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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Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions jokes about getting ‘pink slip’

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at the U.S. Marshal Service's Director's Honorary Awards ceremony in Washington, on Nov. 1, 2018. (Photo: Jim Watson, AFP/Getty Images) Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions made light of his recent ouster during an address to Illinois law enforcement officials Wednesday night and joked about being given a “pink slip.”  “Well, a lot has changed since my […]

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Ex-New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman faces no criminal charges in physical abuse probe

Schneiderman horror used against Trump New York AG quit over alleged abuse. Former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has escaped criminal charges after being accused of physically abusing several women, after a six-month investigation said the statute of limitations prevented any form of prosecution. Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas, who was appointed to probe the allegations of Schneiderman threatening, […]

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns at Trump's request

Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has resigned at the request of President Trump. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned from his post with the Trump administration on Wednesday, at what he said was the request of President Trump. Continue Reading Below “At your request, I am submitting my resignation,” Sessions wrote in a memo. “Since […]

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Jason Chaffetz: Attorney General Sessions needs to go – Here’s why Trump needs to show him the door

FILE – Dec. 15, 2017: President Donald Trump, left, sits with Attorney General Jeff Sessions during the FBI National Academy graduation ceremony in Quantico, Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) The damage was done more than a year ago. But the bill is just now coming due. With the refusal of Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson last week to […]

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