Gates' plea to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges is a strong indication that he plans to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
Special counsel Robert Mueller charges 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities for allegedly interfering in the 2016 presidential election. Read the full text of the indictment here.
The president declines to express confidence in Rod Rosenstein, but two White House sources say Trump is not planning to fire the deputy attorney general.
The government will continue to pursue felony charges against 59 defendants. The announcement marks a major change in legal strategy following acquittal of six people in December.
Better to take in Norwegians than Haitians and people from some African countries, the president suggests. The remark reopens a conversation about racism in high places.
President Vladimir Putin accuses the United States of “aggressive” overreaction in the wake of a study by Senate Democrats warning of Russian interference across Europe.
The Democratic senator's move comes over the objection of Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, a Republican, who decries it as “confounding.”
Both Barack Obama and Donald Trump resisted sending weapons to Ukraine. Then the investigation into Trump-Russia collusion was launched.