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Pelosi: Attorney General Barr 'off the rails' on Mueller report

LEESBURG, Va. (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi castigated Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday for comments he made during congressional hearings this week about the federal probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Explainer - How much of the Mueller report must U.S. attorney general disclose?

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has submitted the report on his investigation of Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election, Attorney General William Barr must decide how much of the document - if any - to make public.

New York attorney general is investigating Trump projects: New York Times

(Reuters) - The New York attorney general's office is looking into ties between Deutsche Bank and Investors Bank and several Trump Organization projects, the New York Times reported late Monday.

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein to step down in March - official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rod Rosenstein, the U.S. deputy attorney general who appointed a special counsel to investigate possible ties between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign, is expected to step down by mid March, a Justice Department official said on Monday.

Top Democrat warns acting U.S. attorney general about Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top Democratic lawmaker warned U.S. Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker on Tuesday not to dodge questions about the Russia investigation when he testifies before the House Judiciary Committee, and provided him with a list of prepared questions before the congressional hearing.

Trump's attorney general pick says he did, in fact, register for draft

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's pick to serve as U.S. attorney general, William Barr, got his nomination off to an awkward start by telling lawmakers he did not register for the military draft during the Vietnam War, before saying on Thursday that he had in fact signed up.

Ex-NY Attorney General Schneiderman will not face criminal charges

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Prosecutors said on Thursday they have decided not to bring criminal charges against former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who resigned in May after four women accused him of physical abuse.

Acting U.S. attorney general to oversee Russia probe -spokeswoman

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will oversee all matters under the Justice Department's purview, including the Russia probe that had been supervised by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, a department spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

Trump says attorney general should stop Mueller probe 'right now'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to end a federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether there was any cooperation by his campaign with Moscow.

U.S. Attorney General Sessions says Mueller probe has taken on 'life of its own'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday defended his decision not to appoint a second special prosecutor to investigate Republicans' concerns about the FBI by noting that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe had already taken on "a life of its own."