Trump casts doubt on legality of special counsel Mueller - President Trump has renewed doubts about the security of the special counsel’s probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election. “James Comey illegally leaked classified documents to the press in order to generate a Special Council? Therefore, the Special Council was established based on an illegal act? Really, does everybody know what that means?” he tweeted.
Justice Department Watchdog Probes Comey Memos Over Classified Information - Former FBI director has said he considered the memos, which he gave to a friend to release to media, personal documents
Sessions warns White House: Firing Rosenstein could prompt his departure, too - Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently told the White House he might have to leave his job if President Donald Trump fired his deputy, Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to people familiar with the exchange.
Senate panel will vote on bill to protect Mueller despite McConnell's opposition - Despite opposition from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley confirmed Thursday that his committee will vote next week on a bill to protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired in the midst of the Russia investigation.
Justice IG sends criminal referral of Andrew McCabe to US attorney - The Justice Department's inspector general has sent a criminal referral regarding former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe to the US attorney's office in Washington, according to a source familiar with the matter.
Republicans Call For DOJ Investigation Into Comey, Clinton, Lynch, Strzok And Page - A group of House Republicans are calling for the Department of Justice to investigate a laundry list of former agency heads and people involved in the investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private email server.
Obama’s Justice Dept. feuded with FBI, agents quit as politics played larger role - Acrimony between the FBI and the Justice Department was so bad in the waning days of the Obama administration that some agents quit the bureau in frustration, a former G-man says.
Democratic Party files suit alleging Russia, the Trump campaign, and WikiLeaks conspired to disrupt the 2016 election - The Democratic National Committee sued the Trump campaign, the Russian government, and Wikileaks, accusing them of conspiring to disrupt the 2016 presidential election. The DNC claims Russia found a "willing and active partner" in the Trump campaign to attack American democracy and defeat Hillary Clinton.
DNC: Fundraising woes tied to 2016 conspiracy - The Democratic National Committee, in a lawsuit, blamed the party’s fundraising woes during the 2016 presidential race on an nefarious plot, engineered by the Trump campaign, Russian officials and WikiLeaks, to disrupt the election.
Cohen drops libel suits against BuzzFeed, Fusion GPS - Embattled attorney Michael Cohen has dropped a pair of much-touted libel suits against BuzzFeed and the private investigation firm Fusion GPS over publication of the so-called dossier detailing alleged ties between President Donald Trump and Russia.
Trump allies worry Cohen will flip - Longtime Trump personal lawyer Michael Cohen is fighting the seizure of his records by federal investigators in New York, but people close to the president are fretting he might fold if he faces severe charges.
Cohen Would Turn Against President if Charged, Counselor Warned Trump - Former prosecutor Jay Goldberg says he cautioned president that his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, could be compelled to cooperate with prosecutors.
Sanctions flap erupts into open conflict between Haley and the White House - President Donald Trump was watching television when he saw Nikki Haley, his ambassador to the United Nations, announce that he would impose fresh sanctions on Russia. The president grew angry, according to an official informed about the moment. As far as he was concerned, he had decided no such thing.
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