Attorney General

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February 11, 2019 - 2:18 pm
Richmond, VA (AP) _ Some black clergy and community leaders say they forgive Gov. Ralph Northam for wearing blackface three decades ago and want to give him a second chance.   Eight leaders held a news conference on the steps of the state Capitol on Monday. Northam has resisted widespread calls for...
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February 06, 2019 - 5:55 pm
Richmond, VA _ Amid a seemingly endless array of scandalous revelations at the state capitol, Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox issued the following statement on Wednesday: “The last seven days have been tumultuous for our Commonwealth. The revelations against and admissions by the...
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January 15, 2019 - 8:18 am
by Michael Balsamo & Eric Tucker WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's attorney general nominee will have to navigate his confirmation hearing skillfully, emphasizing his support for Trump's policies while assuring Democrats he will act independently and won't interfere with the special...
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August 31, 2018 - 2:49 pm
By TOM McELROY , Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for President Donald Trump asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought against his charitable foundation by New York's attorney general, arguing that it was politically motivated. In the motion Thursday, Trump attorney Alan S. Futerfas argued...
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August 01, 2018 - 12:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump called Wednesday for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to put an end to special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, a day after Trump's former campaign chairman went on trial. Taking to Twitter to complain about the ongoing Russia investigation, Trump said...
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July 18, 2018 - 1:12 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia attorney general's office says a two-year investigation has led to the closure of six fox pens, enclosures in which wild foxes are contained and chased by hunting dogs. Attorney General Mark Herring's office told The Associated Press ahead of an official...
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July 09, 2018 - 1:28 pm
By BRIAN SLODYSKO , Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill defiantly rejected calls to resign on Monday, saying his name has been "dragged through the gutter," following allegations that he inappropriately touched a lawmaker and several female legislative staffers...
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June 14, 2018 - 1:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump Foundation says in a statement that a lawsuit filed against it by New York's attorney general is "politics at its very worst." The suit filed Thursday says President Donald Trump illegally used the charity to pay legal settlements related to his golf clubs, buy a painting...
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June 14, 2018 - 11:35 am
By JENNIFER PELTZ , Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's charitable foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign, New York's attorney general said Wednesday as she sued the charity, Trump and three of his children. The...
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May 08, 2018 - 4:24 pm
By COLLEEN LONG and JENNIFER PELTZ , Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Less than three months ago, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman went before the news cameras to announce a lawsuit accusing movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and his former studio of abusing and intimidating a multitude of...
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