Department of Justice

FBI raided former Trump campaign manager's home in Russia probe

July FBI raid on the Virginia home of President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, confirmed on Aug. 9, showed that a federal investigation of possible ties between Trump's campaign and Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election was intensifying.

Federal Bureau of Investigation agents executed a search warrant at one of Paul Manafort's homes, his spokesman Jason Maloni said.

Calls intensify on Capitol Hill for Special Counsel — On Hillary!

Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee are swiftly moving forward with calls to set up a special counsel to investigate the 2016 election, but focus exclusively on the actions of officials in the Barack Obama administration — including Attorney General Loretta Lynch — and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

Trump intensifies criticism of own attorney general

Donald Trump's war of words against his attorney general and one-time ally Jeff Sessions escalated on July 24, raising speculation the president may be preparing the ground to replace him.

Trump and his advisers are in fact talking about the possibility of replacing Sessions, The Washington Post reported on July 24 in the evening, quoting people familiar with these discussions.

U.S. Legislators demand Erdogan apologize & extradite perpetrators of Turkish Embassy attack

Senior members of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) and Ted Poe (R-TX), Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Co-Chairman Jim McGovern (D-MA), and Representatives Jim Costa (D-CA) and John Sarbanes (D-MD) condemned Turkish President Erdogan’s violent crackdown – both in Turkey and the U.S.