The US constitution gives the president clemency powers “to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United States, except in cases of impeachment”
The pardon is part of a broader effort by Trump to undo the results of a Russia investigation that shadowed his administration and yielded criminal charges against a half-dozen associates
FA Cup: Pep Guardiola urges focus from stars as Manchester City begin crucial week against League Two outfit Newport County
Pep Guardiola has insisted his Manchester City players cannot afford to have an eye on the Champions League and the League Cup final ahead of their FA Cup tie away to Welsh minnows Newport County on Saturday.
Democrats consider subpoena for Michael Cohen after he postpones testimony citing Donald Trump 'threats, mob tactics'
Citing threats to his immediate family members, US president's former fixer Michael Cohen, who has threatened to unload dirt on his former boss, has decided to put off his public testimony before the US House Oversight Committee. Cohen attorney Lanny Davis put out a statement Wednesday even as angry Democrats are saying this amounts to "witness tampering" by Trump and team.
US withdrawal from Syria kicks off Donald Trump's outsize distraction strategy for 2020 bid as prosecutors tighten screws
Stunning his country's entire military establishment, US President Donald Trump who has been pushed to a corner by the escalating political and legal dangers of 17 different investigations into his business and politics that may have gamed his election itself, has decided to pull out all of the 2000 and more American troops in Syria and took to his favorite social media platform Twitter to declare victory: "We have defeated ISIS in Syria, my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency."
Michael Flynn sentencing key takeaway: Donald Trump is having a terrible December; it just got much worse
In a stunning turn of events, a federal judge in Washington lashed out at US president Donald Trump's acolyte and first national security advisor Michael Flynn, a retired Army lieutenant general who pleaded guilty last year to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) about his Russia contacts, for selling his country out and then abruptly postponed the sentencing, sending a loud message to all those in the Russia probe crosshairs not to try and 11th hour stunts like Flynn did the night before - when Flynn suggested that he was somehow entrapped and forced to lie to investigators.
Michael Flynn sentencing abruptly postponed: 'You sold your country out, I can't hide my disgust', judge tells Donald Trump's first NSA appointee
A federal judge has agreed to delay former national security adviser Michael Flynn's sentencing so he can continue cooperating with the Russia probe. U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan on Tuesday set a status conference for March.
Donald Trump in legal and political peril: Opponents say his future is 'behind bars' if not re-elected; voting patterns show Trump’s base isn’t good enough
For the first time since taking office, the US president is tied fo a federal crime and is the central figure in multiple investigations by both special counsel Robert Mueller and Southern District of New York - especially the one where he is being directly implicated by his own Justice department.
Robert Mueller recommends sparing Michael Flynn jail time in lieu of 'substantial' cooperation during election meddling probe
Robert Mueller, the special prosecutor in charge of the Russia election meddling probe, recommended Tuesday that President Donald Trump's former national security advisor Michael Flynn face no jail time due to his "substantial" cooperation with the investigation.
James Comey's memos on Donald Trump reveal US president said Michael Flynn had 'serious judgment issues'
President Donald Trump told former FBI director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgement of his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, according to memos maintained by Comey.
Asked whether he believed Trump ought to be impeached, Comey replied, "I hope not because I think impeaching and removing Donald Trump from office would let the American people off the hook"
US National Security Council spokesman Michael Anton to leave Donald Trump's administration, announces White House
National Security Council (NSC) spokesman Michael Anton is planning to depart US President Donald Trump's administration, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has announced.
Gary Cohn quits: White House plays down economic advisor's resignation as Donald Trump steps up global trade threats
Economic advisor Gary Cohn became the latest casualty of Trump's tumultuous administration, resigning in protest as Trump stepped up his threats of steep tariffs
Hope Hicks resigns: From Michael Flynn to Sean Spicer, Donald Trump's White House has lost senior aides at steady clip
Here are the main Trump aides who have come and already gone in the first 13 months of his presidency.
Donald Trump says he is 'looking forward' to being questioned 'under oath' in Robert Mueller's Russia probe
Donald Trump declared late on Wednesday he's "looking forward" to being questioned — under oath — in special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russian election interference
US special counsel may question Donald Trump on probe into Russian interference in 2016 polls: Reports
US special counsel Robert Mueller's team wants to question President Donald Trump as part of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
Robert Mueller intensifies probe on Russia's role in Donald Trump's election, obtains US president's campaign transition emails
Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian contacts with Donald Trump's campaign has gained access to thousands of emails sent and received by his officials before the start of his administration
Russia's role in US presidential election: Govt asks Deutsche Bank for info on Michael Flynn-linked transactions, says report
The US government has requested that Deutsche Bank provide information on transactions potentially linked to Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security advisor
White House denies Donald Trump's financial records are being subpoenaed, calls reports 'completely false'
The White House has denied that President Donald Trump's financial records had been subpoenaed from Deutsche Bank by the special prosecutor examining allegations of Russian election meddling
Robert Mueller's four-month investigation of Donald Trump's ties with Russia has cost US justice dept $3.2 million
Special counsel Robert Mueller's office spent $3.2 million during the first few months of his investigation into Russian election interference and possible coordination with associates of President Donald Trump