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Read William Barr’s Letter to Congress Confirming the Mueller Report

The Attorney General told Congress he is 'committed to as much transparency as possible'
Tags: Uncategorized, Congress, Justice, Robert Mueller, White House, William Barr


William Barr Is Now the Sole Keeper of the Mueller Report. How He’ll Wield That Power Is a Mystery

Special counsel Robert Mueller has officially concluded his investigation after more than two years and turned his final report in to the Justice Department. What happens next depends on one man: the attorney general, William Barr. Justice Department rules now make Barr the sole keeper of the Mueller report. He alone decides what to do…
Tags: Uncategorized, Congress, Donald Trump, Justice, Justice Department, White House


Bill Barr Is Now the Sole Keeper of the Mueller Report. How He’ll Wield That Power Is a Mystery

Special counsel Robert Mueller has officially concluded his investigation after more than two years and turned his final report in to the Justice Department. What happens next depends on one man: the attorney general, William Barr. Justice Department rules now make Barr the sole keeper of the Mueller report. He alone decides what to do…
Tags: Uncategorized, Congress, Donald Trump, Justice, Justice Department, White House


Special Counsel Robert Mueller Delivers Report on Russia Probe to Justice Department

Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday delivered a long-awaited report to the Department of Justice about his investigation into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with the Russian government during the 2016 presidential campaign, marking the conclusion of a two-year investigation. Amid speculation that the report would be released soon, Trump has ramped up his criticism…
Tags: Uncategorized, Donald Trump, Justice, Onetime, White House


President Trump Intensifies Attacks Against Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia Investigation

The probe is widely expected to end in the coming weeks
Tags: Uncategorized, Onetime, Robert Mueller, Russia Investigation, White House


White House Rejects Democrats’ Request to Release Trump’s Private Conversations With Putin

Democrats requested details of conversations the leaders had by phone and in person
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President Trump Blames the Federal Reserve for Holding Back Economic Growth in 2018

Trump claimed the economy would have grown by over 4 percent
Tags: Uncategorized, Onetime, Overnight, White House


White House rejects request for Trump, Putin communications

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is rejecting a Democratic request for information on private conversations between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, including an interview with an interpreter who sat in on their one-on-one meeting in Helsinki last summer. In a letter earlier this month, three House committees asked for the substance […]
Tags: News, Vladimir Putin, Washington, White House, Ap, Nation, House, Donald Trump, Helsinki, Trump Putin


Jared Kushner uses WhatsApp, encrypted messaging, to conduct 'official business,' Dems say

Senior White House aide Jared Kushner uses WhatsApp to conduct business and talk with foreign leaders, according to statements released by Democrats.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Bannon predicts ‘stunning victory’ for European populists

ROME (AP) — Former White House strategist Steve Bannon is predicting a “stunning victory” for populists and nationalists in the European Parliament elections in two months but says they can do it without his help. Bannon has been trying to form a movement uniting populist and nationalist voters across Europe ahead of the May 23-26 […]
Tags: Europe, News, White House, Ap, Rome, Nation, European Parliament, Bannon, Steve Bannon


WH Refuses Dems’ Request For Info On Trump’s Talks With Putin

The White House has rejected House Democrats’ request for information on President Donald Trump’s communications with Russian President Vladimir Putin, citing executive authority. “The President must be free to engage in discussions with foreign leaders without fear that those communications will be disclosed and used as fodder for partisan political purposes,” White House counsel Pat Cipollone (pictured above, left) wrote to the chairmen of the House Committees on Intelligence, Foreign Affai...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Congress, White House, House, Donald Trump, Trump, WH, Eliot Engel, Elijah Cummings D Md, Matt Shuham, Translators, Russia Probe, Cipollone, Pat Cipollone


The House oversight committee says it has information that several advisers have used personal accounts to do government business

House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings said Thursday his committee has obtained new information that several senior White House officials have used personal email and messaging accounts to conduct government business, asserting that President Donald Trump's son-in-law communicated with foreign leaders through a private messaging application that appears to lack adequate safeguards.
Tags: News, White House, House, Stories, Donald Trump, Elijah Cummings


Fox Host Asks Kellyanne Conway If Husband’s War With Trump Is Just ‘Shtick’

The White House counselor insisted she's not being asked to choose between her marriage and her job.
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Mueller wait-and-see mode hangs over White House, too

The specter of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation has loomed over all but a few months of President Donald Trump's presidency.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Donald Trump, Mueller, Robert Mueller


Jared Kushner uses WhatsApp to talk with foreign leaders, claims Cummings

House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings says Abbe Lowell has confirmed that President Donald Trump's son-in-law and White House advisor Jared Kushner has been using the encryptable/disappear-able messaging WhatsApp to communicate with leaders of foreign nations. "Mr. Lowell could not answer whether Mr. Kushner's communications included classified information." Mr. Kushner's attorney disputes the claims in the Cummings letter. Kushner's the tip of the iceberg -- the House attention to this ...
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White House rejects Dem requests for info on Putin communications

The White House is rejecting a request from congressional Democrats to obtain documents tied to President Donald Trump's communications with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Tags: Putin, White House, Cnn, Donald Trump


Scaramucci calls Trump’s comments insulting John McCain ‘stupid’

President Trump’s former White House communications director is calling the president’s attacks on late Sen. John McCain “stupid.”            [Author: Buzz60]
Tags: News, White House, John Mccain, Trump, Scaramucci, Buzz60


AOC Laughs Off Fox News Claim That ‘Somebody’s Writing Her Questions’ For Her

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), a freshman lawmaker who’s become conservative media’s new favorite punching bag, called the latest “Fox and Friends” dig — that she couldn’t possibly be writing her own questions — “amusing.” “You know what’s amusing about this whole thing?” she tweeted Thursday. “Our leg staff (who help with Qs) also worked in restaurants, grew up in Appalachian trailer parks and come from immigrant families.” You know what’s amusing about this whole thing? Our leg staf...
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House Dems: Kushner’s Been Using Encrypted Messaging App For Official Biz

White House advisor Jared Kushner has been using WhatsApp, an encrypted messaging app, to conduct official government business, House Democrats alleged in a letter Thursday that raised concerns about his and other White House officials’ compliance with the Presidential Records Act. In response to the allegations, Kushner’s lawyer Abbe Lowell said that the Democrats were mischaracterizing what the lawyer told lawmakers in a meeting in December. According to Democrats’ letter, Lowell confirmed ...
Tags: News, White House, Democrats, United States, House, Middle East, National Security Council, Tierney Sneed, Elijah Cummings, Lowell, Cummings, Ivanka Trump, Kushner, Jared Kushner, Steve Bannon, Kt Mcfarland


Elijah Cummings: White House officials using personal accounts to do official work

House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings said Thursday his committee has obtained new information that several senior White House officials have used personal email and messaging accounts to conduct government business, asserting that President Donald Trump's son-in-law communicated with foreign leaders through a private messaging application that appears to lack adequate safeguards.
Tags: White House, Cnn, House, Donald Trump, Elijah Cummings


Trump Wants Robert Kraft at White House Super Bowl Celebration Despite Charges

Mr. Trump has brushed aside worries about any negative impact that the Patriots owner’s presence at an official event could have, according to people close to the president.
Tags: News, Prostitution, White House, Super Bowl, New England Patriots, Kraft, Trump, Robert Kraft, Donald J, Robert K, MeToo Movement, Jupiter (Fla


Cummings: Ivanka Trump not preserving all official email

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top House Democrat says Ivanka Trump, the president’s daughter and a powerful White House aide, is not preserving all of her official email communications as required by federal law. Rep. Elijah Cummings, the chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, says in a letter that Trump’s lawyer, Abbe Lowell, informed […]
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Ap, Nation, House, Trump, Elijah Cummings, Cummings, Ivanka Trump, Abbe Lowell, House Oversight and Reform Committee


President Trump Says It’s Time for the U.S. to ‘Fully Recognize Israel’s Sovereignty’ Over the Golan Heights

Trump's tweet came as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was in Jerusalem
Tags: News, White House, Israel, Uncategorized, Trump, State, Golan Heights, Mike Pompeo, Onetime


Mississippi to sign anti-abortion law that could prompt Roe v Wade challenge – live

Restrictive bill will ban abortions after six-week markBridget McCain condemns Trump for being a ‘child’Sign up for the US briefing to get a fresh perspective 5.11pm GMT Congressional investigators are raising concerns after the revelation that Jared Kushner used both personal email and WhatsApp to conduct government business.Kushner’s lawyer Abbe Lovell confirmed to Elijah Cummings, the current chairman of the House Government Oversight Committee and Trey Gowdy, Cummings’s predecessor, that...
Tags: Health, Mississippi, Washington Post, White House, US, World news, US news, US politics, Abortion, Donald Trump, Jared, Trump, Elijah Cummings, McCain, Kushner, House Government Oversight Committee


Jared Kushner: Trump's son-in-law uses WhatsApp and personal email for official White House business, attorney says

Jared Kushner uses private messaging apps and personal email to communicate about official Trump administration matters with foreign leaders – a violation of a laws governing White House records - a congressional committee has been told. Elijah Cummings, the Democratic congressman who heads the House of Representative’s oversight committee, said the lawyer of the president’s son-in-law.
Tags: News, White House, Trump, Elijah Cummings, House of Representative, Jared Kushner


‘Why Are We Doing This?’: Trump Aides Don’t Understand McCain, Conway Attacks

President Trump’s aides are befuddled by his latest choice in nemeses. According to a Wednesday Politico report, some close to Trump believe the President is hitting the late-Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and the husband of one of his most loyal aides to distract from criticism over his lukewarm response to the massacre in New Zealand and the controversy surrounding the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max jets. Others are at a loss. “It does not appear to be a great use of our time to talk about George...
Tags: News, White House, New Zealand, John Mccain, Donald Trump, Boeing, Trump, McCain, Wednesday Politico, Kellyanne Conway, George Conway, Nicole Lafond, Trump Aides Don t Understand McCain Conway Attacks


Trump Wants His Buddy Robert Kraft At The WH Despite Prostitution Scandal

President Donald Trump told aides that he wants Patriots owner Robert Kraft to come with the team on the celebratory White House visit, despite the bad optics of a President cozying up to a man allegedly caught in a high-profile prostitution sting. According to a Wednesday Politico report, staffers think it’s a bad idea, but know that Trump’s high premium on loyalty and tendency to stick by men accused of sexual misdeeds will probably land Kraft in the White House anyway. They are reportedly ...
Tags: News, White House, New England Patriots, Donald Trump, Kraft, Patriots, Trump, Robert Kraft, Wednesday Politico, Kate Riga, Trump Wants His Buddy Robert Kraft


Hicks To Turn Over Docs For Judiciary Committee’s Trump Obstruction Probe

Former White House communications director Hope Hicks has agreed to turn over a wide range of documents to the House Judiciary Committee after a request for information on topics including the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, according to committee chair Jerry Nadler’s (D-NY) spokesperson. According to a Wednesday CNN report, the request includes documents like diaries and notes about the Trump administration, organization and campaign. Despite her promise of cooperation, it is uncl...
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, Fbi, House Intelligence Committee, Obstruction, James Comey, Trump, Hope Hicks, House Judiciary Committee, Hicks, Former White House, Jerry Nadler, Kate Riga


Charles Kushner Writes Op-Ed To Push Back On ‘Crazy Stuff’ Written About His Business

Charles Kushner, father of White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and founder of Kushner Companies, wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post Wednesday to push back against the “crazy stuff” written about his company. “Jared’s service to the country has brought unprecedented scrutiny of the Kushner Companies from the media and government investigators,” he writes. “We are happy to assist with all inquiries, but I must note that we are already voluntarily adhering to the strictest standards to a...
Tags: New York, News, Washington, White House, Jared, Kushner, Kushner Companies, Jared Kushner, Charles Kushner, Kushner Cos, Kate Riga


Trump to order colleges to back free speech or lose funding

President Donald Trump is expected to order U.S. colleges to protect free speech on their campuses or risk losing federal funding. White House officials say Trump on Thursday will sign an executive order requiring colleges to certify that their policies support free speech as a condition of receiving federal research grants. Trump initially proposed the […]
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