Here are some of the steps the federal government has taken to help secure elections in the U.S., as well as some of the possible disinformation threats that could reappear in 2020.
By Lisa Desjardins, William Brangham
When Robert Mueller broke his silence in May, his main point was that his long-awaited report spoke for itself. But the report is 448 pages long. So Lisa Desjardins and William Brangham decided to dig into what the findings say…
President Trump has caused a new outcry by declaring that he would accept information about a political opponent provided by a foreign government. The admission comes after Robert Mueller warned of significant Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign. Yamiche…
By Associated Press
The House Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates as part of its investigation into Russian efforts to interfere with the 2016 election.
By Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin, Associated Press
"I think I'd want to hear it," the president said in an interview Wednesday with ABC News, adding, "There's nothing wrong with listening."…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Eric Tucker, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
The panel subpoenaed Hicks last month as part of its investigation into special counsel Robert Mueller's report and obstruction of justice.
By Associated Press
The presidential candidate said if Trump isn't impeached and she wins the White House, the Justice Department should purse an obstruction case based on the findings from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
Donald Trump Jr. said he was happy to clarify answers from an interview with the panel's staff in 2017, but told reporters, "I don't think I changed any of what I said because there was nothing to change."…
By Eric Tucker, Mary Clare Jalonick, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
At the House Intelligence Committee hearing, Robert Anderson and Stephanie Douglas highlighted aspects of the Mueller report they said showed Russian efforts to screen and test Trump campaign associates in hopes of maximizing their chances of getting what they wanted.
Congressional Democrats remain conflicted about whether to pursue impeachment against President Trump. When asked about her plans investigating the president, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi responded that “what we’re doing is winning in court.” Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff…
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.