The probe concerns a phone call Gaetz had with a witness in the sex-crimes investigation that he is the subject of, Politico reported.
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.
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 […]
Attorney General William Barr liked to subject the former special counsel Robert Mueller to “intellectual hazing” when they worked together in the 1990s, according to a new profile in New York Magazine. “Bill was always making fun of people in his meetings, and Mueller was a particular target of his […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The majority of Americans surveyed in a new INSIDER poll did not understand how impeachment works. Fifty-four per cent of respondents said they generally or thoroughly know what impeachment is, but just 30% correctly defined the term. The data comes as top House Democrats conduct hearings and investigations to drum […]
Former White House communications director Hope Hicks has agreed to testify before the House Judiciary Committee next week. Hicks is the first material witness connected to the former special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe to appear before the panel. Her decision is especially noteworthy given that the White House instructed […]
John Dean, the former White House counsel to President Richard Nixon, testified Monday that the former special counsel Robert Mueller’s report in the Russia investigation is to President Donald Trump as the Watergate road map was to Nixon. He also laid out six parallels between Mueller’s report and the Watergate […]
The Justice Department agreed at the last minute to begin turning over key evidence related to the former special counsel Robert Mueller’s findings in the obstruction-of-justice case to the House Judiciary Committee. The move comes one day before the House was expected to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt […]