Special Counsel investigation into Russia’s interference in 2016 U.S. Elections

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, is sworn in to testify before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 27, 2019 - 10:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a damning depiction of Donald Trump, the president's former lawyer on Wednesday cast him as a racist and a con man who used his inner circle to cover up politically damaging allegations about sex, and who lied throughout the 2016 election campaign about his business interests...
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, becomes emotional as he finishes a day of testimony to the House Oversight and Reform Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 27, 2019 - 8:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, is casting the president as a racist and a con man who used his inner circle to cover up politically damaging allegations about sex...
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, speaks with the media as he departs after testifying before a closed door hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
February 26, 2019 - 7:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, said Tuesday that the American people can decide "exactly who is telling the truth" when he testifies Wednesday to the House Oversight and Reform committee, setting the stage for a blockbuster public hearing that...
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, back center, leaves after a closed door Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
February 26, 2019 - 6:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen's appearances this week before Congress (all times local): 7 p.m. President Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen has left the Senate intelligence committee's offices after more than nine hours behind closed doors. Cohen said...
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FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2018, file photo, Geoffrey Berman, U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington. Berman, overseeing investigations involving Donald Trump, is a Republican who contributed to the president’s election campaign, but he bristles at any suggestion he’s a Trump ally. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
February 26, 2019 - 3:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — When Geoffrey S. Berman became the top federal prosecutor in New York, some skeptics worried he would be President Donald Trump's puppet. A year later, the Trump camp is suggesting he is part of the crowd that is out to "get" the president. Berman is a Republican who contributed to...
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FILE - In this May 23, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the Federal District Court after a hearing in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
February 25, 2019 - 9:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Manafort, the longtime political consultant who once led Donald Trump's presidential campaign, asked a federal judge for leniency Monday as he faces the potential of spending the rest of his life in prison in criminal cases stemming from the Russia investigation. In a new...
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February 24, 2019 - 11:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top House Democrat threatened Sunday to call special counsel Robert Mueller to Capitol Hill, subpoena documents and take the Trump administration to court if necessary if the full report on the Russia investigation is not made public. Intelligence chairman Adam Schiff told ABC's...
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February 23, 2019 - 11:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort committed crimes that cut to "the heart of the criminal justice system" and over the years deceived everyone from bookkeepers and banks to federal prosecutors and his own lawyers, according to a sentencing memo filed by special counsel...
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February 22, 2019 - 11:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's sentencing memorandum for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was not publicly available late Friday, suggesting the document may still be under seal. Mueller's team was to have weighed in by the end of the day on Manafort's punishment in...
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February 22, 2019 - 3:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation is not expected to be delivered to the Justice Department next week, a senior department official told The Associated Press on Friday. The official could not discuss the matter publicly and spoke to the AP on...
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