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Trump says Congress can’t investigate him, but the Justice Department seems to disagree

On Monday, one of Trump's lawyers suggested Congress's Watergate investigation might have been illegal. Now his White House counsel says Congress has no right to investig...

Trump says Congress can’t investigate him, but the Justice Department seems to disagree

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Kamala Harris Urges Justice Department Inspector General to Investigate Barr Following up on her intense questioning of Attorney General William Barr earlier this week in the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Kamala Harris sent a letter Friday to the Justice Department’s Inspec...
04:00, 05/05/2019

Justice Department to provide Mueller evidence to Congress: Nadler The U.S. Justice Department has agreed to provide evidence gathered during Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation to lawmakers who are considering whether to launch impeachment proceedi...
19:24, 06/10/2019

U.S. Justice Department tells Mueller to limit testimony before Congress In back-to-back, nationally televised hearings before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees, Democrats are expected to try to get Mueller to focus his testimony on specific examples of Trump...
05:00, 07/23/2019

Justice Department will not pursue criminal contempt charges in Census dispute with Congress The U.S. Justice Department will not pursue criminal charges against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, after Democrats in the House of Representatives voted to hold the...
02:12, 07/25/2019

The many problems with Trump’s legal claim that Congress can’t investigate him On Monday, one of Trump's lawyers suggested Congress's Watergate investigation might have been illegal. Now his White House counsel says Congress has no right to investigate a president....
22:48, 05/15/2019

Buttigieg says Trump using Justice Department as 'his own personal law firm' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday slammed President Trump’s recent move to direct Attorney General William Barr look into the origins of the Russia investigation and if U...
21:36, 06/16/2019

U.S. Justice Department defends Trump's executive privilege assertion The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday defended Trump's use of executive privilege to withhold U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full report from House Democrats, but said it should not prevent ...
17:48, 05/08/2019

President Trump decision to end DACA was lawful, Justice Department says The Justice Department submitted a legal brief to the Supreme Court Monday that stated President Trump acted lawfully when he decided to end the Obama-era immigration program known as DACA in Septembe...
10:00, 08/20/2019

Justice Department stands by Mnuchin withholding Trump’s tax returns The department argues there was a plan to make the president’s tax returns public, which means the request was not to carry out a legitimate legislative function....
03:00, 06/15/2019

Justice Department Seeks to Appeal Emoluments Case Against Trump The government asked a judge to halt the proceedings in a case alleging that the president is violating the Constitution by accepting financial benefits from foreign governments....
03:24, 05/15/2019

Andrew McCabe blames Trump for firing, sues Justice Department and FBI Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe is suing the Justice Department and FBI over his firing last spring and accusing President Donald Trump of politically retaliating against him....
14:48, 08/09/2019

Trump 'Dossier' Author Grilled By US Justice Department Watchdogs: Report Federal lawyers probing the origins of the investigation of ties between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign have interviewed the author of a "dossier" that alleged misconduct between Trump.....
21:24, 07/09/2019

Mnuchin on solid ground in withholding Trump tax returns: Justice Department U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin did not violate the law by refusing to provide President Donald Trump's tax returns to Congress because the confidentiality of returns is protected under the law...
05:12, 06/15/2019

Justice Department may advise Trump to claim privilege over Mueller report The U.S. Justice Department threatened on Tuesday to completely withhold Special Counsel Robert Mueller's unredacted report from Congress if House Democrats decide to move ahead with plans to hold Att...
08:36, 05/08/2019

Trump 'dossier' author grilled by Justice Department watchdogs: sources Federal lawyers probing the origins of the investigation of ties between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign have interviewed the author of a "dossier" that alleged misconduct between Trump a...
16:00, 07/09/2019

Justice Department backs Treasury in refusal to hand over Donald Trump's taxes The Justice Department on Friday released a memo in support of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's decision to refuse House Democrats' subpoena seeking copies of President Donald Trump's tax returns....
04:48, 06/15/2019

House panel seeks Justice Department probe of Trump backer Prince A U.S. congressional committee has asked the Justice Department to investigate Trump backer Erik Prince for possible crimes, the panel's chairman said, adding there was strong evidence he lied to U.S....
20:00, 04/30/2019

Mueller report justifies obstruction charges vs Trump: ex-U.S. Justice Department officials Almost 500 former U.S. Justice Department officials said on Monday in a joint statement that the Mueller report's findings would justify obstruction charges against President Donald Trump if he were n...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Justice Department reverses position on keeping citizenship question in census after Trump tweet WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) – A top Justice Department lawyer said Wednesday the agency is trying to find a “legally available path” to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census af...
08:48, 07/04/2019

Kamala Harris Pressed Barr About Whether Trump Pressured the Justice Department. He Didn’t Have an Answer Attorney General William Barr had some tense moments with Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee during his testimony about Robert Mueller’s Russian investigation and the decision not to ch...
04:00, 05/02/2019

Justice Department Says It Was ‘Instructed’ by President Trump to Explore Ways to Put Citizenship Question on the Census President Donald Trump’s Wednesday morning announcement that he still aimed to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, despide a serious Supreme Court setback, appears to coincide with th...
04:36, 07/04/2019

Justice Department says Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents in fight over census question WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department says Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents in fight over census question....
18:12, 06/12/2019

Most Americans don’t want Congress to begin impeachment proceedings. But 70 percent of black voters disagree. The conclusions from the Mueller report confirm to black voters something many of them have believed about Trump since the day he launched his presidential campaign: He is unfit for the office....
21:00, 04/29/2019

Dutch to investigate cause of network outage telecom KPN: Justice minister Dutch Justice Minister Ferd Grapperhaus on Tuesday said the government will launch an investigation into how an outage at telecom Royal KPN knocked out the national emergency service number for severa...
13:12, 06/25/2019

Much to disagree on as Trump, Macron meet on D-Day CAEN, France (AP) — France wants the D-Day commemoration to showcase its long friendship with the United States. But relations are strained as President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macr...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Justice Department OKs T-Mobile’s $26.5M acquisition of Sprint T-Mobile won Justice Department approval for its $26 billion merger with Sprint on Friday by selling satellite TV company Dish the tools it needs to become the nation’s fourth largest cellular carrier...
21:36, 07/26/2019

Google's Scrutiny by Justice Department Has Been Building The Justice Department’s plans to investigate Alphabet Inc.’s Google have been building over time, amid a growing public conversation about whether the government should do more to scrutinize the hand...
18:00, 06/02/2019

Justice Department Investigates Chicken Industry The Department of Justice is pursuing a criminal investigation into the U.S. chicken industry, following allegations of price collusion among top poultry processors. Meat producers have denied engagin...
12:00, 06/26/2019

Justice Department, FTC Skirmish Over Antitrust Turf The Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are clashing over their shared responsibilities to pursue the Trump administration’s antitrust agenda in the technology industry....
15:12, 08/05/2019

Justice Department OKs T-Mobile’s $26.5B acquisition of Sprint T-Mobile won Justice Department approval for its $26 billion merger with Sprint on Friday by selling satellite TV company Dish the tools it needs to become the nation’s fourth largest cellular carrier...
00:12, 07/28/2019

U.S. Department of Justice approves T-Mobile, Sprint tie-up The U.S. Justice Department said it was greenlighting T-Mobile US Inc's request to acquire rival Sprint Corp after the companies agreed to divest Sprint's prepaid businesses including Boost Mobile t...
17:48, 07/26/2019

Justice Department opinions take on the force of law — but are not, in fact, the law Some legal experts were taken aback when Robert Mueller said that indicting the president would be “unconstitutional,” citing a department guideline that has never been litigated....
13:48, 05/31/2019

Trump distances himself from 'send her back' chant: 'I disagree with it' President Trump distanced himself Thursday from a chant of “send her back” that rang out during his North Carolina rally the night before and was directed at Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. -- saying he “was...
22:36, 07/18/2019

Justice Department Prepares Antitrust Investigation of Google The Justice Department is gearing up for an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Inc.’s Google, a move that could present a major new layer of regulatory scrutiny for the search giant....
04:36, 06/01/2019

Justice Department Approves Merger of T-Mobile, Sprint The Justice Department approved T-Mobile US’s merger with Sprint after the companies agreed to create a new wireless carrier by selling assets to satellite-TV provider Dish Network....
19:00, 07/26/2019

Justice Department trying to quash Mueller team testimony The Justice Department is trying to prevent two former members of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team from testifying behind closed doors in Congress next week, when Mueller will testify before lawm...
21:48, 07/10/2019

Justice Department has approved T-Mobile / Sprint merger Sprint and T-Mobile have cleared a significant hurdle towards completing their merger. The Department of Justice rubber-stamped the deal on the condition that the carriers sell some parts of the busin...
18:36, 07/26/2019

WSJ: Justice Department 'preparing' Google antitrust investigation Late Friday, the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post reported, based on it anonymous sources, that the Department of Justice is preparing an antitrust probe of Google. The company has faced severa...
08:48, 06/01/2019

US Justice Department Said to Be Exploring Antitrust Case Against Google The US Justice Department has taken early steps toward opening a federal antitrust case into Google, according to three people familiar with the matter....
10:36, 06/01/2019

U.S. Justice Department preparing antitrust probe into Google The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online search market. In the U.S., the Federal Trade Commission made an antitrust inve...
23:36, 06/01/2019

Andrew McCabe sues FBI, Justice Department over his firing The lawsuit, the second this week from an ex-FBI official challenging the circumstances of his termination, says the firing was part of Trump’s plan to rid the bureau of leaders he perceived as disloy...
07:36, 08/09/2019

Justice Department sends off Rod Rosenstein on a funny note WASHINGTON – The current and former attorneys general had a laugh over contempt charges, nicknames from President Trump and being hunted by paparazzi at a send-off for Deputy Attorney General Ro...
04:12, 05/10/2019

Doug Schoen and Kennedy disagree on 'The Five' over Trump's Iran reversal Democratic pollster Doug Schoen and Fox Business's Kennedy got into it on "The Five" Friday while debating whether or not President Trump should have retaliated against Iran Thursday....
02:12, 06/22/2019

Biden Thinks Trump Is the Problem, Not All Republicans. Other Democrats Disagree. The former vice president is defending his friendliness toward Republicans in Washington, saying Mr. Trump doesn’t represent them. But others say that view is naïve....
15:00, 05/04/2019

President Trump Says Wind Turbines Cause Cancer. 99% of Iowans Disagree Since the early days of his administration, Donald Trump has sought to use his presidency to slow the country’s transition to clean energy, blocking key environmental regulations and lending his...
20:52, 08/12/2019

Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger: CNBC The U.S. Justice Department would sue to block the merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp if the parties do not settle next week, CNBC reported on Thursday, citing sources....
18:12, 07/18/2019

Big Tech faces broad U.S. Justice Department antitrust probe The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening a broad investigation of major digital technology firms into whether they engage in anticompetitive practices, the strongest sign the Trump a...
01:36, 07/24/2019

U.S. Justice Department resumes use of death penalty, schedules five executions The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday reinstated a two-decades-long dormant policy allowing the federal government's use of capital punishment and immediately scheduled the executions for five death...
00:00, 07/26/2019

Justice Department sues Omarosa for not submitting financial forms The Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman for allegedly failing to file a required financial disclosure report after her 2017 firing. The civi...
17:24, 06/26/2019

Justice Department: Census citizenship quest wasn’t devious NEW YORK (AP) — Justice Department lawyers say new claims casting the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census in a devious light are false. The lawyers filed papers late Monday in Manhat...
01:36, 06/04/2019

U.S. Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger: source The U.S. Justice Department has told T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp to wrap up a deal by the end of next week to sell assets that are to be divested as a condition of their proposed merger or face ...
22:48, 07/18/2019

U.S. Senate confirms Jeffrey Rosen as No. 2 Justice Department official The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Jeffrey Rosen as the No. 2 official at the Justice Department, after Attorney General William Barr recommended Rosen for the job to President Donald Trump....
11:48, 05/17/2019

U.S. Justice Department tells Mueller to limit congressional testimony The U.S. Justice Department told former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Monday he should limit his testimony before Congress this week to discussing his public report on the Russia probe....
02:48, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Department approves $26 bln Sprint, T-Mobile merger The U.S. Justice Department said on Friday it is approving T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion takeover of rival Sprint Corp, clearing a major hurdle to a deal that would merge the nation's third and fourth...
19:48, 07/26/2019

Department of Justice pushing T-Mobile to give more to Dish, sources say The DOJ is pushing on Deutsche Telekom to give more concessions to Dish to prop up the company as a stronger fourth competitor in the U.S. wireless market....
20:48, 07/02/2019

Justice Department launches sweeping review of competition in tech The US is intensifying its already stepped-up scrutiny of the tech industry. The Department of Justice is launching a comprehensive antitrust review of "market-leading online platforms" to see if the...
05:36, 07/24/2019

U.S. justice department to open new antitrust review of big tech companies: WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing departme...
04:24, 07/24/2019

Justice Department approves $26 billion T-Mobile and Sprint merger Despite some ongoing and vociferous opposition to T-Mobile and Sprint’s brewing merger, the U.S. Department of Justice today officially approved it. Notably, the approval comes just a few weeks ...
18:24, 07/26/2019

The Justice Department is preparing a potential antitrust investigation of Google The Justice Department has taken early steps toward opening a federal antitrust investigation into Google, according to three people familiar with the matter....
11:24, 06/01/2019

U.S. Justice Department launches antitrust review of big tech firms The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening an investigation of major digital tech firms on whether they engage in anticompetitive practices....
00:36, 07/24/2019

Department of Justice Preparing Antitrust Probe of Google: Reports WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google’s business practices and whether they violate antitrust law, according to news reports. The search giant was...
21:24, 06/01/2019

US justice department resumes use of death penalty and schedules five executions William Barr announces he has reinstated a policy dormant for 16 years, following authorization from Congress and signing by TrumpThe US government is set to carry out the death penalty for the first ...
06:24, 07/26/2019

U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe: sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources fam...
06:00, 06/01/2019

U.S. Justice Department prepares anti-trust investigation of Google -WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources....
04:36, 06/01/2019

Sprint, T-Mobile receive merger approval from Department of Justice The $26 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint secured final approval on Friday from the Department of Justice, where regulators blessed the combination of the country’s third- and fourth-largest ...
17:48, 07/26/2019

Justice Department opens antitrust review of big US tech companies The Department of Justice is opening a sweeping antitrust review into online platforms, potentially threatening some of Silicon Valley's most powerful companies....
00:36, 07/24/2019

US justice department targets big tech firms in antitrust review Officials to look into whether Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple are unlawfully limiting competitionThe US justice department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firm...
23:48, 07/23/2019

U.S. Justice Department prepares anti-trust investigation of Google: WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources....
03:00, 06/01/2019

Big Tech Faces Broad US Justice Department Antitrust Probe The US Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening a broad investigation of major digital technology firms into whether they engage in anticompetitive practices....
10:24, 07/24/2019

Justice Department resumes use of death penalty, schedules five executions The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday reinstated a two-decades long dormant policy allowing the federal government's use of capital punishment and immediately scheduled the executions for five death...
18:24, 07/25/2019

Justice Department trying to quash Mueller team testimony: report The Justice Department is trying to prevent two former members of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team from testifying behind closed doors as Mueller prepares to make a public appearance before lawma...
16:12, 07/10/2019

Justice Department announces broad antitrust review of big tech The DOJ did not name Amazon, Facebook or Google directly, but its inquiry could result in more scrutiny of them, as the government seeks to "assess the competitive conditions in the online marketplace...
03:00, 07/24/2019

Nadler strikes deal with Justice Department for Mueller documents House judiciary committee chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler said Monday he reached a deal with the Justice Department to get key evidence from the Mueller investigation....
01:48, 06/11/2019

US Justice Department launches new, sweeping tech antitrust probe Amid multiple other antitrust investigations into the US tech industry, the DOJ will now review the competitive landscape of search, social media and retail services online....
02:36, 07/24/2019

U.S. Justice Department sues to block Sabre acquisition of Farelogix The U.S. Justice Department sued on Tuesday to block travel technology firm Sabre Corp's $360 million acquisition of Farelogix Inc, saying in court papers that it was a "dominant firm's attempt to el...
02:12, 08/21/2019

U.S. Justice Department teams up with states on probe of Big Tech firms The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it moves forward with a broad investigation into major technology companies, the department's antitr...
02:12, 08/21/2019

Justice Department approves $26.5 billion T-Mobile and Sprint merger Despite some ongoing and vociferous opposition to T-Mobile and Sprint’s brewing merger, the U.S. Department of Justice today officially approved it. Notably, the approval comes just a few weeks ...
16:12, 07/27/2019

U.S. Justice Department asks for hearing in Qualcomm antitrust case The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday asked a federal judge to hold a hearing on any possible remedies to be imposed if mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc is found liable in an antitrust lawsuit b...
02:12, 05/03/2019

Sprint, T-Mobile receive merger approval from Justice Department The $26 billion deal secured final approval from the agency, where regulators blessed the combination of the nation’s third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers after they agreed to sell off a portio...
04:48, 07/27/2019

U.S. Justice Department to review 1941 ASCAP, BMI consent decrees The U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday it would review two consent decrees reached with music licensing groups ASCAP and BMI in 1941, a decision that could upend the business of licensing music...
23:00, 06/05/2019

TV Station Owners Settle Justice Department Antitrust Allegations A group of five television station owners agreed to settle Justice Department charges that they used third-party firms to illegally coordinate on sales of local advertising spots....
07:24, 06/18/2019

Justice Department: Omarosa didn’t file financial disclosure The Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, alleging she failed to file a legally-required financial disclosure after she was fired from her po...
02:36, 06/26/2019

James Comey won’t be prosecuted by Justice Department over leaked memos The Justice Department will not prosecute fired FBI Director James Comey for leaking memos following a referral from the department’s inspector general, according to a report Thursday. “Everyone at th...
22:12, 08/01/2019

Justice Department indicts 80 in online scams linked to Nigeria The Justice Department unsealed a 252-count indictment accusing 80 people in the United States and Nigeria of attempting to steal millions of dollars through Internet scams....
08:12, 08/23/2019

US Justice Department Asks for Hearing in Qualcomm Antitrust Case The US DOJ's antitrust division asked a federal judge to hold a hearing on any possible remedies to be imposed if Qualcomm is found liable in an antitrust lawsuit brought by the US FTC....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Department of Justice prepares Google antitrust investigation, report says The Justice Department is reportedly preparing an antitrust investigation into Google over its internal practices and search rankings.        ...
18:36, 06/03/2019

Justice Department to Open Broad, New Antitrust Review of Big Tech Companies The Justice Department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition, according to department officials....
00:00, 07/24/2019

US Justice Department Prepares Google Anti-Trust Probe: Sources The US Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources......
09:24, 06/01/2019

House Democrats probe Justice Department's handling of police shootings The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday unveiled a probe of the Trump administration's moves to curtail the federal government's role in scrutinizing police shootings....
04:36, 05/15/2019

U.S. Department of Justice shifting census-related cases to new team of lawyers A new team of Civil Division lawyers at the Department of Justice will take over handling 2020 census-related cases, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Sunday....
03:24, 07/08/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Department prepares antitrust investigation of Google - sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in how it operates its sprawling online businesses, two sourc...
04:36, 06/01/2019

Second U.S. judge blocks Justice Department bid for new legal team in census cases A second U.S. judge has rejected a Department of Justice request to replace its legal team in cases on the 2020 census as the Trump administration tries to add a contentious citizenship question....
02:24, 07/11/2019

Justice Department staff had urged rejection of Sprint-T-Mobile merger Justice Department staff reviewing the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint had recommended that the U.S. government sue to block the $26 billion deal. The recommendation came before the two compani...
22:48, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Department teams up with states on probe of Big Tech firms The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it moves forward with a broad investigation into major technology companies, the department's antitr...
02:36, 08/21/2019

Justice Department to hand over key Mueller report documents to Democrats, Nadler says Rep. Jerrold Nadler said the department will begin complying with the committee’s subpoena on Monday and provide some of Mueller’s “most important files.”...
21:00, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe -sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources fam...
09:00, 06/01/2019

Justice Department Replaces Interpreters With Videos, Making Immigration Even More Dystopian The Trump administration announced today that they will end the practice of allowing in-person interpreters at initial court hearings for migrants and asylum seekers and instead will use recorded vide...
03:48, 07/04/2019

House intelligence refers Erik Prince to Justice Department for probe The House intelligence committee on Tuesday asked the Department of Justice to launch an investigation into security contractor Erik Prince over allegations he lied to Congress....
06:24, 05/01/2019

Justice Department Will Begin Executing Death Row Inmates for the First Time Since 2003 (WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department said Thursday that it will carry out executions of federal death row inmates for the first time since 2003. Five inmates who have been sentenced to death ar...
18:48, 07/25/2019

Justice Department probing Deutsche Bank’s dealings with Malaysia’s 1MDB The US Justice Department is investigating whether Deutsche Bank violated foreign corruption or anti-money-laundering laws in its work for state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), the Wall Stre...
17:00, 07/11/2019

Tyson Discloses Justice Department Subpoena in Chicken-Pricing Probe Tyson Foods and other major chicken companies said they received subpoenas from the Justice Department, signaling an expansion of a criminal investigation into allegations they colluded to prop up pri...
06:00, 08/06/2019

U.S. Justice Department set to decide on T-Mobile, Sprint merger as soon as next week: source The U.S. Justice Department is set to decide as early as next week whether to approve the $26.5-billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile USA and Sprint Corp, a person briefed on the matter said on...
01:48, 06/15/2019

Justice Department ready to stop the celebration at T-Mobile and Sprint headquarters This morning we told you that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has recommended that his fellow Commissioners approve the T-Mobile-Sprint merger. With one other Commissioner stating that he would vote to allow th...
23:24, 05/20/2019

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe sues Justice Department over firing Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is suing the Department of Justice over his 2018 firing, which came just over 24 hours before he planned to retire, alleging the punishment was "politically mo...
14:24, 08/09/2019

U.S. Justice Department : ex-White House counsel McGahn has 'immunity from testifying' The U.S. Justice Department offered President Donald Trump legal cover on Monday to block former White House counsel Don McGahn from testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, saying McGahn has ...
05:48, 05/21/2019

Justice Department to share material from Mueller report with House panel The House intelligence committee will receive an unredacted version of the Mueller report in exchange for not enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr, committee chairman Adam Schiff...
19:48, 05/22/2019

Justice Department in Talks With States to Win Support for T-Mobile, Sprint Merger The Justice Department is pushing state officials to support a planned settlement that would allow T-Mobile US and Sprint to merge by selling assets to Dish Network....
03:00, 07/26/2019

Department of Justice opens investigation into failed carbon-capture plant Enlarge / Cranes stand at the construction site for Southern Co.'s Kemper County power plant near Meridian, Miss., on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. (credit: Gary Tramontina/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Ear...
02:24, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Department asks for hearing in Qualcomm antitrust case The U.S. Department of Justice's antitrust division asked a federal judge on Thursday to hold a hearing on any possible remedies to be imposed if mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc is found liable in a...
05:36, 05/03/2019

Companies Struggle to Adapt to the Justice Department's Stance on Instant Messaging Companies are facing tough decisions about how to comply with U.S. Justice Department guidelines on employees’ use of disappearing-message apps after officials reversed a ban on the apps in a program ...
12:48, 06/22/2019

Former U.S. Army soldier indicted for planning to bomb rally: Justice Department A U.S. combat veteran was indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday for allegedly planning to bomb a rally in Long Beach, California, last month, the Justice Department said....
01:48, 05/23/2019

U.S. Justice Department still pondering census citizenship move: court filing The U.S. Justice Department is still considering how to proceed on an effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, according to court papers filed on Friday....
23:12, 07/05/2019

Senior U.S. lawmaker rejects Justice Department limits on Mueller testimony A day before Robert Mueller's eagerly anticipated congressional testimony, a senior Democratic U.S. lawmaker on Tuesday accused President Donald Trump's Justice Department of arrogance in instructing ...
18:48, 07/23/2019

Justice Department Indicts Norway Ship Executives on Antitrust Charges The Justice Department has charged two former executives of Norway’s Höegh Autoliners with participating in a sprawling conspiracy to fix prices for seaborne vehicle shipments, according to an indictm...
22:48, 06/27/2019

Senior Sinaloa drug cartel member extradited to U.S.: Justice Department A senior member of the Mexican Sinaloa drug cartel who was charged in 2012 has been extradited to the United States and will appear in court in Texas on Wednesday to face racketeering charges, the U.S...
07:24, 05/29/2019

U.S. says Huawei lawyer's prior work at Justice Department poses conflict Huawei Technologies Co Ltd lawyer James Cole's prior work at the Department of Justice created a conflict of interest that should disqualify him from defending the Chinese company in a case over alleg...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Justice Department shakes up staffing at jail where financier Epstein died The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was shaking up staffing at the federal jail where financier Jeffrey Epstein died over the weekend while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, announ...
22:50, 08/13/2019

Ex-Seattle tech worker arrested for Capital One hack - U.S. Justice Department The U.S. Justice Department said Paige Thompson, a former Seattle technology company software engineer, was arrested on Monday on a criminal complaint charging computer fraud and abuse for hacking int...
05:00, 07/30/2019

Nadler says open to talks with Justice Department on subpoena for Mueller report U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said in a letter to Attorney General William Barr on Friday that he was still open to talks with the Justice Department over a subpoena for an un...
04:48, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Department to review 1941 ASCAP, BMI consent decrees The U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday it would review two consent decrees reached with music licensing groups ASCAP and BMI in 1941, a decision that could upend the business of licensing music...
23:24, 06/05/2019

Facebook, Google, Amazon, Twitter likely facing review from Justice Department The Justice Department said Tuesday it would begin an antitrust review of online platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Apple and Amazon .       ...
01:24, 07/24/2019

Justice Department seeks removal of Huawei’s lead defense lawyer The department asserts that the former deputy attorney general has a conflict of interest in the fraud and sanctions violation case against the Chinese tech giant....
03:48, 05/11/2019

U.S. says Huawei lawyer's prior work at Justice Department poses conflicts Huawei Technologies Co Ltd lawyer James Cole's prior work at the U.S. Department of Justice created conflicts of interest that should disqualify him from defending the Chinese company in a case of all...
05:12, 05/11/2019

Alaska to receive $10M from Justice Department to combat violent crime, AG Barr says Attorney General William Barr on Friday declared a public-safety emergency in Alaska so the Justice Department could allocate more than $10 million toward fighting violent crime in some of the state’s...
12:12, 06/29/2019

Senior lawmaker rejects Justice Department limits on Mueller testimony A day before Robert Mueller's eagerly anticipated congressional testimony, a senior Democratic U.S. lawmaker on Tuesday accused President Donald Trump's Justice Department of arrogance in instructing ...
04:24, 07/24/2019

Justice Department’s Antitrust Chief Sketches Out How Big Tech Firms Will be Assessed (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Justice Department’s antitrust chief suggested Tuesday he’ll take a broad view of how competition is harmed when assessing whether big tech firms should be br...
06:36, 06/12/2019

Justice Department Rebuffs Court Order to Turn Over Flynn Conversations The Department of Justice has refused to abide by a judge’s order to make public transcripts of conversations between Michael Flynn and Russia’s former ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak....
20:12, 06/01/2019

U.S. Justice Department expected to approve Sprint, T-Mobile deal on Friday The U.S. Justice Department is expected to announce on Friday it is approving the $26 billion merger of Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc, according to sources briefed on the matter....
17:48, 07/26/2019

Judge Blocks Justice Department From Changing Lawyers in Census Fight NEW YORK — A New York judge says the Justice Department can’t change lawyers so late in the dispute over whether to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. Judge Jesse Furman ruled ...
01:36, 07/10/2019

Justice Department Launches Sweeping Antitrust Probe of Big Tech Companies The U.S. Department of Justice opened a sweeping antitrust investigation of big technology companies and whether their online platforms have hurt competition, suppressed innovation or otherwise harmed...
01:36, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Department to review 1941 ASCAP, BMI consent decrees The U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday it would review two consent decrees reached with music licensing groups ASCAP and BMI in 1941, a decision that could upend the business of licensing music to...
01:12, 06/06/2019

The new Right: Who needs a billing department when you have Congress? How much is a doctor’s skill and time worth? Is it what some bureaucrat tucked into a back office of a government building deems his value, or what a market deems his value? Do we accept the number th...
22:36, 06/06/2019

U.S. Justice Department accuses House Democrats of playing politics with contempt vote The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday accused Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee of engaging in politically motivated attacks, after the panel voted along party lines to hold Attorney Gener...
00:36, 05/09/2019

Justice Department Won’t Bring Charges Against NYPD Officer in Eric Garner’s Death In a move that is surprising to no one who has been paying attention, Trump’s Justice Department—lead by William Barr, aka “Evil Fred Flintstone”—will not bring any charges against the white New York ...
22:00, 07/16/2019

Read the letter: Department of Justice instructs Mueller to keep testimony to information from his report A Justice Department official told former Special Counsel Robert Mueller that his upcoming testimony to House lawmakers "must remain within the boundaries" of the public, redacted version of his repor...
02:12, 07/23/2019

U.S. Justice Department watchdog to probe FBI role in dropping plan to move headquarters The U.S. Justice Department's watchdog will review the role of the FBI and Justice Department in a reversal of plans to move FBI headquarters to the Washington suburbs, Democratic congressional leader...
19:48, 07/03/2019

Justice Department will appoint new legal team to handle census citizenship question A new legal team will lead the Trump administration's efforts to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census form, despite the U.S. Supreme Court ruling last month temporarily block...
20:36, 07/08/2019

Justice Department and House intelligence panel strike deal for Mueller materials The agreement means the committee will not enforce a subpoena against the attorney general, while the Justice Department works to turn over requested materials....
18:48, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. says Huawei lawyer's prior work at Justice Department poses conflicts Huawei Technologies Co Ltd lawyer James Cole's prior work at the U.S. Department of Justice created conflicts of interest that should disqualify him from defending the Chinese company in a case of all...
13:00, 05/11/2019

Democrats seek to rein in the contact between White House, Justice Department on probes Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) says the traditional limits have been cast aside and more than 800 officials can talk about investigations in the Trump administration....
00:36, 06/20/2019

Justice Department says allegations that it hid true motives for Census citizenship question are ‘frivolous’ In a filing to U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman of New York’s Southern District, DOJ attorneys accused lawyers challenging the question of trying to “derail” a Supreme Court ruling on the case, which ...
03:36, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Department set to decide on T-Mobile, Sprint merger as soon as next week -source The U.S. Justice Department is set to decide as early as next week whether to approve the $26.5-billion merger of wireless carriers T-Mobile USA and Sprint Corp, a person briefed on the matter said on...
06:24, 06/15/2019

U.S. Justice Department's watchdog will probe FBI role in dropping plan to move headquarters The U.S. Justice Department's watchdog will investigate the role of the FBI and Justice Department in a reversal of plans to move FBI headquarters to the Washington suburbs, Democratic congressional l...
16:24, 07/03/2019

Banca IMI Securities Corp pleads guilty to antitrust charge -U.S. Justice Department Banca IMI Securities Corp has pleaded guilty to an antitrust charge and was sentenced to a pay a criminal fine of more than $2 million for its involvement in a bid-rigging conspiracy for certain finan...
20:12, 05/10/2019

Justice Department Says Ex-White House Lawyer Can’t Be Forced to Testify About Mueller Report (WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department says former White House counsel Don McGahn can’t be compelled to testify before Congress about the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller’s ...
23:12, 05/20/2019

Justice Department Sues Omarosa Manigault Newman Over Financial Disclosure Report (WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department filed a lawsuit Tuesday against former White House staffer and reality TV star Omarosa Manigault Newman, alleging she failed to file a legally required fina...
17:12, 06/26/2019

Justice Department lawyer defends herself after viral video on child migrant treatment WASHINGTON — A Justice Department lawyer who argued in court that the federal government wasn’t legally required to provide soap and toothbrushes to detained migrant children in some conditions is def...
07:12, 06/26/2019

U.S. Justice Department asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling against Qualcomm The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday, citing support from the Energy ...
23:36, 07/16/2019

House Democrats reach deal with Justice Department to review Mueller materials “These documents will allow us to perform our constitutional duties and decide how to respond to the allegations laid out against the President by the Special Counsel,” said House Judiciary Committee ...
01:12, 06/11/2019

American Airlines to pay $22.1 million U.S. fine over mail delivery times: Justice Department American Airlines Group Inc , the largest U.S. airline, will pay $22.1 million to settle claims it falsely reported the times it transferred possession of U.S. mail to foreign postal administrations o...
02:12, 08/21/2019

U.S. Justice Department staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with t...
21:12, 05/22/2019

Justice Department misplaced files on investigation into nuclear weapons plant, officials say The Justice Department has misplaced more than 60 boxes of documents from a 27-year-old criminal investigation into safety violations at a former nuclear weapons plant in Colorado, officials said Tues...
03:00, 07/31/2019

New York mayor says he regrets trusting U.S. Justice Department on Garner chokehold case New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday that he regrets trusting the U.S. Department of Justice after federal prosecutors declined to charge a city policeman who used a fatal chokehold on...
22:36, 07/17/2019

Jeffrey Epstein latest: Death to be investigated by US Department of Justice, attorney general says The death of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein will be investigated by the US Department of Justice, the nation's attorney general William Barr said today....
20:12, 08/10/2019

Justice Department staff urged blocking $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile The recommendation — confirmed by a source familiar with the Justice Department’s thinking — came before the two wireless providers offered new concessions this week meant to appease regulators, inclu...
22:48, 05/22/2019

Census 2020: justice department brings in new team to fight for citizenship question Civil rights groups and some states strongly object to the proposal, which is being championed by Donald TrumpA new team of lawyers at the Department of Justice will take over handling 2020 census-rel...
04:48, 07/08/2019

Department of Justice shakes up team handling 2020 census-related cases A new team of Civil Division lawyers at the Department of Justice will take over handling 2020 census-related cases, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Sunday, a shake-up that came as President Dona...
09:24, 07/08/2019

Robert Mueller's Russia probe cost nearly $32 million in total, Justice Department says The cost of the investigation has been a weapon used by both Trump and Mueller's supporters in the ongoing political fight over the Russian election meddling probe....
01:24, 08/03/2019

Judge blocks Justice Department from swapping lawyers in census question case A federal judge on Tuesday blocked the Justice Department from changing its legal team in a case related to a question about citizenship the Trump administration wants to include on the 2020 census....
03:24, 07/10/2019

Judge blocks justice department's legal team change in US census cases A US district judge called the request ‘patently deficient’ after it was announced that nine lawyers would be replacedA federal judge in New York ruled the US Department of Justice can’t replace nine ...
06:24, 07/10/2019

Department of Justice shifting 2020 census-related cases to new team of lawyers A new team of Civil Division lawyers at the Department of Justice will take over handling 2020 census-related cases, Kerri Kupec, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Sunday, without providing a reaso...
03:00, 07/08/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. says Huawei lawyer's prior work at Justice Department poses conflicts Huawei Technologies Co Ltd lawyer James Cole's prior work at the U.S. Department of Justice created conflicts of interest that should disqualify him from defending the Chinese company in a case of all...
02:48, 05/11/2019

Who 'unsettled' who? Jesse Watters and Juan Williams disagree on Trump and Biden's verbal sparring Is the verbal sparring unsettling former Vice President Joe Biden or President Trump? "The Five" discussed the possible 2020 presidential election opponents as they continue to take shots at one anoth...
03:12, 06/12/2019

Justice Department tells Mueller his House testimony 'must remain within the boundaries' of public report A Justice Department official told former Special Counsel Robert Mueller that his upcoming testimony to House lawmakers "must remain within the boundaries" of the public, redacted version of his repor...
02:12, 07/23/2019

Justice Department will not charge New York City police involved in death of Eric Garner The decision comes almost exactly five years after Garner died on Staten Island, New York, after New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo put him in a headlock....
19:48, 07/16/2019

On question of obstruction, Mueller hewed to untested Justice Department opinions and ‘principles of fairness’ In his first public comments, the exiting special counsel emphasized that departmental policy prevented him from considering whether he could charge the president with a crime....
07:48, 05/30/2019

Justice Department: Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics to pay $225 million to resolve federal investigations WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department: Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics to pay $225 million to resolve federal investigations....
00:36, 06/06/2019

Plaintiffs seek to block Justice Department from changing lawyers in census citizenship case Those challenging the inclusion of the question said in a filing Monday that the Trump administration has not given “satisfactory reasons” for the move....
11:12, 07/09/2019

Justice Department says it expects Robert Mueller to stay in his lane at this week's blockbuster hearing Alex Wong/Getty Images The Justice Department sent a letter on Monday to former special counsel Robert Mueller, emphasizing that it expects him to "not go beyond" the public version of his report dur...
12:00, 07/23/2019

Department of Justice is reportedly planning to replace in-person interpreters with informative videos at immigration hearings Associated Press/Eric Risberg The Department of Justice is planning to replace human interpreters at immigration court hearings with informative videos briefing migrants facing deportation on their r...
13:00, 07/09/2019

Justice Department reportedly seeking to persuade EEOC to reverse stance on LGBTQ workplace discrimination The Justice Department is seeking to persuade a federal employment rights agency to change their stance on LGBTQ discrimination in an upcoming Supreme Court case. The case, involving Aimee Stephens, a...
13:24, 08/15/2019

Justice Department staff recommends blocking T-Mobile deal for Sprint; decision now with top antitrust officials: sources The U.S. Justice Department's Antitrust Division staff has recommended the agency sue to block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar...
14:48, 05/22/2019

In Eric Garner case, Justice Department declines civil rights charges against New York City police officer Despite disagreement between top prosecutors regarding the strength of the case, the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday ultimately declined to bring civil rights charges against the New York City p...
22:12, 07/16/2019

White Students Pose With Guns in Front of Bullet-Ridden Emmett Till Memorial, Department of Justice Launches Investigation On what would’ve been the 78th birthday of Emmett Till came some disturbing news: three University of Mississippi students are being investigated by the Department of Justice after a picture surfaced ...
18:36, 07/26/2019

The Department of Justice just launched a broad probe into whether big tech companies like Amazon, Facebook, and others illegally harm competition (APPL, GOOG, AMZN, FB) Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images The Department of Justice (DOJ) is preparing to open a broad probe into whether big tech companies like Amazon, Facebook, and others are illegally harming their competito...
03:00, 07/24/2019

Brazil's president wins, justice minister loses in Congress Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surmounted a crucial hurdle for his young government on Wednesday by winning approval from disgruntled lower house lawmakers for his move to reorganize the country's...
05:12, 05/23/2019

Sprint, T-Mobile merger gets OK from Justice Department, Dish gets Boost Mobile The $26-billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger cleared another major regulatory hurdle gaining approval from the Justice Departmentl. Is it a done deal?        ...
19:24, 07/26/2019

‘I am asking for justice:’ Khashoggi’s fiancee urges Congress to put more pressure on Saudi Arabia in the wake of journalist’s killing Seven months after Khashoggi’s killing, his fiancee, Hatice Cengiz, testified before a House panel and urged lawmakers to take action against Saudi leaders....
01:12, 05/17/2019

Mueller explains why he continued to investigate Trump Former special counsel Robert Mueller said he continued to investigate whether President Trump colluded with the Russians during the 2016 election even though Justice Department policy said the presid...
16:24, 07/24/2019

Gillibrand says she wouldn't stand in way if her DOJ wanted to investigate Trump Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says if elected to the White House, she wouldn’t stand in the way if her Department of Justice wanted to investigate Donald Trump for obstruct...
00:24, 06/15/2019

Trump won’t say if he’ll direct FBI to investigate death of Jamal Khashoggi Last week, an independent U.N. report on the killing found "credible evidence" to warrant further investigation into the possible role of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
19:24, 06/23/2019

Trump claims he will investigate Google for 'treasonous' China ties US president vows to look into claim about firm’s relationship with Chinese governmentDonald Trump has suggested Google might be working treasonously with China and claimed he would look into the matt...
22:36, 07/16/2019

CIA and FBI helping Barr to investigate origins of Trump-Russia inquiry Trump: ‘I am so proud that he is looking into it. It’s great’Review to examine intelligence and surveillance methodsThe US attorney general is stepping up inquiries into the origins of the Russia inve...
01:00, 05/15/2019

‘Investigate the investigators’ is new Trump rallying cry to counter Mueller report Trump and his campaign are seeking to amplify allegations that the FBI spied on his 2016 campaign, casting the president as the victim to energize his base for the election....
22:36, 05/04/2019

Trump says administration will investigate claim Google is committing treason President Trump said Tuesday his administration will investigate claims made by wealthy Silicon Valley entrepreneur Peter Thiel that Google has been compromised or infiltrated by Chinese intelligence....
19:24, 07/16/2019

President Trump Is Escalating Efforts to Investigate Intelligence Agencies (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community on Thursday to “quickly and fully cooperate” with Attorney General William Barr’s investigation o...
07:36, 05/24/2019

Trump dismisses UN request for FBI to investigate Jamal Khashoggi's murder President suggests it would jeopardise weapons sales to SaudisThe Guardian view on Jamal Khashoggi’s murderDonald Trump has dismissed a United Nations request for the FBI to investigate the murder of ...
18:00, 06/23/2019

House Democrats Will Investigate Trump Administration Over Its Non-Response to Maria The House Oversight and Reform Committee announced on Monday that it would begin an investigation into the Trump Administration’s response to the 2017 hurricanes that decimated Puerto Rico and the U.S...
23:24, 05/06/2019

Trump brushes off calls to investigate Jamal Khashoggi’s death “I think it’s been heavily investigated,” Trump said, when asked whether he’d order the FBI to open an investigation, as recommended by the United Nations. “I’ve seen so many different reports.”...
03:36, 06/24/2019

US and EU officials disagree about countering China European allies need to stop underestimating China when considering sensitive economic partnerships, a U.S. official warned Thursday in a display of disagreement with Europe over how to counter the co...
00:00, 06/07/2019

California Law Says He Isn’t a Murderer. Prosecutors Disagree. When lawmakers said accomplices are not as culpable for a death as the actual killer, Neko Wilson was the first person released. Now he may go back to jail....
01:24, 05/17/2019

Infrastructure stocks tumble after Trump says no spending deal while Democrats investigate him Stocks that would benefit from a federal infrastructure spending program fell after President Trump ended a meeting on infrastructure spending with Democratic leaders....
00:00, 05/23/2019

Warren’s Immigration Plan Includes Pledge to Investigate Abuses Under Trump Until Thursday, Senator Elizabeth Warren had not offered a comprehensive immigration plan. Her proposal includes an aggressive push for liberal priorities....
19:24, 07/11/2019

Parents, children disagree on when they'll be financially independent A recent survey identifies the key points at which young adults should hit key financial milestones. For many, those pressures can contribute to a quarter-life crisis....
01:24, 07/23/2019

Treasury watchdog will investigate Trump administration delay of $20 Harriet Tubman bill The Treasury Department inspector general will investigate a controversial decision to delay redesigning the $20 bill to feature a portrait of Harriet Tubman....
23:24, 06/24/2019

Harris urges DOJ watchdog to probe whether Trump asked Barr to investigate 'enemies' Sen. Kamala Harris called on the Justice Department inspector general to look into whether Attorney General William Barr had received or complied with any requests from the White House to investigate ...
00:24, 05/04/2019

Kamala Harris asks DOJ IG to probe whether Trump asked Barr to investigate political opponents Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on Friday sent a letter to the Department of Justice’s inspector general demanding he investigate whether the White House had urged Attorney General William Barr to inves...
19:36, 05/04/2019

Some People Think Stonewall Was Triggered by Judy Garland’s Funeral. Here’s Why Many Experts Disagree It was June 22, 1969, that Oscar-nominated actor Judy Garland — star of The Wizard of Oz, (1939), Meet Me in St. Louis (1944), and A Star Is Born (1954) — was found dead at 47 of an accide...
19:12, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-EU sees no compliance issues in Google shopping, rivals disagree Europe's antitrust chief said on Wednesday she did not see any problems with the way Google was complying with her order to boost competition in online shopping, brushing aside complaints from some of...
17:36, 05/22/2019

‘Avengers: Endgame’ writers and directors disagree about the movie’s controversial ending Avengers: Endgame is now officially the second biggest movie ever after passing the $2 billion mark this weekend. Marvel’s movie grossed nearly $2.19 billion in less than two weeks, surpassing A...
19:24, 05/06/2019

Mitch McConnell Says Russia Investigation Is ‘Case Closed.’ Senate Democrats Disagree (WASHINGTON) — Senate Democrats say Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is “afraid” of the findings from special counsel Robert Mueller and failing to protect U.S. elections. Democrats t...
00:24, 05/08/2019

Modi says India's minorities are living in world of imaginary fear. Muslims disagree Narendra Modi will be sworn in for a second term as India's Prime Minister on Thursday after winning a landslide in elections and many Muslims are fearful of what another five years of BJP rule will m...
08:12, 05/30/2019

Cohen Claims Trump’s Lawyer Encouraged Misleading Congress About the Trump Tower Moscow (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s former fixer, Michael Cohen, told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawmakers that the negotiation...
04:24, 05/21/2019

Justice DN Patel's Name Recommended For Delhi High Court Chief Justice The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the appointment of Justice DN Patel of the Jharkhand High Court as the next Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court....
22:00, 05/13/2019

Trump’s Education Department resolves nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as Obama's The Department of Education on Wednesday released new data showing that it has resolved nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as the Obama administration, a direct rebuttal of complaints from l...
01:12, 07/11/2019

Barr: Justice Dept. is ‘all in’ on criminal justice overhaul _____ EDGEFIELD, S.C. (AP) — Leroy Nolan has spent the last 26 years behind bars at a federal prison for a drug conviction. In the prison factory, he works making T-shirts, backpacks and other product...
00:24, 07/14/2019

Jeffries says he believes Trump obstructed justice House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries said Sunday morning that there’s reason to believe President Donald Trump committed obstruction of justice.“Well, I certainly think there’s reason to b...
18:48, 05/26/2019

Treasury Department Refuses to Fulfill Congressional Request for President Trump’s Tax Returns WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has made it official: The administration won’t be turning President Donald Trump’s tax returns over to the Democratic-controlled House ...
01:24, 05/07/2019

Trump praises Labor Department secretary as criticism mounts over Epstein controversy President Trump on Tuesday defended Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under fire for his role in negotiating a lenient plea deal in 2008 for sex offender and wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein....
00:36, 07/10/2019

Trump's labor department is giving the gig economy a carte blanche | Ross Barkan Tech companies shouldn’t be free to abuse their workforce without real government oversight. But that is exactly what is happeningTwo days before May Day, the Trump administration quietly punished the...
18:12, 05/06/2019

Kim Kardashian assists Trump's justice reforms Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House to promote efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce. Kardashian West announced a ride-sharing program ...
03:36, 06/14/2019

Trump's lawyers: does serving the president mean undermining justice? Senior attorneys in the executive branch were once seen as guard rails on the president but now seem to be enabling his most constitutionally dubious actionsNot everyone thinks Donald Trump poses a di...
09:24, 05/20/2019

Trump slams London mayor after city’s police department has Twitter account hacked The Don vs. Khan battle entered another round on Saturday. President Trump mocked London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan after a Twitter account for the city’s police department was hacked. “With the incompetent M...
06:48, 07/21/2019

House lawmakers to grill State Department over Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE Lawmakers are expected to demand a reckoning over 22 deals worth more than $8 billion and preview their plans to block the president’s emergency order to complete them....
15:12, 06/12/2019

Comey says 'it sure looks like' Trump had criminal intent to commit obstruction of justice Former FBI Director James Comey said Thursday that "it sure looks like" President Donald Trump had criminal intent to commit obstruction of justice during special counsel Robert Mueller's investigatio...
14:12, 05/10/2019

Trump Has Right to End DACA, Justice Dept. Tells Supreme Court The government’s brief in the case, about the fate of the program that shields the young immigrants known as Dreamers, is the first salvo in a legal test of the president’s immigration agenda....
06:00, 08/20/2019

Trump’s and Biden’s dueling claims on criminal justice reform President Trump gave no credit to Barack Obama for a significant change in sentencing, and former vice president Joe Biden, in turn, minimized what Trump accomplished in 2018....
09:37, 08/14/2019

House panel probing whether Trump lawyers obstructed justice The House Intelligence Committee wants to know whether four Trump family lawyers obstructed justice by advising Michael Cohen on his false testimony to Congress. House Intelligence Committee Chairman ...
03:36, 05/15/2019

New book claims Justice Kennedy lobbied for Trump to consider Kavanaugh Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh reportedly was among the top five choices that former Justice Anthony Kennedy recommended then-candidate Donald Trump nominate during the 2016 campaign. ...
14:12, 07/11/2019

Justice backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes The Justice Department says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee that subpoenaed them. That’s according to an ...
00:12, 06/15/2019

Justice Dept. Declined to Prosecute Comey Over Memos About Trump The former F.B.I. director documented his interactions with the president in a series of memos that jolted Washington and helped prompt the appointment of the special counsel....
21:48, 08/01/2019

Ex-Justice officials: Trump would've been indicted if not president after Mueller report More than 400 former Justice Department officials said the Mueller report would have made the case for multiple counts of obstruction against President Trump had he not been protected from indictment ...
23:48, 05/06/2019

Kim Kardashian West thanks Ivanka Trump for support on criminal justice reform Kim Kardashian West tweeted her gratitude toward Ivanka Trump Thursday after speaking at the White House on behalf of those attempting to return to the workforce after prison.  ...
10:48, 06/14/2019

Trump to nominate son of late Justice Antonin Scalia for Labor secretary President Trump said Thursday that he plans to nominate the son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to be the next Labor secretary. Trump said on Twitter that he will tap Eugene Scalia — a pa...
06:12, 07/19/2019

White House Asked McGahn to Declare Trump Never Obstructed Justice Two requests by presidential advisers show how far the White House has gone to try to push back on accusations that the president obstructed justice....
02:00, 05/11/2019

Kamala Harris Says She Would Pursue an Obstruction of Justice Charge Against Trump as President (WASHINGTON) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris said Wednesday that if she wins the White House, her Justice Department “would have no choice” but to pursue an obstruc...
01:00, 06/13/2019

McGahn refused White House request to say Trump did not obstruct justice WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump sought to have former White House counsel Donald McGahn issue a public statement last month that he did not believe the president had engaged in criminal cond...
14:36, 05/11/2019

Trump, first lady pay respects to the late Justice John Paul Stevens President Trump and the first lady on Monday paid their respects to the late Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. “Going with First Lady to pay our respects to Justice Stevens. Leaving now!&...
21:12, 07/22/2019

White House asked McGahn to say he didn't believe that Trump obstructed justice The White House asked former White House counsel Don McGahn to say publicly that he did not believe that President Trump obstructed justice, Fox News confirmed Friday -- although McGahn’s attorney sai...
19:24, 05/11/2019

Fired by Trump: former US attorney Preet Bharara on American justice – podcast The ‘sheriff of Wall Street’, who took on mafia bosses and terrorists in court, looks back on his career. Plus: Tim Gordon on the silencing of the oceansPreet Bharara rose to become one of the best-kn...
05:36, 05/06/2019

Attorney General Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction of justice Under pressure from Democrats, Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday defended his decision to clear President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice by attempting to impede Special Couns...
18:12, 05/01/2019

Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction of justice in Senate testimony Barr defended his decision to step in and clear the president of obstruction of justice after Mueller's report presented evidence on both sides — but didn't reach a conclusion....
19:36, 05/01/2019

Trump directs Defense Department to develop policy allowing military academy athletes to turn pro upon graduation President Trump on Wednesday told Acting Secretary of Defense Mark Esper to come up with a policy that would allow athletes enrolled in military academies to play professional sports upon graduation....
21:24, 06/27/2019

Mueller’s approach to question of whether Trump obstructed justice leaves both sides frustrated The questions the former special counsel faced throughout the day underlined the lingering confusion about one of the most confounding decisions made by the special counsel team....
04:24, 07/25/2019

Justice Dept. Seeks to Halt Democrats’ Suit Over Trump’s Profits in Office The department asked an appeals court for an emergency order halting the emoluments lawsuit as congressional Democrats issued subpoenas to the president’s businesses....
04:12, 07/09/2019

Justice Dept. again sides with Trump over House in personal financial records fight The Trump administration's Justice Department has again taken President Donald Trump's side in a fight between him -- as a private citizen -- and the US House of Representatives over subpoenas for his...
10:48, 08/20/2019

'Trump radiates insecurity': UK to investigate leak of ambassador's scathing takes on White House When asked about the leaked remarks, President Donald Trump told reporters that Ambassador Kim Darroch "has not served the U.K. well."        ...
03:12, 07/08/2019

Trump has asserted executive privilege over entire Mueller report: Justice Dept official President Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report and its underlying investigative materials, escalating a battle with the Democrats on the ...
17:24, 05/08/2019

Trump to Nominate Late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s Son for Labor Secretary We all know that President Trump met up with nepotism in a back alley, punched it in the balls, and hit it over the head with one of Ivanka’s kitten heels from her cruisewear line that seems to be exc...
21:00, 07/19/2019

Trump orders flags at half-staff in memory of Justice John Paul Stevens In memory of Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who died Tuesday night at 99, President Trump ordered the American flag be flown at half-staff at the White House and other government facilities....
22:12, 07/17/2019

McGahn refused request by White House to say Trump did not obstruct justice after Mueller report’s release As Trump’s attorneys prepared for the public release of the report last month, the White House sought for its former counsel to issue a statement making public what he had told Mueller’s team....
11:36, 05/11/2019

Julian Castro renews call for president's impeachment after ex-prosecutors claim Trump obstructed justice Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro is once again urging the House of Representatives to move forward with impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump. The former San...
04:12, 05/07/2019

A Chance For Diplomacy: The U.S. State Department Is Hoping President Trump Can Convince Queen Elizabeth To Stop Developing Nuclear Weapons In Her Attic The whole world is watching today as President Trump travels to the United Kingdom to meet with England’s Royal Family, and the stakes of this diplomatic visit have never been higher. The U.S. State D...
20:24, 06/03/2019

Explainer: What would it take for U.S. Congress to impeach Trump? U.S. President Donald Trump, under growing pressure from numerous investigations of him and his administration, last week scorned talk of being removed from office via the impeachment process as "dirt...
15:00, 06/03/2019

Trump: Mueller 'should not testify' before US Congress Democrats are expected to call Robert Mueller to testify in the US congress, but Attorney General William Barr has the power to block it. The president's comment puts the White House on a collision co...
02:00, 05/06/2019

Explainer: What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any such effort to remove him from office would begin, div...
22:00, 07/22/2019

Dolphins owner Stephen Ross leaves NFL's social justice committee amid Trump backlash Dolphins owner Stephen Ross removed himself from his post on the NFL's social justice committee amid backlash for his financial support of Trump.       ...
23:00, 08/21/2019

Justice Dept. sues Omarosa for failing to file financial disclosure after Trump White House firing Omarosa Manigault Newman, who had been a senior advisor to President Donald Trump before her firing, was sued for allegedly failing to file required financial disclosures....
02:36, 06/26/2019

In Reversal, Trump Says Mueller 'Should Not Testify' Before US Congress US President Donald Trump said Sunday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller "should not testify" before Congress on his Russia election meddling inquiry, setting up a confrontation with Democrats......
06:00, 05/06/2019

Fed's Powell, in Trump's crosshairs, gets backing from Congress Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell came to Capitol Hill on Wednesday with two goals: cementing the case for an interest rate cut at the end of this month, and bolstering his own congressional wall...
23:24, 07/10/2019

#ConstitutionalCrisis? Trump's battle with Congress comes to a head The president’s claims of executive privilege over the Mueller report have set new alarm bells ringing for the fate of democracyPolice this week arrested an alleged arsonist who started a fire outside...
14:24, 05/09/2019

Could Trump Use the Sept. 11 War Law to Attack Iran Without Going to Congress? Talk of purported Iran-Qaeda ties is raising questions about whether the Trump administration is laying the groundwork to claim that it needs no new legal authority to take military action....
01:00, 06/20/2019

Congress Will Try Again to Learn What Trump and Putin Told Each Other As President Donald Trump prepares for another potential meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, Congress is pressuring the White House to provide documents from their prior conversations...
17:12, 06/24/2019

Five takeaways from Trump-Congress battle over border aid It was a long, difficult battle, but the U.S. Congress on Thursday sent President Donald Trump a $4.6 billion bill to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico....
03:12, 06/28/2019

Trump Objects to Mueller Testifying Before Congress The stance put the president at odd with Democrats and his own attorney general, setting up another confrontation over presidential authority and the separation of powers....
23:48, 05/05/2019

Congress flails after Trump’s deportation ultimatum Lawmakers are stumbling in their efforts to address the border crisis before bolting for the holiday recess, dimming long-shot hopes that Congress can meet President Donald Trump’s two-week deadline t...
04:12, 06/25/2019

Trump reverses course, says Mueller 'should not testify' before Congress President Donald Trump on Sunday reversed course, saying special counsel Robert Mueller should not testify before Congress just two days after telling reporters the attorney general should make that d...
07:00, 05/07/2019

‘Freedom Gas?’ ‘Molecules of U.S. Freedom?’ Trump’s Energy Department Unveils New Nicknames for Natural Gas The Department of Energy appears to have a surprising new nickname for natural gas: “freedom gas.” The unexpected new moniker made its debut in a press release issued Tuesday to announce t...
22:48, 05/29/2019

The Subpoena and Contempt Fight Between Trump and Congress, Explained Here is how Trump’s use of executive privilege to thwart congressional oversight, and lawmakers’ threat to hold his aides in contempt, could play out....
20:24, 05/08/2019

Taciturn Mueller faces U.S. Congress on probe of Trump When Robert Mueller was leading a U.S. Marine Corps platoon in combat in Vietnam, Donald Trump was finishing college and about to go to work for his father, a New York City landlord, having received m...
15:00, 07/24/2019

Trump unloads over impeachment push, says Dems are ‘getting nothing done in Congress’ President Trump on Monday fired back at the lawmakers who are calling for his impeachment, accusing Democrats of “getting nothing done” in Congress because of their overriding interest in investigatin...
17:00, 05/27/2019

NY passes bill to let Congress see Trump's state tax returns Legislation that would allow Congress to obtain President Trump's state tax returns is almost a reality, now that the New York State Assembly and Senate passed bills that would allow them to do so....
23:00, 05/22/2019

Trump arms sales to Saudis unlikely to be blocked by Congress President Donald Trump is facing a surge of bipartisan support to block his administration's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, but he can breathe a sigh of relief that none of the measures to stop him are l...
08:36, 06/12/2019

Mueller says he could not charge Trump as Congress weighs impeachment U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump and ...
22:12, 05/29/2019

House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impe...
05:36, 06/16/2019

Trump threatens to withhold census documents from U.S. Congress The Trump administration is threatening to invoke presidential powers to withhold documents on its efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, unless House Democrats drop threats to...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Donald Trump doesn't want Don McGahn to testify in Congress President Donald Trump on Thursday said he doesn't want any of his current or former administration officials, including Don McGhan, to testify in Congress investigating possible obstruction of justic...
06:00, 05/03/2019

Trump says he will decide over next week whether to let McGahn testify for Congress U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he will decide in the coming days whether he will allow former White House lawyer Don McGahn to testify before U.S. lawmakers or whether he will invoke execu...
03:00, 05/04/2019

Self-impeach? Talk shifts toward Trump defiance of Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has introduced a new concept into the debate over President Donald Trump’s actions: “self-impeaching.” The more Democrats push their inve...
16:12, 05/11/2019

Trump touts possible Curt Schilling bid for Congress: 'Terrific!' President Trump touted former pitcher Curt Schilling on Tuesday after he announced he was “absolutely considering” running for Congress as a Republican in Arizona....
20:49, 08/13/2019

Trump’s Immigration Plan Won’t Pass Congress. But It Could Be the Future of the GOP When Donald Trump kicked off his presidential campaign at Trump Tower in 2015, he memorably said that Mexico was “not sending their best” people and declared that immigrants were bringing ...
15:12, 05/17/2019

Fed chair looks for backup from Congress amid Trump onslaught Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is one of President Donald Trump's favorite targets, but he's cultivated an army of fans at the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue....
15:12, 07/10/2019

Trump's NAFTA replacement hits snag in Congress President Donald Trump's trade deal with Canada and Mexico hit roadblocks in Congress, with a key Republican calling for an end to tariffs on the countries while the Democrats demanded stronger worker...
18:36, 05/03/2019

Judge rules against Trump in records dispute with Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge in Washington has ruled against President Donald Trump in a financial records dispute with Congress. Judge Amit Mehta’s ruling says Trump cannot block the House...
01:00, 05/21/2019

| US Treasury will not hand over Trump tax returns to Congress - official The US Treasury will not hand President Donald Trump's tax returns over to Democratic lawmakers, defying a demand from Congress, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said....
20:24, 05/07/2019

Factbox: Crowd of U.S. Congress committees investigating Trump At least half a dozen committees of the U.S. Congress are investigating President Donald Trump, who is refusing to cooperate with most of them since the April 18 release of the Mueller report on Russi...
20:12, 04/28/2019

On Politics: Secrecy Fight Between Trump and Congress Escalates A judge ruled that President Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records, and the president moved to block testimony by his former counsel....
07:24, 05/21/2019

Explainer: How the U.S. Congress could challenge Trump tariffs on Mexico If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, the U.S. Congress will likely try to halt the action with legisl...
01:24, 06/06/2019

Trump says Barr will decide if Mueller testifies before Congress Attorney General William Barr will have the final say on whether Special Counsel Robert Mueller will testify before Congress about his report on Russian election meddling, President Donald Trump said ...
17:00, 05/10/2019

Congress finally sends $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
01:24, 06/04/2019

Trump says NRA's views should be 'respected' as Congress weighs gun action President Donald Trump on Friday said he has been speaking with the National Rifle Association to ensure that the gun lobby's "very strong views" are considered as congressional leaders weigh possible...
16:00, 08/09/2019

Explainer: Send him back? What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any such effort to remove him from office would begin, div...
13:36, 07/22/2019

Trump officials clash with Congress over hearing demands A series of battles between Trump administration officials and congressional Democrats escalated over the weekend as one high-profile Cabinet member threatened to boycott a scheduled hearing and anoth...
15:00, 04/29/2019

Trump says he's not inclined to let former counsel McGahn testify to Congress President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not believe he would allow former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify to committees in Congress, saying McGahn had already spoken to the special co...
13:48, 05/03/2019

President Trump to the Fab Freshman of Congress: Go Back to Your Country If the migrant concentration camps weren’t enough to show you exactly where the president of people who support migrant concentration camps stands, his comments about the fabulous freshmen women of Co...
21:36, 07/14/2019

Trump drops bid to slash foreign aid after Congress objects The White House will not move forward with plans to cut billions of dollars in foreign aid, U.S. officials said on Thursday, after an outcry from Congress about what was seen as an attempt to sidestep...
03:48, 08/23/2019

Ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski says 'happy' to testify before Congress President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, said on Friday that he was "happy" to testify before the Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee as part of a congressional i...
02:00, 08/17/2019

A week of Trump-fueled dysfunction leaves Congress gasping One day after President Donald Trump indicated he would not cut deals with Congress while he’s being investigated, he cut a deal with Congress. With Trump’s support, the Senate passed a long-stalled ...
02:00, 05/24/2019

Factbox: Courts poke holes in Trump’s stonewall of Congress A bitter legal battle over the power of the U.S. Congress to investigate President Donald Trump is expected to widen in coming days following decisions by two federal court judges against Trump....
16:00, 05/28/2019

Weak legal case could still benefit Trump in Congress clash WASHINGTON (AP) — For all President Donald Trump’s talk of winning, his lawyers are using a legal argument that many scholars say is a pretty sure loser to try to defy congressional attempts to ...
07:12, 05/18/2019

Trump says he may send USMCA deal to Congress soon, triggering deadline President Trump said Thursday that he may send his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade to Congress soon, imposing a 60-day deadline for lawmakers to vote on the deal....
01:36, 05/24/2019

IRS commissioner Charles Rettig is the man standing between Congress and Trump's tax returns A showdown between the White House and House Democrats over the release of President Donald Trump's personal tax returns comes down to one man: Charles Rettig, head of the Internal Revenue Service....
21:24, 05/05/2019

Dems accuse DOJ of trying to hobble Congress’ oversight to protect Trump The Justice Department is ignoring centuries of investigations into presidents in an attempt to dramatically curtail Congress’ power to probe President Donald Trump, House Democrats argued Tuesday.In...
07:00, 08/21/2019

Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States including Puerto Rico, sending it to President ...
01:36, 06/04/2019

Trump says Congress should give 'notice' before requesting state tax return U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyers on Tuesday urged a judge to require a House of Representative panel to notify them "at least 14 days before" it makes a request for his New York state ta...
01:48, 07/31/2019

Trump mulls bypassing Congress on Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration is considering an emergency declaration that would allow it to make a new arms shipment to Saudi Arabia without the approval of Congress. ...
02:36, 05/24/2019

For battles with Congress, Trump reshapes legal defense team President Donald Trump is restructuring his legal team with lawyers more at home in a courtroom than a television studio as he shifts from dealing with Special Counsel Robert Mueller to battling Democ...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Mollie Hemingway: Trump tariff plan needed because Congress won't act Congress should be handling border security and tariff issues, but inaction on Capitol Hill is making things frustrating for President Trump, Mollie Hemingway said....
03:36, 06/01/2019

Trump Says US Congress Give "Notice" Before Requesting State Tax Return U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyers on Tuesday urged a judge to require a House of Representative panel to notify them "at least 14 days before" it makes a request for his New York state......
14:12, 07/31/2019

Crisis point? High stakes in Trump’s showdown with Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — They call it a “constitutional crisis,” but is it? Stunned by the White House’s blanket refusal to comply with oversight by Congress, Democrats warn the Trump admin...
04:48, 05/10/2019

In Trump probes, Congress wary of power to arrest, fine A power that the U.S. Congress has not wielded since the 1930s may remain unused for a while longer as Democrats turn to the courts -- not long-dormant rules -- to press home investigations of Preside...
00:00, 06/13/2019

Trump asks Congress to end shock of surprise medical bills President Trump on Thursday called for a bipartisan congressional effort to pass legislation that would protect Americans from getting surprise medical bills that leave patients suffering from sticker...
23:36, 05/09/2019

Congress sends Trump permanent renewal of 9/11 responders' compensation The U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed and sent to President Donald Trump legislation authorizing permanent benefits for police, firefighters and other first responders suffering from illnesses and injurie...
02:48, 07/24/2019

Trump says ‘serious discussions’ with Congress are underway on guns, NRA views will be ‘respected’ President Trump on Friday said he is having “serious discussions” with Congress on gun reforms and improvements in the background check process while maintaining that the views of the National Rifle A...
18:48, 08/09/2019

Trump asks Congress for $4.5 billion more in emergency border money Citing what it calls a crisis spurred by an influx of migrant families and unaccompanied children at the southern border, the Trump administration is asking Congress for more funding....
19:12, 05/01/2019

Trump targets poorest legal immigrants in 'bid to bypass Congress' US President Donald Trump's administration is introducing a new rule which will prevent the country's poorest legal immigrants from gaining permanent residency....
04:00, 08/13/2019

Defying Congress, Trump sets big arms sales to Saudis, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, is clearing the sale of billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia and other countries, U.S. ...
20:36, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Trump tells McGahn to defy Congress’ subpoena WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress’ response to special counsel Robert Mueller’s report (all times local): 3:40 p.m. President Donald Trump is directing former White House counsel Do...
22:48, 05/20/2019

Trump aide Conway will not testify before Congress: White House President Donald Trump's senior adviser Kellyanne Conway will not testify before the House of Representatives Oversight Committee this week on her alleged violations of the Hatch Act, the White House ...
03:48, 06/25/2019

U.S. Congress pushing back at Trump over Saudi arms deals A U.S. Senate committee approved legislation on Tuesday that would make it more difficult for President Donald Trump to avoid congressional review of arms sales, underscoring lawmakers' anger over his...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Trump Sues New York and Congress to Shield His State Tax Returns President Trump’s personal lawyers sued to block the House Ways and Means Committee chairman from obtaining his state tax returns under a recent New York State law....
01:00, 07/24/2019

10 Million Signatures Urging Trump Impeachment Delivered To Congress Two House Democrats on Thursday joined activists at the US Capitol who presented Congress with signatures of 10 million people calling on lawmakers to begin impeachment proceedings against President.....
05:00, 05/10/2019

Trump says will not use U.S. debt ceiling to negotiate spending deal with Congress President Donald Trump said on Friday he could not imagine using the United States' debt ceiling as a tool to negotiate a spending deal with lawmakers in Congress, saying the government's credit ratin...
19:48, 07/19/2019

Judge rules NY can’t give Trump’s state tax returns to Congress — for now A federal judge on Thursday blocked New York from immediately turning over President Trump’s state tax returns to Congress. The order by Judge Carl Nichols, a Trump appointee, bars the state fro...
10:36, 08/02/2019

Trump team briefs Congress about Iranian threat: 'This is about deterrence, not about war' Top officials in the Trump administration were dispatched to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to brief lawmakers about escalating tensions with Iran, saying afterward they are focused on trying to deter attack...
23:36, 05/21/2019

Trump cites very good talks with Congress on debt ceiling U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that talks with Democrats and Republicans on raising the debt ceiling were going well and that it was important to take care of the military in any spending ...
19:12, 07/22/2019

Trump administration officials brief Congress, say goal is to deter Iran After a day of closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said their objective over recent days has been to deter Iran....
03:24, 05/22/2019

Congress presses Trump administration for Mueller's counterintelligence files U.S. lawmakers are pressuring the Justice Department for access to counterintelligence reports generated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller during his investigation of President Donald Trump and his as...
03:36, 05/22/2019

Defying Congress, Trump administration looks to shift billions in foreign aid President Donald Trump's administration has ordered a review of foreign aid that critics fear could lead to sharp cuts in funds for global health, peacekeeping, narcotics control and other programs de...
03:36, 08/07/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin refuses to release Trump's tax returns to Congress U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday denied a leading House Democrat's request for President Donald Trump's tax returns, setting the stage for a lengthy court battle between lawmakers and ...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Trump slams conservative columnist for urging Congress to censure him President Trump ripped conservative columnist Peggy Noonan in a tweet Sunday for suggesting that Congress censure him for attempting to obstruct special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation instead ...
00:00, 06/03/2019

Trump administration, Congress agree on spending levels: Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that the Trump administration and congressional leaders have agreed on broad spending levels for the next two fiscal years, but House Speaker Na...
19:48, 07/18/2019

Trump’s tax returns will not be released to Congress, treasury secretary asserts Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has made it official: The administration won’t be turning President Donald Trump’s tax returns over to the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives....
07:36, 05/07/2019

Juan Williams says Congress is asking 'legitimate questions,' not 'going after' Trump Jr. with subpoena President Trump slammed The Senate Intelligence Committee after they issued a subpoena for his son, Donald Trump Jr. on Wednesday, but Fox News host Juan Williams says Congress is “asking legitimate q...
04:48, 05/11/2019

Ex-Trump aide Hope Hicks to hand some documents to Congress In a letter to Jerrold Nadler, Hicks' lawyer, Robert Trout, said they would provide documents from her time on the Trump campaign, and said she had also previously provided some documents in March, af...
05:12, 06/05/2019

Mueller says he couldn’t charge Trump, tosses the question to Congress The special counsel did everything but tell House Democrats to move ahead. But as pressure mounts, the choices for Pelosi and company remain politically fraught....
00:36, 05/30/2019

Ex-WH counsel plans to tell Congress he sees similarities between Nixon and Trump Former White House counsel John Dean, whose testimony in the Watergate investigation helped topple Richard Nixon's presidency, said Monday he plans to tell Congress that he sees similarities between N...
21:36, 06/10/2019

Trump appeals ruling allowing Congress to see his financial records U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday appealed a federal judge's ruling against his attempt to block a House of Representatives committee from seeking his financial records, according to a court fili...
17:00, 05/21/2019

Don McGahn defies subpoena as Trump clash with Congress intensifies White House had blocked former counsel from testifyingHouse Democrats push leadership to impeachDemocrats are facing another brazen attempt by Donald Trump to stonewall their investigations, this time...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Trump claims victory after Robert Mueller’s testimony before Congress U.S. President Donald Trump said he probably wouldn't watch, but former special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony before Congress on Wednesday proved irresistible....
06:12, 07/25/2019

Congress tries to limit Trump's ability to ease Huawei restrictions President Trump's desire to lift some restrictions on Huawei won't go unchallenged. A bipartisan group of senators has introduced a bill, the Defending America's 5G Future Act, that wou...
19:24, 07/16/2019

U.S. Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President...
04:00, 06/04/2019

Congress hates Trump's tariffs, yet sits by idly instead of acting There are numerous ways for Congress to check the president. In recent years, its members have frequently opted to pass so-called resolutions of disapproval to reverse administrative actions after the...
18:36, 05/20/2019

Trump blocks former White House counsel from testifying to Congress Team Trump thumbed its nose at House Judiciary Committee chair Jerry Nadler again Monday — telling him that ex-White House counsel Don McGahn will ignore a subpoena to testify before the panel on Tues...
23:36, 05/20/2019

Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to get Trump tax returns New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Monday that could allow lawmakers on Capitol Hill to obtain President Trump’s state tax returns, in what has been described as a "workaround" after failed effo...
21:00, 07/08/2019

Judge Rules Against Trump In Financial Records Fight With Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge in Washington has ruled against President Donald Trump in a financial records dispute with Congress. Judge Amit Mehta’s ruling says Trump cannot block the House...
01:00, 05/21/2019

US Congress Sends $19 Billion Relief Bill To Trump To Sign Into Law The US Congress overcame months of delays to finally pass a $19.1 billion relief package Monday to help victims of flooding, wildfires and hurricanes that have devastated communities from Puerto Rico....
10:24, 06/04/2019

New York Inches Closer on Law That Would Let Congress See Trump’s State Tax Returns (ALBANY, N.Y.) — New York’s Democrat-controlled Senate easily approved a bill Wednesday that would allow three congressional committees to get access to President Donald Trump’s stat...
21:36, 05/08/2019

Trump team to brief Congress on Iran; Dems seek counterpoint WASHINGTON (AP) — With questions mounting over President Donald Trump’s tough talk on Iran, top national security officials are heading to Capitol Hill to brief Congress. But skeptical Democrats...
05:24, 05/21/2019

Trump tells ex-White House counsel McGahn not to appear before Congress U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation, deepening his fight with Democratic lawma...
05:48, 05/21/2019

Trump and Congress race to avoid fiscal time bomb Congressional leaders in both parties are confident they can reach a deal to stave off a funding fiasco this fall — if only President Donald Trump would stay out of the way. Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Sen...
03:36, 06/19/2019

Iran Has Ties to Al Qaeda, Trump Officials Tell Skeptical Congress Some lawmakers fear briefings by Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, and others are an attempt to provide legal cover for a military strike, echoing the Iraq War....
20:36, 06/19/2019

Madhya Pradesh Poll Results Expose New Crisis: Congress Vs Congress Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, who has been fire-fighting over a crisis in the party and government, held a series of meetings today - one with the cabinet colleagues to keep his flock......
02:00, 05/27/2019

President Trump set to battle Congress in court over demands for his bank records President Donald Trump and congressional committees are set for a court showdown over subpoenas to Deutsche Bank, Capital One Financial records        ...
18:36, 05/22/2019

Trump says Robert Mueller should not testify before Congress about Russia probe findings President Trump says the special counsel's report found no collusion and therefore there is no need for the special counsel to testify. "No redos for the Dems!"...
21:12, 05/06/2019

Trump calls on Congress to protect patients from surprise medical bills U.S. President Donald Trump called on Congress on Thursday to pass legislation to protect patients from surprise medical bills from out-of-network doctors that can unnecessarily cost patients tens of ...
02:00, 05/10/2019

US Congress Blocks $8 Billion Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The US House voted Wednesday to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other allies, a rebuke of Donald Trump that will likely lead to a veto by the president....
06:24, 07/18/2019

Trump to tell ex-White House counsel McGahn not to appear before Congress: New York Times U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to instruct former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a congressional subpoena to testify before a U.S. House panel investigating whether Trump illegally ob...
22:00, 05/20/2019

Trump stops ex-White House counsel Don McGahn testifying to Congress Justice department says McGahn cannot be compelled to talkHouse panel chair Jerry Nadler condemns interventionDonald Trump has blocked the former White House counsel Don McGahn from testifying before ...
03:24, 05/21/2019

Budget talks not affected by Trump refusal to negotiate with Congress: CNBC President Donald Trump's refusal to negotiate with Congress does not extend to his administration's effort to reach a deal on must-pass debt ceiling and funding bills, CNBC reported on Wednesday, citi...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Wells Fargo, TD Bank have already given Trump-related financial documents to Congress The disclosures come as a federal judge ruled Wednesday that two other banks — Deutsche Bank and Capital One — can give financial documents to Congress, NBC News reports....
02:48, 05/23/2019

ANALYSIS: The cynical strategy behind Trump’s attacks on minority women in Congress Trump doesn’t actually do much to hide his sentiments in comments widely criticized as racist. That’s because there’s a strategy here, says Jackson Proskow....
21:24, 07/15/2019

Pelosi says Congress no closer to vote on Trump USMCA trade deal Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday the House of Representatives is no closer to a vote on President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement and wouldn't be until the deal is renegotiated to include stro...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Trump’s Hong Kong Caution Isolates Him From Congress, Allies and Advisers In his showdown with Beijing over trade and tariffs, Mr. Trump is ignoring his hawkish advisers, who believe China threatens American interests worldwide....
03:00, 08/16/2019

New York Passes Bill Giving Congress a Way to Get Trump’s State Tax Returns Tax officials would be authorized to hand over his state returns to any one of three congressional committees, opening a new front in a heated battle....
20:36, 05/22/2019

Deutsche Bank Can Release Trump Records to Congress, Judge Rules The ruling from a federal court judge in Manhattan was the second this week against Mr. Trump’s efforts to prevent the release of his financial records....
23:36, 05/22/2019

Trump suggests he won’t let ex-White House lawyer McGahn testify before Congress President Trump on Thursday said he doesn’t believe he will let former White House counsel Don McGahn testify in front of committees in Congress. Trump, in an interview on Fox News, said McGahn had be...
13:48, 05/03/2019

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY– The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a new law. The state Legislature Wednesday approved a ...
21:12, 05/22/2019

Congress Has Trump’s Financial Records From Wells Fargo and TD Bank, and More Could be Coming President Donald Trump has been trying to keep America out of his financials. But like a good wife who knows that something isn’t right, America has not relented and now two major financial institutio...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Four members of Congress ask Trump to move forward with Pentagon cloud contract Four members of Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a $10 billion clou...
21:48, 07/19/2019

Trump Bypasses Congress Again, This Time to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia President Donald Trump’s disregard for the separation of powers and his coziness with dictators is on display once again, this time over arms sales to Middle Eastern countries including Saudi Arabia....
22:00, 05/25/2019

Trump defies Congress, completes $8B weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion worth of weapons to Sa...
21:36, 05/25/2019

Trump delays ICE deportation raids for 2 weeks to see if Congress can ‘work out a solution’ In a tweet posted Saturday afternoon, U.S. President Donald Trump announced he would delay the planned removal of more than 2,000 undocumented immigrants from the U.S. by two weeks....
01:48, 06/23/2019

Trump delays planned ICE raids to see if Congress can solve border crisis President Trump announced Saturday that a planned mass roundup of illegal immigrants by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is being delayed for two weeks, in the hope that a bipartisan solution...
22:24, 06/22/2019

Trump Administration Hasn't Briefed Congress on New Cyberattack Rules, Lawmakers Say The Trump administration hasn’t allowed Congress to see a classified directive issued by President Trump almost a year ago that outlines new rules for cyber weapons, prompting concern among some lawma...
09:24, 07/11/2019

Defying Congress, Trump sets massive arms sales to Saudis, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress and cleared the sale of $8 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabi...
22:00, 05/24/2019

The Trump Administration May Bypass Congress to Export Weapons to Gulf States The White House may bypass Congress to export billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that are now on hold. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other officials are p...
11:48, 05/24/2019

Trump Administration, Congress Have Agreed on 'Top-Line' Spending Levels, Mnuchin Says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Congress and the Trump administration have agreed on overall spending levels and raising the U.S. government’s borrowing limit for two years....
20:36, 07/18/2019

Trump just said Mueller shouldn't testify before Congress and claimed that Democrats were 'looking for a redo' Associated Press On Sunday, President Trump suggested in a pair of tweets that special counsel Robert Mueller shouldn't testify before Congress. Mueller was called to do so last month by Democrats on...
05:24, 05/06/2019

Trump associate Sater cites health for skipping Congress meeting Felix Sater, the Russian-born former business associate of President Donald Trump, failed to appear before a House of Representatives panel because of health issues, his lawyer said....
18:24, 06/21/2019

Hope Hicks Told Congress Trump Is Serious About Accepting Dirt From Foreigners Former Trump campaign press secretary and White House Communications Director Hope Hicks testified for eight hours at a closed-door House Judiciary Committee session Wednesday as part of the House inv...
10:48, 06/21/2019

Congress ethics panel probes Gaetz over ex-Trump lawyer Cohen The U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Friday it will investigate Republican lawmaker Matt Gaetz after allegations he tried to threaten and influence the congressional testimony of...
22:00, 06/28/2019

Ahead of contempt vote, Trump shields census documents from Congress President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents related to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, defying a U.S. House committee in anoth...
17:48, 06/12/2019

Biden: Congress would have 'no alternative' to impeachment if Trump blocked Mueller probe Joe Biden argued in a new interview that Congress would have "no alternative" but to begin impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump if the President obstructed justice in the special counsel inves...
14:12, 05/01/2019

Trump administration sabotages major conservation effort, defying Congress Revealed: federal support to research centers cut off as scientists fear years of successful work will go ‘down the drain’Scientists and officials around the US have told the Guardian that the Trump a...
14:12, 05/01/2019

Ex-Trump aide Hicks agrees to give campaign documents to Congress Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, has agreed to turn over documents related to his 2016 campaign to congressional investigators, a key...
19:48, 06/04/2019

U.S. House panel to vote on Wednesday if two Trump allies are in contempt of Congress The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee plans to vote on Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewa...
01:48, 06/11/2019

| Mueller denies probe cleared Trump, hands baton to Congress Robert Mueller said his two-year Russia investigation had not exonerated Donald Trump, but that he lacked the power to charge a sitting president - passing the baton to Congress where a growing chorus...
15:00, 05/30/2019

Ex-Trump aide Hicks agrees to hand over campaign documents to Congress Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, has agreed to turn over documents related to his 2016 election campaign to congressional investigato...
23:24, 06/04/2019

House panel to vote Wednesday on whether two Trump officials are in contempt of Congress The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee plans to vote on Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewa...
02:24, 06/11/2019