• Cabinet Jan 7

    Biden Nominates Merrick Garland for Attorney General

    President-elect Joe Biden officially announced his nominations for several key Justice Department positions on Thursday, including his nomination of Hon. Merrick Garland for Attorney General. Biden also announced his nominations of civil rights attorney Vanita Gupta for associate attorney general, longtime prosecutor Lisa Monaco as deputy attorney general, and Kristen Clarke as assistant attorney general for civil rights.

  • Donald Trump Jul 11, 2019

    Mueller Report: House Panel Authorizes Subpoena for Kushner, Sessions

    The House Judiciary Committee voted to authorize subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, including President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and former Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Lawmakers also voted Thursday to authorize subpoenas for documents and testimony related to President Donald Trump’s handling of immigration, including on the separation of migrant families at the southern...

  • Governor Jun 26, 2019

    Left-Wing Candidate Claims Victory in Extremely Tight Democratic Primary for Queens DA, But Still Too Close to Call

    Political novice Tiffany Caban, a public defender, held a lead of around 1,100 votes over Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, the establishment favorite

  • Elizabeth Warren Jun 26, 2019

    Left-Wing Candidate Claims Victory in Extremely Tight Democratic Primary for Queens DA, But Still Too Close to Call

    Political novice Tiffany Caban, a public defender, held a lead of around 1,100 votes over Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, the establishment favorite

  • Donald Trump May 30, 2019

    Breaking His Silence, Special Counsel Mueller Says He Won't Reveal More on Russia Report Than What's in It

    Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday that charging President Donald Trump with a crime was “not an option” because of federal rules, but he used his first public remarks on the Russia investigation to emphasize that he did not exonerate the president. “If we had had confidence that the president clearly did not commit a crime, we would have said...

  • Donald Trump May 9, 2019

    Pelosi Pledges Methodical Action on ‘Constitutional Crisis'

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday the country faces a “constitutional crisis” over President Donald Trump’s resistance to congressional investigation, and she promised a methodical, if lengthy, effort to pursue oversight of the White House. Pelosi made no promise for a swift House vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress over his refusal to release special...

  • Donald Trump May 3, 2019

    Pushing Off Impeachment, Democrats Find Unity Attacking Barr

    Democrats are splintered by calls to impeach President Donald Trump. But they have found another common enemy and an alternate political foil in Attorney General William Barr. Calls for Barr’s resignation erupted across the Democratic Party this week after he testified before the Senate and rebuffed the House twice, first by denying Democrats a full, unredacted version of special counsel...

  • Donald Trump May 2, 2019

    Barr, Mueller Trade Barbs as Russia Probe Rift Goes Public

    Private tensions between Justice Department leaders and special counsel Robert Mueller’s team broke into public view in extraordinary fashion Wednesday as Attorney General William Barr pushed back at the special counsel’s “snitty” complaints over his handling of the Trump-Russia investigation report. Testifying for the first time since releasing Mueller’s report, Barr faced sharp questioning from Senate Democrats who accused him...

  • Donald Trump Apr 30, 2019

    Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein Submits Letter of Resignation to Trump

    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein submitted his resignation Monday after a two-year run defined by his appointment of a special counsel to investigate connections between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia. His last day will be May 11, ending a tumultuous relationship with Trump and a tenure that involved some of the most consequential, even chaotic, moments of the president’s...

  • Donald Trump Apr 20, 2019

    Democrats Subpoena Mueller Report Amid Calls for Impeachment

    The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee issued a subpoena Friday for special counsel Robert Mueller’s full report as Democrats intensified their investigation of President Donald Trump, but leaders stopped short of liberal demands for impeachment proceedings. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has insisted on a methodical, step-by-step approach to the House’s oversight of the Trump administration, and she refuses to...

  • Donald Trump Apr 19, 2019

    Analysis: Mueller Paints a Damning Portrait of the President

    To Donald Trump, the start of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation looked alarmingly like the end of his presidency. So he tried to stop it. His months-long effort pushed the boundaries of presidential powers and the law, revealing a commander in chief consumed by self-interest and intent on having his top lieutenants lie or obfuscate on his behalf. The fact...

  • Donald Trump Apr 18, 2019

    Read Donald Trump's Written Responses to the Russia Investigation

    Part of the redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation included the written answers that President Donald Trump submitted to Mueller’s team. Read it here.

  • Donald Trump Apr 19, 2019

    I'm Effed: Trump's Reaction to Mueller's Appointment, Other Top Takeaways From the Redacted Mueller Report

    A 448-page report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller gives an inside look at Donald Trump’s tumultuous campaign and presidency and its possible links to Russians who tried to help win him the presidency. The report says there’s not enough evidence to charge Trump with a crime, but it details vague responses to questions and staff members deleting key communications. Here...

  • Donald Trump Apr 18, 2019

    AG Barr Defends ‘Frustrated' Trump Before Releasing Mueller Report

    Shortly before the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s redacted report on Russian election interference, Attorney General William Barr again reiterated his message that Mueller’s investigation found no collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian government hackers. He revealed in a news conference at the Justice Department that Mueller’s report examines 10 episodes in its obstruction of justice probe, and...

  • Donald Trump Apr 19, 2019

    Read the Redacted Mueller Report

    A redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation has been released to members of Congress and the public. Click here to download the full report.

  • Donald Trump Apr 11, 2019

    Barr Says ‘I Think Spying Did Occur' Against Trump Campaign

    Attorney General William Barr declared Wednesday he thinks “spying did occur” against Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, suggesting the origins of the Russia investigation may have been mishandled in remarks that aligned him with the president at a time when Barr’s independence is under scrutiny. Barr, appearing before a Senate panel, did not say what “spying” may have taken place but...

  • Donald Trump Apr 9, 2019

    As Mueller Release Nears, White House Renews Attacks

    President Donald Trump took a victory lap after special counsel Robert Mueller concluded his Russia investigation. It may have been premature. The scramble to frame the investigation’s findings in the best political light is sure to be renewed in coming days when Mueller’s report is expected to be released in redacted form. Now that the American public will get a...

  • Donald Trump Apr 9, 2019

    Redacted Mueller Report Coming ‘Within a Week,' Barr Says

    Attorney General William Barr told Congress Tuesday he expects to release his redacted version of the special counsel’s Trump-Russia investigation report “within a week,” while Democrats criticized his handling of the long-awaited document and demanded he turn it over in full. Barr bluntly defended his dealing with the report and said portions must remain hidden to comply with the...

  • Donald Trump Apr 5, 2019

    Barr Defends Handling of Mueller's Russia Report

    Attorney General William Barr is defending his handling of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation, saying the confidential document contains sensitive grand jury material that prevented it from being immediately released to the public. The statement Thursday came as Barr confronts concerns that his four-page letter summarizing Mueller’s conclusions unduly sanitized the full report in President Donald...

  • Donald Trump Mar 24, 2019

    Barr Releases Statement on Findings in Mueller Investigation

    Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the 2016 election determined that nobody from the Trump campaign colluded with Russia, according to a letter to Congress from Attorney General William Barr.

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