Special Counsel investigation into Russia’s interference in 2016 U.S. Elections

February 07, 2019 - 10:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors have cast a wide net in their investigation of President Donald Trump's inaugural committee, subpoenaing a smorgasbord of documents, including any addressing whether foreign nationals helped fund the $107 million celebration thrown to celebrate the Republican's...
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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler D-NY, speaks during a House Judiciary Committee debate to subpoena Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
February 07, 2019 - 9:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Thursday that Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Friday as scheduled, ending a day's worth of uncertainty over whether he would appear. Whitaker's appearance became questionable Thursday after...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2019, file photo, Attorney General nominee Bill Barr, right, meets with Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Miss., a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington. The Senate Judiciary Committee is poised to approve Barr’s nomination to be attorney general, a vote that is likely to be mostly along party lines as Democrats have questioned how transparent Barr will be once special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation concludes. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
February 07, 2019 - 2:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee approved William Barr's nomination for attorney general along party lines Thursday, with Republicans praising his credentials and Democrats questioning how transparent he'll be once special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation concludes. The...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2018 file photo, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, exits a secure area to speak to reporters, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The House intelligence committee is expected to vote to send more than 50 interview transcripts to special counsel Robert Mueller. The panel is meeting Wednesday for the first time since a Democrat, Adam Schiff of California, became chairman with the new House majority. Schiff has long said that sending the transcripts from the panel’s now-closed investigation into Russian election interference to the special counsel’s office would be one of his top priorities. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 06, 2019 - 12:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the panel's first act since Democrats took the majority, the House intelligence committee voted Wednesday to send more than 50 interview transcripts from its now-closed Russia investigation to special counsel Robert Mueller. Two Republican members of the panel, Reps. Michael...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump waves after stepping off Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Federal prosecutors in New York have issued a subpoena seeking documents from Trump's inaugural committee. A spokeswoman says the committee intends to cooperate with the inquiry. She said the committee received the subpoena late Monday and was still reviewing it. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
February 05, 2019 - 6:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal subpoena seeking documents from Donald Trump's inaugural committee is part of "a hysteria" over the fact that he's president, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Tuesday. Federal prosecutors in New York issued the wide-ranging subpoena Monday, furthering a...
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Former campaign adviser for President Donald Trump, Roger Stone, leaves federal court in Washington, Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. Stone was back in court in the special counsel's Russia investigation as prosecutors say they have recovered "voluminous and complex" potential evidence in the case, including financial records, emails and computer hard drives. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
February 01, 2019 - 3:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone (all times local): 2:55 p.m. A federal judge says she's considering a gag order in the special counsel's case against Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson said Friday that the case has already...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, file photo, businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, left, gestures on the sidelines of a summit meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Konstantin palace outside St. Petersburg, Russia. Federal prosecutors say material from the Russia investigation has been altered and released online as part of a disinformation campaign to discredit special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe, according to a court filing Tuesday. The material had been handed over to defense attorneys for Concord Management and Consulting LLC, a Russian company that Mueller has charged with spearheading efforts to meddle in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, file)
January 30, 2019 - 7:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors say confidential material from the Russia investigation was altered and released online as part of a disinformation campaign to discredit special counsel Robert Mueller's probe, according to a court filing Wednesday. The material had been handed over to defense...
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Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker announces an indictment on violations including bank and wire fraud, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, of Chines telecommunications companies including Huawei, at the Justice Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 29, 2019 - 12:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The special counsel's Russia probe is "close to being completed," the acting attorney general said in the first official sign that the investigation may be wrapping up. Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's comments Monday were a departure for the Justice Department, which...
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Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker announces an indictment on violations including bank and wire fraud, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, of Chines telecommunications companies including Huawei, at the Justice Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 28, 2019 - 6:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into potential coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign is "close to being completed," the acting attorney general said Monday. Speaking at an unrelated news conference in Washington, acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., administers the House oath of office to Rep. Harley Rouda, D-Calif., during ceremonial swearing-in on Capitol Hill in Washington. It's known as "the theater committee" for its high profile, high-drama role investigating President Donald Trump's White House. And now, five of the fieriest Democratic freshmen in the House are players on that stage. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, file)
January 28, 2019 - 5:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's known as "the theater committee" for its high profile, high-drama role investigating President Donald Trump's White House. And now, five of the fieriest Democratic freshmen in the House are players on that stage. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Katie Hill, Rashida Tlaib and others...
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