A congressional report exposes a move to circumvent national security procedures for a Saudi deal that could benefit Trump supporters.
His actions after James Comey's firing reportedly prompted officials to evaluate whether the president was a potential threat to U.S. security.
Donald Trump's former lawyer is likely to pull back the curtain on episodes involving the president's personal life and business dealings.
Maryland argues that the president sidestepped the Constitution and the Justice Department by elevating Matthew Whitaker to the top job.
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.
George Papadopoulos, the first to plead guilty in Robert Mueller's probe, gets 14 days in prison, well under the six-month sentence sought by the government.
Donald Trump says special counsel Robert Mueller should have wrapped up the inquiry long ago.
During his second day of confirmation hearings, the Supreme Court nominee also refuses to say whether he thinks a president can pardon himself.
Prosecutors say the Trump campaign's former foreign policy adviser caused irreparable damage to the Russia probe by lying repeatedly during a January 2017 interview.