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Senior Military Officers Rebel Against Trump Plan to Pardon Troops Accused of War Crimes White House
Senior Military Officers Rebel Against Trump Plan to Pardon Troops Accused of War Crimes

WASHINGTON — Current and former military officers urged the White House not to pardon service members and security contractors implicated in war crimes, warning that forgiving their offenses would send a dangerous signal to U.S. troops and potential adversaries. Aides... Read More

Trump Blocks Former White House Counsel Don McGahn From Testifying to Congress White House
Trump Blocks Former White House Counsel Don McGahn From Testifying to Congress

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump directed his former White House counsel, Donald McGahn, not to appear at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday despite receiving a subpoena from the panel’s Democratic chairman, the latest salvo in a battle between... Read More

White House Stiff-Arms House Judiciary Committee on Russia Investigation White House
White House Stiff-Arms House Judiciary Committee on Russia Investigation

WASHINGTON — The White House hardened its opposition to House Democrats’ investigations Wednesday, telling lawmakers that they had no authority to examine how President Donald Trump has wielded his executive authority. The stance stiffens Trump’s already obdurate approach toward Capitol... Read More

House Judiciary Panel Votes to Hold Barr In Contempt For Failing to Release Full Mueller Report Political News
House Judiciary Panel Votes to Hold Barr In Contempt For Failing to Release Full Mueller Report
2019-05-08 23:03:58
by Dan McCue

Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt on Wednesday evening, capping a day of escalating tensions between the White House and Capitol Hill. The committee's 24-16 vote is technically a vote to... Read More

White House Escalates Fight With Congress Over McGahn Documents White House
White House Escalates Fight With Congress Over McGahn Documents

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration told former White House counsel Don McGahn not to turn over documents subpoenaed by congressional investigators, escalating a battle between the two branches of government. The current White House counsel, Pat Cipollone, said in a... Read More

Trump Awards Tiger Woods the Medal of Freedom, Calling Him a ‘Legend’ White House
Trump Awards Tiger Woods the Medal of Freedom, Calling Him a ‘Legend’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump awarded Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom at the White House on Monday, calling the golfer “one of the greatest athletes in the history of sports.” “We are in the presence of a true... Read More

Trump Says Mueller Shouldn’t Testify to Congress, Escalating Fight With Democrats White House
Trump Says Mueller Shouldn’t Testify to Congress, Escalating Fight With Democrats

WASHINGTON — President Trump declared Sunday that special counsel Robert S. Mueller III should not testify to Congress, sharply escalating his fight with House Democrats over the aftermath of Mueller’s report. “Bob Mueller should not testify,” the president tweeted on... Read More

House Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Former White House Counsel McGahn Congress
House Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Former White House Counsel McGahn
2019-04-22 23:16:31
by Dan McCue

The House Judiciary Committee on Monday issued a subpoena to former White House Counsel Donald McGahn requesting that he appear before the panel on May 7. In a statement, Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., said he believes McGahn may... Read More

White House to Allow US Citizens to Sue Over Property Confiscated in Cuba Decades Ago White House
White House to Allow US Citizens to Sue Over Property Confiscated in Cuba Decades Ago

WASHINGTON — Ending more than 20 years of practice, the Trump administration will allow U.S. citizens to sue over property confiscated from them in Cuba after the 1959 revolution, with potential defendants including the Cuban government and major European and... Read More

Senators Demand Oversight for Nuclear Energy Talks With Saudi Arabia Foreign Affairs
Senators Demand Oversight for Nuclear Energy Talks With Saudi Arabia
2019-04-15 17:02:53
by HJ Mai

Last week, a bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation that would require the  executive branch to issue quarterly reports to Congress when it allows U.S. companies to engage in nuclear energy cooperation with foreign nations. The move comes amid reports... Read More

White House Says Moving Migrants to Sanctuary Cities Under Review White House
White House Says Moving Migrants to Sanctuary Cities Under Review

President Donald Trump is serious about relocating migrants to sanctuary cities, and while it’s not the administration’s first choice, it’s being reviewed and would help relieve the burden of migrants flooding border cities, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders... Read More

White House Sees Egyptian Energy Forum as a ‘Roadmap to Middle East Peace’ White House
White House Sees Egyptian Energy Forum as a ‘Roadmap to Middle East Peace’

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration this week asked Egyptian authorities for a seat at the table at an upcoming energy summit in Cairo, seeking a leading role in the establishment of a major gas forum in the Eastern Mediterranean, two... Read More

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