Law, Gov't & Politics

Brexit Means Brexit: What the Key Players Said

The march towards the official triggering of Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty has been accompanied by a drumbeat of public pronouncements from many of the figures who will play a key role in the upcoming talks.The memorable quotes have ranged from Theresa May’s oft-repeated ma...

Devin Nunes rejects Democrats' calls to quit Trump-Russia investigation

The embattled House intelligence committee chairman, Devin Nunes, refused to step down on Tuesday despite calls from committee Democrats for his recusal from its investigation into Donald Trump’s ties to Russia. “Why would I?” asked Nunes, who has lost the confidence of th...

Schiff: Yates would have testified on Flynn ‘cover-up’

Adam Schiff said Yates planned to testify on phone conversations between the Russian ambassador and Flynn. | AP Photo Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, says a hearing set for Tuesday with former acting Attorney Genera...

Trump DOJ aimed to block Sally Yates' testimony on Russia: Lawyer

The Trump administration aimed to bar former acting Attorney General Sally Yates from testifying at a House Intelligence Committee hearing on its Russia investigation, according to a letter obtained by NBC News. The Justice Department raised concerns that Yates' possible testimo...

The Trump administration reportedly tried to restrict fired Attorney General Sally Yates' Russia testimony

The Washington Post reported Tuesday that President Trump's administration apparently attempted to greatly limit the scope of former Attorney General Sally Yates' testimony before the House Intel...

Stop talking about Douglas Carswell's personal vote. He won his seat because of Ukip

You cannot talk about Douglas Carswell for long in Westminster without hearing about his “personal vote”, the supposed popularity with which he is uniquely blessed and without which, whicheve...

Trump administration sought to block Sally Yates from testifying to Congress on Russia - Portland

The Trump administration sought to block former acting attorney general Sally Yates from testifying to Congress in the House investigation of links between Russian officials and Donald Trump’s ...

Russian bank admits its executives met with Jared Kushner in December

A Russian bank under Western economic sanctions over Russia's incursion into Ukraine has disclosed that its executives met Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a top White House...

Trump administration sought to block Sally Yates from testifying to Congress on Russia

The Trump administration sought to block former acting attorney general Sally Yates from testifying to Congress in the House investigation into links between Russian officials and the Trump campa...

Pro-Brexit MPs Walk Out Of Meeting In Protest At A 'Gloomy' Report On May's Plans

PA Wire/PA Images Hilary Benn, Chair of the Brexit Select Committee  Anti-EU MPs are reported to have walked out of a Brexit Select Committee meeting because it produced a “gloomy” res...

MPs 'walk out' because of 'gloomy' Brexit report

MPs reportedly walked out of a meeting because of a Brexit report which was 'too gloomy'. According to a source, Hilary Benn attempted to "bounce" members into accepting a 155-page report into ...

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