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Robert Mueller

Nov 18, 2019

Court considers release of grand-jury material

WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court in Washington on Monday is set to consider whether the Justice Department must immediately release to Congress secret grand-jury materials from former special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit is due to review a lower-court ruling that requires disclosure of evidence the […]

Nov 8, 2019

Appeals court to review order to release Mueller grand jury material to Congress

WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., will consider next week whether the Justice Department must release to Congress certain grand jury materials from former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit announced Thursday that it would hold oral argument Nov. 12 to review a ruling […]

Aug 5, 2019

Mueller submits final tab for investigation: Nearly $32 million

WASHINGTON – The final tab for special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference and President Donald Trump has come to just under $32 million over two years, officials said Friday. The latest figures calculate costs incurred by the investigation from October 2018 until May, when Mueller’s office effectively closed, having issued a final […]

Jul 15, 2019

Special counsel Mueller’s testimony delayed until July 24

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony to Congress has been delayed until July 24 under an agreement that gives lawmakers more time to question him. Mueller had been scheduled to testify July 17 before two house committees about the findings of his Russia investigation. But lawmakers in both parties complained that the short […]

Jul 12, 2019

Mueller offers to delay testimony one week to give lawmakers more time for questions

WASHINGTON — Former special counsel Robert Mueller is offering to postpone his congressional testimony by one week to give lawmakers more time to question him about his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump. Mueller is scheduled to appear before the House Judiciary and Intelligence […]

Jul 9, 2019

Barr: Mueller’s Hill testimony will be ‘public spectacle’

EDGEFIELD, S.C. (AP) — Attorney General William Barr on Monday accused Democrats of trying to create a “public spectacle” by subpoenaing Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation. In an interview with The Associated Press, Barr said the Justice Department would support Mueller if he decides he “doesn’t want to […]

Jun 26, 2019

Robert Mueller to testify publicly before two House committees

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to testify publicly before Congress on July 17 after Democrats issued subpoenas to compel him to appear, the chairmen of two House committees announced. Mueller’s unusual back-to-back testimony in front of the House Judiciary and the Intelligence committees is likely to be the most highly anticipated […]

May 30, 2019

On obstruction, Mueller adhered to untested opinions

WASHINGTON – With his decision that he could not make a determination whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, special counsel Robert Mueller III hewed to Justice Department legal opinions that have not been tested in the courts and were rooted in past presidential crises. Mueller emphasized in his first public comments Wednesday that he believed […]

May 30, 2019

Mueller’s statement highlights key differences with Barr on investigation

WASHINGTON – Departing special counsel Robert Mueller III finally spoke publicly Wednesday, and his carefully chosen comments highlight the ways in which he disagrees with his boss, Attorney General William Barr, about the facts and the law surrounding the investigation into President Donald Trump. “If we had had confidence that the president clearly did not […]

May 6, 2019

President Trump changes his position on Mueller’s testimony

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s turnabout on whether the special counsel should appear before Congress — “Bob Mueller should not testify,” he tweeted — has sparked criticism from Democratic lawmakers eager to question the author of the report on Russia’s election interference . Trump had previously said he would leave the question of Robert […]

May 1, 2019

Mueller frustrated with Barr over portrayal of findings

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller expressed frustration to Attorney General William Barr last month about how the findings of his Russia investigation were being portrayed, saying he worried that a letter summarizing the main conclusions of the probe lacked the necessary context and was creating public confusion about his team’s work, a Justice […]

Apr 22, 2019

Inside Mueller’s search for answers about whether Trump campaign conspired with Russia

WASHINGTON – On a cloudy day in early November, the last of conservative writer Jerome Corsi’s six marathon interviews with the office of special counsel Robert Mueller was about to begin. Sitting in a building in Washington, three prosecutors assigned to his case opened with a lecture. For more than two months, they had been […]

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