President Trump last week gave his political appointee, Attorney General William Barr, full authority to declassify information from intelligence agencies related to “surveillance activities” in the Russia probe. The move is being questioned by intelligence officials and has stoked fears…
By PBS NewsHour
Investigators were examining the flow of foreign money into Cohen's bank accounts and looking into whether the funds might be connected to a plan to lift Russian sanctions, according to court filings unsealed Wednesday.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
Michael Cohen, the former lawyer, media attack dog and fixer for President Donald Trump, said Monday there "remains much to be told" as he heads to prison to begin a three-year prison sentence for crimes including campaign finance violations related…
By Michael Sisak, Jim Mustian, Associated Press
Trump had previously said he would leave the question of Robert Mueller testifying to Attorney General William Barr.
By Associated Press
President Trump has long claimed U.S. intelligence agencies spied on his 2016 campaign. This week, he considered himself vindicated by a story in The New York Times detailing an FBI effort to covertly gather information from a Trump campaign adviser.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s political news, including Attorney General William Barr’s Senate testimony and absence from a scheduled House Judiciary Committee hearing, deteriorating relations between Congress…
By Jill Colvin, Deb Reichmann, Associated Press
White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders said Putin and Trump talked "very, very briefly" about the Mueller report, but she dodged a question about whether they had discussed Russian election interference.
Throughout the tense, roughly five-hour hearing, Attorney General William Barr defended his handling of the report. But his performance raised new questions about his actions, and Democrats’ concerns about his independence from President Donald Trump.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Attorney General William Barr has told House Judiciary Committee members he will not testify Thursday, according to AP sources.
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