Tag: Justice Department

Sessions Was Advised Not to Disclose Russia Meetings on Security Forms

Photo President Trump talked with Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service on Capitol Hill this month. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times WASHINGTON —…
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Writers From the Right and Left React to This Week’s Trump News

When Mr. McCarthy read our story reporting that Mr. Trump told Russian officials that James B. Comey was a “nut job,” he admits to being “slack-jawed.” Despite whatever flaws Mr.…
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UnitedHealth Overbilled Medicare by Billions, U.S. Says in Suit

He said that reviewing patients’ charts and correcting errors was “an appropriate and expected part of the Medicare Advantage program,” and that questions about such activities “reflect at most a…
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Rosenstein Leaves House Members Frustrated by Lack of Detail

Photo Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein leaves after a closed briefing for members of the House of Representatives on Friday to discuss the firing of F.B.I. Director James B.…
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Seven Problems With James Comey’s Credibility

SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTERTEL AVIV – Earlier this week, the New York Times reported that President Donald Trump tried during a private meeting to convince then-FBI Director James Comey to…
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Trump’s Business Ties to Middle East Precede Him

His first stop will be in Saudi Arabia, where at least 55 world leaders and other industry leaders are expected to take part in three summit meetings in Riyadh. While…
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Comey, Unsettled by Trump, Is Said to Have Wanted Him Kept at a Distance

The day after the Flynn conversation, Reince Priebus, the White House chief of staff, asked Mr. Comey to help push back on reports in the news media that Mr. Trump’s…
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Special Counsels, Special Prosecutors, and Other Investigators, Explained

Given the circumstances, “he is required to look” at whether there was obstruction of justice, said Julie O’Sullivan, a former federal prosecutor who teaches criminal law at Georgetown University. “He…
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Trump Team Knew Flynn Was Under Investigation Before He Came to White House

After Mr. Flynn’s dismissal, Mr. Trump tried to get James B. Comey, the F.B.I. director, to drop the investigation — an act that some legal experts say is grounds for…
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