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Mueller prosecutor Andrew Weissmann says Trump should be investigated and potentially charged with federal crimes after leaving office

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 […]
Mueller prosecutor Andrew Weissmann says Trump should be investigated and potentially charged with federal crimes after leaving office
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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
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Read the House Intelligence Committee’s impeachment report in full

The House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday released a draft report of its key findings in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. The Democratic-led committee’s report reached damning conclusions. The report concluded that Trump “conditioned a White House meeting and military aid to Ukraine on a public announcement of investigations […]
Read the House Intelligence Committee’s impeachment report in full
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Corey Lewandowski admits he lied on national TV about Trump’s command to tell Jeff Sessions to interfere in the Russia investigation

Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump‘s top confidant, insisted during his Tuesday congressional testimony that he has “no obligation to be honest with the media” after he admitted lying publicly. “I have no obligation to be honest with the media because they are just as dishonest as anybody else,” Lewandowski, Trump’s […]
Corey Lewandowski admits he lied on national TV about Trump’s command to tell Jeff Sessions to interfere in the Russia investigation
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A North Carolina sheriff allegedly plotted the death of his own deputy because the officer had a tape of him making ‘racially offensive’ comments

A North Carolina sheriff plotted to murder his own deputy in 2014 for threatening to publicly reveal a tape of the sheriff using “racially offensive language,” prosecutors say. Granville County Sheriff Brindell Wilkins was charged by a grand jury with two counts of felony obstruction of justice. The indictment said […]
A North Carolina sheriff allegedly plotted the death of his own deputy because the officer had a tape of him making ‘racially offensive’ comments
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Mueller says he didn’t subpoena Trump because he expected Trump to fight it and wanted to expedite ‘the end of the investigation’

The former special counsel Robert Mueller appeared before Congress on Wednesday for a blockbuster hearing on his findings in the FBI’s Russia investigation. Mueller’s team was conspicuously silent during its 22-month-long investigation of Russia’s election interference, whether members of President Donald Trump’s campaign conspired with Moscow, and if Trump sought […]
Mueller says he didn’t subpoena Trump because he expected Trump to fight it and wanted to expedite ‘the end of the investigation’
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The White House blocked former McGahn aide Annie Donaldson from answering Congress’ questions more than 200 times

White House lawyers blocked Annie Donaldson, a former aide to ex-White House Counsel Don McGahn, from answering Congress’ questions about the Russia investigation more than 200 times. According to a transcript of written answers Donaldson provided to the House Judiciary Committee, the White House’s objections stemmed from “constitutionally-based Executive Branch […]
The White House blocked former McGahn aide Annie Donaldson from answering Congress’ questions more than 200 times
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White House lawyers blocked Hope Hicks from answering questions 155 times during her congressional testimony, citing ‘absolute immunity’

Hope Hicks, the former White House communications director, refused to answer lawmakers’ questions 155 times during her closed-door testimony before the House Judiciary Committee this week. White House lawyers, who accompanied Hicks to the hearing, cited “absolute immunity” as the reason for her refusal to answer, and said the assertion […]
White House lawyers blocked Hope Hicks from answering questions 155 times during her congressional testimony, citing ‘absolute immunity’