National Newswatch

Trump unveils his patriotic new paint job for Air Force One

Jun 13 2019 — — Less than a year after announcing a $3.9 billion makeover for America’s most famous aircraft, President Donald Trump shared never-before-seen images of Air Force One’s prospective redesign on Wednesday during an exclusive interview with ABC News.

Democrats slam Justice Department over Mueller report release

Apr 18 2019 — — Democrats on Thursday morning stepped up their criticism of Attorney General William Barr just hours before he releases special counsel Robert Mueller’s 400-page report, slamming his plan to hold a news conference before delivering it to Congress and making it public.

Billionaire activist Tom Steyer differs with Pelosi, doubles down on demands for Trump impeachment

Mar 28 2019 — — Hedge fund billionaire and progressive activist Tom Steyer says he intends to stick with his efforts to promote the impeachment of President Donald Trump, even as many Democrats in Congress have quieted talk of such efforts after the investigation into Russian meddling concluded without further indictments. “This is a movement … [that] will continue regardless […]

Trump Organization’s insurance policies under investigation in New York: Source

Mar 6 2019 — — Insurance regulators in New York have issued a subpoena to Aon, the Trump Organization’s insurance broker of choice, the company confirmed to ABC News. The subpoena, issued by the New York State Department of Financial Services, was based in large part on the testimony of Michael Cohen, who answered in the affirmative when asked whether […]

House Democrats take 1st step to obtain Trump’s tax returns

Feb 7 2019 — — House Democrats will take their first step toward obtaining President Donald Trump’s personal tax returns, convening a hearing Thursday to examine legislative proposals and laws dictating the process to acquire the documents. The Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight will meet to hear testimony from a slate of experts on tax law, including a 1924 […]

Trump angrily tweets ‘Witch Hunt’ at news that Roger Stone indicted

Jan 25 2019 — — President Donald Trump reacted angrily on Friday to news that his longtime friend and associate, political operative Roger Stone, had been indicted, taking to Twitter to declare “Greatest Witch Hunt in the History of our Country! NO COLLUSION!” “Border Coyotes, Drug Dealers and Human Traffickers are treated better,” Trump said in the tweet.

Interpreter from Trump-Putin summit may be forced into congressional spotlight

Jan 14 2019 — — Only one American was a firsthand witness to President Donald Trump’s summit last summer with Russian President Vladimir Putin: veteran State Department translator Marina Gross. Gross’ job is to blend into the background and seamlessly help two leaders communicate. But now there is mounting interest in seeing Gross step into the spotlight, as Democrats on […]