INVESTIGATION ONE

Robert

Mueller

Former FBI director,

appointed special

counsel

APPOINTED BY

Rod Rosenstein,

deputy attorney

general

SCOPE OF INVESTIGATION

An FBI counter-intelligence investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections and possible collusion in this effort by the Trump campaign

WHAT IS HAPPENING?

Mueller has been appointed special counsel with authority to investigate crimes that have taken place, and that may occur during the investigation itself, such as perjury and obstruction of justice. It could lead to a prosecution. At least one grand jury is reported to be sitting and issuing subpoenas

STATUS

Ongoing

INVESTIGATION TWO

House

intelligence

committee

INVESTIGATING

Russian involvement

and allegations against

former national security

advisor Michael Flynn

SCOPE OF INVESTIGATION

Possible collusion of the Trump campaign with Russia following the revelations about Michael Flynn

WHAT IS HAPPENING?

The committee has recently cancelled hearings amid tensions between its Republican and Democratic members. It lost its Republican chair, Devin Nunes, who stepped down after he received classified documents on White House grounds. It has since recovered some of its momentum and is conducting hearings

STATUS

Ongoing

INVESTIGATION THREE

Senate

intelligence

committee

INVESTIGATING

Russian involvement

SCOPE OF INVESTIGATION

Russia's involvement in the 2016 presidential election, including in the Republican primaries, and possible Trump campaign collusion

WHAT IS HAPPENING?

The committee has asked for documents from the US Treasury's money laundering department, from Trump campaign aide Carter Page, and for memos in former FBI director James Comey's possession on his conversations with Trump. It has said it will continue its investigation and hoped Mueller would engage with it. Comey has been invited to testify

STATUS

Ongoing

INVESTIGATION FOUR

House

oversight

committee

INVESTIGATING

The firing of FBI

director James Comey

SCOPE OF INVESTIGATION

Whether Trump put pressure on Comey to shut down his Russia investigation before he fired him

WHAT IS HAPPENING?

The Republican chair, Jason Chaffetz, has threatened to subpoena for Comey's memo of his meeting with Trump where the president is reported to have asked for the FBI to drop its Flynn investigation. Comey is due to testify at an upcoming hearing

STATUS

Ongoing

INVESTIGATION FIVE

Senate

judiciary

committee

INVESTIGATING

The White House

SCOPE OF INVESTIGATION

Flynn's departure and Trump's interactions with Comey

WHAT IS HAPPENING?

The committee stepped in when the House intelligence committee cancelled a hearing with former acting attorney general Sally Yates, who had advised the White House about the risk Flynn could be blackmailed by Russia. It has also asked the White House for ‘all audio recordings, transcripts, notes, summaries, or memoranda’ related to Comey's firing

STATUS

Ongoing

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INVESTIGATION ONE

INVESTIGATION TWO

Robert

Mueller

House

intelligence

committee

Former FBI director,

appointed special

counsel

APPOINTED BY

INVESTIGATING

Rod Rosenstein,

deputy attorney

general

Russian involvement

and allegations against

former national security

advisor Michael Flynn

SCOPE OF INVESTIGATION

SCOPE OF INVESTIGATION

An FBI counter-intelligence investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections and possible collusion in this effort by the Trump campaign

Possible collusion of the Trump campaign with Russia following the revelations about Michael Flynn

WHAT IS HAPPENING?

WHAT IS HAPPENING?

Mueller has been appointed special counsel with authority to investigate crimes that have taken place, and that may occur during the investigation itself, such as perjury and obstruction of justice. It could lead to a prosecution. At least one grand jury is reported to be sitting and issuing subpoenas

The committee has recently cancelled hearings amid tensions between its Republican and Democratic members. It lost its Republican chair, Devin Nunes, who stepped down after he received classified documents on White House grounds. It has since recovered some of its momentum and is conducting hearings

STATUS

STATUS

Ongoing

Ongoing

INVESTIGATION THREE

INVESTIGATION FOUR

Senate

intelligence

committee

House

oversight

committee

INVESTIGATING

INVESTIGATING

Russian involvement

The firing of FBI

director James Comey

SCOPE OF INVESTIGATION

SCOPE OF INVESTIGATION

Russia's involvement in the 2016 presidential election, including in the Republican primaries, and possible Trump campaign collusion

Whether Trump put pressure on Comey to shut down his Russia investigation before he fired him

WHAT IS HAPPENING?

WHAT IS HAPPENING?

The committee has asked for documents from the US Treasury's money laundering department, from Trump campaign aide Carter Page, and for memos in former FBI director James Comey's possession on his conversations with Trump. It has said it will continue its investigation and hoped Mueller would engage with it. Comey has been invited to testify

The Republican chair, Jason Chaffetz, has threatened to subpoena for Comey's memo of his meeting with Trump where the president is reported to have asked for the FBI to drop its Flynn investigation. Comey is due to testify at an upcoming hearing

STATUS

STATUS

Ongoing

Ongoing

INVESTIGATION FIVE

Senate

judiciary

committee

INVESTIGATING

The White House

SCOPE OF INVESTIGATION

Flynn's departure and Trump's interactions with Comey

WHAT IS HAPPENING?

The committee stepped in when the House intelligence committee cancelled a hearing with former acting attorney general Sally Yates, who had advised the White House about the risk Flynn could be blackmailed by Russia. It has also asked the White House for ‘all audio recordings, transcripts, notes, summaries, or memoranda’ related to Comey's firing

STATUS

Ongoing

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INVESTIGATION ONE

INVESTIGATION TWO

INVESTIGATION THREE

INVESTIGATION FIVE

INVESTIGATION FOUR

Robert

Mueller

House

intelligence

committee

Senate

intelligence

committee

House

oversight

committee

Senate

judiciary

committee

Former FBI director

APPOINTED SPECIAL

CONSUL BY

INVESTIGATING

INVESTIGATING

INVESTIGATING

INVESTIGATING

Russian involvement

and allegations against

former national security

advisor Michael Flynn

The White House

Russia's involvement

The firing of FBI

director James Comey

Rod Rosenstein,

deputy attorney

general

SCOPE OF INVESTIGATION

SCOPE OF INVESTIGATION

SCOPE OF INVESTIGATION

SCOPE OF INVESTIGATION

SCOPE OF INVESTIGATION

An FBI counter-intelligence investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections and possible collusion in this effort by the Trump campaign

Russia's involvement in the 2016 presidential election, including in the Republican primaries, and possible Trump campaign collusion

Whether Trump put pressure on Comey to shut down his Russia investigation before he fired him

Flynn's departure and Trump's interactions with Comey

Possible collusion of the Trump campaign with Russia following the revelations about Michael Flynn

WHAT IS HAPPENING?

WHAT IS HAPPENING?

WHAT IS HAPPENING?

WHAT IS HAPPENING?

WHAT IS HAPPENING?

Mueller has been appointed special counsel with authority to investigate crimes that have taken place, and that may occur during the investigation itself, such as perjury and obstruction of justice. It could lead to a prosecution. At least one grand jury is reported to be sitting and issuing subpoenas

The committee has asked for documents from the US Treasury's money laundering department, from Trump campaign aide Carter Page, and for memos in former FBI director James Comey's possession on his conversations with Trump. It has said it will continue its investigation and hoped Mueller would engage with it. Comey has been invited to testify

The Republican chair, Jason Chaffetz, has threatened to subpoena for Comey's memo of his meeting with Trump where the president is reported to have asked for the FBI to drop its Flynn investigation. Comey is due to testify at an upcoming hearing

The committee stepped in when the House intelligence committee cancelled a hearing with former acting attorney general Sally Yates, who had advised the White House about the risk Flynn could be blackmailed by Russia. It has also asked the White House for ‘all audio recordings, transcripts, notes, summaries, or memoranda’ related to Comey's firing

The committee has recently cancelled hearings amid tensions between its Republican and Democratic members. It lost its Republican chair, Devin Nunes, who stepped down after he received classified documents on White House grounds. It has since recovered some of its momentum and is conducting hearings

STATUS

STATUS

STATUS

STATUS

STATUS

Ongoing

Ongoing

Ongoing

Ongoing

Ongoing

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INVESTIGATION ONE

APPOINTED BY

SCOPE OF INVESTIGATION

WHAT IS HAPPENING?

STATUS

Robert

Mueller

Ongoing

An FBI counter-intelligence investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections and possible collusion in this effort by the Trump campaign

Mueller has been appointed special counsel with authority to investigate crimes that have taken place, and that may occur during the investigation itself, such as perjury and obstruction of justice. It could lead to a prosecution. At least one grand jury is reported to be sitting and issuing subpoenas

Rod Rosenstein,

deputy attorney

general

Former FBI director,

appointed special

counsel

INVESTIGATION TWO

SCOPE OF INVESTIGATION

WHAT IS HAPPENING?

STATUS

INVESTIGATING

House

intelligence

committee

Ongoing

Possible collusion of the Trump campaign with Russia following the revelations about Michael Flynn

The committee has recently cancelled hearings amid tensions between its Republican and Democratic members. It lost its Republican chair, Devin Nunes, who stepped down after he received classified documents on White House grounds. It has since recovered some of its momentum and is conducting hearings

Russian involvement

and allegations against

former national security

advisor Michael Flynn

INVESTIGATION THREE

INVESTIGATING

SCOPE OF INVESTIGATION

WHAT IS HAPPENING?

STATUS

Senate

intelligence

committee

Ongoing

Russia's involvement in the 2016 presidential election, including in the Republican primaries, and possible Trump campaign collusion

The committee has asked for documents from the US Treasury's money laundering department, from Trump campaign aide Carter Page, and for memos in former FBI director James Comey's possession on his conversations with Trump. It has said it will continue its investigation and hoped Mueller would engage with it. Comey has been invited to testify

Russian involvement

INVESTIGATION FOUR

INVESTIGATING

SCOPE OF INVESTIGATION

WHAT IS HAPPENING?

STATUS

House

oversight

committee

Ongoing

Whether Trump put pressure on Comey to shut down his Russia investigation before he fired him

The Republican chair, Jason Chaffetz, has threatened to subpoena for Comey's memo of his meeting with Trump where the president is reported to have asked for the FBI to drop its Flynn investigation. Comey is due to testify at an upcoming hearing

The firing of FBI

director James Comey

INVESTIGATION FIVE

INVESTIGATING

SCOPE OF INVESTIGATION

WHAT IS HAPPENING?

STATUS

Senate

judiciary

committee

Ongoing

Flynn's departure and Trump's interactions with Comey

The committee stepped in when the House intelligence committee cancelled a hearing with former acting attorney general Sally Yates, who had advised the White House about the risk Flynn could be blackmailed by Russia. It has also asked the White House for ‘all audio recordings, transcripts, notes, summaries, or memoranda’ related to Comey's firing

The White House

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