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The Latest: Trump says White House to fight House subpoenas

Apr. 24, 2019 11:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and congressional investigations (all times local): 11:25 a.m. President Donald Trump says his White House will be "fighting all the subpoenas" issued by House Democrats in their investigations into his administration. Trump is criticizing those...

Former AG Sessions calls for moving past Mueller report

Apr. 24, 2019 9:47 PM EDT

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday said it is time to move past special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation and "get on with the business of America." Sessions urged confidence in the system during a lecture at Amherst College, a private liberal arts school...

Trump forms battle plan for post-Mueller probes: Just say no

Apr. 24, 2019 6:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just say no. As House Democrats ramp up their post-Mueller investigations into President Donald Trump, his strategy for responding is simple: Resist on every legal front. The administration is straining to hold off congressional investigators, including their efforts to obtain the...

High crimes, misdemeanors are impeachable and hard to define

Apr. 24, 2019 6:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took to Twitter Wednesday promising to fight any effort by House Democrats to impeach him for, in the Constitution's vague words, "high crimes and misdemeanors." Trump said that "not only are there no 'High Crimes and Misdemeanors,' there are no Crimes by me at...

Suddenly, Trump's team hearts the Mueller report

Apr. 24, 2019 4:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — After denouncing the special counsel's Russia investigation throughout its nearly two-year history, President Donald Trump greeted its conclusion with choice words: "the Crazy Mueller Report," ''written by 18 Angry Democrat Trump Haters," containing "total bullshit." Now, suddenly, the...

Former DHS head took up cyber despite White House aversion

Apr. 24, 2019 4:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top White House official told Kirstjen Nielsen, then Homeland Security secretary, not to bring up election security with President Donald Trump, steering her away from discussing a critical national security threat with a president who bristles at suggestions that Russian interference...

Gov. Baker: Mueller should testify before Congress on report

Apr. 24, 2019 2:14 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is urging members of Congress to give special counsel Robert Mueller a chance to testify on Capitol Hill before deciding whether to impeach President Donald Trump. The Republican Governor told reporters Wednesday that he hopes Mueller will testify before...

The Comey firing, as retold by the Mueller report

Apr. 23, 2019 10:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was seething. The FBI director, James Comey, had privately reassured him that he was not personally under investigation. But on May 3, 2017, when Comey was summoned to Capitol Hill to explain his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, he denied the...

Trump meets with Twitter CEO amid bias complaints

Apr. 23, 2019 6:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he had a "great meeting" Tuesday with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, hours after bashing the company and accusing it of not treating him well because he's a Republican. Trump uses Twitter extensively to get his message out, particularly since the release of special...

Tension emerges between Congress, 2020 Dems on impeachment

Apr. 23, 2019 5:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some top Democrats vying for the White House in 2020 are clamoring for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, but many of their congressional colleagues — who would have to manage such efforts — are far more wary. The same day House Speaker Nancy Pelosi...