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Mueller Taps Media Liaison for Russia Probe

Added: 27.05.2017 16:34 | 1 views | 0 comments

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has chosen Justice Department spokesman Peter Carr as his media liaison for the federal probe he's overseeing into claims of collusion between Russia and members of President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, according to...


Former FBI chief feared if fake information got out it would undermine Clinton email probe, sources say

Added: 26.05.2017 18:29 | 1 views | 0 comments

Then-FBI Director James Comey knew that a critical piece of information relating to the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email was fake -- created by Russian intelligence -- but he feared that if it became public it would undermine the probe and the Justice Department itself, according to multiple officials with knowledge of the process.


Who's who: Full cast of Trump-Russia saga

Added: 26.05.2017 13:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Justice Department and both chambers of Congress are all now investigating alleged Russian attempts to meddle in the 2016 elections and whether President Donald Trump's associates colluded with Moscow -- an ever-evolving saga that is showing no signs of slowing down despite the firing of the man who long found himself spearheading the probe, now-former FBI director James Comey.

Congress demands answers from special counsel Mueller

Added: 26.05.2017 3:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

A growing number of key lawmakers in both parties are calling on Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller to detail what specifically his Russia investigation is targeting, with one Democratic senator warning bluntly that failing to do so could jeopardize the criminal probe into President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

UK Outrage Over Manchester Leaks Lead Trump To Order Justice Department Investigation

Added: 25.05.2017 18:24 | 2 views | 0 comments

After denouncing U.S. leaks about Britain’s investigation of the Manchester terrorist bombing, U.S. President Donald Trump asked the Justice Department and other agencies to launch a full investigation, The Washington Post reported Thursday. In a statement, Trump acknowledged British outrage over the leaks by calling them “deeply troubling” and vowing to “get to the bottom of this.” “The leaks of sensitive information pose a grave threat to our national security,” Trump said in the statement. “I am asking the Department of Justice and other relevant agencies to launch a complete review of this matter, and if appropriate, the culprit should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law....

Russians discussed how to influence Trump via his aides: NYT

Added: 25.05.2017 2:58 | 1 views | 0 comments

Senior Russian intelligence and political officials discussed how to influence Donald Trump through his advisers according to information gathered by American spies last summer, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, Citing three current and former U.S. officials familiar with the intelligence, the newspaper said the conversations focused on Paul Manafort, then the Trump presidential campaign chairman, and Michael Flynn, a retired general who was then advising Trump. U.S. congressional committees and a special counsel named by the Justice Department this month are investigating whether there was Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and the possibility of collusion between Trump's campaign and Russia.

US attorney general did not disclose Russia meetings in security clearance form

Added: 25.05.2017 1:20 | 1 views | 0 comments

Attorney General Jeff Sessions did not disclose meetings he had last year with Russian officials when he applied for his security clearance, the Justice Department told CNN Wednesday.


DOJ: Sessions left Russia meetings off security form

Added: 25.05.2017 1:20 | 2 views | 0 comments

Attorney General Jeff Sessions did not disclose meetings he had last year with Russian officials when he applied for his security clearance, the Justice Department told CNN Wednesday.


DOJ to CNN: Sessions Didn't Disclose Meetings with Russians on Security Clearance Form

Added: 25.05.2017 0:18 | 2 views | 0 comments

The Justice Department told CNN Wednesday that Attorney General Jeff Sessions did not reveal that he had meetings last year with Russian officials when he applied for his security clearance.


Report: Grassley, Feinstein May Call On Mueller Over FBI Document Requests

Added: 24.05.2017 23:10 | 1 views | 0 comments

The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee told CNN Wednesday he and the ranking Democrat on the committee might meet with Justice Department Special Counsel Robert Mueller if the FBI declines to provide documents requested by his committee. Iowa Sen. Charles Grassley said he had not heard back yet from the FBI regarding his request they provide memos of conversations between President Donald Trump and former FBI Director James Comey, the report said. Grassley’s request, issued last Wednesday was made before Mueller was appointed special counsel, CNN reported. Grassley said he and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (R-Calif.) may have to meet with Mueller to discuss what documents will be available...

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