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In our news wrap Friday, Attorney General William Barr says he doesn't think senior FBI officials committed treason when investigating the Trump campaign, despite President Trump’s repeated claims. Still, Barr said the investigation may have been “antithetical to the democratic…
Special counsel Robert Mueller broke his silence Wednesday about his office’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. In a nine-minute statement, he reiterated that Justice Department policy prohibits charging a sitting president with a crime, and that…
After special counsel Robert Mueller spoke out about his investigation, some Democrats felt they had new motivation for impeachment. Judy Woodruff talks to Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., about Mueller's "consequential" remarks and how they differed from Attorney General William Barr’s,…
President Trump often expresses disdain for law enforcement agencies investigating him. The Southern District of New York has attracted particular ire, with Trump firing the U.S. attorney heading it in 2017. Judy Woodruff talks to that U.S. attorney, Preet Bharara,…
By Tess Conciatori
Though Special Counsel Robert Mueller may be nearing a final report, these congressional probes signal that scrutiny of Trump’s business ties, policies and presidential campaign is far from over.
On Monday, President Trump denied being a Russian agent after The New York Times reported the FBI opened a counterintelligence investigation into whether he was acting on Russia’s behalf. He called the FBI officials who launched the inquiry “scoundrels” and…
Questions remain about President Trump's meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as well as about Trump's broader ties to Russia. To analyze why the corresponding counterintelligence investigations are 'unprecedented,' Judy Woodruff sits down with Andrew Weiss, a former National Security…
In our news wrap Friday, federal prosecutors are reportedly in the early stages of investigating potentially illegal contributions to Trump’s inaugural committee, while Michael Cohen spoke out for the first time since being sentenced. Also, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo…
By News Desk
From a candid interview with Bryan Cranston to the roots of gang violence in El Salvador, here's a look back at some of the what you may have missed from NewsHour Weekend's first full calendar year on air.
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