick Garland tells the Associated Press that Garland is happy in his job and has no interest in leaving the judiciary to head the FBI.
Mon., May 15, 2017, 2:25 p.m.
8 candidates quizzed for FBI chief amid uproar over Comey
The two top officials at the Justice Department have interviewed eight candidates to replace the fired James Comey amid demands from lawmakers of both parties for Donald Trump to turn …