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With Scant Precedent, White House Insists Trump Could Fire Mueller Himself

With Scant Precedent, White House Insists Trump Could Fire Mueller Himself

President Trump on Tuesday in the Oval Office. The general understanding has been that the president himself cannot directly fire the special counsel and that he would instead have to order the deputy
With Scant Precedent, White House Insists Trump Could Fire Mueller Himself

With Scant Precedent, White House Insists Trump Could Fire Mueller Himself

President Trump on Tuesday in the Oval Office. The general understanding has been that the president himself cannot directly fire the special counsel and that he would instead have to order the deputy
Raids on Trump’s Lawyer Sought Records of Payments to Women

Raids on Trump’s Lawyer Sought Records of Payments to Women

Raids on the office and hotel room of Michael D. Cohen, center, President Trump’s personal lawyer, suggest that the political challenges for Mr. Trump are becoming serious legal issues.
Trump Sought to Fire Mueller in December

Trump Sought to Fire Mueller in December

Robert S. Mueller III, then the director of the F.B.I., in June 2013 during a House Judiciary Committee hearing.
Trump Sought to Fire Mueller in December

Trump Sought to Fire Mueller in December

Robert S. Mueller III, then the director of the F.B.I., in June 2013 during a House Judiciary Committee hearing.
Justice Department Launches Probe of College Early Admissions

Justice Department Launches Probe of College Early Admissions

Amherst College in Massachusetts confirmed that it was among the institutions that received the recent letter from the Justice Department.
Confirmed: Rod Rosenstein signed off on the Michael Cohen raid

Confirmed: Rod Rosenstein signed off on the Michael Cohen raid

Approval. The post Confirmed: Rod Rosenstein signed off on the Michael Cohen raid appeared first on Hot Air.
Justice Department Launches Probe of College Early Admissions

Justice Department Launches Probe of College Early Admissions

Amherst College in Massachusetts confirmed that it was among the institutions that received the recent letter from the Justice Department.
Raids on Trump’s Lawyer Sought Records of Payments to Women

Raids on Trump’s Lawyer Sought Records of Payments to Women

Critics of the president have claimed that payments to Karen McDougal, left, and Stephanie Clifford, better known as Stormy Daniels, amount to illegal campaign contributions.
Op-Ed Contributor: Why the F.B.I. Raid Is Perilous for Michael Cohen — and Trump

Op-Ed Contributor: Why the F.B.I. Raid Is Perilous for Michael Cohen — and Trump

Michael Cohen after meeting with Senate Intelligence Committee staff on Capitol Hill in Washington in September.
Sessions Endures Repeated Attacks by Bending to the President’s Whims

Sessions Endures Repeated Attacks by Bending to the President’s Whims

Attorney General Jeff Sessions as President Trump delivered remarks last month in New Hampshire.
Op-Ed Columnist: The Tragedy of James Comey

Op-Ed Columnist: The Tragedy of James Comey

James B. Comey, the former F.B.I. director, testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee in June.
Deutsche Bank Replaces C.E.O. Amid Losses and Lack of Direction

Deutsche Bank Replaces C.E.O. Amid Losses and Lack of Direction

John Cryan, left, and Christian Sewing at a news conference in Frankfurt in February. On Sunday, the bank’s supervisory board said that Mr. Sewing would replace Mr. Cryan as chief executive.
Deutsche Bank Replaces C.E.O. Amid Losses and Lack of Direction

Deutsche Bank Replaces C.E.O. Amid Losses and Lack of Direction

John Cryan, left, and Christian Sewing at a news conference in Frankfurt in February. On Sunday, the bank’s supervisory board said that Mr. Sewing would replace Mr. Cryan as chief executive.
U.S. Seizes Backpage.com, a Site Accused of Enabling Prostitution

U.S. Seizes Backpage.com, a Site Accused of Enabling Prostitution

The homepage of Backpage.com after federal authorities seized it on Friday.
U.S. Seizes Backpage.com, a Site Accused of Enabling Prostitution

U.S. Seizes Backpage.com, a Site Accused of Enabling Prostitution

The homepage of Backpage.com after federal authorities seized it on Friday.
Trump v. California: The Biggest Legal Clashes

Trump v. California: The Biggest Legal Clashes

Smog blanketing downtown Los Angeles. The next major court fight between California and the Trump administration may involve greenhouse gas emissions.

Sally Yates Says While ‘Elections Have Consequences,’ Trump Goes Too Far

Ms. Yates, the acting attorney general fired by President Trump for refusing to defend his travel ban, said in a TimesTalks conversation that he is breaking democratic norms.
For Mueller, a Feared Weakness Becomes a Strength

For Mueller, a Feared Weakness Becomes a Strength

Rod J. Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general overseeing the special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation, announced a set of indictments in February.
Donald Trump Won’t Take His Foot Off Jeff Sessions’ Neck

Donald Trump Won’t Take His Foot Off Jeff Sessions’ Neck

I’ll bet every morning, Jeff Sessions slaps at his alarm and curses it until it finally stops going off. He probably lies there for a few more minutes, his arm flung over his eyes in an attempt to