Prosecutors working for special counsel Robert S. Mueller III have told Paul J. Manafort that they plan to indict him, the New York Times reports.
“Ashen and emotional, Mr. Sessions told the president he would quit and sent a resignation letter to the White House,” the Times reported.
Donald Trump Jr. insisted that neither he nor anyone else he knows colluded with any foreign government during the presidential campaign.
Facebook says it has identified nearly 500 fake accounts, probably run from Russia, that it says spent about $100,000 on ads.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller has impaneled a grand jury to investigate Russian meddling in the presidential election, according to a report.
“The statement that Don Junior issued is true,” Sanders said. “There’s no inaccuracy in the statement.”
But the president wound up personally dictating the statement while flying home aboard Air Force One.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday he will stay in the job for as long as Trump wants him to serve.
“We will see what happens, time will tell,” the president said. “I am disappointed in the attorney general. He should not have recused himself.”
Sergei Kislyak’s successor is widely expected to be Anatoly Antonov, a deputy foreign minister seen as a hardliner regarding the United States.
The Russian ambassador to the U.S. has said he discussed election-related issues with Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the Washington Post is reporting
President Trump said that Jeff Sessions should have told him he planned to recuse himself from Russian probe before taking attorney general job.
All over the airwaves and on the internet, you could find scores of overshooters rushing to broaden the already substantial story’s implications.
First, it’s important to remember that there’s no law, per se, against “collusion.” Trump advocates have been reminding people of this for weeks.
The circumstances around the meeting fueled new questions about the Trump campaign’s possible ties to Russia, which are being scrutinized by feds.