WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department on Friday denied that it was planning an extradition deal designed to persuade the Turkish president to ease off on a probe over the killing of a journalist in an Istanbul embassy.
WASHINGTON The outgoing chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee is planning to issue subpoenas compelling former FBI Director James Comey and former Attorney General Loretta Lynch to be deposed about their decision-making ahead of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a U.S. House Democratic aide told Reuters on Friday.
WASHINGTON Prosecutors and defence lawyers are in talks potentially to resolve a criminal case accusing gun-rights activist Maria Butina of acting as a Russian agent to infiltrate a pro-gun rights organisation in the United States and influence U.S. foreign policy toward Russia.
WASHINGTON (This November 14 adds "original" to second paragraph to distinguish bill from predecessor; deletes paragraph 3 to remove reference to not including sentencing overhaul; adds detail on new version in paragraph 3.)
WASHINGTON A federal judge on Thursday refused to dismiss criminal charges against a Russian company accused by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller of funding a propaganda operation to sway the 2016 presidential election in Donald Trump’s favour.
WASHINGTON Rick Gates, a former business partner of President Donald Trump's ex-campaign chairman Paul Manafort, is still cooperating with several ongoing investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to a court filing on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON The Justice Department on Wednesday defended the legality of President Donald Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general to replace the ousted Jeff Sessions, rejecting the views of critics that the move ran afoul of the U.S. Constitution and federal law.
WASHINGTON 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, saying the president overstepped his constitutional authority and broke federal law.
WASHINGTON, Nov 13 Maryland became the first
state on Tuesday to ask a federal judge to decide whether or not
Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker was legally
appointed by President Donald Trump, according to a court
WASHINGTON Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will consult with ethics officials about any matters that could require him to recuse himself, the Justice Department said on Monday, after critics called on him to step aside from overseeing a Special Counsel probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election. | Video