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A look at where the investigations related to Trump stand

Dec. 12, 2018 12:33 AM EST

A look at where the investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him. WHAT'S THIS ALL ABOUT? Trump is facing criminal investigations in Washington and New York. Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia and whether the...

A primer on the ongoing Trump-Russia investigation

Dec. 11, 2018 9:26 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is facing escalating criminal investigations in Washington and New York that are examining not only whether his campaign coordinated with the Kremlin but also whether he illegally bought the silence of two women who say they had sex with him. A look at the nearly...

Comey: FBI probe of Russia initially looked at 4 Americans

Dec. 9, 2018 11:44 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI's counterintelligence investigation into potential ties between the Trump campaign and Russia initially focused on four Americans and whether they were connected to Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, former FBI Director James Comey told lawmakers...

Comey faces off with GOP over Clinton emails, alleged bias

Dec. 7, 2018 9:40 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Director James Comey spoke to House investigators behind closed doors for almost seven hours Friday, begrudgingly answering questions about the Justice Department's decisions during the 2016 presidential election. Comey, who appeared under subpoena, announced after the meeting...

The Latest: White House says court filings show nothing new

Dec. 7, 2018 7:32 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the special counsel's Russia investigation (all times local): 7:20 p.m. The White House says new court filings about President Donald Trump's former lawyer and campaign chairman offer nothing new or damaging about Trump. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says...

The Latest: Comey says lawmakers focused on Clinton emails

Dec. 7, 2018 5:16 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former FBI Director James Comey's closed-door interview by House Republicans (all times local): 5 p.m. Former FBI Director James Comey says he testified again about Hillary Clinton's emails during a closed-door interview Friday with two House committees. Comey says House...

Trump Justice pick likely to be queried on Mueller comments

Dec. 7, 2018 4:20 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday picked former Attorney General William Barr to once again serve as America's top law enforcement official. But while his experience and mainstream background may boost his prospects for confirmation, Democrats are raising alarms about his comments on the...

Former Attorney General William Barr may get old job again

Dec. 7, 2018 12:16 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — William Barr, who served as attorney general under President George H.W. Bush, has emerged as a top contender for that job in President Donald Trump's Cabinet, two people familiar with the president's selection process said Thursday. The appointment of a new attorney general would come at...

Prosecutors recommend no jail time for cooperative Flynn

Dec. 5, 2018 8:34 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former national security adviser provided so much information to the special counsel's Russia investigation that prosecutors say he shouldn't do any prison time, according to a court filing that describes Michael Flynn's cooperation as "substantial." The filing by...

Mueller recommends no prison for Flynn, citing cooperation

Dec. 5, 2018 12:04 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former national security adviser provided so much information to the special counsel's Russia investigation that prosecutors say he shouldn't do any prison time, according to a court filing Tuesday that describes Michael Flynn's cooperation as "substantial." The...