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Politics May 07WATCH: FBI chief Wray breaks with Barr on use of term ‘spying’
FBI Director Chris Wray told senators that "spying" is not the term he would use for court-authorized surveillance conducted by the bureau.
Politics May 06Former DOJ prosecutors cosign letter saying Trump would have been charged if not president
Hundreds former Justice Department prosecutors, who served under both Democratic and Republican administrations, say special counsel Robert Mueller's report "describes several acts that satisfy all of the elements for an obstruction charge." However, a Justice Department legal opinion says sitting…
Politics Apr 30Mueller frustrated with Barr over portrayal of findings, reports say
The frustration was communicated in a letter that Mueller sent the Justice Department.
Politics Apr 29Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to resign May 11
Rosenstein's departure had been expected since the confirmation of William Barr as attorney general. The White House nominated a replacement for the department's No. 2 slot weeks ago.
Politics Apr 26Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein hits back at his critics
In a speech before a lawyers' group, Rosenstein made barbed remarks in the direction of former FBI Director James Comey, political pundits and the media.
Politics Apr 23AP fact check: Mueller interviewed many close to president
President Donald Trump is falsely suggesting that the people "closest" to him weren't called to testify before special counsel Robert Mueller. Here's a closer look at the president's claim.
Politics Apr 20Trump’s legal team breathes a sigh, takes a victory lap
President Donald Trump’s legal team, through a combination of bluster, legal precedent and shifting tactics, managed to protect their client from a potentially perilous in-person interview during special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.
Nation Apr 19Trump blasts ex-advisers who say he tried to stop Mueller
Tweeting on a rainy Friday from his Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida, Trump lashed out at people who cooperated with Mueller’s team.
Politics Apr 18Redacted Mueller report released to Congress, public
Mueller's report reveals President Donald Trump's efforts to seize control of the Russia probe and force the special counsel's removal.
Politics Apr 17WATCH: Attorney General Barr discusses Mueller report release
The Justice Department is expected to release a redacted version of the special counsel's report on Russian election interference and Donald Trump's campaign.