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Rosenstein Ready to Leave Once Attorney General Confirmed, Source Says

Rosenstein Ready to Leave Once Attorney General Confirmed, Source Says

Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller to investigate Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election, is expected to leave the Justice Department after a new attorney general
Mueller Probe Seen Pushing Past Trump-Demanded September 1 Deadline

Mueller Probe Seen Pushing Past Trump-Demanded September 1 Deadline

Special Counsel Robert Mueller doesn’t have to shut down his Russia investigation in the weeks before November’s congressional elections despite claims by President Donald Trump’s lawyers that he
Firm Tied to ‘Putin’s Chef’ Loses Challenge to Mueller

Firm Tied to ‘Putin’s Chef’ Loses Challenge to Mueller

A federal judge denied a motion by a Russian catering company to have an indictment against it dismissed on the grounds that Special Counsel Robert Mueller was unlawfully appointed by Deputy Attorney
Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court Confirmation Hearing to Start September 4

Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court Confirmation Hearing to Start September 4

Brett Kavanaugh’s U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearing will start Sept. 4, the Senate Judiciary Committee said Friday, as documents showed he once argued that President Bill Clinton shouldn’t be
Trump's Lawyers Say Questions on Flynn, Firing Comey Off-Limits

Trump's Lawyers Say Questions on Flynn, Firing Comey Off-Limits

As Donald Trump’s lawyers continue negotiating with Robert Mueller over a presidential interview, they say at least two topics remain off the table: the firing of FBI director James Comey and Trump’s
Trump Calls on Sessions to Stop Mueller’s Russia Probe

Trump Calls on Sessions to Stop Mueller’s Russia Probe

Donald Trump called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to halt Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election, ramping up his attacks on the probe as the
Cohen Probe Reaches Into Trump’s Business, and the Red Line He Drew

Cohen Probe Reaches Into Trump’s Business, and the Red Line He Drew

With Donald Trump’s former lawyer turning on him and reports that prosecutors want to speak with his financial chief, federal investigators appear to be delving increasingly into the president’s
Pakistan’s Khan Poses U.S., China Challenges

Pakistan’s Khan Poses U.S., China Challenges

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Rosenstein Still Standing Despite Conservative Push to Impeach

Rosenstein Still Standing Despite Conservative Push to Impeach

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has outlasted months of threats of impeachment or other punitive action by some of President Donald Trump’s most loyal allies in the U.S. House, leading some
Conservatives Push to Impeach Rosenstein as DOJ Defends Actions

Conservatives Push to Impeach Rosenstein as DOJ Defends Actions

Several House conservatives escalated their longstanding threat to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on grounds that demands for documents about sensitive investigations have been
U.S. Says It Will Alert Public to Foreign Influence Operations

U.S. Says It Will Alert Public to Foreign Influence Operations

The U.S. Justice Department is considering ways to alert the public to foreign efforts to influence Americans and U.S. elections as the threat from adversaries such as Russia “continues to grow,"
Trump’s Botched Putin Summit May Help Protect the Russia Probe

Trump’s Botched Putin Summit May Help Protect the Russia Probe

The president can’t shake the Russia investigation.
Derided as Trump Protector, Kavanaugh Defies Easy Label on Mueller Probe

Derided as Trump Protector, Kavanaugh Defies Easy Label on Mueller Probe

Democrats say Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s own words show he would shield President Donald Trump from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s criminal inquiry. The reality is a bit more
Trump Decided Russia Indictments Should Come Pre-Summit, Sources Say

Trump Decided Russia Indictments Should Come Pre-Summit, Sources Say

President Donald Trump gave the go-ahead to announce new Russian election-hacking indictments before his meeting with Vladimir Putin rather than after -- in the hopes it would strengthen his hand in
Trump Pressed to Confront Putin After Mueller's Indictments

Trump Pressed to Confront Putin After Mueller's Indictments

Whatever Donald Trump had hoped to get out of his summit with Vladimir Putin, Robert Mueller changed the game.
Reading Between the Lines on Mueller's Russia Investigation

Reading Between the Lines on Mueller's Russia Investigation

On the morning of July 27th, 2016, Donald Trump made a now-infamous address into the camera.
Trump Forging Ahead With Putin as Democrats Demand He Cancel

Trump Forging Ahead With Putin as Democrats Demand He Cancel

President Donald Trump will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin as planned despite Friday’s indictment of 12 Russian spies in the hacking of Democratic Party computer systems and calls from
Mueller Charges 12 Russians on Hacking Before Trump-Putin Summit

Mueller Charges 12 Russians on Hacking Before Trump-Putin Summit

The U.S. special counsel brought election meddling directly to Vladimir Putin’s doorstep just days before the Russian leader plans to meet with President Donald Trump, charging 12 Russian military
Crypto Crime Is a Focus of Trump's New Task Force on Consumer Fraud

Crypto Crime Is a Focus of Trump's New Task Force on Consumer Fraud

In forming a new task force to protect consumers from fraud, the Trump administration made clear that one of the greatest threats to the public is just emerging: red-hot markets for crypto coins.
Cohen Weighs Deal as Manafort Seeks Delay: Trump Legal Update

Cohen Weighs Deal as Manafort Seeks Delay: Trump Legal Update

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian election meddling is looming as President Donald Trump weighs who to nominate to the U.S. Supreme Court, where crucial questions such as