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Stone faced charges that he lied to congressional investigators and obstructed an official proceeding. He pleaded not guilty and said he’d done nothing wrong.
The trial of Greg Craig, who worked for two Democratic presidents, opens in Washington, D.C., on Monday. The case against Craig stems from former special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.
On March 27, the special counsel told Attorney General William Barr that his public description “did not fully capture the context, nature, and substance of this Office’s work and conclusions.”
Prosecutors asked a judge to give Butina more prison time, citing the threat they said she posed to national security. Her attorneys said her motives weren’t “nefarious” and she is ready to go home.
Coal miner Lee Hipshire was photographed in 1976 emerging from a mine after a long day’s work. Years after his father’s death, his son found out the photo was used by Russian trolls to support Trump.
Attorney General William Barr has released special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. Democrats have pushed for Congress to get an unredacted version.
The Justice Department has been excising sensitive, classified and other material from the special counsel’s report about Russian interference in the 2016 election. That task is now complete.
The attorney general has launched an informal look at how and why the decisions were made about the early Russia investigation and by whom. It augurs another new phase of the Russia saga.
Attorney General William Barr plans to give Congress the Mueller report in mid-April, but with some redactions. Democrats insist they should get the full report and the fight could end up in court.
In May 2017, the special counsel’s office took over an FBI probe into Russian election interference that already had been underway for nearly a near. The report about that work is now ready.