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In rebuke of Attorney General Barr, judge demands DOJ let him review unredacted Mueller report

The judge admonished William Barr's handling of Mueller's report.
March 6, 2020, 1:49 PM
In rebuke of Barr, judge demands DOJ let him review unredacted Mueller report

Federal judge criticizes attorney general’s handling of Mueller report

The judge sharply rebuked Attorney General William Barr's handling of the special counsel's report and called his public statements “misleading” and distorted.
March 6, 2020, 1:06 PM
Federal judge criticizes attorney general’s handling of Mueller report

2016 again? Russia back to stirring chaos in U.S. election

Just weeks into the 2020 election cycle, intelligence officials have concluded that Russia already is actively interfering in the U.S. presidential campaign
1 month ago
Russia back to stirring chaos in U.S. election

National security adviser Robert O'Brien disputes Russian meddling to favor Trump's reelection

ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos interviewed national security adviser Robert O'Brien exclusively.
1 month ago
Top White House adviser disputes Russia meddling to favor Trump reelection

Judge expresses concern for Stone jury foreperson's safety as Trump continues attacks

The federal judge in the Roger Stone case expressed concern about a juror's safety as President Trump On Tuesday continued to attack her.
1 month ago
Judge expresses concern for Stone juror's safety as Trump continues attacks

'I've seen zero intelligence' that Russia interfering to help Trump: O'Brien

George Stephanopoulos interviews White House national security adviser Robert O'Brien on "This Week."
1 month ago
'I've seen zero intelligence' that Russia interfering to help Trump: O'Brien

White House National Security Adviser denies Russia’s meddling to help Trump

This comes after former National Security Adviser Joe Maguire warned about Russia’s meddling in the 2020 election.
1 month ago
White House National Security Adviser denies Russia’s meddling to help Trump

Judge's impassioned remarks in Roger Stone case: 'The truth still matters'

The judge in the Roger Stone case made impassioned remarks pushing back on claims of political bias made by President Trump and his allies.
1 month ago
Judge's impassioned remarks in Roger Stone case: 'The truth still matters'

Roger Stone drama enters its final act Thursday at sentencing

Since his indictment in January 2019, Roger Stone’s path to Thursday’s sentencing hearing has been anything but ordinary.
1 month ago
Roger Stone drama enters its final act Thursday at sentencing

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe won't be charged, Justice Department says

The Justice Department has informed former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe that it will not seek charges again him for allegedly lying to internal investigators.
1 month ago
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe won't be charged, Justice Department says

Trump maintains online criticism of Roger Stone case, despite AG Barr's plea to stop

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday morning to criticize the judge in the Roger Stone case and bash the Mueller investigation.
1 month ago
Trump maintains online criticism of Stone case, despite AG Barr's plea to stop

Justice Department reviewing handling of Michael Flynn case: Source

The Justice Department is reviewing the handling of the case against retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, President Trump's former national security adviser.
1 month ago
Justice Department reviewing handling of Michael Flynn case: Source

Pelosi accuses Trump of abusing power by interfering in Roger Stone case

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asserts DOJ's reversal on Stone sentencing recommendation is another “abuse of power” by the president that must be investigated by Congress.
1 month ago
Pelosi accuses Trump of abusing power by interfering in Roger Stone case

Trump congratulates Barr on 'taking charge' of Roger Stone sentencing recommendation

Trump congratulates Barr on intervening in Roger Stone sentencing recommendation. President Donald Trump fired off tweets Wednesday morning in support of Stone.
1 month ago
Trump congratulates Barr on 'taking charge' of Roger Stone sentencing recommendation

A timeline of the extraordinary turn of events in the Roger Stone case

All four prosecutors who worked on Roger Stone’s case have withdrawn after the Justice Department signaled its intention to alter his sentencing recommendation.
1 month ago
A timeline of the extraordinary turn of events in the Roger Stone case

As sentencing approaches, Roger Stone turns to former mob lawyer for help

As sentencing approaches, Roger Stone turns to former mob-lawyer for help
1 month ago
As sentencing approaches, Roger Stone turns to former mob lawyer for help

Attorney general speaks out about Roger Stone sentencing

ABC News’ Pierre Thomas sits down with William Barr to discuss the Justice Department’s reversal on the sentencing decision in the Stone case and whether it was influenced by the president.
2 months ago
Attorney general speaks out about Roger Stone sentencing

Entire Roger Stone prosecution team withdraws after DOJ lowers sentencing recommendation

Federal prosecutors had said Roger Stone, President Trump's longtime friend and onetime campaign adviser, should be sentenced to serve seven to nine years in prison.
2 months ago
Roger Stone prosecution team withdraws after DOJ lowers sentencing recommendation

Firestorm over Roger Stone case as President Trump bashes prosecutors

Top Justice Department officials moved to lighten the sentence recommendation of career prosecutors after President Trump criticized their call for a lengthy jail term.
2 months ago
Firestorm over Roger Stone case as President Trump bashes prosecutors

DOJ steps in on Roger Stone sentencing decision

Four prosecutors stepped down from the case after the department overruled their recommendation to send him to prison for seven to nine years.
2 months ago
DOJ steps in on Roger Stone sentencing decision

Prosecutors step down after DOJ gets involved in Stone sentencing

ABC News’ Pierre Thomas discusses the department’s announcement it is reversing course on its sentencing recommendation for Roger Stone after Trump’s tweet Tuesday morning.
2 months ago
Prosecutors step down after DOJ gets involved in Stone sentencing

DOJ announces reversal in Roger Stone sentencing

The Justice Department noted that the previous recommendation of seven to nine years "would not be appropriate."
2 months ago
DOJ announces reversal in Roger Stone sentencing

Roger Stone should serve 7 to 9 years: Prosecutors

The charges, brought against Stone in January 2019, included five counts of lying to Congress, one count each of witness tampering and obstruction of a proceeding.
2 months ago
Roger Stone should serve 7 to 9 years: Prosecutors

FBI says monitoring of ex-Trump aide should've ended sooner

Justice Department concludes there was “insufficient predication" to continue.
2 months ago

Michael Flynn moves to withdraw guilty plea, claiming prosecutors forcing him to lie

The government last week recommended up to six months for Flynn's sentencing.
2 months ago
Michael Flynn moves to withdraw guilty plea, claiming prosecutors forcing him to lie

Michael Flynn moves to withdraw guilty plea

The move comes less than a week after federal prosecutors recommended a sentencing of up to six months in prison for President Donald Trump's former national security adviser.
2 months ago
Michael Flynn moves to withdraw guilty plea

Treasury official pleads guilty to unlawful disclosures for leaking info related to Russia probe

A senior official at the Treasury Department has pleaded guilty to leaking confidential banking information linked to key figures in the Russia probe.
3 months ago
Gov't official pleads guilty to leaking info to press about Russia probe

Russian Navy ship’s passes near US warship

American and Russian Navy ships narrowly avoided a collision after a U.S. destroyer was "aggressively approached in the northern Arabian Sea.
3 months ago
Russian Navy ship’s passes near US warship

In reversal, prosecutors recommend up to 6 months prison time for former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn

Prosecutors on Tuesday recommended that President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, serve up to six months in prison.
3 months ago
In reversal, prosecutors recommend up to 6 months in prison for Michael Flynn

Appeals court weighs Mueller grand jury access for Congress

Democrats in Congress are seeking access to grand jury testimony cited in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation
3 months ago
Appeals court weighs Mueller grand jury access for Congress

Former FBI agent Peter Strzok claims government violated his privacy, free speech rights

Former FBI agent Peter Strzok claims in a lawsuit that the FBI and Justice Department violated his privacy and free speech rights when they released his text messages.
3 months ago
Former FBI agent claims government violated his privacy, free speech rights

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort discharged from hospital after cardiac event

President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was released from the hospital after being admitted for a cardiac event, according to his attorney.
3 months ago
Former Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort discharged from hospital after cardiac event

Manafort's NY fraud case tossed over double jeopardy concern

A judge has thrown out Paul Manafort’s New York mortgage fraud case on double jeopardy grounds
3 months ago
Judge tosses Paul Manafort's fraud case in New York

Despite criticism, Attorney General Bill Barr calls secretive FISA court a 'critical' tool

Attorney General Barr dismissed an idea floated by some Republicans that the secretive FISA court be temporarily shut down in the wake of last weeks DOJ watchdog report.
3 months ago
Despite criticism, AG Barr calls secretive FISA court a 'critical' tool

New York judge dismisses state fraud case against Paul Manafort

New York judge dismisses state fraud case against Paul Manafort
3 months ago
New York judge dismisses state fraud case against Paul Manafort

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort hospitalized for cardiac event: Sources

Manafort has been recovering since last Thursday at a local Pennsylvania hospital under the watch of correctional officers.
3 months ago
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort hospitalized for cardiac event: Sources

FISA court issues rare order to DOJ, FBI following scathing watchdog review

The FISA court is demanding the FBI and DOJ spell out a series of reforms following a damning report from the department's inspector general.
3 months ago
FISA court orders DOJ, FBI to implement reforms after scathing watchdog review

Former Trump deputy campaign manager Rick Gates sentenced to 36 months probation, 45 days in jail after cooperating with prosecutors

Former Trump deputy campaign manager Rick Gates sentenced after cooperating with Mueller probe in 3 cases
3 months ago
Former Trump campaign official Rick Gates sentenced after cooperating with Mueller

Former FBI, CIA Director calls AG Barr's remarks about FBI 'troubling in the extreme'

Former FBI and CIA director William Webster posted an op-ed slamming President Trump and Attorney General Barr over their reactions to the DOJ watchdog's FISA report.
3 months ago
Former FBI, CIA director slams AG Barr over reaction to DOJ watchdog report

DOJ inspector general grilled over Russia report

Michael Horowitz faced tough questioning from lawmakers on both sides of the Senate Judiciary Committee about his nearly 500-page report examining the origins of the Russia investigation.
4 months ago
DOJ inspector general grilled over Russia report

DOJ watchdog defends Russia investigation report against AG Barr's criticism

DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz defended his Russia investigation report Wednesday against Attorney General William Barr's criticism of the FBI probe.
4 months ago
DOJ watchdog defends Russia investigation report against AG Barr's criticism

Pompeo pushes back on Lavrov claim Trump didn't raise Russia's election interference

Pompeo pushes back on Russia claim that Trump didn't raise election interference during his meeting with Russian foreign minister.
4 months ago
Pompeo pushes back on Lavrov claim Trump didn't raise Russia's election interference

DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies

Michael Horowitz on Wednesday faced tough questioning from lawmakers on the Senate Judiciary Committee about his nearly 500-page report examining the Russia investigation.
4 months ago
DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies

Attorney General Barr blasts Russia investigation as a 'travesty'

Attorney General Barr said the results of a new DOJ inspector general investigation validate his claims that the Trump campaign was "spied" on.
4 months ago
Attorney General Barr blasts Russia investigation as 'baseless, a 'travesty'

'Dossier' author Chris Steele refutes key points in DOJ watchdog report on Russia probe

Dossier' author Chris Steele refutes key points in DOJ IG report on Russia probe
4 months ago
Chris Steele refutes key points in DOJ watchdog report on Russia probe

Report reveals no political bias in Russia probe

President Donald Trump attacked his FBI Director Christopher Wray after the DOJ released a report on how the FBI investigated Russian interference.
4 months ago
Report reveals no political bias in Russia probe

Prosecutors don't oppose Rick Gates request to be sentenced to probation

Prosecutors don't oppose a request from Rick Gates to be sentence to probation only -- no jail time-- following his cooperation.
4 months ago
Prosecutors don't oppose Rick Gates request to be sentenced to probation

IG finds Russia probe was not improper

There was no political bias in the FBI’s opening of an investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, the report found.
4 months ago
IG finds Russia probe was not improper

Trump reacts to report on Russia probe, FBI director speaks out

The official watchdog report on the origins of the Russia investigation found that, despite failures, the FBI was justified in opening its probe into the Trump campaign.
4 months ago
Trump reacts to report on Russia probe, FBI director speaks out

'Dossier' author Chris Steele met Ivanka Trump years before Russia scandal, source says

Steele has been at the center of the Russia investigation firestorm
4 months ago
Ivanka Trump and controversial 'dossier' author Chris Steele have a backstory: Source