Mueller Accuses Manafort of Witness Tampering, Wants Him Sent to Jail

Paul Manafort has been indicted once again by a federal grand jury in Washington D.C. on charges of fraud and money laundering. The new indictment also included charges of obstruction of justice. The indictments were brought by special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative team and is the latest superseding indictment to be handed down against President […]

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McConnell Cancels Senate’s August Recess

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has cancelled the Senate’s August recess it was announced this week. McConnell said the time was needed to work through a backlog of President Trump’s nominees which McConnell claims Democrats have been slow-walking. “Due to the historic obstruction by Senate Democrats of the president’s nominees, and the goal of passing […]

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President’s Team Struggles to Explain Contradiction on Trump Tower Meeting Response

The President’s legal team, as well as White House staff, are struggling to explain an apparent contradiction in statements made about the President’s involvement in response to questions about a meeting Donald Trump Jr. had with individuals connected to the Russian government. In June 2016 a friend of the Trump family emailed the President’s son […]

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President’s Letter to Mueller: We Did Not Obstruct

President Trump’s legal team, in a letter written to special counsel Robert Mueller, said the President did not obstruct justice in the ongoing Russia probe. The letter says one of the reasons the President cannot be found to have obstructed justice is the fact that as President, Mr. Trump has the authority to end any […]

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Kushner’s Security Clearance Gets Reinstated

President Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, had his Top Secret/SCI-level security clearance restored last week, according to officials. Kushner had seen his security clearance downgraded to Secret level in February after questions arose over a security clearance that had been pending since January 2017. The move had barred Kushner from viewing some of the U.S. intelligence […]

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Details of Yet More Foreign Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election

In August of 2016, individuals representing business and political interests from Israel, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates met with Donald Trump Jr. at Trump Tower to discuss efforts to aid the campaign of his father for president. The meeting is the first indication that foreign efforts to interfere in the 2016 election extended […]

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Mueller to End Obstruction Investigation by Sept, Giuliani Says

Special counsel Robert Mueller plans to end a portion of his Russia investigation by September 1, according to former New York City Mayor, and current member of President Trump’s legal team, Rudy Giuliani. Giuliani said Mueller is hoping to end the obstruction of justice aspect of his investigation by then because extending it further would […]

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ICE Workplace Investigations More Than Double

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced that the number of workplace investigations it has conducted for illegal labor this year has already doubled the entire amount conducted last year. The results have been more arrests and more fines collected half way through this fiscal year than all of last. ICE reported that from Oct. […]

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Chaos at Pruitt’s EPA

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has received a slew of negative publicity in recent weeks amid accusations of abuse of power and several senior-level resignations. Several people within the agency have characterized those departures as staffers abandoning a sinking ship. The first departure came several weeks when a close friend of Pruitt’s, Albert Kelly, […]

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