Author: KATELYN POLANTZ, CNN

Former Trump aide Rick Gates sentenced to 45 days in jail

Rick Gates, one of the most significant former Trump campaign advisers who flipped on President Donald Trump in the Mueller investigation, was sentenced to 45 days in jail and three years probation by a federal judge Tuesday morning.

House says it still needs Mueller grand jury details

The US House told a federal appeals court on Monday that it still needs access to confidential grand jury information from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation for use in the current impeachment proceedings.

DOJ quietly posts opinions about congressional testimony

The Justice Department on Thursday quietly published on its website some never-before-seen internal legal opinions that could help President Donald Trump block congressional requests as he faces impeachment by the US House and a trial in the Senate.

Prosecutors say ex-Trump aide Rick Gates should get probation

Federal prosecutors say former Donald Trump campaign aide Rick Gates should receive probation for his work with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, a major boost for one of the most damaging witnesses against the Trump campaign for Mueller.

How the FBI attempted to verify allegations in the Steele dossier

The Justice Department inspector general's report released Monday paints a more thorough picture than ever before on what the FBI found when it tried to verify information in Christopher Steele's dossier on Donald Trump and Russia -- including attempts to verify the existence of video tapes of "alleged unorthodox sexual activity."

Mueller witness Rick Gates seeks to avoid prison

President Donald Trump's former deputy campaign chairman and top witness in special counsel Robert Mueller's probe Rick Gates has asked for a sentence of just probation after extensive cooperation with prosecutors following a guilty plea to two federal crimes.

Prosecutors want to move Flynn sentencing

Prosecutors from the US attorney's office in Washington and Michael Flynn's lawyers want to suspend Flynn's long-awaited sentencing hearing in December because they won't be fully prepared for it until the Justice Department inspector general's report regarding FBI surveillance as part of its early Russia probe is published.

Federal judge says McGahn must speak to House

A federal judge decided Monday that President Donald Trump's former White House counsel Don McGahn must testify to the House of Representatives in its impeachment probe, marking the first major ruling about House witness testimony during the Trump administration.

Mulvaney attempts to join lawsuit over House subpoena

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney is attempting to join a lawsuit testing House subpoena power, which, if allowed, could effectively derail him from giving testimony in the impeachment inquiry until a federal court decides the case.

Mueller interview notes show Trump's push for stolen emails

President Donald Trump and other top 2016 Trump campaign officials repeatedly privately discussed how the campaign could get access to stolen Democratic emails WikiLeaks had in 2016, according to newly released interview notes from Robert Mueller's special counsel investiga