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Politics Sep 12Ex-FBI official, Andrew McCabe, faces prospect of criminal charges
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a frequent target of President Donald Trump's wrath, faces the prospect of criminal charges after his lawyers failed to persuade senior Justice Department officials that he didn't intentionally lie to internal investigators.
Politics Sep 10Judge sets new sentencing date for Michael Flynn
A federal judge has set a Dec. 18 sentencing date for President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
Nation Sep 06U.S. weighs whether it will release name sought in 9/11 lawsuit against Saudi government
Attorney General William Barr faced a Friday deadline for deciding whether to release the name or to invoke a rarely used state secrets privilege and refuse to divulge the information. But Justice Department officials decided they needed more time and…
Politics Sep 04D.C. attorney found not guilty of deceiving Justice Department about work for Ukraine
The jury in the case of Greg Craig, a former White House counsel in the Obama administration, deliberated for about four hours before reaching its verdict.
Nation Aug 29Watchdog says Comey violated FBI policies in handling of memos
James Comey violated FBI policies in his handling of memos documenting private conversations with President Donald Trump in the weeks before Comey was fired as bureau director, the Justice Department's inspector general said.
Nation Aug 28U.S. contractor sentenced in Iraq shooting seeks new trial
A former State Department contractor sentenced to life in prison is asking for a new trial because of what he says is newly discovered evidence.
Politics Aug 08Ex-FBI official Andrew McCabe sues over his firing
The lawsuit, the second this week from an ex-FBI official challenging the circumstances of his termination, says the firing was part of Trump's plan to rid the bureau of leaders he perceived as disloyal to him.
Politics Aug 06FBI and DOJ sued by Peter Strzok, agent who was fired over Trump-related texts
The complaint, which names as defendants Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Chris Wray, revisits a political drama that was seized on by conservative critics of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation as proof that the bureau was biased…
Politics Jul 29Trump’s pick for U.S. intelligence chief has less national security experience than predecessors
Rep. John Ratcliffe's dearth of relevant experience — a departure from the decades of intelligence and foreign policy bona fides of past position holders — may especially matter at a time when current and former government officials expect Russia to…
Politics Jul 28Trump says director of national intelligence is resigning
Dan Coats, director of national intelligence, will leave his job next month, President Trump announced Sunday, after a turbulent two years in which Coats and the president were often at odds over Russian interference in the 2016 election.