Trump is scheduled to speak at 12:50 p.m. ET. Watch the president's remarks here.
By Joshua Barajas
President Donald Trump says he will nominate William Barr, former President George H.W. Bush's attorney general, to serve in the same role.
By Jill Colvin, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
Stepping up Democratic efforts to shield the Russia investigation, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said he would seek to tie a measure protecting special counsel Robert Mueller to must-pass legislation if the new acting attorney general does not recuse himself…
By Hope Yen, Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
President Donald Trump distanced himself Friday from his new acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker, whose past business ties and comments on the Russia investigation and other topics have drawn scrutiny.
By Eric Tucker, Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
What does the departure of Attorney General Jeff Sessions mean for the Mueller investigation? Matt Whitaker, the acting attorney general, was formerly Sessions’ chief of staff, but before joining the Justice Department, he was openly critical of the Mueller probe…
Whitaker, who President Donald Trump tapped to replace ousted Attorney General Jeff Sessions, has worked as a lawyer and conservative activist.
By Daniel Bush, Joshua Barajas
The PBS NewsHour asked four experts what implications Sessions’ firing has for Mueller’s Russia investigation.
President Trump announced Wednesday afternoon in a tweet that Attorney General Jeff Sessions was out. His departure will again focus an intense spotlight on special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. William Brangham reports, than Judy Woodruff gets reaction from White House…
Nine of the 11 candidates President Trump campaigned for in the last week prevailed on Tuesday, notes Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president. "The Trump touch matters," she said. Conway joins Judy Woodruff to share the White House’s reactions to…
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