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Dear Colleague: All Members Encouraged to Cosponsor Congressman Castro’s Privileged Resolution to Terminate President Trump’s Emergency Declaration - Speaker Nancy Pelosi

President Trump’s emergency declaration proclamation undermines the separation of powers and Congress’s power of the purse, a power exclusively reserved by the text of the Constitution to the first branch of government, the Legislative branch, a branch co-equal to the Executive.

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Federal Prosecutors Subpoena Trump's Inaugural Committee

The investigation is the latest in a series of criminal inquiries into Trump’s campaign and presidency. Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia and whether the president obstructed the investigation. In a separate case in New York, pros...



Judge upholds Dem subpoena for Trump financial records

A federal judge on Monday upheld a congressional subpoena seeking President Donald Trump’s financial records from an accounting firm, arguing that Congress is well within its rights to investigate potential illegal behavior by a president — even without launching a formal impeachment inquiry.<...

The Latest: Efforts to Influence Flynn?

The document says Flynn and his attorneys received communications from unidentified people connected to the administration and Congress that "could have affected both his willingness to cooperate and the completeness of that cooperation." Prosecutors say Flynn provided a voicemail recording of...

William Barr is abetting "most authoritarian President" Trump in "cover-up,' says Watergate journalist Carl Bernstein

Veteran journalist and author Carl Bernstein — part of the reporting team responsible for cracking the Watergate scandal — accused Attorney General William Barr on Sunday of abetting President Donald Trump in a “cover-up,” arguing that Trump is probably “the most authoritarian president” in th...



Police stop pursuing nearly 79,000 fugitives

Nationwide, police and prosecutors quietly told the FBI they had abandoned their pursuit of nearly 79,000 accused felons during the past year and a half, a USA TODAY investigation found. They have given up chasing people charged with armed robbery and raping children, usually without informing...

Trump To Meet With 'Chuck And Nancy.' Expectations Are Low

With a partial government shutdown on the horizon, President Trump and Democratic leaders are set to discuss border funding and other issues at the White House.

"Republicans still control the House, the Senate, and the White House, and they have the power to keep government open," Sena...

Mueller news: Michael Flynn sentencing memo expected Tuesday

It’s been a long year since Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn agreed to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation — and in that time, we’ve gotten no confirmation of what that cooperation entailed.

But on Tuesday, Mueller’s office is due to file...