Donald Trump’s former personal attorney/fixer Michael Cohen has denied a report that he took a trip to Prague in the summer 2016 to meet with Russian officials. The alleged trip by Cohen was outlined in the infamous Steele Dossier and has been offered as proof that Cohen was helping to facilitate an illegal conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Russia.
Over 400 former DOJ alumni oppose Trump's appointee Matthew Whitaker to replace the unjustly ousted Jeff Sessions, because Whitaker has not been vetted.
Trump's former personal lawyer and Mr Fix It has taken a most inglorious fall from grace, pleading guilty to crimes he committed for Trump without getting a plea deal in advance, while Trump remains unscathed.
The Senate Intelligence Committee has referred perjury cases to Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Chairman Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) said Friday. Mueller is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election and Burr’s committee has done its own investigation into the same matter. Burr disclosed that after witnesses were questioned in the Intelligence Committee’s Russia probe several were suspected of lying.
Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina has become the new darling of the right-wing. And he strengthened his position Tuesday night by saying that if he becomes chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee he would “totally” investigate the FBI for the way it handled two major investigations:
According to a friend of former FBI Director James Comey, the dismissal of Attorney General Jeff Sessions may not matter. He says it is probably too late to stop the Mueller investigation.
Writing at the Atlantic, Lawfare editor Benjamin Wittes gave ten legitimate reasons why Trump’s firing of Sessions was “too little, too late.”
Top Democrats in the House are reportedly planning to invite Robert Mueller to testify on Capitol Hill in televised hearings if President Trump takes action to fire the special counsel and shut down the Russia investigation.
(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision on Wednesday to oust Attorney General Jeff Sessions and replace him with a noted critic of Special Counsel Robert Mueller raised immediate fears among Democrats about the future of Mueller’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Democrats on virtually every committee in the House of Representatives are ready to take control now that they find themselves in the majority after the midterms.
After nearly a decade in the minority and two years with no power to pursue oversight of the Trump administration, Democrats have prepared themselves to be the ones in charge.
If they win a majority in November, Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will re-open the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. They would like to investigate a lot of other things about Donald Trump also, including his family, his business associates and his cabinet members. But they will have to be selective in what they investigate, according to experts on the subject.
A California man accused by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office of operating an online auction service for stolen identities was sentenced to one year in prison on Wednesday in a federal district court.
K.T. McFarland's statement revised an earlier assertion to FBI agents that sanctions on Russia did not come up when she spoke to Flynn in December 2016 about his calls with Sergey Kislyak when he was the Russian ambassador to the United States, the newspaper said, quoting unidentified people familiar with the matter.
Manafort will plead guilty to one count of conspiracy against the United States and one count of conspiracy to obstruct justice, according to documents filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
The feud between President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions continued on Friday morning as Trump hit back at Sessions’ Thursday comments where he defended himself against Trump’s attacks.
Former CIA Director John Brennan hit back at President Donald Trump in a scathing New York Times opinion piece after the president revoked his security clearance on Wednesday.
“In an op-ed, former CIA Director Brennan says President Trump revoked his security clearance to “scare into silence” critics”
Donald Trump went bonkers on Twitter on Saturday, accusing Attorney General Jeff Sessions of being “scared stiff and missing in action.” It was the latest episode in his ongoing attacks against his own Justice Department. The president continues to say that people in his administration acted inappropriately in their investigation of his presidential campaign’s connections with Russia.
Whenever President Trump needs a distraction from real news he starts tweeting about his favorite topics: Barack Obama, Democrats, and the Russia investigation “witch hunt.” So that’s what he did Saturday morning as part of a tweetstorm where he combined his normal lunacy with his typical self-promotion.