Bart Jansen, USA TODAY

Bart Jansen


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Recent articles by Bart:

After months clamoring for Mueller's findings, Congress weighs what's next. First, a subpoena for everything

Congress is wrestling with how to respond to revelations in special counsel Robert Mueller's report, but will start by seeking more information. → Read More

Mueller report: President Trump tried to impede Russia inquiry but aides ignored his orders

Special counsel Robert Mueller detailed episodes in which President Trump sought to frustrate the investigation of Russian election interference. → Read More

Mueller report: Public to get first look at long-awaited results of inquiry into Russia, Trump campaign

The Justice Department plans to release a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's final report on Thursday, capping a two-year inquiry. → Read More

President Trump still facing swirl of investigations even after Robert Mueller's probe has ended

Despite the end of special counsel Robert Mueller's inquiry, President Donald Trump and his businesses face probes by the feds, New York and Congress. → Read More

Journalist or criminal: Julian Assange, notorious for leaks of US secrets, faces computer hack charge

The federal case against Julian Assange separates journalism from criminality → Read More

DOJ defends AG Barr's handling of Trump, Russia conclusions; lawmakers expect Mueller to testify

The Justice Department said none of special counsel Robert Mueller's could not be released immediately because of its reliance on grand jury material. → Read More

House panel authorizes subpoena for Robert Mueller's full report, setting up a fight with Justice

The House Judiciary Committee voted to authorize a subpoena for special counsel Robert Mueller's complete. Justice planned to keep some parts secret. → Read More

Congress prepares for a battle over secret grand jury evidence in Russia inquiry; 'I intend to fight'

Lawmakers want to see information Robert Mueller obtained using grand juries and could launch a legal fight to obtain it as soon as Wednesday. → Read More

Congress prepares for a battle over secret grand jury evidence in Russia probe; 'I intend to fight'

Lawmakers want to see information Robert Mueller obtained using grand juries, and could launch a legal fight to obtain it as soon as Wednesday. → Read More

AG William Barr plans to release Mueller report by mid-April. 'Everyone will soon be able to read it.'

Attorney General William Barr told Congress on Friday he plans to release special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russia and the Trump campaign. → Read More

AG William Barr plans to deliver Mueller report to Congress and the public in 'weeks, not months'

A Justice Department official gave the first timetable for when Attorney General William Barr will deliver the special counsel's long-awaited report. → Read More

After Mueller report, Senate moves to investigate the Russia probe Trump called an 'illegal takedown'

Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham plans to investigate possible Justice and FBI abuses in probing Donald Trump's presidential campaign → Read More

Michael Avenatti, lawyer who challenged President Trump, charged with extorting Nike

Federal prosecutors filed extortion and conspiracy charges against Avenatti, a lawyer who battled President Trump. → Read More

Mueller's investigation is done. Here are the 34 people he indicted along the way

Mueller's work resulted in indictments for 34 individuals, although none of the charges involved a conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Russians. → Read More

Mueller report: Criminal investigation moves to political realm as AG Barr summarizes for Congress

Congressional Democrats plan to expand investigations into obstruction, corruption using special counsel Robert Mueller's report as a foundation. → Read More

Waiting for the Mueller report: Justice Department will not reveal conclusions of Russia inquiry on Saturday

The "principal conclusions" of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on President Trump and Russian election interference will not reach Congress Saturday. → Read More

Robert Mueller delivers report marking end of investigation into Trump campaign, Russia

Robert Mueller has delivered the long-awaited Mueller report on Russian interference to AG William Barr, marking the end of an investigation that has shadowed President Trump. → Read More

Michael Cohen: Federal probe of Trump's former lawyer began in mid-2017, and likely isn't complete

Court records unsealed Tuesday show authorities began investigating Michael Cohen in mid-2017, and suggest that their inquiry is not yet concluded. → Read More

Did Trump keep his 19 promises to insulate himself from his business? Only he knows.

Donald Trump promised to keep his business and his presidency separate. Two years and many entanglements later, they face expanding investigations. → Read More

President Donald Trump says airplanes are 'becoming far too complex to fly'

President Donald Trump, after crashes involving the new Boeing 737 Max 8, argues planes are becoming "too complex to fly" → Read More