Attorney general nominee William Barr met with senators including Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, last week. Barr has vowed to preserve special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
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President Trump called the idea he might have worked on behalf of Russia a "hoax" at the White House on Monday. "A whole big fat hoax." News reports raised new questions over the weekend.
Then-Attorney General William Barr, left, with President George H.W. Bush. Barr supported Bush's pardons for six people caught up in the Iran-Contra scandal, which is resonating today.
Attorney General nominee William Barr (left) is meeting with senators including Judiciary Committee member Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on Wednesday, ahead of next week's confirmation hearing.
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Paul Manafort arrives for a hearing at U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., on June 15. A new court filing says Manafort is suspected of having shared polling data with a business associate who has links to the Russian intelligence service.
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