Attorney General Merrick Garland faces a difficult choice: whether to appoint a Pence special counsel

CNN  —  The discovery of classified documents at former Vice President Mike Pence’s home immediately raised questions at the Justice Department about whether yet another special counsel investigation was in…

CNN Poll: Broad majority of Americans approve of appointment of special counsel to investigate Biden documents

CNN  —  More than 8 in 10 Americans approve of the appointment of a special counsel to investigate classified documents found at President Joe Biden’s Delaware residence and an office…

Trump Appears To Be Terrified Of Special Counsel Jack Smith

Donald Trump has increasingly been attacking Special Counsel Jack Smith, which suggests that the ex-president is scared. Here are some of Trump’s latest posts that suggest fear: I was President…

Republicans Are Wrong To Call For A Special Counsel To Investigate Biden Classified Docs

Republicans, like Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO), continue to intentionally miss the point that the Biden and Trump classified document situations are not the same thing. Hawley tweeted after the news…

‘Fast Track to Prosecution’ for Trump as Judge Cannon Finally Dismisses Special Master Proceeding

The Justice Department now has access to the tens of thousands of records seized during a lawful search of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club and legal expert Norm Eisen says this means…

Why a special counsel and a special master have had a role in the Mar-a-Lago investigation

A version of this story appears in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. Washington CNN  —  The Justice Department’s investigation into…

Richarlison, Brazil and, maybe, the start of something special.

It is that supercharged armory, of course, that has made Brazil favorite for this tournament, regardless of the striking impressions made over the first round of games in Qatar by…

Rachel Maddow Explains The Difference Between Mueller And The New Special Counsel

Rachel Maddow and guest Andrew Weissmann explained why the Jack Smith Special Counsel investigation is different from Robert Mueller. Video: Maddow said to Weissmann, “And I feel like a version…

Who is Jack Smith, the special counsel named in the Trump investigations

CNN  —  Jack Smith, the special counsel announced by Attorney General Merrick Garland on Friday to oversee the criminal investigations into the retention of classified documents at former President Donald…

What it means that a special counsel is running the Trump investigations

CNN  —  The legal jeopardy former President Donald Trump faces in two federal criminal investigations took on a new tenor Friday with the appointment of a special counsel at the…