Eric Tucker’s Recent Stories
Politics Apr 10Trump says raid on his personal lawyer abuses attorney-client privilege
Federal agents have raided the office of President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen, seizing records on topics that include a $130,000 payment made to porn actress Stormy Daniels, who says she had sex with Trump.
Politics Apr 09Federal agents seize documents from Trump attorney Michael Cohen
The raid on Cohen's office was based, in part, on a referral from special counsel Robert Mueller, according to Cohen's lawyer, Stephen Ryan.
Politics Feb 02‘That’s it?’ Comey says of GOP memo on Russia probe
FBI Director James Comey says the memo that was released by House Republicans Friday doesn't amount to much, tweeting, "That's it?" On Thursday, Comey stood up for the bureau's position against the document's disclosure and took aim at unnamed people…
Politics Dec 02AP report: In Flynn, Mueller unearths more lies — and a key witness
Mueller has left no doubt that his investigators have amassed a wealth of knowledge about the contacts between Trump associates and the Russians, and they’re looking to gather more facts from Flynn, a new key cooperator.
Politics Dec 01Former Trump adviser Flynn pleads guilty to lying to FBI
Former national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty Friday to making false statements to the FBI.
Politics Nov 30AP report: Jared Kushner questioned by Mueller’s team about Flynn
The confirmation of Kushner’s interview came as prosecutors working for Robert Mueller postponed grand jury testimony related to Flynn’s private business dealings.
Politics Nov 02Paul Manafort says evidence against him ’embellished’ in Russia probe
In a court filing Thursday, his attorneys say Paul Manafort, who led Trump's campaign for several months last year, has done nothing wrong and doesn't pose a risk of fleeing the country.
Politics Oct 30Manafort and former business associate indicted in first charges from Mueller probe
President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and a former business associate, Rick Gates, were indicted Monday on charges of conspiracy against the U.S., money laundering and several other financial charges.
Politics Jul 12Trump defends son after disclosure of Russian emails
President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that his eldest son was "open, transparent and innocent," a day after Donald Trump Jr. revealed his eagerness to hear damaging information about Hillary Clinton from the Russian government in a meeting last year with…
Politics Nov 19Racial issues likely to come up at Sessions’ Senate hearing
Racially charged allegations toward Sessions derailed his efforts to become a federal judge and made him a symbol of black-voter intimidation under Reagan.