• Trump wanted to prosecute Hillary Clinton, James Comey, report says

    26 days ago - By The Morning Call

    President Donald Trump told his counsel's office last spring that he wanted to prosecute political adversaries Hillary Clinton and former FBI Director James Comey, an idea that prompted White House lawyers to prepare a memo warning of consequences ranging up to possible impeachment, The New York...
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  • Trump reportedly tried to order prosecution of Hillary Clinton and James Comey

    Trump reportedly tried to order prosecution of Hillary Clinton and James Comey

    26 days ago - By New York Post

    President Trump attempted to have two of his largest rivals prosecuted by the Justice Department but was discouraged by White House counsel, according to a report published on Tuesday. Trump sought to order the legal action against his 2016 presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton, and former FBI director James Comey earlier this year, according to The...
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  • Trump wanted to order Justice Department to prosecute James Comey, Hillary Clinton

    26 days ago - By Star Tribune

    Donald McGahn, then the White House counsel, rejected the president's request, according to two people familiar with the conversation in the spring.
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  • Trump Wanted DOJ To Prosecute James Comey And Hillary Clinton: Report

    Trump Wanted DOJ To Prosecute James Comey And Hillary Clinton: Report

    26 days ago - By The Huffington Post

    The president's lawyer had to talk him down from the plan, saying it could prompt impeachment.
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  • Trump reportedly wanted to order the DOJ to prosecute Comey and Clinton but backed down when the White House counsel told him he didn't have the authority

    Trump reportedly wanted to order the DOJ to prosecute Comey and Clinton but backed down when the White House counsel told him he didn't have the authority

    26 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump reportedly wanted to order the DOJ to prosecute former FBI director James Comey and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
    Trump only backed down when then White House counsel Don McGahn told him he didn't have the power to order investigations into his political rivals.
    The move is the latest in a series of documented efforts in which Trump has tried to use the DOJ as a weapon against his perceived enemies.
    President Donald Trump wanted to order the Justice Department to prosecute two of his biggest political rivals but backed down when he was told he didn't...
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  • Trump reportedly sought to order prosecutions of Hillary Clinton and James Comey

    26 days ago - By CNBC

    White House counsel McGahn had White House lawyers draft a memo outlining the consequences of merely asking the DOJ to investigate his political rivals - including impeachment, the newspaper reported.
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