Investigating Russian Meddling
Multiple investigations are trying to uncover the extent of Russian intervention in the 2016 election.
Rick Gates Reportedly Plans To Plead Guilty Within The Next WeekBy Katherine Biek | February 19, 2018
The Los Angeles Times reports the former Trump campaign aide will plead guilty to fraud-related charges "within the next few days."
Here's What Mueller Charged Those 13 Russians With In His IndictmentBy Jake Jones | February 16, 2018
The charges include conspiracy to defraud the U.S., conspiracy to commit bank and wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft.
US Intelligence Chief Thinks Russia Might Target The 2018 MidtermsBy Lindsey Pulse | February 13, 2018
National Intelligence Director Dan Coats expects Russia to continue its efforts to interfere in U.S. elections.
DHS Official: Russian Government Penetrated US Voter Systems In 2016By Jake Jones | February 7, 2018
She said the Russians only penetrated an "exceptionally small number" of systems.
Bannon Reportedly To Skip Testifying Before House PanelBy Katherine Biek | February 6, 2018
Multiple news outlets report the House Intelligence Committee and the White House haven't agreed on what questions Bannon can answer.
White House: Rosenstein Will Stay On As Deputy Attorney GeneralBy James Packard | February 2, 2018
A White House spokesperson said Friday Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein would continue in his role amid questions about the president's confidence in him.
Democrats Have A Memo, Too; The White House Seems Open To Its ReleaseBy James Packard | February 2, 2018
The White House might be open to letting a Democratic response go public that counters the GOP FBI memo.
Report: Trump Asked Rod Rosenstein If He Was 'On My Team'By James Packard | January 31, 2018
CNN reports President Trump asked Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein if he was "on his team" during a meeting in December.
Report: Trump Lawyer Says No Decision On Mueller InterviewBy James Packard | January 25, 2018
President Trump's lawyer says he'll have the final say on if the president talks to Robert Mueller, according to The Daily Beast.
Trump Says He's Willing To Talk To Mueller Under OathBy James Packard | January 24, 2018
The president told reporters Wednesday he would talk to the special counsel in the Russia investigation, even under oath.
Twitter Released An Update On Its Investigation Into The 2016 ElectionBy Casey Mendoza | January 19, 2018
Twitter says it will continue cooperating with congressional investigators.
FBI May Be Investigating A Connection Between Russia And The NRABy Casey Mendoza | January 19, 2018
Russian banker Alexander Torshin may have illegally funneled money through the NRA to Trump's presidential campaign.
The Elements Of Obstructing JusticeBy Chance Seales | January 17, 2018
It almost always boils down to one thing.
A Judge Says Paul Manafort's Trial May Not Start Until SeptemberBy Jake Jones | January 16, 2018
Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort remains under house arrest.
Mueller Reportedly Subpoenaed Bannon To Testify Before Grand JuryBy Katherine Biek | January 16, 2018
This is reportedly the first known time someone from Trump's inner circle has been issued a grand jury subpoena in Mueller's investigation.
Congressional Panel To Ask Bannon About Those 'Fire And Fury' QuotesBy Katherine Biek | January 16, 2018
Steve Bannon will reportedly testify privately in front of the House Intelligence Committee Tuesday.
How Dirty Money Gets CleanedBy Chance Seales | January 16, 2018
Criminals have to get creative to launder money and avoid calling attention to their income.
Trump's News Conference With Norway's PM Touched On RussiaBy Casey Mendoza | January 10, 2018
Norway's Prime Minister said many countries in Europe have looked into alleged Russian meddling. Trump says the U.S. investigation is a "witch hunt."
Congressional Democrats Warn Of Russian Meddling Across The GlobeBy Lindsey Pulse | January 10, 2018
Democrats released a 200-page report Wednesday calling out Russian President Vladimir Putin and his regime for its "assault to undermine democracy."
Judge Approves $5 Million Bail Deal For Rick GatesBy Casey Mendoza | January 9, 2018
Along with co-defendant Paul Manafort, Rick Gates has been under house arrest since October.
GOP Senators Issue Criminal Referral Against 'Trump Dossier' AuthorBy Casey Mendoza | January 5, 2018
It's the first known criminal referral in the congressional Russia investigations.
Paul Manafort Is Challenging Robert Mueller's AuthorityBy Casey Mendoza | January 3, 2018
On Wednesday, Manafort filed a lawsuit against Mueller, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and the Department of Justice.
Trump Confidant Steve Bannon Avoids Russia Investigations — For NowBy Eugene Daniels | December 11, 2017
Steve Bannon has largely been able to stay under the radar during the Russia investigation.
Mueller Subpoenas Trump's Financial Records From A German BankBy Katherine Biek | December 5, 2017
Special counsel Robert Mueller reportedly subpoenaed Deutsche Bank for financial information on President Donald Trump.
Reports Say Anti-Trump Texts Got An FBI Agent Pulled From Russia ProbeBy Gabrielle Ware | December 3, 2017
The news of the agent's reassignment was first reported in August, but details were unclear.
Trump's Lawyer Claims Responsibility For The Tweet About Mike FlynnBy Ryan Biek | December 3, 2017
A tweet from the president's account raised questions on whether he'd obstructed justice. But Trump's lawyer says he was the one who wrote the tweet.
Here's How Much The Mueller Investigation Has Reportedly Cost So FarBy Lindsey Pulse | December 3, 2017
A new report says the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election has cost millions.
This Trump Tweet Is Raising Questions About Obstruction Of JusticeBy Lindsey Pulse | December 2, 2017
President Trump said he had to fire Mike Flynn because Flynn lied to the vice president and the FBI. But that doesn't match with previous statements.
Jared Kushner Likely Directed Mike Flynn To Contact Russian OfficialsBy Casey Mendoza | December 1, 2017
Kushner reportedly met with special counsel Robert Mueller's team last month, and he could be called to interview again.
What Mike Flynn Has To Do As Part Of His Plea DealBy Casey Mendoza, Lindsey Pulse | December 1, 2017
Flynn must turn over any evidence of crimes he's aware of, take part in interviews and testify at relevant court proceedings.
Manafort Agrees To $11.7 Million Bail Deal With Mueller's TeamBy Casey Mendoza | November 30, 2017
Paul Manafort's lawyers say the agreement would let the former Trump campaign adviser "mount his defense of this case."
Kushner's Meeting With Mueller's Team Reportedly Focused On FlynnBy Katherine Biek | November 30, 2017
Reports say sometime in November, Robert Mueller's team interviewed the president's son-in-law and adviser as part of the team's Russia investigation.
Michael Flynn Breaks Up With Trump's LawyersBy Matt Picht | November 24, 2017
Lawyers with former national security adviser Michael Flynn reportedly will stop working with the president's legal team on the Mueller investigation.
Facebook Will Soon Show You If You Fell For Any Russia-Linked PagesBy Jake Jones | November 22, 2017
Facebook said it will launch a portal allowing users to see which pages or accounts linked to Russia they interacted with.
Robert Mueller's Team Has Requested Documents From The DOJBy Gabrielle Ware | November 20, 2017
Investigators reportedly asked the Justice Department for documents related to James Comey and Jeff Sessions.
Senators Say Kushner Isn't Being Forthcoming In Their Russia ProbeBy Katherine Biek | November 17, 2017
The Senate Judiciary Committee says Jared Kushner hasn't provided all the requested documents about Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Trump Says He Believes Putin When He Says He Didn't Meddle In ElectionBy Lindsey Pulse | November 11, 2017
President Donald Trump says he asked Vladimir Putin about Russian interference in the 2016 president election while in Vietnam.
Michael Flynn Reportedly Investigated For Ties To Abduction PlotBy Matt Picht | November 10, 2017
Former national security adviser Michael Flynn allegedly plotted to abduct a Turkish cleric, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
Russian News Outlet RT America Will Register As A Foreign AgentBy Lindsey Pulse | November 10, 2017
The U.S. Justice Department reportedly gave RT America until Nov. 13 to register, or it could face consequences.
3 House Republicans Call Mueller Compromised, Demand ResignationBy Ethan Weston | November 3, 2017
Reps. Gaetz, Biggs and Gohmert think Mueller can't fairly conduct his Russia investigation because of events that happened while he was FBI director.
Here's What Kind Of Content Russian Interests Paid To Run On FacebookBy Jake Jones | November 1, 2017
Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee released a sample of the ads on their website.
New Details Show How Russia Used Social Media To Divide AmericansBy Liz Wahl | November 1, 2017
More than 120 million Facebook users saw posts created and promoted by Russian-backed accounts.
For Civil Rights Groups, Facebook's Problems Go Beyond RussiaBy Eugene Daniels | October 31, 2017
Nineteen groups teamed up to send a letter to the social media giant, demanding change.
Charges Detail How Paul Manafort Laundered Millions Of DollarsBy Liz Wahl | October 31, 2017
Trump's former campaign chairman is accused of hiding work he did for Ukraine's ousted pro-Russian president.
126 Million People May Have Seen Russian-Linked Content On FacebookBy Lindsey Pulse | October 31, 2017
Facebook, Twitter and Google are set to testify at a Senate subcommittee hearing to help find solutions to Russian disinformation.
Tony Podesta Leaves Lobbying Firm As Mueller Probe Heats UpBy Matt Picht | October 30, 2017
The Podesta Group is reportedly facing scrutiny from special counsel Robert Mueller over its lobbying activities.
Here Are Lawmakers' Early Reactions To The Manafort, Gates IndictmentsBy Ryan Biek | October 30, 2017
Capitol Hill seemed relatively quiet in its immediate response to Paul Manafort and Rick Gates turning themselves in to the FBI.
Paul Manafort Turns Himself In To The FBIBy Ryan Biek | October 30, 2017
Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, has been a key figure in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
The First Charges In Mueller's Russia Probe Are Reportedly FiledBy Lindsey Pulse | October 28, 2017
CNN reports anyone charged could be taken into custody as soon as Monday.
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