US attorney general William Barr’s conclusion that President Donald Trump did not obstruct justice, revealed publicly on Sunday in a letter to lawmakers, reflects inherent difficulties in proving such an obstruction case, legal experts said.
Tue, 26 Mar, 2019
Former FBI director James Comey has voiced his concerns about Donald Trump's leadership and his “zero-tolerance” immigration policy along the US-Mexico border which has seen migrant children separated from their parents.
Fri, 22 Jun, 2018
President Donald Trump questioned the impartiality of the deputy director of the FBI, Andrew McCabe, who is planning to retire from the bureau in the months ahead after being buffeted by attacks over alleged anti-Trump bias in the agency.
Sun, 24 Dec, 2017
Disgraced former US congressman Anthony Weiner should be spared from prison at his sentencing for sexting with a 15-year-old girl who dreamed about affecting the US presidential election, his lawyers said.
Thu, 14 Sep, 2017
JOHN Mindermann is part of an unusual fraternity. A former agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), now 80 and retired in his hometown, San Francisco, he is among the relative handful of law-enforcement officials who have investigated a sitting president of the US.
Sat, 08 Jul, 2017
Republican and Democrat leaders on the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee are threatening a subpoena unless the White House clarifies whether any recordings, memoranda or other documents exist of Donald Trump's meetings with sacked FBI director James Comey.
Fri, 30 Jun, 2017
President Donald Trump has appeared to cast doubt on the assessment of 17 US intelligence agencies that blame Russia for election meddling, questioning why the Obama administration did not try to stop it.
Thu, 22 Jun, 2017
A report into claims that €600,000 in agency funding was cut after whistleblowers exposed the Grace foster abuse scandal is being delayed because the HSE wants to remove some of its “true and accurate” conclusions. The allegation has been made by two whistleblowers at the centre of the case in a letter to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).
Fri, 16 Jun, 2017
It is less than five months since Donald Trump was sworn in as president but even in that time he and his billionaires’ junta have made fundamental changes to the relationships that sustained American hegemony and, more often than not, championed the liberal, tolerant values that defined the Western world.
Fri, 09 Jun, 2017
Former FBI director James Comey will say in his opening statement to a congressional hearing that President Donald Trump told him "I need loyalty, I expect loyalty" during a January dinner.
Wed, 07 Jun, 2017
US president Donald Trump has said the appointment of a special counsel to investigate allegations that his campaign collaborated with Russia to sway the 2016 election is "the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history".
Thu, 18 May, 2017