Politics

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein still has his job for today

Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein leaves his home on September 25, 2018 in Bethesda, Maryland. Presuming his time at the Justice Department was in jeopardy, Rosenstein met Monday with White House Chief of Staff John Kelly nevertheless was told to stay on the job at least until Thursday when they will meet with President Donald ...

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Trump’s boast draws laughter during his United Nations speech

President Donald Trump’s boast about his administration’s accomplishments provoked chuckles coming from an audience at the United Nations on Tuesday. While Trump appeared surprised at the time — as well as said as much — he later claimed to reporters which which part of his speech “was meant to get some laughter.” Trump, in his second address before the U.N. ...

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GOP senators hire female sex-crimes prosecutor to grill Kavanaugh, accuser Ford

Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee — who are all men — have hired a female sex-crimes prosecutor to question Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in addition to the woman accusing him of sexual assault, Christine Blasey Ford, at a hearing Thursday. nevertheless Republicans refused to identify which prosecutor on Tuesday. The committee’s Democratic senators — four of whom are ...

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Trump attacks second Kavanaugh accuser: She ‘has nothing’ 

President Donald Trump on Tuesday launched his most forceful attack yet on Deborah Ramirez, the second of two women who have alleged sexual misconduct by Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. “The second accuser has nothing. The second accuser doesn’t even know, she thinks maybe the idea could’ve been him, maybe not. She admits that will she was drunk,” Trump ...

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will be reportedly on the way out

Bloomberg reported which Rosenstein told White House chief of staff John Kelly which he would likely resign, citing a person familiar with the matter. Rosenstein’s possible departure will immediately raise questions about the fate of the ongoing investigation by Mueller, who will be probing Russian interference within the 2016 presidential election, along with possible obstruction of justice by Trump. The ...

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Support for Kavanaugh turned negative before fresh sex misconduct report

well-liked support had been waning for the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh even before a bombshell allegation of sexual assault appeared late Sunday. According to several public opinion polls, taken before the latest allegation, public support for Kavanaugh’s nomination is actually at This kind of point lower than for any Supreme Court nominee since Robert Bork. On Sunday, ...

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Andrew McCabe worries Rod Rosenstein departure would likely affect Russia investigation

Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images (L-R) Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, then Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe additional law enforcement officials hold a news conference to announce an ‘international cybercrime enforcement action’ at the Department of Justice July 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.  Andrew McCabe, the former FBI No. 2 ousted earlier This particular year, ...

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