• russia probe Sep 30

    GOP Lawmakers Grill Comey on Leadership of Russia Probe

    Republican lawmakers are confronting former FBI Director James Comey about his oversight of the Trump-Russia investigation during a politically charged hearing that focused attention on problems with the probe

  • The Comey Rule Sep 25

    Why Director Billy Ray Insisted His New Political Drama ‘The Comey Rule' Air Before the Election

    Director Billy Ray gets candid on his upcoming Showtime political drama “The Comey Rule,” which stars actor Jeff Daniels and chronicles the relationship between former FBI Director James Comey and President Trump during the first months of his presidency.

  • Paul Manafort Jan 3

    Ex-Trump Aide Manafort Told FBI He Had ‘No Chance at Trial'

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort said he knew he “had no chance at trial” when he pleaded guilty last year in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. That’s according to a summary of an interview with investigators that was made public Thursday.

  • President Donald Trump Dec 16, 2019

    Comey: ‘Real Sloppiness' in Russia Probe But No Misconduct

    Former FBI Director James Comey acknowledged Sunday that a Justice Department inspector general report identified “real sloppiness” in the surveillance of a former Trump campaign aide and said he was wrong to have been “overconfident” about how the Russia investigation was handled. But Comey also insisted he was right to feel some measure of vindication because the report did not find...

  • Lindsey Graham Dec 11, 2019

    Graham, Horowitz Agree Report Offers No ‘Vindication' For Comey

     Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., questions DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz about what his report on the FBI’s surveillance of Trump campaign staffer Carter Page does to frame the conduct of former FBI Director James Comey.

  • Donald Trump Nov 25, 2019

    Trump Denies Bombshell Russia Reports From NYT, Washington Post

    President Donald Trump responded to accusations of Russian collusion in two separate bombshell reports from the New York Times and the Washington Post. Trump denied that he fired former FBI Director James Comey to advance Russian interests and a Post report that he hid conversations he had with Vladimir Putin.

  • Donald Trump Nov 15, 2019

    Do Trump Tweets Cross Legal Line for Obstruction of Justice?

    President Donald Trump’s tweet on Wednesday calling for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to end the Russia investigation raises difficult questions about whether Trump’s frequent use of Twitter might be used to build a case of obstruction of justice against him. The latest round of presidential tweets bashing special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation fueled criticism that Trump is illegally interfering with...

  • Donald Trump Nov 10, 2019

    John Bolton Has a Book Deal, Publishing Officials Tell AP

    Former national security adviser John Bolton has a book deal, The Associated Press has learned. The hawkish Bolton departed in September because of numerous foreign policy disagreements with President Donald Trump. He reached a deal over the past few weeks with Simon & Schuster, according to three publishing officials with knowledge of negotiations. The officials were not authorized to discuss...

  • Donald Trump Oct 21, 2019

    Mitt Romney Confirms He's Behind Anonymous ‘Pierre Delecto' Twitter Account

    Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, confirmed late Sunday that he is behind an anonymous Twitter account under the pseudonym “Pierre Delecto” that he’s used to be a “lurker” on social media for most of the past decade. The account was first revealed by Slate’s Ashley Feinberg, who was also responsible in 2017 for revealing former FBI Director James Comey’s anonymous account....

  • Donald Trump Sep 6, 2019

    Analysis: Storm Spat Underscores Mr. Never Wrong's Mindset

    President Donald Trump doesn’t make mistakes. At least according to him. Trump’s relentless justifications of his erroneous warnings that Hurricane Dorian was threatening Alabama on Sunday, which created days of ridicule and skepticism, are just the latest example of the president’s lifelong reluctance to admit an error, no matter how innocuous.

  • Donald Trump Aug 29, 2019

    Watchdog: Comey Violated FBI Policies in Handling of Memos

    Former FBI Director James Comey violated FBI policies in his handling of memos documenting private conversations with President Donald Trump, the Justice Department’s inspector general said Thursday. The watchdog office said Comey broke bureau rules by giving one memo containing unclassified information to a friend with instructions to share the contents with a reporter.

  • Donald Trump Aug 29, 2019

    Justice Department Watchdog: Ex-FBI Director Comey Violated FBI Policies With Trump Memos

    The Justice Department’s inspector general found that former FBI Director James Comey violated department policies in his handling of memos documenting private conversations he had with President Donald Trump.

  • Donald Trump Aug 16, 2019

    FBI Applications Up Sharply, Along With Job Satisfaction

    Despite the lure of higher paying jobs in a strong economy and some harsh criticism from President Donald Trump, the number of people applying to be FBI special agents is up sharply, surpassing the bureau’s annual recruiting goal. And the latest survey of FBI employees shows job satisfaction up over last year, a sign that morale is rebounding after the...

  • Donald Trump Aug 2, 2019

    Justice Department Declines to Prosecute Comey Over Memos

    The Justice Department has declined to prosecute former FBI Director James Comey over his handling of a series of memos he wrote that documented personal interactions with President Donald Trump, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday. The memos, some of which Justice Department officials later determined contained classified information, were written in the weeks and months before Comey’s...

  • Donald Trump Jul 25, 2019

    Mueller: President Trump Was Not Fully Exonerated

    During questioning by Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., former special counsel Robert Mueller said his report did not fully exonerate President Donald Trump.

  • Donald Trump Jul 24, 2019

    No Exoneration: Former Special Counsel Mueller Contradicts President Trump in Congressional Testimony

    No collusion, no obstruction, President Donald Trump insists, but in one of his opening comments to Congress on Wednesday the former special counsel, Robert Mueller, contradicted him. In the first exchange between Mueller and Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, Mueller agreed that his investigation did not exonerate the president of obstruction of justice as the president maintains. Nadler, the Democrat...

  • Donald Trump Jul 22, 2019

    House Republicans Vow Tough Questions of Mueller at Hearing

    House Republicans are pledging tough questioning of special counsel Robert Mueller when he testifies before Congress this week as Democrats plan to air evidence of wrongdoing by President Donald Trump in a potentially last-ditch bid to impeach him. Rep. Doug Collins, the top Republican on House Judiciary Committee, said the American public is growing weary of the Russia investigation three...

  • Donald Trump Jul 21, 2019

    Mueller's Testimony Poses Risk for Trump, But Also Democrats

    Robert Mueller’s testimony before Congress will depend not so much on what he says, but that he’s even saying it at all. For Democrats, the special counsel’s appearance Wednesday creates a moment many have been waiting for: Mueller finally speaking out, piercing the public consciousness about President Donald Trump’s response to the Russia investigation and whether anything should be done...

  • Donald Trump Jun 21, 2019

    House Democrats, White House Spar in Hope Hicks Interview

    Former top White House adviser Hope Hicks was blocked by President Donald Trump’s lawyers from answering questions more than 150 times in an interview with the House Judiciary Committee, according to Democrats who released a 273-page transcript Thursday. Hicks refused to answer any questions related to her time working for President Donald Trump after he was elected, following orders from...

  • Donald Trump Jun 13, 2019

    Sarah Sanders Leaving White House Job; Governor Run Ahead?

    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration’s credibility, as well as her own, will leave her post at the end of the month, President Donald Trump announced Thursday. Trump said he’s encouraging her to run for governor when she returns home to Arkansas, where her...

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