FBI investigated over pre-election decisions on Clinton email
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday said it would probe a Federal Bureau of Investigation decision to announce an inquiry into Hillary Clinton's emails shortly before the November presidential election, a move she has blamed as a factor in her defeat. ...
DOJ watchdog investigating FBI decisions in Clinton email probe
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday said it would probe a Federal Bureau of Investigation decision to announce it was reopening an inquiry into Hillary Clinton's emails shortly before the November presidential election, a move she has blamed as a factor in her defeat. ...
DOJ investigating FBI decisions in Clinton email probe
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. government watchdog said on Thursday it would examine whether the Federal Bureau of Investigation followed proper procedures in its probe of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server. ...
EPA accuses Fiat Chrysler of excess diesel emissions
(Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday accused Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV of using software that allowed excess diesel emissions in 104,000 U.S. trucks and SUVs sold since 2014, the result of a probe that stemmed from regulators' investigation of rival Volkswagen. ...
Former MI-6 spy known to U.S. agencies is author of reports on Trump in Russia
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Christopher Steele, who wrote reports on compromising material Russian operatives allegedly had collected on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, is a former officer in Britain's Secret Intelligence Service, according to people familiar with his career. ...
U.S. Senate approves measure launching Obamacare repeal process
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Thursday took a first concrete step toward dismantling Obamacare, voting to instruct key committees to draft legislation repealing President Barack Obama's signature health insurance program. ...
Senate approves measure launching Obamacare repeal process
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Thursday took a first concrete step toward dismantling Obamacare, voting to instruct key committees to draft legislation repealing President Barack Obama's signature health insurance program. ...
Trump accuses U.S. spy agencies of Nazi practices over 'phony' Russia dossier
NEW YORK (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump escalated a fight with U.S. spy agencies on Wednesday, just nine days before he takes over their command as president, and accused them of practices reminiscent of Nazi Germany. ...
Trump accuses U.S. spy agencies of Nazi tactics over 'phony' Russia dossier
NEW YORK (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump escalated a fight with U.S. spy agencies on Wednesday, nine days before he takes over their command as president, and accused them of practices reminiscent of Nazi Germany. ...
Trump assails 'phony' Russia dossier in chaotic news conference
NEW YORK (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday angrily denounced unsubstantiated claims he had been caught in a compromising position in Russia and attacked U.S. intelligence agencies over the leak of the information. ...
Angry Trump blames U.S. intelligence for 'phony' Russia dossier
NEW YORK (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday angrily denounced the publishing of claims he had been caught in a compromising position in Russia and attacked U.S. intelligence agencies over the leak of the information. ...
Trump given unverified reports that Russia had damaging details about him
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Classified documents that the heads of four U.S. intelligence agencies presented last week to President-elect Donald Trump included claims that Russian intelligence operatives have compromising information about him, two U.S. officials said Tuesday evening. ...
Russian hackers claim to have compromising information on Trump: CNN
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Classified documents presented last week to President-elect Donald Trump included allegations that Russian operatives claim to have compromising information about him, CNN reported on Tuesday. ...
U.S. companies have new business risk - being labeled 'anti-American' by Trump
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some U.S. companies are reviewing potential mergers while others are rethinking job cuts or looking at their manufacturing operations in China for fear of being cast as "anti-American" by President-elect Donald Trump, according to Wall Street bankers, company executives and crisis management consultants. ...
Trump's nominee for attorney general says he can stand up to him
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's choice for attorney general promised on Tuesday to stand up to Trump, his close ally and future boss, saying he would oppose a ban on Muslims entering the country and enforce a law against waterboarding even though he voted against the law. ...
Trump choice for attorney general opposed law banning waterboarding
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's candidate for attorney general said on Tuesday he was against banning Muslims from entering the country and would enforce a 2015 law that outlawed waterboarding terrorism suspects, even though he had opposed the law. ...
Trump choice for attorney general opposes waterboarding, ban on Muslims
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump's candidate for attorney general on Tuesday said he opposed banning Muslims from entering the United States and, taking a tougher stance than the president-elect, said waterboarding is torture and illegal. ...
Sessions says he would favor special prosecutor for any Clinton investigation
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Senator Jeff Sessions said on Tuesday he would recuse himself from investigating Hillary Clinton's email practices and charitable foundation if confirmed as attorney general and he would favor the appointment of a special prosecutor for any such investigation. ...
Sessions defends his record on civil rights at U.S. Senate hearing
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Senator Jeff Sessions faced interruptions from protesters and questions from Senate colleagues over his record on race and civil rights as the first confirmation hearing for the president-elect's Cabinet nominees got under way on Tuesday. ...
Sessions takes questions on independence, record on civil rights
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Senator Jeff Sessions faced interruptions and questions on his ability to be independent and go against Donald Trump if necessary as the first confirmation hearing for the president-elect's Cabinet nominees got under way on Tuesday. ...