WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and hearings on special counsel Robert Mueller's report (all times local):
The House is expecting to receive the first files of...
House Democrats make deal to see Mueller files on Trump
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House expects to receive the first files of underlying evidence from Robert Mueller's report soon, after a sudden shift by the Justice Department as Democrats weigh...
Prosecutors refuse final meeting with Cohen as prison looms
WASHINGTON (AP) — For months, President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen tried — but failed — to position himself as a whistleblower in the vein of Watergate hero John Dean.
Watergate memories spring to life with Trump’s troubles
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House seethes with intrigue and backstabbing as aides hunt for the anonymous Deep (state) Throat among them. A president feels besieged by tormentors — Bob Woodward is driving him crazy — so he tends his version of an enemies list, wondering aloud if he should rid himself of his attorney general or the special prosecutor or both.
Senate concludes Kavanaugh hearing; confirmation likely
WASHINGTON (AP) — After two marathon days questioning Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, senators concluded his confirmation hearing Friday by listening to others talk about him — friends stressing his fairness and warmth but opponents warning he'd roll back abortion rights and shield President Donald Trump.
The Latest: Republican slams John Dean over Watergate role
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local):
The confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has ended with a testy exchange between Republican Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana and John Dean of Watergate notoriety.
Kennedy told Dean he only did the right thing in Watergate "when you were cornered like a rat."
John Dean of Nixon fame to testify at Kavanaugh hearing
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee has added former Solicitor General Theodore Olson and former White House counsel John Dean to the list of witnesses who will testify next week in the confirmation hearings for Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the Supreme Court.
Watergate wisdom? Cohen lawyer turns to Nixon turncoat
NEW YORK (AP) — If anyone knows what Michael Cohen is up against, his lawyer figures it's John Dean, the former White House counsel who turned on President Richard Nixon and helped run him out of office.
Cohen's lawyer, Lanny Davis, told The Associated Press on Monday that he's been talking with Dean over the last few months "to hear his wisdom, the lessons that he learned and his reflections on what he saw Michael Cohen going through."
Trump assails Mueller following Times report
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pressed his criticism of special counsel Robert Mueller on Monday, accusing Mueller's team of "enjoying ruining people's lives" and "looking to impact the election."
Trump's tweets followed a New York Times report that the White House general counsel, Don McGahn, has been cooperating extensively with the special counsel team investigating Russian election meddling and potential collusion with Trump's Republican campaign.
Trump says his White House counsel not a ‘RAT’ like Nixon’s
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that his White House counsel isn't a "RAT" like the Watergate-era White House attorney who turned on Richard Nixon, and he blasted the ongoing Russia investigation as "McCarthyism."