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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 06:31 AM CDT

Did Trump Break the Law? Obstruction of Justice Hard to Show

Did Trump Break the Law? Obstruction of Justice Hard to Show

Some lawmakers are accusing President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice after revelations that FBI Director James Comey wrote a private account of the president asking him to shut down an investigation into...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 11:05 PM CDT

Texas State Senator Indicted on Multiple Felonies

Texas State Senator Indicted on Multiple Felonies

A federal grand jury in San Antonio has issued multiple felony fraud charges against a Texas state senator from a border district.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 07:43 PM CDT

New Details in Dallas Mail-In Ballot Fraud Investigation

New Details in Dallas Mail-In Ballot Fraud Investigation

There's new information Tuesday in the criminal investigation of Dallas mail-in ballot fraud, ongoing at the same time as election campaigns prepare for a June 10 runoff.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 06:29 PM CDT

Trump Asked Comey to Shut Down Flynn Probe: Report

Trump Asked Comey to Shut Down Flynn Probe: Report

The White House disputed a report Tuesday that President Donald Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey to shut down an investigation into ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 08:39 PM CDT

House Oversight Chair Demands Comey Memos

House Oversight Chair Demands Comey Memos

The Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee demanded Tuesday that the FBI turn over all documents it has about communications between President Donald Trump and former FBI Director James Comey, NBC...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 09:01 PM CDT

FBI Chief's Unceremonious Ouster Boomerangs on President

FBI Chief's Unceremonious Ouster Boomerangs on President

Firing FBI Director James Comey is already coming back to haunt President Donald Trump. In dismissing Comey last week, Trump created the very real possibility that a respected law enforcement official known for...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 08:01 PM CDT

State Appeals Court Halts AG Paxton Criminal Case

State Appeals Court Halts AG Paxton Criminal Case

A state appeals court has temporarily halted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's criminal case on securities fraud charges as he presses for a new judge.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 03:12 AM CDT

Texas Moving to Exclude 'Dreamers' From College Work-Study

Texas Moving to Exclude 'Dreamers' From College Work-Study

Texas legislators are seeking to deny work-study aid to immigrants attending public college under a temporary residency permit, a move that starkly contrasts with a policy enacted 16 years ago that positioned...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 08:43 PM CDT

Comey Memo Claims Trump Urged Him to Drop Flynn Probe

Comey Memo Claims Trump Urged Him to Drop Flynn Probe

Fired FBI Director James Comey wrote an internal memo saying President Donald Trump asked him to shut down an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, multiple sources with firsthand...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 04:39 PM CDT

Texas Senate Revives 'Lunch Shaming' Bill

Texas Senate Revives 'Lunch Shaming' Bill

The Texas Senate has revived a bill to keep schools from stigmatizing children while trying to collect lunch debts from parents.

 
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