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January 15, 2020, 4:31 PM

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.
January 15, 2020, 4:31 PM
Michael Flynn moves to withdraw guilty plea, claiming prosecutors forcing him to lie
January 15, 2020, 12:44 PM

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.
January 15, 2020, 12:44 PM
Michael Flynn moves to withdraw guilty plea
January 13, 2020, 11:27 PM

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.
January 13, 2020, 11:27 PM
Gov't official pleads guilty to leaking info to press about Russia probe
January 11, 2020, 5:03 AM

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.
January 11, 2020, 5:03 AM
Russian Navy ship’s passes near US warship
January 8, 2020, 4:17 PM

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.
January 8, 2020, 4:17 PM
In reversal, prosecutors recommend up to 6 months in prison for Michael Flynn
January 3, 2020, 11:50 PM

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
January 3, 2020, 11:50 PM
Appeals court weighs Mueller grand jury access for Congress
January 1, 2020, 12:40 AM

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.
January 1, 2020, 12:40 AM
Former FBI agent claims government violated his privacy, free speech rights
1 month ago

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.
1 month ago
Former Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort discharged from hospital after cardiac event
1 month ago

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
1 month ago
Judge tosses Paul Manafort's fraud case in New York
1 month ago

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.
1 month ago
Despite criticism, AG Barr calls secretive FISA court a 'critical' tool
1 month ago

New York judge dismisses state fraud case against Paul Manafort

New York judge dismisses state fraud case against Paul Manafort
1 month ago
New York judge dismisses state fraud case against Paul Manafort
1 month ago

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.
1 month ago
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort hospitalized for cardiac event: Sources
1 month ago

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.
1 month ago
FISA court orders DOJ, FBI to implement reforms after scathing watchdog review
1 month ago

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
1 month ago
Former Trump campaign official Rick Gates sentenced after cooperating with Mueller
1 month ago

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.
1 month ago
Former FBI, CIA director slams AG Barr over reaction to DOJ watchdog report
1 month ago

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.
1 month ago
DOJ inspector general grilled over Russia report
1 month ago

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.
1 month ago
DOJ watchdog defends Russia investigation report against AG Barr's criticism
1 month ago

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.
1 month ago
Pompeo pushes back on Lavrov claim Trump didn't raise Russia's election interference
1 month ago

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.
1 month ago
DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies
1 month ago

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.
1 month ago
Attorney General Barr blasts Russia investigation as 'baseless, a 'travesty'
1 month ago

'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
1 month ago
Chris Steele refutes key points in DOJ watchdog report on Russia probe
1 month ago

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.
1 month ago
Report reveals no political bias in Russia probe
1 month ago

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.
1 month ago
Prosecutors don't oppose Rick Gates request to be sentenced to probation
1 month ago

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.
1 month ago
IG finds Russia probe was not improper
1 month ago

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.
1 month ago
Trump reacts to report on Russia probe, FBI director speaks out
1 month ago

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

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

Author of controversial “dossier” had connection to Ivanka Trump

Chris Steele described their relationship as “personal” in the inspector general’s report.
1 month ago
Author of controversial “dossier” had connection to Ivanka Trump
1 month ago

DOJ watchdog finds Russia investigation not improper, despite missteps

Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz releases the report examining the origins of the FBI probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
1 month ago
DOJ watchdog finds Russia investigation not improper, despite missteps
1 month ago

FBI Director Chris Wray reacts to DOJ watchdog report on Russia investigation: Exclusive

FBI Director Christopher Wray offered mixed reactions to a Justice Department watchdog report that uncovered "serious performance failures."
1 month ago
FBI director reacts to report on Russia investigation: Exclusive
1 month ago

FBI director reacts to IG report on Russia investigation

The Russia investigation was properly launched, the report concluded, but mistakes were made in the probe.
1 month ago
FBI director reacts to IG report on Russia investigation
1 month ago

Despite DOJ watchdog finding origins of FBI's Russia investigation proper, Trump claims 'attempted overthrow' of government

A report released Monday determined the FBI's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election was launched with an authorized purpose.
1 month ago
Trump on DOJ IG report: 'Attempted overthrow' despite finding his claims unfounded
1 month ago

DOJ inspector general concludes Russia investigation was justified

The report, released Monday, determined the FBI's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election was launched with an authorized purpose.
1 month ago
DOJ inspector general concludes Russia investigation was justified
1 month ago

This was an ‘attempted overthrow’: Trump on inspector general report

The report determined the FBI's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election was launched with an authorized purpose.
1 month ago
This was an ‘attempted overthrow’: Trump on inspector general report
1 month ago

'It’s a disgrace what’s happened': President Trump on inspector general report

An IG report released Monday has determined the FBI's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election was launched with an authorized purpose.
1 month ago
'It’s a disgrace what’s happened': President Trump on inspector general report
1 month ago

FBI director addresses inspector general report

Director Christopher Wray remarked that a number of elements highlighted in the report fell “well short of the standard of conduct and performance” he expects of his employees.
1 month ago
FBI director addresses inspector general report
1 month ago

DOJ inspector general to release report on Russia investigation origins: What you need to know

The long-awaited DOJ Inspector General report examining the origins of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election will be released Monday.
1 month ago
DOJ watchdog to release report on Russia investigation origins: What you need to know
1 month ago

Inspector general set to release report on origins of Russia investigation

The report will detail if the FBI had enough legitimate evidence in 2016 to seek a special Foreign Intelligence Surveillance warrant targeting a Trump associate.
1 month ago
Inspector general set to release report on origins of Russia investigation
1 month ago

Watchdog expected to find Russia probe valid, despite flaws

Report expected to say the FBI had a legitimate basis to open its investigation.
1 month ago
2 months ago

Tensions over Turkey and Russia in NATO amid 70th anniversary summit

The 29-member bloc gathered in London to mark 70 years since its founding in 1949, a time of unease in Europe over expansion of the Soviet Union after World War II.
2 months ago
Tensions over Turkey and Russia in NATO amid 70th anniversary summit
2 months ago

GOP senator repeats debunked narrative about which country meddled in 2016 election

GOP Sen. John Kennedy on Sunday said that both Russia and Ukraine interfered in the 2016 presidential election, despite the U.S. intelligence community’s assessment.
2 months ago
GOP senator repeats debunked narrative about which country meddled in 2016 election
2 months ago

Fusion GPS founders 'horrified' Steele Dossier was published but say 'if you...tell fake stuff about us, we’re going to fire back'

Fusion GPS's founders Peter Fritsch and Glenn Simpson say there have been conspiracy theories made about them.
2 months ago
Fusion GPS founders 'horrified' Steele Dossier was published
2 months ago

FBI lawyer suspected of altering Russia probe document

An FBI lawyer is suspected of altering a document related to surveillance of a former Trump campaign adviser
2 months ago
FBI lawyer investigated over altered Russia probe document
2 months ago

Roger Stone found guilty on all 7 counts

Roger Stone's case was the only remaining case from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
2 months ago
Roger Stone found guilty on all 7 counts
2 months ago

Roger Stone found guilty on all 7 counts

President Donald Trump's longtime friend and onetime campaign adviser was convicted in the only remaining case from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
2 months ago
Roger Stone found guilty on all 7 counts
2 months ago

As Ukraine matters go public, Roger Stone trial keeps Russia probe on the map

As embattled Trump faces Ukraine hearings, Russia probe thread marches on
2 months ago
As Ukraine matters go public, Roger Stone trial keeps Russia probe on the map
2 months ago

Federal judge warns she may impose gag order on Roger Stone, prosecutors

One week after Roger Stone’s arrest and indictment, Federal Judge Amy Berman Jackson on Friday warned she's considering a gag order on Roger Stone and prosecutors.
2 months ago
Federal judge warns she may impose gag order on Roger Stone, prosecutors
2 months ago

Trial of former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone off to a strange start

The trial of Roger Stone, a veteran Republican operative and onetime campaign adviser to President Donald Trump, got underway Tuesday in Washington, D.C.
2 months ago
Trial of former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone off to a strange start
2 months ago

Roger Stone's trial brings back the Trump-Russia saga

The long-awaited criminal trial of Roger Stone, the president's one-time personal political adviser, brought back the Trump-Russia saga.
2 months ago
Roger Stone's trial brings back the Trump-Russia saga
2 months ago

Ex-Trump campaign aide testifies in Roger Stone trial, describes 'brainstorming' sessions about WikiLeaks

Rick Gates took the stand in Roger Stone's trial, describes 'brain-storming'sessions with senior campaign officials about WikiLeaks
2 months ago
Ex-Trump campaign aide testifies about 'brainstorming' sessions about WikiLeaks
3 months ago

Longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone arrives for criminal trial

In January, former special counsel Robert Mueller indicted Stone on five counts of lying to Congress, witness tampering and obstruction of justice
3 months ago
Longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone arrives for criminal trial