Latest Michael Flynn News

Democrat says Trump counsel recounted 'troubling events'

Jun. 04, 2021 20:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said Friday that a nearly eight-hour interview with former President Donald Trump's top White House lawyer “shed new light on several troubling events" during his presidency, though it was unclear how Democrats would use...

URI weighs revoking honorary degree from ex-Trump adviser

Jun. 01, 2021 17:20 PM EDT

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — The University of Rhode Island is weighing whether to revoke an honorary degree bestowed years ago to Michael Flynn, a university alumnus who briefly served as President Donald Trump’s national security adviser. The Providence Journal...

Company: Ex-Trump lawyer raiding nonprofit for personal use

May. 15, 2021 15:54 PM EDT

Former Trump attorney and self-proclaimed “Kraken releaser” Sidney Powell has told prospective donors that her group, Defending the Republic, is a legal defense fund to protect the integrity of U.S. elections. But the company suing Powell over her baseless claims of...

GOP seeks a candidate that can end its exile in Virginia

May. 07, 2021 16:46 PM EDT

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Few places in the country have moved as quickly toward Democrats as Virginia, where Barack Obama ended his party’s 44-year presidential losing streak just 12 years ago. Republicans have won the governor's mansion just once since then. And in...

Today in History

May. 07, 2021 00:18 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, May 7, the 127th day of 2021. There are 238 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 7, 1945, Germany signed an unconditional surrender at Allied headquarters in Rheims...

GOP candidates for governor make video pitches to delegates

May. 02, 2021 13:48 PM EDT

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Virginia's Republican candidates for governor touted plans to reopen schools and lift pandemic restrictions as they made videotaped pitches to the tens of thousands of party delegates who will choose a nominee at a May 8 convention. Pandemic...

Steep drop in national security surveillance during pandemic

Apr. 30, 2021 18:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of targets of secretive surveillance in national security investigations fell sharply last year in large part because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a government report released Friday. The drop in eavesdropping targets under the...

EXPLAINER: What to know about the Giuliani investigation

Apr. 29, 2021 14:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The long-running federal investigation into Rudy Giuliani's dealings in Ukraine moved back into public view Wednesday when federal agents seized electronic devices from the former mayor's home and office. The search was the latest development in an...

Feds raid Giuliani's home, office, escalating criminal probe

Apr. 28, 2021 21:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal agents raided Rudy Giuliani’s Manhattan home and office Wednesday, seizing computers and cellphones in a major escalation of the Justice Department’s investigation into the business dealings of former President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer. ...

Appeal court reinstates conviction of Flynn business partner

Mar. 18, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday reinstated the conviction of a one-time business partner of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn for acting as an unregistered agent of the Turkish government. A jury in Alexandria convicted Bijan...