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Mueller Interview With Trump Is Said to Be Likely

Mueller Interview With Trump Is Said to Be Likely

The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, could respond with a grand jury subpoena if President Trump refused to cooperate with an interview request.
Op-Ed Columnist: The Republicans’ Fantasy Investigation

Op-Ed Columnist: The Republicans’ Fantasy Investigation

Senator Charles Grassley, Republican of Iowa, who has asked the Justice Department to look into the investigator who compiled the Trump-Russia dossier.
Bannon Agrees to Cooperate With Mueller Inquiry

Bannon Agrees to Cooperate With Mueller Inquiry

Stephen K. Bannon, President Trump’s former chief strategist, will be interviewed by the special counsel’s investigators in the Russia inquiry.
Bannon Agrees to Cooperate With Mueller Inquiry

Bannon Agrees to Cooperate With Mueller Inquiry

Stephen K. Bannon, President Trump’s former chief strategist, will be interviewed by the special counsel’s investigators in the Russia inquiry.

Op-Ed Contributor: Seeing Through the Fog in the Mueller Russia Probe

Was there a conspiracy on the part of Trump’s inner circle to mislead federal officials?
Op-Ed Columnist: McGahn in June, Other Republicans Soon

Op-Ed Columnist: McGahn in June, Other Republicans Soon

Donald McGahn, the White House counsel, refused to carry out any order to fire the special counsel overseeing the Russia investigation.

Trump Calls Mueller Report ‘Fake News’

When asked if he tried to fire the special counsel Robert Mueller, President Trump called it “fake news.” The New York Times reported that Mr. Trump ordered the firing of Mr. Mueller in June.
Senate Democrats Seek to Protect Mueller From Being Fired

Senate Democrats Seek to Protect Mueller From Being Fired

President Trump on Friday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Senate Democrats Seek to Protect Mueller From Being Fired

Senate Democrats Seek to Protect Mueller From Being Fired

President Trump on Friday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Republicans Show Little Urgency on Legislation to Protect Mueller

Republicans Show Little Urgency on Legislation to Protect Mueller

Two bills in Congress aim to protect Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, but efforts to reconcile them have made little progress.
Republicans Show Little Urgency on Legislation to Protect Mueller

Republicans Show Little Urgency on Legislation to Protect Mueller

Two bills in Congress aim to protect Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, but efforts to reconcile them have made little progress.
Op-Ed Columnist: Trump Repeats Nixon’s Fateful Panic

Op-Ed Columnist: Trump Repeats Nixon’s Fateful Panic

President Nixon announced he would turn over transcripts of White House tapes to House impeachment investigators in 1974.
Op-Ed Columnist: The Nunes Conspiracy

Op-Ed Columnist: The Nunes Conspiracy

Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, in Washington on Monday.
Live Briefing: Trump Is Delivering his First State of the Union Address. Watch Live

Live Briefing: Trump Is Delivering his First State of the Union Address. Watch Live

Members of the House, including Representative Nancy Pelosi, center, the Democratic leader, are wearing black to the State of the Union.
Live Briefing: Trump’s First State of the Union Address: A Call for Unity That Wasn’t Always Heard That Way

Live Briefing: Trump’s First State of the Union Address: A Call for Unity That Wasn’t Always Heard That Way

Purple ribbons were worn at the State of the Union on Tuesday night to raise awareness about the country’s opioid epidemic.
News Analysis: The Real Aim of the Nunes Memo Is the Mueller Investigation

News Analysis: The Real Aim of the Nunes Memo Is the Mueller Investigation

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan said that Americans should see a secret memo that portrays the early stages of the Trump-Russia investigation as a partisan endeavor.
News Analysis: The Real Aim of the Nunes Memo Is the Mueller Investigation

News Analysis: The Real Aim of the Nunes Memo Is the Mueller Investigation

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan said that Americans should see a secret memo that portrays the early stages of the Trump-Russia investigation as a partisan endeavor.
Mueller Zeros In on Story Put Together About Trump Tower Meeting

Mueller Zeros In on Story Put Together About Trump Tower Meeting

After President Trump left Hamburg, Germany, in July with the first lady, Melania Trump, he helped draft a news release that has become a focus of the Russia inquiry.