Jordan, Rosenstein in fiery back-and-forth over DOJ documents

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein punched back at one of the fiercest critics of the Department of Justice, Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), in an extraordinary and bitter exchange just moments before the House voted on a measure aimed squarely at h…

GOP set to grill agent who vowed to stop Trump

Peter Strzok, the FBI counterintelligence agent who texted a bureau lawyer that “we’ll stop” then-candidate Donald Trump from becoming president, is slated to appear behind closed doors before two House committees on Wedn…

Nunes sets new deadline for DOJ on use of FBI informant

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) is demanding the Justice Department tell him by Monday evening whether the FBI used confidential informants “against” members or associates of the Trump campaign.Nune…

Republicans tear into IG finding on Clinton probe

House Republicans on Tuesday took aim at a finding from the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) inspector general that anti-Trump bias did not influence the outcome of the Hillary Clinton email probe, during a fractious and ext…

DOJ watchdog faults Comey over handling of Clinton probe

In a highly critical report released Thursday afternoon, Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz hammered former FBI…

Anticipation builds for report on FBI’s Clinton probe

Conservatives on Capitol Hill are anxiously awaiting the imminent release of a report from the Department of Justice (DOJ) inspector general scrutinizing the law enforcement agency’s handling of its investigation into Hil…

White House lawyer’s presence at FBI meetings sets off alarm bells for Dems

A White House lawyer’s appearance at two briefings Thursday on the FBI’s tactics in the Russian investigation was immediately criticized by Democrats, who said it raised serious questions about the administration’s motive…

White House lawyer visits congressional briefing on Russia investigation

Emmet Flood, a White House lawyer handling the Russia investigation, was seen Thursday afternoon at a pair of classified meetings between members of Congress and senior Justice Department officials about the FBI’s tactics…

Conservatives leery of FBI deal on informant

Republicans on Capitol Hill are wary of a deal struck by President Trump that allows for unspecified access to documents related to the FBI’s counterintelligence investigation of the Trump campaign.

DOJ, Trump reach deal on expanded Russia review

The inspector general will investigate conservative claims of FBI wrongdoing in the Russia probe.

Talk of unproven FBI ‘plant’ in Trump campaign circulates among Republicans

A small cadre of House Republicans believe that they have sniffed out the identity of a confidential FBI informant who reportedly met with Trump campaign officials during the election.The GOP lawmakers have raised…

Judiciary transcripts offer detailed account of Trump Tower meeting

The documents show a constellation of efforts over several years by two powerful Russian real estate developers to arrange meetings and provide assistance to Trump.

Judiciary transcripts offer detailed account of Trump Tower meeting

The documents show a constellation of efforts over several years by two powerful Russian real estate developers to arrange meetings and provide assistance to Trump.

Senate Judiciary releases transcripts from Trump Tower meeting interviews

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday morning released the transcripts from a slate of interviews with participants of the n…

Trump administration struggles to deal with US enemy combatant

The Trump administration is weighing how to proceed with a U.S. citizen it has held as an enemy combatant since September in a unusual case that could threaten the legal underpinnings of the war against the Islamic State…

CIA nominee bolsters chance for confirmation

Gina Haspel had no major stumbles Wednesday in her highly anticipated testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee, a performance that earned some muted criticism from Democrats but overall appeared to bolster her chanc…

Moment of truth for Trump pick to lead CIA

Gina Haspel is set to face off with senators Wednesday in what is expected to be a bruising relitigation of the use of harsh interrogation techniques during the George W. Bush administration.Haspel is set to be gri…

CIA delivers classified materials to Congress on Haspel

The CIA has given Congress a tranche of classified documents related to the controversial undercover background of Gina Haspel, President Trump’s choice to lead the spy agency.The delivery – a single cardboard box…

Judge in Manafort case pushes back on prosecutors

A federal judge in Virginia on Friday expressed deep skepticism that charges against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort a…

Mueller subpoena of Trump could spark historic legal clash

It’s not clear who would prevail.