Democrats won’t wait for the Mueller report to investigate Trump, but impeachment remains a long shot

Alex Wong/Getty Images House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said they plan to move forward with investigations of President Trump before Robert Mueller releases any report. Nadler also vowed to make the findings of Mueller’s report public. While other Democrats have pushed the need to impeach Trump, Nadler said it is “too early to talk […]

Acting AG Matthew Whitaker has reportedly been cleared to oversee the Mueller probe by DOJ ethics officials

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo Ethics officials at the Department of Justice have reportedly advised Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker that he does not need to recuse himself from overseeing the Russia probe.  Whitaker, who has been leading the DOJ since Jeff Sessions’ departure in early November, has been scrutinized over his frequent criticisms of the […]

Mueller says the FBI is not to blame for Michael Flynn’s false statements

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster The special counsel’s office pushed back at the suggestion that the FBI acted improperly in its interview of former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Flynn lied several times to White House officials about his dialogue with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and repeated those falsehoods when approached by the FBI. The special counsel […]

Mueller says the FBI is not to blame for Michael Flynn’s false statements

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster The special counsel’s office pushed back at the suggestion that the FBI acted improperly in its interview of former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Flynn lied several times to White House officials about his dialogue with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and repeated those falsehoods when approached by the FBI. The special counsel […]

Mueller says the FBI is not to blame for Michael Flynn’s false statements

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster The special counsel’s office pushed back at the suggestion that the FBI acted improperly in its interview of former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Flynn lied several times to White House officials about his dialogue with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and repeated those falsehoods when approached by the FBI. The special counsel […]

James Comey told lawmakers that he’s ‘not friends’ with Mueller, despite Trump’s claims

Associated Press/Manuel Balce Ceneta Former FBI Director James Comey said during his testimony before lawmakers that he and the special counsel Robert Mueller are “not friends in any social sense.” The testimony occurred in a closed-door setting, but lawmakers released a redacted transcript of the proceedings on Saturday. President Donald Trump often accuses the pair […]

Trump after bombshell Mueller filings: “NO COLLUSION!”

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump tweeted an all-caps rebuke Saturday morning of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US election and possible Trump campaign collusion. Less than a day after Mueller released new filings in the probe, Trump declared there was “NO COLLUSION!”  The filings, released Friday evening, described several […]

Mueller is about to drop major new details about 3 of the most important players in the Russia probe

Alex Wong/Getty Images The special counsel Robert Mueller’s office has reportedly told defense lawyers it is “tying up loose ends” in the Russia investigation, signaling that the ongoing probe is coming to a close. This week, prosecutors are also scheduled to file several new documents in court about some of the most important players in […]