Carrie Johnson

National Security Correspondent for the Washington Post

Carrie Johnson appears in the following:

Key U.S. Attorney, Swept Into Russia Investigation, May Prosecute WikiLeaks Case

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Zachary Terwilliger started at the Justice Department as an intern in high school. Now, he is the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, in the intelligence community's backyard.

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Questions Remain After Redacted Mueller Report Is Released

Friday, April 19, 2019

The special counsel's report has left many questions unanswered. So where do voters and Congress go from here? The report affirms numerous news media accounts of conduct within the White House.

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The Redacted Mueller Report Is Out But It Does Not Exonerate Trump Of Obstruction

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Attorney General William Barr laid out the conclusions of the redacted Mueller report on Thursday and said he didn't think the evidence was "sufficient to establish that the president committed an obstruction of justice offense."

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Redacted Mueller Report Released; Congress, Trump React

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Attorney General William Barr told the nation that while Russians did seek to disrupt the 2016 election, they did it on their own. The 448-page redacted Mueller report was released on Thursday.

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Mueller Report: Trump Tried To Stop Investigation Fearing His Presidency Was Over

Thursday, April 18, 2019

The 448-page document, released Thursday after nearly two years of investigation, depicts a president distraught by the special counsel's inquiry — and aides thwarting his attempts to stop it.

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Justice Department To Release 400 Pages Of Redacted Mueller Report

Thursday, April 18, 2019

After a nearly two-year investigation and nearly a month more of waiting, people will soon be able to read some of the findings of the Russia investigation — in investigators' own words.

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Nearly 60 Doctors, Other Medical Workers Charged In Federal Opioid Sting

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

The Department of Justice said defendants allegedly pushed more than 32 million unneeded pills, contributing to a drug crisis and potentially defrauding the health care system.

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Justice Department To Release Redacted Version Of Mueller Report On Thursday

Monday, April 15, 2019

The Justice Department says it will release a redacted version of the Mueller report on Thursday. The release should shed light on many open questions surrounding the special counsel's investigation.

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Greg Craig, Onetime White House Counsel, Charged In Ukraine Case

Thursday, April 11, 2019

The well-known D.C. lawyer stepped down from a powerful law firm that has been ensnared in the Russia investigation over failure to disclose work for a foreign client as required by an obscure law.

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Greg Craig, Ex-White House Counsel, Expects Charges In Ukraine Case, Lawyers Say

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

The heavyweight Democratic lawyer and former top Obama counsel has been on the watch for an indictment connected to his onetime work with Paul Manafort. Now his own attorneys say it's at hand.

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The Capital Is Torn As Anticipation Of The Redacted Full Mueller Report Continues

Thursday, April 04, 2019

White House supporters want to move on, and opponents anticipate the full document may tell a different story than Attorney General Bill Barr's.

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Nominee For No. 3 At Justice Department Withdraws After Backlash From GOP Senators

Friday, March 29, 2019

Attorney General William Barr got into a "shouting match" with Utah Sen. Mike Lee over Jessie Liu's bid for associate attorney general, sources told NPR. Liu is the U.S. attorney in Washington, D.C.

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Attorney Michael Avenatti, Sometime Scourge To Trump, Now Faces Federal Charges

Monday, March 25, 2019

Prosecutors in both California and New York City announced charges against the well-known onetime attorney for Stormy Daniels. Avenatti also had a cameo in the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation saga.

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Did Trump Obstruct Justice? That's A Complicated Question

Monday, March 25, 2019

The Justice Department has told Congress the special counsel found no prosecutable case of conspiracy or collusion against the president and his campaign. The obstruction issue is more complicated.

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Mueller Report Makes No Determination On Obstruction Of Justice

Sunday, March 24, 2019

The Mueller Report did not draw any conclusions about whether or not President Trump obstructed justice.

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Mueller Report Finds No Trump-Russia Collusion

Sunday, March 24, 2019

AG Bill Barr sent a letter to leaders of the House and Judiciary Committees about the Mueller report. The investigation did not find any evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.

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Mueller Report Doesn't Find Russian Collusion, But Can't 'Exonerate' On Obstruction

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Attorney General William Barr and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein prepared a summary of the special counsel's findings after learning on Friday from Robert Mueller that his work was complete.

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Special Counsel Submits Report On Russia Investigation. What Happens Next?

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has given his report to Attorney General William Barr, but the findings of the investigation are still unknown.

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Mueller Concludes Investigation

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Special counsel Robert Mueller has concluded his investigation, and now Attorney General William Barr will decide how much of it the public will see.

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What's Next Now That Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia Investigation Has Ended

Friday, March 22, 2019

Special counsel Robert Mueller hasn't recommended any more indictments in his report submitted Friday. It's not yet clear what he found about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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