President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general will tell senators at his confirmation hearing "it is vitally important" that special counsel Robert Mueller be allowed to complete his Russia investigation, according to prepared remarks obtained by The Associated Press on…
By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press
A Russian lawyer who became a focal point of the investigation into whether there was collusion between Russians and President Donald Trump's election campaign was charged with obstruction of justice Tuesday in an unrelated case in New York.
By Eric Tucker, Emily Swanson, Associated Press
A majority of Americans say they believe President Donald Trump has tried to obstruct the investigation into his campaign's ties to Russia, though the public is divided on whether he should be removed from office if he's found to have…
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The document expresses concern with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into whether Trump obstructed justice, which Trump denies. It could factor into Barr's confirmation hearings and prompt questions about whether he can be unbiased in overseeing the investigation.
A federal judge postponed Michael Flynn’s sentencing Tuesday to better enable him to cooperate with the special counsel’s investigation. The judge also told Flynn, "Arguably, you sold your country out." William Brangham asks former Department of Justice official Carrie Cordero…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
A report expected to be released Monday by the Senate intelligence committee says that Russian interference operations still exist on social media platforms, and that the Russian operation discovered after the 2016 presidential election was much broader than once thought.
By Hope Yen, Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
President Donald Trump keeps changing his story in the swirling investigations into Russia election interference and hush money payments to women who say they had affairs with him. Here's a look at the president's claims.
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
The gun rights activist, who was arrested in July, is accused of gathering intelligence on American officials and political organizations. Prosecutors say Butina's work was directed by a former Russian lawmaker.
By Larry Neumeister, Tom Hays, Associated Press
Michael Cohen, who as President Donald Trump's personal lawyer and fixer once vowed he would "take a bullet" for his boss, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for an array of crimes that included arranging the payment of…
By Tess Conciatori
Michael Cohen, Trump's former attorney, did not share enough information to avoid jail time and should still be sent to prison, federal prosecutors argued. Here's what to expect from his sentencing.
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