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Justice Department releases nearly 400-page Mueller report

(WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General William Barr on Thursday morning was set to transmit a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's highly anticipated report on Russian meddling during the 2016 presidential campaign to members of Congress, making public for the first time substantial portions of the nearly 400-page document. The…... Read More

Democrats slam Justice Department over Mueller report release

(WASHINGTON) -- Democrats criticized the Justice Department's handling of special counsel Robert Mueller's 400-page report on the eve of its release, slamming plans to deliver it to Capitol Hill Thursday morning following a news conference from Attorney General William Barr."This is wrong," House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., said…... Read More

What the attorney general's words tell us about what's in the Mueller report

(WASHINGTON) -- As Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday did a final review of his redactions to special counsel Robert Mueller’s report before he releases it to the public on Thursday, his past words may provide clues about what he'll disclose.Much attention when the report is released will focus on…... Read More

Mueller report set for Thursday release: 5 things to watch

(WASHINGTON) -- Special counsel Robert Mueller has conducted his nearly two-year investigation shrouded in secrecy, choosing to speak through indictments and court records with few if any leaks despite intense national scrutiny.But on Thursday, the American people will finally have a chance to read Mueller’s findings for themselves. Here are…... Read More

'Unprecedented surge' of families coming to the border is 'overwhelming' immigration system, nonpartisan group says

(WASHINGTON) -- A newly released report by the nonpartisan Homeland Security Advisory Council found that there is an "unprecedented family unit (FMU) migration from Central America is overwhelming our border agencies and our immigration system."The report, released overnight, details the challenges facing families crossing the southern border. The Council "comprises…... Read More

Attorney general orders some asylum seekers to be held without bail

(WASHINGTON) -- As part of the Trump administration's effort to slow migrants from crossing the southern border, Attorney General William Barr has ordered that some of those claiming asylum should be denied bail, meaning they could be stuck behind bars for years, rather than days.Under previous policy, those who seek…... Read More

Trump goes after Sanders' taxes, Fox News appearance

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump, in a trio of tweets Tuesday evening, targeted Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential prospects, tax returns and his Fox News appearance the day before.The Vermont senator released 10 years of his tax returns Monday and called on Trump to do the same during a Fox News…... Read More

Overflow crowd forces Pete Buttigieg's rally in Iowa outside

(DES MOINES, Iowa) -- The momentum of presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg's campaign forced a Tuesday night rally outdoors in Des Moines, Iowa, to accommodate a much larger than expected crowd.The campaign expected about 50 people for its town hall at the gymnasium at Benjamin Franklin Junior High school in Des…... Read More

What we've learned from 2020 candidates' tax returns

(WASHINGTON) -- A handful of Democratic candidates for president have released at least 10 years of federal tax returns in an effort to promote transparency and create a contrast with President Donald Trump, who's refused to release his returns both as a candidate and as president.Here are some of the…... Read More

Veterans group calls for multi-agency investigation amidst 'suicide epidemic'

(WASHINGTON) -- A veterans group is calling for a multi-agency investigation into what they're calling a "suicide epidemic among veterans and service members," after three veterans killed themselves at Veterans Affairs facilities in the span of five days this month.American Veterans (AMVETS), asked the inspectors general of the VA, Department…... Read More

Trump vetoes resolution to end US involvement in Yemen

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has vetoed a resolution to stop U.S. military assistance to the Saudi- and Emirati-led campaign in Yemen.In issuing the veto, Trump said, "This resolution is an unnecessary, dangerous attempt to weaken my constitutional authorities." Earlier this month, Congress passed the War Powers Resolution to stop…... Read More