Opinion

Opinion

I can scent Donald Trump’s concern from right here. His panic. His nervousness. And but, I don’t have a full image of what’s inflicting it. The solely individuals who know what has been found within the Russian election meddling probe are Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his crew, and so they aren’t speaking. But President […]

Shifting Strategy, Trump’s Lawyers Set New Conditions for Mueller Interview

Shifting Strategy, Trump’s Lawyers Set New Conditions for Mueller Interview

But in April, Mr. Trump concluded that Mr. Mueller and Justice Department officers had been decided to seek out wrongdoing after federal investigators in New York, appearing on a referral from the particular counsel, raided the workplace, lodge room and residential of Mr. Trump’s longtime private lawyer Michael D. Cohen. After the raid, Mr. Trump […]

Ex-Aide to Roger Stone Is Subpoenaed in Russia Investigation

Ex-Aide to Roger Stone Is Subpoenaed in Russia Investigation

A former aide to Roger J. Stone Jr., the longtime Trump adviser and self-described “dirty trickster,” was subpoenaed to look earlier than the grand jury listening to proof within the Russia investigation and handy over paperwork, and his lawyer mentioned he deliberate to maneuver on Thursday to quash it in court docket. The aide, Andrew […]

Trump Calls Justice Dept. Report ‘Total Disaster’ for Fired F.B.I. Director

Trump, Riding a North Korea High, Unloads on the F.B.I., Comey and Obama

“I’m not happy about certain things, I’ll be honest,” Mr. Trump stated. “I’m not happy about certain things, but he’s done a fantastic job running the E.P.A., which is very overriding.” Mr. Trump additionally returned to different frequent matters. He mocked National Football League gamers for protesting racism when they’re “making $15 million a year.” […]

Judge Orders Manafort Jailed Before Trial, Citing New Obstruction Charges

Judge Orders Manafort Jailed Before Trial, Citing New Obstruction Charges

WASHINGTON — A federal decide revoked Paul Manafort’s bail and despatched him to jail on Friday to await trial, citing new charges that Mr. Manafort had tried to influence the testimony of two of the federal government’s witnesses after he had been granted bail. Mr. Manafort, President Trump’s former marketing campaign chairman, had been allowed […]

Report Gives Trump an Opening, but Undercuts His Narrative

Report Gives Trump an Opening, however Undercuts His Narrative

WASHINGTON — The report that had much of Washington buzzing on Thursday required 500 pages to stipulate its findings, however to President Trump, three phrases mattered most — “we’ll stop it.” Those have been the phrases senior F.B.I. agent texted in August 2016 to a colleague who was apprehensive that Mr. Trump would win the […]

Opinion

Opinion

Within hours after the Department of Justice launched a long-awaited report of the investigation into former F.B.I. Director James Comey’s dealing with of the Clinton electronic mail investigation, President Trump’s aides and allies have been already utilizing it to name into query a distinct case completely: Robert Mueller’s investigation into attainable hyperlinks between the Trump […]

Opinion

Opinion

The new report from the Justice Department’s watchdog covers a whole lot of floor. It runs greater than 500 pages and evaluates investigations that contact each President Trump and Hillary Clinton. As a end result, among the preliminary information protection — which has to cram the entire massive findings into a number of paragraphs — […]

Comey Often Thought He Knew Best. That May Have Hurt the F.B.I.

Comey Often Thought He Knew Best. That May Have Hurt the F.B.I.

WASHINGTON — As deputy legal professional normal through the George W. Bush administration, James B. Comey clashed repeatedly with the White House over its interrogation and warrantless wiretapping packages, incomes a popularity of combating for his view of what was proper regardless of whom he angered. That similar impulse — that he knew finest, regardless […]