The rule of law stipulates that "there not be one rule for Democrats and another for Republicans," Garland said while addressing the controversy.
Three senior members of Mueller's team will teach the class in the fall, and Mueller will participate as well, UVA School of Law announced.
The Biden DOJ is in the unusual position of trying to shield one of the most controversial legal episodes of Trump's presidency from becoming public.
"It is time for the public to see" the memo, Judge Amy Berman Jackson wrote in a searing opinion issued Tuesday.
President Donald Trump has pardoned his former campaign manager, Paul Manafort. He was among a group of people issued pardons by the president on Wednesday, including longtime Republican strategist Roger Stone and Charles Kushner, the father of Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner. Trump also issued pardons to 20 people on Tuesday. […]
Andrew Weissmann, who was a prosecutor on the special counsel Robert Mueller’s team, said President Donald Trump should be investigated and, if warranted, prosecuted for federal crimes after leaving the White House. “Mr. Trump’s criminal exposure is clear,” Weissmann wrote in a New York Times op-ed article, adding that Mueller’s […]
The former special counsel Robert Mueller issued a statement Tuesday pushing back on claims his former right-hand man in the Russia probe, Andrew Weissmann, put forth in a newly released memoir. Weissmann accused Mueller and his top deputy, Aaron Zebley, of not doing enough to hold President Donald Trump accountable […]
The special counsel Robert Mueller’s team was acutely aware that the “third act in this play would be an inevitable investigation of us, by the Trump administration, when our investigation was complete,” Andrew Weissmann, a former prosecutor who worked on Mueller’s team, wrote in his new book. The jokes about […]
Andrew Weissmann, a former prosecutor on the special counsel Robert Mueller’s team, vividly detailed in his upcoming book the moment he uncovered incriminating evidence against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. “Motherf—–,” one FBI agent on Mueller’s team said when Weissmann showed him what he’d found. Another prosecutor “let out […]
A draft memo that President Donald Trump composed laying out his reasons for firing FBI Director James Comey was “tinfoil helmet material,” a former member of the special counsel Robert Mueller’s team said. That’s according to “Where Law Ends,” an upcoming memoir by Andrew Weissmann, who worked on Mueller’s investigation […]
A federal US appeals court denied former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s motion to dismiss the Justice Department’s case against him. The order is a monumental defeat for Flynn and the Justice Department, whose lawyers have been arguing for the case’s dismissal for months. A three-judge panel from the appeals […]
The full panel of the Washington, DC, Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed to reexamine the legal fight over Michael Flynn’s guilty plea from the Mueller investigation. Last month, a three-judge panel from the appeals court ordered a lower federal district judge overseeing the case involving the former Trump national […]
The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday held an oversight hearing on Attorney General William Barr’s decisions as head of the Justice Department. The hearing quickly devolved into chaos as Democrats and Republicans engaged in a screaming match before questioning even began and continued sniping at each other throughout the proceedings. […]
The DOJ has turned over a nearly unredacted memo outlining the scope of the former special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s 2016 election interference to two Republican senators, Politico reported. The unredacted portions of the memo reveal that Mueller was specifically authorised to investigate former Trump campaign chairman Paul […]
All four prosecutors overseeing the US government’s case against the longtime Republican strategist Roger Stone withdrew themselves from the case Tuesday after senior Justice Department officials publicly overruled their sentencing recommendation for Stone. The shocking public rebuke came after President Donald Trump weighed in on the prosecutors’ initial sentencing recommendation, […]
Former national security adviser Michael Flynn filed a motion to withdraw his guilty plea in the former special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe on Tuesday. The motion said he was withdrawing his plea “because of the government’s bad faith, vindictiveness, and breach of the plea agreement.” Flynn pleaded guilty in […]
The House of Representatives could file a second set of articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump if former White House counsel Don McGahn provides further evidence of wrongdoing, justice committee lawyers argued in a court filing. The Democrat-led justice committee is seeking McGahn’s testimony as part of its impeachment […]