Carrie Johnson

National Security Correspondent for the Washington Post

Carrie Johnson appears in the following:

White House Responds To Former FBI Director James Comey's New Book

Friday, April 13, 2018

In his new memoir, former FBI Director James Comey accuses the Trump administration of being more worried about the public's perception than Russian interference in elections.

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Despite Swirl Of Conspiracy Theories, Investigators Say The MLK Case Is Closed

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Fifty years after the murder of Martin Luther King Jr., alternate theories about his death continue to flourish. Three men who investigated the crime said they're confident in their conclusions.

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Conspiracy Theories About MLK's Death Continue, But Investigators Say Case Is Closed

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Authorities have investigated the death of Martin Luther King Jr. five times since his murder in April 1968. Congress, district attorneys and the Justice Department have all concluded that James Earl Ray shot King as he stood on a motel balcony in Memphis, but conspiracy theories about who was responsible for his death continue to flourish.

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Dutch Lawyer, To Be Jailed and Fined, Is First Sentenced In Mueller Probe

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

A federal judge has sentenced Alex van der Zwaan to 30 days in prison and a $20,000 fine for lying to investigators looking into Russia's attack on the 2016 election.

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Fired FBI Official's Legal Defense Fund To Close After Raising More Than $500,000

Monday, April 02, 2018

Andrew McCabe is closing his legal defense fund after it collected more than $537,000 in just a few days.

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President Trump Seems To Be Struggling To Find Replacements For His Legal Team

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

President Trump's legal team has been in flux for more than a week and several top name attorneys have turned down the chance to work for him. This come as Robert Mueller's special counsel team is intact and moving forward amid that chaos.

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Former 'Apprentice' Contestant Will Proceed With Defamation Lawsuit Against Trump

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

A New York judge has ruled that a lawsuit filed by a woman who alleges the president sexually assaulted and defamed her can go forward. On another front, a former Playboy model who claims she had an affair with Donald Trump is suing to be released from a legal agreement requiring her silence.

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Source: Fired Deputy FBI Director Took Memos, Notes About Interactions With Trump

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Andrew McCabe was fired by Attorney General Jeff Sessions late Friday. On Saturday, Washington, D.C., tried to make sense of the latest developments in the seemingly never-ending Russia saga.

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Sessions Fires FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe

Saturday, March 17, 2018

The attorney general has fired former FBI official Andrew McCabe only hours before he planned to retire with full benefits. Justice cited a "lack of candor," but McCabe says he's a scapegoat.

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Justice Department Fires Embattled FBI Deputy Director Just Short Of Retirement

Friday, March 16, 2018

Andrew McCabe was set to retire Sunday. On Twitter, the president hailed the move as "a great day for the hard working men and women of the FBI - A great day for Democracy."

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Conservatives Mobilize Grass-Roots Activists To Promote Trump Judges

Friday, March 16, 2018

A conservative group funded by Charles and David Koch wants to mobilize activists across 36 states to play a bigger role in confirming President Trump's judge nominees to lifetime appointments.

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Koch-Funded Group Focuses On Lifetime Appointments Of Judges

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Americans For Prosperity, a conservative group, is pouring resources into energizing its grassroots activists in 36 states around the issue of confirming federal judges for lifetime appointments.

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40 Years Of Experience Walks Out The Door Of The Justice Department

Monday, March 12, 2018

Douglas Letter retired from the Justice Department after four decades of defending administration policies, no matter whether Democrats or Republicans have been in charge.

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DOJ: Sues California Over Impeding Immigration Enforcement

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

The federal lawsuit by the Department of Justice escalates a long-running battle between the Trump administration and state officials on matters from immigration to climate change.

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Justice Department Sues California Over Impeding Immigration Enforcement

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

The new federal lawsuit against California escalates a long-running battle between the Trump administration and state officials on matters from immigration to climate change.

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In His 9 Months On The Job, Special Counsel Robert Mueller Has Charged 19 People

Thursday, March 01, 2018

Less than a year on the job investigating Russian election interference, special counsel Robert Mueller has secured criminal charges against 19 people including five guilty pleas.

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Rick Gates Pleads Guilty And Begins Cooperating With Mueller's Russia Investigation

Friday, February 23, 2018

The business partner of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has reached a deal with the special counsel's office. Manafort, however, continues to maintain his innocence.

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Mueller Brings More Charges Against Manafort, Gates

Thursday, February 22, 2018

The special counsel's office has expanded an earlier indictment against President Trump's former campaign chairman and his business partner.

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller Secures Another Guilty Plea

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Special counsel Robert Mueller has secured another guilty plea, from a lawyer who lied to the FBI last year. But President Trump continues to attack the investigation, even as it intensifies.

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What Could Be Coming Next In Robert Mueller's Russia Investigation

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

NPR's Embedded asks what the special counsel's track record could suggest about the road ahead for the special counsel, the White House and Congress.

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