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NEW YORK | Canseco makes pitch for chief of staff job in tweet to Trump

NEW YORK — Jose Canseco (kan-SAY’-koh) is ready to take a swing at politics. The former major league slugger has made his pitch for a big job at the White House, tweeting Wednesday to President Donald Trump: “u need a bash brother for Chief if (sic) Staff.” Canseco told his “little buddy” he has “a … Continue reading NEW YORK | Canseco makes pitch for chief of staff job in tweet to Trump

WASHINGTON | Comey makes deal over House subpoena, backs off legal fight

WASHINGTON — Former FBI Director James Comey has reached a deal to testify privately to the House Judiciary Committee, backing off his legal fight for an open hearing, his attorney said Sunday. Comey, whose lawyers went to court to challenge a congressional subpoena, said in a tweet that it was “hard to protect my rights … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Comey makes deal over House subpoena, backs off legal fight

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump’s ex-lawyer admits lying about Moscow deal

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Michael Cohen’s guilty plea to lying to Congress about work he did on a Trump real estate deal (all times local): 6:15 p.m. President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, has confessed that he lied to Congress about a Moscow real estate deal he pursued on Trump’s behalf during the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump’s ex-lawyer admits lying about Moscow deal

WASHINGTON | Trump’s ex-lawyer admits lies about Russian real estate deal

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, admitted Thursday he lied to Congress about a Moscow real estate deal he had pursued on Trump’s behalf during the heat of the 2016 Republican campaign. He said he did so to be consistent with Trump’s “political messaging.” Cohen’s guilty plea makes clear that prosecutors believe that … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump’s ex-lawyer admits lies about Russian real estate deal

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Giuliani calls Cohen ‘proven liar’ after plea

WASHINGTON— The Latest on Michael Cohen‘s guilty plea to lying to Congress about work he did on a Trump real estate deal (all times local): 11:50 a.m. President Donald Trump’s lawyer-spokesman is calling Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen a “proven liar” who is trying to get out of a lengthy prison sentence. Rudy Giuliani … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Giuliani calls Cohen ‘proven liar’ after plea