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Jan 26, 2019
Donald Trump ally Roger Stone charged with lying about Russian-hacked emails in Robert Mueller probePresident Donald Trump's confidant Roger Stone has been charged with lying about his pursuit of Russian-hacked emails to leverage a win for Trump and damaging to Hillary Clinton's 2016 election bid in the Robert Mueller probe.
Jan 25, 2019
'Conspiracy, collusion, cover-up': What the 4 am arrest of Roger Stone means for the Donald Trump White HouseRoger Stone, a longtime Donald Trump aide and Republican operative with a reputation for dirty tricks and political dark arts, was indicted and arrested in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation in a 4 a.m. raid at his Florida home Friday, adding to the long trail of breadcrumbs in the alleged Russia collusion that may have influenced the 2016 election result.
Jan 24, 2019
Democrats consider subpoena for Michael Cohen after he postpones testimony citing Donald Trump 'threats, mob tactics'Citing threats to his immediate family members, US president's former fixer Michael Cohen, who has threatened to unload dirt on his former boss, has decided to put off his public testimony before the US House Oversight Committee. Cohen attorney Lanny Davis put out a statement Wednesday even as angry Democrats are saying this amounts to "witness tampering" by Trump and team.
Jan 19, 2019
'It's Watergate 2.0': Bombshell BuzzFeed story ignites renewed calls for Donald Trump impeachmentA bombshell BuzzFeed story that details investigators’ claims that Donald Trump told his lawyer to lie to Congress about his deep Russia connections during the 2016 election campaign is being hailed as a gamechanger in the American political scene. Political analysts are comparing this to the “Titanic coming at the iceberg and Trump is the Titanic”.
Jan 16, 2019
‘I will not be bullied’: US Attorney General nominee William Barr breaks with Donald Trump over Mueller probeBarely days ago, Donald Trump thought he was rid of the men who helped launch the Robert Mueller-led investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 elections; he didn’t realise there’s a third man of his own choice who could prove to be far more dangerous: William Barr, Trump’s own pick for the post of US attorney general and a long-time friend of Mueller’s who vowed today in a US Senate grilling that he “will not be bullied” by his political masters in the White House.
Jan 15, 2019
William Barr confirmation hearing: Donald Trump AG pick who will decide fate of Robert Mueller probe faces US Senate grillingAs he did almost 30 years ago, William Barr is appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee to make the case he's qualified to serve as attorney general. Barr served as attorney general from 1991 to 1993 and has been nominated by President Donald Trump to do the job again. His confirmation hearing Tuesday has multiple story lines worth watching.
Dec 21, 2018
Trump administration for cherry-picking best talent under H-1B visa; to ensure work permits not to harm AmericansNo qualified hardworking American should be forced to train their H-1B replacement, and then let go," Homeland Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said.
Oct 11, 2018
'Toxic fringe behaviour': As midterm elections near, Donald Trump team fashions negative branding for Democrats reeling from Kavanaugh falloutBrett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court fired the starting pistol for the final sprint to Election Day, with control of the House and Senate at stake. The nation's reckoning with power and who to believe about sexual misconduct has generated a new anger factor among the electorate and made the Nov. 6 balloting a referendum on more than US President Donald Trump.
Oct 07, 2018
Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed as US Senate votes 50-48 for Supreme Court nominee in big election season win for Donald TrumpThe bitterly polarized US Senate narrowly confirmed Brett Kavanaugh on Saturday to join the Supreme Court, delivering an election-season triumph to US President Donald Trump that could swing the court rightward for a generation after a battle that rubbed raw the country's cultural, gender and political divides.
Oct 06, 2018
Brett Kavanaugh moves towards Supreme Court confirmation with support from 2 crucial Senators after hours of cliff-edge actionRepublican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine declared Friday she will vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination, all but ensuring that a deeply riven Senate will elevate the conservative jurist to the nation's highest court despite allegations that he sexually assaulted women decades ago.