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Trump and GOP Allies Want Investigation of Mueller Probe's Roots

Graham said at a news conference that Attorney General William Barr should appoint a new special counsel to examine why the U.S. government, under President Barack Obama, decided to open an investigation into Russian election interference in 2016, and whether it was an excuse to spy on Trump’s campaign. “Was it a ruse to get into the Trump campaign?” Graham said at the news conference.
Tags: News, Barack Obama, Graham, Trump, William Barr, GOP Allies Want Investigation of Mueller


House Democratic Chairs Demand Release of Mueller Report by April 2

The chairmen said Attorney General William Barr's summary is "not sufficient"
Tags: News, White House, Uncategorized, House, Overnight, Onetime, William Barr


President Trump hosts Stanley Cup champion Capitals at White House

President Donald Trump welcomes reigning NHL champion Washington Capitals to Oval Office to congratulate them for winning Stanley Cup in June.            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Ap, NHL, Donald Trump, Trump, Oval Office


Trump Campaign Asks Producers to Reconsider Booking Critics Who Claimed Collusion

WASHINGTON — A day after Attorney General William Barr released a memo summarizing the findings of Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, the Trump campaign has sent one of their own. The memo was sent to TV producers, and singles out a list of guests the campaign says made “outlandish, false claims” of collusion between the Trump […]
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, Russia, John Brennan, Trump, Robert Mueller, Trump Campaign, William Barr, Trump Campaign Asks Producers


Clapper reacts to Sarah Sanders' claim

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper reacts to White House press secretary Sarah Sanders saying he and other former intelligence officials should be investigated after special counsel Robert Mueller did not find any evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.
Tags: News, White House, Stories, James Clapper, Trump, Clapper, Robert Mueller, Sarah Sanders


No regrets: James Clapper reacts to Sarah Sanders' claim

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper reacts to White House press secretary Sarah Sanders saying he and other former intelligence officials should be investigated after special counsel Robert Mueller did not find any evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.
Tags: News, White House, Stories, James Clapper, Trump, Robert Mueller, Sarah Sanders


Clapper reacts to Sarah Sanders' call that he should be investigated

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper reacts to White House press secretary Sarah Sanders saying he and other former intelligence officials should be investigated after special counsel Robert Mueller did not find any evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.
Tags: News, White House, Stories, James Clapper, Trump, Clapper, Robert Mueller, Sarah Sanders


James Clapper: I don't regret anything I said

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper reacts to White House press secretary Sarah Sanders saying he and other former intelligence officials should be investigated after special counsel Robert Mueller did not find any evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.
Tags: News, White House, Stories, James Clapper, Trump, Robert Mueller, Sarah Sanders


Brexit: Three ministers resign to join 29-strong Tory revolt on indicative votes – as it happened

MPs vote by 329 to 302 for Letwin amendment, despite Theresa May saying government would not be bound by resultHow did each MP vote on the indicative votes amendment?MPs seize control by backing indicative votes amendmentTheresa May maintains carry-on-regardless Brexit strategy 1.18am GMT As not much has happened in the past hour, I’m going to close the blog by republishing my colleague Andrew Sparrow’s excellent snap analysis for those who missed it an hour or so ago. Thanks and goodnight. ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Labour, House Of Commons, Boris Johnson, Dominic Grieve, Article 50, Brexit, Oliver Letwin, Letwin, Andrew Sparrow, Lewis Goodall


Brexit: Three ministers resign to join 29-strong Tory revolt on indicative votes – live news

MPs vote by 329 to 302 for Letwin amendment, despite Theresa May saying government would not be bound by resultHow did each MP vote on the indicative votes amendment?MPs seize control by backing indicative votes amendmentTheresa May maintains carry-on-regardless Brexit strategy 12.33am GMT In the eyes of Conservative MP Nick Boles, the night has been a resounding success for parliamentary democracy.There are 329 MPs who stood up for parliamentary democracy tonight. And three heroes who resig...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Daily Mail, Theresa May, Labour, House Of Commons, Boris Johnson, Dominic Grieve, Article 50, Brexit, Oliver Letwin, Letwin


Warning of legal limbo for 3m EU citizens living in UK after Brexit

Free movement, housing and social security rights at risk, says parliamentary reportEU citizens living in the UK would be stripped of their freedom of movement, housing and social security rights by Home Office legislation introduced to regulate immigration following Brexit, a parliamentary report has warned.Despite repeated government reassurances that their privileges will be protected, a study by the joint committee on human rights (JCHR) concludes that more than 3 million Europeans living in...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Human Rights, Eu, European Union, UK News, Britain, Home Office, Sajid Javid, Article 50, Brexit, JCHR


Mueller findings flip Trump debate in 2020 campaign

NEW YORK (AP) — The release of the special counsel’s findings in the Russia probe upended the 2020 presidential campaign, all but settling the question of whether President Donald Trump could be knocked from the race by a new revelation in the report and turning the debate over the investigation on its head. The president, […]
Tags: New York, News, Russia, Nation, Donald Trump, Trump, Mueller, Nation & World Politics


Erin Burnett: Examining Trump's change of heart on Mueller

CNN's Erin Burnett discusses President Trump's reaction to Attorney General Bill Barr's memo on the Mueller Report while sources tell CNN that the White House has not seen the full report.
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, Stories, Trump, Erin Burnett, Mueller, Bill Barr


Schiff, blasted by GOP after Mueller report, says oversight of Trump won’t stop

Rep. Adam Schiff faced Republican calls for him to resign Monday after the Attorney General’s letter summarizing the special counsel’s report on the 2016 election contradicted the Burbank Democrat’s claims of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. Schiff stood his ground. “President Trump’s attacks on me, and those of his allies in Congress, are nothing new,” Schiff said in a statement in which the House Intelligence Committee chairman indicated the panel will continue its separate inv...
Tags: Politics, Hollywood, Congress, White House, Russia, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Sport, Intel, Harvard, Soccer, Gop, House Intelligence Committee, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Republican National Committee


Brexit: Three ministers resign to join 30-strong Tory revolt on indicative votes – live news

MPs vote by 329 to 302 for Letwin amendment, despite Theresa May saying government would not be bound by resultHow did each MP vote on the indicative votes amendment?MPs seize control by backing indicative votes amendmentTheresa May maintains carry-on-regardless Brexit strategy 11.12pm GMT These are from Hannah White, deputy director of the Institute for Government.I can see that for Government tonight’s vote represents uncomfortable loss of control over Commons time but it’s NOT ACTUALLY UN...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Labour, House Of Commons, Boris Johnson, Dominic Grieve, Article 50, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Oliver Letwin, Letwin, Institute For Government


Everyone Got to Read the Starr Report on Bill Clinton. Here’s Why the Mueller Report May Not Get the Same Treatment

The rules governing the special counsel's work have changed
Tags: News, White House, Uncategorized, Bill Clinton, Justice Department, Onetime


Trump, allies attack president's critics after he is cleared of Russia collusion

U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Sunday released a four-page summary of the findings of the investigation that detailed Russian interference in the 2016 election. "There are a lot of people out there that have done some very, very evil things, very bad things, I would say treasonous things against our country," Trump told reporters at the White House, without mentioning anyone by name or citing specific actions. Senator Lindsey Graham, the Republican Senate Judiciary Committee chairman an...
Tags: News, White House, Russia, Lindsey Graham, Trump, Senate Judiciary Committee, Barr, William Barr


McConnell Uses Mueller Report To Place Blame On Obama

On Congress’ first day back in Washington, D.C., since Attorney General Bill Barr released his summary of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell swiftly used the four-page letter to criticize former President Obama. McConnell argued that the report shows that Obama was unprepared to address Russian election meddling efforts, but the majority leader conveniently ignored his reported attempts to water down the Obama White House’s attempts t...
Tags: News, Putin, Obama, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, Russia, Barack Obama, Mitch McConnell, Dc, Caitlin Macneal, Congressional, Denis McDonough, McConnell, Robert Mueller


Schiff Takes The Brunt Of GOP’s Fury After Mueller Report

WASHINGTON (AP) — “Damning evidence” of collusion with Russia. “More than circumstantial.” A scandal of a size “beyond Watergate.” For two years, Rep. Adam Schiff, the House Intelligence Committee chairman, seemed to be on every talk and late-night show sounding ominous warnings about what special counsel Robert Mueller might find on President Donald Trump. The California Democrat got the president’s attention — a fact confirmed when Trump turned the congressman’s name into a foul schoolyard t...
Tags: Texas, News, Congress, Abc, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Russia, Ap, Cnn, Gop, House, Associated Press, Nancy Pelosi, House Intelligence Committee


MPs back indicative votes by majority of 27 to take control of Brexit process – live news

MPs vote by 329 to 302 for Letwin amendment, despite Theresa May saying government would not be bound by resultWhat are the amendments and how are MPs voting?Theresa May’s Brexit statement - Summary and analysis 10.29pm GMT Thirty Conservative MPs voted for the Letwin amendment.Here is the full list. 10.25pm GMT Here is Graeme Cowie, a Commons library clerk specialising in Brexit, on the Beckett amendment.Reminder of the Beckett amendment, which attracted much less attention than the Let...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Labour, House Of Commons, Boris Johnson, Parliament, Dominic Grieve, Article 50, Brexit, Oliver Letwin, Letwin, Beckett


MPs seize control of Brexit process by backing indicative votes amendment

Amendment giving MPs a series of votes on alternatives to May’s Brexit deal passes 329 votes to 302MPs have inflicted a fresh humiliating defeat on Theresa May, voting to seize control of the parliamentary timetable to allow backbenchers to hold a series of votes on alternatives to her Brexit deal.An amendment tabled by former Tory minister Oliver Letwin passed, by 329 votes to 302 on Monday night, as MPs expressed their exasperation at the government’s failure to set out a fresh approach. Conti...
Tags: Politics, European Union, UK News, Theresa May, House Of Commons, Article 50, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Oliver Letwin, May


Stanley Cup-winning Capitals visit White House

President Donald Trump welcomed Alex Ovechkin and the reigning NHL champion Washington Capitals to the Oval Office on Monday to congratulate them for winning the Stanley Cup in June.
Tags: White House, Hockey, NHL, Donald Trump, Washington Capitals, Alex Ovechkin, Oval Office


11.4M sign up for Obama-era health plans this year

The government says 11.4 million people have signed up for coverage this year under former President Barack Obama's health law.
Tags: Obama, Washington, Finance, Barack Obama, Article, Associated Press, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, Cdc38205-e27d-583c-bccb-99165db404fc


Democrats refuse to retreat on Trump legal issues despite Mueller disappointment

Jerrold Nadler, the House judiciary chairman, said he would summon attorney general William Barr to testify on Capitol Hill Jerrold Nadler, the House judiciary committee chairman, has has announced he will summon the attorney general, William Barr, to testify. Photograph: Craig Ruttle/AP As Donald Trump declared victory following the conclusion of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, Democrats showed no signs of backing down from the numerous legal questions encircling the presiden...
Tags: New York, News, Washington, Senate, Russia, US, Barack Obama, Fbi, Democrats, House, House Of Representatives, Moscow, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, Donald Trump


Fred Malek: He Counted

The Nixon Foundation has announced the death of Fred Malek, former personnel director in the Nixon White House. Fred Malek, dedicated public servant, counselor to presidents, and decisive, inspirational leader passed away yesterday at 82. Statement from the Nixon daughters: https://t.co/j4oEShHOQw pic.twitter.com/1lggmmkM8K — Nixon Foundation (@nixonfoundation) March 25, 2019 Although Malek lived a long life active in Republican politics, he will always be remembered as the man who count...
Tags: News, White House, Noah, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bob, Nixon, Malek, Richard Nixon, Leonard, Jeet Heer, Henry -RSB- Kissinger, Haldeman, Fred Malek, Timothy Noah, Bob Haldeman, Nixon Foundation


People Can’t Stop Laughing at James Comey’s Introspective Responses to the Mueller Report

James Comey’s learning what happens when you get introspective on Twitter the hard way. Attorney General William Barr told Congress that the Robert Mueller’s lengthy investigation did not conclude that President Donald Trump or anyone associated with the Trump campaign conspired with Russia to interfere with the 2016 election. But as for whether the President…
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Russia, Uncategorized, Viral, Donald Trump, James Comey, Trump, Robert Mueller, Onetime, William Barr


Venezuela hit by second electrical blackout in one month, capital city of Caracas mostly without power

Reuters reports that all lights were out across many regions of Venezuela including much of the capital city of Caracas on Monday. This blackout follows a previous and prolonged blackout, for which electricity had just been restored only two weeks ago. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro blamed that earlier blackout on internet-based “sabotage” by U.S. president Donald Trump. Former officials with Venezuela's state-owned power company and local engineers told Reuters this earlier blackout w...
Tags: Post, Politics, Technology, News, Opec, World news, Venezuela, Donald Trump, Nicolás Maduro, Valencia, Reuters, Caracas, Maduro, PDVSA, Miraflores, Carlos Jasso Reuters


A “view” from the courtroom: From the Federal Register to the Stanley Cup

Today the Supreme Court will hear arguments in two cases, including one in which the justices will have some fun with the Federal Register, the dry, daily publication that lists proposed and final regulations. After arguments, the justices will move immediately to their private conference room, not to discuss cases but to spend a few minutes with the Stanley Cup, the venerable trophy for professional hockey. Glenn L. Hara for respondent (Art Lien) This is a big week for partisan gerrymande...
Tags: Post, Featured, Fcc, Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Washington, White House, New York City, United States, Bob, NHL, Major League Baseball, National Hockey League, Paul Clement, Federal Register


White House Responds To Conclusion Of Mueller Report And Its Findings

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Adam Kennedy, White House deputy director of communications, about President Trump's response to the conclusion of the Mueller investigation and its findings.
Tags: News, White House, Npr, Trump, Audie Cornish, Adam Kennedy


Russiagate – Exposed for the Bright, Shining Lie It Has Always Been

Opinion Now that Trump has been exonerated, the story of how his accusers, using the power of the state, almost murdered a presidency with lies, propaganda and innuendo, needs to be brought out into the sunlight. USA – -(Ammoland.com)- “The Special Counsel's investigation did not find that the Trump campaign or anyone associated with it conspired or coordinated with Russia … to influence the 2016 US presidential campaign.” So stated Attorney General William Barr in his Sunday letter to Congr...
Tags: Guns, Putin, Congress, White House, Russia, US, Barack Obama, Fbi, Hillary Clinton, Gru, Department Of Justice, Kremlin, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Devil, Clinton



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