Timothy Flanigan, a deputy White House counsel during the George W. Bush administration, told Yahoo News that he sees no reason Brett Kavanaugh should have to recuse himself from cases involving the president who nominated him to SCOTUS.
Watergate senior counsel Philip Lacovara tells Yahoo News that Robert Mueller should have more than enough evidence to act and that any testimony from President Trump would be irrelevant.
A senior Democratic strategist says the first question for President Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court — before “their rear end hits the chair” — should be whether he or she was asked to pledge loyalty to the president on key issues related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.
A top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee says he believes longtime Donald Trump adviser Roger Stone and an associate “lied through their teeth” when they testified before his panel and they both should be investigated for perjury. Swalwell focused on recent revelations that, at Caputo’s instigation, Stone met during the 2016 campaign in Florida with a Russian immigrant and sometime FBI informant named Henry Greenberg who offered “dirt” on Hillary Clinton.
U.S. intelligence officials last year identified a “suspect” who served as the “cut-out” for Russian intelligence to funnel thousands of DNC emails and documents to WikiLeaks, according to former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper.
Ben Rhodes details the former president's missteps in dealing with the threat of a Russian propaganda campaign.
The lawyer leading a suit against the president over his ownership of a Washington hotel says he is “confident” that a federal judge will require the Trump Organization to begin turning over evidence.
“The left adored me for my statements about Bill Clinton,” Dershowitz says in a new episode of the Yahoo News podcast “Skullduggery.” “And they despise me for making exactly the same statements about a political figure they despise.”
Avril Haines, who served as President Obama's deputy national security adviser, told the Yahoo News podcast "Skullduggery" that it's "ridiculous" for President Trump to claim that "Spygate" is one of the biggest political scandals in U.S. history.
“I think we should expect to see an increase in Iranian cyberactivity against us,” said Michael Daniel, the former White House cyber coordinator, in an interview on the Yahoo News podcast "Skullduggery."
Former CIA Director Michael Hayden has some surprising advice for one-time colleagues who ask whether they should take a job working for President Trump: Don’t do it.
The top Democrat on Senate Intelligence Committee says the panel has no timetable for wrapping up its ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and the Trump campaign’s contacts with the Kremlin.
One of the prosecutors who brought the case against Scooter Libby says President Trump's pardon of the ex-top aide to former Vice President Dick Cheney sends a not-so-subtle message to potential witnesses in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.
Dan Fried, the former State Department diplomat who oversaw sanctions policy, told the "Skullduggery" podcast that he was “extremely” frustrated when the Obama administration issued “weak” and “frankly inadequate” sanctions against Russia for interfering in the 2016 presidential election.
Join Yahoo News’ Editor-in-Chief, Daniel Klaidman, and Chief Investigative Correspondent, Michael Isikoff, for a special live video taping of Skullduggery.
A former top CIA official who served as the agency’s station chief in Moscow is sharply criticizing his former boss, John Brennan, accusing him of doing Vladimir Putin’s “bidding” through his harsh attacks on President Trump.
Former Whitewater independent counsel Kenneth Starr said the hush money payment to Stormy Daniels on the eve of the 2016 election raises “difficult and serious” issues that need to be evaluated by the Justice Department.
A top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee chastised President Trump for congratulating Russian President Vladimir Putin on his reelection — but then refused to distance himself from Trump.
The widow of a former Russian intelligence officer who was poisoned to death at a London hotel in 2006 shared with Yahoo News a letter she received from May two years ago, after the British government concluded that Vladimir Putin was “probably” responsible for her husband’s murder.
An ex-CIA Moscow station chief, in this week's podcast of "Skulduggery," says the poisoning of a Russian double agent in England has the signs of a hit by the Kremlin. Also, comic Randy Credico denies he alerted Roger Stone to WikiLeaks' dumping of Clinton emails.
Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee have a list of 20 to 30 witnesses they still want to question in the Russia investigation but fear that Republicans will prevent them from doing so, Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., says.
Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman examine the latest legal screwups in Washington. Did Michael Cohen just put President Trump in potential legal jeopardy after he confirmed that he paid porn star Stormy Daniels $130,000? Isikoff and Klaidman speak with Larry Noble, former general counsel of the Federal Election Commission, about the legal implications of Cohen’s admission. They also speak with Lanny Davis, author of a new book, “The Unmaking of the President 2016: How FBI Director James Comey Cost Hillary Clinton the Presidency,” about the legal decisions made by Comey during the 2016 election. ...
In the latest episode of "Skullduggery," the Yahoo News podcast with Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman, a former FEC lawyer panned President Trump's attorney Michael Cohen's statement about facilitating a payment to porn star Stormy Daniels during the campaign.
On this episode of Yahoo News’ Skullduggery, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman take a closer look at the recent political attacks on the FBI and what it means for the country’s premier law enforcement agency. They talk to Mike Rogers, the former chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, and Don Robinson, an ex-FBI agent based in Moscow, to get their thoughts on the current state of the bureau, its relationship with the White House and how and if the FBI can bounce back.