Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

Warren Calls on Congress to Begin Impeachment Proceedings

Friday, April 19th, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts called on Congress Friday to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump based on the findings of special counsel Robert…Photo Credit: Jose Luis Magana/AP (File)

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Sanders Admitted She Had No Evidence for Claims About FBI

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

On May 10, 2017, then-White House deputy press secretary Sarah Sanders claimed that the firing of former FBI director James Comey by President Donald Trump came after “countless” FBI agents had told the…Photo Credit: Carolyn Kaster/AP (File)

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Mueller Report: 10 Instances of Possible Obstruction of Justice by President Donald Trump

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election included instances of potential obstruction by President Donald Trump. Here is a rundown of the ten mentioned in…

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By The Numbers: The Redacted Mueller Report

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

From dozens of hacked computers, to hundreds of redactions, to thousands of subpoenas, we’ve laid out the most important numbers to know after today’s release of the redacted Mueller report.Photo Credit: Nina Lin/NBC This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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Nadler: Barr Undermined His Own Department to Protect Trump

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-NY, said after the release of the redacted Mueller report that Attorney General William Barr has “shown an unsettling willingness to undermine…

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Mueller Report: New Details on Kushner, Ivanka and Don Jr.

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

The 448 pages of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report released Thursday contain a trove of new details about the Trump campaign’s interactions with Russians, Wikileaks, possible obstruction and the emotional…Photo Credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images (File)

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Schiff: AG Did ‘Grave Disservice’ to US

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said Thursday that Attorney General William Barr “did a grave disservice to his own country by misrepresenting several parts of the Mueller…

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Trump Celebrates Mueller Report as Democrats Plan Next Step

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

President Donald Trump celebrated the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report into Russia collusion today, but Democrats say this story isn’t over and are already talking about their next step.

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Trump Reiterates ‘No Collusion’ After Release of Mueller Report

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

President Donald Trump said at a White House event for wounded warriors on Thursday that he’s “having a good day,” following the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report.

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Read Trump’s Written Responses to the Russia Investigation

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Part of the redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation included the written answers that President Donald Trump submitted to Mueller’s team. Read it here.Photo Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

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2020 Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Blast Barr’s Presser

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

2020 presidential hopefuls reacted to the redacted Robert Mueller report in-real-time after its release Thursday. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., tweeted a copy of page 30, which had been fully redacted, with…Photo Credit: AP This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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I’m F’ed: Trump’s Reaction to Mueller’s Appointment, Other Top Takeaways From the Redacted Mueller Report

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

A 448-page report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller gives an inside look at Donald Trump’s tumultuous campaign and presidency and its possible links to Russians who tried to help win him the presidency.Photo Credit: Susan Walsh/AP

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Key Moments From AG Barr’s Press Conference Prior to Redacted Mueller Report’s Release

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Attorney General William Barr addressed the media prior to his department’s release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report to Congress.

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‘Game Over’: Trump Taunts ‘Haters’ Over Mueller Report

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

President Donald Trump took an early victory lap Thursday, tweeting “game over” in a “Game of Thrones”-style meme following Attorney General William Barr’s news conference on special counsel Robert Mueller’s…Photo Credit: AP This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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Read the Redacted Mueller Report

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

A redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation has been released to members of Congress and the public. Click here to download the full report.Photo Credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images

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Trump Staffers Brace for Mueller Report

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

Some former and current White House staffers who cooperated with Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election meddling and President Donald Trump are worried that they may be exposed in his report that’s…

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Omar Supporters and Trump Supporters Square Off in Minnesota

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Supporters and opponents of President Donald Trump squared off before the president spoke at a Tax Day rally in Burnsville, Minn. Trump used a tweet to escalate his feud with Rep.

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Sanders Releases 10 Years of Tax Returns Showing Book Bump

Monday, April 15th, 2019

Vermont Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders released 10 years of tax returns Monday evening, NBC News reports. They show the majority of his income came from his U.S. Senate salary until 2016, when his income jumped…Photo Credit: Keith Srakocic/AP

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DeVos Rolls Back for-Profit College Oversight, Vets May Pay

Sunday, April 14th, 2019

While the Obama Administration didn’t solve all the problems associated with the for-profit college industry, it successfully created new rules intended to help rein in the worst-performing schools and…Photo Credit: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP

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Rep. Eric Swalwell Kicks Off Presidential Run With Calif. Rally

Sunday, April 14th, 2019

East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell kicked off his 2020 presidential campaign with a rally in Dublin, California, Sunday afternoon.The rally, which began at 2 p.m., is being held at Dublin High School.Swalwell…Photo Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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Dems Not ‘Smart Enough’ to Read Trump’s Tax Returns: Sanders

Sunday, April 14th, 2019

The White House is offering another rationale for why Democrats should not get their hands on President Donald Trump’s tax filings: They’re not “smart enough” to properly understand them, NBC News…Photo Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

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As Buttigieg Mulls 2020 Bid, ‘Special Announcement’ Coming

Sunday, April 14th, 2019

Mayor Pete Buttigieg is expected to officially join the crowded field of Democrats running for president on Sunday at a rally in his home town of South Bend, Indiana, which he’s hyped as offering “some…Photo Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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GOP Lawmakers Propose Bill to Separate Chicago From Illinois

Sunday, April 14th, 2019

Legislation proposing the separation of Chicago from Illinois is intended to spark discussion about the overarching influence of the city in state politics, not actually lead to the creation of the 51st…Photo Credit: David Kahn

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Iran Guard Terror Designation May Endanger U.S. Troops

Saturday, April 13th, 2019

The White House was looking to shake things up when it designated Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps as a foreign terrorist organization. It worked, NBC News reports.“American terrorists killed in bombing,” read…Photo Credit: Vahid Salemi/AP

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Report: Trump Said He’d Pardon Official for Closing Border

Friday, April 12th, 2019

President Donald Trump told acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan last week to close the U.S. southern border and that he would pardon him if he faced any legal challenges, according to The New York…Photo Credit: Alex Brandon/AP

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Trump’s Controversial Transgender Military Policy Goes Into Effect

Friday, April 12th, 2019

Three years after the Obama administration told transgender individuals they could serve openly and have access to gender-affirming medical and psychological care, the Trump administration has reversed…Photo Credit: Jacquelyn Martin/AP

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Chinese Woman Arrested at Mar-a-Lago Indicted on 2 Counts

Friday, April 12th, 2019

Yujing Zhang, the Chinese citizen arrested at Mar-a-Lago in March while President Donald Trump was at his nearby golf club, was indicted Friday.The short, two-page indictment gave no new information about how…Photo Credit: J. David Ake/AP (File)

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White House Considered Busing Migrants to ‘Sanctuary Cities’

Friday, April 12th, 2019

Trump administration officials sought to bus detained immigrants to so-called sanctuary cities as a way to retaliate against the president’s adversaries, officials said Thursday.The Washington Post, which…Photo Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images, File

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Philly Races Highlight Historic ‘Rainbow Wave’

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

Philadelphia’s “rainbow wave” in this year’s municipal elections is one reason that LGBTQ advocates are excited about municipal races across the country this year. The Washington, D.C.-based LGBTQ Victory Fund’s…Photo Credit: NBC10 Illustration This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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Assange’s Lawyer on Arrest: ‘This Sets a Dangerous Precedent’

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

Julian Assange’s lawyer, Jennifer Robinson, told reporters outside a London court Thursday that her client’s arrest sets a dangerous precedent for the rights of journalists.

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