Attorney General William Barr has agreed to begin handing over "key evidence" underlying the report by special counsel Robert Mueller. In exchange, Democrats agreed to put off a vote to hold Mueller in contempt.
Attorney General William P. Barr has assigned the top federal prosecutor in Connecticut to examine the origins of the Russia investigation, according to two people familiar with the matter, a move that President Trump has long called for but that could anger law enforcement officials who insist that scrutiny of the Trump campaign was lawful.
The conversation at a London bar in September 2016 took a strange turn when the woman sitting across from George Papadopoulos, a Trump campaign adviser, asked a direct question: Was the Trump campaign working with Russia?
The Justice Department has informed the House Oversight Committee that it will not comply with a subpoena demanding the appearance of an official as part of the Democrats' probe into the addition of a citizenship question on the census, according to a letter obtained by CNN.
By the time President Donald Trump had passed through the prime rib buffet at Mar-a-Lago on Thursday to sit for dinner with family and a top aide, the damning picture Robert Mueller's report painted of his presidency had become clear.
In his report into Russian interference in the 2016 election, special counsel Robert S. Mueller III cites instance after instance of President Trump pushing to end the investigation, scale back its scope and influence witnesses involved in the probe — all with an intent that could amount to criminal obstruction of justice.