The US Justice Department has announced new charges against a Libyan bombmaker in the 1988 explosion of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, an attack that killed 259 people in the air and 11 on the ground.
US President Donald Trump said he was concerned about corruption in Ukraine when he withheld aid last year. But his interference in Justice Department matters post-impeachment are eroding US institutional norms — and playing into Russian President Vladimir Putin's hand.
Attorney General William Barr has announced new lawsuits this week against California, New Jersey and King County in Washington. All three places have sought to offer immigrants some protection against what they view as overzealous federal immigration enforcement.
Attorney General William Barr reportedly wants the help of Australia, Italy and the United Kingdom in reviewing how the CIA and the FBI went about investigating Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election. That's unusual and 'disturbing,' says a former Department of Justice official.
Robert Mueller testified before US Congress on Wednesday. Democratic lawmakers tried to try to pin down the former special counsel on a crucial question: did he intend for them to carry on where he left off in his investigation of President Donald Trump and the Russians?
Mueller’s team focused on evidence of criminal conspiracy, not collusion. The report indicates “numerous links” between the Trump campaign and Russia that may still look like collusion to a layperson.
US Attorney General William Barr told lawmakers on Tuesday that he intends to release within a week the long-awaited report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election from Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
Official Russian response to the Mueller findings has been scornful. Today, most Russian media outlets are holding up the Mueller story as just another example of American dysfunction.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller turned in his much-awaited report on the investigation into Russia's involvement in the 2016 US election. The report is not yet public.
Deputy US Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who has overseen the Russian election meddling probe, is preparing to leave the US Department of Justice.