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WASHINGTON | The Latest: Former FBI chief Comey arrives on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the special counsel’s Russia investigation and President Donald Trump‘s views on it (all times local): 10 p.m. Former FBI Director James Comey has arrived on Capitol Hill for a closed-door interview with two House committees. House Republicans are questioning Comey on decisions made by the Justice Department during the 2016 … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Former FBI chief Comey arrives on Capitol Hill

NEW DELHI | Democratic House victory could echo from Moscow to Riyadh

NEW DELHI — The Democratic victory in the U.S. House of Representatives could echo from Moscow to Beijing to Riyadh, with empowered Democrats now able to launch new investigations into President Donald Trump‘s international business empire and his political dealings with the rest of the world. Overturning control of the House in Tuesday’s midterm elections … Continue reading NEW DELHI | Democratic House victory could echo from Moscow to Riyadh

WASHINGTON | Lawmakers postpone interview with Deputy AG Rosenstein

WASHINGTON — Two House committees are postponing a closed-door interview with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein that was expected to delve into reports that he discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump. Rosenstein was scheduled on Wednesday to meet with the top lawmakers on the House Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform panels. The meeting had … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Lawmakers postpone interview with Deputy AG Rosenstein

WASHINGTON | House committees to interview Rosenstein behind closed doors

WASHINGTON  — The top lawmakers on two House committees will interview Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein next week about reports that he had discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump. The announcement on Thursday that Rosenstein will sit for a transcribed interview Oct. 24 comes after weeks of negotiations over the meeting. The two Republican chairmen … Continue reading WASHINGTON | House committees to interview Rosenstein behind closed doors