WASHINGTON — William P. Barr, President Trump’s nominee for attorney general, assured senators at his confirmation hearing on Tuesday that he would permit the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, to
WASHINGTON — William P. Barr, President Trump’s nominee for attorney general, assured senators at his confirmation hearing on Tuesday that he will permit the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, to
WASHINGTON — In the days after President Trump fired James B. Comey as F.B.I. director, law enforcement officials became so concerned by the president’s behavior that they began investigating whether had
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who has been a target of criticism by President Donald Trump over his appointment of Robert Mueller to lead the investigation into Russian interference in the election,
WASHINGTON — Rod J. Rosenstein, a lifelong Republican with a tough-on-crime record, was eager to put his stamp on the Justice Department when he was sworn in as the deputy attorney general in the early
WASHINGTON — Matthew G. Whitaker, the acting attorney general, has decided not to recuse himself from the Russia investigation, despite being advised otherwise by a career ethics official, according to
President Trump compared the prosecutions of Robert S. Mueller III to those in the McCarthy era on Wednesday, continuing his relentless attacks on the special counsel investigating possible coordination
President Trump tweeted that Attorney General Jeff Sessions would be replaced on an acting basis by Matthew G. Whitaker, giving new oversight to the special counsel investigation into Russian interference
Top Dems demand Whitaker recusal, sound alarm after Sessions' resignation: 'This is a break-the-glass moment'
Top Democrats, including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and the ranking members on the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees, sounded the alarm after Attorney General Jeff Sessions' abrupt
UP: Former vice president Joe Biden’s fiery attacks on President Trump DOWN: Republicans boasting that Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh is their secret midterm weapon UP: Buzz over Michael Bloomberg running
This post was originally published in October and has been updated with Whitaker’s installment. Matthew Whitaker has been appointed acting attorney General after Jeff Sessions resigned Wednesday at President
Bruce Fein argued in his Sept. 30 letter, “To hold Mr. Trump accountable, Mr. Rosenstein should resign,” that, just as Attorney General Elliot Richardson and Deputy Attorney General William Ruckelshaus
Regarding Laurence H. Tribe’s and Norman L. Eisen’s Sept. 26 Wednesday Opinion essay, “Why Rosenstein should not resign”: History is against Mr. Tribe and Mr. Eisen’s exhortation to Deputy Attorney General
House Republicans plan to privately question the deputy attorney general, Rod J. Rosenstein, about discussions last year where he suggested secretly taping President Trump to expose a chaotic White House
Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein’s fateful meeting with President Trump over the future of his job will be pushed to next week, the White House announced Thursday. In a statement around 12:30
WASHINGTON — White House officials said on Thursday that President Trump and Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein will meet next week to discuss Mr. Rosenstein’s future at the Justice Department.
President Trump sought Wednesday to defuse the confusion surrounding the future of his deputy attorney general, saying he would prefer to keep Rod J. Rosenstein in the job and might even delay a scheduled
To the Editor: Re “Blur of Activity Resolves Little for Rosenstein” (front page, Sept. 25): What a surprise to read that a White House spokeswoman confirmed “an extended conversation” between President
FOR A nerve-wracking hour or so Monday morning, reports circulated that Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein had resigned in anticipation that President Trump would fire him. It turned out that Mr.
The Post reports: As breathless reports circulated Monday morning, questions concerning the potential departure of Rosenstein vastly outnumbered the facts anyone could report with certainty. That did stop