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Nigel Farage's Name Keeps Coming Up in the Mueller Probe

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As the special counsel scrutinizes WikiLeaks, might the Bad Boys of Brexit be the missing link between Trumpworld and Russia?
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Jeff Flake threatens to block Trump's judicial nominees until Senate votes on bill to protect Mueller

Jeff Flake threatens to block Trump's judicial nominees until Senate votes on bill to protect Mueller

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Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake said he will not vote to advance President Trump's judicial nominees until Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell allows a floor vote on the legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller.
Flake, who is retiring at the end of the year, has previously called for voting on the bill.
McConnell has a large amount of nominees he would like to confirm by the time the 115th Congress disbands in December.
WASHINGTON - Republican Sen. Jeff Flake announced Wednesday that he will not vote to advance judicial nominees sent by President Donald Trump unless Senate Majority...
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Mueller delays sentencing for ex-Trump aide Gates over ongoing cooperation

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Special counsel Robert Mueller again pushed back the sentencing of former Donald Trump campaign deputy Rick Gates because the longtime GOP operative is still cooperating on "several ongoing investigations." The delay, laid out in a new one-page joint filing , stands in contrast to two other high-profile former Trump officials - Michael Flynn and Paul Manafort - who are moving toward sentencing after also pleading guilty and cooperating with the special counsel's probe. But in a Wednesday memo filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Circuit, attorneys for Mueller and...
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Bipartisan duo comes up short in attempt to force vote on Mueller protection bill

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A bipartisan effort to provide legal protections for special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation failed on the Senate floor Wednesday.
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Jeff Flake Tells Mitch McConnell No More Judges Until Mueller Is Protected

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Sen. Jeff Flake took a public stand and announced on the Senate floor that he would not vote for any Trump judicial nominees until Special Counsel Robert Mueller is protected.
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Mueller Gets Closer To Trump By Zeroing In On Russian Email Hack Participants

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller is zeroing in on people in Trump's orbit who may have participated in the Russian hack of DNC emails.
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'Outnumbered' on Proposed Legislation to 'Protect' Special Counsel Robert Mueller Probe

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The "Outnumbered" panel on Wednesday reacted to the latest developments related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe.
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Bipartisan Criminal Justice Bill Closer To Becoming Law After Senate Approval

Bipartisan Criminal Justice Bill Closer To Becoming Law After Senate Approval

The Senate voted in favor of legislation that would reduce sentences for some drug crimes and offer training programs for prisoners. (Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Read more ...

Senate Passes Criminal Justice Reform Bill

Senate Passes Criminal Justice Reform Bill

While it does not go as far as proponents would like, the bill is the most sweeping prison reform agreement that Congress has passed in decades. Read more ...

Nikki Haley Says U.S. Middle East Peace Plan Will Take ‘Advantage' Of Technology

Nikki Haley Says U.S. Middle East Peace Plan Will Take ‘Advantage' Of Technology

The outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the UN gave no details of exactly what was in the long-awaited plan to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Read more ...

Border Enforcement Head Should Resign Over Migrant Child Death, Rep. Castro Says

Border Enforcement Head Should Resign Over Migrant Child Death, Rep. Castro Says

“If I was the head of DHS, I would ask him to step down,” said U.S. Rep. Joaquín Castro of Texas. Read more ...

Judge orders Michael Flynn to surrender his passport while he waits to be...

Judge orders Michael Flynn to surrender his passport while he waits to be sentenced

US District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan has placed some travel restrictions on Michael Flynn as he waits to be sentenced for lying to the FBI. Starting on January 4, Flynn cannot... Read more ...

White House Appears To Pull Back From Government Shutdown Threat Over Wall

White House Appears To Pull Back From Government Shutdown Threat Over Wall

The fight over Trump's border wall has brought Congress to a familiar standoff just days before Christmas. Read more ...

Inside Trump's daily routine, which includes 3-4 hours of sleep, 'executive...

Inside Trump's daily routine, which includes 3-4 hours of sleep, 'executive time,' and no breakfast

President Donald Trump is set to depart the White House for two weeks of Christmas vacation later this week. Trump often mixes business with pleasure on his vacations, but... Read more ...

Justice Department Moves Forward With Trump's Bump Stock Ban

Justice Department Moves Forward With Trump's Bump Stock Ban

The president had called for the devices to be outlawed following several mass shootings. Read more ...

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Here Are The Advertisers Sticking With Tucker Carlson

Mitsubishi, John Deere and more have not cut ties with "Tucker Carlson Tonight," despite the host's insulting remarks about immigrants. Read more ...

Judges Dismiss All Ethics Complaints Against Brett Kavanaugh

Judges Dismiss All Ethics Complaints Against Brett Kavanaugh

The federal court panel said it lacked the jurisdiction to weigh in on the 83 complaints against the new Supreme Court justice. Read more ...