Robert Mueller

  • George Nader Jan 14

    Mueller Probe Witness Pleads Guilty on Child Sex Charges

    Businessman George Nader admitted transporting a 14-year-old boy from the Czech Republic to Washington, D.C., in 2000 to engage in sexual activity.

  • Russia Investigation Dec 17, 2019

    Ex-Trump Campaign Official Rick Gates Gets 45 Days in Jail

    A judge on Tuesday sentenced former Trump campaign official Rick Gates to 45 days in jail despite what she said was “extraordinary” cooperation with special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe and other Justice Department investigations.

  • Michael Flynn Dec 16, 2019

    Judge Rejects Michael Flynn’s Attacks on the FBI, Accuses His Lawyers of Plagiarism

    A federal judge on Monday scheduled a sentencing hearing for next month for Michael Flynn after rejecting arguments from the former Trump administration national security adviser that prosecutors had withheld evidence favorable to his case.

  • Donald Trump Dec 12, 2019

    Imprisoned Ex-Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Asks for Reduced Sentence, Blasts ‘Barr-Led’ Justice Department

    President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen on Wednesday asked a judge to consider either reducing his three-year prison term or release him on a new sentence of home confinement and community service.

  • Trump Impeachment Dec 10, 2019

    Hints of Mueller: How the Russia Probe Informs Democrats’ Case on Impeachment

    House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Tuesday that focus narrowly on allegations related to Ukraine, but the ghost of Robert Mueller appears to inform both.

  • Donald Trump Dec 10, 2019

    Russia Probe Was Valid, Not Motivated by Political Bias: Watchdog Report

    The FBI was justified in opening its investigation into ties between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia and did not act with political bias despite “serious performance failures” up the bureau’s chain of command, the Justice Department’s internal watchdog said in a highly anticipated report Monday. The findings undercut President Donald Trump’s claim that he was the target of a...

  • Nov 17, 2019

    Leaked Russian Interference Report Raises UK Vote Questions

    Questions about the British government’s failure to release a report on Russia’s interference in the country’s politics continued to dog Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday as critics said leaks from the document raised concerns about the security of next month’s election. The report from Parliament’s intelligence committee concludes that Russian interference may have affected the 2016 referendum on Britain’s...

  • Nov 15, 2019

    Trump Ally Roger Stone Found Guilty

    Roger Stone has been found guilty on counts of lying to Congress, witness tampering and others.

  • Nov 15, 2019

    Jury Finds Roger Stone Guilty of Lying to Congress, Witness Tampering, Obstruction in Case Tied to Mueller Probe

    He was proud of his reputation as a practitioner of political dirty tricks and frequently boasted about the extent of his contacts and the depth of his insider information. Now Roger Stone, a longtime friend and ally of President Donald Trump, faces a prison sentence for a collection of crimes that essentially amounts to exaggerating how much he knew, then...

  • Nov 14, 2019

    Charges Against GOP Operative Roger Stone Now Before Jury

    Jury deliberations will extend into a second day in the trial of Roger Stone, a veteran Republican political operative charged with lying to Congress and other charges stemming from the special counsel’s Russia investigation. Jurors on Thursday concluded about 6 hours of deliberations without reaching a verdict. Stone, a longtime confidant of President Donald Trump, was indicted in January as...

  • Nov 13, 2019

    Government Claims Roger Stone ‘Undermined’ Russia Inquiry

    Republican political operative Roger Stone undermined the effectiveness of the congressional investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election by repeatedly and deliberately lying under oath to help Donald Trump’s presidential campaign avoid embarrassment, prosecutors told jurors in closing arguments at his trial Wednesday. Defense attorneys countered that Stone had done nothing deliberately illegal and claimed the government’s case was...

  • Oct 29, 2019

    Jeff Sessions Exploring Possible Alabama Senate Run, Sources Say

    Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is exploring the possibility of a run for his old Senate seat in Alabama, according to three Republicans with knowledge of the situation. They say Sessions has made telephone calls discussing a potential bid to return to the Senate. The Republicans spoke on condition of anonymity so they could speak more freely about closely...

  • Oct 28, 2019

    Justice Dept. Appeals Order on Mueller Grand Jury Testimony

    The Justice Department on Monday appealed a judge’s order directing the department to provide the House with secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. The department also asked Chief U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell to put her own order on hold until a federal appeals court has an opportunity to weigh in. Howell on Friday directed...

  • Oct 25, 2019

    Judge Hands Democrats a Victory in Impeachment Inquiry

    A judge on Friday ordered the Justice Department to give the House secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, handing a victory to Democrats as they gather evidence for the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. In a ruling that also affirmed the legality of the impeachment inquiry itself, U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell ordered the...

  • Oct 24, 2019

    House Democrats Pass Election Security Bill Amid Impeachment

    The House approved legislation Wednesday to better protect the country’s elections from foreign interference, the third major bill the Democratic-controlled chamber has passed this year addressing problems that arose in the 2016 presidential election. The 227-181 vote comes as lawmakers pursue an impeachment inquiry centered on allegations that President Donald Trump improperly solicited election help from Ukraine ahead of the...

  • Oct 13, 2019

    Trump Backs Giuliani, But Some Aides Wish He Would Cut Ties

    President Donald Trump on Saturday stood behind personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, one of his highest-profile and most vocal defenders, amid reports that federal prosecutors in the city Giuliani led as mayor are eyeing him for possible lobbying violations. Behind the scenes, however, many of Trump’s closest aides and advisers, inside and outside the White House, quietly wish the president would...

  • Oct 5, 2019

    Fact Check: Trump’s Fact-Challenged Week Over Impeachment

    Facing an impeachment inquiry, President Donald Trump is turning to a familiar playbook to defend himself: attacking his investigators , blasting the inquiry as illegal and deriding the process as all-but-rigged. Many facts are getting lost in the process. He repeatedly lambasted Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff, the House Intelligence Committee chairman who is leading the impeachment review, as guilty of...

  • Sep 28, 2019

    Trump Blurs Lines Between Personal Lawyer, Attorney General

    As Washington plunges into impeachment, Attorney General William Barr finds himself engulfed in the political firestorm, facing questions about his role in President Donald Trump’s outreach to Ukraine and the administration’s attempts to keep a whistleblower complaint from Congress. Trump repeatedly told Ukraine’s president in a telephone call that Barr and Trump personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani could help investigate Trump’s...

  • Sep 16, 2019

    ‘Give Us Our Star, Give Us Our State’: Commercial Promoting DC Statehood Features Veteran

    A commercial promoting D.C. statehood aired Sunday ahead of a congressional hearing on the issue, with a veteran featured in the commercial saying it’s time for Congress to “give us our star and give us our state.”

  • Sep 14, 2019

    Flags With 51 Stars Line Pennsylvania Avenue

    D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser ordered American flags with 51 stars put on display ahead of next week’s statehood hearing. Mark Segraves reports.

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