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Census Case Judge Rejects Trump Plan to Switch Legal Team

A federal judge in New York on Tuesday rejected the Trump administration’s plan to switch legal teams in the census case, throwing another wrench into the government’s drive to overcome a Supreme Court ruling that blocked its plan to ask every U.S. household how many residents are citizens.The Justice Department announced on Sunday it was…


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Dow Ekes Out Gains Without Rate Cut as Defiant Powell Defends His Job

Published: 19/06/2019 16:05 EST. Journalist: By CCN Markets: The Dow Jones Industrial Average was meandering in and out of positive territory as investors digested a fascinating Federal Reserve meeting. In the end, stocks managed to hold onto gains, with the Dow closing at 26,504, up fractionally. By keeping rates on hold, Chairman Jerome Powell faced…


Judge Rejects Trump Request to Block Subpoena for Accounting Records

Judge Rejects Trump Request to Block Subpoena for Accounting Records

WASHINGTON—A federal judge ruled that President Trump can’t block a subpoena from a House committee seeking financial records from his longtime accounting firm, a blow to his efforts to head off Democratic congressional investigators.U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta, an appointee of President Obama, on Monday ruled House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D., Md.) was…


Republican Congressman Amash Says Trump Should Be Impeached

Republican Congressman Amash Says Trump Should Be Impeached

Republican Rep. Justin Amash, a vocal critic of Donald Trump, said the president had engaged in “impeachable conduct,” becoming the first GOP lawmaker to suggest Mr. Trump should be removed from office. In a lengthy series of tweets on Saturday, Mr. Amash said he had read the redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s 448-page…





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House Judiciary Committee votes to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress after marathon hearing

The House Judiciary Committee voted on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for refusing to hand over an unredacted copy of Robert Mueller’s final report on Russian interference. Barr provided a partially redacted copy to the public and made multiple attempts to allow certain Democrats to view the report at…


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The gloves are coming off in Congress as Democrats and Republicans fight over the Mueller report and impeachment

More and more Democrats are ramping up calls for impeachment and harsher punishments for top Trump officials. At the same time, Democratic leaders are trying to tamp down on calls for Trump’s impeachment and advocate a “go-slow” strategy. Republicans are saying the Mueller investigation’s conclusion that Trump campaign officials did not engage in a conspiracy…


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Former US deputy attorney general Yates said if Trump was not president, he would be indicted from details in Muller report

Former Justice Department head Sally Yates said that if Donald Trump were not president, he would have been indicted on obstruction charges in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. Speaking on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Yates said the Trump benefitted from department guidelines that a sitting president should not be indicted. Mueller’s report detailed several…