Trump, without offering evidence, accuses Robert Mueller of crimes

World / Crime & Legal Jun 27, 2019

Trump, without offering evidence, accuses Robert Mueller of crimes

U.S. President Donald Trump, without offering evidence, on Wednesday directly accused former special counsel Robert Mueller of committing a crime, saying Mueller had illegally "terminated" FBI communications as part of his Russia investigation. The Justice Department declined comment. "Mueller terminated them illegally. He terminated all of ...

World / Crime & Legal Jun 7, 2019

Ex-Trump adviser Michael Flynn shakes up legal team

Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has dismissed the lawyers who represented him in his guilty plea and cooperation with special counsel Robert Mueller and retained new counsel, according to a court filing on Thursday. While no reason was given for the termination of ...

FBI has 850 open cases on domestic terrorism, officials say

World / Crime & Legal May 9, 2019

FBI has 850 open cases on domestic terrorism, officials say

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has around 850 open investigations into domestic terrorism, most of them involving anti-government and white nationalist extremists, a senior FBI official said Wednesday. About half of the 850 involved anti-government, anti-authority actors, Michael McGarrity, the FBI assistant director for counterterrorism, ...