Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe was a frequent target of President Donald Trump's attacks.
Andrew McCabe, a critic of President Donald Trump, has been accused of lying about a leak relating to Hillary Clinton.
Lawyers for McCabe, who has not yet been charged in the case, met last month with a top Justice official in what were believed to be talks seeking to dissuade officials from filing criminal charges.
Upon learning about Robert Mueller's appointment, the president said: "Oh my God. This is terrible. This is the end of my Presidency."
Attorney General William Barr will discuss special counsel Robert Mueller's report at a 9:30 a.m. ET press conference on Thursday.
The Republican former governor of New Jersey says he wants to help the president, but he's content to do it from afar.
Rod Rosenstein, the U.S. deputy attorney general who appointed special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate possible ties between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign, is expected to step down by mid March.
U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said that acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will testify on Friday.
The high court has largely avoided taking on high-profile legal disputes since the contentious confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh in October.
President Donald Trump will nominate William Barr as attorney general. Barr, who previously was attorney general under President George H.W. Bush, would succeed Matt Whitaker, who became acting AG after Trump effectively fired Jeff Sessions in November.
Before becoming Jeff Sessions' chief of staff, acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker received more than $1.2 million in salary from a conservative nonprofit that does not reveal its donors, according to financial disclosure forms.
If Whitaker is found to have been improperly appointed, the spillover effect could invalidate any official decisions he made while in his role – including decisions related to Mueller.
The Senate's top Democrat is asking the Justice Department's watchdog to open an investigation into communications between acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker and the White House.
Three Senate Democrats filed a lawsuit Monday arguing that Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's appointment is unconstitutional and asking a federal judge to remove him.
Some market pros see the Mueller investigation for now as a low risk for President Trump and expect the market to rally if he is in the clear when the special counsel releases his report.
U.S. Senate Democrats are considering legal action over President Donald Trump's appointment of a new acting attorney general, congressional sources said on Friday.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is already up and working in her hospital room, a day after breaking three ribs in a fall, her nephew said late on Thursday at the Hollywood premiere of a film about her life.
U.S. progressive groups will stage hundreds of protests nationwide on Thursday to demand that President Donald Trump do nothing to hinder an ongoing investigation into Russian meddling to help him win the 2016 U.S. election.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest out of Washington D.C. as Attorney General Jeff Sessions submits his resignation at the behest of President Trump.
Jim Cramer reveals why the White House remains the best source for stock opportunities.