Last week, the president put the former New York mayor in charge of the court challenges to his loss in the election. Since then they have suffered nothing but setbacks.
Donald Trump’s potential criminal liability is the key to understanding his presidency. When he leaves office, it will present the country with a historic dilemma.
Mr. Krebs’s government agency contradicted President Trump’s false claims that the election was rigged. At this point, Mr. Krebs, a former Microsoft executive, still has a job.
So far, there is no evidence the appointees harbor a secret agenda or arrived with an action plan. But their sudden appearance amounts to a purge of the Pentagon’s top civilian hierarchy without recent precedent.
The arrival of the new officials has prompted concerns. Their backgrounds offer insights into their policies.
Frustration about Gina Haspel among some of President Trump’s allies stretches back to the impeachment inquiry, officials said.
The 2020 election was the biggest test yet of a new approach of pre-emptive action against adversaries trying to hack election infrastructure or wage disinformation campaigns.
Those who have known President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. for decades say they expect him to move carefully, providing reassurance with a few big symbolic acts.
She grasped the danger posed by the “vast right-wing conspiracy,” Russian interference and Trump.
For weeks, the director of national intelligence has taken over a job usually done by an intelligence officer.
Current and former Trump administration officials are worried about what might happen on Nov. 4.
The Biden campaign, according to advisers, is concerned over possible perception of foreign meddling in the election — or any comparison to Russian interference on President Trump’s behalf in 2016.
What I lost in the Trump years was a kind of innocence.
In the final days of voting, election officials and cybersecurity experts are keeping a close eye on a range of possible ways foreign governments and other hackers could interfere.
In 2016, Russia developed a simple, effective playbook to undermine U.S. elections with disinformation on social media. Four years later, Americans are using the same playbook on each other.
In 2016, Russia developed a simple but effective playbook to undermine U.S. elections with disinformation on social media. Four years later, Americans are using the same playbook on each other.
The hacking group, Energetic Bear, is among Russia’s stealthiest. It appears to be casting a wide net to find useful targets ahead of the election, experts said.
The Steele dossier’s main source explained where its most notorious claim came from — and called Republicans’ accusations that he is a Russian agent “slander.”
The goal is to disrupt Russia’s well-honed information-warfare systems, whether they are poised to hack election systems or influence the minds of voters.
Social media companies are debuting strategies to prevent a repeat of the 2016 election. They may be backfiring.
Giuliani’s dirty tricks are the scandal, not Hunter Biden’s hard drive.
Prosecutors said the suspects hacked elections in France and the 2018 Winter Olympics.
President Trump shrugged off the warning from the intelligence agencies, officials said.
Does that really excuse him for his role in the Trump administration’s family separation policy?
The finding delivers a blow to President Trump’s push to validate the notion of a “deep state” plot to undermine him.
How a torrent of propaganda, lies and conspiracy theories has weaponized the First Amendment.
The secretary of state said he would make Hillary Clinton’s emails public, handing the president a weapon to attack his political foes as the attorney general resisted his overtures to prosecute them.
The director of national intelligence is said to be planning more disclosures of intelligence that undermines the Russia investigation.
Political ads will be banned indefinitely after polls close on Nov. 3 and the company plans new steps to limit misinformation about the results.
Fueled by the pandemic, uprisings in Belarus and Kyrgyzstan and a war in the Caucasus region are undermining the influence of the Russian leader.
Moscow’s operatives did not invent our crude tribal politics; they just exploited them.
The president’s preoccupation with demonstrating strength or rearranging facts to reinforce his worldview has led him, time and again, to downplay, ignore or mock serious issues.
“This sustained campaign of disruption, disinformation, and denial, is aided by any leader who doesn’t acknowledge it,” President Trump’s former national security adviser said.
The revelation that the former C.I.A. director sided with analysts over senior officers, contained in his new book, has been a focus of the Justice Department review of the Russia inquiry.
The former F.B.I. director has long been a target of President Trump’s.
In a rare public statement, the former special counsel said one of the top prosecutors in his office had “incomplete information” about decision-making.
Attacks against small towns, big cities and the contractors who run their voting systems have federal officials fearing that hackers will try to sow chaos around the election.
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.
With an eye to a possible Biden presidency, the Russian leader called for a “reboot” on information security but offered no concessions.
The social network said it was moving proactively to dismantle infrastructure Russia could use against the American presidential election.
John Durham’s team has sought information about the F.B.I.’s handling of the Clinton Foundation investigation, raising questions about the scope of the prosecutor’s review.
As part of their attempt to interfere with the 2020 election, Russians are grabbing screenshots of President Trump’s tweets, or quoting his own misleading statements, analysts and officials say.
The assessment, which the agency has moderate confidence in, buttresses earlier findings that the Russian president supports President Trump’s re-election.
Andrew Weissmann, a top lawyer in the special counsel’s office, details the investigators’ findings and frustrations in his new memoir, “Where Law Ends.”
A new book by one of the special counsel’s top deputies, Andrew Weissmann, is the first inside account of the investigation.
The president has proved as hazardous to his allies as to his enemies.
The testimony contradicted efforts by President Trump and other officials to downplay the threats.
When civil servants resign, skeptics often ask what difference one person really can make by leaving. The answer is: a lot.
The attorney general’s remarks scanned as a rebuke of career Justice Department lawyers who have questioned his level of involvement.
Internal documents show how a source ended up in jail — and the fallout in the newsroom.