The former high-ranking Justice Department official replaces James Comey, who was fired in May by President Donald Trump after fewer than four years on the job.
By Associated Press
Though the full scope of the investigation is not clear, the information requests make clear at least some of the areas that Mueller and his team of prosecutors intend to probe and reveal an interest in certain Trump decisions as…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators is in possession of a letter that President Donald Trump wrote, but did not send, that laid out a rationale for firing FBI Director James Comey.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
The revelation is the clearest indication yet that Mueller and his team of investigators view the meeting, which came weeks after Trump had secured the Republican presidential nomination, as a relevant inquiry point in their broader probe into Russian interference…
By Chad Day, Associated Press and Eric Tucker, Associated Press
In our news wrap Tuesday, there’s word President Trump has exchanged private messages with Robert Mueller, the special counsel for the Russian investigation. USA Today reports Trump has sent messages of “appreciation” through his attorney to Mueller. Also, at least…
By Donna Cassata, Associated Press
The series of tweets from Trump came after Blumenthal expressed strong support for a special counsel's probe of Russia meddling in the election and possible collusion with Trump campaign officials.
By Associated Press
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway says President Donald Trump is "not discussing" firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
By PBS NewsHour
Special counsel Robert Mueller is using a grand jury in Washington, D.C., to investigate Russian meddling in the presidential election, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The move marks a new phase in the probe into possible collusion between…
By Erica R. Hendry
Robert Mueller, the special counsel overseeing the federal investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 election and possible ties to President Donald Trump’s campaign, has convened a grand jury.
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