The redacted report by the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, has been released. He investigated Russian election interference, any ties to the Trump campaign and possible presidential obstruction of justice.
The highly anticipated report will tell us a lot about Russia’s 2016 election interference, any contacts between Moscow and the Trump campaign and possible presidential obstruction.
Attorney General William Barr issued an order on Tuesday that could keep thousands of migrants in jail indefinitely while they wait for a resolution of their asylum request.
Members of the party establishment who oppose Bernie Sanders have had discussions about how to handle his candidacy, while others warn of a schism within the party.
President Trump’s unpredictable style has brought foreign countries to the negotiating table. But will it result in the United States leaving with more?
The president hopes to resurrect a major theme of his 2016 campaign for his re-election bid in 2020. This time, he has picked a specific target.
The president’s removal of Department of Homeland Security officials was the culmination of months of clashes over policies many say were legally dubious, unethical or impractical.
The president’s plan of attack is to act as if the report itself is extraneous to his attorney general’s brief letter, aides said.
The conversation with Kevin McAleenan was another instance of the president trying to undo a decision and to stretch the boundaries of his power, even when told there were legal issues at stake.
The conversation with Kevin McAleenan took place after Kirstjen Nielsen, then the homeland security secretary, refused to close the border, saying it would be illegal.
As American spies worked to collect intelligence on Julian Assange, Justice Department prosecutors took steps that resulted in secret charges.
Gregory B. Craig would become the first top Democrat to be charged in a case developed by the special counsel.
President Trump said Democrats would pay a price for their position on the issue. Julián Castro, the only Latino in the Democratic presidential field, fired back.
In an appearance in San Antonio, Mr. Trump said that immigration would be a tremendous issue for him and other Republicans in the 2020 campaign.
Amid the wait for the Mueller report, the attorney general goes before lawmakers, as does the nominee to succeed Rod Rosenstein as his deputy.
The Treasury secretary, who is testifying before House lawmakers on Tuesday, said it would be “premature” to comment on how Treasury would respond to the request.
The attorney general insisted his goal is to be as transparent as possible but that he has to review the special counsel’s report to black out sensitive information.
President Trump has given Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the political cover to embrace a position that critics say would all but extinguish the dream of a viable Palestinian state.
As the president expressed frustration with his own administration, the top echelon of the department managing border security and other matters was being hollowed out.