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Cohen eludes Congress once more

by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/12/19, 01:24 pm

WASHINGTON—Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, delayed his testimony before Congress for a third time Tuesday, and time is running out for lawmakers to interview him before he goes to prison. He was scheduled to appear Tuesday at a closed-door hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee about Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election but canceled due to post-surgery medical needs.

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House committee announces new Trump inquiry

by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/07/19, 11:55 am

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump denounced House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., for opening a sweeping new investigation Wednesday into Trump’s foreign business dealings and finances. Undeterred from the president’s warning to Congress during his State of the Union address Tuesday to nix “ridiculous partisan investigations,” Schiff announced the new probe the next day. It will focus on the extent of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S.

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Stone pleads not guilty to Mueller’s charges

by Harvest Prude
Posted 1/29/19, 01:06 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump’s longtime adviser Roger Stone pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of making false statements, tampering with a witness, and obstructing special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Mueller’s office and the U.S. attorney in Washington, D.C., accuse Stone of lying to Congress about his communications with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange through intermediaries.

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