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Politics Jan 19Trump ‘appreciates’ Mueller’s statement on report’s accuracy
Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office has issued a rare public statement disputing the accuracy of BuzzFeed News’ report that President Donald Trump’s former attorney told Mueller that Trump directed the lawyer to lie to Congress.
Politics Jan 18Special counsel disputes accuracy of BuzzFeed report on Trump, Cohen
The special counsel's spokesman said BuzzFeed's description of specific statements to the special counsel's office were not accurate.
World Jan 17Law firm tied to Paul Manafort reaches $4.6 million settlement with Justice Department
The Manafort part of Robert Mueller's probe — which yielded two indictments, a trial conviction and ultimately Manafort's guilty plea — also entangled several prominent law or lobbying firms, including Skadden, because of their involvement in foreign lobbying or public…
Politics Jan 15WATCH: Barr says he ‘will not be bullied’ into doing anything that is wrong
Comments by William Barr at his Senate confirmation hearing pointedly departed from Trump's own views and underscored Barr's efforts to reassure Democrats that he will not be a loyalist to a president who has appeared to demand it from law…
Politics Jan 14WATCH: Attorney General nominee William Barr’s Senate testimony
Barr's confirmation hearing is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. ET. Watch the hearing here.
Politics Jan 14Trump’s AG nominee William Barr: ‘Vitally important’ Mueller finish work
President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general will tell senators at his confirmation hearing "it is vitally important" that special counsel Robert Mueller be allowed to complete his Russia investigation, according to prepared remarks obtained by The Associated Press on…
Politics Jan 10Michael Cohen to testify publicly before Congress in February
The testimony of the president's former lawyer will be the first major public hearing for Democrats, who have promised greater scrutiny of Trump.
Politics Jan 09Democrats worry about attorney general nominee’s view of presidential power
William Barr's record suggests an expansive view of presidential power as the Senate holds his confirmation hearing next week.
Politics Jan 09Rosenstein expected to leave Justice Department within weeks
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will likely leave his position after the new attorney general is confirmed, sources tell the Associated Press.
World Dec 24North Korea should pay Otto Warmbier’s parents $500M, judge rules
The judgment is largely a symbolic victory for now, since there is no mechanism to force North Korea to pay.