DOJ officials said Rachel Brand planned her departure for Friday, and will start her career as a Walmart executive. Brand was next in line to oversee Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into alleged Russian meddling, in the event Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is ever removed. In her position, Brand reported directly to Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who recused himself from the investigation. The resignation comes just one week after Brand and Rosenstein received praise from Sessions.
White House officials assure the public that President Trump is not currently considering whether to Fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. During an interview on Friday Principal Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah reaffirmed the white house confidence in Rosenstein, after the President declined to give reporters a definitive answer on the matter.
President Trump is expected to talk to Special Counsel Robert Mueller as part of his Russia probe. Mueller’s team reportedly sent a list of likely interview questions to the president’s attorneys.
OAN Newsroom UPDATED 10:01 AM PT – Wed. January 24, 2018 The Russia investigation heats up as Robert Mueller pushes to meet with President Trump…
The Mueller team appears to be in the home stretch of its investigation, but many people still question the impartiality of many of the prosecutors. One America’s Alex Salvi takes a look at potential conflicts of interest, and why you should be concerned regardless of your political affiliation.
Steve Bannon will not testify in front of a grand jury in connection with the Russia investigation. Reports say the president’s former chief strategist struck a deal wednesday to answer questions directly from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team.
President Trump’s personal attorney launches a lawsuit against the political intelligence firm behind the unverified Trump-Russia dossier. This comes along with another lawsuit filed by the attorney against media organization Buzzfeed in state court.
GOP representatives call for attorney general Jeff sessions to get control of the Department of Justice, or step aside. Representatives Mark Meadows and Jim Jordan penned an op-ed in the Washington Examiner on this week, questioning whether it is time for a new attorney general.
The DOJ is launching a new inquiry into the Clinton foundation to determine if there were pay-to-play practices while Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State.