Judge orders former campaign chairman Paul Manafort jailed citing new charges

Washington, D.C. — A federal judge on Friday ordered former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort sent to jail citing new obstruction charges. Manafort, the first Trump campaign official to be jailed as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, had previously posted a $10 million bond and was under house arrest while awaiting a September…

TICK TOCK: FBI braces as IG’s second report looms

Washington, D.C. (Fox News) — The country is still digesting Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s scathing report on the FBI and the DOJ’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, but more bombshells could be looming from the same team of investigators. Horowitz, a former federal prosecutor, announced in March that he is probing…

REPORT: Trump attorney Michael Cohen expects to be arrested ‘soon’

Washington, D.C. (New York Daily News) — Michael Cohen thinks he might soon swap his pinstripes for jail stripes. The longtime attorney and personal fixer to President Trump expects to be put in cuffs any day now, possibly opening up his top client to legal complications, a person familiar with the matter said Tuesday. Cohen…

’13 ANGRY DEMOCRATS’: Trump steps up attack on Mueller, investigative team

Washington, D.C. — President Donald Trump on Tuesday unleashed a full-on verbal attack against special counsel Robert Mueller, predicting the special counsel and his team will “meddle” in this fall’s midterm elections in order to hurt the chances of Republican candidates. “The 13 Angry Democrats (plus people who worked 8 years for Obama) working on…

REPORT: Trump hires lawyer who represented Clinton in impeachment

Washington, D.C. (AP) — Facing critical decisions in the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump has hired Emmet Flood, a veteran attorney who represented Bill Clinton during his impeachment process. The White House announced the hiring not long after announcing the retirement of lawyer Ty Cobb, who has been the administration’s point person dealing with special…

ROSENSTEIN: Trump ‘no longer a target’ of Mueller investigation

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Bloomberg) — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told President Donald Trump last week that he isn’t a target of any part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, according to two people familiar with the matter. Rosenstein, who brought up the Mueller probe himself, offered the assurance during a meeting with Trump at the…

Meadows: Lawmakers ‘seriously’ considering charging DOJ officials with contempt of Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a stunning announcement Tuesday night, Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows, (R)-N.C., said some House lawmakers are “seriously” considering holding officials at the Department of Justice (DOJ) in contempt of Congress. Meadows’ comments come in the wake of growing Republican frustration over DOJ officials’ failure to produce subpoenaed documents related to the…