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New York governor opens door to criminal case against Trump Foundation

Thursday  00:15,   19 july 2018
reuters

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday opened the door to a possible criminal case against the Donald J. Trump Foundation with a statement from his counsel that Cuomo was prepared to provide a criminal referral if asked. "At Governor Cuomo's[...]
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Reporter who asked Trump if Russia was targeting US: He was answering me when he said 'no'

Thursday  00:10,   19 july 2018
thehill

The reporter who asked President Trump whether Russia is still seeking to meddle in U.S. elections asserted on Wednesday that the president was answering her directly when he said that it was not."Yes, he was looking directly at me when he[...]

White House reveals range of topics for Trump-Putin meeting

Wednesday  22:55,   18 july 2018
cnn

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Wednesday listed a number of topics that were included in President Donald Trump's private one-on-one meeting with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin. Sanders listed Syrian humanitarian aid,[...]

Schumer blasts Trump’s ‘pathetic’ walk back on Russia comments

Wednesday  22:55,   18 july 2018
thehill

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) blasted President Trump's attempt to clarify his Helsinki comments, adding that he was already "walking back the walk back." "President Trump's walk back performance was[...]

Rep. Jim Jordan reportedly named in new Ohio State wrestler lawsuit

Wednesday  22:31,   18 july 2018
rollcall

Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan was named in a new class-action lawsuit regarding allegations of sexual abuse at Ohio State University. The Republican congressman, who was an assistant wrestling coach at Ohio State from 1986 to 1994, is one of three former[...]

White House denies Trump said Russia no longer targeting U.S.

Wednesday  22:11,   18 july 2018
reuters

The White House denied that U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Russia was no longer targeting the United States, saying his answer "no" was about taking further questions not about potential interference in U.S. elections.[...]

RNC site selection committee votes to have Charlotte host 2020 convention: report

Wednesday  21:13,   18 july 2018
thehill

The Republican National Committee's (RNC) site selection committee reportedly voted on Wednesday in favor of Charlotte as the host city for the party's 2020 convention. WCNC in Charlotte reported that the subset of the RNC voted for [...]

Wife of former Trump adviser appears on Capitol Hill

Wednesday  19:41,   18 july 2018
msn

The wife of former Donald Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos has arrived on Capitol Hill to speak to Democrats on the House intelligence committee. Simona Mangiante is doing the interview Wednesday with Democrats who are frustrated by the[...]

Devin Nunes, House Intelligence Chairman, says Justice Department hoping 'Republicans will lose the House'

Wednesday  19:26,   18 july 2018
cnn

House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes blasted the Justice Department and the FBI for having "actively obstructed a congressional investigation" with what he sees as a political goal of waiting out Republican investigators. In an[...]

Dems Want Interpreter From Trump-Putin Meeting To Testify Before Congress

Wednesday  18:59,   18 july 2018
talkingpointsmemo

At least two Democrats have called for the interpreter, who assisted President Donald Trump during his one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, to testify before Congress. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Rep. Joe Kennedy (D-MA) have[...]

Democratic Leaders Urge ‘Present’ Vote on ICE Resolution

Wednesday  17:51,   18 july 2018
rollcall

House Democrats know Republicans are looking to divide their caucus by holding a vote Wednesday on a resolution that rejects calls to completely abolish the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. They say they aren’t going to play the[...]

Ex-White House stenographer: Trump is ‘lying to the American people’

Wednesday  17:35,   18 july 2018
thehill

A White House stenographer says she resigned over the Trump administration's lack of respect for her office after President Trump reduced the roles of the White House position. Becky Dorey-Stein, who worked as a stenographer for the White House[...]

Former CIA Chief: Russia Must Have Something On Trump

Wednesday  16:46,   18 july 2018
newsweek

Leon Panetta said the president appeared to be intimidated by the situation.A former CIA director believes the Russians must have a hold over president Donald Trump, given his recent behaviour towards Russian President Vladimir Putin during their[...]

Trump Helsinki Remarks Expose GOP Divide on Foreign Policy

Wednesday  15:34,   18 july 2018
rollcall

President Donald Trump’s much-maligned performance at Monday’s press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin has deepened the Republican Party’s divide between traditional security hawks who want to stand up to Russia and conservatives who[...]

Trump keeps up defense of Helsinki performance

Wednesday  15:34,   18 july 2018
cnn

President Donald Trump on Wednesday continued to defend his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a day after walking back his remarks in which he would not endorse US intelligence findings on Russian election meddling over Putin's[...]