Matt Zapotosky

Washington Post

Matt Zapotosky is a national security reporter for the Washington Post, covering the Justice Department.

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Michael Cohen is testifying today behind closed doors at the Senate Intelligence Committee.

What could Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen reveal in his testimony on Capitol Hill?

Michael Cohen is testifying today behind closed doors at the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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Republican Rod Rosenstein -- appointed by Donald Trump to oversee the Russia investigation -- faced heated attacks by fellow Republicans at a hearing today.

Rod Rosenstein is in the hot seat

Republican Rod Rosenstein -- appointed by Donald Trump to oversee the Russia investigation -- faced heated attacks by fellow Republicans at a hearing today.

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FBI Director Christopher Wray on Tuesday contradicted the White House’s claim that Rob Porter’s background check wasn’t complete.

How many White House staffers only have partial security clearance?

FBI Director Christopher Wray on Tuesday contradicted the White House’s claim that Rob Porter’s background check wasn’t complete.

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