National Newswatch

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 […]

Fact Check: Trump’s prime-time speech on the government shutdown

Jan 8 2019 — — President Donald Trump is holding court front and center tonight to deliver remarks from the Oval Office in the hopes of convincing the American public and skeptical lawmakers that there is a crisis at the southern border. His goal: to secure billions of dollars in funds to build his promised “big, beautiful” wall amid a […]

Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen says Trump knew it was wrong to make hush-money payments during campaign

Dec 14 2018 — — Donald Trump directed Michael Cohen to arrange hush-money payments with two women because then-candidate Trump “was very concerned about how this would affect the election” if their allegations of affairs became public, the president’s former personal attorney said in an exclusive interview with ABC News. Cohen’s comments are his first since being sentenced earlier this […]