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  • Donald Trump May 9, 2019

    Pelosi Pledges Methodical Action on ‘Constitutional Crisis'

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday the country faces a “constitutional crisis” over President Donald Trump’s resistance to congressional investigation, and she promised a methodical, if lengthy, effort to pursue oversight of the White House. Pelosi made no promise for a swift House vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress over his refusal to release special...

  • Donald Trump May 3, 2019

    AG Barr Skips House Hearing; Pelosi Accuses Him of Lying to Congress

    Attorney General William Barr skipped a House hearing Thursday on special counsel Robert Mueller’s Trump-Russia report, escalating an already acrimonious battle between Democrats and President Donald Trump’s Justice Department. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Barr had already lied to Congress in other testimony and called that a “crime.” Democrats raised the prospect of holding Barr in contempt after the department...

  • Donald Trump Sep 9, 2018

    US Backtracks on Russian Spy Suspect Offering Sex for Access

    Federal prosecutors are backtracking on their allegation that a Russian woman accused of working as a secret agent offered to trade sex for access, according to a Justice Department court filing. Prosecutors had earlier accused Maria Butina, a gun rights activist in U.S. custody on charges she worked as a covert agent and tried to establish back-channel lines of communication...

  • Donald Trump Mar 19, 2018

    Lawyer Who Alleges FBI Plot to Frame Trump Joins President's Legal Team

    President Donald Trump has added a longtime Washington lawyer to his legal team who has publicly promoted a conspiracy theory that officials in the FBI and Justice Department are plotting to frame the president with a “false crime” in the Russia investigation. Joseph diGenova, a former U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, recently joined Trump’s legal team, Jay Sekulow,...

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