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  • JUDGE Nov 27, 2019

    Judge Puts Brief Hold on McGahn Testimony Order

    The federal judge who ruled that former White House counsel Don McGahn must comply with a House subpoena for his testimony put her ruling on a brief hold Wednesday. Such holds, known as administrative stays, are often issued to give lawyers a change to file their appeals, NBC News reported. U.S. District Judge Kentanji Brown Jackson said her order “should...

  • PRESIDENT Nov 27, 2019

    House Judiciary Committee Sets Dec. 4 Impeachment Hearing

    The House Judiciary Committee is set to take over the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, Democrats announced Tuesday, scheduling a hearing for next week as they push closer to a possible vote on actual charges of “high crimes and misdemeanors.” The Judiciary panel scheduled the hearing as the separate Intelligence Committee released two last transcripts from its depositions, including...

  • ATTORNEY Nov 26, 2019

    Lawyer: Impeachment-Related Ruling on McGahn Doesn't Extend to Bolton, Deputy

    John Bolton’s attorney suggested Tuesday that a court order directing former White House counsel Don McGahn to appear before Congress has no bearing on whether his client and another ex-national security official he represents will testify. The statement from attorney Charles Cooper aimed to blunt public speculation that the judge’s order in the McGahn case could influence the actions of...

  • Maryland Nov 26, 2019

    Maryland Appeals Court Upholds Conviction of ‘Serial' Subject Adnan Syed

    Maryland’s highest court ruled Friday that Adnan Syed, the subject of the world-famous “Serial” podcast, will not be granted a new trial after he was convicted of killing his high school classmate Hae Min Lee 20 years ago.

  • Donald Trump Nov 25, 2019

    Democrats Ramp Up Trump Investigations

    The House Judiciary Committee requested documents from 81 entities connected to President Donald Trump in a new sweeping investigation into the 45th administration. The investigation will delve into three areas; Obstruction of Justice, Public Corruption, and abuses of power. All three which could lay the groundwork for impeachment proceedings.

  • Attorney General Nov 19, 2019

    Deval Patrick Defends Corporations and Capitalism in Primary Bid

    Democratic presidential candidate Deval Patrick is centering his fledgling campaign on a defense of corporations and capitalism that puts him directly at odds with some of the party’s most progressive figures.

  • Donald Trump Nov 12, 2019

    Mulvaney Won't Sue Over Impeachment, Declines to Cooperate

    White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said Tuesday that he no longer plans to sue over the House impeachment proceedings and will instead follow President Donald Trump’s directions and decline to cooperate. It’s the latest reversal in position by Mulvaney, who last week asked to join the lawsuit of another Trump adviser before changing his mind Monday and...

  • Donald Trump Oct 26, 2019

    Trump Official Asks Judge If He Has to Testify in Impeachment Probe

    Charles Kupperman, President Donald Trump’s former deputy national security adviser, filed a lawsuit Friday asking a federal judge to determine whether he is required to testify in the impeachment inquiry being conducted by the House of Representatives, NBC News reports. The outcome could affect the ability of other witnesses who worked closely with the president to cooperate with the ongoing...

  • Donald Trump Oct 25, 2019

    Inspectors General Rebuke Department's Handling of Ukraine Whistleblower's Complaint

    Dozens of inspectors general across the federal government have signed a letter repudiating the Justice Department’s legal opinion that the original complaint by a CIA whistleblower about President Donald Trump’s conversation with Ukraine’s president did not have to be turned over to Congress, NBC News reports. The opinion by the DOJ’s Office of Legal Counsel overruled a determination by the...

  • Donald Trump Oct 21, 2019

    Mulvaney's Missteps Draw Scrutiny From Trump Allies

    For Mick Mulvaney, the hits just keep on coming. First, President Donald Trump’s acting chief of staff stirred up a tempest by acknowledging that the administration had held up aid to Ukraine in part to prod that country to investigate Democrats and the 2016 elections. Then Mulvaney went on television Sunday to defend his boss in effusive terms — and...

  • Associated Press Oct 17, 2019

    Mulvaney Acknowledges Ukraine Aid Was Tied to Investigation of Democrats

    Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney told reporters Thursday that delayed military aid to Ukraine had “nothing to do with Biden.” But he acknowledged that political reasons had a role in the decision to hold up the aid, saying that it was related to wanting an investigation into the “DNC server.”

  • Donald Trump Oct 15, 2019

    Pence Refuses House Request to Provide Documents Related to Ukraine Call

    Vice President Mike Pence’s office said Tuesday it will not comply with a request from the House to turn over documents related to President Donald Trump’s July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, NBC News reported. In a letter to the chairmen of the House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs and Oversight committees, Pence counsel Matthew Morgan called the request...

  • Donald Trump Oct 13, 2019

    Hunter Biden to Step Down From Chinese Board

    Facing intense scrutiny from President Donald Trump and his Republican allies, Hunter Biden said Sunday he will step down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity firm at the end of the month as part of a pledge not to work on behalf of any foreign-owned companies should his father win the presidency. Biden, the 49-year-old son...

  • Donald Trump Oct 10, 2019

    Pence Aiming to Release Records of His Own Ukraine Calls

    Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday he is working with the White House counsel’s office to release transcripts of his own calls with Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. Pence said records of his two phone conversations would help exonerate President Donald Trump of any wrongdoing. Pence was asked about releasing his transcripts and told reporters, “I’d have no objection to that.”...

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Oct 4, 2019

    MGM Resorts Settles Vegas Shooting Lawsuits for Up to $800M

    Two years after a shooter rained gunfire on country music fans from a high-rise Las Vegas Strip hotel, MGM Resorts International has agreed to pay up to $800 million to families of the 58 people who died and hundreds of others who were injured, attorneys announced Thursday. The out-of-court agreement will resolve lawsuits in at least 10 states seeking compensation...

  • VMS Oct 2, 2019

    Montgomery County Considers Ban on Flavored Vaping Products

    In the face of a growing number of vaping-related deaths, Montgomery County considers cracking down on flavored vape products. The bill is being introduced on the same day Maryland’s law went into effect that raises the age limit for purchasing vape-related products to 21. News4’s Darcy Spencer reports.

  • Donald Trump Sep 27, 2019

    How the White House and DOJ Learned About the Whistleblower

    The White House and the Justice Department learned about an intelligence official’s concerns about President Donald Trump around the same time the individual filed a whistleblower complaint that is now at the center of an impeachment inquiry, according to a U.S. official and another person familiar with the matter.

  • Donald Trump Sep 26, 2019

    Acting Intel Chief Jospeh Maguire's Full Opening Statement Before House Intelligence Hearing

    Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire delivers his opening statement during Thursday’s testimony before the House Intelligence Committee.

  • ATTORNEY Sep 19, 2019

    Massage Therapist Who Sued Kevin Spacey for Alleged Sexually Battery Dies

    A massage therapist who sued actor Kevin Spacey for alleged sexual battery has died, according to a Los Angeles court filing obtained Wednesday.

  • Donald Trump Sep 18, 2019

    Lewandowski Rebuffs Questions About Meeting With Trump at House Impeachment Hearing

    The first impeachment hearing held by House Democrats Tuesday quickly turned hostile as their sole witness, former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, stonewalled many of their questions and declared they were “focusing on petty and personal politics.” Lewandowski, a devoted friend and supporter of President Donald Trump, was following White House orders not to discuss conversations with the president beyond...

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