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Former FBI general counsel thought Hillary Clinton should be prosecuted until 'pretty late' in email investigation

Thursday  05:15,   21 february 2019
foxnews

The FBI's top lawyer in 2016 thought Hillary Clinton and her team should have immediately realized they were mishandling "highly classified" information based on the obviously sensitive nature of the contents of the emails sent through her private... >>>

Inside a Fly-by-Night Operation to Harvest Ballots in North Carolina

Thursday  04:50,   21 february 2019
nytimes

Kelly Hendrix was recruited into an illicit effort to sway a congressional race by a customer at the fast-food restaurant where she worked. One day, Ms. Hendrix was serving burgers and biscuits at a Hardee’s in Bladen County. Soon after that, she... >>>

Bernie Sanders to sign 'affirmation' he'll run as Democrat in 2020

Thursday  04:35,   21 february 2019
cnn

Sen. Bernie Sanders plans to sign a party pledge affirming that he will run for president as a Democrat in 2020 and serve as one if elected, senior campaign adviser Jeff Weaver told CNN on Wednesday. The Democratic National Committee said on Tuesday >>>

Kamala Harris criticized by Jamaican father over marijuana joke

Thursday  04:35,   21 february 2019
thehill

Sen. Kamala Harris's (D-Calif.) father appeared to distance himself from his daughter after she joked last week about her family's marijuana use. Donald Harris, an economics professor at Stanford University, sent a reportedly unsolicited statement... >>>

Michael Cohen's public testimony rescheduled for next week

Thursday  02:55,   21 february 2019
cnn

The House Oversight Committee announced Wednesday that it has rescheduled Michael Cohen's public hearing for 10 a.m. on February 27. "I am pleased to announce that Michael Cohen's public testimony before the Oversight Committee is back on, despite... >>>

White House talks U.N. post with John James

Thursday  02:55,   21 february 2019
politico

President Donald Trump is leaning toward nominating the former businessman and Iraq war veteran, according to three people close to the process. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Members of Congress voice alarm about report that Trump has grown frustrated with Coats

Thursday  02:40,   21 february 2019
washingtonpost

Several Republican and Democratic lawmakers threw their support behind the director of national intelligence, who some worry may soon be dismissed. Trump said Wednesday he hasn’t thought about removing... >>>

Five things to know about Trump confidant Tom Barrack

Thursday  02:30,   21 february 2019
thehill

House Democrats are probing Barrack's reported role in a plan to sell nuclear energy technology to Saudi Arabia . require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); >>>

Trump-friendly Bradley Byrne enters Senate race in Alabama: 'Doug Jones is against building the wall'

Thursday  02:25,   21 february 2019
washingtonexaminer

Republican Rep. Bradley Byrne on Wednesday is to challenge Sen. Doug Jones in Alabama, arguing that the Democrat who won a surprise special election 14 months ago doesn’t reflect the state’s conservative values.... >>>

Ex-Trump campaign worker files lawsuit to kill non-disclosure pacts

Thursday  02:00,   21 february 2019
reuters

A former campaign worker for President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit on Wednesday seeking to invalidate all of the non-disclosure and non-disparagement agreements that campaign workers were required to sign before joining the president's 2016... >>>

Trump appears unaware of administration effort to legalize homosexuality abroad

Thursday  01:25,   21 february 2019
washingtonexaminer

President Trump drew a blank Wednesday when told about his own administration's push to legalize homosexuality across the globe. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Rod Rosenstein will leave a contentious and consequential legacy

Thursday  00:15,   21 february 2019
latimes

WASHINGTON -- After President Trump picked Rod Rosenstein two years ago for the second highest job at the Justice Department, his daughter asked if his picture would appear in the newspaper. "I said, 'No,'"... >>>

Mueller probe 'near the end game' amid shakeup at DOJ, sources say

Thursday  00:05,   21 february 2019
foxnews

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe is wrapping up soon, and a source familiar with the investigation tells Fox News it is "near the end game" -- although there has been no formal notification to President Trump's legal team that Mueller's >>>

Biden tops declared 2020 Dems in New Hampshire poll

Wednesday  23:55,   20 february 2019
thehill

Former Vice President Joe Biden is the top choice for Democratic voters in the early voting state of New Hampshire who were contacted for a poll released Wednesday. Biden was the top choice for 28 percent of likely Democratic primary voters surveyed >>>

Dems' measure blocking Trump emergency will come Friday

Wednesday  23:55,   20 february 2019
msn

House Democrats will file a resolution Friday aimed at blocking the national emergency declaration that President Donald Trump has issued to help finance his wall along the Southwest border, teeing up a clash over billions of dollars, immigration... >>>