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Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 03:05 PM PDT

'We Are Now in a Constitutional Crisis,' Rep. Nadler Says

'We Are Now in a Constitutional Crisis,' Rep. Nadler Says

"We are in a constitutional crisis," U.S. Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., said Wednesday after a House committee approved a measure that would hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 10:46 PM PDT

Senate Panel Subpoenas Donald Trump Jr., Sources Say

Senate Panel Subpoenas Donald Trump Jr., Sources Say

The Senate intelligence committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr., calling him in to answer questions about his 2017 testimony to the panel as part of its probe into Russian election interference. That's...

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 07:39 PM PDT

Trump Promises More Hurricane Relief for Florida Panhandle

Trump Promises More Hurricane Relief for Florida Panhandle

President Donald Trump promised a swift infusion of federal aid to the Florida Panhandle seven months after devastating Hurricane Michael as he rallied supporters Wednesday for his re-election. Trump addressed...

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 12:33 PM PDT

New York Senate OKs Giving US House Trump State Tax Return

New York Senate OKs Giving US House Trump State Tax Return

New York's Senate easily approved a bill Wednesday that would allow three congressional committees to get access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns, giving Democrats a potential end-run around the...

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 06:10 AM PDT

US Regulators Under Scrutiny as They Look to Punish Facebook

US Regulators Under Scrutiny as They Look to Punish Facebook

Federal privacy regulators are under scrutiny in Congress as they negotiate a record fine with Facebook to punish the company for alleged violations of its users' privacy. The Federal Trade Commission is...

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 05:11 PM PDT

Trump's Iran Policy Put to Test as End to Nuclear Deal Looms

Trump's Iran Policy Put to Test as End to Nuclear Deal Looms

President Donald Trump's Iran policy has been rooted in the idea that being tougher on Tehran would yield better results and perhaps even a new nuclear deal to replace the Obama administration pact that he...

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 04:32 PM PDT

'Constitutional Crisis': Panel Votes to Hold AG in Contempt

'Constitutional Crisis': Panel Votes to Hold AG in Contempt

The House Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the Democrats' extraordinary legal battle with the Trump administration over access to...

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 08:10 AM PDT

Trump Wins Appeal, Can Make Asylum Seekers Wait in Mexico

Trump Wins Appeal, Can Make Asylum Seekers Wait in Mexico

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the Trump administration can make asylum seekers wait in Mexico for immigration court hearings while the policy is challenged in court, handing the president a major...

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 07:53 AM PDT

Trump Acknowledges Massive Tax Write Offs, Calls It 'Sport'

Trump Acknowledges Massive Tax Write Offs, Calls It 'Sport'

President Donald Trump on Wednesday acknowledged taking massive tax write offs for real estate losses topping $1 billion from the mid-1980s to mid-1990s, calling it "sport" among developers like himself...

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 03:52 PM PDT

US Secretary of State Pompeo Makes Unannounced Trip to Iraq

US Secretary of State Pompeo Makes Unannounced Trip to Iraq

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a lightning visit Tuesday to Baghdad aimed at showing support for the Iraqi government as the United States has been picking up intelligence that Iran is threatening...

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