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‘It’s a f—ing circus’: Experts are floored that White House officials attended highly classified briefings about the Russia pr...

National-security experts and legal experts were "gobsmacked" by senior White House officials' attendance Thursday at a classified briefing about the Russia investigation and an FBI informant who had talked to the Trump campaign.
Paul Manafort

‘Come on, man!’: A federal judge cast serious doubt on Mueller’s case against Manafort and suggested he’s using it to get Mana...

A federal judge in Virginia suggested he may side with Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman, in his motion to dismiss one of the two indictments against him in the Russia investigation.

Preet Bharara: Rod Rosenstein’s ‘dramatic and defiant’ response to a threat of impeachment was ‘long overdue’

Deputy US Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told reporters on Tuesday that the Justice Department "is not going to be extorted." He was responding to a move by House Freedom Caucus Republicans who announced they might try to impeach him to limit the Russia investigation, which he oversees.
Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testifies to the House Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of the Justice Department on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 13, 2017.

‘The Department of Justice is not going to be extorted’: Rod Rosenstein blasts pro-Trump GOP critics threatening his impeachment

"They can't even resist leaking their own drafts," Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said in response to reports that members of the House Freedom Caucus are preparing articles for his impeachment.
Jeff Sessions.

Trump’s Justice Department reportedly edited its official manual to scrap a section on press freedom and add a section on leaks

The Department of Justice overhauled its policy manual, and edited sections detailing press freedom and leaking confidential information, Buzzfeed News reported on Sunday.
Jeff Sessions.

Jeff Sessions isn’t making a move in the Michael Cohen case that has poisoned his relationship with Trump — and it could be huge for the p...

The latest major development out of the ongoing criminal investigation involving Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen is Jeff Sessions opting against recusing himself.
Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testifies to the House Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of the Justice Department on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 13, 2017.

The DOJ’s ‘freakishly unusual’ move to hand over Comey’s memos to Congress shocks former officials

"If it weren't so comical, it would be a tragedy," said one former federal prosecutor.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before a Senate Judiciary oversight hearing on the Justice Department on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., October 18, 2017

Jeff Sessions reportedly warned the White House he may resign if Trump fires Rosenstein

Attorney General Jeff Sessions' reported warning highlights the political firestorm that would ensue if President Trump ousts Rod Rosenstein.
Demonstraters hold a die-in in Macy's on 34th Street protesting the Staten Island, New York grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer involved in the chokehold death of Eric Garner in July on December 5, 2014 in New York City.

Civil rights prosecutors reportedly recommended an NYPD officer be charged in Eric Garner’s death

Federal prosecutors reportedly recommended filing civil rights charges against NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo in the 2014 death of Eric Garner.
FBI Director James Comey testifies during a House Judiciary Committee in March 2016.

Former FBI director James Comey’s memos have been released to Congress

The Justice Department said that the "unusual events occurring since the previous limited disclosure" allowed them to release Comey's memos.