russia investigation

Justice Dept. IG reassures witnesses they can rebut Russia report

A forthcoming Justice Department inspector general's report into the FBI's handling of the Russia probe is already drawing criticism, weeks before its expected completion, amid concerns that witnesses wouldn't be given sufficient time to review the document before its release.

White House rejects Democrats' documents request

The White House flatly rejected the House Judiciary Committee's request for documents in its sweeping investigation into possible obstruction of justice, the latest escalation of tension in the battle between President Donald Trump's administration and the Democratic House conducting oversight of the Executive Branch.

DOJ not sending Mueller report to Congress today

Attorney General William Barr is not sending the "principal conclusions" of special counsel Robert Mueller's report to lawmakers Saturday, multiple congressional sources and a Justice Department official told CNN.

White House expects to see Mueller findings before they go to Congress

White House lawyers expect to have an opportunity to review whatever version of Robert Mueller's report Attorney General Bill Barr submits to Congress before it reaches lawmakers and the public, multiple sources familiar with the matter said, setting up a potential political battle over the hotly anticipated document.

Harris calls for Mueller report to be made public

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris said that she wants special counsel Robert Mueller's forthcoming report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election to be made public and that "we be as transparent as possible."

Sanders: White House isn't focused on Mueller

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Friday that the White House isn't focused on bracing for the conclusion of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, despite reporting which suggests Attorney General Bill Barr is preparing to announce the completion of the investigation as early as next week.

Justice Department preparing for Mueller report as early as next week

Attorney General Bill Barr is preparing to announce as early as next week the completion of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, with plans for Barr to submit to Congress soon after a summary of Mueller's confidential report, according to people familiar with the plans.

McCabe: Trump probe opened to preserve Russia investigations

Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe says Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein raised high-level discussions at the Justice Department about recruiting Cabinet members to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office in the aftermath of former FBI Director James Comey's firing.