President Trump renewed his attacks against special counsel Robert Mueller Thursday amid reports the president is working with lawyers to draft answers to the special counsel's questions. Franco Ordoñez, White House correspondent for McClatchy News, joins CBSN to discuss the latest in the Mueller probe.
Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is discussing with ethics officials whether he needs to recuse himself from any cases at the Department of Justice. CBS News Washington correspondent Paula Reid discusses whether Whitaker is likely to step aside from overseeing Robert Mueller's Russia probe.
President Trump has spent the past few days trying to distance himself from his new acting attorney general while also praising him. Dan Balz, chief correspondent for the Washington Post, joins CBSN to discuss Matthew Whitaker's appointment.
U.S. President Donald Trump sought to distance himself from the acting attorney general that he appointed earlier this week. VOA's Bill Gallo reports the president's shift comes after questions have been raised about the legality of the appointment. Originally published at -
In one of several simultaneous demonstrations across Michigan, hundreds of activists gathered outside the the Ann Arbor Federal Building on Thursday to protest the forced resignation of former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. November 8, 2018.
In the course of one afternoon, President Donald Trump essentially took control of the Russia investigation. What does that mean going forward? SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: ICYMI: Sessions is out Who’s the boss? And what does this mean for Mueller? Trump’s prefered firing method: The tweet Whitaker had some thoughts on the Russia probe And there’s virtually no way a recusal happens Trump was not happy about the Sessions recusal. Not one bit. 12 hours after the midterms, the Dems had something to be mad about The end is near! That post-midterm news conference was a doozy About me: I was named "best dressed" in 7th grade. That, along with being CNN's editor at large and author of the daily "Point" newsletter are my proudest achievements. Look for me here every Tuesd
President Donald Trump on Friday said he did not discuss the U.S. special counsel's ongoing Russia investigation with Matt Whitaker before appointing him as acting attorney general this week. Speaking to reporters at the White House, Trump also said he had not ruled out sitting down for an interview with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is probing alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election and any possible collusion with Trump's campaign. "I didn't speak to Matt Whitaker about it," Trump said of the Russia probe. Whitaker took over the top job at the Justice Department on Wednesday after Trump asked for the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions. A spokeswoman said Whitaker would oversee all matters under the department's jurisdiction, including the Russia investigation...
Democrat activists groups have mobilized on short notice to hold rallies in cities across the US, demanding that the new acting head of DOJ recuse himself from overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller’s 'Russiagate' probe. READ MORE: RT LIVE Check out Subscribe to RT! Like us on Facebook Follow us on VK Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Google+ #RT (Russia Today) is a global #news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.
President Trump is weighing his options for a permanent replacement for Jeff Sessions, who Mr. Trump fired earlier this week. Paula Reid, CBS News Washington correspondent, joins CBSN to discuss the latest on the search for the nation's top law enforcement official.
Protesters gathered from New York to Los Angeles Thursday to warn the White House not to interfere with special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election. As Mike O'Sullivan reports, the rallies followed the firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions one day earlier. Originally published at -