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Where the investigations related to President Trump stand

Mar. 19, 2019 7:28 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at where the investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him: WHAT'S THIS ALL ABOUT? Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia and whether the president obstructed the investigation. Trump...

Defense seeks disclosure of Michael Flynn interviews

Mar. 15, 2019 11:58 AM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Defense lawyers for a one-time business partner of former national security adviser Michael Flynn say Flynn has lied so often that the government can't possibly have fulfilled its legal obligation to disclose all of his misstatements. At a hearing Friday in federal court in...

Missouri considers trimming impeachment after Greitens' case

Mar. 14, 2019 6:38 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Senate is backing an effort that could make it harder to impeach and oust top officials, less than a year after the state's governor resigned while facing potential impeachment. Senators behind the proposal say it isn't motivated by the case against former Republican...

US prosecutor concludes W.Va. Supreme Court corruption probe

Mar. 14, 2019 4:21 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A federal prosecutor has concluded a corruption investigation into the West Virginia Supreme Court. In a news release Thursday, U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart said he's "hopeful that the period of uncertainty and taint" of the state Supreme Court has ended. Former Supreme Court Justice...

Trump appreciates Pelosi's 'statement against impeachment'

Mar. 13, 2019 9:43 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (puh-LOH'-see) agree, at least for now: He shouldn't be impeached. Trump tweeted Wednesday he greatly appreciates Pelosi's "statement against impeachment" but says "everyone must remember the minor fact that I never did...

Despite differences, Dems stick with Pelosi on impeachment

Mar. 12, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are largely lining up behind House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her wait-and-see strategy on any impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. Moderate and even some of the most liberal House Democrats said they were supportive of the speaker after she told The Washington...

Activist Steyer continues impeachment push in South Carolina

Mar. 12, 2019 2:00 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Billionaire investor and Democratic activist Tom Steyer is bringing his call for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump back to South Carolina, a state he says has a special status in the conversation due to its early place on the presidential primary voting calendar....

Pelosi waves off impeachment, says it would divide country

Mar. 12, 2019 3:48 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is setting a high bar for impeachment of President Donald Trump, saying he is "just not worth it" even as some on her left flank clamor to start proceedings.  Pelosi said in an interview with The Washington Post that "I'm not for impeachment" of Trump....

Brazil's Bolsonaro under fire for misleading tweet on media

Mar. 11, 2019 8:01 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The tumultuous relationship between President Jair Bolsonaro and the media heated up Monday, after the far-right leader criticized a journalist who has written damaging pieces about the first family for one of Brazil's largest newspapers. Bolsonaro sent a misleading tweet Sunday night...

W.Va. Senate ask US Supreme Court to review impeachments

Mar. 11, 2019 6:48 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Senate joined the House of Delegates on Monday in seeking a U.S. Supreme Court review of a ruling that halted impeachment proceedings involving the state Supreme Court. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey filed a petition on the Senate's behalf, asking for...