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June 17, 2019 - 2:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is upholding a constitutional rule that allows state and federal governments to prosecute someone for the same crime. The court's 7-2 decision Monday preserves a long-standing rule that provides an exception to the Constitution's ban on trying someone twice for...
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June 06, 2019 - 11:52 am
By GARY PRUITT, Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday reaffirmed his staunch denial that his government meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, adding that Moscow has no intention of interfering in any future votes, either. Speaking in...
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May 30, 2019 - 1:40 pm
By DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump angrily assailed special counsel Robert Mueller's motives on Thursday, a day after Mueller bluntly rebuffed Trump's repeated claims that the Russia investigation had cleared him of committing a federal crime of obstruction...
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May 30, 2019 - 9:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the special counsel's Russia investigation (all times local): 8:37 a.m. President Donald Trump is muddying the waters over Russia's involvement in the 2016 election. Trump tweeted early Thursday that "I had nothing to do with Russia helping me to get elected." But he...
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May 29, 2019 - 9:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller will make his first public statement on the results of his nearly two-year long Russia investigation on Wednesday. That's according to the Justice Department, which said he would speak at 11 a.m. Mueller has not spoken publicly since he was appointed...
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May 24, 2019 - 3:16 pm
President Donald Trump ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General Bill Barr’s investigation into surveillance activities during the 2016 presidential election. Trump asked that officials cooperate with Barr’s investigation and authorized Barr to declassify any information...
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May 23, 2019 - 1:31 pm
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) claimed during a House panel hearing Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s strategy to resolve the Syrian conflict is taking “cues” from Russia, Turkey, and Israel, without acknowledging that the three countries stand on opposing sides of the issue. During a House Foreign...
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May 17, 2019 - 4:05 pm
By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Thursday that his panel will vote on "enforcement action" against Attorney General William Barr or the Justice Department next week, yet another escalation in the...
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May 16, 2019 - 3:24 pm
Former U.S. Attorney General Joe diGenova expressed optimism that “some of the people responsible” for using federal intelligence assets to surveil and subvert Donald Trump — as a presidential candidate and as president — “are going to go to prison,” offering his remarks in a Wednesday interview on...
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Jeff Katz
May 14, 2019 - 11:13 am
Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection efforts targeting the Trump campaign were "lawful and appropriate." John Durham, the U.S. attorney in Connecticut, will conduct the investigation...
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