Author: KATELYN POLANTZ, CNN

Former Trump aide Rick Gates sentenced to 45 days in jail

Rick Gates, one of the most significant former Trump campaign advisers who flipped on President Donald Trump in the Mueller investigation, was sentenced to 45 days in jail and three years probation by a federal judge Tuesday morning.

House says it still needs Mueller grand jury details

The US House told a federal appeals court on Monday that it still needs access to confidential grand jury information from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation for use in the current impeachment proceedings.

DOJ quietly posts opinions about congressional testimony

The Justice Department on Thursday quietly published on its website some never-before-seen internal legal opinions that could help President Donald Trump block congressional requests as he faces impeachment by the US House and a trial in the Senate.

Prosecutors say ex-Trump aide Rick Gates should get probation

Federal prosecutors say former Donald Trump campaign aide Rick Gates should receive probation for his work with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, a major boost for one of the most damaging witnesses against the Trump campaign for Mueller.

How the FBI attempted to verify allegations in the Steele dossier

The Justice Department inspector general's report released Monday paints a more thorough picture than ever before on what the FBI found when it tried to verify information in Christopher Steele's dossier on Donald Trump and Russia -- including attempts to verify the existence of video tapes of "alleged unorthodox sexual activity."

Mueller witness Rick Gates seeks to avoid prison

President Donald Trump's former deputy campaign chairman and top witness in special counsel Robert Mueller's probe Rick Gates has asked for a sentence of just probation after extensive cooperation with prosecutors following a guilty plea to two federal crimes.