The state of Maryland launched a court challenge on Tuesday to the legality of President Donald Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting U.S. attorney general.
Whitaker's past defenses of President Trump and his skepticism toward the breadth of the Mueller probe, which resurfaced in the wake of his appointment Wednesday, are now spurring calls for the just-named acting head of the DOJ to recuse himself.
With just a few exceptions, states that voted for Trump in the 2016 presidential election tended to also favor the books that cast him in a friendlier light, and vice versa.
In a statement Monday, Andrew McCabe said he "had no role in providing information of any kind to the media stories about events following Director Comey's firing."
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is being summoned to the White House following reports that he is out at the Department of Justice.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosentein discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump, and also talked about getting members of Trump's cabinet to invoke the Constitution to declare him unfit to remain as president, The New York Times reported.
President Donald Trump paused his plan to declassify and release sections of documents.
In an interview with The Hill, the president said he wasn't happy with Jeff Sessions over "numerous things," including how the Justice Department has handled the border.
CBS Television Studios is near a deal for a miniseries based on fired FBI Director James Comey's bestselling memoir "A Higher Loyalty," according to a report from Deadline Hollywood.
Just months after the publication of James Comey's "A Higher Loyalty," another former FBI official will take on President Donald Trump.
President Donald Trump declassified a trove of documents related to the early days of the FBI's Russia investigation, including a portion of a secret surveillance warrant application and former FBI Director James Comey's text messages.
Trump's decision will result in the release of text messages and documents involving several top Justice Department and FBI officials who Trump has repeatedly attacked over the last year.
Flynn pleaded guilty last December to lying to the FBI about the nature of his conversations with Russia's ambassador to the United States, Sergey Kislyak, after the election but before Trump was sworn in as president.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller is eyeing whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice in the Russia election interference investigation by firing FBI Director James Comey last year, and by criticizing his own attorney general, Jeff Sessions.
U.S. President Donald Trump will not answer federal investigators' questions, in writing or in person, about whether he tried to block the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, his attorney Rudy Giuliani told AP.
Throughout August, the president's attacks on Sessions have escalated, however, the president recently said Sessions will remain in his post until at least the midterm elections in November.
A majority of Americans think Trump interfered in the Russia probe in a way that amounts to obstruction of justice, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll released Friday.
Trump's tweets dovetailed with recent news reports suggesting Trump and his attorneys are adopting a siege mentality amid special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe and Democratic election prospects.
McCain survived nearly six years as a POW, succeeded Barry Goldwater in the Senate and lost a White House bid to Barack Obama.
"I think it's very sad what they've done to Paul Manafort," Trump says as the jury deliberates in the first of two federal criminal trials facing the former Trump campaign boss and lobbyist.