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Julian Assange Was Arrested. So Why Is Chelsea Manning Still In Jail?

Manning has been in jail since early March for refusing to testify before a grand jury about Assange and WikiLeaks.

Zoe Tillman • 6 hours ago

Trump Is Suing House Democrats To Stop A Subpoena To His Accountant

This is the first lawsuit Trump has filed to block Democrats from exercising their subpoena power to look into his business affairs.

Zoe Tillman • 8 hours ago

Mueller Said He Would Have Exonerated Trump On Obstruction If The Evidence Supported It, But He Couldn’t

Mueller and his team declined to make a “prosecutorial judgment” about whether Trump committed obstruction. Attorney General Bill Barr later concluded that the evidence didn’t support that.

Zoe Tillman • 4 days ago

Here’s The Mueller Report. Read The Document, Not The Spin.

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, which was released with redactions, said President Trump didn’t commit a crime of obstruction — but that his report “also does not exonerate him.”

Zoe Tillman • 4 days ago

It Could Be Years Before Julian Assange Steps Foot In The United States

Extradition cases between the UK and the US can take years to sort out.

Zoe Tillman • 10 days ago

A Federal Judge Compared Trump's Criticism Of The Courts To The KKK And Segregationists

"We are now eyewitnesses to the third great assault on our judiciary," Judge Carlton Reeves said in a speech on Thursday.

Zoe Tillman • 10 days ago

Former Obama Administration Lawyer Greg Craig Was Charged With Lying About His Work For Ukraine

A grand jury indicted Craig on two counts of making false statements in connection with work that linked him to Paul Manafort.

Zoe Tillman • 11 days ago

Progressive Groups Ask Congress To Investigate Brett Kavanaugh

More than two dozen groups signed a letter to the House of Representatives urging an investigation into what they characterized as Justice Brett Kavanaugh's "sham confirmation process."

Zoe Tillman • 11 days ago

Julian Assange Was Arrested In London And US Officials Want Him Brought To America To Face Hacking Charges

The WikiLeaks founder was taken into custody from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London where he had spent nearly seven years.

Mark Di Stefano • 11 days ago

A Judge Won't Order The Justice Department To Speed Up Releasing The Mueller Report

A judge ruled Tuesday that a group that sued for the report failed to show they'd suffer "irreparable harm" if they waited until after Attorney General Bill Barr releases a redacted version of Mueller's report.

Zoe Tillman • 13 days ago

The US Supreme Court Is Letting The Trump Administration's Bump Stock Ban Take Effect

A majority of justices on the Supreme Court denied a request to delay the ban while the challengers continue to appeal it.

Zoe Tillman • 17 days ago

The House Sued Over Trump’s National Emergency

“No one is above the law or the Constitution, not even the President,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a statement.

Lissandra Villa • 18 days ago

Mitch McConnell Just Made It A Whole Lot Easier For Trump To Confirm A Bunch Of Nominees

Republicans on Wednesday forced through a rules change that slashes the amount of time it will take to confirm many of Trump's nominees to the federal courts and executive branch agencies.

Zoe Tillman • 19 days ago

Paul Manafort’s Judge Won’t Face Disciplinary Action For How He Treated Mueller’s Office

A judge reviewing ethics complaints found that Judge T.S. Ellis III, who oversaw Manafort’s Virginia trial, “was sometimes strident” with the government, but didn’t cross the line into misconduct.

Zoe Tillman • 21 days ago

Ted Cruz Is Suing To Get Rid Of Limits On How Much He Can Reimburse Himself For His Campaign Against Beto O’Rourke

Cruz put up $260,000 in personal funds and assets for his 2018 US Senate campaign. Federal law says his campaign can only raise up to $250,000 to reimburse him.

Zoe Tillman • 21 days ago

Robert Mueller Found That The Trump Campaign Did Not Conspire With Russia, According To The Attorney General

Attorney General Bill Barr submitted a letter to Congress on Sunday summarizing the special counsel's "principal conclusions." Read it here.

Zoe Tillman • 29 days ago

Here’s Everyone Robert Mueller Charged

Mueller indicted more than three dozen individuals for a variety of crimes during his investigation, including top Trump campaign officials and members of Russian intelligence.

Zoe Tillman • One month ago

Robert Mueller Is Done With His Investigation Into The Trump Campaign — And Isn't Recommending More Indictments

Mueller’s report to Attorney General Bill Barr is confidential, at least for now. Barr is expected to advise Congress soon on the "principal conclusions" of Mueller's report.

Zoe Tillman • One month ago

The Justice Department And Trump's Lawyers Argue No One Should Be Able To Sue Him For Profiting From His Hotel

An appeals court heard arguments Tuesday in a case over whether Trump is violating the foreign and domestic emoluments clauses of the US Constitution by refusing to divest in his businesses.

Zoe Tillman • One month ago

Here’s Where Republicans Are Drawing The Line For Trump’s Controversial Judicial Nominees

Inflammatory college writings? Sometimes a problem, sometimes not. Poor performance in the Senate? No go. Accusations of racism? It depends.

Zoe Tillman • One month ago