Carrie Johnson

National Security Correspondent for the Washington Post

Carrie Johnson appears in the following:

Russian Investigation Update

Friday, October 19, 2018

The Justice Department charged another Russian with interference in U.S. elections; Paul Manafort appeared in a Virginia court on Friday.

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Paul Manafort To Be Sentenced In February; Lawyers Cite His Health Woes In Jail

Friday, October 19, 2018

Donald Trump's former campaign chairman continues cooperating with the Justice Department after his plea agreement; it isn't clear when prosecutors might be finished with him.

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One Of Trump's Enduring Legacies Will Be On The Courts

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

One of the enduring legacies of Trump's presidency will be on the court. Republican control of the White House and Senate have seen the confirmation of conservative jurists to courts at all levels.

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Ex-Senate Intelligence Staffer Who Dated Reporter Pleads Guilty To Lying To FBI

Monday, October 15, 2018

James Wolfe reached a plea agreement with prosecutors after he was charged with three counts of lying to investigators. He faces up to six months in prison when he is sentenced.

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Long-Secret Watergate 'Road Map' May Soon Be Public. Could It Guide Mueller's Team?

Monday, October 15, 2018

A federal judge has paved the way to publish one of the last remaining secrets of the Watergate investigation. Experts said the materials could inform how special counsel Robert Mueller proceeds.

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One Of The Last Secrets From The Watergate Scandal May Soon Be Revealed

Friday, October 12, 2018

A group of lawyers and scholars is asking a court to release the Watergate "road map," a document special prosecutors sent to the House in 1974, arguing it could provide insights into the current Russia probe.

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Kavanaugh Debuts On Supreme Court, Pledging To Be A 'Team Player'

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

A divided Senate voted 50 to 48 to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the high court. The bitter campaign could leave a mark on his reputation and on public confidence in the institution, legal experts say.

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Russia's Military Intelligence Agency Under Pressure

Thursday, October 04, 2018

The Dutch government accused the agency of trying to hack the international chemical weapons watchdog. Then the U.S. indicted seven Russian military officials with conspiracy and money laundering.

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U.S. Charges 7 Russian Intelligence Officers With Hacking 40 Sports And Doping Groups

Thursday, October 04, 2018

Once Russia's cheating was exposed, the Justice Department says, the embarrassed country "fought back by retaliating against the truth tellers, and against the truth itself."

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Should The Process Of How Judicial Nominees Are Evaluated Change?

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

The political firestorm over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has raised questions about how judicial nominees are evaluated. But could it lead to changes in the process?

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Rosenstein Heads To The White House In Wake Of Report He Secretly Recorded Trump

Monday, September 24, 2018

Reports suggest that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein may be leaving the Justice Department. This follows a New York Times story he suggested secretly recording President Trump.

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Rosenstein Remains Deputy Attorney General Following White House Meeting — For Now

Monday, September 24, 2018

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein expects to be fired, and talk swirled about his fate with the Justice Department. Now he's scheduled to meet with President Trump on Thursday.

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Rosenstein Rejects Report That He Discussed Secretly Recording Trump

Saturday, September 22, 2018

The New York Times reported that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed recording the president and entertained the idea of invoking the 25th amendment in order to remove him from office.

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Rosenstein Denies That He Discussed Recording Trump, Invoking 25th Amendment

Friday, September 21, 2018

The deputy attorney general rejected a story that described him musing about secretly wearing a wire or conferring with members of the Cabinet about invoking the 25th Amendment.

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Justice, Spy World Veterans Warn Of Consequences If Trump Releases Secret Docs

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

The president wants to release Russia investigation materials out of transparency, he says. But national security pros say he's imperiling sensitive information and hurting DOJ in the long run.

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Paul Manafort Pleads Guilty

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, has turned state's evidence.

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Manafort Pleads Guilty, Agrees To Cooperate With Mueller Investigation

Friday, September 14, 2018

Paul Manafort pleaded guilty on Friday and agreed to cooperate with federal prosecutors in order to avoid a trial that had been scheduled this month. What might Manafort tell the federal officials?

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Paul Manafort Pleads Guilty, Agrees To Cooperate With Mueller's Russia Probe

Friday, September 14, 2018

Donald Trump's ex-campaign chairman won't go to trial in Washington, D.C. The deal presents a potentially ominous development for Trump, but the White House said the case has "nothing" to do with him.

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News Brief: Manafort Expected To Plead Guilty In D.C., Massachusetts Explosions, Hurricane Latest

Friday, September 14, 2018

Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort is preparing to plead guilty in a federal courtroom in Washington, D.C. Also, the latest on explosions in Massachusetts and Hurricane Florence.

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Manafort Expected To Plead Guilty In D.C.

Friday, September 14, 2018

Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman to President Trump, has reached a tentative agreement to plead guilty and avert a trial in Washington, D.C.

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