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Judge Emmet Sullivan asked others to opine about what he should do in the case of the former national security adviser, whom the Justice Department now won’t prosecute.
The procedural move gives attorneys for House Democrats until May 18 to respond. They say they’re owed access to confidential evidence and other materials. No, argues the Trump administration.
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.
Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman wrapped up the second of his two federal cases following a conviction in Virginia and a guilty plea in the District of Columbia.
Updated at 5:16 p.m. ET Donald Trump apparently blessed the meeting his son held with a Russian delegation to get dirt on opponents in 2016 and welcomed advance word of efforts by WikiLeaks to disrupt the election, his former lawyer told Congress on Wednesday. Those were only a few of the politically incendiary allegations Michael… Read More
The onetime attorney and fixer has closed meetings scheduled with the House and Senate intelligence panels and an open one set for the House oversight committee. It could be a doozy.
The special counsel may be close to wrapping up. Or he may not. He could file a landmark report. Or he may not. The rules are limited, and the attorney general has a lot of discretion.
Judge Amy Berman Jackson has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, during which Stone must show cause as to why she shouldn’t alter the gag order she has imposed or reconsider Stone’s bail.
The interim Justice Department boss told lawmakers he didn’t want to talk about his conversations with President Trump but did want to try to allay concerns that he has served as a White House mole.
Donald Trump Jr. did not call his father from his cellphone as he was arranging a Trump Tower meeting to get dirt on Hillary Clinton, according to new reports.
President Trump has called the Russia investigation a “witch hunt,” but more than 30 people have been charged. Many of those who’ve been accused, however, may never go to trial.
The president says he’s never worked for Russia after The New York Times and The Washington Post raised new questions about his relationship with Moscow amid the unresolved special counsel probe.
President Trump’s longtime fixer pleaded guilty on Thursday to lying to Congress about the real estate negotiations that Trump’s business conducted with Russians in 2016.
Trump’s account reposted a tweet featuring a meme that asked: “Now that Russia collusion is a proven lie, when do the trials for treason begin?”
“Why don’t you just fire the guy?” The question came in a press availability with President Trump soon after he learned that federal agents, acting on information from Special Counsel Robert Mueller, had raided the offices of his personal lawyer, Robert Cohen. The president visibly warmed to the question. Arms crossed, he answered, “Many people… Read More