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

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is sworn in before the House Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 in Washington.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 08, 2019 - 1:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker said on Friday that he has "not interfered in any way" in the special counsel's Russia investigation as he faced a contentious and partisan congressional hearing in his waning days on the job. The hearing before the House Judiciary...
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Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker appears before the House Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, in Washington. Whitaker insisted on Friday that he has not "interfered in any way" in the special counsel's Russia investigation as he faced a contentious and partisan congressional hearing in his waning days on the job. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 08, 2019 - 12:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's appearance before a House committee (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has declined to answer a question about whether special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation is a "witch hunt."...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump dances with first lady Melania Trump at The Salute To Our Armed Services Inaugural Ball. 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 ascent to the White House. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
February 08, 2019 - 12:32 am
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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February 07, 2019 - 5:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An August 2016 meeting between President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and an associate with ties to Russian intelligence goes to the "heart" of the Russia investigation. That's according to a newly unsealed court transcript in Paul Manafort's criminal case. A prosecutor...
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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 - 11:21 am
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 subpoena on Monday, furthering a federal...
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Roger Stone leaves federal court Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, in Washington. Stone appeared for a status conference just three days after he pleaded not guilty to felony charges of witness tampering, obstruction and false statements. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 01, 2019 - 6:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Friday cautioned longtime Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone not to treat the charges against him like a public relations campaign or book tour, and said she may issue a gag order in the case. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson said she had already noticed 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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