News You Need to Know

Rosenstein to meet with lawmakers over report he sought to secretly record Trump

September 29, 2018
Karoun Demirjian | The Washington Post
The House Judiciary Committee expects to interview Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein behind closed doors sometime in the next few weeks, according to its chairman, who said Friday he is finalizing the meeting’s details with the Justice Department.
News You Need to Know

At Missouri Rally, Trump Vows to Eliminate ‘Lingering Stench’ at the Justice Department

September 22, 2018
Julie Hirschfeld Davis | The New York Times
President Trump cast the midterm elections as a referendum on him and his agenda, arguing at a rally here on Friday that a vote for any Democrat would empower “dangerous” and “crazy” people and sap the Republican Party’s fragile congressional majorities.

An intensifying battle over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

September 21, 2018
What is the status of Brett Kavanaugh's SCOTUS nomination?
News You Need to Know

Manafort's deal reins in a pardon's impact

September 15, 2018
Josh Gerstein | POLITICO
The plea deal special counsel Robert Mueller granted to Paul Manafort on Friday appears built to be pardon-proof.
News You Need to Know

What Manafort’s plea deal could mean for Trump

September 15, 2018
Kelly O'Donnell | NBC News
President Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded guilty to federal crimes in a Washington, D.C., courtroom on Friday and has now agreed to cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian election meddling.
News You Need to Know

Trump mocks light sentence for George Papadopoulos

September 8, 2018
Jeff Zeleny | CNN
President Donald Trump on Friday mocked the two-week prison sentence given to former campaign adviser George Papadopoulos who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contact with Russian operatives before the 2016 election, despite declaring hours earlier: "I don't know him."
News You Need to Know

Papadopoulos lawyers ask for no prison time for lying to FBI amid Russia probe

September 1, 2018
Josh Gerstein | POLITICO
Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos, the first suspect charged in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Trump-Russia probe, is asking a court to allow him to avoid prison time for lying to federal investigators.

A legal storm looms over President Trump as the nation remembers John McCain

August 31, 2018
Staff shake ups, legal turmoil and the Russia Probe.
News You Need to Know

Mueller team shortens estimate for length of 2nd Manafort trial

August 25, 2018
Josh Gerstein | POLITICO
Special counsel Robert Mueller's team is shaving its estimate for the length of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's upcoming trial, projecting that the prosecution case could be completed in as little as two weeks.
Subscribe to Russia