News

Justice Department must release redacted portions of Mueller report dealing with criminal charges before Election Day, judge rules

The Department of Justice improperly redacted portions of the Mueller report, a US federal judge ruled Wednesday. The censored parts of the report dealt with potential criminal charges, Russia’s hack of the Democratic National Committee, and the Trump campaign’s interest in stolen DNC emails, BuzzFeed reported. US District Court Judge […]
Justice Department must release redacted portions of Mueller report dealing with criminal charges before Election Day, judge rules
News

Mueller prosecutor once said that if Republicans ‘retain the House, we all need to retain criminal lawyers’ because ‘that’s how bats— crazy they are,’ a new book says

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 […]
Mueller prosecutor once said that if Republicans ‘retain the House, we all need to retain criminal lawyers’ because ‘that’s how bats— crazy they are,’ a new book says
News

Another domino just fell toward an impeachment inquiry for Trump

The movement to remove President Donald Trump from office gained a critical ally this week, when Rep. Ben Ray Lujan announced his support for an impeachment inquiry. Lujan is a close ally of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and is the most high profile Democrat to back impeachment so far. More […]
Another domino just fell toward an impeachment inquiry for Trump
News

CNN anchor Don Lemon confronted Kamala Harris at the Democratic debate over her previous statements saying that if she’s president, she’ll have the DOJ prosecute Trump

CNN anchor Don Lemon confronted Sen. Kamala Harris of California during night two of the second Democratic debate about previous statements she’s made suggesting that if she’s president, she would have the Justice Department prosecute President Donald Trump. Harris said last month that the DOJ would have “no choice” but […]
CNN anchor Don Lemon confronted Kamala Harris at the Democratic debate over her previous statements saying that if she’s president, she’ll have the DOJ prosecute Trump
News

Trump’s intelligence chief pick John Ratcliffe reportedly misled the public about his role in a major anti-terrorism case

GOP Rep. John Ratcliffe, President Donald Trump’s nominee for Director of National Intelligence, reportedly misled the public about his involvement in a major anti-terrorism case. Ratcliffe touted his role as “special appointment as the prosecutor in U.S. v. Holy Land Foundation” and claimed he “convicted individuals who were funelling money […]
Trump’s intelligence chief pick John Ratcliffe reportedly misled the public about his role in a major anti-terrorism case
News

Current and former officials say Trump’s pick for spy chief would be ‘an arm of the White House’ who could paralyse the intelligence community

President Donald Trump’s decision to nominate GOP Rep. John Ratcliffe for Director of National Intelligence stunned current and former intelligence officials. Ratcliffe catapulted into the national spotlight last week when he attacked and berated the former special counsel Robert Mueller during his Capitol Hill testimony. He also has a history […]
Current and former officials say Trump’s pick for spy chief would be ‘an arm of the White House’ who could paralyse the intelligence community
News

‘A f—ing travesty’: Justice Department veterans say the way Mueller’s testimony was handled blew past the ‘historical significance of this moment’

Justice Department veterans are deeply frustrated with the way politicians handled the former special counsel Robert Mueller’s historic testimony this week, and how it was later covered by the media. “The debate people are having right now is about style rather than substance,” Elie Honig, a former prosecutor from the […]
‘A f—ing travesty’: Justice Department veterans say the way Mueller’s testimony was handled blew past the ‘historical significance of this moment’
News

The 7 biggest takeaways from Mueller’s marathon Capitol Hill testimony

The former special counsel Robert Mueller frustrated both Democrats and Republicans when he testified this week before two congressional committees about the Russia investigation. The notoriously tight-lipped former FBI director repeatedly refused to answer questions, or even recite portions from his final report, and instead had one message for lawmakers […]
The 7 biggest takeaways from Mueller’s marathon Capitol Hill testimony
News

Read Robert Mueller’s opening statement to the House Judiciary Committee

The former special counsel Robert Mueller testified before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. It is the first time Mueller has been questioned publicly about his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. WASHINGTON – The former special counsel Robert Mueller testified before the […]
Read Robert Mueller’s opening statement to the House Judiciary Committee
News

Democrats want Robert Mueller’s blockbuster congressional testimony to make the public aware of what’s in his report, which most people still haven’t read

The former special counsel Robert Mueller is testifying before two House committees on Wednesday about the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Mueller has previously said he would not reveal information beyond what is already public in the report. Because many Americans, and even members of Congress, have […]
Democrats want Robert Mueller’s blockbuster congressional testimony to make the public aware of what’s in his report, which most people still haven’t read