Court ruling could throw impeachment timeline into disarray

Charles Kupperman. (Photo: Embassy of Poland) WASHINGTON — Even as House Democrats on Thursday ratified an impeachment resolution against President Trump, a federal judge has potentially slowed the brisk pace of the inquiry by declining to rule on whether a key … Read More

With new Justice official, fate of Russia probe in question

Jeff Sessions returns to his home in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Sessions was pushed out Wednesday as Attorney General after enduring more than a year of blistering and personal attacks from President Donald Trump over his recusal from the … Read More

Migrants traveling to US sue Trump, government; claim violation of constitutional rights

Migrants hitch rides in the back of trucks as the thousands-strong caravan of Central Americans hoping to reach the U.S. border moves onward from Juchitan, Oaxaca state, Mexico, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. (Associated Press) A dozen migrants traveling by foot from … Read More

After a week of walkbacks, Trump returns to Russia doubting

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President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport, in Morristown, N.J., Sunday, July 22, 2018, en route to Washington after staying at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) — Capping a week … Read More

Commentary: Justice Department to Comey: You sinned

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Blame Comey. That’s the main takeaway of the much-awaited Justice Departmentinspector general’s report on the Hillary Clinton email investigation. The report faulted former FBI Director James Comey both for saying in July 2016 that there were no grounds for a reasonable prosecutor to go … Read More

Trump’s opioid plan to take three-pronged approach, including death penalty for high-volume drug dealers

(CNN)President Donald Trump will roll out new plans to tackle the country’s opioid epidemic on Monday in New Hampshire, the White House said Sunday. The plan will include stiffer penalties for high-intensity drug traffickers, including the death penalty for some … Read More

‘We’re after leakers, not journalists’: DOJ defends crackdown on leaks of classified info

US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has said his office is to “respond appropriately” to the issue of increasing leaks in the US, and warned there is a possibility that reporters, not just their sources, might be held accountable. “We … Read More