Mueller Defends Russia Probe, Says Stone Remains a Felon

Former special counsel Robert Mueller sharply defended his investigation into ties between Russia and Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, writing in a newspaper opinion piece Saturday that the probe was of “paramount importance” and asserting that a Trump ally, Roger Stone, “remains a convicted felon, and rightly so” despite the president’s decision to commute his prison sentence.

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Watchdog Says Agency Played Politics in Sharpiegate Fallout

Americans’ safety was not the focus, a federal watchdog reported, when agency officials chastised an office in Alabama that gave accurate information about Hurricane Dorian last year, contradicting President Trump’s erroneous insistence about the storm’s expected impact.

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State, Local Officials Blast Federal Response to Worsening Pandemic

The word often on the lips of state and local officials testifying before Congress on Wednesday was “failure” when they were asked to describe the Trump administration’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic that has infected over 3 million Americans and killed more than 130,000.

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