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Trump Admits He Makes Barr’s Job Tougher but Vows to Continue

The president broadly asserted his authority of the criminal justice system, attacking law enforcement officials and issuing pardons.
Tags: News, Jackson, Justice Department, Trump, Stone, Mueller, Barr, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Amy Berman, Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel, Roger J Jr, Robert S III, William P


Pardon Closes the Book on Milken’s Case but Can’t Rewrite It

An alternative narrative portrays Michael Milken, a symbol of 1980s greed, as a maverick crushed by the establishment. Even money won’t make that a reality.
Tags: News, Trump, Banking and Financial Institutions, Michael Milken, United States Politics and Government, Frauds and Swindling, Donald J, Sentences (Criminal, Michael R, Amnesties, Commutations and Pardons, Milken


A Complete List of Trump’s Pardons and Commutations Today

The president granted full pardons to seven people and commutations to four others on Tuesday. Here’s who they are.
Tags: News, Trump, Jr, Blagojevich, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, David H, Kerik, Angela Stanton, Prisons and Prisoners, David Safavian, Michael R, Amnesties, Commutations and Pardons, Milken, Rod R


Trump Grants Clemency to Blagojevich, Milken and Kerik

The president also pardoned or commuted the sentences of eight others on Tuesday, including Edward DeBartolo, a former owner of the San Francisco 49ers.
Tags: News, Gambling, San Francisco 49ers, San Francisco, Illinois, Trump, DeBartolo, Blagojevich, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Kerik, Police Department (NYC, Michael R, Amnesties, Commutations and Pardons, Milken


Who Has the Best Chance to Beat Trump?

Reflecting recent polls, readers don’t agree on a particular candidate.
Tags: News, Bloomberg, Warren, Biden, Trump, Amy, Elizabeth, Klobuchar, Buttigieg, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Joseph R Jr, Pete (1982-, Presidential Election of 2020, Michael R


Trump Grants Clemency to Rod Blagojevich, Bernard Kerik and Michael Milken

The president also pardoned or commuted the sentences of eight others on Tuesday, including Edward DeBartolo, a former owner of the San Francisco 49ers.
Tags: News, Gambling, San Francisco 49ers, San Francisco, Illinois, Trump, DeBartolo, Blagojevich, Michael Milken, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Kerik, Police Department (NYC, Michael R, Amnesties, Commutations and Pardons


As Democrats Swarm Las Vegas, Trump’s Hotel Guests Wait for Their Headliner

The president will stay in Las Vegas this week as Democratic candidates debate down the Strip. His namesake hotel is abuzz with Secret Service agents, supporters and the simply curious.
Tags: News, Secret Service, Las Vegas, Nevada, Republican Party, Trump, Democratic Party, Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc, Las Vegas Trump, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Primaries and Caucuses, Las Vegas (Nev, Presidential Election of 2020, Trump International Hotel (Las Vegas


Trump Attacks Stone Prosecutors and Judge, Ignoring Barr’s Admonishment

Roger Stone’s sentencing will go on as scheduled, a judge said as she vowed to hear out concerns from the defense. The case has prompted turmoil within the Justice Department.
Tags: News, Jackson, Justice Department, Trump, Roger Stone, Stone, Mueller, Barr, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Amy Berman, Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel, Roger J Jr, Robert S III, William P, Trump Attacks Stone Prosecutors


Trump Commutes Corruption Sentence of Governor Rod Blagojevich of Illinois

The president also pardoned Edward DeBartolo, a former owner of the San Francisco 49ers who pleaded guilty to a felony in 1998 for not reporting an extortion scheme.
Tags: News, Gambling, San Francisco 49ers, Illinois, Trump, Rod Blagojevich, DeBartolo, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Amnesties, Commutations and Pardons, Edward J Jr, Edward DeBartolo


Trump Contradicts Advisers on China Technology Fears

The president, in a series of tweets, said the U.S. would not restrict sales to the country, a sharp shift in administration policy.
Tags: News, Politics And Government, United States Politics and Government, International Trade and World Market, Customs (Tariff, Protectionism (Trade


Roger Stone Sentencing Will Go On as Planned, Judge Says

Mr. Stone’s lawyers had asked for a delay in a case that has prompted turmoil within the Justice Department. But the judge said she will still hear out the defense’s concerns.
Tags: News, Jackson, Justice Department, Trump, Stone, Mueller, Barr, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Mr Stone, Amy Berman, Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel, Roger J Jr, Robert S III, William P


Trump Continues Attack on Federal Case Against Friend

President Trump threatened to sue “everyone all over the place” involved in the special counsel inquiry and continued public attacks on the case against his associate Roger J. Stone Jr.
Tags: News, Jackson, Fox News Channel, Justice Department, Trump, Stone, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Amy Berman, Roger J Jr


Comedy Returns to the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Will Trump?

Kenan Thompson of “Saturday Night Live” and Hasan Minhaj of “Patriot Act” are set to perform at the April 25 event.
Tags: News, White House, Vanity Fair, Freedom Of The Press, Thompson, Trump, Kenan Thompson, Wolf, Michelle, Seth, Meyers, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, News and News Media, White House Correspondents Assn, Hasan Minhaj


Will the U.S.-Taliban Deal End the War?

The value of the expected agreement between the United States and the Taliban lies in opening the door to an Afghan peace process.
Tags: News, Afghanistan, United States, Taliban, Trump, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, United States Defense and Military Forces, Afghanistan War (2001-, Doha (Qatar, U S Taliban


Who Will Turn Out the Lights at Trump’s White House?

The president’s tweets, Bill Barr’s doings and the contest for the Democratic nomination made for quite a week of political theater.
Tags: News, White House, Attorneys General, Justice Department, Trump, Amy, Democratic Party, Klobuchar, Barr, Buttigieg, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Primaries and Caucuses, Pete (1982-, Presidential Election of 2020, Bill Barr


The Trumpian Liberalism of Michael Bloomberg

He may be running as the anti-Trump, but when it comes to the politics of racial control, there is a resemblance.
Tags: News, New York City, Bloomberg, Black People, Discrimination, Racial Profiling, Michael Bloomberg, Minorities, Muslim Americans, Trump, Democratic Party, United States Politics and Government, Race and Ethnicity, Police Department (NYC, Presidential Election of 2020, Liberalism (US Politics






Young, Conservative and Working for Trump? The Dating Pool Is Small

Washington’s highly politicized culture can be brutal on dating life. For Trump aides, one solution is to find love with each other.
Tags: News, Washington, Miller, Trump, Waldman, Katie Rose, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Weddings and Engagements, Dating and Relationships, Stephen (1985-




Bloomberg News’s Dilemma: How to Cover a Boss Seeking the Presidency

Michael Bloomberg’s rise in the polls has increased the pressure on political reporters employed by his news outlet.
Tags: News, Bloomberg, Conflicts Of Interest, John, Michael Bloomberg, Bloomberg News, Micklethwait, United States Politics and Government, News and News Media, Presidential Election of 2020, Michael R


Katie Waldman and Stephen Miller Wed at Trump Hotel

Katie Waldman, Vice President Mike Pence’s press secretary, marries Stephen Miller, a senior adviser to President Trump, at the Trump International Hotel in Washington.
Tags: News, Dc, Miller, Trump, Mike Pence, Mike, Pence, Trump International Hotel, Trump hotel, Stephen Miller, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Weddings and Engagements, Stephen (1985-, Trump International Hotel (Washington, Katie Waldman






Lots of Rich Men Tweet Like the President Now

From Goldman Sachs to Amazon to the Democratic contenders, older rich men are going wild online.
Tags: Amazon, Twitter, News, Social Media, Goldman Sachs, Whites, United States Politics and Government, High Net Worth Individuals, Men and Boys, Presidential Election of 2020, Your-feed-selfcare, Your-feed-internet-culture


Trump Effort to Keep U.S. Tech Out of China Alarms American Firms

The administration wants to protect national security by restricting the flow of technology to China. But technology companies worry it could undermine them instead.
Tags: News, China, Trump, Commerce Department, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Economic Conditions and Trends, United States Economy, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, International Trade and World Market, United States Defense and Military Forces, Industrial Espionage


Former Justice Dept. Lawyers Press for Barr to Step Down

More than 1,100 former prosecutors and officials who served in Republican and Democratic administrations signed an open letter condemning the president and the attorney general over the Stone case.
Tags: News, Justice Department, Trump, Mueller, Barr, Appointments and Executive Changes, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Office of Professional Responsibility, Robert S III, William P, New York City Bar Assn, Justice Dept Lawyers Press for Barr


Biden Calls on Sanders to Show Accountability for ‘Outrageous’ Online Threats by Followers

Joe Biden sharply criticized Bernie Sanders as early voting began before next Saturday’s Nevada Democratic caucuses.
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Nevada, Biden, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Amy, Bernard, Klobuchar, United States Politics and Government, Primaries and Caucuses, Joseph R Jr, Las Vegas (Nev, Presidential Election of 2020


Biden Calls on Sanders to Show Accountability for ‘Outrageous’ Online Threats By Followers

Joe Biden sharply criticized Bernie Sanders as early voting began before next Saturday’s Nevada Democratic caucuses.
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Nevada, Biden, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Amy, Bernard, Klobuchar, United States Politics and Government, Primaries and Caucuses, Joseph R Jr, Las Vegas (Nev, Presidential Election of 2020



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