Stories tagged: robert mueller
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 17, 2019
Another one of President Donald Trump’s associates is going to jail.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 11, 2019
The Justice Department’s internal watchdog has found himself caught in a political tug of war between Democrats and Republicans.
Mon., Dec. 9, 2019
The FBI was justified in opening its investigation into ties between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia and did not act with political bias, despite “serious performance failures” up the …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019
Republican political operative Roger Stone undermined the effectiveness of the congressional investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election by repeatedly and deliberately lying under oath to help Donald Trump’s …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 25, 2019
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 …
Wed., Sept. 25, 2019
President Donald Trump repeatedly pushed Ukraine’s president to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden, according to a rough transcript of a summer phone call that is now at the center of …
Sun., July 28, 2019
Nancy Pelosi understands that if Democrats run in 2020 on impeachment and socialism they could lose not just the White House, but their House majority as well. Does her caucus …
UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019
The House Judiciary Committee is expected to go to court Friday in an effort to obtain secret grand jury material underlying former special counsel Robert Mueller’s report.
Fri., July 26, 2019
The last thing Republicans want is elections that are secure, fair, free and open. And they’ll make sure that’s not what we have.
Fri., July 26, 2019
Democrats were disappointed Robert Mueller didn’t speak boldly; Republicans were delighted. But for this honorable public servant, it was, above all, a sad coda to a grand career.
UPDATED: Wed., July 24, 2019
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 …
UPDATED: Tue., July 23, 2019
Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s appearance before two House committees promises to be the TV event of the year in the U.S. House.
Tue., July 23, 2019
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 …
UPDATED: Mon., July 22, 2019
House Republicans are pledging tough questioning of special counsel Robert Mueller when he testifies before Congress this week as Democrats plan to air evidence of wrongdoing by President Donald Trump …
Thu., July 11, 2019
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 …
Mon., July 8, 2019
Attorney General William Barr on Monday accused Democrats of trying to create a “public spectacle” by subpoenaing Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation.
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019
The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee says he expects special counsel Robert Mueller to have “a profound impact” when he testifies before Congress on July 17, even though Mueller …
Tue., June 25, 2019
Mueller agrees to testify before 2 House panels next month
UPDATED: Fri., June 14, 2019
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
UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019
The Justice Department has agreed to turn over some of the underlying evidence from special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, including files used to assess whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, …
Sun., June 2, 2019
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 …
Sun., June 2, 2019
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 …
Fri., May 31, 2019
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: Wed., May 29, 2019
Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday he believed he was constitutionally barred from charging President Donald Trump with a crime but pointedly emphasized that his report did not exonerate the …
Sun., May 19, 2019
A look at the veracity of claims by political figures this week.
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019
Attorney General William Barr is working with CIA Director Gina Haspel and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats to examine intelligence methods used during the Russia investigation
UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019
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 …
Mon., May 6, 2019
President Donald Trump said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller should not testify before Congress, abandoning his previous declaration that he would leave that decision to his attorney general.
UPDATED: Fri., May 3, 2019
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 …
Fri., May 3, 2019
Congress has a decision to make about impeachment, and voters have a decision to make about Trump. Hearing from Robert Mueller will inform those choices.