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Rod Rosenstein won’t stick around much longer at the Department of Justice, but the deputy Attorney General will make his departure memorable. At a dinner hosted by the Armenian Bar Association, Rosenstein took aim at critics, the media, and especially Russia, whose aims at destabilizing the US remain vastly underappreciated, he warned. However, when describing
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Now that Congress has decided to take the gloves off, Donald Trump and the White House may too. Faced with new subpoenas covering the same ground as Robert Mueller’s investigation, Trump told the Washington Post last night that he will likely use a new tactic to prevent any further cooperation on obstruction investigations — executive
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Donald Trump wants to get the Iranian-sanctions band back together, this time targeting Tehran’s most reliable source of funding. The US will no longer waive sanctions on countries that import Iranian oil, the White House announced today, in an attempt to “bring Iran’s oil exports to zero.” The Washington Post’s Josh Rogin reported the decision
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Which Conway? Come on, man. The Kellyanne-George public war over Donald Trump reached its zenith — so far, anyway — with the latter’s call to remove his wife’s boss from office. Writing in the Washington Post today, George Conway urges Congress to impeach Trump even though Robert Mueller found no collusion with Russia and declined to
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The unspoken addendum: They’re never going to be there. As expected, House Judiciary chair Jerrold Nadler announced this morning that he will issue subpoenas to get the fully unredacted report from Robert Mueller this morning, as well as to Mueller and William Barr. Nadler tells ABC’s George Stephanopoulos that “it’s not up to me” to
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Jim Messina was Barack Obama’s campaign manager in 2012. In a podcast hosted by ABC News’ Jonathan Karl, Messina says flatly that he believes Bernie Sanders cannot beat Trump in the 2020 general election: “Can Bernie Sanders beat Donald Trump?” ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl asked Messina on the Powerhouse Politics podcast
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That’s one way to end catch-and-release — in theory. In practice, William Barr’s decision to end bail for asylum seekers might turn the crisis at the border into a catastrophe. Or at least into a powerful disincentive: Migrants who come to the United States seeking asylum may instead wind up jailed indefinitely while they wait
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The long wait for (redacted) clarity is almost ♦♦♦♦♦♦ over. After almost two years of special-counsel investigation, the Department of Justice will publish the report from Robert Mueller into Russia-collusion, or lack thereof, on Thursday morning. Start your hot-take engines — and get out your color-code charts: Lawyers from the Justice Department and the special counsel’s
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Donald Trump apologies are a rare commodity, and he has no inclination to dispense one to Ilhan Omar. The president visited Minnesota yesterday and sat down with local ABC affiliate KSTP to promote the effects of his tax bill. When Tom Hauser told him that the representative from MN-05 blamed him for death threats she’d
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