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Cohen claims Trump lawyer shaped false statement to Congress

May. 20, 2019 9:02 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former fixer, Michael Cohen, told Congress it was Trump's personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawmakers that the negotiations for Trump Tower Moscow ended in January 2016, even though they continued for months after that. The House Intelligence...

Schiff: Amash criticism not enough to push Trump impeachment

May. 19, 2019 2:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Democrat said Sunday that Republican Rep. Justin Amash's sharp criticism of what he called President Donald Trump's "impeachable conduct" in the Russia investigation isn't enough to count as bipartisan support to launch impeachment proceedings. But House Intelligence Committee...

Step by step: Democrats play the long game against Trump

May. 18, 2019 12:31 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — First came the sternly worded letters. Then the subpoenas. Now the votes to hold Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress. As House Democrats plod ahead investigating President Donald Trump, against unprecedented stonewalling by the White House, they are pursuing a long-game...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

May. 17, 2019 8:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" —Reps. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, and Seth Moulton, D-Mass.; former Gov. John Hickenlooper, D-Colo. __ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" — Acting Homeland Security...

Trump sows confusion on Iran as tensions appear to ease

May. 17, 2019 4:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — It started with a surprise statement on a Sunday night that the U.S. was rushing military forces to counter alleged Iranian threats. What followed were two weeks of bombastic rhetoric and swells of fear and confusion over whether Washington and Tehran were lurching toward open conflict....

Schiff plans 'enforcement action' against DOJ over Mueller

May. 16, 2019 7:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Thursday that his panel will vote on "enforcement action" against Attorney General William Barr or the Justice Department next week, yet another escalation in the standoff between Congress and President Donald Trump's administration...

House intelligence panel seeks interviews with Trump lawyers

May. 14, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Intelligence Committee has called four lawyers linked to President Donald Trump and his family for interviews as part of an investigation into whether they tried to obstruct the panel's inquiry into Russian election interference. The panel sent letters to the four men in March...

Channeling maybe-yes, maybe-no Mueller: Speak, Bob, speak!

May. 12, 2019 7:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — See Bob investigate. Read Bob's report. Wait, Bob, what? For nearly two years, the nation watched and waited as special counsel Robert Mueller investigated President Donald Trump and his campaign for potential collusion with Russia and obstruction of justice. The release of a redacted...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

May. 11, 2019 3:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Sens. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Rand Paul, R-Ky.; Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif. __ NBC's "Meet the Press" — To be announced. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" — Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.; Sen. Michael Bennet,...

Trump lawyer Giuliani threatens, then abandons, Ukraine trip

May. 11, 2019 12:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats denounced a plan by President Donald Trump's personal attorney to push Ukraine to open investigations that he hopes could benefit Trump politically, saying it was an overt attempt to recruit foreign help to influence a U.S. election. But lawyer Rudy Giuliani has scrapped plans to...