Facing impeachment over a phone call to Ukraine, and with his Russian and Saudi links likely to come under the scanner, Trump needs all the friends he can get. China could be that friend, if it brings trade deals he can sell to both Wall Street and policy hawks.
Prospective jurors are being questioned behind closed doors in one of the most closely watched US defamation cases in years.
Though far from the only US president dogged by legal and ethical scandals, Donald Trump now occupies a unique place in history as the first indicted on criminal charges,
Charles McGonigal, who once led the agency’s counter-intelligence division in New York, is accused of being paid by Oleg Deripaska to investigate a rival oligarch, and of pushing for the lifting of sanctions on Deripaska.
In a blistering filing, the judge accused the ex-US president of a ‘pattern of abuse of the courts’, using them to seek revenge on political adversaries.
Once a low profile figure, Yevgeny Prigozhin’s recent admission that he meddles in US elections has propelled the Kremlin caterer into the spotlight.
Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin’s remarks come on the eve of the US 2022 midterms; he was among those indicted in Robert Mueller’s Trump-Russia investigation.
The former White House communications director is no stranger to probes of her ex-boss and was a witness in Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.
The ex-US president’s lawyers say the news network has tried to taint him with labels like ‘racist’, ‘Russian lacky’, ‘insurrectionist’ and ‘Hitler’.
A government watchdog says the document – which concludes that the firing of an FBI director and other actions were not an obstruction of justice – ‘twists the facts and the law’ to benefit Trump.
A witness in the trial of a former campaign lawyer charged with lying to the FBI said Clinton had personally signed off on the plan to pitch to the media the now-discredited theory about secret communications with a Russian bank.
The analyst has been indicted for allegedly lying to the FBI about his role in collecting information for ex-UK spy Christopher Steele.
Oligarch Oleg Deripaska has ties to Vladimir Putin and to Trump ally Paul Manafort, and has been under US sanctions since 2018.
Several countries accuse ‘cyber actors’ backed by Beijing of hacking the Microsoft Exchange email server, as allegations of Chinese cyberattacks mount.
McGahn was questioned for hours on Friday by House Judiciary Committee Democrats about the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
US President Donald Trump issued a new raft of pardons for allies, adding to a long list he has granted in his waning days in office.
The decision follows months of complaints from President Donald Trump about the administration’s top lawyer.
This is the highest profile pardon by the president, who has also pardoned Army personnel accused of war crimes in Afghanistan and former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Donald Trump reportedly plans to include his former national security adviser in a series of pardons he will issue in the final days of his presidency.
US president has expressed frustration with his attorney general for not doing more to prosecute his political enemies ahead of the November 3 election.
President distrusted politicians and valued loyalty above all, repeatedly placing relatives in key campaign positions, writes former aide Rick Gates in new book.
Whistle-blower report by ex-DHS official says he was told to halt assessments on Russian influence because they were making ‘president look bad’.
Robert O’Brien said Beijing has the biggest programme to influence domestic politics.
US counter-intelligence chief William Evanina in political crosshairs after report that China wants ‘unpredictable’ US president to lose in November election.
Doing anything to win has always been president’s ‘business model and way of life’, former fixer Michael Cohen says in foreword to Disloyal, A Memoir.
Reward marks one of the most public signs that members of President Donald Trump’s administration are taking election meddling seriously, despite anger by Trump himself over findings that Russia has assisted him.
A tell-all book, Compromised, by former FBI counter-intelligence agent Peter Strzok, who investigated both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, is due out in September.
Former intelligence officer Christopher Steele wrote document after being hired to examine Trump’s Russia links ahead of 2016 US presidential election.