Author: Carol D. Leonnig

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He is expected to take over as White House counsel within the next week. [Read More]
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The complaints center on the Supreme Court nominee's comments during Senate confirmation hearing, a judge of the D.C. Circuit said. [Read More]
President Donald Trump's lead lawyer said Monday that attorneys for his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort have reiterated that the president has nothing to fear... [Read More]
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Manafort's insight into the campaign could fill in final blanks in special counsel inquiry. [Read More]
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First came George Papadopoulos, the former Trump campaign adviser who was arrested by the FBI when he stepped off a plane at Dulles International Airport... [Read More]
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Special counsel Robert Mueller told President Donald Trump's lawyers in a letter Friday that he will accept written answers from Trump to questions about whether... [Read More]
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But the special counsel left open the possibility that he would continue to pursue a presidential interview. [Read More]
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Mueller did not rule out interviewing the president as part of his wide-ranging inquiry. [Read More]
Tags: Mueller - Trump - Russia
The former Justice Department attorney who practices commercial litigation has been advising Trump's outside legal team since at least June. [Read More]
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Earlier this week, Trump interviewed Cipollone, a former Justice Department attorney who practices commercial litigation at Stein Mitchell Cipollone Beato & Missner, according to two... [Read More]
There has been broad discussion about bringing on new lawyers experienced in white-collar defence and political scandals. [Read More]
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President Donald Trump's advisers and allies are increasingly worried that he has neither the staff nor the strategy to protect himself from a possible... [Read More]
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The Office of White House Counsel faces departures at a critical point: the possibility of a seismic midterm shift. [Read More]
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President Donald Trump has privately revived the idea of firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions in conversations with his aides and personal lawyers this month. [Read More]
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Weisselberg helped reimburse hush money to attorney Cohen, sources say. [Read More]
The decision to grant Weisselberg immunity gave prosecutors access to one of the highest-ranking figures inside the president's private company. [Read More]
A federal investigation that led President Donald Trump's longtime lawyer to implicate Trump in two campaign finance crimes this week also secured the cooperation of... [Read More]
Allen Weisselberg, chief financial officer for the Trump Organization, was one of the executives who helped arrange $420,000 in payments to President Donald Trump's longtime... [Read More]
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The chief financial officer for the Trump Organization has been granted immunity by federal investigators to testify about his role in payments to reimburse President... [Read More]
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Weisselberg is the person identified in court filings as "Executive-1," according to one person with knowledge. [Read More]
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