WASHINGTON – Taking a cue from a GOP ally, President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked a former senior Justice Department official appointed by a federal judge to review the FBI’s proposed wiretap application reforms in the wake of a critical ...Read More »
Judge denies Trump effort to stop columnist defamation suit
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has lost a bid to block an advice columnist’s lawsuit over his remarks that she lied in accusing him of rape. In a decision this week, a Manhattan judge declined to order a ...
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Trump gets woman’s suit delayed until New York’s top court weighs in
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump got a reprieve Tuesday in a former “Apprentice” contestant’s lawsuit over his response to her sexual assault allegations, when appeals judges gave him permission to appeal to New York’s highest court and put ...
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Trump’s plan to curb teen vaping exempts some flavors
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials will begin cracking down on most flavored e-cigarettes that are popular with underage teenagers, but their plan includes major exceptions that benefit vaping manufacturers, retailers and adults who use the nicotine-delivery devices. The Trump ...Read More »
Impeachment-related lawsuit by former Trump aide is declared moot
WASHINGTON – A federal judge Monday dismissed a lawsuit involving a former top national security aide to President Donald Trump after House Democrats said last month that they were no longer seeking to force the aide to testify in impeachment ...
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Trump is remaking the federal judiciary
WASHINGTON – After three years in office, President Donald Trump has remade the federal judiciary, ensuring a conservative tilt for decades and cementing his legacy no matter the outcome of November’s election. Trump nominees make up 1 in 4 U.S. ...
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Cuomo blocks more judges performing marriages, blames Trump
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s governor has vetoed a bill to allow out-of-state federal judges to perform marriages over his displeasure with President Trump’s appointments to the federal bench. Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a Friday veto message said he ...
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Lawsuit says Trump’s green-card rules show preference for ‘the wealthy and the white’
NEW YORK – Organizations critical of President Donald Trump’s immigration policies filed a broad lawsuit Thursday challenging new restrictions for green-card seekers who may need government help to pay for food and health care. The legal challenge amplifies similar litigation ...
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Trump impeached on charges of abuse of power, obstruction
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives, becoming only the third American chief executive to be formally charged under the Constitution’s ultimate remedy for high crimes and misdemeanors. The historic vote split along ...
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Justices to take up dispute over subpoenas for Trump records
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Friday it will hear President Donald Trump’s pleas to keep his tax, bank and financial records private, a major confrontation between the president and Congress that also could affect the 2020 presidential campaign. ...Read More »
Trump’s hotel in D.C. is at the center of anti-corruption, emoluments lawsuit
RICHMOND, Va. – Appeals court judges appeared divided Thursday about whether to take the extraordinary step of dismissing a novel lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of illegally profiting from foreign and state government visitors to his hotel in downtown Washington. ...
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House asks Supreme Court not to delay access to Trump’s financial records, citing threat to 2020 elections
WASHINGTON – Lawyers for Congress urged the Supreme Court on Wednesday not to delay House committees’ access to President Donald Trump’s financial records, saying the information could be crucial to investigating foreign involvement in American politics and legislative protections for ...Read More »