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Ex-FBI official Andrew McCabe sues over his firing

Aug. 8, 2019 7:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a frequent target of President Donald Trump's ire, sued the FBI and the Justice Department on Thursday over his firing. The lawsuit, the second this week from an ex-FBI official challenging the circumstances of his termination, says the firing was...

AP FACT CHECK: Mueller's words twisted by Trump and more

Jul. 27, 2019 10:09 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump listened to Robert Mueller testify to Congress this past week, then misrepresented what the former special counsel said. Some partisans on both sides did much the same, whether to defend or condemn the president. Trump seized on Mueller's testimony to claim anew...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely claims Mueller exonerated him

Jul. 24, 2019 6:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump falsely claimed exoneration from Robert Mueller on Wednesday even as the former special counsel told Congress he offered no such vindication. Mueller spoke as few words as possible through the hours of hearings . But much of what he did say was bent by Trump and...

Mueller takes the TV stage; Democrats hope America tunes in

Jul. 23, 2019 9:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are pretty sure America didn't read the Mueller report. On Wednesday, they're hoping the nation will be glued to the TV version. Former Trump-Russia special counsel Robert Mueller's appearance before two House committees promises to be the TV event of the year in the U.S. House,...

House panel authorizes subpoenas tied to Mueller report

Jul. 11, 2019 1:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to authorize subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in special counsel Robert Mueller's report , including President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and former Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The panel also voted to authorize subpoenas for...

House Judiciary will vote on subpoenas for Kushner, Sessions

Jul. 9, 2019 8:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee is moving to authorize subpoenas for several people tied to special counsel Robert Mueller's report, including President Donald Trump's son in law, Jared Kushner, and former Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The resolution coming up for a vote Thursday would...