special counsel Robert Mueller

WASHINGTON | In Trump ally Stone’s case, Mueller finds crime in cover-up

WASHINGTON—Jan 26, 2019— Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone may be accused of lying and tampering with witnesses, but it’s equally notable what he’s not charged with: colluding with the Kremlin in a grand conspiracy to help Trump win the presidency in 2016. The case is the latest in a series brought by special counsel Robert … Continue reading WASHINGTON | In Trump ally Stone’s case, Mueller finds crime in cover-up

WASHINGTON | Law firm tied to Manafort reaches $4.6 million settlement

WASHINGTON —Jan 17, 2019—A law firm tied to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s Ukrainian consulting work has agreed to pay more than $4.6 million and register as a foreign agent, the Justice Department said Thursday. The civil settlement with the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP brings to a close at … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Law firm tied to Manafort reaches $4.6 million settlement

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Barr says he’ll look at how FBI probe started

WASHINGTON — Jan 15, 2019—The Latest on President Donald Trump‘s attorney general nominee, William Barr (all times local): 10:20 a.m. President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general says he doesn’t believe special counsel Robert Mueller (MUHL’-ur) “would be involved in a witch hunt.” Barr made the comment Tuesday at his confirmation hearing before the Senate … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Barr says he’ll look at how FBI probe started

PATTAYA, Thailand | Belarus model arrested for Thai sex seminar pleads guilty

PATTAYA, Thailand — Jan 15, 2019— A model from Belarus who claimed last year that she had evidence of Russian involvement in helping elect Donald Trump president pleaded guilty Tuesday in a Thai court in a case related to holding a sex training seminar and will be deported. A lawyer representing Vashukevich said she and … Continue reading PATTAYA, Thailand | Belarus model arrested for Thai sex seminar pleads guilty

WASHINGTON | Trump denies ever working for Russia, blasts investigators

WASHINGTON— Jan 14, 2019— President Donald Trump denied Monday he ever worked for Russia, answering a question he declined to directly address over the weekend. Speaking from the South Lawn before departing the White House for New Orleans, Trump called former FBI and Justice Department officials “known scoundrels” and “dirty cops.” He was reacting to … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump denies ever working for Russia, blasts investigators

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Barr says Trump asked him for no promises

WASHINGTON— Jan 14, 2019—The Latest on President Donald Trump‘s nominee for attorney general (all times local): 10:12 a.m. President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general will tell senators that Trump didn’t seek any assurances or promises before nominating him. That’s according to William Barr’s prepared remarks, obtained by The Associated Press ahead of his confirmation … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Barr says Trump asked him for no promises

WASHINGTON | Trump’s AG nominee: ‘Vitally important’ Mueller finish work

WASHINGTON— Jan 14, 2019—President Donald Trump‘s nominee for attorney general will tell senators at his confirmation hearing “it is vitally important” that special counsel Robert Mueller be allowed to complete his Russia investigation, according to prepared remarks obtained by The Associated Press on Monday. “I believe it is in the best interest of everyone — … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump’s AG nominee: ‘Vitally important’ Mueller finish work

WASHINGTON | Pelosi doesn’t want to talk impeachment, but some Dems do

WASHINGTON —Jan 04, 2019— House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had only been in office for a few hours when a handful of Democrats defied her persistent calls not to begin the new Congress by talking about impeachment. Just after Pelosi was sworn in on Thursday, longtime Democratic Reps. Brad Sherman of California and Al Green of … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Pelosi doesn’t want to talk impeachment, but some Dems do