Bill Burck told White House lawyers that Donald McGahn did not assert that President Trump engaged in any wrongdoing when he spoke to Robert S. Mueller III’s investigators, according to people with knowledge of the discussions.
Brett Kavanaugh, now a Supreme Court nominee, wrote in a strikingly explicit 1998 memo that he was “strongly opposed” to giving then-President Bill Clinton any “break” in the independent counsel’s questioning about his sexual relationship with White House intern Monica Lewinsky, according to a newly released document.
Three studies have found evidence that the threat of higher seas is undermining coastal property values, as home buyers — particularly investors — retreat to higher ground. “Sophisticated buyers ... demand a discount to bear the risk of future sea level rise,” one researcher said.
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Officials declined to say what the 5-minute call to the White House was about. Records didn't show how many calls EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt received in the soundproof booth, which was among the headaches that led to his resignation.
The surprising distance maintained by the four term-limited GOP governors from the Republicans seeking to replace them could prove to be a significant factor on Election Day.
According to allegations in an FBI affidavit, one of the men surveilled a Jewish center serving students in Chicago, while the other monitored the activities of American members of an Iranian opposition group in exile.
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Carol Hafner decided to seek the seat in Alaska after realizing incumbent Rep. Don Young, a Republican who has called climate change a “scam,” had been in office for decades.
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A rivalry between Beauty YouTube celebrities erupted into a scandal after one creator's fans uncovered racist tweets by several of his ex-friends.
Prosecutors aren’t buying the claims made by Christopher Lee Watts, who they said was having an affair with a co-worker. They have charged him with five counts of first-degree murder in the slayings of his wife and two young daughters.
Lupe Valdez, the Democratic nominee for Texas governor, cannot account for her firearm issued when she was Dallas County sheriff.
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