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Attorney General William Barr Swears Oath Of Office After Senate Confirmation

Thursday, February 14, 2019

The prominent Republican lawyer, confirmed by the Senate Thursday, will lead the Justice Department for a second time. He first served as attorney general under George H.W. Bush in the early '90s.


Acting Attorney General Says He Hasn't Discussed Mueller Probe With White House

Friday, February 08, 2019

The interim Justice Department boss told lawmakers he didn't want to talk about his conversations with President Trump, but did want to try to allay concerns that he has served as a White House mole.


Paul Erickson, Boyfriend Of Russian Agent Maria Butina, Charged In Fraud Scheme

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Erickson has pleaded not guilty. An attorney representing him told NPR the charges are "unfounded" and "will be met with a vigorous defense."


Trumps Exult Following Reports Of No Phone Contact Ahead Of 2016 Russia Meeting

Friday, February 01, 2019

Donald Trump Jr. did not call his father from his cellphone as he was arranging a Trump Tower meeting to get dirt on Hillary Clinton, according to new reports.


Trump Faults Spy Bosses As Break Widens Between What They Advise And What He Does

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

The president complained that his chiefs of the intelligence services were too "passive" and "naive" after a Senate hearing that underscored how often the White House rejects their assessments.


Roger Stone Pleads Not Guilty In D.C. Federal Court Following Florida Arrest

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

The longtime GOP consultant and self-described "dirty trickster" was indicted on charges of obstruction, making false statements to Congress and witness tampering. He says he has done nothing wrong.


Mueller Investigation 'Close To Being Completed,' Acting Attorney General Says

Monday, January 28, 2019

Matthew Whitaker said that he's been fully briefed on the Russia investigation and that he was looking forward to a final report from special counsel Robert Mueller.


U.S. Charges Chinese Telecom Giant Huawei, Asks Canada For CFO Extradition

Monday, January 28, 2019

The administration appears to have decided to make an example of the company's CFO. She is the daughter of Huawei's founder, and the company is seen as an arm of China's power around the world.


Roger Stone Indictment Raises More Big Questions About Russia, Trump 2016 Campaign

Saturday, January 26, 2019

A lawyer for the president highlighted Friday that the new charges aren't about collusion. But the indictment nonetheless raises questions about the knowledge, actions and intentions of the campaign.


Trump Confidant Roger Stone Indicted On 7 Counts Related To 2016 Election Attack

Friday, January 25, 2019

The GOP operative has repeatedly denied conspiring with the Russians who attacked the presidential race. Stone, who had expected to be indicted in the Mueller probe, says he's only guilty of "hype."


Trump's Ex-Attorney Cohen Postpones Hill Testimony, Citing Ongoing 'Threats'

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

The former fixer was scheduled to appear before a House committee in February. Now that's off. The president's camp has called for an investigation into Cohen's father-in-law.


Trump's Ex-Lawyer Michael Cohen Acknowledges Scheme To Rig Polls In Presidential Race

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Cohen tweeted about what appeared to be another example of questionable actions he had taken in order to help Trump's presidential ambitions. He already has pleaded guilty to others.


Feds List What They Call Manafort Lies But Few Details Visible In Blacked-Out Filing

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The special counsel's office wants a judge to consider Paul Manafort's plea agreement void after what the government calls false statements. Manafort argues he didn't breach his deal.


Barr Vows To Let Mueller Finish His Russia Work — And Promises 'Transparency'

Monday, January 14, 2019

President Trump's nominee to serve as attorney general, William Barr, sought to assure members of Congress he won't thwart the special counsel's investigation after his earlier criticism.


Trump, Following Explosive News Reports, Denies He Worked For Russia

Monday, January 14, 2019

The president says he's never worked for Russia after The New York Times and The Washington Post raised new questions about his relationship with Moscow amid the unresolved special counsel probe.


Attorney General Nominee Visits Hill; Rosenstein's Exit Expected After Confirmation

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has been on shaky political ground for months, but there is no specific plan for his departure. William Barr's confirmation hearing is next week.


Here's What Could Be Ahead In The Russia Investigations In 2019

Tuesday, January 01, 2019

A number of unfinished criminal cases could be resolved. Democrats will take the majority in the House of Representatives. But many big questions still remain unanswered.


Defense Secretary Mattis Resigns Amid Syria And Afghanistan Tension

Thursday, December 20, 2018

The retired Marine general had been granted a rare waiver to run the Pentagon as he had been out of uniform for only three years, but his relationship with President Trump eventually turned cold.


Federal Judge Delays Michael Flynn Sentencing After Plea Of Lying To Feds

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The judge ordered both sides to file status reports by March 13. He said he has outstanding questions, including how the Russia investigation was impeded and the impact of Flynn's lies on the inquiry.


The Russia Investigations: A Case Still Unproven

Saturday, December 15, 2018

This week in the Russia investigations: Headlines and courtroom action are coming thick and fast in the final weeks of the year, but a core "collusion" case remains unproven.