Democrats denounced a plan by President Donald Trump’s personal attorney to push Ukraine to open investigations that he hopes could benefit Trump politically, saying it was an overt attempt to recruit foreign help to influence a U.S. election.
In our news wrap Friday, the U.S. military confirmed that B-52 bombers have arrived in Qatar, and an aircraft carrier is nearing the Persian Gulf, after tensions with Iran escalated this week. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan warned Iran not…
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s political news, including 2020 Democrats on the campaign trail in Iowa, the standoff between Congress and the White House over the Mueller…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
New York Rep. Jerrold Nadler said Friday that special counsel Robert Mueller won't appear before his panel next week, despite the committee's hope that Mueller would testify May 15.
President Trump’s decision to defy a House Judiciary Committee subpoena for the unredacted Mueller report has the administration and House Democrats on a collision course--one House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler refers to as a constitutional crisis. Judy Woodruff talks…
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
Rosenstein's exit from the Justice Department caps a tenure marked by a tumultuous relationship with President Donald Trump, which involved some of the most consequential moments of the president's term so far.
By Associated Press
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House of Representatives isn't rushing into a vote on holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for not providing the special counsel full report.
The showdown between the White House and Congress over the Mueller report is escalating even further. House Democrats took initial steps to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt Wednesday, with House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler calling the decision…
By Associated Press
The committee voted 24-16 to hold Barr in contempt after the Justice Department rejected House Democrats' demands for the full Mueller report and the underlying evidence. Ahead of the vote, President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege over those materials and…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
The White House is invoking executive privilege, reserving the right to block the full release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia probe, escalating President Donald Trump's battle with Congress.
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