judiciary committee

Nadler schedules vote to allow staff to question Barr

The House Judiciary Committee is moving forward with its plan for staff attorneys to question Attorney General William Barr at a Thursday hearing on special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, even as the attorney general is threatening not to attend the hearing over the proposed format.

Senate committee backs 44 Trump judicial nominees

The Senate Judiciary Committee advanced the nominations of 44 of President Donald Trump's judicial appointees Thursday, as Democrats complained Republicans are moving too quickly on unqualified or controversial nominees.

Rosenstein dodges House Judiciary interview -- for now

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will not appear on Capitol Hill this week to answer questions about reports that he discussed wearing a wire to secretly record President Donald Trump, avoiding for now a high-stakes session with lawmakers over a topic that nearly led to his ouster as the No. 2 official at the Justice Department.

Murkowski will wait until Ford testifies before making decision

Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski told CNN on Friday she plans to wait until after Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault, testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee before deciding whether to back Kavanaugh's nomination.