Michael Sussmann, a 57-year-old cybersecurity lawyer who had worked for the Democrats and Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, pleaded not guilty in federal court on Friday in his first appearance following his indictment on charges of lying to the FBI in a 2016 meeting where he shared information about the Trump Organization and Russia. [Source]
A district attorney in Georgia investigating former President Donald Trump's effort to overturn election results in the state is requesting a special grand jury in an effort to gather information relevant to the probe, according to a letter sent to the court.
Members of the far right are already agitating to launch impeachment proceedings against President Joe Biden if the GOP is in power in Congress next year. Some leading Republicans want to spotlight former President Donald Trump's false claims of voter fraud. And key House and Senate Republicans are vowing to probe the security failures surrounding last year's January 6 attack on the US Capitol -- and turn the attention to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Almost a year after the January 6th insurrection at the Capitol, Attorney General Merrick Garland spoke publicly about the Department of Justice's commitment to charge all perpetrators in the government's ongoing investigation into the incident.
Special counsel John Durham's investigation into the origins of the FBI's Russia probe cost about $3.8 million over its first year in operation, according to reports released by the Justice Department.