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News : Politics

Hillary Clinton Blasts Trump in New Essay: ‘Our Democracy Is in Crisis’

Tuesday  01:05,   18 september 2018
nytimes

In a blistering critique published by The Atlantic, Mrs. Clinton accused President Trump of ignoring the law, dividing the country and serving himself above all.With the midterms fast approaching, Hillary Clinton has written a scathing critique of...[...]

These senators could make or break Kavanaugh's nomination

Tuesday  01:05,   18 september 2018
cnn

The future of Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination is in question after a woman went public over the weekend with accusations that the 53-year-old federal judge physically and sexually assaulted her when the two were in high school....[...]

Trump directs FBI to declassify information related to Russia investigation

Tuesday  01:05,   18 september 2018
reuters

President Donald Trump has directed the FBI to immediately declassify additional information related to the investigation into possible election meddling by Russia, the White House said on Monday. He has also directed the Justice Department to...[...]

Manafort went ‘above and beyond’ with plea deal, says ex-federal prosecutor

Monday  23:51,   17 september 2018
thehill

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort went "above and beyond" with his plea deal on Friday with special counsel Robert Mueller's team.Joseph Moreno, who was a special assistant U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, said on...[...]

‘I support higher taxes’: The billionaire behind the National Debt Clock has had it with Trump

Monday  23:51,   17 september 2018
msn

U.S. government debt per household is nearly $127,000 (and rising)Load...[...]

Mueller's investigation could turn a profit, thanks to Manafort's assets

Monday  23:51,   17 september 2018
cnbc

As part of his plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller, former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort agreed to forfeit real estate and cash estimated to be worth between $42 million and $46 million. The special counsel's office declined to...[...]

Senate Dems sue Archives to try to force release of Kavanaugh documents

Monday  23:51,   17 september 2018
thehill

A group of Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee has filed suit against the National Archives in an attempt to gain access to records related to President Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh....[...]

High school attended by Kavanaugh’s accuser comes out in support of her

Monday  23:25,   17 september 2018
msn

Holton-Arms School issues a statement without naming her.The Washington Post reported Sunday that Christine Blasey Ford, a 51-year-old research psychologist in Northern California, is alleging that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her more than three...[...]

Brock Long’s Woes Mount as House G.O.P. Launches Travel Inquiry

Monday  23:25,   17 september 2018
nytimes

Representative Trey Gowdy, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, said Monday he will investigate the potential misuse of government vehicles by FEMA’s chief.WASHINGTON — House Republicans will investigate reports that Brock Long, the...[...]

Cruz criticizes O'Rourke on Dallas shooting: Wish he wasn't 'so quick to always blame the police officer'

Monday  23:05,   17 september 2018
thehill

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) criticized Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas) for saying a Dallas police officer who fatally shot an unarmed man in his own apartment should be fired, adding that he wished his challenger and other Democrats "weren’t so quick...[...]

Hillary Clinton charges that President Trump has launched five 'assaults' on democracy

Monday  22:51,   17 september 2018
usatoday

Hillary Clinton blasts President Donald Trump in a new essay for launching five major "assaults" on democracy and creating a national "crisis.""Trump and his cronies do so many despicable things that it can be hard to keep track," Clinton writes in...[...]

Trump says doesn't mind if Kavanaugh vote delayed to allow accuser to be heard

Monday  22:51,   17 september 2018
reuters

President Donald Trump said on Monday it was okay with him if the Senate confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is briefly delayed to allow a woman accusing him of sexual assault to be heard."If it takes a little delay, it'll...[...]

Trump says new Strzok-Page info undermines Russia probe: 'Conspiracy caught?'

Monday  21:16,   17 september 2018
foxnews

President Trump said Monday that the Russia probe “should never have been allowed,” citing newly reported statements from ex-FBI official Lisa Page that investigators could not say whether there was Russian collusion more than nine months into the...[...]

Where Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation process stands

Monday  20:26,   17 september 2018
vox

What we...[...]

Indicted congressman Chris Collins will remain on November ballot

Monday  20:02,   17 september 2018
msn

The New York Republican suspended his campaign last month after being charged with insider trading violations, but state law made it difficult to get off the ballot.That is a scenario that Republican Party officials had hoped to avoid. While New...[...]