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February 19, 2020, 1:03 AM

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.
February 19, 2020, 1:03 AM
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe won't be charged, Justice Department says
February 18, 2020, 9:25 PM

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.
February 18, 2020, 9:25 PM
Trump maintains online criticism of Stone case, despite AG Barr's plea to stop
February 17, 2020, 8:09 PM

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.
February 17, 2020, 8:09 PM
Justice Department reviewing handling of Michael Flynn case: Source
February 17, 2020, 8:00 PM

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.
February 17, 2020, 8:00 PM
Pelosi accuses Trump of abusing power by interfering in Roger Stone case
February 15, 2020, 4:20 PM

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.
February 15, 2020, 4:20 PM
Trump congratulates Barr on 'taking charge' of Roger Stone sentencing recommendation
February 14, 2020, 3:28 PM

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All four prosecutors who worked on Roger Stone’s case have withdrawn after the Justice Department signaled its intention to alter his sentencing recommendation.
February 14, 2020, 3:28 PM
A timeline of the extraordinary turn of events in the Roger Stone case
February 14, 2020, 12:23 PM

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

As sentencing approaches, Roger Stone turns to former mob-lawyer for help
February 14, 2020, 12:23 PM
As sentencing approaches, Roger Stone turns to former mob lawyer for help
February 14, 2020, 5:07 AM

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.
February 14, 2020, 5:07 AM
Attorney general speaks out about Roger Stone sentencing
February 14, 2020, 3:30 AM

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.
February 14, 2020, 3:30 AM
Roger Stone prosecution team withdraws after DOJ lowers sentencing recommendation
February 12, 2020, 12:35 PM

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.
February 12, 2020, 12:35 PM
Firestorm over Roger Stone case as President Trump bashes prosecutors
February 12, 2020, 5:13 AM

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.
February 12, 2020, 5:13 AM
DOJ steps in on Roger Stone sentencing decision
February 12, 2020, 5:12 AM

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.
February 12, 2020, 5:12 AM
Prosecutors step down after DOJ gets involved in Stone sentencing
February 11, 2020, 10:51 PM

DOJ announces reversal in Roger Stone sentencing

The Justice Department noted that the previous recommendation of seven to nine years "would not be appropriate."
February 11, 2020, 10:51 PM
DOJ announces reversal in Roger Stone sentencing
February 11, 2020, 1:28 PM

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.
February 11, 2020, 1:28 PM
Roger Stone should serve 7 to 9 years: Prosecutors
January 26, 2020, 12:00 AM

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

Justice Department concludes there was “insufficient predication" to continue.
January 26, 2020, 12:00 AM
1 month 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.
1 month ago
Michael Flynn moves to withdraw guilty plea, claiming prosecutors forcing him to lie
1 month ago

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.
1 month ago
Michael Flynn moves to withdraw guilty plea
1 month ago

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.
1 month ago
Gov't official pleads guilty to leaking info to press about Russia probe
1 month ago

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.
1 month ago
Russian Navy ship’s passes near US warship
1 month ago

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.
1 month ago
In reversal, prosecutors recommend up to 6 months in prison for Michael Flynn
2 months ago

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
2 months ago
Appeals court weighs Mueller grand jury access for Congress
2 months ago

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.
2 months ago
Former FBI agent claims government violated his privacy, free speech rights
2 months 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.
2 months ago
Former Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort discharged from hospital after cardiac event
2 months 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
2 months ago
Judge tosses Paul Manafort's fraud case in New York
2 months 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.
2 months ago
Despite criticism, AG Barr calls secretive FISA court a 'critical' tool
2 months ago

New York judge dismisses state fraud case against Paul Manafort

New York judge dismisses state fraud case against Paul Manafort
2 months ago
New York judge dismisses state fraud case against Paul Manafort
2 months 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.
2 months ago
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort hospitalized for cardiac event: Sources
2 months 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.
2 months ago
FISA court orders DOJ, FBI to implement reforms after scathing watchdog review
2 months 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
2 months ago
Former Trump campaign official Rick Gates sentenced after cooperating with Mueller
2 months 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.
2 months ago
Former FBI, CIA director slams AG Barr over reaction to DOJ watchdog report
2 months 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.
2 months ago
DOJ inspector general grilled over Russia report
2 months 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.
2 months ago
DOJ watchdog defends Russia investigation report against AG Barr's criticism
2 months 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.
2 months ago
Pompeo pushes back on Lavrov claim Trump didn't raise Russia's election interference
2 months 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.
2 months ago
DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies
2 months 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.
2 months ago
Attorney General Barr blasts Russia investigation as 'baseless, a 'travesty'
2 months 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
2 months ago
Chris Steele refutes key points in DOJ watchdog report on Russia probe
2 months 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.
2 months ago
Report reveals no political bias in Russia probe
2 months 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.
2 months ago
Prosecutors don't oppose Rick Gates request to be sentenced to probation
2 months 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.
2 months ago
IG finds Russia probe was not improper
2 months 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.
2 months ago
Trump reacts to report on Russia probe, FBI director speaks out
2 months 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
2 months ago
Ivanka Trump and controversial 'dossier' author Chris Steele have a backstory: Source
2 months ago

Author of controversial “dossier” had connection to Ivanka Trump

Chris Steele described their relationship as “personal” in the inspector general’s report.
2 months ago
Author of controversial “dossier” had connection to Ivanka Trump
2 months 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.
2 months ago
DOJ watchdog finds Russia investigation not improper, despite missteps
2 months 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."
2 months ago
FBI director reacts to report on Russia investigation: Exclusive
2 months 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.
2 months ago
FBI director reacts to IG report on Russia investigation
2 months 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.
2 months ago
Trump on DOJ IG report: 'Attempted overthrow' despite finding his claims unfounded
2 months 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.
2 months ago
DOJ inspector general concludes Russia investigation was justified
2 months 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.
2 months ago
This was an ‘attempted overthrow’: Trump on inspector general report
2 months 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.
2 months ago
'It’s a disgrace what’s happened': President Trump on inspector general report
2 months 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.
2 months ago
FBI director addresses inspector general report