• JUDGE November 27, 2019 3:17 pm

    Judge Puts Brief Hold on McGahn Testimony Order

    The federal judge who ruled that former White House counsel Don McGahn must comply with a House subpoena for his testimony put her ruling on a brief hold Wednesday. Such holds, known as administrative stays, are often issued to give lawyers a change to file their appeals, NBC News reported. U.S. District Judge Kentanji Brown Jackson said her order “should...

  • PRESIDENT November 27, 2019 7:43 am

    House Judiciary Committee Sets Dec. 4 Impeachment Hearing

    The House Judiciary Committee is set to take over the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, Democrats announced Tuesday, scheduling a hearing for next week as they push closer to a possible vote on actual charges of “high crimes and misdemeanors.” The Judiciary panel scheduled the hearing as the separate Intelligence Committee released two last transcripts from its depositions, including...

  • Congress November 26, 2019 1:46 pm

    Lawyer: Impeachment-Related Ruling on McGahn Doesn't Extend to Bolton, Deputy

    John Bolton’s attorney suggested Tuesday that a court order directing former White House counsel Don McGahn to appear before Congress has no bearing on whether his client and another ex-national security official he represents will testify. The statement from attorney Charles Cooper aimed to blunt public speculation that the judge’s order in the McGahn case could influence the actions of...

  • Attorney General November 19, 2019 10:27 am

    Deval Patrick Defends Corporations and Capitalism in Primary Bid

    Democratic presidential candidate Deval Patrick is centering his fledgling campaign on a defense of corporations and capitalism that puts him directly at odds with some of the party’s most progressive figures.

  • NBCUniversal Inc. November 12, 2019 7:12 pm

    Water Crisis Looming For Residents of Denton Neighborhood

    For the 49-residents of the “Green Tree Estates” in the City of Denton, a potential water crisis is looming.

  • Donald Trump November 12, 2019 4:05 pm

    Mulvaney Won't Sue Over Impeachment, Declines to Cooperate

    White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said Tuesday that he no longer plans to sue over the House impeachment proceedings and will instead follow President Donald Trump’s directions and decline to cooperate. It’s the latest reversal in position by Mulvaney, who last week asked to join the lawsuit of another Trump adviser before changing his mind Monday and...

  • Donald Trump October 26, 2019 3:12 am

    Trump Official Asks Judge If He Has to Testify in Impeachment Probe

    Charles Kupperman, President Donald Trump’s former deputy national security adviser, filed a lawsuit Friday asking a federal judge to determine whether he is required to testify in the impeachment inquiry being conducted by the House of Representatives, NBC News reports. The outcome could affect the ability of other witnesses who worked closely with the president to cooperate with the ongoing...

  • Donald Trump October 25, 2019 3:24 pm

    Inspectors General Rebuke Department's Handling of Ukraine Whistleblower's Complaint

    Dozens of inspectors general across the federal government have signed a letter repudiating the Justice Department’s legal opinion that the original complaint by a CIA whistleblower about President Donald Trump’s conversation with Ukraine’s president did not have to be turned over to Congress, NBC News reports. The opinion by the DOJ’s Office of Legal Counsel overruled a determination by the...

  • Donald Trump October 21, 2019 7:27 am

    Mulvaney's Missteps Draw Scrutiny From Trump Allies

    For Mick Mulvaney, the hits just keep on coming. First, President Donald Trump’s acting chief of staff stirred up a tempest by acknowledging that the administration had held up aid to Ukraine in part to prod that country to investigate Democrats and the 2016 elections. Then Mulvaney went on television Sunday to defend his boss in effusive terms — and...

  • Associated Press October 17, 2019 2:28 pm

    Mulvaney Acknowledges Ukraine Aid Was Tied to Investigation of Democrats

    Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney told reporters Thursday that delayed military aid to Ukraine had “nothing to do with Biden.” But he acknowledged that political reasons had a role in the decision to hold up the aid, saying that it was related to wanting an investigation into the “DNC server.”

  • NBC October 15, 2019 6:29 pm

    Pence Refuses House Request to Provide Documents Related to Ukraine Call

    Vice President Mike Pence’s office said Tuesday it will not comply with a request from the House to turn over documents related to President Donald Trump’s July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, NBC News reported. In a letter to the chairmen of the House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs and Oversight committees, Pence counsel Matthew Morgan called the request...

  • Donald Trump October 13, 2019 7:00 pm

    Hunter Biden to Step Down From Chinese Board

    Facing intense scrutiny from President Donald Trump and his Republican allies, Hunter Biden said Sunday he will step down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity firm at the end of the month as part of a pledge not to work on behalf of any foreign-owned companies should his father win the presidency. Biden, the 49-year-old son...

  • Donald Trump October 9, 2019 8:30 pm

    Pence Aiming to Release Records of His Own Ukraine Calls

    Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday he is working with the White House counsel’s office to release transcripts of his own calls with Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. Pence said records of his two phone conversations would help exonerate President Donald Trump of any wrongdoing. Pence was asked about releasing his transcripts and told reporters, “I’d have no objection to that.”...

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation October 3, 2019 8:22 pm

    MGM Resorts Settles Vegas Shooting Lawsuits for Up to $800M

    Two years after a shooter rained gunfire on country music fans from a high-rise Las Vegas Strip hotel, MGM Resorts International has agreed to pay up to $800 million to families of the 58 people who died and hundreds of others who were injured, attorneys announced Thursday. The out-of-court agreement will resolve lawsuits in at least 10 states seeking compensation...

  • Dallas October 1, 2019 4:48 pm

    Criminal Defense Attorney Discusses Guyger's Guilty Verdict

    Ray Jackson, a criminal defense attorney talks about the Amber Guyger murder trial and how the jury reached the guilty verdict.

  • Donald Trump September 27, 2019 8:44 am

    How the White House and DOJ Learned About the Whistleblower

    The White House and the Justice Department learned about an intelligence official’s concerns about President Donald Trump around the same time the individual filed a whistleblower complaint that is now at the center of an impeachment inquiry, according to a U.S. official and another person familiar with the matter.

  • Donald Trump September 26, 2019 11:05 am

    Acting Intel Chief Jospeh Maguire's Full Opening Statement Before House Intelligence Hearing

    Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire delivers his opening statement during Thursday’s testimony before the House Intelligence Committee.

  • attorney September 19, 2019 8:22 am

    Massage Therapist Who Sued Kevin Spacey for Alleged Sexually Battery Dies

    A massage therapist who sued actor Kevin Spacey for alleged sexual battery has died, according to a Los Angeles court filing obtained Wednesday.

  • Donald Trump September 17, 2019 9:00 pm

    Lewandowski Rebuffs Questions About Meeting With Trump at House Impeachment Hearing

    The first impeachment hearing held by House Democrats Tuesday quickly turned hostile as their sole witness, former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, stonewalled many of their questions and declared they were “focusing on petty and personal politics.” Lewandowski, a devoted friend and supporter of President Donald Trump, was following White House orders not to discuss conversations with the president beyond...

  • Donald Trump September 12, 2019 7:00 pm

    House Committee Approves Guidelines for Trump Impeachment Hearings

    Bristling over the “I” word, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stopped short Thursday of saying the House is ready to launch an impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump , even as Judiciary Committee Democrats set the stage to do just that. Pelosi has been a moderating force in her divided caucus, as liberals push to impeach and centrist Democrats are wary...

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