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Trump claims 'I did nothing wrong' as Democrats talk impeachment – live

The president has already been tweeting about the Mueller report this morning, ahead of two Democratic town halls todaySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.19pm BST Hello and welcome to today’s live coverage of the 2020 race to the White House.The president has already sent six tweets this morning about immigration and the Mueller report, declaring: “I DID NOTHING WRONG.” The Mueller Report, despite being written by Angry Democrats and Trump Haters, and with unlimited mone...
Tags: Congress, White House, US, Dnc, US news, US politics, Donald Trump, Trump, U S Supreme Court, Mueller, Robert Mueller, Trump Administration, Crooked Hillary, Trump-Russia investigation, Trump Haters


5-county greater Los Angeles area ranks as nation’s worst for smog, again

The five-county Los Angeles region ranks as the nation’s smoggiest metro area for the 19th time in the 20 years, according to the annual analysis by the American Lung Association released Tuesday. While air quality has improved dramatically nationwide and locally over the past 50 years, this year’s report — which covers 2015 to 2017 — shows it deteriorating from the group’s three-year assessment last year. Climate change and wildfires are cited as key causes for the downturn. On the county-by-co...
Tags: News, Congress, California, White House, Environment, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Epa, Orange County, Environmental Protection Agency, Department Of Transportation, Administration, Southern California, Trump, Aliso Canyon


Trump says aides need not testify to Congress amid growing power struggle

President’s remarks to Washington Post come as White House battles subpoenas and treasury misses deadline to provide tax returnsDonald Trump has said he is opposed to current and former White House aides testifying to congressional committees about special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian election interference, the Washington Post reported.In an interview with the newspaper, the US president claimed his administration cooperated with Mueller’s investigation and did not need to comply w...
Tags: Congress, Washington Post, White House, US, US news, US politics, Donald Trump, Trump, Mueller, Robert Mueller, Trump Administration


Trump Is at His Most Relatable Complaining About Losing Twitter Followers

 President Trump met with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey today, and according to the Washington Post, the leader of the free world spent a significant amount of time complaining to Dorsey about his perception that Twitter has intentionally lowered his follower count.Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Washington Post, White House, Social Media, Jack Dorsey, Donald Trump, Dorsey, Trump, Twitter followers, Trump Administration


Don McGahn, ex-White House counsel, subpoenaed over Mueller report

House judiciary committee chair demands McGahn testify before Congress as Democrats escalate investigation of Trump Follow the latest in US politics – liveThe Democratic chairman of the House judiciary committee has issued a subpoena demanding that former White House counsel Don McGahn testify before Congress as House speaker Nancy Pelosi vowed to hold Donald Trump to account following the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s long-awaited report on Russian influence on the 2016 US electio...
Tags: Congress, White House, US, US news, US politics, House, House Of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, US Congress, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Trump, House Judiciary Committee, Mueller, Robert Mueller, Trump Administration


Giuliani rails against Mueller report as Democrats mull Trump impeachment

Trump lawyer: ‘Nothing wrong with information from Russians’Teflon Don: how Trump the mafia boss fought the law … and wonOpinion: Moral squalor, not impeachment, will remove TrumpAs the White House mounted a furious assault on the Mueller report and critics of a president not found to have conspired with Russia but not cleared of obstruction of justice, the chair of the House judiciary committee said obstruction, if proven, “would be [an] impeachable” offence. Related: Trump and impeachment: w...
Tags: Republicans, White House, Russia, World news, US news, US politics, House, Mitt Romney, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Mueller, Robert Mueller, Teflon Don, Trump Administration


Sarah Sanders reiterates Comey claims despite admitting to lying

Press secretary defended past statements she made in an interview on Friday that Mueller’s team said had ‘no basis in fact’Follow the latest on the Mueller report – liveSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contributionSarah Sanders, the White House press secretary, has defended claims she repeatedly made to reporters in 2017 regarding Donald Trump’s firing of then FBI director James Comey – despite admitting to investigators for the special counsel Robert Mueller that they ha...
Tags: White House, US news, Fbi, US politics, Donald Trump, James Comey, Sanders, Comey, Mueller, Robert Mueller, Trump Administration, Sarah Sanders, Trump-Russia investigation


Mueller report latest: House subpoenas for unredacted version – live

Jerry Nadler, judiciary committee chairman, says entire report on Trump-Russia investigation is necessary to make ‘informed decisions’Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspectiveSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contribution 2.44pm BST White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was on the defensive on ABC’s “Good Morning America” after beign pressed on language in the Mueller report suggesting that she made a dishonest statement to reporters about the firing of...
Tags: Abc, White House, Russia, US, US news, Fbi, US politics, House, Guardian, Donald Trump, Sarah, Sanders, Mueller, James B Comey, Robert Mueller, Trump Administration


Trump claims 'game over' on Mueller report as Democrats say game on

Document threatens to reopen debate over impeachment and raises questions on the futures of William Barr and Sarah SandersMueller report released – live updatesSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contributionDonald Trump’s claims of vindication after the release of Robert Mueller’s report on Thursday were quickly drowned out by furious Democrats, who pointed to a wealth of evidence the president attempted to obstruct justice and demanded fresh hearings into potentially crim...
Tags: White House, US news, Democrats, US politics, US Congress, Donald Trump, Trump, Mueller, Robert Mueller, Trump Administration, Sarah Sanders, William Barr, Trump-Russia investigation, Sarah SandersMueller


Trump said he was 'fucked' and his presidency over upon Mueller's appointment – live

Notes by Jeff Sessions’ chief of staff say Trump’s reaction to Mueller’s appointment was: ‘This is terrible. This is the end of my presidency.’ Mueller details 11 instances of potential obstruction by Trump in reportSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contribution 5.34pm BST After Paul Manafort and his deputy Rick Gates were indicted by a grand jury on multiple felony counts Manafort told Gates he had spoken to Trump’s personal counsel, and said: “We’ll be taken care of....
Tags: White House, Russia, US news, US politics, Donald Trump, Gates, Trump, Jeff Sessions, Mueller, Robert Mueller, Rod Rosenstein, Trump Administration, Don McGahn, Manafort, Paul Manafort, Rick Gates


Mueller report: Trump was 'receptive' to offers of Russian election help – live

Special counsel also found that Trump campaign ‘expected it would benefit electorally from information stolen and released through Russian efforts’Mueller report examines ‘10 episodes’ of potential obstruction by TrumpSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contribution 4.37pm BST Trump is hosting a Wounded Warrior event at the White House today. He says he is having a “good day”: “They’re having a good day, I’m having a good day too. It’s called no collusion, no obstruction...
Tags: White House, Politico, Russia, US news, US politics, Donald Trump, Trump, Mueller, Robert Mueller, Trump Administration, Dan Diamond, BST Trump, Trump-Russia investigation, TrumpSupport the Guardian


Mueller report release: Barr gives press conference ahead of publication – live

Jerrold Nadler, House judiciary chair, said he’s ‘deeply troubled’ that the White House is being briefed on the Mueller report ahead of its releaseSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.39pm BST Bill Barr is speaking at a news conference ahead of the Mueller report being released.“I’m committed to ensuring the greatest degree” of transparency, Barr said. 2.14pm BST Trump has posted a video super-cut of him saying “no collusion”. You can watch it below if that’s your thin...
Tags: White House, Russia, US, US news, US politics, Donald Trump, Mueller, Barr, Robert Mueller, Trump Administration, BST Trump, Bill Barr, Trump-Russia investigation, Jerrold Nadler House


Justice department discussed Mueller's findings with White House, report says – as it happened

Democrats condemn Barr’s handling of report’s release following news it will not come until after press conferenceSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.11am BST 1.46am BST The Wall Street Journal is that House Democrats, looking into President Trump’s financial interests, have subpoenaed JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citigroup Inc., Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo & Co., Bank of America, Capital One Financial Corp., Deutsche Bank, Royal Bank of Canada and Toronto Dominion Bank.I...
Tags: Justice, White House, Russia, US, US news, US politics, House, Deutsche Bank, Cuba, House Intelligence Committee, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Mueller, Barr, Robert Mueller


Justice department discussed Mueller's findings with White House, report says – live

Democrats condemn Barr’s handling of report’s release following news it will not come until after press conferenceSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 12.28am BST The Associated Press is reporting that former Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe will not be running for president in 2020. McAuliffe had flirted with a Democratic presidential run for months, popping up in early voting states late last year and campaigning with candidates in Iowa and New Hampshire, but ultimately d...
Tags: Justice, White House, Virginia, Russia, US, US news, US politics, New Hampshire, Iowa, Associated Press, Cuba, Donald Trump, Doj, Carr, McAuliffe, Terry McAuliffe


Trump Administration Announces Measures Aimed At Ending Maduro's Rule In Venezuela

White House National Security Adviser John Bolton spoke in Miami Wednesday about "security threats" posed by Cuba and Venezuela. The remarks came as the Pentagon plans to increase pressure on Venezuela.
Tags: News, White House, Miami, Venezuela, Pentagon, Cuba, John Bolton, Maduro, Trump Administration


Trump Administration Cracks Down on Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela in Obama Policy Roll Back

National security adviser John Bolton dubbed the countries the "three stooges of socialism"
Tags: News, White House, Uncategorized, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Cuba, John Bolton, Trump Administration, Cuba Nicaragua, Onetime, Obama Policy Roll Back


Trump administration imposes new restrictions on travel to Cuba – live

Travel to Cuba will only be allowed for family visits and there will also be new limits on money sent by Cuban Americans to relativesSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.38pm BST Ivanka Trump said her father asked her if she was interested in the job of running the World Bank, but she passed.She told the Associated Press her father raised the job with her as “a question” and she told him she was “happy with the work” she’s doing as an adviser at the White House. 7.27pm B...
Tags: Obama, White House, Russia, US, US news, US politics, World Bank, Associated Press, Cuba, Donald Trump, Trump, Miami Herald, Ivanka Trump, Robert Mueller, Trump Administration, Trump-Russia investigation


Notable new advocacy against a "soft-on-crime prosecutorial agenda"

Kimberly Guilfoyle has this notable new Hill commentary under the headline "Avoid the slippery slope of 'soft-on-crime' policies that progressives want." Much of the piece is focused on immigration policy, but other domestic crime and punishment issues are covered, as revealed by these excerpts: The liberal wing of the Democratic Party is adamant on upending decades of sound law enforcement policies in favor of a radical progressive approach.  Open borders, weak-on-crime prosecutors, and drug i...
Tags: Law, White House, United States, Philadelphia, Trump, Gallup, Philly, Democratic Party, KIMBERLY GUILFOYLE, Philadelphia Police Department, Krasner, Douglas A Berman, Larry Krasner, Trump Administration


Notably new advocacy against a "soft-on-crime prosecutorial agenda"

Kimberly Guilfoyle has this notable new Hill commentary under the headline "Avoid the slippery slope of 'soft-on-crime' policies that progressives want." Much of the piece is focused on immigration policy, but other domestic crime and punishment issues are covered, as revealed by these excerpts: The liberal wing of the Democratic Party is adamant on upending decades of sound law enforcement policies in favor of a radical progressive approach.  Open borders, weak-on-crime prosecutors, and drug i...
Tags: Law, White House, United States, Philadelphia, Trump, Gallup, Philly, Democratic Party, KIMBERLY GUILFOYLE, Philadelphia Police Department, Krasner, Douglas A Berman, Larry Krasner, Trump Administration


Ilhan Omar: White House escalates Trump attack over 9/11 comment

Sarah Sanders: ‘It’s a good thing president is calling her out’Congresswoman heralds ‘unwavering love for America’Opinion: Omar is the target of a dangerous hate campaignThe White House escalated its assault on the Muslim American congresswoman Ilhan Omar on Sunday, after Donald Trump repeatedly tweeted video footage of September 11 and accused Omar of downplaying the terror attacks. Related: Ilhan Omar: how Democrats responded to Trump's 9/11 attack Continue reading...
Tags: Minnesota, Republicans, White House, Religion, World news, US news, Democrats, US politics, House Of Representatives, Islam, September 11 2001, US Congress, Donald Trump, Trump, Omar, Ilhan Omar


Democrats condemn Trump plan to send migrants to sanctuary cities as 'cruelty'

President also criticized over reports he urged CBP chief to close Mexico border, offering a pardon if he broke the lawDemocrats have accused Donald Trump’s administration of “cruelty” and using people as political pawns in the wake of reports that presidential aides considered a plan to release migrants in sanctuary cities.At least twice in the past six months, the White House weighed a plan to pressure US immigration authorities to release people detained at the border in these cities, which l...
Tags: Mexico, White House, US, US news, Democrats, CBP, US immigration, Donald Trump, Trump, Washington Post Continue, Trump Administration


Trump reportedly promised to pardon CBP head if he violated immigration law – live

President told Kevin McAleenan he would pardon him if he were jailed for illegally blocking asylum seekers from entering the US, CNN reportsAssange’s charges are a direct assault on press freedom, experts warn Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.36pm BST Stephen Moore, Donald Trump’s pick for the federal reserve board, has a history of self-described “radical” views, according to speeches and radio interviews reviewed by CNN. “I’m not even a big believer in democracy,” he...
Tags: US, Barack Obama, US news, Cnn, US politics, Maine, Washington Dc, Susan Rice, Associated Press, CBP, US immigration, Susan Collins, Collins, Rice, Trump, Trump Administration


Trump administration pushed to release immigrant detainees in sanctuary cities – live

White House wanted to use the tactic to punish Democrats, report saysSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.34pm BST Vice President Mike Pence responded to criticism from Pete Buttigieg in a new interview with CNN. “I think Pete’s quarrel is with the First Amendment. All of us in this country have the right to our religious beliefs. I’m a Bible-believing Christian,” Pence said. In an exclusive interview, Vice President Pence tells @DanaBashCNN that South Bend, Indiana Mayor ...
Tags: Washington Post, White House, US, US news, Cnn, US politics, US immigration, Donald Trump, Trump, Gallup, Mike Pence, Pete, Pence, Mueller, South Bend Indiana, Trump Administration


White House considered releasing detained migrants in sanctuary cities – report

Officials sought to pressure immigration authorities in effort to retaliate against Trump’s political opponents, Washington Post reportsWhite House officials have tried to pressure US immigration authorities to release migrants detained at the border into so-called sanctuary cities such as San Francisco to retaliate against Donald Trump’s political adversaries, the Washington Post reported on Thursday.The Post, which reviewed emails on the issue and spoke to unnamed officials at the Department o...
Tags: Post, Washington Post, White House, US, San Francisco, US news, US politics, House, US immigration, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, Trump Administration


Treasury department won't meet deadline to release Trump's tax returns

Attorney general tells Senate subcommittee he intends to release reacted version of Mueller’s Trump-Russia report itselfSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 12.27am BST Jeff Bezos will meet with federal prosecutors this week, CNN reports, as investigators deepen their inquiry into the Amazon CEO’s claims that Saudi Arabia was behind the National Enquirer extortion scandal that exposed his affair. Related: Jeff Bezos accuses National Enquirer owner of 'extortion and blackma...
Tags: Republicans, Saudi Arabia, Senate, White House, US, US news, Cnn, Democrats, US politics, Treasury, US Congress, Department Of Justice, Jeff Bezos, National Enquirer, Donald Trump, Trump


William Barr claims Trump campaign was 'spied' on under Obama – live

Attorney general tells Senate subcommittee he intends to release reacted version of Mueller’s Trump-Russia report itselfSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.39pm BST Vice President Mike Pence has asked the United Nations to recognize Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s legitimate leader, per AFP.#BREAKING US Vice President Pence asks UN to recognize Guaido as Venezuela's leader pic.twitter.com/SLm2sIsCCp 4.27pm BST Donald Trump said his adviser Stephen Miller - an immigration h...
Tags: Obama, Republicans, Senate, White House, US, US news, Democrats, US politics, United Nations, Un, Venezuela, US Congress, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, Mike Pence


Barr to face Senate subcommittee as Mueller report expected within a week – live

Lawmakers are expected to ask the attorney general about Mueller’s Trump-Russia inquiry at hearing on justice department’s budgetSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.37pm BST Jeffrey Rosen, Donald Trump’s pick to be deputy attorney general, faces a Senate confirmation hearing today. Rosen is currently the deputy secretary of transportation and has not previously worked in the Justice Department, the Washington Post reports. 2.27pm BST Under pressure to show they have s...
Tags: Republicans, Senate, White House, US, US news, Ap, Democrats, US politics, House, US Congress, Donald Trump, Central America, Mueller, Rosen, Barr, Trump Administration


Trump on border cages: 'President Obama separated the children' – video

President Trump said on Tuesday that he would not restart child separation at the border, blaming his predecessor President Obama for the policy. Previously footage had shown children being separated from their families in cages at the border. Speaking in the Oval Office, he said: 'Just so you understand, President Obama separated the children. Those cages that were shown – I think they were very inappropriate.' Trump said that he was the one who changed the policy Continue reading...
Tags: Obama, Barack Obama, US politics, Donald Trump, Trump, Oval Office, Trump Administration


Top Republican senator warns Trump to halt apparent homeland security purge

Chuck Grassley urges president not to fire immigration chiefTrump ‘has to have some stability … he’s pulling the rug out’Follow the latest in US politics – live updatesA top Republican senator has warned Donald Trump to halt an apparent purge of the top ranks of the Department of Homeland Security, amid forced resignations, a renewed hardening of the White House stance over immigration and accusations that the president is manufacturing a declared crisis at the US-Mexico border.The Iowa senator ...
Tags: Washington Post, White House, US, US news, Iowa, Chuck Grassley, US Senate, US immigration, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, Trump Administration, Lee Francis Cissna, US Citizenship and Immigration Services, Kirstjen Nielsen


Top Democrats request info on White House role in not defending health care law

Top House Democrats sent letters Monday to Trump administration officials requesting documents and other information about the White House's role in not defending the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act.
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