Ex-White House counsel McGahn says effort to get Mueller fired was ‘point of no return’
Former White House counsel Don McGahn told lawmakers in a closed-door interview last week that he regarded President Donald Trump's effort to have special counsel Robert Mueller fired as “a point of no return" for the administration if carried out.
Justice Department appeals judge’s order on releasing Russia investigation memo
The Biden administration is appealing a judge's order directing it to release in its entirety a legal memo on whether President Donald Trump had obstructed justice during the Russia investigation.
Ex-Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein joins King & Spalding
Former U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has joined King & Spalding LLC as a partner, the firm announced Wednesday. He will work from the Atlanta-based firm’s Washington office. Rosenstein, who resigned from the Department of Justice in April 2019, joins a team of other well-known former DOJ members, including former Deputy U.S. Attorney General […]
Mueller report piques Watergate grand juror’s curiosity
Welcome to Monday, a time for wishing each other many happy returns. Here are some news items to get your week started: — A former Watergate grand jury foreman awaits release of Mueller report. — A non-Shakespearean actress must decide whether to plead or not to plead. — Could lack of diligence explain why an […]
Appeals court hears argument that Mueller probe is invalid
A federal appeals court heard arguments Thursday about whether special counsel Robert Mueller's appointment to lead the Russia investigation was constitutional.