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Politics Feb 28Michael Cohen to testify behind closed doors on Capitol Hill Thursday
A day after publicly testifying before the House's oversight committee, Michael Cohen returned Thursday to Capitol Hill, this time to testify behind closed doors to the House intelligence committee.
Nation Feb 27Cohen says Trump knew about WikiLeaks email dump beforehand
On WikiLeaks, Michael Cohen says in the prepared testimony that he was in Donald Trump's office in July 2016 when longtime adviser Roger Stone called Trump.
Politics Feb 26Michael Cohen claims lying, racism and cheating by Trump
WASHINGTON — In a damning depiction of Donald Trump, the president’s former lawyer on Wednesday cast him as a racist and a con man who used his inner circle to cover up politically damaging allegations about sex, and lied throughout…
Politics Feb 25Democrats ready to fight to make Mueller report public
A top House Democrat has threatened to call special counsel Robert Mueller to Capitol Hill, subpoena documents and sue the Trump administration if the full report on Mueller's Russia investigation is not made public.
Politics Feb 24Rep. Schiff warns of subpoenas, lawsuit over Mueller report
Rep. Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said his committee will keep close watch on new Attorney General William Barr to see if he were “to try to bury any part of this report.” Schiff, D-Calif., also pledged…
Politics Feb 11Michael Cohen postpones Senate intelligence interview, citing medical reasons
This is the third time Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, has postponed congressional testimony.
Politics Feb 08WATCH: Acting AG Matthew Whitaker gives first testimony before Congress
The hearing is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. ET. Watch it here.
Politics Feb 07WATCH: Senate panel approves William Barr, Trump’s attorney general nominee
The Senate Judiciary Committee approved William Barr's nomination for attorney general along party lines Thursday, with Republicans praising his credentials and Democrats questioning how transparent he'll be once special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation concludes.
Politics Feb 05House panel to vote on subpoena for acting attorney general
Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., head of the House Judiciary Committee, says he is holding the vote "in an abundance of caution" to ensure that Whitaker appears and "answers our questions cleanly."…
Politics Jan 28Bipartisan Senate bill would require public report from Mueller probe
Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley and Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal are proposing that special counsel Robert Mueller be required to submit a report to Congress and the public when his Russia investigation is complete.