The acting attorney general's appointment is an unlawful and blatant end run around the Attorney General Succession Act and the Appointments Clause of the Constitution.
Maryland argues that the president sidestepped the Constitution and the Justice Department by elevating Matthew Whitaker to the top job.
With the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as attorney general, Trump has empowered one of the special prosecutor's fiercest critics.
The president says he may delay a highly anticipated meeting with the Justice Department's No. 2 official.
The deputy attorney general—in the bull's-eye over alleged remarks—expected to be fired at a Monday meeting, but he's still on the payroll.
The president polls advisers on what to do about his deputy attorney general after an explosive story breaks. More recommend containing the urge to dismiss him.
A bombshell report claims the deputy attorney general floated the idea of invoking the 25th Amendment to remove the president from office.
If you’re Paul Manafort, Robert Mueller owns you. If you’re Mueller, you’re in the catbird seat. And if you’re Donald Trump, you’re your own worst enemy.
Senior Justice Department official Bruce Ohr tells lawmakers of a potentially explosive exchange of information with former British spy Christopher Steele in 2016. The president has relentlessly sought to discredit both men.
U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter—who was one of candidate Trump's earliest congressional backers—is facing a federal indictment. The Southern California Republican is seeking re-election in November.