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UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 22, 2019

FBI lawyer suspected of altering Russia probe document

An FBI lawyer is suspected of altering a document related to surveillance of a former Trump campaign adviser

Putin says US ‘political dramas’ diverting focus from Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he’s pleased that the “political battles” in Washington have put on the back-burner accusations that Russia interfered in U.S. elections.

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 25, 2019

Trump: Probe of Russia probe will reveal ‘really bad things’

Investigating the investigators, the Justice Department is now scrutinizing the government’s Russia probe as a criminal matter, raising Democrats’ concerns that President Donald Trump may be using federal muscle to …

UPDATED: Wed., July 24, 2019

Mueller: No Russia exoneration for Trump, despite his claims

Robert Mueller on Wednesday bluntly dismissed President Donald Trump’s claims of total exoneration in the federal probe of Russia’s 2016 election interference, telling Congress he explicitly did not clear the …

FBI’s Wray dodges questions on Mueller report’s findings

FBI Director Christopher Wray offered a lesson Tuesday in how to dodge questions about the special counsel’s Russia investigation , offering a possible preview of what lawmakers can expect when …

House panel authorizes subpoenas tied to Mueller report

The House Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to authorize subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report , including President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and former Attorney …

UPDATED: Fri., June 14, 2019

Trump says he’d ‘of course’ tell FBI if he gets foreign dirt

President Donald Trump appears to be walking back his comments earlier this week that he might not contact law enforcement if he were to be offered

Marc A. Thiessen: Mueller should not have held a press conference

All Robert Mueller’s news conference did is muddy the waters. He should have heeded his own advice and, as he put it in his statement, let “the office’s written work …

David Ignatius: Mueller went out like a lamb when the country needed a lion

Robert Mueller was so polite and deferential in his remarks Wednesday, so insistent on following Justice Department rules limiting his actions that, in practical terms, he ceded the ground to …

Dana Milbank: An invitation to impeach, in Mueller-speak

If Robert Mueller, a man of precise language, was not inviting Congress to impeach the president, he certainly seemed to be inviting the belief that he didn’t charge Trump with …

UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019

Murray says Trump’s action on infrastructure shows he’s in midst of tantrum; Newhouse blames Democrats for ‘partisan attacks’

President Donald Trump halted infrastructure talks with congressional Democrats on Wednesday, asserting he would not return to the table until they dropped their probe in the wake of the Mueller …

Trump takes aim at McGahn, says he ‘had a much better chance of being fired than Mueller’

President Donald Trump on Saturday took a swipe at Donald McGahn, saying the former White House counsel “had a much better chance of being fired” than special counsel Robert Mueller.

UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019

House panel votes Barr in contempt, escalating Trump dispute

The White House invoked executive privilege Wednesday, claiming the right to block lawmakers from the full report from special counsel Robert Mueller on his Trump-Russia probe and escalating the battle …

UPDATED: Mon., May 6, 2019

Ex-prosecutors: Trump would’ve been charged if not president

Nearly 400 former federal prosecutors have signed onto a letter saying President Donald Trump would have been charged with obstruction of justice if he were anyone other than the president.

UPDATED: Mon., May 6, 2019

Democrats set contempt vote for Barr over Mueller report

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Monday scheduled a vote this week to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the battle between the Democrat-led House …

UPDATED: Fri., May 3, 2019

Trump discusses ‘Russian Hoax’ in long call with Putin

President Donald Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin discussed what Trump again dismissed as the “Russian Hoax” in their first known phone call since the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s …

UPDATED: Fri., May 3, 2019

House Democrats give Barr deadline for access to Mueller report

The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee has given Attorney General William Barr one last shot to accommodate lawmakers seeking access to a more complete version of special counsel Robert …

UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019

Mueller frustrated with Barr over portrayal of findings

A Justice Department official says special counsel Robert Mueller expressed concern to Attorney General William Barr about how the findings of his Russia investigation were being portrayed

How we should respond to Mueller report

Our election was corrupted, our democracy assaulted, our sovereignty and security violated. This is the definitive conclusion of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. It documents a serious crime against the …

UPDATED: Wed., April 24, 2019

After Mueller, Trump says he’ll fight Dems on all fronts

President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that he and his administration will battle House Democrats on all legal fronts after the special counsel’s Russia report, refusing to cooperate with subpoenas and …

Michael Gerson: House leaders should lay the groundwork for impeachment

The honor of the presidency now depends on the actions of Congress. Beginning with a thorough series of coordinated hearings, House leaders should lay the groundwork for impeachment – and …

Adam B. Schiff: Take steps to ensure that Trump isn’t working for foreign interests

Now that special counsel Robert Mueller’s report has been issued, it is up to Congress to assure that the president and his associates work for the American people and not …

Giuliani: Nothing wrong with Trump camp taking Russian help

President Donald Trump’s lawyer is insisting there’s “nothing wrong” with the president’s 2016 campaign taking information from the Russians.

Kathleen Parker: It is finished

In the span of a few days, we’ve been joggled between the banal and the sublime, from Trump’s “I’m [effed]” upon learning of Robert Mueller’s assignment to the Russia investigation …

Hugh Hewitt: What comes after the Mueller report

The theater of the absurd of the past three years has reached an end for President Trump, his family and campaign team. It is the beginning of the end for …

Trump blasts ex-advisers who say he tried to stop Mueller

A defiant President Donald Trump is unleashing tweets targeting former members of his administration who told special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators he tried numerous times to try to stop or …

Michael Gerson: There is no vindication for Trump

Moments after the Mueller report’s release, Republicans are urging America to move on. In this case, moving on would ignore and reward corruption on a grand scale.

John Podesta: An assault on our democracy

Mueller got us this far. Now it’s Congress’s turn to weigh the evidence against the president, decide what merits a response and act in the best interests of our democracy.

Trump confidant Roger Stone seeks full Mueller report

Longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone wants a federal judge to compel the Justice Department to turn over a full copy of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation …

UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019

House Judiciary panel approves subpoenas for Mueller report

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.