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Flynn sentencing marks keystone moment in Mueller investigation

Michael Flynn, President Trump's first national security adviser who began cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation about a year ago, will be sentenced Tuesday for lying to the FBI.

By |2018-12-18T07:08:59+00:00December 18th, 2018|U.S. Politics|0 Comments

Reporter who broke news of Steele dossier used to surveil ex-Trump aide calls its claims largely ‘false’

The salacious and unverified opposition research dossier cited by the FBI as its main justification to surveil a top Trump aide contains many claims that are "likely false," according to the Yahoo News reporter who was among the first to break the news of the dossier's existence.

By |2018-12-18T11:36:50+00:00December 18th, 2018|U.S. Politics|0 Comments

No glory in James Comey getting away with his abuse of FBI power

“I probably wouldn’t have … gotten away with it.” Those words this week from former FBI Director James Comey could well be chiseled in marble as his epitaph. He was explaining another violation of bureau policy during his tenure days after meeting behind closed doors with House members.

By |2018-12-17T06:41:36+00:00December 17th, 2018|U.S. Politics|0 Comments

Giuliani on whether Trump will sit down with Mueller: ‘Good luck — over my dead body’

Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani told "Fox News Sunday" that President Trump will sit down one-on-one with Special Counsel Robert Mueller "over my dead body" amid bombshell new revelations in the false statements case against ex-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, whom Giuliani said was "railroaded" and "framed."

By |2018-12-17T11:42:57+00:00December 16th, 2018|U.S. Politics|0 Comments

Trump Inaugural Fund and Super PAC Said to Be Scrutinized for Illegal Foreign Donations

Federal prosecutors are examining whether foreigners illegally funneled donations to President Trump’s inaugural committee and a pro-Trump super PAC in hopes of buying influence over American policy, according to people familiar with the inquiry.

By |2018-12-14T07:19:13+00:00December 14th, 2018|U.S. Politics|0 Comments

Trump’s ultimatum on border wall boxes in fellow Republicans

President Trump’s increasingly urgent push to construct a massive wall on the border with Mexico has created a nightmare scenario for congressional Republicans as they race to avert a partial shutdown of the federal government at the end of next week.

By |2018-12-13T07:16:43+00:00December 13th, 2018|U.S. Politics|0 Comments

Can The New House Democratic Majority Agree on Health Care, Immigration and ‘Green’ Issues?

The midterm elections are officially over and the Democratic Party has regained the majority in the House of Representatives, but can party unity be achieved or will the newly elected progressive activists such as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez cause chaos?

By |2018-12-12T18:05:16+00:00December 12th, 2018|U.S. Politics|0 Comments

Analysis: A rancorous first glimpse of new Trump-Dem dynamic

President Donald Trump's first encounter with newly empowered congressional Democrats produced a striking Oval Office display that revealed how ill-prepared he is for the biggest political challenge of his presidency.

By |2018-12-12T07:01:36+00:00December 12th, 2018|U.S. Politics|0 Comments