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Supreme Court Rejects Foreign Corporation's Appeal of Mueller Subpoena Supreme Court
Supreme Court Rejects Foreign Corporation's Appeal of Mueller Subpoena
2019-03-25 22:47:16
by Dan McCue

Robert Mueller's investigation may be over, but the cases he set in motion will continue for some time. On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal from a corporation owned by an unidentified foreign government that has refused to... Read More

Michael Avenatti Charged with Extortion, Bank and Wire Fraud In The News
Michael Avenatti Charged with Extortion, Bank and Wire Fraud
2019-03-25 22:44:31
by Dan McCue

Attorney Michael Avenatti, the longtime foe of President Donald Trump best known for representing porn actress Stormy Daniels, was arrested in New York on Monday on charges of extortion and bank and wire fraud. Geoffrey S. Berman, U.S. Attorney for... Read More

Trump Says Unspecified Enemies 'Certainly Will Be Looked At' Political News
Trump Says Unspecified Enemies 'Certainly Will Be Looked At'
2019-03-25 21:52:26
by Dan McCue

President Donald Trump suggested Monday he would support the public release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full report on Russian interference in the 2016 election, but did not indicate whether he would order or ask such a release to occur.... Read More

Monday A Day of Dealing With Fallout From Mueller Report In The News
Monday A Day of Dealing With Fallout From Mueller Report
2019-03-25 21:49:16
by Dan McCue

In the end, it had kind of the feel of a long-running series concluding with a less-than-satisfying finale or a a novel that fell flat with a chapter to go. No matter what side one was on as Robert Mueller... Read More

Mueller Finds no Trump-Russia Conspiracy but Doesn’t ‘Exonerate’ Trump on Obstruction, Attorney General Says In The News
Mueller Finds no Trump-Russia Conspiracy but Doesn’t ‘Exonerate’ Trump on Obstruction, Attorney General Says

WASHINGTON — Attorney General William P. Barr told Congress on Sunday that special counsel Robert S. Mueller III did not find evidence that President Donald Trump or his campaign conspired with Russians during the 2016 election, a significant victory for... Read More

Analysis: Mueller Report Doesn’t Say What GOP Says It Does In The News
Analysis: Mueller Report Doesn’t Say What GOP Says It Does

WASHINGTON — The way GOP lawmakers reacted to Attorney General William Barr’s letter to Congress on Sunday outlining the key findings of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s final Russia investigation report, you would think special counsel prosecutors went out... Read More

As Democrats Ponder Big Issues, Some Say the Overriding Goal Is Normalcy 2020 Elections
As Democrats Ponder Big Issues, Some Say the Overriding Goal Is Normalcy

WASHINGTON — As they consider their options in the 2020 presidential primary campaigns, some Democrats are calling for expansive proposals to improve health care, fight climate change and control college costs. But many say their top priority is something simpler:... Read More

US Starts Small With ‘Smart Walls’ to Protect Mexican Border Immigration
US Starts Small With ‘Smart Walls’ to Protect Mexican Border

SAN DIEGO — Deep in the Otay Mountain Wilderness, there is no wall. The only boundary between the U.S. and Mexico is a section of barbed-wire fence in a pastoral valley. And miles and miles of treacherous terrain. It’s a... Read More

Shut Out of California’s Legal Marijuana Market, Indian Tribes Pursue Sales on Their Own Land Regulation
Shut Out of California’s Legal Marijuana Market, Indian Tribes Pursue Sales on Their Own Land

The legalization of recreational marijuana in California left American Indians out in the cold. Proposition 64, approved by voters in 2016, lets local governments decide whether to allow cannabis dispensaries to operate within their jurisdictions. But it made no provisions... Read More

Mueller Is Silent at End of Probe In The News
Mueller Is Silent at End of Probe

WASHINGTON — The end of a sprawling investigation that has riveted the nation usually calls for a news conference from the person in charge, but Robert S. Mueller III chose a different approach Friday. The special counsel sent a security... Read More

‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy May Prompt More Illegal Border Crossings Immigration
‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy May Prompt More Illegal Border Crossings

SAN DIEGO — Three months into the Department of Homeland Security’s new program that requires asylum-seeking migrants to wait in Mexico until their U.S. immigration hearings, experts said the policy may encourage illegal border crossings. This past week, migrants rushed... Read More

Trump’s Sanctions Staff Dwindles Even as US Expands Economic War Foreign Affairs
Trump’s Sanctions Staff Dwindles Even as US Expands Economic War

WASHINGTON — The U.S. office in charge of financial sanctions, President Donald Trump’s favorite weapon against American adversaries, risks being hobbled by staff departures because of management turmoil and growing private-sector demand for its expertise. Trump has nearly doubled the... Read More

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