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DOJ: Lawmakers shouldn't get access to Mueller grand jury materials

The Justice Department said Friday that a request to a federal court from House Democrats seeking access to secret grand jury material underlying special counsel Robert Mueller's report should be turned down because the lawmakers have "come nowhere close to demonstrating a particularized need" for the information.

Democrats widen impeachment probe as they confront roadblocks

Faced with a time crunch ahead of the 2020 election season, the House Judiciary Committee is broadening its investigation beyond special counsel Robert Mueller's findings as lawmakers confront lingering hurdles over impeaching President Donald Trump.

Flynn accuses prosecutors of withholding info before sentencing

Defense attorneys for former national security adviser Michael Flynn want federal prosecutors to be held in contempt, accusing them of withholding some of the most significant documents and audio recordings related to his criminal charge and the Mueller investigation.

Nadler presses ahead with impeachment probe

The House Judiciary Committee is now engaged in a full-blown investigation and legal fight with the goal of deciding whether to recommend articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump by the end of the year, according to Democratic officials involved in the effort.

House Democrats file suit to force Don McGahn to testify

The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday filed suit to compel former White House counsel Don McGahn's testimony, arguing that the committee needs to hear from him to determine whether it should consider articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.

Half of House Democrats now say they support impeachment inquiry

A majority of House Democrats are now on record publicly supporting an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, according to a CNN count -- a sign of momentum for pro-impeachment lawmakers that is likely to ramp up pressure on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democratic leaders.

Judge won't dismiss Roger Stone case

Roger Stone has lost his attempts to get rid of his criminal charges, but will get access to some unredacted parts of the Mueller report as he prepares for his trial.

GOP senators give tepid response to Trump's pick for spy chief

President Donald Trump's choice of Rep. John Ratcliffe to replace respected former Sen. Dan Coats as director of national intelligence in one of the most powerful and sensitive jobs in government has received a tepid response from Republican senators, signaling the Texas Republican,

Trump nominates John Ratcliffe to head US intel community

President Donald Trump's nomination of John Ratcliffe to replace Dan Coats as the next Director of National Intelligence would launch a lawmaker with less than five years national experience under his belt to the pinnacle of US espionage in one of the most powerful and sensitive jobs in government.

House Democrats escalate impeachment fight

The House Judiciary Committee on Friday is moving to obtain the secret grand jury material from special counsel Robert Mueller's report in federal court, arguing they need the information in order to decide whether to impeach President Donald Trump.

Senate report warns of ongoing election threat

The Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday released a wide-ranging report that detailed Russia's attempts to hack US election infrastructure during the 2016 election, urging states and the federal government to do more to prevent election cyberattacks in the future.

GOP senators block election security legislation

Republicans in the Senate have twice in 24 hours blocked the advancement of bills aimed at strengthening election security just hours after former special counsel Robert Mueller warned of the continued threat that foreign powers interfering in U.S. elections.

Democrats plot post-Mueller plans

After being built up for months, former special counsel Robert Mueller's highly anticipated testimony Wednesday does not appear to be the turning point that will take Democrats -- and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi -- down a path toward impeachment.