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Trump Jr. to testify in Senate, Manafort lawyer subpoenaed: CNN

WASHINGTON, Aug 29 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's oldest son, Donald Trump Jr., has agreed to testify privately to the Senate Judiciary Committee as it looks into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, CNN reported on Tuesday, weeks after he was invi...

Special counsel subpoenas Manafort’s former attorney and spokesman | National Newswatch

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has issued subpoenas to a former lawyer for Paul Manafort and to Manafort’s current spokesman, an aggressive tactic that suggests an effort to add pressure on the former Trump campaign chairman. The subpoenas seeking documents and testimony were ...

West Wing advisers call Ivanka 'Princess Royal' as Jared is mocked

Ivanka Trump is derisively referred to as 'princess royal' by White House aides while her husband, Jared Kushner, is mocked by Washington, DC insiders as a political neophyte in way over his head in a lengthy magazine profile which was published on Monday. President Donald Trump...

Medicaid Delivers as Obamacare Survives

Medicaid got a reprieve from the budget axe with the GOP’s failure so far to repeal, let alone replace, Obamacare. Suddenly, the program for the poor that began in 1965 seems less like a scapegoat for politicians looking to score rhetorical points and to shore up state budgets...

Alan Dershowitz: Mueller and Trump Are Like 'Captain Ahab and the White Whale'

Scaramucci Asked About the Time He Called Trump a 'Hack' and a 'Bully' Alan Dershowitz said Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of President Trump and his campaign is like Captain Ah...

Can Trump stop Mueller?

Washington (CNN) Robert Mueller's appointment as special counsel to lead the Russia probe in May caught President Donald Trump by surprise. He was given no heads up and, according to The New Yor...

Senate Parliamentarian Rules Several BCRA Provisions Violate The Byrd Rule

Democrats are reporting that on July 21, 2017, the Senate Parliamentarian ruled that a number of provisions of the Republican Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) violate the Byrd Rule, and thus...

Trump Legal Team Reportedly Looking For Ways To Discredit Mueller Probe

With the investigation of alleged Russian meddling in last year's election continuing to create headaches for the White House, reports claim President Donald Trump's legal team is looking for way...

Opinion | Save the sympathy for Sessions

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday that he plans to stay in his job despite the president’s public assertion that he would not have nominated Sessions to the post had he known that he...

Gove To Make Pledge To Deliver A “Green Brexit”

Environment Secretary Michael Gove is set to pledge to deliver a “green Brexit” today, according to reports. Mr Gove replaced Andrea Leadsom in the role following the snap general election. ...

Holder defends Mueller: 'No basis to question the integrity of Mueller'

Former Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday defended special counsel Robert Mueller after President Trump said Mueller was leading an investigation riddled with conflicts of interest. "Th...

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