US attorney general William Barr: faced his first congressional questioning since the outbreak of  anti-racism protests two months ago. Photograph: Matt McClain

US attorney general William Barr defended the Trump administration’s decision to send federal agents to Portland, Oregon, as he appeared before the Ho(...)

Former special counsel Robert Mueller: just over 13 million people tuned in to the live testimony on Wednesday. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

Senior Democrats talked down the possibility of impeachment yesterday, as the fallout from Robert Mueller’s appearance before Congress continued. Spe(...)