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Politics May 31How Republicans are trying to protect Attorney General Jeff Sessions
The effort to persuade President Trump not to fire Jeff Sessions is one of the few effective Republican attempts to install guardrails around a president who delights in defying advice and breaking the rules.
Politics May 21Watchdog report to fault FBI for Clinton probe delay
An upcoming report from the Justice Department's internal watchdog is expected to criticize senior FBI leaders for not moving quickly enough to review a trove of Hillary Clinton emails discovered late in the 2016 campaign, according to people familiar with…
Politics May 17Trump Jr. unapologetic when questioned about meeting with Russian lawyer
Questioned intently by a Senate committee, President Donald Trump's son struck a firmly unapologetic tone, deflected many queries and said he didn't think there was anything wrong with meeting a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower in hopes of election-season dirt…
Politics May 17Mueller investigation enters its second year. Where is it headed?
Hundreds of pages of court filings, and public statements from witnesses, have to an extent pulled back the curtain on an extraordinarily secretive investigation. But much remains hidden from view. Here's a look at what may lie ahead.
Politics May 16Trump Jr: Can’t recall discussing Russia probe with father
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump Jr. told the Senate Judiciary Committee last year he couldn't remember whether he had discussed the Russia investigation with his father and said he didn't think there was anything wrong with meeting a Russian lawyer at…
Politics May 02White House hires lawyer who represented Bill Clinton during impeachment process
It's the latest shakeup for the legal team grappling with unresolved questions on how to protect the president from legal and political jeopardy.
Politics May 02Ty Cobb, Trump’s lawyer in Russia probe, retiring
Cobb has been the point person for the President Donald Trump's White House regarding special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.
Politics May 02Special counsel team has floated idea of subpoena for Trump
The special counsel leading the Russia investigation raised the prospect in March of issuing a grand jury subpoena for President Trump, his former attorney said.
Politics May 01WATCH: Rosenstein says Justice Department won’t be extorted by Congress
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is defending himself following a report that some House Republicans have drafted articles of impeachment against him.
Politics Apr 25Sessions defends Trump’s pardons of Joe Arpaio, Scooter Libby
President Donald Trump bypassed the involvement of the Justice Department and its pardon attorney in issuing both pardons. But Sessions said at a hearing Wednesday that the president had the constitutional authority to issue pardons without the Justice Department's involvement.