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Paul Manafort.

Mueller: Paul Manafort may have been the Trump campaign’s ‘back channel’ to Russia

Prosecutors say they have long suspected former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort of being a back channel to Russia during the election.

Trump: ‘I don’t see’ Michael Cohen flipping against me ‘despite the horrible Witch Hunt and the dishonest media!’

President Trump unloaded on The New York Times and said he does not believe his longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, will 'flip' on him.
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.

Trump dropped an explosive hint about Mueller and the Russia investigation

President Donald Trump has been emboldened in his attacks on Mueller and deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein in recent weeks, amid a flood of troubling news.
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.
Sen. James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill.

DOJ watchdog opens investigation into leaked Comey memos containing information that is now classified

Officials now reportedly consider information contained in two memos former FBI director James Comey gave to his friend last year to be classified.
Robert Mueller.

Mueller’s authority in the Russia investigation has been called into question by a federal judge

A federal judge raised concerns on Thursday about the scope of Special Robert Mueller's authority in the Russia investigation.
US President Donald Trump (L) chats with Russia's President Vladimir Putin as they attend the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting, part of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders' summit in the central Vietnamese city of Danang on November 11, 2017.

Democratic Party files lawsuit against Trump campaign, Russia, and WikiLeaks — and it mirrors a move from the Nixon era

The Democratic Party's lawsuit alleges that the Trump campaign, Russia, and WikiLeaks illegally conspired to hurt Democrats during the election.
Donald Trump and former FBI Director James Comey.

Trump went into extraordinary detail on his pitch to put reporters in jail for writing about leaks

Trump has long talked about jailing reporters in the US for writing news articles that the president finds unflattering.

Trump decided not to fire Rosenstein after being told he wasn’t a target in the Cohen probe, reports say

President Trump has been simmering over the FBI investigation into his longtime lawyer since last week.