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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to meet Trump Thursday

Sep 24 2018 — — President Donald Trump will meet with Rod Rosenstein Thursday after the deputy attorney general went to the White House Monday expecting to be fired. Rosenstein met with chief of staff John Kelly and spoke with Trump, who is in New York. “At the request of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, he and President Trump had […]

Senate Democrats Investigate a New Allegation of Sexual Misconduct, from Brett Kavanaugh’s College Years

Sep 23 2018 — — As Senate Republicans press for a swift vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, Senate Democrats are investigating a new allegation of sexual misconduct against Kavanaugh. The claim dates to the 1983-84 academic school year, when Kavanaugh was a freshman at Yale University. The offices of at least four Democratic […]

White House and Kavanaugh deny allegation made by second woman

Sep 23 2018 — — The White House and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh denied an allegation Sunday made by a second woman accusing him of inappropriate sexual behavior. California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, called for an immediate postponement of Kavanaugh’s confirmation proceedings in a letter to the committee’s chairman, Iowa Republican Sen. […]

In defending Kavanaugh accuser, Ronald Reagan’s daughter reveals her own rape

Sep 22 2018 — — President Ronald Reagan’s daughter Patti Davis wrote about her own sexual assault experience to defend Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. Davis’ story was published in an op-ed in The Washington Post on Friday, in which she alleged that she was raped by a music industry executive […]

Rosenstein Suggested He Secretly Record Trump and Discussed 25th Amendment

Sep 21 2018 — — The deputy attorney general, Rod J. Rosenstein, suggested last year that he secretly record President Trump in the White House to expose the chaos consuming the administration, and he discussed recruiting cabinet members to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Mr. Trump from office for being unfit. Mr. Rosenstein made these suggestions in the spring […]

Stephen Miller wins again: Haley, other foes excluded from immigration meeting

Sep 21 2018 — — Days before the Trump administration announced plans to slash the number of refugees allowed into the U.S. to its lowest level in 40 years, Trump senior adviser and immigration hardliner Stephen Miller made his case for fewer refugees to a room of senior officials at the White House. His sales job was made easier by […]

Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen claims to have given ‘critical information’ to Mueller

Sep 20 2018 — — President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer claims to be providing “critical information” in the special counsel’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Michael Cohen, who pleaded guilty to campaign-finance violations and other charges last month, tweeted Thursday that he provided information to prosecutors without a co-operation agreement.