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White House Tells McGahn Not to Testify

Just one day before former White House Counsel Don McGahn was to testify before the House Judiciary Committee, the White House has instructed McGahn to defy the subpoena for his testimony. Current White House Counsel Pat Cipollone also wrote a letter today to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), saying in part, according to […]

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Trump Just Blasted Fox News in Latest Tirade

Apparently President Trump feels that Fox News is falling down on the job as his propagandist, since Trump just blasted Fox News in general and one Fox News host in particular. Trump’s complaint about Fox News, which he of course expressed on Twitter, is that they are “wasting airtime” by covering Democratic presidential contender Pete […]

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Trump Bank Account Transactions Set Off Illegal Activity Alert

After Deutsche Bank’s computer system flagged multiple Trump-associated transactions as potentially illegal, anti-money laundering personnel recommended those transactions be sent on suspicious activity reports to the Treasury Department. However, bank executives overruled those recommendations so that the reports were never filed. The flagged transactions in question, which were conducted in 2016 and 2017, were related […]

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Trump’s Threat of Auto Tariffs Rankles Allies, Threatens 700,000 U.S. Jobs

Japan’s largest automaker made the uncharacteristic move of publicly blasting the Trump administration for describing Japanese and E.U. car imports as a “national security threat” as a justification for potential tariffs that could also cost up to 700,000 U.S. jobs. Toyota Motor Corporation was responding to a statement from the Trump administration which said in […]