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Sessions Says 'No' To Republican Requests For A Second Special Counsel

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Sessions said a special counsel is reserved for extraordinary circumstances, and argues that the GOP allegations do not rise to that level. Instead, Sessions has assigned the U.S. attorney for Utah.


Justice Department's Internal Watchdog To Review Alleged Surveillance Abuses

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

The decision comes after Republicans and Democrats on the House intelligence committee released dueling memos in February about surveillance of a onetime Trump campaign foreign policy adviser.


Man Arrested In Connection With D.C.-Area Suspicious Packages, Authorities Say

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

The packages contained "potential destructive devices," the FBI said. A person taken into custody was set to appear in federal court on Tuesday.


Senate Intelligence Committee Recommends More Security For Midterms, Not How To Fund It

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The Senate intelligence committee met Wednesday to review its recommendations about improving election security ahead of the 2018 midterms. Senators recommend more funding and IT support, but there is no consensus about how much or how to pay for it.


President Trump Unveils Plan To Fight Opioid Crisis

Monday, March 19, 2018

An estimated 64,000 people died from drug overdoses in the United States in 2016 — the vast majority of those were from heroin or synthetic opioids. New Hampshire is one of the states hardest hit by the epidemic and on Monday President Trump unveiled his plan to fight the crisis.


U.S. Imposes New Sanctions On Russia Over Election Interference, Cyberattacks

Thursday, March 15, 2018

The economic restrictions target people named in an indictment brought by Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller.


After Mishandling Parkland Shooter Tip, FBI Answers Questions From Congress

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

The FBI says it received multiple tips about the alleged Florida school shooter but did not follow proper protocols and had to explain those failings to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.


House Panel Draft Report Clears Trump Of Collusion With Russia

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee say they have found no evidence of collusion between Russia and Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. Democrats have a different perspective.


GOP Members Of House Intel Panel Conclude There Was No Collusion With Russia

Monday, March 12, 2018

The House intelligence committee's majority Republicans cleared Donald Trump's campaign on Monday of coordinating with Russia's attack on the 2016 election in a finding that minority Democrats are expected to dispute as premature.


Rick Gates, Former Trump Campaign Official, Expected To Plead Guilty

Friday, February 23, 2018

Rick Gates, the business partner of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, is expected to change his plea to guilty as early as Friday and begin cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller.


Robert Mueller's Team Brings More Charges Against Manafort, Gates

Friday, February 23, 2018

Special counsel Mueller has unveiled 32 new charges of money laundering and other crimes against President Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his business partner Robert Gates.


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.


White House Is Reviewing Democratic Memo That Responds To GOP Allegations

Thursday, February 08, 2018

The White House is reviewing a Democratic memo that responds to Republicans allegations of purported FBI abuses of surveillance powers.


House Intelligence Committee Votes Unanimously To Release Democratic Memo

Monday, February 05, 2018

Following last week's release of a controversial GOP memo, the committee voted Monday to make public a counter Democratic memo. The memo will now be sent to the White House.


House Intelligence Committee Expected To Vote On Release Of Democratic Memo

Monday, February 05, 2018

The House Intelligence Committee is expected to vote on whether to release a secret Democratic counter-memo that rebuts the one prepared by the majority and its chairman Devin Nunes.


Nunes Memo: What's In It And What's Not

Friday, February 02, 2018

Publication of the memo followed a bruising fight in Washington and deepened a nasty public dispute between the White House and its own FBI and Justice Department.


Republicans Plan To Release Controversial Memo Alleging Surveillance Abuse By FBI

Thursday, February 01, 2018

Tension between President Trump and the FBI is rising with the anticipated release of a GOP authored memo alleging that the FBI improperly used its surveillance authority and is biased in its role in the Russia investigation. FBI director Chris Wray opposes the release, but Trump has said he is certain to make it public.


After Relentless Criticism From Trump, McCabe Steps Down

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe stepped down Monday as the bureau's No. 2 official. McCabe presided over the investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server and the Russia probe.


FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe Leaving After More Than 20 Years

Monday, January 29, 2018

McCabe stepped down Monday from his post as the bureau's No. 2 official. As expected he will take accumulated leave and remain on the payroll until March when he is eligible to retire with full benefits. The departure plan had been in the works for a while. President Trump and his allies have made McCabe a favorite target of criticism in recent months.


Trump Reportedly Ordered Mueller's Firing

Friday, January 26, 2018

News reports indicate that President Trump tried to fire special counsel Robert Mueller last June. We discuss what this means for the Mueller investigation going forward.