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A frustrated Trump lashes out at special counsel Mueller
President Donald Trump is taking out his frustrations over the intensifying Russia investigation by lashing out at special counsel Robert Mueller, signaling a possible shift away from a strategy of cooperating with a probe he has called biased against him
The Latest: White House says no plan to fire Mueller
The White House says President Donald Trump isn't thinking about or talking about firing special counsel Robert Mueller.
Death penalty for drug traffickers part of Trump opioid plan
President Donald Trump's plan to combat opioid drug addiction calls for stiffer penalties for drug traffickers, including the death penalty where it's appropriate under current law
AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely says 'no crime' in Russia probe
AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely claims Russia investigation found 'no crime,' wrongly insists House panel cleared his 2016 campaign of collusion
AG Sessions fires former FBI Deputy Director McCabe two days before retirement
ABC News Chief Justice Correspondent Pierre Thomas reports the latest developments following the firing of the embattled former deputy director.
On danger that Trump could fire Mueller, Congress needs to speak up, 'don’t wait for crisis': Leading Democrat
The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said Sunday that congressional members need to “speak out” now about the importance of the special counsel’s Russia investigation, before there’s a “constitutional crisis.” Rep. Adam Schiff of California was responding to a question from ABC News
'The president is not going to fire him,' says Senate Republican of special counsel Mueller
A Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee said he does not believe President Donald Trump will move to fire special counsel Robert Mueller , despite a tweet this weekend by a Trump attorney calling for an end to the Russia investigation. Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma told ABC News Chief
Trump's lawyer calls for Rosenstein to end Russia probe
Former FBI Director James Comey came out in defense of fired former deputy Andrew McCabe.
AP learns McCabe kept memos on Trump, documents with Mueller
AP learns that onetime FBI deputy director just fired by the attorney general kept personal memos describing interactions with the president, documents now with Mueller
Trump's attorney calls for Mueller's investigation to be 'shut down'
Source says Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who Trump just fired two days from his retirement, kept detailed "memos" of his interactions with Trump; those "memos" are now in Mueller's possession.