Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi are asking the FBI and DOJ to include more lawmakers in a meeting on the Russia investigation.
A meeting scheduled between GOP lawmakers and DoJ officials will include negotiations over how much sensitive information will be revealed regarding a confidential informant who reportedly spoke to members of the Trump campaign, a source tells CNBC.
The Justice Department's Office of Inspector General is probing whether department officials improperly investigated the Trump campaign.
The senior counsel to a former deputy attorney general says Rod Rosenstein made "a savvy move" in his quick response to Trump's demand.
President Donald Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, said special counsel Robert Mueller recently shared a timetable that suggested that its probe could end by Sept. 1.
Giuliani says Comey's firing, regardless of why Trump did it, would not indicate potential obstruction of justice.
The president has repeatedly called the special counsel's investigation a "witch hunt."
One year ago, Robert Mueller was appointed as special counsel to take over the Justice Department's investigation into possible coordination between Russia and Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.
Giuliani initially believed he would play a limited role on Trump's legal team for a short time, Greenberg Traurig's executive chairman said.
President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort faces two pending indictments from special counsel Robert Mueller, both of which relate to work he did on behalf of a pro-Russia political party in Ukraine.
"He fired him and he said, 'I'm free of this guy,'" Giuliani said of Trump's firing of Comey.
Trump's broadside is the latest to criticize the Justice Department as special counsel Robert Mueller continues a probe into possible collusion by the Trump presidential campaign with Russians.
"They can't even resist leaking their own drafts," Rosenstein joked.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended his decision not to appoint a second special prosecutor to investigate Republicans' concerns about the FBI.
President Trump's lawyer, Michael Cohen, is now the subject of an investigation involving potential financial crimes.
The Post said the attorney general spoke with McGahn last weekend after his deputy, Rosenstein, signed off on the FBI's April 9 raid of Michael Cohen's office and residence.
Trump told Comey that former national security advisor Michael Flynn has "serious judgment issues."
Trump told reporters Wednesday that Rosenstein and Mueller are "still here" despite rumors about the president firing them.
Paul Manafort, Trump's former campaign chairman, will try on Thursday to convince a judge to throw out charges brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
Cohen is asking a judge to bar prosecutors from getting the first look at client files seized from him by the FBI.