An Anti-Trump Republican Is Backing Out Of His Contract To Lobby Against New Sanctions On Russia After Scrutiny
“Now, I've got to get back to the barricades,” John Weaver tweeted Thursday. “Apologies for the momentary distraction.”
Republicans Slam Their Own Intelligence Committee Chair Over Trump Jr. Subpoena
The Republican chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, whom Trump once dubbed a “highly respected” senator, is now taking heat from some of the president’s allies.
Rod Rosenstein Has Left The Building
Rosenstein oversaw special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation for a year and a half, outlasting the president’s ire.
The House Judiciary Committee Voted To Hold Bill Barr In Contempt
The full House will now have to vote to hold the attorney general in contempt. The committee’s move comes shortly after President Trump asserted executive privilege to prevent Democrats from obtaining the full report.
This Fake Press Release About Rep. Adam Schiff May Have Originated In Russia
The hoax — which said Schiff had agreed to “financially sponsor” a bill recognizing the Armenian genocide — was picked up by several outlets, including Radio Free Europe.
Maria Butina Was Sentenced To 18 Months In Prison For Conspiring To Act As An Unregistered Russian Agent
Butina pleaded guilty to conspiring to act as an unregistered agent in the United States for the Russian government. She'll get credit for the nine months she's already served.
Inside The Shadow War Fought By Russian Mercenaries
The Wagner Group has ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle but blurs the line between what is and isn’t happening on Moscow’s orders.
Australia Says It's "Ready To Confirm" A Key Meeting That Led To The Investigation Into Trump's Russia Links
Heavily-redacted documents released to BuzzFeed News show Australia's former high commissioner wrote a three-page cable to the United States about his London meeting with a Trump campaign adviser.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says Donald Trump Should Be Investigated And Possibly Impeached For Obstruction
The congresswoman said she will be supporting an impeachment resolution that one of her colleagues introduced earlier this year.
Democrats Want To Interview Ivanka Trump In The Russia Probe
The push by some Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee follows BuzzFeed News’ report on her contact with a former Russian government official who offered to set up a Trump-Putin meeting.
Here’s Everything The Mueller Report Says About How Russian Trolls Used Social Media
The Mueller report clearly describes how Russian trolls reached millions of people on Facebook, were quoted in major newspapers as real Americans, and even organized rallies.
This Article About The Mueller Report Is [Redacted]
Roughly a third of the 448-page Mueller report had at least one redaction on it, including about 12 pages that were entirely blacked out.
Here’s The Mueller Report. Read The Document, Not The Spin.
Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, which was released with redactions, said President Trump didn’t commit a crime of obstruction — but that his report “also does not exonerate him.”
Mueller Said He Would Have Exonerated Trump On Obstruction If The Evidence Supported It, But He Couldn’t
Mueller and his team declined to make a “prosecutorial judgment” about whether Trump committed obstruction. Attorney General Bill Barr later concluded that the evidence didn’t support that.
Russia Asked To Dock A Warship Heading For Venezuela In The Mediterranean. Then Things Got Weird.
Russian diplomats were trying to acquire tear gas canisters and riot gear in Malta. Officials suspect Russia planned to load the equipment onto the warship, BuzzFeed News can reveal.
A Canadian Government Committee Is Investigating Foreign Interference And Espionage
China, Russia, and other countries are running influence and espionage operations in Canada, according to the committee.
Russian Agents Sought Secret US Treasury Records On Clinton Backers During 2016 Campaign
Whistleblowers said the Americans were exchanging messages with unsecure Gmail accounts set up by their Russian counterparts as the US election heated up.
High-Profile Russian Death In Washington Was No Accident — It Was Murder, Officials Say
The US government ruled Mikhail Lesin’s death an accident, but multiple intelligence and law enforcement officials suspect it was a Russian hit. The government is withholding information, so today BuzzFeed News has filed a lawsuit to pry the records loose.
Robert Mueller Found That The Trump Campaign Did Not Conspire With Russia, According To The Attorney General
Attorney General Bill Barr submitted a letter to Congress on Sunday summarizing the special counsel's "principal conclusions." Read it here.
Just So We're Clear, The Russians Have Not Stopped You Signing A Petition To Revoke Article 50
Come on, people.
Robert Mueller Is Done With His Investigation Into The Trump Campaign — And Isn't Recommending More Indictments
Mueller’s report to Attorney General Bill Barr is confidential, at least for now. Barr is expected to advise Congress soon on the "principal conclusions" of Mueller's report.
Here’s Everyone Robert Mueller Charged
Mueller indicted more than three dozen individuals for a variety of crimes during his investigation, including top Trump campaign officials and members of Russian intelligence.
Here’s What Happens When Robert Mueller Is Done
Will Mueller’s report be made public? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Paul Manafort Was Hit With New Criminal Charges Right After His Second Sentencing In Mueller's Probe
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. announced residential mortgage fraud charges against Manafort shortly after the former Trump campaign chair had his second sentencing out of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
Paul Manafort Will Spend Nearly Seven More Years In Prison
Manafort was already sentenced to 47 months — minus time already served — in his case in Virginia. A judge in DC nearly doubled that time at a sentencing on Wednesday.
Paul Manafort Will Serve At Least 38 Months In Prison, But His Legal Fight Isn't Over Yet
Trump's former campaign chair was sentenced on tax and bank fraud charges Thursday, after a jury convicted him last summer. He's due in court next week for a second sentencing in the other case special counsel Robert Mueller brought against him.
Roger Stone Is In Trouble With His Judge Again, This Time Over A Book He Wrote Calling Mueller "Crooked"
The judge in Stone's case ordered his lawyers to explain why they didn't tell her sooner about Stone's book, which includes a new introduction criticizing special counsel Robert Mueller.
Paul Manafort Didn’t Just Ask For Less Prison Time In His Latest Court Filings — He’s Attacking Mueller Too
In a sentencing memo in his Virginia case, Manafort accused the special counsel of “spreading misinformation” about him and using the criminal justice system to place the maximum pressure on him to flip on President Donald Trump.
The House Intelligence Committee Wants To Question The Trump Organization’s Chief Financial Officer Following Cohen’s Testimony
Allen Weisselberg came up multiple times during Michael Cohen’s testimony to the House Oversight Committee this week, leaving lawmakers with questions for the Trump Organization’s chief financial officer.
Roger Stone Says Michael Cohen Is Lying, After Stone Was Ordered Not To Comment On The Mueller Investigation
Cohen said in his prepared remarks that Stone told Trump in a call in July 2016 that Stone had talked to Assange and there would be an email dump damaging to Hillary Clinton's campaign.