Trump: ‘I had the right to end the whole Witch Hunt if I wanted’

Politics 04/19/19, 03:02

President Trump on Thursday, April 18, pushed back against questions about whether he may have obstructed the Russia investigation in the 2016 election, asserting that he had the right to end it. The president quoted Jesse Watters, a host on Fox News, who said on "The Five" that Trump was "framed" ...

President Trump to visit Japan in late May, meet new emperor

Politics 04/18/19, 21:56

President Donald Trump and his wife Melania will make a state visit to Japan at the end of May to meet the newly enthroned emperor. Crown Prince Naruhito will succeed his abdicating father, current Emperor Akihito, on May 1. Trump will also hold talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during the ...

Pelosi plans a call on Mueller report: ‘Congress will not be silent’

Politics 04/18/19, 21:35

House Democrats will convene on Monday through a conference call to discuss the next steps following the public release of the report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Russia's election interference and whether President Trump has obstructed justice. Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D - Calif.) told her caucus in a letter to ...

Key takeaways from the Mueller report on Trump and Russia

Politics 04/18/19, 20:39

The final report by special counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of a conspiracy between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin, but details in the 448-page document provide fodder for congressional Democrats who want more investigations. The lightly redacted report released by the Justice Department states that President Donald Trump feared ...

Mueller report released, affirms no collusion between Trump and Russia

U.S. 04/18/19, 19:14

Members of Congress, the media, and the public now have access to a redacted version of Robert Mueller’s 448-page report summarizing his investigation into the question of whether the Trump campaign colluded with the Russian government to steer the results of the 2016 presidential election.  Mueller’s report, redacted and released nearly ...

Former VP Biden rallies with striking supermarket workers

2020 Campaign 04/18/19, 17:47

Former Vice President Joe Biden has attended a rally of striking supermarket workers in New England.Biden spoke Thursday at the gathering of unionized Stop & Shop employees outside a store in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood.Biden, mulling a run for the Democratic nomination for president, said workers at the supermarket chain are ...

Sanders gets endorsements from 7 black S. Carolina lawmakers

Politics 04/18/19, 16:25

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says he has been endorsed by seven black lawmakers in the critical early voting state of South Carolina. Sanders' 2020 campaign made the announcement Thursday before a Spartanburg town hall meeting with members of the state's Legislative Black Caucus. The supporters include state Reps. Terry Alexander ...

Mueller report directly contradicts bombshell BuzzFeed story

Politics 04/18/19, 14:36

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation directly contradicts an explosive BuzzFeed story that claimed Mueller had evidence President Donald Trump directed Michael Cohen, his former attorney, to lie to Congress about a potential Moscow real estate deal. The Jan. 18 BuzzFeed story claimed that Cohen “told the special counsel that ...

Pentagon confirms NK test launch, says not ballistic missile

Politics 04/18/19, 13:48

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is confirming that North Korea conducted a test launch on Wednesday, but he declined to provide any details. He is the first U.S. official to confirm the launch. He tells reporters at the Pentagon that North Korea conducted a test, but it didn't involve a ballistic ...

Read: Attorney General makes it clear, ‘No Collusion’

Politics 04/18/19, 13:32

Attorney General William Barr held a press conference on Thursday before the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative report on Russian influence during the 2016 presidential election, and possible Russian collusion from the Trump campaign. Barr made it very clear there was no collusion. The 448-page redacted report was released ...

What Pelosi, Schumer and Nadler reacted to Mueller report

Politics 04/18/19, 10:36

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russia and President Donald Trump (all times local): 10:45 a.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Attorney General William Barr is involved in a “staggering public effort” by the Trump administration to put a positive face on special counsel Robert Mueller’s ...

President Trump on A.G. Barr’s remarks: ‘Game Over’

Politics 04/18/19, 09:40

President Donald Trump is celebrating the upcoming release of a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russia's 2016 election interference. The report came out on Thursday. In the hours before its publication, Attorney General William Barr outlined the findings of the report and repeated Trump's favored phrase, "No ...

The Latest: Barr: Trump not invoking executive privilege

Politics 04/18/19, 09:17

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russia and President Donald Trump (all times local): 10:05 a.m. Attorney General William Barr says he will allow Congress to view special counsel Robert Mueller’s report with nothing redacted other than grand jury information. Barr says three other categories of information ...

Two year investigation—President Trump deserves the truth!

Politics 04/18/19, 08:52

After nearly two years of waiting, President Trump and America are about to get some straight answers from Robert Mueller. The Justice Department on Thursday is expected to release a redacted version of the special counsel's report on Russian election interference and the Trump campaign, opening up months, if not years, ...

What Pelosi and other Dems complain DOJ ahead of Mueller report release

Politics 04/17/19, 21:25

Democrats in Congress attacked Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday night before the planned release of an edited version of the Russian interference report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the 2016 presidential election and allegations of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials. The Justice Department says Attorney General ...

Warren, in Utah, pledges changes in national-monument policy

2020 Campaign 04/17/19, 21:20

Backed by dramatic mountain peaks, Elizabeth Warren stopped in Utah on Wednesday to discuss her public-lands plan, including a promise to restore broader protections for two of the state's high-profile national monuments if elected president. Warren's plan puts her among the few Democratic candidates so far talking about public lands, a ...