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Judge orders Trump accounting firm to hand over records to Congress
Posted on May 20, 2019 at 9:27 pm

A federal district judge has told the accounting firm Mazars it will need to turn over Donald Trump's accounting records from before he was President to the Democratic-control House Oversight Committee. […]

READ: Judge Amit Mehta's opinion in Trump's subpoena case
Posted on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

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Who is Amit Mehta, the judge overseeing the standoff over Trump's financial records?
Posted on May 10, 2019 at 2:07 am

One man's name can be expected to pop up more frequently as the battle between President Donald Trump and lawmakers takes to the courts: Judge Amit Mehta. […]

White House directs former counsel Don McGahn not to testify before House panel
Posted on May 20, 2019 at 10:50 pm

The White House is expected to block former White House counsel Don McGahn's testimony to the House Judiciary Committee as soon as Monday, according to a source familiar with the matter. […]

The Point: Why Don McGahn needs to testify
Posted on May 20, 2019 at 9:21 pm

On Monday afternoon, as expected, the White House blocked former White House counsel Don McGahn from testifying on Capitol Hill about his time working for President Donald Trump -- and what he told special counsel Robert Mueller about it. […]

Amash continues Trump criticism in fresh tweetstorm
Posted on May 20, 2019 at 10:25 pm

Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash will face a primary challenge in 2020 after saying that he believes President Donald Trump engaged in impeachable conduct. […]

Prosecutors examining tens of thousands of Trump inauguration documents
Posted on May 20, 2019 at 5:01 pm

Federal prosecutors in New York are scrutinizing tens of thousands of documents relating to Donald Trump's inauguration in a sign that the investigation into the committee's finances is advancing. […]

Supreme Court declines to overturn ban on corporate contributions to candidates
Posted on May 20, 2019 at 3:59 pm

The US Supreme Court on Monday refused to take up a case that would have given businesses the right to contribute money directly to candidates. […]

Democrats say some GOP members "twist" Iran intel
Posted on May 20, 2019 at 10:43 pm

As the Trump administration prepares to brief lawmakers Tuesday on the threat posed by Iran, Democrats are charging that Republicans are misrepresenting intelligence to make the danger from Tehran seem more dire than it actually is. […]

House committee votes to release transcript of Michael Cohen interviews
Posted on May 20, 2019 at 11:01 pm

The House Intelligence Committee on Monday released a transcript of roughly 15 hours of closed-door testimony from President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen. […]

McConnell unveils bill to combat youth tobacco use by raising purchase age to 21
Posted on May 20, 2019 at 9:59 pm

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell formally introduced legislation Monday to raise to 21 the age for buying tobacco and e-cigarettes, a move designed to combat the health effects of tobacco addiction across the country and help his home state of Kentucky move off production of the crop that has sagged in popularity for decades. […]

Iranian official slams Trump's 'crazy' mixed messages
Posted on May 20, 2019 at 10:15 pm

President Donald Trump is a "crazy president" whose threats against Tehran aren't going to work, a senior Iranian official said Monday, adding that if the President wants to talk, he'll not only have to show some respect, but come up with a consistent message. […]

Father of slain CIA officer calls for investigation of comments by 'American Taliban' fighter ahead of release
Posted on May 20, 2019 at 8:03 pm

The father of a former CIA officer killed in Afghanistan in 2001 has formally petitioned for an investigation of extremist comments allegedly made in prison by American Taliban fighter John Walker Lindh, who is scheduled to be released later this week. […]

Analysis: Why Justin Amash is particularly vulnerable to a primary challenge
Posted on May 20, 2019 at 7:51 pm

Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash made news this weekend when he declared that President Donald Trump has "engaged in impeachable conduct." […]

Republican National Committee accepts $248K from Steve Wynn, accused of sexual misconduct
Posted on May 20, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Billionaire Steve Wynn left his casino empire and a top Republican National Committee spot last year, after allegations of sexual harassment and assault emerged. […]

The Point: Donald Trump's 'typewriter' theory of Twitter
Posted on May 20, 2019 at 6:57 pm

It's often very hard to figure out whether President Donald Trump has a theory of the case -- any case, really -- or is simply winging it. […]

The Point Don't fool yourself: No Republicans will line up behind Justin Amash on impeachment
Posted on May 20, 2019 at 2:59 pm

Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash's weekend tweets suggesting that President Donald Trump had committed "impeachable conduct" drew lots of headlines. The reason? Because he was a lone voice in the wilderness. And it's very, very likely to stay that way. […]

Gorsuch sides with liberals as Supreme Court rules in favor of Native American rights in Wyoming hunting case
Posted on May 20, 2019 at 10:15 pm

The US Supreme Court on Monday dealt a victory to a Wyoming Native American tribe, ruling that a 19th-century treaty between the tribe and the state did not expire when Wyoming became a state. […]

Analysis: GOP throws up impeachment shield around Trump
Posted on May 20, 2019 at 12:29 pm

Republicans are moving fast to squelch Justin Amash's rebellion against Donald Trump before his conclusion that the President "engaged in impeachable conduct" -- the first by a GOP lawmaker -- can gather momentum. […]