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Prosecutors say ex-Trump aide Rick Gates should get probation

Federal prosecutors say former Donald Trump campaign aide Rick Gates should receive probation for his work with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, a major boost for one of the most damaging witnesses against the Trump campaign for Mueller.

Democrats to lay out articles of impeachment Tuesday

House Democrats plan to move forward with at least two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, one on abuse of power and the other obstruction of Congress, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter.

How the FBI attempted to verify allegations in the Steele dossier

The Justice Department inspector general's report released Monday paints a more thorough picture than ever before on what the FBI found when it tried to verify information in Christopher Steele's dossier on Donald Trump and Russia -- including attempts to verify the existence of video tapes of "alleged unorthodox sexual activity."

Mueller witness Rick Gates seeks to avoid prison

President Donald Trump's former deputy campaign chairman and top witness in special counsel Robert Mueller's probe Rick Gates has asked for a sentence of just probation after extensive cooperation with prosecutors following a guilty plea to two federal crimes.

Barr slams FBI as he and Durham contradict watchdog report

Attorney General William Barr and the US attorney he picked to lead a probe into the origins of the Russia investigation criticized the FBI on Monday and contradicted some of the key findings of a report by the Justice Department's inspector general.

Nadler confident in Democrats 'solid' impeachment case

With sources telling CNN a vote in the Judiciary Committee to impeach President Donald Trump is expected as soon as this week, House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler said Sunday that he sees the Ukraine evidence as part of "a pattern" of conduct by the President.

Trump says his 2016 campaign was spied on

There's a hotly anticipated new report expected to be released Monday from the Department of Justice Inspector General's office about whether, as President Donald Trump has repeatedly alleged, the FBI spied on his presidential campaign in 2016.

Graham is '1,000% confident' Russia meddled in 2016 US election

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham on Tuesday said he is "1,000% confident" that Russia, not Ukraine, meddled in the 2016 US presidential election, breaking from President Donald Trump and others in his party who have pushed the discredited conspiracy theory.

Prosecutors want to move Flynn sentencing

Prosecutors from the US attorney's office in Washington and Michael Flynn's lawyers want to suspend Flynn's long-awaited sentencing hearing in December because they won't be fully prepared for it until the Justice Department inspector general's report regarding FBI surveillance as part of its early Russia probe is published.

Trump's Ukraine scandal: Who's who?

The fast-moving scandal involving President Donald Trump and allegations that he pressured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate his political rival Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, has upended politics in Washington, DC, and evolved into a full-blown impeachment investigation. There is no evidence that either Biden did anything wrong.