Latest Special Counsel investigation into Russia’s interference in 2016 U.S. Elections News

Barr scours Trump-Russia report to see how much to open

Mar. 23, 2019 8:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr scoured special counsel Robert Mueller's confidential report on the Russia investigation with his advisers Saturday, deciding how much Congress and the American public will get to see about the two-year probe into President Donald Trump and Moscow's efforts...

Democrats debate Mueller strategy as findings loom

Mar. 23, 2019 8:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats plotted strategy Saturday as they awaited the conclusions of Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, with senior lawmakers demanding full transparency and preparing for next steps if the results were favorable to President Donald Trump. House Democrats conferenced...

Where the investigations related to President Trump stand

Mar. 23, 2019 5:28 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at where investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him: WHAT'S THIS ALL ABOUT? Special counsel Robert Mueller has submitted his report on whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia and whether the president obstructed the...

A look at some unanswered questions of the Mueller probe

Mar. 23, 2019 4:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller has wrapped up his investigation, but whether the public will get answers to consequential questions about President Donald Trump and Russia remains to be seen. Attorney General William Barr is combing through Mueller's report and will release at least some...

In a plain envelope, a monumental message: Mueller's done

Mar. 23, 2019 1:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The manila envelope in her hand held a single sheet of paper. Wearing a black puffer coat, the woman and her delivery were so unassuming in appearance that she was able to quietly slip past the crowd of reporters gathered in the hallways of the Rayburn House Office Building. Without being...

Cable viewers digest Mueller news through Hannity, Maddow

Mar. 23, 2019 11:32 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For Sean Hannity, the "witch hunt" was finally over. Rachel Maddow considered it the start of something. The diametrically opposed opinion hosts, who vie for the distinction of the most popular in cable news, were the windows through which many Americans digested Friday's news that special...

Beyond Mueller report, Trump faces flurry of legal perils

Mar. 23, 2019 11:09 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump still has to contend with state and federal investigators in New York, even though special counsel Robert Mueller has wrapped up his investigation with no additional indictments. Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are pursuing at least two known criminal inquiries...

AP FACT CHECK: McCain can't respond but his record speaks

Mar. 23, 2019 8:39 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says John McCain failed his fellow veterans, stained public policy and took anti-Trump fake news to the FBI before the 2016 election. McCain can't respond but his record speaks. Trump misrepresented it, on matters stretching from McCain's school days to his funeral,...

The Latest: Mueller passes Russia probe to attorney general

Mar. 22, 2019 10:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Special counsel Robert Mueller has closed his long and contentious Russia investigation with no new charges, ending the probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency but launching...

Mueller concludes Russia-Trump probe with no new indictments

Mar. 22, 2019 10:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller closed his long and contentious Russia investigation with no new charges Friday, ending the probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency but launching a fresh wave of political battles over the still-confidential findings. The report's...