Mueller

WASHINGTON | Acting AG Whitaker has thoughts on Mueller’s Russia probe

WASHINGTON  — Matthew Whitaker has warned that Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation risks “going too far” and supported limits on the prosecutor’s power. President Donald Trump couldn’t agree more. So the loyalty-loving Trump on Wednesday dumped Jeff Sessions from the helm of the Justice Department and replaced him, for now, with the onetime college football player … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Acting AG Whitaker has thoughts on Mueller’s Russia probe

WASHINGTON | Treasury employee accused in leak linked to Mueller’s probe

WASHINGTON — A Treasury Department employee was accused Wednesday of leaking confidential banking reports of suspects charged in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, and an unidentified high-ranking colleague was cited in court papers as a co-conspirator, but was not charged. Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards, a senior official at the department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, also … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Treasury employee accused in leak linked to Mueller’s probe

WASHINGTON | AP Source: Mueller OK with some written responses from Trump

WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller is willing to accept written responses from President Donald Trump regarding any potential coordination between his campaign and the Kremlin’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. That’s according to a person familiar with a letter Mueller sent to Trump’s legal team last Friday. The person says the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP Source: Mueller OK with some written responses from Trump

WASHINGTON | Trump lawyers call Comey ‘Machiavellian’ in note to Mueller

WASHINGTON — Lawyers for President Donald Trump unleashed a blistering attack on former FBI Director James Comey in a confidential memo last year to the special counsel, casting him as “Machiavellian,” dishonest and “unbounded by law and regulation” as they sought to undermine the credibility of a law enforcement leader they see as a critical … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump lawyers call Comey ‘Machiavellian’ in note to Mueller

WASHINGTON  | The Latest: Giuliani says Mueller narrows Trump questions

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the special counsel’s Russia investigation (all times local): 8:20 a.m. Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s attorney, says the special counsel in the Russia probe has narrowed the scope of potential questions for the president. Giuliani said on CNN Friday that the questions have been narrowed from … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | The Latest: Giuliani says Mueller narrows Trump questions

Legal shake-up in Trump team may suggest shift in strategy

WASHINGTON/March 22, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —President Donald Trump‘s lead lawyer in the special counsel’s Russia investigation resigned Thursday, shaking up the legal team just as Trump intensifies attacks on an inquiry he calls nothing more than a witch hunt. The departure of attorney John Dowd removes the primary negotiator and legal strategist who had been molding … Continue reading Legal shake-up in Trump team may suggest shift in strategy

Ex-Trump aide plans to defy Mueller, says ‘arrest me’

WASHINGTON/March 05, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A former Trump campaign aide promised to defy a subpoena from special counsel Robert Mueller and unloaded on President Donald Trump and his campaign in a series of stunning interviews Monday. Sam Nunberg said he thinks Mueller may already have incriminating evidence on Trump directly, although he would not say … Continue reading Ex-Trump aide plans to defy Mueller, says ‘arrest me’

New TV talker Christie says Trump shouldn’t sit with Mueller

TRENTON, N.J/January 30, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Chris Christie does not think President Donald Trump should sit down face to face with special prosecutor Robert Mueller. The former Republican governor of New Jersey spoke Tuesday during his first appearance as a political contributor for ABC News. Christie was characterized on “Good Morning America” as a friend and adviser … Continue reading New TV talker Christie says Trump shouldn’t sit with Mueller