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New Orleans begins takedown of Confederate-era monument

New Orleans begins takedown of Confederate-era monument

Robert E. Lee be brought down in broad daylight Friday. The Crescent City White League monument was taken down on April 24 and the Davis statue on May 11. Of the Confederate past, he said: "It's my history, but it's not my heritage". Just last week, Civil District Court Kern Reese denied a third request for preliminary injunction specifically confirming City's right to move Beauregard.



Comey was taken aback by Trump request for loyalty pledge

Not to mention Congress, which has its own investigations underway. "That is dangerously close to obstruction of justice". Trump earlier Friday issued a cryptic threat to Comey amid a flood of leaks to the media from the White House. Federal law and the law in NY state do not require both parties on a call to be aware that it was being recorded. Spicer, who kept his answers short during Friday's briefing and largely dodged specific questions about Trump's meeting with Comey, said he was ...


Trump claims witch hunt, says he's most hounded leader ever

Trump claims witch hunt, says he's most hounded leader ever

He did not offer any evidence of such acts in his reference to former Democratic President Barack Obama and former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Senate Minority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill. walks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 18, 2017, to attend a briefing of the full Senate by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein amid controversy over President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey.



Comey declines to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee

Senate, where Republicans have a majority. Trump abruptly fired former director James Comey on Tuesday after he allegedly requested more funding from the US Department of Justice to investigate purported Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election.


Will the Senate GOP End Obamacare or Stop the Train?

Will the Senate GOP End Obamacare or Stop the Train?

The agency said an earlier version of the Republican proposal would leave 24 million people without insurance in 10 years. One of Republicans' most consistent criticisms of the Affordable Care Act was the speed and lack of transparency that came with its passage.



House panel seeking documents about Comey ouster

On Capitol Hill however, some Republicans have begun siding with the many Democrats who are demanding an independent investigation to get to the bottom of a series of issues, including the Trump team's possible connections with Moscow. Learning the news less than a half hour before it was publicly announced, Trump dictated the statement that was soon released. In addition to the probe that Mueller will direct, the House of Representatives and the Senate are conducting separate investigations.