Latest Obstruction of justice News

2 arrested in fatal shooting of Terre Haute high school girl

Jun. 13, 2021 15:40 PM EDT

CARLISLE, Ind. (AP) — State police said over the weekend that two men have been arrested in a recent shooting that killed a 15-year-old high school girl in a small town in western Indiana. The fatal shooting of Mezmariah L. Wilson, of Shelburn, occurred around midnight...

Neo-Nazi group members linked to attack plot plead guilty

Jun. 10, 2021 17:24 PM EDT

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Two neo-Nazi group members whose talk of planning an attack at a Virginia gun rights rally was secretly recorded by the FBI pleaded guilty on Thursday to gun charges. Former Canadian Armed Forces reservist Patrik Jordan Mathews, U.S. Army veteran...

McGahn: Effort to get Mueller fired was 'point of no return'

Jun. 09, 2021 19:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House counsel Don McGahn told lawmakers in a closed-door interview last week that he regarded President Donald Trump's effort to have special counsel Robert Mueller fired as “a point of no return" for the administration if carried out. ...

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...

A look at Ohioans facing charges in the US Capitol siege

May. 27, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More than 400 supporters of former President Donald Trump have been charged in the storming of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, including members of far-right extremist groups. At least 24 of those cases, including one announced Thursday, involve Ohio residents identified...

Israel plans to indict powerful ultra-Orthodox politician

May. 27, 2021 14:42 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's attorney general plans to indict a powerful ultra-Orthodox politician on charges of obstruction of justice in connection with the long-delayed extradition of a former teacher accused of sexually abusing her students in Australia. Yaakov...

Madigan's ex-chief of staff indicted for lying to grand jury

May. 26, 2021 21:13 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The longtime chief of staff to former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan was indicted Wednesday for lying under oath to a federal grand jury investigating a bribery scheme involving Madigan and the state's largest electic utility, ComEd. Timothy...

North Carolina parents accused of shooting 2-year-old son

May. 26, 2021 14:28 PM EDT

SHELBY, N.C. (AP) — Parents who said their 2-year-old son was the victim of a drive-by shooting have been arrested after detectives determined that they were responsible for the shooting, a North Carolina sheriff's office said Wednesday. The shooting occurred at a...

Justice Dept. appeals judge's order on Russia probe memo

May. 25, 2021 15:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is appealing a judge's order directing it to release in its entirety a legal memo on whether President Donald Trump had obstructed justice during the Russia investigation. But it also made public a brief portion of the document showing that senior...

Former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman regains law license

May. 24, 2021 18:51 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman has regained his state law license, years after being released from federal prison in a government corruption case. The Alabama Bar Association on Monday confirmed that Siegelman's license was restored in...