Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | PostedDec 10th - 7:11am
House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment Tuesday against President Donald Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress — pushing toward historic votes over charges he corrupted the U.S. election process and endangered national security in his dealings with Ukraine.
Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press | PostedDec 9th - 11:53pm
The FBI was justified in opening its investigation into ties between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia and did not act with political bias, the Justice Department's internal watchdog declared, undercutting President Donald Trump’s repeated claims that he has been the target of a “witch hunt.”
Colleen Long and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press | PostedDec 9th - 11:50pm
The Justice Department's internal watchdog released a report that found the FBI had a legitimate reason to open up one of the most politically sensitive investigations ever, the Russia probe that began in secret during Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign that eventually was taken over by special counsel Robert Mueller. But the report, issued Monday, also documented errors during the investigation that Trump and his supporters could seize on as vindication. It had been highly anticipated, in Washington anyway, but the conclusions were nuanced — and as so many other key moments over the past few years — that made it difficult for any side to claim total absolution.
Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | PostedDec 9th - 10:13pm
House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment Tuesday against President Donald Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress — pushing toward historic votes over charges he corrupted the U.S. election process and endangered national security.
The U.S. government across three White House administrations misled the public about failures in the Afghanistan war, often suggesting success where it didn't exist, according to documents obtained by The Washington Post.
Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press | PostedDec 9th - 2:33pm
collecting more than $50 million so far in 2019 — in part by tapping the resources of big donors. That's set him apart from Warren and Sen. Bernie Sanders, who have pleased the party's progressive base by rejecting traditional fundraising techniques and instead relying largely on small dollar donations.
The government on Monday defended a top Trump administration health official who sought a reimbursement from taxpayers of $47,000, reportedly including a $5,900 Ivanka Trump-brand pendant, for items stolen during a work-related trip.
Eric Tucker, Associated Press | PostedDec 9th - 1:23pm
A Justice Department inspector general report on the early days of the Russia investigation identified problems that are “unacceptable and unrepresentative of who we are as an institution,” FBI Director Chris Wray says in detailing changes the bureau plans to make in response.