Instead of just releasing the special counsel’s findings, the U.S. attorney general spun the report to the benefit of President Trump.
President Donald Trump has long wished for an attorney general who would act as his own private lawyer, protecting him from any potential legal damage. He finally found his man in William Barr.
Barr could have released special counsel Robert Mueller’s... Read more
The day after President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, then-deputy press secretary Sarah Sanders stood at the podium in the White House briefing room and told reporters that the president had had “countless conversations” with members of the FBI who said morale at the bureau was low and they had lost confidence in Comey.
“He’s questioned Director Comey’s reason for... Read more
Several top aides “declined to carry out orders or accede to his requests” to limit the Russia investigation, according to the special counsel’s report.
President Donald Trump might be in substantially more legal trouble if not for top administration aides and officials, according to the redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report released by the Justice Department on Thursday.
Though Mueller did... Read more
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised and guided a test firing of a "new-type tactical guided weapon," state media reported, in a move probably intended as a provocation after nuclear talks with U.S. President Donald Trump stalled.
The Korean Central News Agency's report didn't refer to the weapon as a ballistic missile or nuclear, so the test may not scuttle... Read more
The Justice Department reportedly spoke with the White House about the conclusions of the 400-page report before it is set to be released to Congress.
ABC News and The New York Times report that White House officials have already been briefed on special counsel Robert Mueller’s highly anticipated report, which is expected to be made public on Thursday.
The news reports suggest the Justice... Read more