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Politics Jun 12Trump asserts executive privilege over documents in 2020 census fight
The Justice Department says President Donald Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents in a fight over a 2020 census question that would ask about citizenship.
Nation Jun 09Panic at DC pride parade after reports of gun, mistaken gunfire
A panic after reports of a man with a gun and a mistaken belief that a gun had been fired during a pride parade in the nation's capital sent people running through the city's streets Saturday, authorities said, sending seven…
Politics May 30WATCH: Trump calls Mueller a ‘never Trumper’
President Donald Trump's remarks come a day after special counsel Robert Mueller pointedly rejected his repeated claims that he was cleared of obstruction of justice allegations.
Politics May 29WATCH: Robert Mueller makes 1st public statement on Russia probe
Special counsel Robert Mueller, breaking a two-year silence on his investigation into ties between Russia and the Trump campaign, announced his resignation from the Justice Department on Wednesday so that he can "return to public life."…
Politics May 21Justice Department offers to share Mueller documents to avoid House action against Barr
The unusual request comes after the committee's chairman, Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of California, warned that the committee would take an unspecified "enforcement action" against Barr or the Justice Department after they refused to hand over an unredacted version of…
Politics May 20Trump tells ex-counsel McGahn to defy congressional subpoena
Democrats have been eager to hear from McGahn, a key figure in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation who described ways in which the president sought to curtail the probe.
Politics May 17Michael Flynn described efforts to interfere with his Mueller probe cooperation, filing shows
Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn told the special counsel's office that people connected to the Trump administration and Congress sought to influence his cooperation with the Russia investigation, prosecutors said in a court filing made public Thursday.
Politics May 14AP source: Barr launches new inquiry into origins of Russia probe
Attorney General William Barr has appointed John Durham, the U.S. attorney in Connecticut, to conduct the inquiry.
Nation May 10Maria Butina saw U.S. political analysis as ‘valuable’ to Russia
Maria Butina, who admitted covertly gathering intelligence on the NRA and other groups, spoke to NPR in an interview.
Politics May 09WATCH: Hundreds gather at farewell ceremony for Rod Rosenstein
Rosenstein's exit from the Justice Department caps a tenure marked by a tumultuous relationship with President Donald Trump, which involved some of the most consequential moments of the president's term so far.