Latest Robert Mueller News

Mueller: Manafort 'brazenly violated the law' for years

Feb. 23, 2019 7:12 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort committed crimes that cut to "the heart of the criminal justice system" and over the years deceived everyone from bookkeepers and banks to federal prosecutors and his own lawyers, according to a sentencing memo filed Saturday by special counsel...

Mueller still seeking secrecy in Manafort investigation

Feb. 23, 2019 1:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller is still seeking to keep secret details about his investigation into former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, according to a judge's ruling Saturday. Mueller's team has filed its recommendation for Manafort's punishment in one of his two criminal cases,...

The Latest: Mueller sentencing memo in Manafort case pending

Feb. 23, 2019 6:22 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the special counsel's Russia investigation (all times local): 12:30 a.m. Special counsel Robert Mueller's sentencing memorandum for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was not publicly available late Friday, suggesting the document may still be under seal. Mueller's...

Where the investigations related to President Trump stand

Feb. 23, 2019 12:41 AM EST

Where the investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him: WHAT'S THIS ALL ABOUT? Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia and whether the president obstructed the investigation. Trump also plays a central role in a...

AP source: Mueller report not expected next week

Feb. 22, 2019 11:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation is not expected to be delivered to the Justice Department next week, a senior department official told The Associated Press on Friday. The official could not discuss the matter publicly and spoke to the AP on condition of...

Reports: NYC prosecutors preparing case against Manafort

Feb. 22, 2019 6:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors in New York City are building a potential criminal case against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, as he awaits sentencing on federal conspiracy and fraud convictions, according to reports published Friday. If the Manhattan district attorney's...

The Latest: NYC prosecutors reportedly eyeing Manafort case

Feb. 22, 2019 5:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the investigations involving President Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort (all times local): 4:54 p.m. Published reports say prosecutors in New York City are building a potential criminal case against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman. Paul...

Mueller report looming, new attorney general in hot seat

Feb. 22, 2019 4:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — William Barr has been attorney general for just one week but is on the cusp of staring down what will almost certainly be the most consequential decision of his long career: how much of the special counsel's findings to make public. The position catapults him from Justice Department...

Trump to let AG decide what to release from Mueller report

Feb. 22, 2019 11:20 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump will let his new attorney general decide whether to release the findings of the special counsel's Russia investigation to the public. White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said Trump was "following the proper process" by putting the decision to...

Lawyer: Ex-FBI official McCabe still facing investigation

Feb. 22, 2019 12:06 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A criminal investigation into whether former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe made false statements during an internal probe into a news media disclosure remains open, his attorney said Thursday. "We've had dealings with the U.S. attorney's office" in Washington that has been handling...