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Indictment: Pete Sessions was asked to help remove Ukraine ambassador

Two associates of President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani pushed former Republican Rep. Pete Sessions to seek the ouster of the US Ambassador to Ukraine at the same time as the associates were helping to bankroll his campaign, according to a federal indictment and campaign finance records.

GOP lawmakers ask Justice Dept to investigate Cohen for perjury

Two of President Donald Trump's closest allies on the House Oversight Committee referred Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, to the Justice Department Thursday for possible criminal prosecution, claiming to have evidence that Cohen "committed perjury and knowingly made false statements" to lawmakers during his day-long testimony Wednesday.

Republicans: Cohen lawyer says key topics off-limits for hearing

Michael Cohen's congressional testimony next month will exclude any topic that's "under investigation," Republicans say they were told by Cohen's lawyer, which could mean Cohen won't discuss lying to Congress about the Trump Tower Moscow project or the payments made to women during the 2016 campaign for their silence.

Meadows out of running for chief of staff

President Donald Trump is no longer considering one of his top congressional allies, Rep. Mark Meadows, to become his next White House chief of staff, the White House confirmed on Wednesday.

Comey meeting with House committee behind closed doors

Former FBI Director James Comey, after facing aggressive questioning from members of Congress on Friday, expressed exasperation that he had been dragged to a private setting on Capitol Hill to be asked questions about the Hillary Clinton email investigation that ended more than two years ago.

Rosenstein to face lawmakers on Capitol Hill next week

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will speak to congressional leaders next week behind closed doors to address reports that he discussed wearing a wire to secretly record President Donald Trump and recruited Cabinet members to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office.

Sessions defends Rosenstein after impeachment threat

Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended Rod Rosenstein on Thursday, saying he has "the highest confidence" in him one day after House conservatives introduced a resolution to impeach the deputy attorney general overseeing the special counsel Russia investigation.

Republicans renew push for second special counsel

A group of House Republicans who have been among the most vocal critics of Robert Mueller renewed their calls for a second special counsel to investigate the Justice Department and FBI's handling of the investigation into President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia.