During his confirmation hearing on Wednesday, the president’s nominee to lead the FBI reassured senators he would preserve the bureau’s political neutrality.
Richard Ben-Veniste on the uncanny parallels between the scandal he investigated and the controversy over the White House’s alleged links to Russia
President Trump directly criticized the deputy attorney general on Friday, and some reports indicate he could soon remove himself from overseeing the special counsel’s investigation.
A Washington Post report Thursday left unclear whether the special counsel’s inquiry represents a cursory check or something more serious for the president’s son-in-law.
The vice president has hired former federal prosecutor Richard Cullen to represent him as the Russia investigation gathers steam.
Testifying on Capitol Hill Tuesday, the attorney general defended himself against what he called “scurrilous and false allegations” related to Russia. But he repeatedly refused to answer senators’ queries.
If they exist, the Secret Service doesn’t have them, and the president still isn’t ready to talk about them.
“One hundred percent,” the president replied when a reporter asked if he’d be willing to contradict his fired FBI director under penalty of perjury.
The president’s personal lawyer issued a statement Thursday that attacked James Comey’s integrity on dubious grounds.
In a hearing today, the Senate Intelligence Committee asked the former FBI director about his dismissal by President Trump, the conversations that preceded it, and the sprawling Russia investigation.
In his opening statement to Senate lawmakers, prepared for a Thursday hearing, the former FBI director describes multiple conversations he had with President Trump about the Russia investigation.
They felt comfortable saying they hadn’t felt pressure from administration officials to influence the probe. But they declined to answer direct queries from senators about their interactions with the president.
The president names Christopher Wray, a former assistant attorney general for the Justice Department’s criminal division, and personal attorney for Chris Christie in the Bridgegate scandal.
The White House is taking the path of least resistance: It won’t try to block former FBI Director James Comey from testifying before Congress this week.
The special counsel is consolidating his control of existing investigations—and may gain leverage over the former national-security adviser in the process.
As Republicans in Congress try to fend off the flurry of scandals, they are haunted by a question: Is this as good as it’s going to get?
President Trump’s lawyer for the Russia investigation doesn’t have much criminal-defense experience. But he does provide something even more valuable to his client: loyalty.
The Senate Intelligence Committee said Tuesday it would subpoena the former national security adviser’s businesses for Russia-related documents, potentially bypassing the Fifth Amendment.
Reports that presidential aides asked senior intelligence officials to help shut down the FBI investigation put those staffers in legal jeopardy.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Richard Nixon, and others in between generated thousands of hours of audio from meetings and telephone calls. Is Donald Trump reviving that practice?