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

President Donald Trump speaks during the presentation of the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point football team in the Rose Garden of the White House, Monday, May 6, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
May 07, 2019 - 6:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has made it official: The administration won't be turning President Donald Trump's tax returns over to the Democratic-controlled House. Mnuchin told Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., in a Monday letter that the panel's...
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House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., gavels in a hearing on the Mueller report without witness Attorney General William Barr who refused to appear, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 2, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 06, 2019 - 4:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel's Russia probe (all times local): 7:05 p.m. A House committee is poised to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt, the first step in what could be a lengthy, acrimonious court battle between House Democrats and President...
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House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., joined at right by Rep. Doug Collins, R-Georgia, the ranking member, waits to start a hearing on the Mueller report without witness Attorney General William Barr who refused to appear, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and the Justice Department, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 2, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 06, 2019 - 11:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler has scheduled a Wednesday vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the battle between the Democrat-led House and President Donald Trump over special counsel Robert Mueller's report . Nadler is...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2019, file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller departs St. John's Episcopal Church, across from the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
May 05, 2019 - 7:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller should not testify before Congress, abandoning his previous declaration that he would leave that decision to his attorney general. Escalating tensions with House Democrats as they seek to bring Mueller before...
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May 05, 2019 - 11:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story May 5 about congressional efforts to force the White House to comply with requests for information related to the special counsel's Russia investigation, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the House Judiciary Committee is demanding a redacted version of...
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Former Vice President Joe Biden takes photos with supporters following the first rally of his 2020 campaign, Saturday, May 4, 2019 in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
May 04, 2019 - 5:48 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden charged Saturday that Jim Crow is "sneaking back in" as he emphasized voting rights at his first presidential campaign stop in South Carolina, where black voters play a key role in the South's first presidential primary. In criticizing...
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Michael Cohen, right, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, walks down the street with his son Jake after leaving his apartment, Saturday, May 4, 2019, in New York. Cohen is scheduled to report to a federal prison on Monday, May 6, to begin serving a three-year sentence for campaign-finance violations, tax evasion, bank fraud, and lying to Congress. (AP Photo/Jonathan Carroll)
May 04, 2019 - 11:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — For months, President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen tried — but failed — to position himself as a whistleblower in the vein of Watergate hero John Dean. As the time ticked down toward his deadline to report to prison, Cohen also lost the interest of the one group of...
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House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., waits to start a hearing on the Mueller report without witness Attorney General William Barr who refused to appear, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 2, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 03, 2019 - 3:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are splintered by calls to impeach President Donald Trump. But they have found another common enemy and an alternate political foil in Attorney General William Barr. Calls for Barr's resignation erupted across the Democratic Party this week after he testified before the...
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Attorney General William Barr testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 1, 2019, on the Mueller report. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 03, 2019 - 9:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr portrayed himself as an apolitical elder statesman at his confirmation hearing. He declared he'd rather resign than be asked to fire special counsel Robert Mueller without cause and insisted the prosecutor he'd known for decades would never involve...
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Attorney General William Barr appears at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 1, 2019, on the Mueller Report. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 01, 2019 - 5:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Private tensions between Justice Department leaders and special counsel Robert Mueller's team broke into public view in extraordinary fashion Wednesday as Attorney General William Barr pushed back at the special counsel's "snitty" complaints over his handling of the Trump-Russia...
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