To Trump, there is nothing more important than enriching himself, his businesses and his family – even if it means selling out the country in the process.
By Jan Wolfe
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia on Tuesday formally demanded financial records from U.S. President Donald Trump’s businesses as part of their lawsuit alleging his dealings with foreign governments violate anti-corruption clauses of the U.S. Constitution.
Over 400 former DOJ alumni oppose Trump's appointee Matthew Whitaker to replace the unjustly ousted Jeff Sessions, because Whitaker has not been vetted.
The attorneys general of DC and Maryland plan to file subpoenas that target more than 30 Trump-related private entities in their case accusing Trump of profiting from the presidency and violating the Constitution’s emoluments clause.
Trump used the passing of the former president to dodge a press conference following his weak performance at the G20 summit in Argentina.
Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) tried to distract from Ivanka Trump's illegal use of private email to conduct government business by bringing up Benghazi.
House Democrats were already looking at Ivanka Trump's email use, and once they take power, they have announced that she will not get a free pass.
This is just another example of how those in the Trump administration and family believe the rules simply don't apply to them.
Trey Glenn, the regional EPA administrator that was indicted for ethics violations in Alabama, has officially resigned.
The Department of Homeland Security watches. That’s a given. After all, we learn from an inscription in the wall outside the National Archives in Washington, DC, that “eternal vigilance is the price of liberty.” But something is gravely wrong when the vigilance itself makes us less free.
Mrs. Trump has chosen cyber bullying for her focus issue as the American First Lady, leaving some to say there is irony in the decision because of her husband’s reputation as a bully towards his critics, especially on social media.
The number of U.S. troops at the border with Mexico may have peaked at about 5,800, the U.S. commander of the mission told Reuters, noting he would start looking next week at whether to begin sending forces home or perhaps shifting some to new border positions.
Melania Trump’s office took the extraordinary step of issuing a statement on Tuesday saying that Ricardel should be ousted. While first ladies historically have been known to pressure their husbands over official business, they do not typically issue statements about it.
By Deborah Nelson and M.B. Pell
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The investigative arm of Congress has launched an inquiry into hazards faced by the occupants of housing on U.S. military bases and the oversight of those conditions by the armed services.
As Trump's DOJ says he has the power to "depart from the succession order" that was established by one federal law by appointing Acting AG Matthew Whitaker, more than a dozen prominent conservative lawyers raised the alarm about Trump undermining the rule of law
An associate of Roger Stone, a longtime ally of U.S. President Donald Trump, said he was told by the U.S. special counsel probing Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election that he would be contacted this week about a possible plea deal.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump tweeted his support on Monday for a call by a cable industry group to investigate alleged anti-competitive practices by Comcast Corp, the world’s biggest entertainment company.
Appearing on Fox News’ Chris Wallace Show Fox News Sunday yesterday, Kellyanne Conway was asked by Wallace about the tape capturing last week’s altercation between a White House intern and Jim Acosta from CNN, and then circulated by White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, and InfoWars claiming the “altered video” was not altered at all, because it is “done all the time in sports.”
By Dan Levine
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – San Francisco’s city attorney on Monday questioned the recent appointment of a new acting attorney general, saying in a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice that his office may take court action if the DOJ does not provide a legal justification for the designation.
Kellyanne Conway admitted that the tape the White House used as the basis for banning CNN's Jim Acosta from the White House was altered.