Stories tagged: Robert Mueller
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 9:39 a.m.
AP source: Man behind Trump dossier talks to investigators
Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team of investigators has recently spoken with a former British spy who compiled a dossier of allegations about President Donald Trump’s ties to Russia, according to …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 8:36 a.m.
Congress might not be able to protect Mueller from firing
Congress may be unable to provide any additional job protection for special counsel Robert Mueller, whose investigation into Russian meddling into the 2016 election and possible collusion or obstruction of …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 5:54 p.m.
Stone says no coordination between Trump campaign and Russia
Longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone says there is “not one shred of evidence” that he was involved with Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 6:21 a.m.
Mueller seeks documents related to Trump’s actions while in White House
Special counsel Robert Mueller has sought a variety of documents related to President Donald Trump’s tenure in the White House, the president’s attorney, John M. Dowd, confirmed.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 10:24 p.m.
Mueller investigators seek documents from White House
Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn’s stint as national security adviser and about the response to a meeting …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 1:32 p.m.
Justice won’t allow FBI officials to speak to Senate panel
The Justice Department says it will not permit two FBI officials close to fired director James Comey to appear privately before a congressional committee investigating Russian interference in the 2016 …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 7:57 p.m.
Russia probe is said to have ‘red-hot’ focus on social media
Russia’s effort to influence U.S. voters through Facebook and other social media is a focus of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the 2016 election and possible links to President …
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 2:15 p.m.
Mueller looks to interview six former or current Trump aides in Russia probe
Special counsel Robert Mueller has alerted the White House that his team will likely seek to interview six top current and former advisers to President Donald Trump who were witnesses …
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 3:57 p.m.
Grand jury hears from lobbyist in Trump Tower chat, source says
A grand jury used by special counsel Robert Mueller has heard secret testimony from a Russian-American lobbyist who attended a June 2016 meeting with President Donald Trump’s eldest son, the …
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
Source: Lobbyist in Trump Tower meeting spoke to grand jury
A grand jury used by Special Counsel Robert Mueller has heard secret testimony from a Russian-American lobbyist who attended a June 2016 meeting with President Donald Trump’s eldest son, the …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 1:19 p.m.
Republican congressman seeks end to Mueller’s Russia probe
A Republican congressman from Florida made a special demonstration of his loyalty to President Donald Trump last week by introducing an amendment to protect him from the Russia investigation led …
Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 12:32 p.m.
White House: Trump ‘not discussing’ firing Mueller
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway says President Donald Trump is “not discussing” firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 7:04 p.m.
Mueller using grand jury in Russia probe, AP source says
Special Counsel Robert Mueller is using a grand jury in Washington as part of an investigation into potential coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia, according to a person familiar …
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 9:13 a.m.
Trump’s top aide Kelly reportedly told Jeff Sessions his job is safe
New White House chief of staff John Kelly called Jeff Sessions on Saturday to tell him his post as attorney general was safe, despite the fact Kelly and Sessions’ boss, …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 8:48 p.m.
Senators move to protect special counsel in Russia probe
Two members of the Senate Judiciary Committee are moving to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s job, putting forth new legislation that aims to ensure the integrity of current and future …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
Senate confirms Christopher Wray, Trump’s choice for FBI
The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Christopher Wray to lead the FBI, replacing James Comey, who was abruptly fired by President Donald Trump amid the investigation into Russia meddling in last …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 10:11 p.m.
Trump helped craft son’s statement on Russia meeting, White House acknowledges
In a reversal, the White House acknowledged President Donald Trump offered what it said was fatherly advice to his eldest son about a statement explaining a June 2016 meeting with …
Thu., July 27, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
Senators prepare bill to block firing of special counsel
Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee are working on legislation that could attempt to insulate Special Counsel Robert Mueller from being fired.
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 6:01 p.m.
Storm clouds gather in Trump’s Russian summer of discontent
The nation’s capital hasn’t seen a summer like this in at least a generation. Washington seems braced for a crash. It’s either hurtling toward a constitutional crisis, or at the …
Wed., July 26, 2017, 10:39 a.m.
Trump keeps up public pelting of attorney general
President Donald Trump kept up his public pelting of Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday as the fate of his once-close ally remained very much in doubt.
UPDATED: Mon., July 24, 2017, 6:43 p.m.
Sources: Trump speaks to advisers about firing Sessions
President Donald Trump has spoken with advisers about firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, as he continues to rage against Sessions’ decision to recuse himself from all matters related to the …
Thu., July 20, 2017, 12:56 p.m.
Trump business deals reportedly part of Mueller probe
The U.S. special counsel investigating possible ties between the Donald Trump campaign and Russia in last year’s election is examining a broad range of transactions involving Trump’s businesses as well …
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 …
Fri., June 23, 2017, 3:46 p.m.
Oversight won’t investigate Russian interference, Gowdy says
The new chairman of the House Oversight Committee said Friday he does not plan to investigate Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election or questions of whether President Donald Trump obstructed …
UPDATED: Fri., June 23, 2017, 3:10 p.m.
Trump labors to make Mueller-Comey tie a key talking point
Robert Mueller, the somber-faced and demanding FBI director who led the bureau through the Sept. 11 attacks, and James Comey, his more approachable and outwardly affable successor, may be poles …
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, 2:14 p.m.
Trump could force out Rosenstein, fail to stop Russia probe
If Donald Trump fires Rod Rosenstein or prods him into recusing himself from the Russia meddling investigation he oversees, the president risks creating chaos at the Justice Department while failing …