Republicans must authorize an investigation of Jan. 6. Otherwise they enable Trump, feed QAnon and allow the threat of violence to continue.
Recast by President Trump’s most ardent supporters as a MAGA martyr, Michael T. Flynn has embraced his role as the man who spent four years unjustly ensnared in the Russian investigation.
More than 40 current and former department employees said they wanted an attorney general who would protect them from undue political influence.
A federal judge portrayed the Justice Department’s prior attempt to drop the case as unlikely to have met legal standards as legitimate.
President Trump has discussed insulating his children and personal lawyer from criminal charges that have yet to be brought. Here’s a look at what he could do in his final days.
Prosecutors also revealed in a court filing that President Trump’s pardon of Michael Flynn was written broadly to end the former aide’s legal jeopardy.
Political allies and associates are starting to press for clemency as the president also considers extending his criminal justice overhaul by commuting lengthy sentences for other offenders.
The president’s former national security adviser twice pleaded guilty to lying to investigators about his conversations with Russia’s ambassador.
Michael T. Flynn, the president’s former national security adviser, twice pleaded guilty to lying to the F.B.I.
I’ve seen my share of presidential transitions. The administration hurts the country by not cooperating with President-elect Biden.
The finding delivers a blow to President Trump’s push to validate the notion of a “deep state” plot to undermine him.
In a rare public statement, the former special counsel said one of the top prosecutors in his office had “incomplete information” about decision-making.
The attorney general provided information on two matters to President Trump’s allies that was meant to damage the F.B.I.’s Russia investigation and the special counsel’s office.
Two cases touching on the Trump-Russia investigation are dividing the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
A majority of the judges on a federal appeals court signaled that they may allow a court hearing into the Justice Department’s decision to drop the case.
The decision means that the legal saga over the criminal charge against President Trump’s former national security adviser will continue.
The attorney general heads to Capitol Hill this morning to testify for the first time more than a year.
The attorney general is expected to be pressed on a host of issues, including the federal response to nationwide protests and his handling of the criminal cases of Trump advisers.
After a divided appeals court panel ordered him to drop the charge against the former national security adviser, a judge asked the full court to review the ruling.
The Court of Appeals answered the wrong questions.
A lawyer for the former national security adviser turned to the attorney general for help, and he delivered, months before a pair of appellate judges handed Mr. Flynn another legal victory.
The firing of the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan was foreshadowed by a disagreement over a case linked to President Trump.
Two appellate judges ordered a lower-court judge to immediately dismiss a charge against President Trump’s former national security adviser. A third judge accused them of overstepping their powers.
President Trump regularly assails law enforcement officials who investigate him or his friends as “dirty cops,” while staunchly defending the police who are accused of mistreating anyone else.
An appeals court panel’s questions suggested that it is unlikely to block a lower-court judge from examining why prosecutors asked to dismiss the case against a Trump ally who already pleaded guilty.
A former federal judge said that the attorney general gave special treatment to a presidential ally, undermining public confidence in the rule of law.
“There is a thin line between the tolerance we have witnessed from the military for three years and the point where it becomes intolerable,” said Douglas Lute, a retired three-star Army general.
Lawyers for Bijan Kian argue that prosecutors should drop their appeal of his acquittal because it was intertwined with the case of the former national security adviser.
Newly declassified transcripts show the seeds of Russia’s overtures to the Trump administration as both sides sought to downplay Moscow’s election sabotage.
A lawyer for the trial judge told an appeals court why he wanted to examine the Justice Department’s “unusual” request to dismiss the charge.
The former national security adviser now says he does not remember those discussions as he fights a criminal charge he had previously pleaded guilty to.
A distrust of prosecutorial power should not be abandoned.
Michael Flynn’s lawyers had asked an appeals court to force the judge to end the case against their client immediately, another twist in a highly unusual and politicized proceeding.
The move is highly unusual and has prompted a judge to appoint an outsider to argue against the department.
“The darkest winter in modern history” may soon be upon us, while Trumpists are obsessed with a new conspiracy theory.
After pressure from the president, Senator Lindsey Graham agreed to hold a hearing, but he rebuffed Mr. Trump’s suggestion that his predecessor be called to testify.
John Gleeson, a retired federal judge and former mob prosecutor, will oppose the Justice Department’s move to drop a charge against President Trump’s former national security adviser.
Three years ago, President Trump swiftly fired his first national security adviser, Michael T. Flynn, for lying to the F.B.I. Ahead of the November election, Mr. Trump and his allies are now telling a very different tale.
The U.S. dropped its criminal case against President Trump’s first national security adviser. It was the latest reversal in a case full of them.
Three years ago, President Trump swiftly fired his first national security adviser, Michael T. Flynn, for lying to the F.B.I. Ahead of the November election, Mr. Trump and his allies are now telling a very different story.
U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan will hear a challenge to the Justice Department’s surprise move to drop charges against President Trump’s former national security adviser Michael T. Flynn.
Prosecutors questioned a former F.B.I. official whose notes were used to buttress their motion to dismiss the charge against the president’s first national security adviser.
A retired judge will also examine whether the former national security adviser committed perjury.
The attorney general’s intervention in prosecutions of Mr. Trump’s allies is a new low.
Law enforcement officials’ abrupt decision to end the case drew accusations from former colleagues that they had undermined the rule of law.
Richard Grenell has given the list to the Justice Department as the president and his allies press to reshape perception of the Russian investigation.
The attorney general’s interventions damaged the Justice Department, argued the former officials, who were directly involved in the cases of the two Trump allies.
The F.B.I.’s interview of Mr. Flynn was constitutional, lawful and for a legitimate counterintelligence purpose.
For most of his life, Michael Flynn has swung from being “a good soldier” to committing radical disruptions.