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These Are All of the Other Investigations Donald Trump Faces

There are more than a dozen other investigations and lawsuits looking into Trump and his associates
Tags: Uncategorized, Donald J. Trump, Onetime, White House


Trump’s legal troubles are far from over even as Mueller probe ends

Nearly every organization Trump has run over the last decade remains under investigation by state or federal authorities, and he is mired in a variety of civil litigation.
Tags: Nation, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics


They have such high hopes, I almost feel bad for them.

NBC News this morning conducted an all-hands evolution to announce that The Mueller Report Has Been Submitted! I mean, nobody knows what's in it yet, and there aren't any more indictments coming from it but...but...well, something or other. It's really important!The Mueller Report has become to the #RESIST crowd what Obama's Birth Certificate was to certain folks on the other side eight years ago: They're sure that this is going to be some special thing that makes the horrible events of the l...
Tags: Life In The Monkey House, News, Politics, Tam


Charging extra to get there? The Boeing story is yet another sign we’re a corporatocracy

That Boeing has been charging extra for key safety features on planes probably won't be news to anyone who has faced the à la carte smorgasbord of flying recently.
Tags: Boeing & Aerospace, Business, Local News, Local Politics, Nation & World Politics


Mueller revealed his Trump-Russia story in plain view

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was in full deflection mode. The Democrats had blamed Russia for the hacking and release of damaging material on his presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton. Trump wasn’t buying it. But on July 27, 2016, midway through a news conference in Florida, Trump decided to entertain the thought for a moment. “Russia, […]
Tags: Nation, Nation & World Politics


Mueller report: Survey shows most Americans confident report is fair

Special counsel Robert Mueller submitted his report on the Russia investigation to Attorney General William Barr on Friday. What’s next? Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham expects that he and the panel’s top Democrat, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, will be briefed “in the coming days” about special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The Associated Press reported that according to a Justice Department official who spoke on condition of anonymity, Mueller is not recommending any further in...
Tags: National News, News, Politics, Uncategorized, Infographic, National Politics, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories LBPT, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories PSN, Top Stories RDF, Top Stories SGVT, Top Stories Sun


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


Robert Mueller Delivers Russia Investigation Report to Attorney General

WASHINGTON — Special Counsel Robert Mueller delivered a report on his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election to Attorney General William Barr, after a weeks-long waiting game for word that Mueller’s probe was reaching its conclusion. The details of the report are still confidential, after a two-year investigation that had led to dozens […]
Tags: News, Politics, Donald Trump, Robert Mueller


Don Benton, former Trump campaign chair in Washington state, cleared in ethics complaint

Don Benton is a former state senator from Vancouver who chaired Donald Trump's campaign in Washington in 2016. After the election he was appointed to head the Selective Service System.
Tags: Local News, Local Politics, Nation & World Politics, Northwest


Please Enjoy the Memes While You Wait for the Mueller Report

People are killing time waiting for the Mueller report by making jokes. Whether or not Special Counsel Robert Mueller is about to submit his long-anticipated report, people are keeping busy doing what they do best: making memes. In the moments leading up to the public release of his investigation into whether President Donald Trump’s campaign…
Tags: Uncategorized, Onetime, Politics, Viral


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


Obama Will Attend Celebration For Freshmen Dems Next Week

Former President Barack Obama will attend a meet-and-greet with all the freshmen members of the 116th Congress on Monday, according to an invite obtained by Politico. The reception will be hosted by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and only the 60-plus new members of Congress will be invited. The event will be held at the home of Esther Coopersmith, the former representative to the United Nations under President Jimmy Carter’s administration. Some of the new members of Congress have a...
Tags: News, Barack Obama, freshmen Democrats, House Democrats, Nicole Lafond


License plate data collected in these Southern California cities is shared with ICE

Several Southern California police departments regularly feed information into a massive database used by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to help with deportations, potentially violating state law, according to the American Civil Liberties Union. In the report released earlier this month, the ACLU of Northern California identified the police departments of Bell, Downey, La Habra and Upland, along with the U.S. Forest Service in California, as some of the more than 80 agencies in more th...
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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
Tags: Uncategorized, Onetime, Overnight, White House


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


Sherman Oaks congressman calls on FAA to deal with air traffic noise from Van Nuys, Burbank airports

Rep. Brad Sherman, D-Sherman Oaks, has called for the Federal Aviation Administration to establish an Aviation Noise Roundtable to deal with air traffic noise in the San Fernando Valley. The issue has cascaded recently over new noise concerns near Hollywood Burbank Airport, where the tweaking of flight paths over the Sherman Oaks area has prompted residents’ ire. Even more recently, in response to a huge spike in noise complaints, the Los Angeles City Council voted Feb. 27 to call on the FAA to ...
Tags: Local News, News, Airports, Politics, Top Stories LADN


Sherman Oaks congressman calls on FAA to to deal with air traffic noise from Van Nuys, Burbank airports

Rep. Brad Sherman, D-Sherman Oaks, has called for the Federal Aviation Administration to establish an Aviation Noise Roundtable to deal with air traffic noise in the San Fernando Valley. The issue has cascaded recently over new noise concerns near Hollywood Burbank Airport, where the tweaking of flight paths over the Sherman Oaks area has prompted residents’ ire. Even more recently, in response to a huge spike in noise complaints, the Los Angeles City Council voted Feb. 27 to call on the FAA to ...
Tags: Politics, News, Airports, Sport, Soccer, City Council, Pasadena, Local News, Faa, Sherman, Los Angeles City Council, Brad Sherman, Kamala Harris, Federal Aviation Administration, Feinstein, HARRIS


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


Cesar Sayoc Pleads Guilty To Mailing Pipe Bombs To CNN, Trump Critics

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending a wave of pipe bombs to CNN and prominent critics of President Donald Trump, attacks that harmed no one but created fear as the devices turned up, day after day, at locations across the country. Cesar Sayoc sobbed as he entered the plea before a federal judge in New York. “I’m truly sorry,” he said. He faces the possibility of a life sentence on 65 criminal counts, including using weapons of mass destruction and illegal mailing o...
Tags: Florida, New York, News, New York City, Barack Obama, Atlanta, Ap, Cnn, Cia, Bill, Donald Trump, John Brennan, Trump, South Florida, Clintons, George Soros


Two Russia-backed hacker groups target Europe ahead of elections, FireEye reports

Security services firm FireEye says two hacker groups known to be sponsored by the Russian government of Vladimir Putin are waging cyber-attacks currently against European government systems. FireEye says these internet-based digital attacks are focused on the member states of NATO, the European security alliance that both Putin and Trump disparage. The two hacking groups are believed to be coordinating their efforts, but they're using different tools, FireEye reports, adding it noticed a “s...
Tags: Europe, Post, Politics, Technology, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Nbc News, Tech, Eu, Nato, Hackers, Fireeye, Gru, Trump


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.
Tags: News, White House, Fox Host Asks Kellyanne Conway If Husband


In policy shift, Trump says U.S. recognizes Israel sovereignty of Golan Heights

By MATTHEW LEE and DEB RIECHMANN JERUSALEM — President Donald Trump said Thursday that it’s time for the United States to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, an announcement that signals a shift in U.S. policy and comes ahead of the Israeli prime minister’s planned visit next week to the White House. The administration has been considering recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan, which Israel captured from Syria in 1967. Last week, in its annual human rights r...
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Israel, Uncategorized, Jerusalem, Sport, World news, Iran, Syria, Soccer, United States, West Bank, Jesus, Hamas, State Department



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