{FD} Cracks in Mueller probe: Questions over Manafort charges, Flynn plea embolden Trump allies

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, in the span of just a few days, has been hit with new questions surrounding investigators' case against their two highest-profile targets to date – a situation that threatens to disrupt the team’s momentum ahead of what could be a crucial bid to interview President Trump.

{FD} House report backs claim that FBI agents did not think Flynn lied, despite guilty plea

House Intelligence Committee Republicans, in their newly released report concluding their Russia investigation, seemed to back up reports that FBI agents did not think ex-White House national security adviser Michael Flynn lied to them – despite his eventual guilty plea for making false statements.

{FD} Trump had it in for Comey from ‘Day One’ over ‘soap opera’ style, Priebus says

In a newly published interview, former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus said Trump was considering firing the FBI director from “Day One,” weary of his “soap opera” approach to investigations.

{FD} Priebus dishes on White House chaos, Sessions’ near-resignation

Reince Priebus, the former White House chief of staff who has kept a low profile since his ouster last summer, is speaking out on the chaos he witnessed in the West Wing in those early months – detailing the fiery infighting that consumed the Trump team after James Comey’s removal, and the scramble to avert Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ resignation.

{FD} Trump: ‘So many signs’ Florida shooting suspect was ‘mentally disturbed’

President Trump, in the wake of the deadliest school shooting since Sandy Hook, said Thursday there were so “many signs” the Florida suspect was “mentally disturbed” – suggesting more could have been done to report him to authorities.

{FD} Susan Rice’s Inauguration Day email raises new questions for Comey

A newly released Inauguration Day email in which Obama national security adviser Susan Rice detailed a meeting with the outgoing president, James Comey and others is raising new questions for the former FBI boss, considering he never mentioned such a sit-down in Senate testimony last June.

{FD} Obama State Dept. official admits free-flowing exchange of reports with Trump dossier author

An Obama State Department official has acknowledged he had regular contact with the author of the controversial anti-Trump dossier – coming forward in an apparent bid to blunt expected criticism from the Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee.

{FD} Trump: ‘Disgraceful’ that illegal immigrant killed Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson

President Trump on Tuesday called the death of Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson another “preventable” and “disgraceful” tragedy, after police identified the suspected drunk driver accused of careening into him as a Guatemalan citizen in the U.S. illegally.