5 Things Robert Mueller Said in His Public Statement

Special Counsel Robert Mueller outlined his investigation’s findings in a public statement during a press conference Wednesday. While his statement left viewers with many lingering questions, he did address several matters that have been sources of contention since Attorney General William Barr sent a letter to Congress detailing the principal conclusions of Mueller’s report in […]

Attorney General William Barr Says Mueller Report Will Be Released by ’Mid-April’

Attorney General William Barr told the House and Senate Judiciary Committees Friday that the Department of Justice is “well along” with redactions of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report and will have it ready for release by “mid-April, if not sooner,” CNN reports. The news comes just as Democrats increased pressure for a full release of […]

Mueller Report Apparently More Than 300 Pages

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election is more than 300 pages long, a Department of Justice spokesperson told The New York Times. While this isn’t overly lengthy for an independent investigation (the Justice Department inspector general’s report on the FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of […]

Trump Said the Mueller Investigation Went ‘100% the Way It Should’

President Donald Trump said Monday that he wouldn’t mind if Attorney General William Barr released special counsel Robert Mueller’s whole report, adding that the investigation he long derided as a “witch hunt” went “100% the way it should have been.” “There are a lot of people out there who have done very, very evil things, […]

Mueller Requests Another Delay in Former Trump Campaign Official’s Sentencing

Special counsel Robert Mueller and lawyers for former Trump campaign official Rick Gates requested a delay in Gates’ sentencing Friday, citing cooperation in “several ongoing investigations.” The joint court filing requested 60 more days before the next update on Gates’ status, CNBC reports, their third request for such a delay. Gates was one of the […]

House Votes 420-0 for Public Release of Mueller Report

The House of Representatives wants special counsel Robert Mueller’s report to be made available to them–and the public. Lawmakers today overwhelmingly passed a resolution, 420 to 0, urging the Justice Department to publicly release Mueller’s report on whether there was Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Six committee chairs in the Democratic-controlled House introduced […]

Former Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Sentenced to 47 Months for Bank, Tax Fraud

Paul Manafort, who helped define Washington’s modern lobbying culture and advised four U.S. presidents, was sentenced to less than four years in prison for hiding millions of dollars offshore to support a glittering lifestyle that included six homes, dozens of custom suits and a $15,000 ostrich jacket. Manafort, 69, faced the prospect of spending the […]

Trump Should Worry About the Southern District of New York More Than Mueller, Christie Says

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said the Southern District of New York presents more of a “problem and a threat” to President Donald Trump than special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. While Mueller can only investigate potential collusion with Russia during the 2016 presidential campaign, the SDNY has no limit to the scope of what […]