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House Judiciary Chairman says committee will call attorney general to testify

House Judiciary Chairman says committee will call attorney general to testify

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler said Sunday the committee will call Attorney General William Barr to testify “in the near future.” “In light of the very concerning discrepancies and final decision making at the Justice Department following the Special Counsel report, where Mueller did not exonerate the President, we will be calling Attorney General Barr in to…MORE

Robert Mueller just handed Donald Trump a huge gift

Robert Mueller just handed Donald Trump a huge gift

President Donald Trump spent the last 18-plus months attacking the investigation into Russian interference and the possibility of collusion between his campaign and the Russians. On Sunday, that same investigation, led by special counsel Robert Mueller, gave Trump something he wanted — and needed badly: A dismissal on the question of collusion and no charges…MORE

Read: Justice Department summary of Mueller report

Read: Justice Department summary of Mueller report

Attorney General William Barr on Sunday submitted to Congress his summary of the main conclusions from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. The full text of his letter is below: Dear Chairman Graham, Chairman Nadler, Ranking Member Feinstein, and Ranking Member Collins: As a supplement to the notification provided on Friday, March 22, 2019, I am…MORE

Gillibrand delivers kickoff speech in front of Trump hotel

Gillibrand delivers kickoff speech in front of Trump hotel

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand delivered a speech Sunday in front of Trump International Hotel, kicking off her bid for the Democratic presidential nomination after formally joining the race earlier this month. “The people of this country deserve a president worthy of your bravery,” Gillibrand said. “A president who not only sets an example, but…MORE

Rubio doesn’t believe Kim Jong Un will ‘ever’ give up nukes

Rubio doesn’t believe Kim Jong Un will ‘ever’ give up nukes

Florida GOP Sen. Marco Rubio said Sunday he did not believe President Donald Trump would ever convince North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to relinquish his nuclear weapons. “I would love for Kim Jong Un to give up his weapons and everything else,” Rubio said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” He continued, “I would. And…MORE

Kamala Harris calls for federal investment to raise teachers’ salaries

Kamala Harris calls for federal investment to raise teachers’ salaries

Sen. Kamala Harris called Saturday for allocating a large federal investment to improve teacher salaries nationwide. “I’m declaring to you that by the end of my first term, we will have improved teachers’ salaries so that we close the pay gap,” the California Democrat said in Houston to a group of supporters. “Because right now,…MORE

URGENT – Pentagon identifies soldiers killed in Afghanistan

URGENT – Pentagon identifies soldiers killed in Afghanistan

(CNN) — The Pentagon has identified two soldiers killed Friday in Kunduz Province in Afghanistan as a result of what it said was wounds sustained while engaged in combat. The two soldiers were identified as Spc. Joseph Collette, 29, of Lancaster, Ohio, who was assigned to the 242nd Ordnance Battalion, 71st Explosive Ordnance Group in…MORE

Pentagon identifies soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Pentagon identifies soldiers killed in Afghanistan

The Pentagon has identified two soldiers killed Friday in Kunduz Province in Afghanistan as a result of what it said were wounds sustained while engaged in combat. The two soldiers were identified as Spc. Joseph Collette of Lancaster, Ohio, 29, and Sgt. 1st Class Will Lindsay, 33, of Cortez, Colorado. Collette was assigned to the…MORE

Dems warn of subpoena if Mueller report and evidence not turned over to Congress

Dems warn of subpoena if Mueller report and evidence not turned over to Congress

House Democrats, anxious about how President Donald Trump’s Justice Department will handle the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s findings, are demanding the full report and underlying evidence be publicly released and are warning they may use their subpoena power to get the information. On a conference call with members Saturday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi…MORE