NEW YORK — A former top Trump official has changed her tune regarding what she knew about disgraced national security adviser Michael Flynn’s Russian contacts. K.T. McFarland, who worked on the Trump campaign, served as deputy national security adviser and was nominated by the president to be the ambassador to Singapore, has reportedly revised statements she made to special counsel Robert Mueller’s office about Flynn, according to The Washington Post.
WASHINGTON — Former national security adviser Michael Flynn is set to be sentenced for lying to federal agents in an indication that his cooperation with special counsel Robert Mueller is finished. Flynn has been cooperating with the probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election since he pleaded guilty in December. His sentencing has been repeatedly delayed but on Monday lawyers for both sides told U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan that they’re available for a sentencing
WASHINGTON — White House counsel Don McGahn, a consequential insider in President Donald Trump’s legal storms and successes and a key figure in the administration’s handling of the Russia investigation, will be leaving in the fall, the president announced Wednesday. McGahn’s exit continues the churn of top officials as the administration sets records for turnover and the White House struggles to fill key vacancies. Unlike some less-amiable separations, however, Trump
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump confronted one of the most perilous moments of his presidency Tuesday after two onetime members of his inner circle simultaneously were labeled “guilty” of criminal charges. Although Trump largely ignored the jarring back-to-back blows at a campaign rally in West Virginia, questions mounted about his possible legal exposure and political future. In a split screen for the history books, Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump abruptly revoked the security clearance of ex-CIA Director John Brennan on Wednesday, an unprecedented act of retribution against a vocally critical former top U.S. official. Trump also threatened to yank the clearances of a handful of individuals, including former top intelligence and law enforcement officials, as well as a current member of the Justice Department. All are critics of the president or are people whom Trump appears to believe are