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Politics Jun 15Trump tweets that firing James Comey was a ‘great service’
President Donald Trump said he did the nation "a great service" by firing James Comey as FBI director and he cited an internal Justice Department report that found Comey was "insubordinate" in his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation.
Politics Jun 08Mueller files new charges against Manafort and associate in Russia probe
Special counsel Robert Mueller's team has filed new charges against ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort and a longtime associate in its Russia probe.
Politics Jun 08Ex-Senate aide charged with lying about reporter contacts
A former employee of the Senate intelligence committee has been arrested on charges of lying to the FBI about contacts with reporters.
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.