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WH: Leaders In Congress To See Classified Info On Trump Campaign Probe1:29
May 21, 2018
By James Packard

WH: Leaders In Congress To See Classified Info On Trump Campaign Probe

After the president met with the deputy attorney general and the FBI director, the White House said some in Congress will get the info they asked for.
Mueller Hands Over Memo Outlining The Scope Of His Investigation1:07
May 17, 2018
By James Packard

Mueller Hands Over Memo Outlining The Scope Of His Investigation

Special counsel Robert Mueller just gave a judge the document that details what he can investigate, and some GOP lawmakers want it, too.
Giuliani Says Robert Mueller Knows He Can't Indict President Trump0:40
May 16, 2018
By Stephanie Liebergen

Giuliani Says Robert Mueller Knows He Can't Indict President Trump

Rudy Giuliani says special counsel Robert Mueller's team knows it can't indict a sitting president.
Judge Questions Robert Mueller's Authority To Prosecute Paul Manafort0:41
May 4, 2018
By Jake Jones

Judge Questions Robert Mueller's Authority To Prosecute Paul Manafort

Mueller's original mandate was to investigate Russian meddling in the presidential election and whether the Trump campaign helped in that effort.
Trump Could Be Subpoenaed Thanks To Precedent Set By Past Presidents2:30
May 3, 2018
By Kellan Howell

Trump Could Be Subpoenaed Thanks To Precedent Set By Past Presidents

Robert Mueller could subpoena Donald Trump. Here's what that means, how it would work and how presidential subpoenas have gone down in the past.
Rosenstein Assures Trump: You're Not A Target Of Mueller, Cohen Probes1:27
April 19, 2018
By James Packard

Rosenstein Assures Trump: You're Not A Target Of Mueller, Cohen Probes

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told the president he's not a target of the investigation into Michael Cohen.
The 'Steele Dossier' Is Controversial — But Is It True?4:15
April 12, 2018
By Phil Pruitt, Chance Seales

The 'Steele Dossier' Is Controversial — But Is It True?

It's 35 pages of allegations gathered from sources around the world.
Sanders Says Trump Believes He Has Power To Fire Mueller. He Doesn't1:14
April 10, 2018
By James Packard

Sanders Says Trump Believes He Has Power To Fire Mueller. He Doesn't

The White House says it's been advised President Donald Trump can fire special counsel Robert Mueller. But only the deputy attorney general can.
Mueller Reportedly Has Memos McCabe Wrote About His Talks With Trump0:51
March 17, 2018
By Jake Jones

Mueller Reportedly Has Memos McCabe Wrote About His Talks With Trump

Andrew McCabe said his firing was a political hit job. The Justice Department said he misled investigators.
Andrew McCabe Speaks Out After Being Fired0:51
March 17, 2018
By Jake Jones

Andrew McCabe Speaks Out After Being Fired

Republicans painted him as a pro-Hillary Clinton deep state operative. He says that's all an effort to discredit the Russia investigation.
Yes, Presidents Are Allowed To Keep Secrets — Here's How2:54
March 13, 2018
By Phil Pruitt, Chance Seales

Yes, Presidents Are Allowed To Keep Secrets — Here's How

Executive privilege isn't explicitly included in the Constitution, but the concept goes back to our first president.
Intelligence Committee Member Contradicts Own Party's Russia Findings1:10
March 12, 2018
By James Packard

Intelligence Committee Member Contradicts Own Party's Russia Findings

Rep. Tom Rooney disputed what his Republican colleagues concluded about Russia's involvement in the 2016 election.
Republicans Say No Evidence Of Collusion, Shut Down House Intel Probe1:01
March 12, 2018
By James Packard

Republicans Say No Evidence Of Collusion, Shut Down House Intel Probe

Republicans on the House intelligence committee say they will end their more than yearlong investigation into Russian election interference.
Manafort Pleads Not Guilty In Second Round Of Mueller Charges1:03
March 8, 2018
By James Packard

Manafort Pleads Not Guilty In Second Round Of Mueller Charges

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded not guilty Thursday to a second set of charges tied to the Mueller investigation.
Former Trump Aide May Have Lied Under Oath About Seychelles Meeting1:10
March 7, 2018
By James Packard

Former Trump Aide May Have Lied Under Oath About Seychelles Meeting

Erik Prince, a former adviser to President Trump, didn't state a UAE adviser was at a meeting with Russians in his testimony before Congress.
Vladimir Putin: Russia Will Charge Election Meddlers On One Condition0:39
March 6, 2018
By Jake Jones

Vladimir Putin: Russia Will Charge Election Meddlers On One Condition

The head of the U.S. intelligence community said it was "highly likely" Russia would try to interfere in the 2018 midterms.
Mueller Reportedly Wants Documents On Trump And His Advisers0:47
March 5, 2018
By Katherine Biek

Mueller Reportedly Wants Documents On Trump And His Advisers

Special counsel Robert Mueller reportedly sent a subpoena for documents involving President Donald Trump and some of his advisers.
Rick Gates Reportedly Plans To Plead Guilty Within The Next Week0:45
February 19, 2018
By Katherine Biek

Rick Gates Reportedly Plans To Plead Guilty Within The Next Week

The Los Angeles Times reports the former Trump campaign aide will plead guilty to fraud-related charges "within the next few days."
Here's What Mueller Charged Those 13 Russians With In His Indictment1:13
February 16, 2018
By Jake Jones

Here's What Mueller Charged Those 13 Russians With In His Indictment

The charges include conspiracy to defraud the U.S., conspiracy to commit bank and wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft.
US Intelligence Chief Thinks Russia Might Target The 2018 Midterms0:58
February 13, 2018
By Lindsey Pulse

US Intelligence Chief Thinks Russia Might Target The 2018 Midterms

National Intelligence Director Dan Coats expects Russia to continue its efforts to interfere in U.S. elections.
DHS Official: Russian Government Penetrated US Voter Systems In 20160:39
February 7, 2018
By Jake Jones

DHS Official: Russian Government Penetrated US Voter Systems In 2016

She said the Russians only penetrated an "exceptionally small number" of systems.
Bannon Reportedly To Skip Testifying Before House Panel:55
February 6, 2018
By Katherine Biek

Bannon Reportedly To Skip Testifying Before House Panel

Multiple news outlets report the House Intelligence Committee and the White House haven't agreed on what questions Bannon can answer.
White House: Rosenstein Will Stay On As Deputy Attorney General0:46
February 2, 2018
By James Packard

White House: Rosenstein Will Stay On As Deputy Attorney General

A White House spokesperson said Friday Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein would continue in his role amid questions about the president's confidence in him.
Democrats Have A Memo, Too; The White House Seems Open To Its Release0:55
February 2, 2018
By James Packard

Democrats Have A Memo, Too; The White House Seems Open To Its Release

The White House might be open to letting a Democratic response go public that counters the GOP FBI memo.
Report: Trump Asked Rod Rosenstein If He Was 'On My Team'1:21
January 31, 2018
By James Packard

Report: Trump Asked Rod Rosenstein If He Was 'On My Team'

CNN reports President Trump asked Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein if he was "on his team" during a meeting in December.
Report: Trump Lawyer Says No Decision On Mueller Interview0:28
January 25, 2018
By James Packard

Report: Trump Lawyer Says No Decision On Mueller Interview

President Trump's lawyer says he'll have the final say on if the president talks to Robert Mueller, according to The Daily Beast.
Trump Says He's Willing To Talk To Mueller Under Oath0:38
January 24, 2018
By James Packard

Trump Says He's Willing To Talk To Mueller Under Oath

The president told reporters Wednesday he would talk to the special counsel in the Russia investigation, even under oath.
Twitter Released An Update On Its Investigation Into The 2016 Election0:53
January 19, 2018
By Casey Mendoza

Twitter Released An Update On Its Investigation Into The 2016 Election

Twitter says it will continue cooperating with congressional investigators.
FBI May Be Investigating A Connection Between Russia And The NRA1:06
January 19, 2018
By Casey Mendoza

FBI May Be Investigating A Connection Between Russia And The NRA

Russian banker Alexander Torshin may have illegally funneled money through the NRA to Trump's presidential campaign.
The Elements Of Obstructing Justice2:15
January 17, 2018
By Chance Seales

The Elements Of Obstructing Justice

It almost always boils down to one thing.
A Judge Says Paul Manafort's Trial May Not Start Until September0:52
January 16, 2018
By Jake Jones

A Judge Says Paul Manafort's Trial May Not Start Until September

Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort remains under house arrest.
Mueller Reportedly Subpoenaed Bannon To Testify Before Grand Jury0:51
January 16, 2018
By Katherine Biek

Mueller Reportedly Subpoenaed Bannon To Testify Before Grand Jury

This is reportedly the first known time someone from Trump's inner circle has been issued a grand jury subpoena in Mueller's investigation.
Congressional Panel To Ask Bannon About Those 'Fire And Fury' Quotes1:05
January 16, 2018
By Katherine Biek

Congressional Panel To Ask Bannon About Those 'Fire And Fury' Quotes

Steve Bannon will reportedly testify privately in front of the House Intelligence Committee Tuesday.
How Dirty Money Gets Cleaned2:22
January 16, 2018
By Chance Seales

How Dirty Money Gets Cleaned

Criminals have to get creative to launder money and avoid calling attention to their income.
Trump's News Conference With Norway's PM Touched On Russia:58
January 10, 2018
By Casey Mendoza

Trump's News Conference With Norway's PM Touched On Russia

Norway's Prime Minister said many countries in Europe have looked into alleged Russian meddling. Trump says the U.S. investigation is a "witch hunt."
Congressional Democrats Warn Of Russian Meddling Across The Globe:43
January 10, 2018
By Lindsey Pulse

Congressional Democrats Warn Of Russian Meddling Across The Globe

Democrats released a 200-page report Wednesday calling out Russian President Vladimir Putin and his regime for its "assault to undermine democracy."
Judge Approves $5 Million Bail Deal For Rick Gates0:44
January 9, 2018
By Casey Mendoza

Judge Approves $5 Million Bail Deal For Rick Gates

Along with co-defendant Paul Manafort, Rick Gates has been under house arrest since October.
GOP Senators Issue Criminal Referral Against 'Trump Dossier' Author1:33
January 5, 2018
By Casey Mendoza

GOP Senators Issue Criminal Referral Against 'Trump Dossier' Author

It's the first known criminal referral in the congressional Russia investigations.
Paul Manafort Is Challenging Robert Mueller's Authority0:59
January 3, 2018
By Casey Mendoza

Paul Manafort Is Challenging Robert Mueller's Authority

On Wednesday, Manafort filed a lawsuit against Mueller, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and the Department of Justice.
Trump Confidant Steve Bannon Avoids Russia Investigations — For Now1:56
December 11, 2017
By Eugene Daniels

Trump Confidant Steve Bannon Avoids Russia Investigations — For Now

Steve Bannon has largely been able to stay under the radar during the Russia investigation.
Mueller Subpoenas Trump's Financial Records From A German Bank0:56
December 5, 2017
By Katherine Biek

Mueller Subpoenas Trump's Financial Records From A German Bank

Special counsel Robert Mueller reportedly subpoenaed Deutsche Bank for financial information on President Donald Trump.
Reports Say Anti-Trump Texts Got An FBI Agent Pulled From Russia Probe1:26
December 3, 2017
By Gabrielle Ware

Reports Say Anti-Trump Texts Got An FBI Agent Pulled From Russia Probe

The news of the agent's reassignment was first reported in August, but details were unclear.
Trump's Lawyer Claims Responsibility For The Tweet About Mike Flynn1:11
December 3, 2017
By Ryan Biek

Trump's Lawyer Claims Responsibility For The Tweet About Mike Flynn

A tweet from the president's account raised questions on whether he'd obstructed justice. But Trump's lawyer says he was the one who wrote the tweet.
Here's How Much The Mueller Investigation Has Reportedly Cost So Far1:09
December 3, 2017
By Lindsey Pulse

Here's How Much The Mueller Investigation Has Reportedly Cost So Far

A new report says the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election has cost millions.
This Trump Tweet Is Raising Questions About Obstruction Of Justice1:20
December 2, 2017
By Lindsey Pulse

This Trump Tweet Is Raising Questions About Obstruction Of Justice

President Trump said he had to fire Mike Flynn because Flynn lied to the vice president and the FBI. But that doesn't match with previous statements.
Jared Kushner Likely Directed Mike Flynn To Contact Russian Officials0:53
December 1, 2017
By Casey Mendoza

Jared Kushner Likely Directed Mike Flynn To Contact Russian Officials

Kushner reportedly met with special counsel Robert Mueller's team last month, and he could be called to interview again.
What Mike Flynn Has To Do As Part Of His Plea Deal0:54
December 1, 2017
By Casey Mendoza, Lindsey Pulse

What Mike Flynn Has To Do As Part Of His Plea Deal

Flynn must turn over any evidence of crimes he's aware of, take part in interviews and testify at relevant court proceedings.
Manafort Agrees To $11.7 Million Bail Deal With Mueller's Team1:03
November 30, 2017
By Casey Mendoza

Manafort Agrees To $11.7 Million Bail Deal With Mueller's Team

Paul Manafort's lawyers say the agreement would let the former Trump campaign adviser "mount his defense of this case."
Kushner's Meeting With Mueller's Team Reportedly Focused On Flynn1:14
November 30, 2017
By Katherine Biek

Kushner's Meeting With Mueller's Team Reportedly Focused On Flynn

Reports say sometime in November, Robert Mueller's team interviewed the president's son-in-law and adviser as part of the team's Russia investigation.
Michael Flynn Breaks Up With Trump's Lawyers1:18
November 24, 2017
By Matt Picht

Michael Flynn Breaks Up With Trump's Lawyers

Lawyers with former national security adviser Michael Flynn reportedly will stop working with the president's legal team on the Mueller investigation.