SpecialCounsel

  • Trump marks ‘second year of the greatest Witch Hunt’ in history, says ‘only’ Dems colluded

    President Trump on Thursday sarcastically celebrated the anniversary of FBI Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, tweeting “we are now into the second year of the greatest Witch Hunt in American History” and claiming the only collusion came from Democrats. “Congratulations America, we are now into the second year...
  • Judge: Special counsel had authority to prosecute Manafort

    Special counsel Robert Mueller was working within his authority when he brought charges against President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, a federal judge in Washington ruled Tuesday. The decision was a setback for Paul Manafort in his defense against charges of money-laundering conspiracy, false statements and acting as an...
  • Mueller’s Russia investigation: What to know

    The investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election continues – with Special Counsel Robert Mueller at its helm. Mueller, 73, took over the federal government’s probe into alleged collusion between President Trump’s campaign and Russian officials in May 2017. Already, his investigation has led to charges for four...
  • Mueller’s questions are a red cape and Trump is the bull

    Michael D’Antonio is author of the book “Never Enough: Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success” (St. Martin’s Press). The opinions expressed in this commentary are his. (CNN)Like a matador waving a red cape, someone is torturing President Donald Trump by leaking the questions that could be posed to...
  • NYT obtains questions Mueller wants to ask Trump

    The New York Times has obtained a list of questions special counsel Robert Mueller wants to ask President Donald Trump to learn more about any ties to Russia and the motivation behind some of his Twitter posts.   Source: CNN  Featured Image: Getty Images   Inset Image: AP Photo/File ...
  • Russian MMA Fighter Linked to Trump Questioned by FBI

    A Putin-friendly Russian MMA fighter with ties to President Trump and his longtime attorney, Michael Cohen, has been questioned by the FBI, his manager said Saturday. Fedor Emelianenko was questioned by agents ahead of his heavyweight fight against Frank Mir on Saturday, according to manager Jerry Millen. “The FBI...
  • Senate panel approves bill to protect special counsel

    (CNN)The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved legislation to protect the special counsel from being fired, a rare bipartisan step that sends a warning signal to President Donald Trump not to remove Robert Mueller. The legislation, which would give Mueller and other special counsels the ability to challenge their...
  • Republicans Warn Trump Against Firing Special Counsel

    • Lawmakers express support for special counsel after raid • Trump blasted Mueller after search of his lawyer’s office Top Senate Republicans warned President Donald Trump on Tuesday that it would be a big mistake or even political suicide to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller as the investigation into...
  • First person sentenced in Russia probe draws 30 days, fine

    A Dutch attorney who lied to federal agents investigating former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced Tuesday to 30 days in prison in the first punishment handed down in special counsel’s Russia investigation. (April 3) Media: Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A Dutch attorney who lied to federal...