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President Donald Trump departs after speaking about the shootings in El Paso and Dayton in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on August 5, 2019.

Trump condemned ‘white supremacy’ after the El Paso shooting, but his administration has made it harder to fight

The shooting suspect wrote a manifesto expressing blatantly xenophobic views, echoing some of Trump's rhetoric in the process.

Attorney General William Barr admitted he didn’t look at the underlying evidence before concluding Trump didn’t obstruct justice in the Ru...

"We did not go underneath it to see whether or not they were accurate. We accepted it as accurate."

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is resigning

Rosenstein will leave the Justice Department on May 11.
President Donald Trump.

Mueller says Trump was unsuccessful in influencing the Russia investigation — but mostly because his aides didn’t follow orders

Trump's "efforts to influence the investigation were mostly unsuccessful ... largely because the persons who surrounded the President declined to carry out orders."

Rod Rosenstein allegedly said 2 members of Trump’s cabinet were open to invoking the 25th Amendment after Comey’s firing

The conversation took place in the spring of 2017, shortly after Trump fired then-FBI Director James Comey, Baker told lawmakers.
Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe.

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe reveals what he says prompted Rod Rosenstein to suggest wearing a wire to record Trump

Andrew McCabe described a "turbulent" period that he said included a talk in which Rod Rosenstein offered to secretly record President Donald Trump.
President-elect Donald Trump stands with Vice President-elect Mike Pence at a news conference at Trump Tower on January 11, 2017 in New York City.

Some of Trump’s top-most advisers have reportedly discussed invoking the 25th Amendment, which lets 14 people remove a sitting president from of...

The 25th Amendment's fourth stipulation would allow Vice President Mike Pence and 13 of President Donald Trump's 24 Cabinet members to depose him.

William Barr says he could ‘conceive’ of situations where reporters might be jailed ‘as a last resort’

Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar asked Barr, "If you’re confirmed, will the Justice Department jail reporters for doing their jobs?"
Robert Mueller.

Here are all the key developments you might have missed in Russia news this week

This week brought a slew of new developments in the Russia investigation and key figures connected to the probe. Here's what you need to know.

Here’s what Rod Rosenstein’s reported departure from the Justice Department means for the future of the Mueller probe

Legal experts and DOJ veterans said Rosenstein's departure does not necessarily put the Mueller probe in danger.