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Hope Hicks to Return to White House as Senior…

Hope Hicks to Return to White House as Senior Adviser In March 2018, Hicks left her role as White House communications director. Her decision came amidst a probe by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Russian election interference and obstruction of justice. Hicks met with Mueller's team multiple times and testified before the House Intelligence Committee . On the president's behalf, Hicks admitted during that testimony to telling "white lies." The 31-year-old has worked at Fox Corporation since her departure. Now, Hicks will act as counselor to the president. Sources tell ABC News Hicks will return to the White House in a matter of weeks, and she will report to Jared Kushner.

House Lawyer Reveals More Trouble for Trump

More potential trouble for President Trump: The House is investigating whether he lied to Robert Mueller, which could provide more fodder in the impeachment inquiry, reports the New York Times . The revelation came Monday from the House general counsel. While in federal court in DC arguing for the release of...

Prosecutors: Trump advisor Stone 'straight up…

The prosecution in the trial of Roger Stone on Wednesday painted President Donald Trump’s longtime adviser as a liar in a criminal case stemming from former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe that detailed Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election. Tamara Lindstrom reports.

Jury selection begins in Roger Stone trial

The criminal trial of President Donald Trump's long-time advisor Roger Stone began on Tuesday with the start of jury selection, as he faces charges arising from former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation that documented Russian interference to help Trump win the 2016 U.S. election. Tamara Lindstrom reports.

Justice Department Releases 500 Pages Of Mueller…

The documents revealed, in part, that President Trump and other campaign officials repeatedly discussed how to get stolen Democratic emails.

DOJ Appeals Federal Judge's Order To Hand Over…

On Friday, Federal Judge Beryl Howell ordered the DOJ to give the House Judiciary Committee grand jury documents related to Robert Mueller's report.

U.S. Judge grants House request for material…

A U.S. judge on Friday validated the legality of the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump and ordered his administration to hand over an unredacted copy of former special counsel Robert Mueller's report detailing Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Roger Fortuna reports.

Judge Rules DOJ Must Turn Over Mueller Report…

​A federal judge ordered the DOJ to release grand jury evidence gathered in the Mueller probe to House lawmakers conducting the impeachment inquiry.

Report: Probe of Mueller Probe Is Now a Criminal…

The Justice Department's investigation of itself is now a criminal investigation, though it's not clear what crimes are suspected, sources say. An insider tells Politico that the investigation of the probe into Russian election interference in 2016—which became the Robert Mueller investigation—has been "escalated" from an administrative review...

Giuliani subpoenaed, new allegations in…

House Democrats on Monday issued a subpoena to President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani seeking documents in their impeachment inquiry as allegations surface of a phone call by Donald Trump urging the Australian Prime Minister to help in an investigation of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Tamara Lindstrom reports.

Mueller-linked trial begins for ex-Obama lawyer

A trial for former Obama administration lawyer Greg Craig is now underway in a case linked to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Nathan Frandino reports.

GOP Rep. Says Volume 2 Of Mueller Report Never…

Volume 2 of the Mueller report focused on President Trump and obstruction of justice. Rep. John Ratcliffe says Mueller broke the law by writing it.

Nadler 'Going To Court' Over Mueller…

​Rep. Jerry Nadler is seeking grand jury info underlying Robert Mueller's report and trying to enforce the subpoena against Don McGahn.

House Judiciary weighing Trump impeachment after…

U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Friday said the committee is considering "all remedies" including recommendation of "articles of impeachment" in the wake of Mueller's testimony on his investigation into the Trump 2016 election. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Report: Russia Hack Infiltrated Election Systems…

On Wednesday, ex-special counsel Robert Mueller testified Russia was gearing up to again meddle in US elections. On Thursday, a bipartisan report released by the Senate Intelligence Committee further details just why Mueller's statement is so concerning. The standout point of the first volume of the panel's findings: As the...

Mueller Responds To Lawmakers' Questions — Sort Of

Robert Mueller sat before two House committees Wednesday to discuss his report.

Biden: Trump 'could be charged' after leaving…

Former U.S. Vice President and presidential candidate Joe Biden on Wednesday responded to the testimony of former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, saying that 'there are plenty of reasons why' Trump could be charged after he leaves office. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

After Mueller's Big Day, Pelosi Spurns…

Mueller Day is over, and the assessments continue to roll in. One common theme in coverage is that if Democrats were hoping Robert Mueller's testimony would create a big push for impeachment, they were off the mark. Politico reports that in a closed-door meeting of the Democratic caucus after the...

Trump: 'I Saw What He Did to People'

President Trump responded to Robert Mueller's congressional testimony shortly after it wrapped up on Wednesday, CNN reports. One hot topic: Mueller saying he agreed that most of the president's written answers to the probe were untrue. "I don't know whose answers weren't—I guess his (Mueller's) answers weren't, because if...

Robert Mueller: Trump was not exonerated by my…

The man who investigated Russian interference in the US election says Donald Trump could face charges once he leaves office. Robert Mueller said the president may not have always been truthful when he gave evidence. Sky's US Correspondent Amanda Walker reports.

Mueller on Trump's Wikileaks embrace, Russian…

Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller told Democratic Congressman Mike Quigley on Wednesday, that President Trump's prior statements on Wikileaks were beyond "problematic." Mueller also told lawmakers that Russia is trying to interfere in the 2020 race "as we sit here." Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

The Big Lines From Mueller's Hours of Testimony…

After a morning spent with the House Judiciary Committee , Robert Mueller moved on to the House Intelligence Committee in the afternoon. "I understand that this committee has a unique jurisdiction" and is interested in learning more about counter-intelligence findings, Mueller said. The BBC reports Mueller emphasized this his office did...

Schiff, Nunes face off over Mueller

Democrat, Adam Schiff and Republican, Devin Nunes, opened Wednesday's House Intelligence Committee Mueller hearing with statements underscoring the partisan divide over the investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Schiff talked of numerous "lies", while Nunes invoked "the Loch Ness Monster". Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Mueller corrects testimony on Trump indictment…

During his second hearing on Wednesday, former Special Counsel Robert Mueller said that he wanted to correct comments made earlier in which he confirmed to Democratic Representative Ted Lieu that the reason he did not bring a criminal indictment against Trump was the Justice Department's longstanding OLC policy against bringing criminal charges against a sitting president. Rough Cut (no reporter naration).

Mueller denies Trump claim that he sought FBI…

Former U.S. Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller on Wednesday disputed assertions that he had interviewed with President Donald Trump in 2017 to serve as FBI director a day before he was appointed to oversee the Russia investigation. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).