Donald Trump’s television lawyer Rudy Giuliani was back in front of the cameras on Wednesday night giving his opinions about Trump’s fixer-lawyer Michael Cohen. According to Giuliani the president has nothing to worry about.
The Koch Brothers political network has announced it will not support the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Virginia, in another indication of the group’s growing independence from the GOP.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Scott Pruitt had one of his top aides contact several Republican donors from EPA offices last year. The purpose of the contacts was to solicit the donors to find his wife Marlyn a job in Washington, DC. Eventually he was successful in getting her a position at a conservative political group, according to the Washington Post.
ABC News has just reported that Trump attorney/fixer Michael Cohen’s lawyers have quit and he will now start cooperating with federal prosecutors in New York, and possibly with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign.
Donald Trump this morning went to Twitter to declare that we are now safe from nuclear war thanks to him, and the biggest enemy we have in this country is the news media that does not cover him fairly.
Attorney Michael Avenatti has become a media celebrity over the past few months and now he claims that Russia is planting false media stories about him. In an interview with Betsy Woodruff from the Daily Beast Avenatti says that he believes he has proof that the Russian government is behind the attempts to discredit him and damage his reputation.
Moderate Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives failed in their attempt to force Speaker Paul Ryan to bring a vote on the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program to the house floor. Shortly before the deadline of midnight on Tuesday it was announced by GOP leadership that the moderates had come up short in their attempt to pass a discharge petition that would have forced a vote on the DACA proposal. With the support of all Democrats in the House, plus a handful of GOP moderates, the DACA proposal would have passed the House against the wishes of Ryan and other members of the Republican leadership team.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller does not give interviews or press conferences, and there are no leaks of information coming out of his office. When he communicates, it is by legal filings made in a court of law. And on Tuesday he claimed in such a filing that election meddling operations like those conducted by Russia during the 2016 presidential election are still occurring.
The U.S. Treasury Department on Monday slapped new sanctions on Russia, including five business entities and three individuals. In announcing the sanctions, the Treasury Department said the individuals and businesses had worked hand-in-hand with Russian military and intelligence services in conducting cyberattacks against the United States. One of the businesses involved is controlled by Russia’s Federal Security Service known as “FSB.”
The chances of Democrats picking up a Republican-held congressional seat in New Jersey just increased yesterday after a video was released with the GOP candidate making several derogatory comments about race.
GOP Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina expressed the views of many of his Senate colleagues on Tuesday when he said that any deals made between the U.S. and North Korea at President Trump’s summit with Kim Jong Un must go through Congress for approval.Â
Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner received over $82 million in outside income during 2017 while working as White House advisers. The information was reported in financial disclosure forms released by the president’s daughter and son-in-law on Monday.
Obama reportedly held the one-on-one sessions in his D.C. office over the past several months, including former Vice President Joe Biden, Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D).
There are new reports that prominent Russians who are friends of Russian President Vladimir Putin had numerous contacts with officials from the National Rifle Association (NRA) during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign.
The controversy at the G7 summit in Canada didn’t end when the meetings ended.Â BothÂ German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said their countries would retaliate in kind over any new tariffs put in place by U.S. President Donald Trump.
Back in March we reported that President Trump had considered serving as his own chief of staff so he could have “unfettered access to outsiders and fewer roadblocks to decision making.” Now Â The New York Times has reported that White House chief of staff John Kelly is burned out by his job and is questioning how long he can remain in the pressure-packed west wing post.
Sen. John McCain of Arizona heavily criticized President Trump on Saturday after the president’s behavior at the Group of Seven (G-7) Summit embarrassed the United States and threatened U.S. farmers and manufacturers.
President Donald Trump may never have to speak with Bob Mueller under oath, but a new ruling from a judge in New York means that he will have to speak with Summer Zervos and her attorneys.
The ruling says that Trump must sit for a deposition in the defamation lawsuit brought by Zervos, the former Apprentice contestant who accused Trump of sexual harassment.