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Politics Feb 16Mueller probe indicts 13 Russian nationals for meddling in 2016 elections
The defendants are accused of violating U.S. criminal laws to interfere with American elections and the political process.
Politics Feb 07FBI texts reflect admiration of then-director James Comey
Among the thousands of texts, the dialogue about Comey is especially striking because it further calls into question White House characterizations of an FBI in "tatters," where "countless" agents complained about their director before his removal.
Nation Jan 29FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe leaving post early
WASHINGTON — FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a frequent target of President Donald Trump's criticism who led the bureau for months last year following the firing of James Comey, is leaving his position ahead of a previously planned retirement this…
Politics Jan 25More than 20 White House employees have been questioned by Mueller in Russia probe
An additional 28 people affiliated with the Trump campaign have also been interviewed by either the special counsel or congressional committees probing Russian election meddling, the document notes. It does not name the people nor provide a breakdown of how…
Politics Jan 24Trump says he would ‘love to’ answer questions in special counsel’s Russia probe — under oath
Trump said he would be willing to answer questions under oath in an interview, which special counsel Robert Mueller has been seeking but which White house officials had not previously said the president would grant.
Politics Jan 23Sessions interviewed by Robert Mueller team in Russia investigation
Sessions is thought to be the highest-ranking Trump administration official, and first Cabinet member, to be interviewed by Mueller's team.
Nation Jan 22Sessions: DOJ will leave ‘no stone unturned’ on missing texts from agent removed from Russia probe
The department last month began providing lawmakers with copies of text communications to and from the veteran counterintelligence agent, Peter Strzok, who was reassigned from Mueller's Russia investigation following the discovery of anti-Trump messages he had traded by phone with…
Politics Jan 21More texts turned over from FBI agent taken off Mueller team
The Justice Department has turned over to Congress additional text messages involving an FBI agent who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team.
Politics Jan 17How Trump has dealt with lawyers who questioned him in the past
The Associated Press reviewed hundreds of pages of depositions taken of Donald Trump in the past decade. The interviews, taken together, offer clues to a rhetorical style that could again be on display in the event Trump is questioned by…
Politics Jan 05AP source: Trump had lawyer urge Sessions not to recuse self
The president directed his White House counsel to tell Attorney General Jeff Sessions not to recuse himself from the Justice Department's investigation into potential ties between Russia and the Trump campaign, sources told Associated Press.