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Trump speaks on the phone with Putin in the White House in January 2017.

The Trump whistleblower raised concerns that the White House handled records of the call with Ukraine’s president in an ‘unusual’ wa...

A New York Times report adds a new layer to reporting that White House aides feared what President Donald Trump would say to Ukraine's president.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez walks onto the Senate floor on January 24, 2019.

A conservative group accused Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of campaign finance violations, but experts say the charges are overblown

Most experts say there's no evidence the campaign committed serious campaign finance violations, but there may be cause for further investigation.
President Donald Trump.

Trump doubled down on claim that campaign-finance violations are common, but he missed the key difference between his situation and others

President Donald Trump on Saturday repeated a denial that he broke campaign finance law, while aiming to diminish the severity of such violations.
Michael Cohen and Donald Trump.

DOJ veterans say Trump’s latest defense in the Michael Cohen case is rarely successful and could spectacularly backfire on him

Justice Department veterans say President Donald Trump's defense, known as "advice of counsel," is a rarely invoked and rarely successful strategy.
Donald Trump.

Trump appears to have a misunderstanding of campaign-finance law, and may have inadvertently admitted to breaking the law as a result

President Donald Trump came very close to outright saying he committed a federal crime during a Wednesday Fox News interview, and that may stem from a lack of understanding of the nation's campaign-finance laws.
Paul Manafort

How the Michael Cohen raid could derail Paul Manafort’s defense strategy

The special counsel Robert Mueller may have gained another advantage in his case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.