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Key Mueller cooperator Gates testifies in trial of DC lawyer

Rick Gates, a key cooperator in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, testified Thursday against a prominent Washington attorney accused of concealing information from the Justice Department about work done …


UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019, 5:37 p.m.

Trump erupts after special counsel says he’s not exonerated

President Donald Trump blasted special counsel Robert Mueller on Thursday, calling him a “never Trumper” who led a biased investigation on Russia’s interference in the 2016 election and failed to …


UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019, 1:32 p.m.

Nearing end of his tenure, Rod Rosenstein hits back at critics

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is taking swipes at his critics as he prepares to leave the Justice Department, using one of his final speeches to defend his handling of …


Washington and Idaho lawmakers weigh in on Mueller report

With the release Thursday of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the 2016 presidential election, Washington and Idaho legislators are weighing in on how to proceed.


Democrats to prepare subpoenas for full Mueller report

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 …


UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 10:03 p.m.

Dems mock ‘scaredy-cat’ GOP, demand Mueller’s full 300 pages

Democrats intensify their demands for Robert Mueller’s full report after learning the special counsel’s Trump-Russia findings run to more than 300 pages


DOJ official: Mueller’s report is more than 300 pages long

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation report is more than 300 pages long.


Democrats insist Barr release full Mueller report quickly

The battle over releasing the special counsel’s report intensified Wednesday as Democrats in Congress insisted Attorney General William Barr must quickly release its full findings. Barr said he’ll release at …


Trump says investigation abused him, led to ‘evil things’

House Democrats pressed the Justice Department to provide the full report from special counsel Robert Mueller even as Republicans gleefully called for them to “move on” from the Russia investigation …


UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 9:46 p.m.

Democrats ask for full Mueller files; GOP exclaims ‘move on’

House Democrats pressed the Justice Department Monday to provide the full report from special counsel Robert Mueller even as Republicans gleefully called for them to “move on” from the Russia …


Mueller finds no Trump collusion, leaves obstruction open

Special counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence President Donald Trump’s campaign “conspired or coordinated” with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election but reached no conclusion on whether Trump obstructed …


UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 9:07 p.m.

Key findings coming next as Mueller wraps Russia-Trump probe

Attorney General William Barr was reviewing the special counsel’s confidential report on the Russia investigation Saturday to determine what should be made public after a nearly two-year probe that cast …


UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 5:42 p.m.

Mueller concludes Russia-Trump probe; no new indictments

Special counsel Robert Mueller has concluded his Russia-Trump investigation with no new indictments


Former White House lawyer Ty Cobb calls Mueller an ‘American hero’ and ‘class act’

Former White House lawyer Ty Cobb said in a new podcast that he considers special counsel Robert Mueller to be “an American hero” and “a class act” and does not …


Appeals court rejects challenge to Mueller’s appointment

A federal appeals court panel on Tuesday upheld Robert Mueller’s appointment as special counsel after his authority was challenged by a witness who had refused to appear before a grand …


Trump: Didn’t know about allegations Manafort shared polling

President Donald Trump says he did not know anything about allegations his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, shared polling data during the 2016 presidential campaign with a business associate accused …


Attorney general pick Barr expresses confidence in Mueller

The new chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Wednesday that attorney general nominee William Barr has confidence in special counsel Robert Mueller and will let him complete his Russia …


Supreme Court rejects mystery company in case linked to Mueller

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to shield a mystery company from having to provide information in what is believed to be the criminal investigation being conducted by Special Counsel Robert …


Senators renew attempt to protect special counsel Mueller

Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are renewing their attempt to protect special counsel Robert Mueller’s job.


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 9:36 p.m.

Whitaker rejects advice to recuse himself from Russia probe

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker chose not to recuse himself from the Russia investigation even though a top Justice Department ethics official advised him to step aside out of an …


Whitaker should recuse in Mueller probe, ethics official says in about-face

A senior Justice Department ethics official concluded acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker should recuse himself from overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe examining President Donald Trump, but advisers to Whitaker …


Russia probe cost surpasses $25 million since May 2017

The Russia investigation has cost more than $25 million since special counsel Robert Mueller’s appointment, according to a new Justice Department report released Friday.


Prosecutors recommend no jail time for cooperative Flynn

President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser provided so much information to the special counsel’s Russia investigation that prosecutors say he shouldn’t do any prison time, according to a court …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 9:02 p.m.

Mueller recommends no prison for Flynn, citing cooperation

President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser provided so much information to the special counsel’s Russia investigation that prosecutors say he shouldn’t do any prison time, according to a court …


Mueller considers new charges for ex-Trump campaign chairman

The special counsel in the Russia investigation is still considering filing new charges against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort after his plea deal fell apart over allegations of lying …


Document: Mueller focused on tip about WikiLeaks plans

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team believes a conservative author and conspiracy theorist tipped off Donald Trump’s confidant Roger Stone months before WikiLeaks released thousands of emails stolen from Hillary Clinton’s …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 10:21 p.m.

New developments put Manafort back in Russia probe spotlight

The breakdown of a plea deal with former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and an explosive British news report about alleged contacts he may have had with WikiLeaks founder Julian …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 9:27 p.m.

Trump provides written responses to Mueller questions

President Donald Trump has provided the special counsel with written answers to questions about his knowledge of Russian interference in the 2016 election, his lawyers said Tuesday, avoiding at least …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 10:49 a.m.

Trump says he answered written questions in Mueller probe

President Donald Trump says he has answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller but hasn’t yet submitted them.


Republicans face renewed pressure on Mueller protection bill

Senate Republicans are facing renewed pressure to pass legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller, with a handful of GOP senators urging their leadership to hold a vote now that …