Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe says he wanted investigations into President Donald Trump's ties to Russia and possible obstruction of justice documented so that they could "not be closed or vanish in the night without a trace."…
The Friday guilty plea by former national security advisor Michael Flynn touched off a running response from President Trump on Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. Taken together, two of the president’s statements could suggest interference. P.J. Tobia reports and Miles O’Brien…
By Catherine Lucey and Hope Yen, Associated Press
A member of the president's outside legal team said Sunday that Donald Trump is not under federal investigation, days after Trump appeared to confirm he was.
In the our news wrap Friday, President Trump tweeted about reports that special counsel Robert Mueller has expanded his investigation of Russian meddling in the election. Also, anger over a London apartment tower fire boiled over, as the death toll…
By Vivian Salama, Associated Press
President Donald Trump appeared to confirm Friday that he is under investigation for obstruction of justice, claiming that he is being investigated for firing FBI Director James Comey by the man who told him to do it.
By Associated Press
The president didn't clarify what exactly he was referring to in the early morning tweet, however he has frequently described reports about possible ties between members of his campaign and Russia as a "witch hunt."…
By Jake Pearson and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
The special counsel appointed to investigate Russian influence in the 2016 presidential campaign is now examining whether President Donald Trump tried to obstruct justice, it has been reported.
By PBS NewsHour
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to the discuss the week’s news, including the appointment of a special counsel to lead the Russia probe at the Justice Department, reports that President Trump…
By Ellis Kim, Daniel Bush
Did President Donald Trump commit obstruction of justice by asking James Comey to drop the FBI's probe of his campaign's ties to Russia? Here's a guide to obstruction of justice, and how it works in federal court and in impeachment…
By Sadie Gurman, Associated Press
Obstruction of justice is a tricky issue both criminally and politically. And legal experts say it could be difficult to prove the president crossed a line. Here are some questions and answers about the term.
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