The fraud case against President Trump’s former campaign chairman is highly complex. But prosecutors are sending a simple message to jurors: “Manafort lied.”
The first trial of the special counsel’s investigation is focused on President Trump’s former campaign manager, but don’t expect collusion to be a big part of it.
Russia’s requests to Interpol for Red Notices—the closest instrument to an international arrest warrant—against Kremlin opponents are being met with increasing deference by the Department of Homeland Security.
If proven true, the president’s alleged role in the Trump Tower meeting could help prosecutors make judgments about his “character, truthfulness, and culpability.”
Brian Benczkowski, Trump’s appointee to run the Justice Department’s criminal division, represented Russia’s Alfa Bank. Senate Democrats have questions about recusal.
At the Aspen Security Forum, senior intelligence and law-enforcement officials stood firmly behind U.S. assessments on Russian election interference—no matter what President Trump said this week.
Putin’s decision to reference William Browder at the post-summit press conference provided even more evidence that a 2016 meeting between Trump-campaign officials and a Russian lawyer was blessed by the Kremlin.
The president’s remarks casting doubt on Russian interference in the 2016 election drew rebukes both implicit and explicit from those close to, and within, his own administration.
Special Agent Peter Strzok weathered hours of testimony that included pointed questions from Republicans accusing him of being hostile to the president.
The president’s remarks came amid increasing anxiety among U.S. allies about next month’s meeting, which will be immediately followed by a one-on-one with Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
The president has handed his associates a new way to characterize any suspicious interactions they may have had during the election.
Paul Manafort’s jailing is the latest example of Trump associates learning the hard way that there are consequences for lying to federal agents.
The president and his allies have seized on newly revealed text messages between two agents to justify their war on federal investigators.
An upcoming report from the Department of Justice inspector general is expected to criticize the leadership of the bureau for its conduct during the 2016 presidential election.
An ex-congressman allegedly has ties to the Trump campaign—as well as to powerful figures in Russia and Ukraine. Finding out what he knows is crucial, a top Democrat in the Senate says.
Trump’s former campaign manager is living dangerously by allegedly attempting to contact potential witnesses while under indictment.
The story of a crusading Russian journalist who faked his death to expose his enemies will fuel Moscow’s accusations of Ukrainian deceit.
A new report that Roger Stone sought damaging information on Clinton from Julian Assange is the latest in an increasingly complicated chronology.
As the president ramps up his attacks on the law-enforcement and intelligence communities, long-standing damage to key agencies seems inevitable.
A year of dizzying developments have bolstered both Mueller’s critics, who say he’s on a “fishing expedition,” and his defenders, who believe he’s leaving no stone unturned.