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Lawmakers ask 4 big tech companies for documents in probe

Sep. 13, 2019 5:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers investigating the market dominance of Big Tech on Friday asked Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple for a broad range of documents, marking a step forward in Congress' bipartisan probe of the companies. Letters went out to the four companies from the leaders of the House Judiciary...

Is it impeachment if Speaker Pelosi doesn't say so?

Sep. 12, 2019 6:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bristling over the "I'' word, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stopped short Thursday of saying the House is ready to launch an impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump , even as Judiciary Committee Democrats set the stage to do just that. Pelosi has been a moderating force in her...

Rep. Collins raises hand for Isakson's Georgia Senate seat

Sep. 6, 2019 6:13 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The quiet maneuvering began almost immediately after Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson of Georgia announced he'd retire at year's end: name drops, phone calls, subtle and not-so-subtle pleas for support. Now, amid speculation over whom Gov. Brian Kemp might appoint to replace Isakson until a...

Georgia GOP Sen. Isakson to retire over health issues

Aug. 28, 2019 7:19 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson's announcement Wednesday that he will retire at year's end because of health problems instantly raised Georgia's status as a must-watch 2020 battleground by ensuring both of its Senate seats will be on the ballot. Isakson's pending departure after more than...

Questions swirl around Epstein's monitoring before suicide

Aug. 12, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — One of Jeffrey Epstein's two guards the night he hanged himself in his federal jail cell wasn't a regular correctional officer, according to people familiar with the detention center, which is now under scrutiny for what Attorney General William Barr on Monday called "serious...

The Latest: 1 of Epstein's guards not a corrections officer

Aug. 12, 2019 9:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the death of Jeffrey Epstein (all times local): 9:20 p.m. A person familiar with operations at the federal jail where Jeffrey Epstein killed himself says one of the two people guarding him the night he died wasn't a correctional officer. The person wasn't authorized to...

House Judiciary sues to force McGahn to testify

Aug. 7, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee took another step toward possible impeachment proceedings, filing a lawsuit in federal court on Wednesday aimed at forcing former White House counsel Donald McGahn to testify about his interactions with President Donald Trump. McGahn was a star witness in...

Correction: Trump-Russia Probe-What's Next story

Jul. 26, 2019 12:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story July 25 about the next steps after Robert Mueller's testimony, The Associated Press erroneously identified the leadership position of Rep. Kevin McCarthy. He is the House minority leader. A corrected version of the story is below: What comes after Mueller? Investigations,...

The Latest: House GOP says it's time to move on from probe

Jul. 24, 2019 10:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former special counsel Robert Mueller's congressional testimony on the Russia probe (all times local): 7:01 p.m. House Republicans say Robert Mueller's testimony Wednesday uncovered no meaningful new information and that it's time to move on. Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy...

The Latest: McConnell won't be watching Mueller testimony

Jul. 23, 2019 11:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional testimony by former special counsel Robert Mueller (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he doesn't intend to watch former special counsel Robert Mueller testify before Congress on Russia's interference in the 2016 election....