The FBI inadvertently revealed one of the U.S. government’s most sensitive secrets about the Sept. 11 terror attacks: the identity of a mysterious Saudi Embassy official in Washington who agents suspected had directed crucial support to two of the al-Qaida hijackers.
Former President Barack Obama, talking privately to former members of his administration, said Friday that the “rule of law is at risk” in the wake of what he called an unprecedented move by the Justice Department to drop charges against former White House National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.
Secretary of the Senate Julie Adams has turned down presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s request to search for records of any complaint filed by his former staffer Tara Reade, citing legal advice that she has “no discretion” to release such materials, because they are confidential under current law.
The National Archives said it has no record of any files that might contain evidence of a sexual misconduct complaint against Joe Biden from 27 years ago.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff says he is considering using the teleconferencing software Zoom to hold hearings while social distancing restrictions remain in place.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, widely touted as a potential vice president pick for Joe Biden, is offering fresh evidence that the coronavirus pandemic in her state is disproportionately affecting minorities.
The chief organizer of the Conservative Political Action Conference attacked a protégé of former White House adviser Steve Bannon for spreading “near panic” about the group’s recent annual gathering, feeding what he called “media hysteria” that members of Congress and other high-level attendees might have been infected with the coronavirus at the event.
In a new episode of the Yahoo News podcast “Skullduggery,” Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman interview the author of a new biography of the man behind MK-Ultra.
After excoriating Roger Stone for his lies and “belligerence,” a federal judge ordered President Trump’s longtime political adviser to serve three years and four months in prison.
Former congressman Dana Rohrabacher confirmed to Yahoo News he told Julian Assange President Trump would pardon him if he turned over information proving Russians weren't the source of Democratic emails published by WikiLeaks.
A member of President Trump’s defense team says that former Vice President Joe Biden and son Hunter Biden have “relevant evidence” and could be summoned to testify if the Senate votes next week to permit witnesses in the impeachment trial.
The key witness against President Trump’s former confidant and political mentor Roger Stone has written a highly unusual letter to a federal judge asking her not to sentence Stone to prison.
Mary McCord, the top Justice Department official who oversaw the FBI investigation into Donald Trump’s ties to Russia in its early stages, talks to the Yahoo News “Skullduggery” podcast.
While clearing the FBI of political bias in opening an investigation into then candidate Donald Trump, a Justice Department inspector general report hands powerful new ammunition to the president's allies, sharply criticizing the bureau for “serious performance errors” and “significant” errors and omissions in its applications for a secret surveillance warrant targeting a member of Trump's campaign. The long awaited 434-page report finds that FBI's team conducting Crossfire Hurricane— the code name for the bureau's investigation into links between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin — improperly relied too heavily on allegations made by Christopher Steele, a former British spy who had been hi...
“Tone down the tweets, don't punch down, you're the president of the United States,” said King in an interview on the Yahoo News podcast “Skullduggery” when asked if he had any advice for the president. "I mean, just don't punch down."
Randy Credico told Yahoo News that he was in tears upon learning of the verdict and did not want to see Stone go to jail because of his testimony.
Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, says his Republican colleagues are increasingly nervous about President Trump’s conduct and privately describe him as “pretty crooked” and a liar — even if they are not yet ready to publicly break with him.
Randy Credico's text messages to Roger Stone are likely to be key exhibits in a federal courtroom this week when Stone, the flamboyant longtime political adviser to Donald Trump, goes on trial on charges of obstruction, lying to Congress and witness tampering.
A former top State Department official says that President Trump’s green light for a Turkish invasion into northern Syria was a “super-damaging” and “reckless” mistake that could prolong the war there for “probably two or three decades.”
The State Department waited until 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday to tell U.S. Ambassador Gordon Sondland not to show up for his scheduled deposition with three House committees later that morning, the ambassador’s lawyer told Yahoo News.
The Senate Intelligence Committee has opened its own inquiry and is seeking a quick interview with the whistleblower who filed the initial complaint with the intelligence community’s inspector general, according to a letter obtained by Yahoo News.
Lindsey Boylan has mounted a surprisingly strong bid to unseat Rep. Jerry Nadler in New York’s 10th District.
Kate Kelly, one of the authors of a controversial new book about Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, said Democratic presidential candidates calling for his impeachment were engaged in a “rush to judgment” after the authors' NYT op-ed.