Trump Said He Might Get Involved In The Justice Department’s Russia Probe Right After Saying He Won't Get Involved
In a heated rant on Fox & Friends, the president complained about the Justice Department's Russia investigation, calling it a "disgrace," and suggested that he may do something about it at some point.
Robert Mueller Is Asking About This Little-Known Chapter Of Michael Cohen’s New York Life
The raid on President Trump’s personal lawyer may have involved a surprising period in Cohen’s life. The special counsel has been asking questions about it and the controversial businesspeople who were his partners at the time.
How A Player In The Trump-Russia Scandal Led A Double Life As An American Spy
Felix Sater has been cast as a Russian mafioso, a career criminal, and a key business associate of President Donald Trump's — but he spent more than two decades as an intelligence asset who helped the US government track terrorists and mobsters. “Greed is my go-to weapon.”
Former Trump Campaign Adviser Rick Gates Pleaded Guilty To Conspiracy And Lying To Investigators
Special counsel Robert Mueller's office earlier this week announced that a federal grand jury in Virginia had returned a second, 32-count indictment against Gates and his longtime associate Paul Manafort.
Manafort Under Scrutiny For $40 Million In “Suspicious” Transactions
As the special counsel investigated President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort, authorities obtained details on “suspicious” banking activity that was first unearthed in 2014 and 2015. Those records were part of an FBI operation to track international kleptocracy that ultimately failed, but which Robert Mueller’s team resurrected.
Trump Transition Records, A Source Of Friction With Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Were Almost Destroyed
President Trump complained when Mueller obtained transition team emails from the General Services Administration. But GSA documents show it would normally “destroy the records and wipe the machines.” News reports prompted GSA officials to inquire about preserving the transition team records.
Federal Grand Jury In Special Counsel Probe Indicts Russian Troll Farm And Individuals For 2016 Election Meddling
"A federal grand jury in the District of Columbia returned an indictment on Feb. 16, 2018, against 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities accused of violating U.S. criminal laws in order to interfere with U.S. elections and political processes."
Rep. Adam Schiff Says There Is "Certainly A Lot Of Evidence" Of Collusion Between The Trump Campaign And Russia
The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said special counsel Robert Mueller would ultimately decide if the Trump campaign committed a crime. But he added: "In terms of ethical violations and acting against the interest of the United States, that evidence is already ample and in the public view."
A Judge Just Ruled That, No, You Can't See James Comey's Trump Memos Right Now
A federal judge, who reviewed the memos and spoke with a member of special counsel Robert Mueller's office about them, concluded that releasing them to the public now via the Freedom of Information Act would interfere with the Russia investigation.
Investigators Are Scrutinizing Newly Uncovered Payments By The Russian Embassy
US authorities are poring over hundreds of newly uncovered payments from Russian diplomatic accounts. Among them are transactions by former ambassador Sergey Kislyak 10 days after the 2016 presidential election and a blocked $150,000 cash withdrawal five days after the inauguration.
Key Officials Push Back Against Trump Campaign’s Claim That A Federal Office Illegally Turned Over Emails To Special Counsel
In an interview with BuzzFeed News, a senior lawyer with the GSA disputed the Trump campaign's assertions about the decision to turn over emails written during the presidential transition to the Mueller investigation. The Special Counsel's Office pushed back as well.
The Deputy Attorney General Said No One Has “Communicated” To Him A Desire To Fire Robert Mueller
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who is overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller’s office, said he continues to see no “good cause” to remove Mueller as some Republicans accuse his team of bias, citing anti-Trump texts sent by a former investigator.