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U.S. Attorney General William Barr listens during a Department of Justice African American History Month Observance Program at the Department of Justice February 26, 2019 in Washington, DC

Justice Department moves to drop charges against Russians indicted in the Mueller probe

Notably, the DOJ decided to drop charges "in light of recent events and a change in ... the government's proof due to a classification determination."

Trump fixates on whether to pardon Michael Flynn as coronavirus-linked infections and deaths skyrocket

President Trump was sharply criticized for fixating on Flynn as the US and other countries grapple with the coronavirus pandemic.
Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions in October 2016.

Trump gloated after his former Attorney General Jeff Sessions failed to win the Alabama GOP Senate primary outright, blaming it on disloyalty

Sessions has been forced into a runoff against opponent Tommy Tuberville. Trump suggested that Sessions' handling of the Russia probe was to blame.
Former congressman Dana Rohrabacher, pictured in 2018, said on Wednesday that he had discussed a presidential pardon with Julian Assange but had not been acting as an emissary to President Donald Trump, and had never discussed the matter with the president.

Former GOP congressman says he proposed a pardon for Julian Assange if he said Russian didn’t hack the DNC — but says Trump didn’t t...

Then-Rep. Dana Rohrbacher said he dangled a presidential pardon in return for denying Russia's involvement in the election hacking.
Robert Mueller turned in his report on the Russia investigation on March 22.

Here’s everyone who has been charged, convicted, and sentenced in the Russia probe so far

A federal judge sentenced Roger Stone to serve 40 months in prison for his convictions on making false statements, obstruction, and witness tampering.
Roger Stone, a former adviser to President Donald Trump, leaving court in May.

Roger Stone is sentenced to 40 months in federal prison for obstruction, false statements, and witness tampering

DOJ leadership took the unprecedented step of overruling federal prosecutors' sentencing recommendations after Trump publicly complained.

Attorney General William Barr has reportedly assigned an outside prosecutor to re-examine the criminal case against Michael Flynn

Attorney General William Barr's move was a rare one likely to fuel further speculation of political interference in Department of Justice cases.
A composite image of Roger Stone and President Donald Trump.

Trump repeatedly tweets his support for former associate Roger Stone, whom federal prosecutors want to jail for up to 7 to 9 years

Stone was found guilty of obstructing justice, making false statements, and tampering with witness testimony in Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.

‘Sounds like Barr wants to be vice president’: DOJ and FBI veterans are floored by AG Barr’s fawning praise of Trump in a stunning i...

"Wow," one recently retired FBI agent told Insider. "This stuff really does fly in the face of reality."
James Comey.

‘He was right, I was wrong’: Former FBI Director James Comey says he was wrong to defend FBI’s use of the FISA surveillance process

"He was right, I was wrong," former FBI Director James Comey said on "Fox News Sunday." "I was overconfident, as director, in our procedures."