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Mar 23, 2019
Special counsel Robert Mueller concludes Russia-Donald Trump probe, delivers final report to Attorney General William BarrSpecial counsel Robert Mueller on Friday turned over his long-awaited final report on the contentious Russia investigation that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency, entangled Trump's family and resulted in criminal charges against some of the president's closest associates.
Mar 21, 2019
Donald Trump says public should see 'ridiculous' Robert Mueller report: 'Let's see whether or not it's legit'US President Donald Trump said he believes special counsel Robert Mueller's report should be released to the public, even as he disparaged its very existence as "ridiculous."
Feb 22, 2019
With Robert Mueller report looming, new US attorney-general William Barr faces decision on going public with findingsRobert Mueller is required to produce a confidential report to William Barr that explains his decisions to pursue or decline prosecutions. That could be as simple as a bullet point list or as fulsome as a report running hundreds of pages. Barr will then have to decide how much of Mueller's findings should be disclosed to the public.
Feb 15, 2019
US Senate confirms William Barr as attorney-general; Democrats question how he will handle Mueller investigationWilliam Barr served as attorney general before, under President George HW Bush, and Republicans said he’s the perfect pick to take the helm again.
Jan 25, 2019
'Conspiracy, collusion, cover-up': What the 4 am arrest of Roger Stone means for the Donald Trump White HouseRoger Stone, a longtime Donald Trump aide and Republican operative with a reputation for dirty tricks and political dark arts, was indicted and arrested in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation in a 4 a.m. raid at his Florida home Friday, adding to the long trail of breadcrumbs in the alleged Russia collusion that may have influenced the 2016 election result.
Jan 24, 2019
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.
Jan 19, 2019
'It's Watergate 2.0': Bombshell BuzzFeed story ignites renewed calls for Donald Trump impeachmentA bombshell BuzzFeed story that details investigators’ claims that Donald Trump told his lawyer to lie to Congress about his deep Russia connections during the 2016 election campaign is being hailed as a gamechanger in the American political scene. Political analysts are comparing this to the “Titanic coming at the iceberg and Trump is the Titanic”.
Jan 16, 2019
‘I will not be bullied’: US Attorney General nominee William Barr breaks with Donald Trump over Mueller probeBarely days ago, Donald Trump thought he was rid of the men who helped launch the Robert Mueller-led investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 elections; he didn’t realise there’s a third man of his own choice who could prove to be far more dangerous: William Barr, Trump’s own pick for the post of US attorney general and a long-time friend of Mueller’s who vowed today in a US Senate grilling that he “will not be bullied” by his political masters in the White House.
Jan 15, 2019
William Barr confirmation hearing: Donald Trump AG pick who will decide fate of Robert Mueller probe faces US Senate grillingAs he did almost 30 years ago, William Barr is appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee to make the case he's qualified to serve as attorney general. Barr served as attorney general from 1991 to 1993 and has been nominated by President Donald Trump to do the job again. His confirmation hearing Tuesday has multiple story lines worth watching.
Jan 10, 2019
US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is leaving; sparks intense buzz that Mueller bombshell report is ready to landUS Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the most dogged human guardrail for the Robert Mueller probe into alleged Russian collusion with the 2016 Donald Trump election campaign is reportedly on his way out of the Justice Department.