Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Rod J. Rosenstein

In this March 7, 2017, file photo, then-Deputy Attorney General-designate Rod Rosenstein, listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

BY ERIC TUCKER and ERICA WERNER WASHINGTON (AP) — During his meeting with Russian officials last week, President Donald Trump said recently fired FBI Director James Comey was a “nut job” whose ouster relieved “great pressure” on him, according to ...
President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

BY ERICA WERNER and DARLENE SUPERVILLE WASHINGTON (AP) — If President Donald Trump was hoping to head out on his first big foreign trip with turmoil calmed at home, he’s going to have a disappointing Air Force One departure on ...
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 18, 2017, for a closed-door meeting with Senators a day after appointing former FBI Director Robert Mueller to oversee the investigation into possible ties between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

BY ERIC TUCKER and SADIE GURMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s decision to appoint former FBI Director Robert Mueller to head an investigation into possible Russian coordination with the Trump campaign could help restore public faith in ...
In this June 19, 2013, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

BY ERIC TUCKER, JULIE PACE and NANCY BENAC WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out Thursday at the appointment of a special counsel to investigate allegations that his campaign collaborated with Russia to sway the 2016 election, tweeting that ...
President Donald Trump talks to reporters during a meeting with Dr. Henry Kissinger, former Secretary of State and National Security Advisor under President Richard Nixon, in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

BY JULIE PACE WASHINGTON (AP) — Days before he was fired by Donald Trump, FBI Director James Comey requested more resources to pursue his investigation into Russia’s election meddling and the possible involvement of Trump associates, U.S. officials say, fueling ...
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