By DESMOND BUTLER and CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 05/23 — President Donald Trump is increasing the pressure on the Justice Department, declining to say whether he has confidence in Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein after the White House negotiated rare access to classified documents for Trump’s congressional allies.
By ANNE FLAHERTY, CATHERINE LUCEY and JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 05/19 — President Donald Trump accused the Justice Department of trying to frame him by planting a spy in his 2016 campaign — an allegation his own lawyer said might not be true.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) 05/15 — A former George Washington University police chief has been tapped to lead the city of Charlottesville’s police department after its previous chief departed in the aftermath of a white nationalist rally.Charlottesville City Manager Maurice Jones announced Tuesday at a news conference that he had recommended RaShall M.Read more »
By DAVID JORDAN, Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 05/09 — The Vermont Legislature has approved a bill making it illegal to take “substantial steps” to threaten to kill or kidnap groups of people,
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 05/10— One of the largest public pension funds in the nation voted Wednesday to use its financial might to pressure gun retailers across the country to stop selling military-style assault weapons and accessories like rapid-fire “bump stocks”
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) 05/12 — Oklahoma’s Republican Governor Mary Fallin vetoed a bill that would have allowed adults to carry handguns without a permit and signed another that permits religious organizations to exclude same sex couples from adoptions,Read more »
By ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) 04/28 — U.S. immigration lawyers are telling Central Americans in a caravan of asylum-seekers that traveled through Mexico to the border with San Diego that they face possible separation from their children and detention for many months.
By LISA RATHKE, Associated Press BARRE, Vt. (AP) 04/26 — Vermont’s stock-car-racing governor is questioning whether to race this season at a local speedway where many spectators are hunters after an outcry from gun owners over gun restriction legislation he signed.
By JONATHAN LEMIRE and CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 04/27 — President Donald Trump insists he “won’t be involved” in any attempt to interfere with the investigation into Russian election meddling — unless he changes his mind.
By TOM LoBIANCO and CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 04/27 — The Republican-led House intelligence committee on Friday officially declared the end of its Russia probe,
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 04/21 — The union that represents the deputies who responded to the Florida high school massacre is holding a no-confidence vote on the sheriff,
By MARY CLARE JALONICK, ERIC TUCKER and CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 04/20 — In a series of startlingly candid conversations, President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of a top adviser,
By CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 04/20 — Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, an outspoken supporter of Donald Trump since the early days of his campaign,
By CATHERINE LUCEY and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 04/16 — Former FBI Director James Comey says he thinks it’s possible the Russians have compromising information on President Donald Trump,
By AMY TAXIN, Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) 04/16 — More local governments in California are resisting the state’s efforts to resist the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown,
BY ERIC TUCKER and MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 04/14 — The Justice Department watchdog says fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe misled investigators over his role in a news media disclosure.
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 04/12 — U.S. District Judge Manuel Real issued a nationwide injunction Thursday barring the U.S. Justice Department from giving priority status for multimillion-dollar community policing grants to departments that agree to cooperate with immigration officials.
By CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 04/13 — President Donald Trump plans to pardon I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, a former top aide to Vice President Dick Cheney.
By CHAD DAY and JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 04/13 — Former FBI Director James Comey blasts President Donald Trump as unethical and “untethered to truth”
MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press 04/12 – The FBI agents who raided the offices of President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, sought records of his communications with the Trump campaign as part of what appeared to be an examination of his efforts to quell potentially damaging information about the candidate.