New York attorney general investigates Trump business deals

New York's attorney general has opened a civil investigation into President Donald Trump's business dealings, taking action after his former lawyer told Congress he exaggerated his wealth to obtain loans. Continue Reading Below A person familiar with the inquiry said Attorney General Letitia James issued subpoenas Monday to Deutsche Bank and Investors Bank seeking records related to four Trump real […]

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Indiana Attorney General: A Black History month high note (and welcome respite from the Jussie Smollett saga)

Media’s Jussie Smollett debacle Why many embraced actor’s racial hoax. NBA legend Julius Erving – aka “Dr. J” – once said that respect is more important than popularity. In recent weeks, actor Jussie Smollett has boosted his name recognition worldwide by claiming he was attacked by two Trump supporters yelling racist and homophobic slurs. By pushing all the right buttons […]

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Likely attorney general Barr says he’s talked with Pence about Mueller probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pick for attorney general, William Barr, says Vice President Mike Pence is among the officials with whom he has discussed the special counsel’s Russia investigation. Barr said in written responses to Senate questions made available Monday that he and Pence have had occasional conversations since the spring of 2017 on matters including policy and […]

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Attorney general nominee Barr is ‘Mueller’s BFF,’ gripes pundit | Kudlow must explain to Trump that shutdown is hurting economy, says strategist

AG nominee Barr is ‘Mueller’s BFF,’ gripes pundit: William Barr, President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, has an “extremely close” relationship with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, and that has been “stunning news to many conservatives, who had hoped that Barr would rein in the out-of-control special counsel,” writes conservative Richard Manning in a Fox News op-ed. “I’m shaking my […]

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Attorney general nominee deserves a chance to make his case

President Donald Trump has certainly surrounded himself with plenty of incompetent and ethically challenged people. But in William Barr, he has nominated someone with a track record of integrity and experience to be the next attorney general. Such a person is badly needed at the Justice Department. Not only has Trump repeatedly debased law enforcement, his actions also have left many […]

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Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya charged with obstruction of justice in US court

Russian lawyer in Trump Tower meeting charged with obstruction of justice has past with Fusion GPS founder Glenn Simpson Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya is charged in federal court with obstruction of justice in connection to a civil money laundering and forfeiture case involving a Russian tax refund fraud scheme; Catherine Herridge explains the connection to Fusion GPS, the firm behind […]

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