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WASHINGTON | Trump assails Mueller following Times report

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump pressed his criticism of special counsel Robert Mueller on Monday, accusing Mueller’s team of “enjoying ruining people’s lives” and “looking to impact the election.” Trump’s tweets followed a New York Times report that the White House general counsel, Don McGahn, has been cooperating extensively with the special counsel team investigating … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump assails Mueller following Times report

BRIDGEWATER, N.J | Trump says his White House counsel not a ‘RAT’ like Nixon’s

BRIDGEWATER, N.J— President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that his White House counsel isn’t a “RAT” like the Watergate-era White House attorney who turned on Richard Nixon, and he blasted the ongoing Russia investigation as “McCarthyism.” Trump, in a series of angry tweets, denounced a New York Times story that his White House counsel, Don McGahn, … Continue reading BRIDGEWATER, N.J | Trump says his White House counsel not a ‘RAT’ like Nixon’s

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. | Trump says WH lawyer McGahn isn’t ‘a John Dean type ‘RAT”

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — President Donald Trump is insisting that White House lawyer Don McGahn isn’t “a John Dean type ‘RAT.’” Trump in a series of Sunday morning tweets is responding to a New York Times story reporting that McGahn has given hours of testimony to the special counsel investigating Russian election meddling. Dean was White … Continue reading BRIDGEWATER, N.J. | Trump says WH lawyer McGahn isn’t ‘a John Dean type ‘RAT”

OAKLAND, Calif. | Judge set to sentence men in deadly Oakland warehouse fire

OAKLAND, Calif. — Two men who accepted a deal in exchange for each pleading no contest to 36 charges of involuntary manslaughter in connection with a California warehouse fire will likely be released from prison after serving just half their sentences. It’s typical for California prison inmates who keep a good disciplinary record to be … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | Judge set to sentence men in deadly Oakland warehouse fire

Haggis will not give sworn testimony in rape suit next week

LOS ANGELES/January 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —A scheduled deposition of Paul Haggis in a lawsuit in which the Oscar-winner is accused of rape will not go forward as planned next week. Attorneys for Haleigh Breest, a publicist who says he raped her in 2013, scheduled Haggis to give sworn testimony on Monday. But his attorney, Christine … Continue reading Haggis will not give sworn testimony in rape suit next week

Putin accuses US agencies of manipulating doping testimony

MOSCOW /December 14, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Russian President Vladimir Putin accused U.S. agencies of manipulating evidence from the main whistleblower on doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Putin said Thursday that former Moscow anti-doping laboratory director Grigory Rodchenkov — who is under witness protection after fleeing to the United States last year — is “under … Continue reading Putin accuses US agencies of manipulating doping testimony

The Latest: Sessions to provide amended testimony on Monday

WASHINGTON/March 3, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ talks with the Russian ambassador (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans on Monday to provide amended testimony regarding his contacts with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. during the presidential election. In a statement Friday, Justice Department spokesman Peter Carr … Continue reading The Latest: Sessions to provide amended testimony on Monday