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Mueller: Special counsel probe did not exonerate Trump

Mueller: Special counsel probe did not exonerate Trump

Eric Tucker, Michael Balsamo and Chad Day, Associated Press

May 29, 2019


Filed under Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday he was legally barred from charging President Donald Trump with a crime but pointedly emphasized that his Russia report did not exonerate the president. If he could have cleared Trump of obstruction of justice he "would have said so,"...

Deputy attorney general submits letter of resignation to Trump

Deputy attorney general submits letter of resignation to Trump

Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press

April 30, 2019


Filed under Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein submitted his resignation Monday after a two-year run defined by his appointment of a special counsel to investigate connections between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia. His last day will be May 11, ending a tumultuous relationship...

Trump says White House to fight House subpoenas

Trump says White House to fight House subpoenas

Associated Press

April 25, 2019


Filed under Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says his White House will be "fighting all the subpoenas" issued by House Democrats in their investigations into his administration. Trump is criticizing those investigations and telling reporters at the White House that he "thought after two years we'd be...

Trump tried to seize control of Mueller probe, report says

Trump tried to seize control of Mueller probe, report says

Nancy Benac, Chad Day, Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press

April 18, 2019


Filed under Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — Public at last, special counsel Robert Mueller's report revealed to a waiting nation Thursday that President Donald Trump tried to seize control of the Russia probe and force Mueller's removal to stop him from investigating potential obstruction of justice by the president. ...

‘Unwanted touching’ allegations unlikely to sink Biden

‘Unwanted touching’ allegations unlikely to sink Biden

Cole Bursch, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under Nation & World

Former Vice President Joe Biden has been accused of sexual harassment or unwanted physical contact by seven women in the past month. The allegations come before he has officially announced whether he will enter a crowded group of Democrats already running for the party’s nomination in 2020. Biden is u...

Trump ‘strongly looking’ at releasing migrants in Dem cities

Trump ‘strongly looking’ at releasing migrants in Dem cities

Jill Colvin and Colleen Long, Associated Press

April 13, 2019


Filed under Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he is strongly considering releasing "Illegal Immigrants" into Democratic strongholds to punish congressional foes for inaction on the border— just hours after White House and Homeland Security officials insisted the idea had been rejected as fast...

Homeland Security secretary resigns, shake-up in department speeds ahead

Homeland Security secretary resigns, shake-up in department speeds ahead

Colleen Long and Jill Colvin, Associated Press

April 8, 2019


Filed under Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and White House allies pushing for a harder line on immigration sped their campaign Monday to clean house at the Department of Homeland Security, pushing ahead with a mission far wider than the departure of Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. L. Francis Cissna, the...

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