Who is Stefan A. Halper, the FBI source who assisted the Russia investigation?

The veteran of the Nixon, Ford and Reagan administrations helped convene discussions of senior intelligence officials at the University of Cambridge.

Secret FBI source for Russia investigation met with three Trump advisers during campaign

The source is now at the center of a battle that has pitted President Trump against his own Justice Department.

Mueller’s team told Trump’s lawyers the special counsel cannot indict a sitting president, Giuliani says

The conclusion signals that it would be left to Congress to address any finding of wrongdoing by Trump in the Russia investigation.

Giuliani parts ways with law firm, citing ‘pressing demands’ of client Trump

The former New York mayor had previously taken a leave of absence. On Thursday, his firm announced his resignation, effective the day before.

Risk to intelligence source who aided Russia investigation at center of latest showdown between Nunes and Justice Dept.

The White House sided last week with FBI and intelligence officials, who said information sought by the House Intelligence Committee chairman could endanger the source.

Pelosi asks for ethics probe of congressman accused of sexual abuse

Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.) has vehemently denied the allegations that he sexually abused a 16-year-old girl in 2006.

Transcript: Giuliani interview with The Washington Post

The newest member of President Trump’s legal team says Trump was pleased with Giuliani’s appearance on Sean Hannity’s show.

White House replaces lawyer Ty Cobb with Clinton impeachment attorney Emmet Flood

Trump’s legal team seeks a “more aggressive” approach as it contends with the possibility of a presidential subpoena.

Trump-allied House conservatives draft articles of impeachment against Rosenstein as ‘last resort’

The articles would be unlikely to garner support in Congress, but could serve as a provocative political weapon for conservatives.

Bannon pitches White House on plan to cripple Mueller probe and protect Trump

The former White House strategist has met in recent days with West Wing aides, lawmakers and other Trump allies.

House Speaker Paul Ryan will not seek reelection, he tells friends and colleagues

The decision, confirmed by several people familiar with his plans, is certain to sap morale for Republican already facing difficult midterm elections.

White House officials to meet with Mississippi Senate appointee who concerns the West Wing

They fear that Cindy Hyde-Smith will not be able to defeat a hard-right special election opponent.

Larry Kudlow asks Gary Cohn’s National Economic Council staff to stay on

Kudlow, President Trump’s pick to head the council, said he has been working closely with Cohn on the transition and hopes for a smooth entry into the West Wing.

Flake warns Trump of impeachment ‘remedy’ if Mueller probe is halted

“We’re begging him: ‘Don’t go down this road. Don’t create a constitutional crisis.’ “

Trump legal team seeks to add star GOP attorney Theodore B. Olson

Olson, one of the country’s premier litigators, is considering the invitation, according to a person familiar with the discussions.

Insurgent conservative Chris McDaniel switches races in Mississippi

McDaniel ended his GOP primary campaign against Sen. Roger Wicker to run for the seat that Sen. Thad Cochran is leaving.

Kudlow to be top White House economic adviser as Trump adds longtime loyalist

The longtime TV commentator is the president’s choice to replace Gary Cohn, the former Goldman Sachs executive who often clashed with Trump.

Pennsylvania vote shows that Trumpism has its limits — even in Trump country

The president went all in for the GOP candidate, who may have failed to secure a win in the reliably Republican district.

Democrats see wave of enthusiasm but still face an identity crisis

The first round of primaries in Texas underscored the internal Democratic squabbles that could cost the party in its bid to recapture the House in November.

Freedom Caucus pushes Trump on trade, following efforts by GOP leaders

But the president has continued to resist backing down and claims in calls and meetings that his tactics will give the United States more negotiating leverage with foreign counties in the coming months, the people with knowledge of the situation said.