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Supreme Court rejects foreign company’s bid to review Mueller subpoena

Supreme Court rejects foreign company’s bid to review Mueller subpoena

An unnamed foreign government-owned corporation will have to turn over information that was related to the special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation to federal prosecutors or continue to accrue escalating fines after the Supreme Court denied the company’s request to hear its appeal on Monday. The Supreme Court’s order marks the last stop for the company…MORE

Trump set to meet Netanyahu, providing boost ahead of Israeli elections

Trump set to meet Netanyahu, providing boost ahead of Israeli elections

President Donald Trump will provide Benjamin Netanyahu both temporary refuge from ongoing scandal and a de facto campaign venue at the White House when he hosts the embattled Israeli prime minister for talks Monday. The meeting, which was announced last week, comes as Netanyahu faces new allegations of corruption, which are piled on top of…MORE

Ex-aide says Trump will use Mueller report findings as a ‘political bludgeon’ in 2020

Ex-aide says Trump will use Mueller report findings as a ‘political bludgeon’ in 2020

Former White House aide Cliff Sims suggested Monday President Donald Trump may use the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report as a “political bludgeon” against Democratic presidential candidates. On Sunday, Attorney General William Barr said in a letter to Congress that Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election did not find that…MORE

US sails two ships through Taiwan Strait ahead of trade talks in Beijing

US sails two ships through Taiwan Strait ahead of trade talks in Beijing

The United States sailed two ships through the Taiwan Strait, Sunday, in an operation that comes as top officials from the Trump administration prepare to travel to Beijing for high-level trade talks. The US Navy destroyer, the USS Curtis Wilbur, and the US Coast Guard cutter, USCGC Bertholf, “conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit March…MORE

Emboldened: Trump’s presidency enters new era

Emboldened: Trump’s presidency enters new era

Donald Trump now has a chance to recast the story of his presidency. Just as he did on election night in 2016, the President has won a victory over the conventional wisdom of his critics, this time after special counsel Robert Mueller found there was no evidence that Trump had conspired with a hostile foreign…MORE

Boeing testing software changes to 737 MAX planes

Boeing testing software changes to 737 MAX planes

Pilots from the three American carriers that fly Boeing 737 MAX planes tested software changes developed by Boeing to a key stabilization system on Saturday, a person briefed on the tests said. The changes are intended to decrease the chances of triggering the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System, or MCAS, which is believed to have played…MORE

Republicans feel as vindicated as Democrats feel frustrated following Mueller’s findings

Republicans feel as vindicated as Democrats feel frustrated following Mueller’s findings

Congressional reaction to the summary of special counsel Robert Mueller’s findings Sunday unsurprisingly split along party lines as Republicans saw complete vindication and exoneration of President Donald Trump, while Democrats felt frustrated and demanded the full report and supporting documentation be sent to Capitol Hill, where investigations into the President continue. Democrats also complained about…MORE

Special counsel and DOJ deliberated seeking subpoena for Trump

Special counsel and DOJ deliberated seeking subpoena for Trump

The special counsel’s office deliberated at length with Justice Department officials about issuing a subpoena for President Donald Trump to be interviewed, but ultimately the decision was made not to move forward with such a significant investigative step, according to a source familiar with the matter. For months, Robert Mueller’s team had requested a sit-down…MORE

The Mueller probe ends, and the gloating begins in Moscow

The Mueller probe ends, and the gloating begins in Moscow

The Kremlin has yet to respond to the conclusions from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, but the gloating has already begun in Moscow. Attorney General William Barr said Sunday the special counsel’s investigation did not find President Donald Trump’s campaign or associates conspired with Russia. “In short, Russia did not elect Trump,” said Evgeny Popov,…MORE

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