Mueller’s report has not yet been released, and perhaps not even finalized, but it is already on sale at least two major online retailers.
Attorney General William Barr will not recuse himself from overseeing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 presidential election, according to a Justice Department official.
Less than three weeks after William Barr was confirmed as Trump’s next Attorney General, Whitaker has quietly exited the Department of Justice.
Democrats Target Department of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta’s Role in Jeffrey Epstein Sex Trafficking Case
Democrats want to probe into alleged misconduct by Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta as part of the sex trafficking case against Jeffrey Epstein.
Reps. Mark Meadows (R-NC) and Jim Jordan (R-OH) have asked the Department of Justice to investigate former Trump attorney Michael Cohen for perjury following his testimony before the House Oversight Committee Wednesday.
Monday at The Center for Strategic & International Studies in Washington, D.C., Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed special counsel Robert Mueller investigation’s requirements to report to Attorney General Bill Barr. Rosenstein said, “The special counsel regulation actually was put together in a very thoughtful way. And the goal of special counsel regulation was to ensure that when the attorney general or acting attorney general believed it was appropriate, that we would establish a process whereby there would be some additional independence, structural independence really comes in, in the fact that if a special counsel, if the special counsel proposes to take an action and is overruled by the attorney general, or the acting attorney general, we are required to report that to the Congress. That’s the structural independence provided in the statute. The special counsel is a subordinate employee who reports to the attorney general or the acting attorney general and who complies with department policies, including requirement to pursue — to obtain approval for certain actions just like an acting United States attorney, for example, would need to.” He added, “I can’t answer your question because that’s going to be a decision the attorney general makes with what
The Justice Department could announce the completion of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on his investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 presidential election as early as next week, CNN reported Wednesday.
The Senate confirmed William Barr on Thursday to serve as President Donald Trump’s next attorney general.
Barr has questioned legitimacy of Mueller probe.