Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden Has Heated Exchange With US Attorney General

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has heatedly denied he had any undisclosed meeting with the Russian ambassador or conversations with Russian officials about the US elections, directly contradicting last week's testimony by sacked FBI Director ... More..

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Trump Calls Health Care Bill He Celebrated in the Rose Garden 'Mean'
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Trump Calls Health Care Bill He Celebrated in the Rose Garden 'Mean'

Senate Republicans are aggressively trying to rein in expectations for their Obamacare repeal effort, wary of blowing a deadline or falling short of 50 votes on a promise that has driven the GOP's politica...More..

What Jeff Sessions' Senate Testimony Could Teach Us
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

What Jeff Sessions' Senate Testimony Could Teach Us

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he has agreed to appear on June 13 before a Senate committee investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S. Trump's personal lawyer also challenged Comey's accou...More..

Authorities seek 2 escaped inmates after 2 guards killed
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Authorities seek 2 escaped inmates after 2 guards killed

Both Rowe and Dubose are inmates at Baldwin State Prison in nearby Milledgeville. Rowe and Dubose both have convictions for aggravated assault and armed robbery. Sills said there were 33 inmates on the bus wh...More..

Senators Call on President Trump to Testify about Russia, Comey's Firing
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Senators Call on President Trump to Testify about Russia, Comey's Firing

New questions about Sessions were raised last week , after former FBI Director James Comey said that he and other leaders at the agency had expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he did - and t...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

President Trump pledges $200 billion federal investment for infrastructure during Cincinnati speech

Wednesday broad messaging continued what the president has been doing all week, largely via his Twitter account. Trump is also talking up his controversial decision to pull the US out of what he dismissivel...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Sessions confirms part of Comey's story about private talk with Donald Trump

Administration officials declined to say how much additional money would be devoted for apprenticeship programs, let alone how they intend to increase the number of people taking part- from roughly 500,000 in f...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Trump calls House healthcare bill 'mean'

The president's comments also seemed to undercut efforts by Senate conservatives to include restrictions in their chamber's bill, such as cutting the Medicaid health care program for the poor and limiting the...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Jeff Sessions denies `false and scurrilous Russia allegationsĀ“

Grilled for more details on the meeting, which former FBI Director James Comey testified on the possibility of in a closed-door hearing with members of Congress, Sessions would only say he did not "reca...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Sessions will testify in open hearing before Senate Intelligence Committee

A lot of questions for Sessions cropped up after Comey's testimony last week . If it comes down to the Justice Department having to choose whom to believe, special counsel Robert S. "We were also aware of fact...More..

Jeff Sessions: I Did Not Recuse Myself From Defending My Honor
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Jeff Sessions: I Did Not Recuse Myself From Defending My Honor

U.S. Attorney-General Jeff Sessions refused Tuesday to answer questions about the firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , leading Democratic senators to accuse him of "obstructing" a...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Trump's Lawyer Threatens To File Complaints Against Comey

In his testimony , Comey recalled that during a private White House dinner on January 27, the president asked him for "loyalty" and to lay off his former top aide Flynn - who is under investigation over his Ru...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

UVA issues statement student held by NKorea

His family said he has been in a coma for more than a year, adding that he became ill after his March 2016 trial in Pyongyang. Today, University of Virginia President Teresa A. North Korea told a U....More..

Iran twin attacks mastermind killed, says minister
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Iran twin attacks mastermind killed, says minister

Back on Friday, Iran's Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said intelligence forces have identified the hideout in which the perpetrators of Tehran twin attacks had convened to plan their terrorist acts. Ei...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Northam defeats Sanders-backed candidate in Va. gov primary

He will face the victor of the Republican primary between former Republican National Committee Ed Gillespie , former Trump state campaign chairman Corey Stewart and state Sen. "The groups we are surging wi...More..

Georgia authorities seek 2 escaped inmates after 2 guards killed
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Georgia authorities seek 2 escaped inmates after 2 guards killed

An inmate on the bus opened fire, killing the guards , Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said. They were working as a part of a mobile work detail under state corrections officers' supervision in Putnam...More..

Pentagon chief warns North Korea is 'most urgent' threat to peace
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Pentagon chief warns North Korea is 'most urgent' threat to peace

The Pentagon chief made the comments in testimony Monday before the House Armed Services Committee . "I urge Congress to support the Department's request for authority to conduct a 2021 Base Realignment an...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Fact check: did James Comey's testimony actually vindicate Donald Trump?

Days after James Comey's blockbuster testimony , both Republicans and Democrats on Sunday called for the White House to release any tapes that may exist of a private conversation between the former Federal...More..

Jurors in Cosby's sex-assault trial start deliberations
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Jurors in Cosby's sex-assault trial start deliberations

In statements to police and in his civil deposition, the comedian known as "America's Dad" admitted he gave Constand pills and then engaged in sexual contact with her. He says the encounter was consensual. ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Don't mow the fescue, pleads McIlroy

Playable conditions as Wisconsin looks to put on a show in its first U.S. Open . Two-time major victor Jordan Spieth was also surprised to hear about the rough being cut down, adding: "I've hit it in the...More..

McCain slams Pentagon for Afghan policy delay
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

McCain slams Pentagon for Afghan policy delay

Committee Chairman Congressman Mac Thornberry and other Republicans say the increase is insufficient to strengthen the U.S. military. Dunford, when asked about the state of the war in Afghanistan by Sen. "S...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Attorney says deputy, spouse didn't want to hurt man

Greg Cagle, an attorney for Chauna Thompson, said Friday that Hernandez attacked the deputy's husband and it was reasonable for Terry Thompson to hold down Hernandez as a result of being attacked. "I think it d...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Deputy AG Rosenstein Says He's Seen No Reason to Fire Mueller

The responsibility for appointing (or theoretically firing) Mueller lies with Rosenstein because his boss, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, recused himself in March from all investigations involving Russian ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is now testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee

Sessions made the comments as he appeared at a hearing Tuesday to answer questions about Russia's alleged efforts to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election . "If any brief interaction occurred in p...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Did Trump just say he'd testify under oath about Comey?

But on Friday during a press conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis , Trump said was "committing the United States to Article 5". When I hear the Flynn comments, you and I both know my father a ...More..