A portion of the memo made public by the Biden administration shows senior DOJ officials concluded that the evidence could not support an obstruction prosecution against Trump.
U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson had harsh words Monday for former Attorney General William Barr, saying the Justice Department should not have withheld a memo from a watchdog group.
Late Wednesday evening, the president issued pardons for more than two dozen people—including the father of his son-in-law and several longtime political allies.
Attorney General William Barr told AP that Durham's investigation has "narrowed considerably" since it started in 2019 and now "really is focused on the activities of the Crossfire Hurricane investigation within the FBI."
Vice President Mike Pence "lied about handwritten notes of mine from 2016 that referenced unsubstantiated Russian allegation about Secretary Clinton" during his debate with Senator Kamala Harris, former CIA Director John Brennan tweeted on Wednesday night.
"The single greatest political CRIME in American History, the Russia Hoax," the president said.
The same group accused of meddling in the 2016 elections has been found by an FBI investigation to run a right-wing news site targeting U.S. voters ahead of the 2020 election.
Strzok was fired from the bureau after text messages from 2016 were released that revealed anti-Trump remarks between himself and FBI lawyer Lisa Page.
Kevin Clinesmith, who worked as a lawyer with the FBI for four years, is the first person to be charged in the Justice Department's review of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 2017 investigation.
An attorney for the former FBI lawyer told the Associated Press Friday his client planned to plead guilty to falsifying a government email in 2017.
"Mr. Chairman, let her answer the question. Just because it's a woman testifying doesn't mean she has to be cut off every answer," Senator Patrick Leahy told Graham.
Graham's probe kicked off in earnest Wednesday when the Judiciary Committee heard the testimony of the former official who appointed Robert Mueller.
"I have confidence in Mr. Mueller's integrity," former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testified Wednesday.
Ambassador Susan Rice wrote in the email that President Obama had emphasized that everything should be done "by the book."
The subpoena requests are part of the committee's investigation into whether the Russia investigation was politically motivated.
"Our concern over potential criminality is focused on others," Barr told reporters on Monday.
"To say we are living in unusual times is an understatement," Lindsey Graham said in a statement Thursday.
More than 2,000 former Department of Justice staff have signed a letter criticizing how the Michael Flynn case has been handled.
A federal judge is now asking for outside opinions on whether the Justice Department should dismiss its case against Flynn for lying to the FBI about Russian communications.
President Trump has turned the Justice Department into a cesspool of cronyism.
A newly released memo shows that Robert Mueller was given wide latitude to investigate Michael Flynn, whose prosecution the Justice Department is attempting to drop.
Beyond Flynn, five other Trump associates have either pleaded guilty or been convicted in prosecutions arising from the Russia investigation.
Yevgeny Prigozhin is one of those accused of interfering in the 2016 presidential election via his Concord Management and Consulting company.
Former FBI Director James Comey replied to a Thursday tweet about him from President Donald Trump with an animated GIF of singer Mariah Carey asking "Why are you so obsessed with me?"
Trump associate and convicted felon Roger Stone has asked a federal court for a new trial after the jury foreperson publicly expressed support for prosecutors in the case.
Fox News commentator Charles Hunt urged President Donald Trump to pardon everyone involved in the investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election during a panel discussion on Thursday.
Fox News host Tucker Carlson insisted that President Donald Trump must pardon his former adviser Roger Stone, warning that "the Russia lie" will be validated if the convicted felon serves a single day behind bars.