President Trump, in between battling subpoenas and other demands from congressional committees as they ramp up their probes into his administration, on Monday urged top-ranking Democrats to shift their focus to “Crooked Hillary” and the genesis of the “phony” Russia investigation.
Mueller files show Flynn under investigation earlier than thought, as brother alleges effort to ‘trap him’
Michael Flynn was under FBI investigation earlier than previously thought, according to a little-noticed section in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report — and the former national security adviser’s brother told Fox News exclusively this week that the revelation suggested a long-running, high-level effort to “trip him up” and “trap” him.
There is now a huge dispute over which senior government officials pushed the unverified Steele dossier amid efforts to surveil the Trump campaign has broken out into the open again, after it emerged that Attorney General William Barr appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if the FBI and DOJ’s actions were “lawful and appropriate.”
President Trump is about to get some insight into just what House Democrats are hoping to find from financial institutions he has worked with in the past. According to a letter from Trump’s lawyers filed Wednesday evening, leaders of the House Intelligence and Financial Services committees have agreed to turn over parts of the subpoenas they sent to Deutsche Bank and Capitol One.
Wednesday President Trump asserted executive privilege in a bid to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s unredacted report and underlying documents from subpoena by the House Judiciary Committee.
Attorney General William Barr will issue new rules for courts that handle immigration cases, which could have a dramatic effect on the immigration system.