Senate must protect Mueller from Barr, President Trump

by Brent Budowsky In his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, attorney general nominee William Barr suggested he would keep secret the final report of special counsel Robert Mueller by refusing to release it… Read More

James Mattis left the Pentagon over Trump’s weird relationship with Putin: Ex-Defense senior official

A former chief of staff for both the CIA and Department of Defense says James Mattis left the Trump administration over the president’s troubling ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Jeremy Bash, who served in… Read More

Revelations about Manafort’s 2016 interactions with Russian associate show special counsel’s intense focus on Russia contacts

New revelations about Paul Manafort’s interactions with a Russian associate while he was leading President Trump’s campaign provide a window into how extensively the special counsel has mapped interactions between Trump associates and Russians in… Read More

William Barr’s confirmation hearing expected to be a battle over Mueller’s future

Two years of simmering tension between the White House, the Justice Department and Congress will culminate in Tuesday’s confirmation hearing of William P. Barr to be the next attorney general, where he is expected to… Read More