Special Counsel Robert Mueller's indictment of 13 Russian individuals and three organizations for allegedly interfering in the 2016 U.S. presidential election sets the stage for the prosecution of Americans who may have helped the Russian effort, some legal experts said.
The top Democrat on the U.S. House Intelligence Committee described on Wednesday "a developing pattern" in which witnesses have declined to discuss events occurring after President Donald Trump's election in the panel's probe of Russia and the 2016 vote.
The legal team representing Richard Gates, a business associate of U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, wants to stop representing him due to "irreconcilable differences," according to a court filing unsealed on Wednesday.
The Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said on Thursday he wanted to start releasing the transcripts of interviews the committee has done about a meeting at Trump Tower seen as central to investigations of Russia and the 2016 U.S. election.
The investigation into possible Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election will enter a new phase as early as Monday, when the first charges resulting from the probe could be unsealed and a target taken into custody.