WASHINGTON Federal law enforcement agencies that keep Americans safe are starting to feel the strain of the U.S. government shutdown, in its 21st day, with agents working for no pay and investigations delayed, law enforcement officials said.
WASHINGTON, Jan 10 William Barr, nominated by
President Donald Trump to become U.S. attorney general, plans to
recuse himself from a major antitrust case, according to people
who spoke with him on Thursday, as he navigates possible
conflicts of interest presented by about $37 million in assets
he amassed as a private-sector lawyer.
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen said on Thursday he had agreed to testify publicly before a congressional panel on Feb. 7, as U.S. House of Representatives Democrats began kicking off numerous investigations of Trump, his business interests and his administration. | Video
Senior Democratic lawmakers called on Wednesday for further investigation into a revelation that in 2016 Donald Trump's then-presidential election campaign chairman gave polling data to a man U.S. prosecutors have linked to Russian intelligence.
WASHINGTON The new Democratic majority in the U.S. House of Representatives is quietly planning behind the scenes for a series of investigations of Republican President Donald Trump, but no immediate flurry of subpoenas materialized as some Democrats had hoped.
WASHINGTON, Jan 4 The new Democratic majority in
the U.S. House of Representatives is quietly planning behind the
scenes for a series of investigations of Republican President
Donald Trump, but no immediate flurry of subpoenas materialized
as some Democrats had hoped.
(Corrects paragraph 5 to show Barr changed response after being queried by a senator)
WASHINGTON Foreign powers, including Russia, China and Iran, sought to influence voters in the U.S. 2018 mid-term elections, but there is no evidence of any penetration into U.S. voting systems, the top U.S. intelligence official said on Friday.
WASHINGTON Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has decided not to recuse himself from overseeing the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, disregarding advice from his own ethics officials, a high-ranking Justice Department official said on Thursday. | Video
WASHINGTON Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will not recuse himself from overseeing the investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election despite being advised by Justice Department ethics experts to do so, a department source said on Thursday.