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

June 22, 2018 - 10:15 pm
McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Attorneys for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort want a judge to bar any mention of Manafort's connections to the president at his Virginia trial. Manafort's lawyers filed their motion Friday in federal court in Alexandria ahead of next month's scheduled trial. Manafort...
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FILE - In this May 5, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy in Washington. Giuliani said Sunday, June 17, 2018, that President Donald Trump might pardon former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and others ensnared in the Russia investigation once special counsel Robert Mueller's work is finished, calling it unnecessary for now as the White House seeks to push a rapid end to the year-long probe. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
June 18, 2018 - 1:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday the president might pardon his jailed, onetime campaign chairman and others ensnared in the Russia investigation once special counsel Robert Mueller's work wraps up, if he believed they were treated "unfairly." Until then,...
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Paul Manafort goes through security as he arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
June 16, 2018 - 12:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been jailed after a federal judge revoked his house arrest over allegations of witness tampering in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. The order by U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson Friday adds to the already...
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Paul Manafort goes through security as he arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
June 15, 2018 - 6:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was jailed Friday after a federal judge revoked his house arrest over allegations of witness tampering in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. The order by U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson adds to the already intense...
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 15, 2018 - 5:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department watchdog report has turned into Washington's latest Rorschach test: President Donald Trump and his critics are cherry-picking what they want from its findings to either discredit or defend investigators conducting a probe into his campaign and White House. The...
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Paul Manafort arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
June 15, 2018 - 2:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's, former campaign chairman (all times local): 2:01 p.m. President Donald Trump is weighing in on a judge's decision to jail his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort while he awaits trial. Trump says in a tweet he "didn't know Manafort...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, then-FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Lawyers for President Donald Trump unleashed a blistering attack on Comey in a confidential memo last year addressed to special counsel Robert Mueller, casting him as “Machiavellian,” dishonest, self-serving and “unbounded by law and regulation.” The June 27, 2017 letter, obtained by The Associated Press, underscores the Trump legal team’s intense effort over the last year to undermine the credibility of a law enforcement leader it sees as a critical witness against the president. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
June 15, 2018 - 6:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — An inspector general report condemning the FBI's actions in the Hillary Clinton email investigation blasts former FBI Director James Comey but also denies total vindication to the president who fired him. The 500-page document stops far short of endorsing the attacks levied at...
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Part of the the Department of Justice Inspector General's report after its release in Washington, Thursday, June 14, 2018. The report documented in painstaking detail one of the most consequential investigations in modern FBI history and revealed how the bureau, which for decades has endeavored to stand apart from politics, came to be entangled in the 2016 presidential election.(AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
June 15, 2018 - 12:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the FBI investigated both candidates running for president in 2016, two FBI employees exchanged thousands of personal texts and messages that included a running political commentary — including newly released messages in which one of them expressed a desire to "stop" the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, then-FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Lawyers for President Donald Trump unleashed a blistering attack on Comey in a confidential memo last year addressed to special counsel Robert Mueller, casting him as “Machiavellian,” dishonest, self-serving and “unbounded by law and regulation.” The June 27, 2017 letter, obtained by The Associated Press, underscores the Trump legal team’s intense effort over the last year to undermine the credibility of a law enforcement leader it sees as a critical witness against the president. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
June 14, 2018 - 11:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a stinging rebuke, the Justice Department watchdog declared Thursday that former FBI Director James Comey was "insubordinate" in his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation in the explosive final months of the 2016 presidential campaign. But it also found there was...
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FILE - In this file July 7, 2016, photo then-FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Oversight Committee to discuss Hillary Clinton's email investigation, at the Capitol in Washington. The Justice Department's watchdog faults former Comey for breaking with protocol in his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. But it says his decisions were not driven by political bias ahead of the 2016 election.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 14, 2018 - 9:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a report by the Justice Department's internal watchdog on the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation (all times local): 9:55 p.m. The Justice Department has issued a stinging rebuke to the FBI for its handling of the Hillary Clinton email...
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