Deutsche Bank: Trump’s banking data turned over to Mueller

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Special Counsel Robert Mueller has asked Deutsche Bank to share data on accounts held by U.S. President Donald Trump and his family, a person close to the matter said on Tuesday. Germany’s largest bank received a subpoena from Mueller several weeks ago to provide informat...
2017-12-05 18:43:29 +0000

Is Flynn cooperating with Mueller or he's just bluffing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, have told Trump’s legal team they can no longer discuss a probe into Russian meddling in the U.S. election, indicating Flynn may be cooperating with the investigation, the New York Times r...
2017-11-24 06:49:48 +0000

Mueller Wants to Know if Trump Knew About Campaign's Russia Contacts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team has questioned Sam Clovis, co-chairman of President Donald Trump’s election campaign, to determine if Trump or top aides knew of the extent of the campaign team’s contacts with Russia, two sources familiar with the investigation said on...
2017-11-11 08:26:47 +0000

Mueller Gathered Sufficient Evidence Charging Trump Aide Flynn & Son

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special Counsel Robert Mueller has collected sufficient evidence to charge Michael Flynn, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, and his son, NBC News reported on Sunday, citing multiple sources familiar with the investigation. NBC News said Mu...
2017-11-05 18:00:41 +0000

Mueller's Clear Signal to the White House and Trump Associates

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump brushed off the first indictments in the probe of his campaign’s ties to Russian election meddling, but the charges sent a clear signal to the White House and other Trump associates: Robert Mueller means business. By going after Trump’s ca...
2017-10-31 18:35:00 +0000

Trump's Trio Face Criminal Charges in Mueller's Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal investigators probing Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election charged President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort and another aide, Rick Gates, with money laundering on Monday. A third former Trump adviser, George Papadopoulos, pleaded g...
2017-10-30 23:24:27 +0000

Special Counsel Robert Mueller Files Charges in Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal grand jury on Friday approved the first charges in the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a source briefed on the matter told Reuters. The indictment was sealed under orders from a federal judge so it was not cle...
2017-10-29 06:30:21 +0000

Google, Facebook May Have to Reveal Secrets to Mueller Investigation

The investigations into Russia's role in the 2016 election are threatening to pry the lid off tech companies' most prized possessions: the secret inner workings of their online platforms. As the probes unfold into social media’s role in spreading misinformation, U.S. lawmakers are beginning t...
2017-10-01 14:33:26 +0000

Why Trump is so Afraid of Mueller's Investigation

It’s been clear for months that special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation is also examining whether President Trump attempted to obstruct justice while he was in office. But of late, more and more specifics have emerged about just which of Trump’s actions Mueller is zeroing in on. ...
2017-09-21 18:51:38 +0000

Mueller Investigation is Getting Serious

The Mueller investigation is getting serious.While Senate Republicans on Monday were busy mounting a last-minute push to take health care away from millions of Americans, two stories broke about the Mueller investigation that suggest it has kicked into a higher gear. Both deal with Paul Manafort....
2017-09-19 16:43:22 +0000

Is Mueller's Russia Investigation Closing In?

Three recently reported events each point to a tightening of the investigative net around Trump campaign's possible involvement with Russia and further financial ties to oligarch money. The first event is the investigation's cooperation with the the IRS Criminal Investigation Unit <...
2017-09-02 18:30:26 +0000

Mueller Brings IRS Financial Crimes Unit Into Trump Russia Investigation

Robert Mueller, the FBI's special counsel in charge of the investigation of the Trump campaign's ties to Russia, is now teaming up with a specialized financial crimes unit within the IRS, The Daily Beast reported Thursday, citing people familiar with the development. <hr><strong><a href="http...
2017-09-02 16:06:31 +0000

Russia Probe: Mueller Goes After Trump's Tax Returns

BREAKING NEWS — Special counsel Robert Mueller has enlisted the help of the IRS criminal investigations unit for the FBI's Trump-Russia investigation. The agents, whom the Daily Beast reports Mueller has great respect for, exclusively focus on financial crimes such as tax evasion and money lau...
2017-09-01 03:17:07 +0000

Mueller Probe of Manafort Intensifies: Cooperation With New York Attorney General

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team is working with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on its investigation into Paul Manafort and his financial transactions, according to several people familiar with the matter. The cooperation is the latest indication that the federal probe into P...
2017-08-31 17:01:50 +0000

Trump Trys to Kill Bill Protecting Mueller

(Vox.com) Since Special Counsel Robert Mueller was appointed to head the Justice Department’s Russia investigation back in May, Washington has speculated about whether President Donald Trump will end up firing him. And according to a new report from Politico’s Josh Dawsey and Elana Schor, the ...
2017-08-25 00:54:42 +0000

Mueller Turns Up The Heat With Unusual Search Warrant In Russia Probe

Federal prosecutors have lots of ways to intensify pressure on the people they're investigating, from early morning FBI raids to leaning on relatives of those under government scrutiny. But even by those measures, the special counsel investigating Russian interference in last year's presidenti...
2017-08-12 21:02:20 +0000

Mueller's inquiry into Trump's Russia ties ramping up

WASHINGTON - Special counsel Robert Mueller has impaneled a grand jury in Washington to investigate allegations of Russia’s interference in the 2016 elections, the Wall Street Journal said on Thursday, citing two unnamed people familiar with the matter. The grand jury began its work in recent ...
2017-08-03 21:28:31 +0000

To control Mueller, Trump wants to get rid of Sessions

WASHINGTON - In an interview with New York Times, President Trump took on Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel now leading the investigation into Russian meddling in last year’s election. Asked if Mr. Mueller’s investigation would cross a red line if it expanded to look at his family’s f...
2017-07-20 15:02:18 +0000

FBI investigator Mueller to probe Mike Flynn's Turkey ties

WASHINGTON — Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating possible ties between the Trump election campaign and Russia, is expanding his probe to include a grand jury investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn, three sources told Reuters. The move means Mueller’s po...
2017-06-02 15:27:48 +0000

Comey wants to speak with FBI investigator Mueller before testifying

Former FBI Director James Comey is delaying an appearance before the U.S. House Oversight Committee that had been planned for Wednesday, the panel's chairman said on Monday. In a post on Twitter, Chairman Jason Chaffetz, who will step down from his seat in Congress in June, said he had spoken ...
2017-05-23 00:39:26 +0000

Ex-FBI Director Mueller Appointed to Investigate Trump-Russia Ties

WASHINGTON — House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi welcomed the appointment of Ex-FBI Director Mueller in the Russia probe involving U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump but said on Thursday an independent commission was still needed to guard against political press...
2017-05-18 18:04:01 +0000