Watchdog expected to find Russia probe valid, despite flaws

World / Crime & Legal Dec 9, 2019

Watchdog expected to find Russia probe valid, despite flaws

The Justice Department's internal watchdog will release a highly anticipated report Monday that is expected to reject President Donald Trump's claims that the Russia investigation was illegitimate and tainted by political bias from FBI leaders. But it is also expected to document errors during ...

Top U.S. career diplomat rejects Ukraine meddling theory

World / Crime & Legal Dec 4, 2019

Top U.S. career diplomat rejects Ukraine meddling theory

The top U.S. career diplomat on Tuesday unambiguously rejected a theory promoted by President Donald Trump that Ukraine, not Russia, interfered in the 2016 election. Asked at a hearing by Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez if he had evidence of Ukrainian meddling in the election, David ...

Judge puts temporary hold on Don McGahn subpoena ruling

World / Crime & Legal Nov 28, 2019

Judge puts temporary hold on Don McGahn subpoena ruling

The federal judge who ordered former White House counsel Donald McGahn to appear before Congress is temporarily delaying the effect of her ruling. U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson says in a brief order Wednesday that she needs time to consider the legal issues raised ...