Facebook says it is taking steps to improve security and transparency as it deals with criticism following the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. CEO Mark Zuckerberg will have to testify before Congress next week.
Lawyers for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort are arguing that what could be key evidence against him should be kept out of court because the FBI violated his Constitutional rights by illegally entering a storage locker belonging to Manafort's firm.
Security clearance for Jared Kushner, senior adviser to President Trump and Mr. Trump's son-in-law, has been downgraded. That means the president's son-in-law will no longer be allowed to view top-secret intelligence information.
White House communications director Hope Hicks appears Tuesday behind closed doors before the House Intelligence Committee, where Republican members of the panel say they expect President Donald Trump's close aide to answer their questions as part of their investigation into Russian meddling into the US election.
The White House has not commented further on the new charges against former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort and the guilty plea from former campaign aide Rick Gates, saying this stems from their business dealings and not their work on the Trump campaign.
Amid a tense feud with Congress, Steve Bannon appeared Thursday for a hearing before the House Intelligence Committee - hours after the White House informed lawmakers he would not be answering key questions pertinent to the Russia investigation.
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is not expected to appear before the House Intelligence Committee Tuesday, risking being held in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena, according to a source close to the process.