Feds Seek Light Sentence for Mueller Witness Rick Gates

The Justice Department is asking for a lenient sentence for Rick Gates, ahead of the star witness from the Mueller investigation appearing in federal court next week to find out how his guilty plea and testimony in three criminal trials will impact his punishment.  

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Watchdog Expected to Find Russia Probe Valid

The Justice Department’s internal watchdog was to release a highly anticipated report Monday that is expected to reject President Donald Trump’s claims that the Russia investigation was illegitimate and tainted by political bias from FBI leaders. it also is expected to document errors during the investigation that may animate Trump supporters.

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Feds Grilled Over Trump Appointment of Immigration Official

A federal judge told the Justice Department on Tuesday that its case for the legitimacy of President Donald Trump appointing the acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services eviscerates a law Congress passed to ensure top agency officials are Senate-confirmed. 

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Judge Delays Flynn Sentencing Until Release of DOJ Report

A federal judge has agreed to postpone Michael Flynn’s sentencing originally slated for Dec. 18 after both sides requested a delay until the release of a Justice Department internal report on the investigation into Russia and the 2016 Trump campaign.

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