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Flake vows to oppose judges unless Mueller bill gets a vote

Nov. 14, 2018 6:13 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Jeff Flake said Wednesday that he won't vote to confirm judicial nominees unless GOP leaders hold a vote on legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired. Flake of Arizona and Democratic Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware went to the Senate floor on...

Mueller isn't done with former Trump campaign aide Gates

Nov. 14, 2018 5:21 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller isn't done with former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates. That's according to a new court filing from the special counsel's team. Prosecutors say they're not ready for Gates to be sentenced because he is continuing to cooperate with "several ongoing investigations." And...

Today in History

Oct. 30, 2018 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Oct. 30, the 303rd day of 2018. There are 62 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 30, 1735 (New Style calendar), the second president of the United States, John Adams, was born in Braintree, Massachusetts. On this date: In 1912, Vice President James S....

Russia probe revival expected if Democrats win House

Oct. 22, 2018 5:17 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are expected to reopen the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election if they win the majority in November. But they would have to be selective in what they investigate. California Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House intelligence panel, has...

Democrats eye revival of Russia probe if they win House

Oct. 21, 2018 7:09 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are expected to re-open the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election if they win the majority in November. But they would have to be selective in what they investigate. California Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House intelligence panel, has...

Treasury employee charged in leak linked to Mueller's probe

Oct. 17, 2018 5:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Treasury Department employee was accused Wednesday of leaking confidential banking reports of suspects charged in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, and an unidentified high-ranking colleague was cited in court papers as a co-conspirator but was not charged. Natalie...

The Latest: Treasury adviser appears in court on leak charge

Oct. 17, 2018 5:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a Treasury Department employee charged with leaking confidential reports to a journalist (all times local): 5:35 p.m. A Treasury Department employee charged with leaking confidential banking reports of suspects in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation has appeared...

Bucking Mueller deal, judge to set Manafort sentencing date

Oct. 11, 2018 3:28 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The judge in one of Paul Manafort's criminal cases threw a wrench Thursday into special counsel Robert Mueller's plans for the former Trump campaign chairman's cooperation. U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III said in a new order that Manafort's plea deal cut last month set a timeline that...

The Latest: Ex-Trump campaign aide wants off GPS monitoring

Oct. 11, 2018 1:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on developments in the special counsel's Russia investigation (all times local): 1:20 p.m. A former Donald Trump campaign aide cooperating with the special counsel's Russia investigation is asking a federal judge to let him off GPS monitoring while he's awaiting sentencing. A...

Unsealed emails reveal tiff over ex-Trump aide Gates

Oct. 9, 2018 5:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly unsealed emails are shedding more light on behind-the-scenes discussions that led lawyers for former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates to withdraw from his case. The emails, between prosecutors and an attorney for Gates, were made public by a judge Tuesday after The Associated Press...