Stories tagged: FBI
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
Mueller probe could draw focus to Russian crime operations
The U.S. government has long warned that Russian organized crime posed a threat to democratic institutions, including “criminally linked oligarchs” who might collude with the Russian government to undermine business …
Fri., June 30, 2017, 9:44 a.m.
Sessions hopes Russia probe ends `sooner rather than later’
Attorney General Jeff Sessions gave a vote of confidence Friday to former FBI director Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading an investigation into potential coordination between Russia and the Trump …
UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
FBI agent in court on charge of lying about rancher shooting
An FBI agent pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges that he lied about shooting at a key figure in last year’s armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge just …
UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
FBI agent indicted in Oregon refuge standoff shooting
An FBI agent has been indicted on accusations that he lied about firing at a rancher in 2016 when officers arrested leaders of an armed occupation of a federal wildlife …
Tue., June 27, 2017, 11:06 a.m.
Supreme Court won’t hear appeal over FBI abuse claims
The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from a U.S. citizen who tried to sue a group of FBI agents over claims they falsely imprisoned and tortured him for several …
Mon., June 26, 2017, 6:03 p.m.
FBI has questioned Trump campaign adviser Carter Page at length in Russia probe
FBI agents have repeatedly questioned former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page about his contacts with Russians and his interactions with the Trump campaign, according to people familiar with the investigation.
UPDATED: Mon., June 26, 2017, 5 p.m.
In defense, Trump seeks to redefine meaning of obstruction
President Donald Trump unleashed a series of tweets Monday in which he tried to place the blame for Russian meddling in U.S. politics on and deflect charges of obstruction and …
Mon., June 26, 2017, 12:39 p.m.
Oregon ranching standoff defendant gets home detention
An Oregon man who took part in the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge has been sentenced to six months of home detention.
Tue., June 20, 2017, 12:29 p.m.
Mueller to meet with Senate Judiciary Committee senators
Special Counsel Robert Mueller is scheduled to meet with top members of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.
Mon., June 19, 2017, 8:09 a.m.
Supreme Court: 9/11 detainees can’t sue top US officials
The Supreme Court says Muslim men detained after the Sept. 11 attacks can’t sue top U.S. law enforcement officials.
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 …