Judge rejects Stone's request to dismiss charges

Judge Rejects Stone's Request To Dismiss Charges

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Thursday denied longtime GOP operative Roger Stone's request to dismiss the charges against him, finding that Stone "has not identified any legal ground" to do so.

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Schumer: Ratcliffe picked for top intel position due to his 'blind loyalty' to Trump

Schumer: Ratcliffe Picked For Top Intel Position Due To His 'blind Loyalty' To Trump

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Sunday slammed Rep. John Ratcliffe's (R-Texas) expected nomination for director of national intelligence, calling

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More than 100 House Democrats have now called for impeachment proceedings against Trump

More Than 100 House Democrats Have Now Called For Impeachment Proceedings Against Trump

The threshold of more than 100 Democrats was crossed days after former special counsel Robert Mueller testified on Capitol Hill.

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'I promise you, you're wrong': Fox News' Wallace shuts down Mulvaney claim Mueller vindicated Trump

Mueller Didn't Clear Trump, Fox's Chris Wallace Tells Mick Mulvaney

President Donald Trump and many of congressional Republicans treated former special counsel Robert's Mueller's testimony last week before...

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Nadler: Mueller

Nadler: Mueller "broke The Lie" About Trump

House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler justified having Robert Mueller testify because he "broke the lie" on Trump.

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Cummings implores 'American people to pay attention to what's going on' after Mueller testimony

Cummings Implores 'American People To Pay Attention To What's Going On' After Mueller Testimony

House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) on Wednesday implored Americans to "pay attention to what's going on" following former special counsel Robert Mueller's marathon testimony before Congress.

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'Mitch McConnell is a Russian' trends after GOP senator blocks election security bills

'Mitch McConnell Is A Russian' Trends After GOP Senator Blocks Election Security Bills

The phrase "Mitch McConnell is a Russian" trended on Twitter early Saturday after the Senate majority leader repeatedly blocked election security legislation in recent days.

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Trump calls Baltimore a

In Attack On Elijah Cummings, Trump Calls Baltimore "disgusting, Rat And Rodent Infested Mess"

The big picture: This is the second time this month that Trump has attacked a black member of Congress. He earlier told Rep. Ilhan Omar a...

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Trump impeachment chances grow after bid to unseal grand jury evidence as president threatens Obama probe

Trump Impeachment Chances Grow After Bid To Unseal Grand Jury Evidence As President Threatens Obama Probe

Earlier this week Elijah Cummings, the House Oversight Committee chairman, was given the authority to subpoena White House officials in...

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McConnell under fire for burying election bills in 'legislative graveyard'

McConnell Under Fire For Burying Election Bills In 'legislative Graveyard'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is under fire from Democrats for repeatedly blocking election security legislation in recent days.

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Washington Post columnist accuses McConnell of doing 'Putin's bidding'

Washington Post Columnist Accuses McConnell Of Doing 'Putin's Bidding'

Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Friday after the GOP leader

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Why We're Moving Forward With Impeachment

Why We're Moving Forward With Impeachment

Our Constitution requires it. Our democracy depends on it.

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Raising Prospect of Impeaching Trump, House Seeks Mueller’s Grand Jury Secrets

Raising Prospect Of Impeaching Trump, House Seeks Mueller's Grand Jury Secrets

In a petition to the court that oversaw the special counsel's grand jury investigation, Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee say they need the information to weigh potential impeachment articles.

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Mueller made one thing clear: Republicans are a national security threat

Mueller Makes One Thing Clear: Republicans Are A National Security Threat

How did Republicans react to Robert Mueller's testimony? By lying, deflecting and blocking election security bills

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Mitch McConnell blocked 2 election security bills in the warning-packed 36 hours since Mueller's testimony

Mitch McConnell Blocked 2 Election Security Bills In The Warning-packed 36 Hours Since Mueller's Testimony

In the past 36 hours, former Special Counsel Robert Mueller emphasized that Russia is still working diligently to meddle in U.S. elections, FBI Director Christopher Wray warned that Russia and other foreign adversaries are finding new ways to exploit U.S. election vulnerabilities, and the Senate Intelligence Committee released a bipartisan report that found Russia had targeted all 50 states in 2016 and "top election vulnerabilities remained" in the 2018 elections and continue to this day, though progress has been made. In those same 36 hours, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has blocked two bills to shore up election security, one already passed by the House, calling them unnecessary reactions to a partisan Russia election meddling "conspiracy theory." McConnell, who also blocked an election security bill ahead of the 2018 elections, argued that the federal government is doing and spending enough to ensure election security. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) called congressional inaction a "disgrace" and slammed McConnell, reminding him of Mueller's warning that Russia is interfering in the 2020 election "as we sit here." Other Democrats were similarly critical of McConnell, notably Sen. Ron Wyden (Ore.), who wrote a Senate Intelligence Committee minority report urging more action. My opinion on pineapple pizza is Mitch McConnell and Donald Trump need to stop obstructing election security legislation https://t.co/lymKOUMlFU -- Ron Wyden (@RonWyden) July 25, 2019 But not only Wyden. The Senate Intelligence Committee encouraged states, which run elections, to "take urgent steps to replace outdated and vulnerable voting systems," specifically those with outdated software and the thousands of local election jurisdictions using machines that don't leave a paper trail to audit votes. "More money may be needed," the committee advised. Even if Congress acted now, it's not clear states could make the recommended substantial upgrades before the 2020 election, much less primary voting that begins in six months. Peter Weber

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GOP senator blocks election security legislation hours after Mueller warns of Russian interference

GOP Senator Blocks Election Security Legislation Hours After Mueller Warns Of Russian Interference

Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith of Mississippi on Wednesday blocked the advancement of a trio of bills aimed at strengthening election security just hours after former special counsel Robert Mueller warned of the continued threat that foreign powers interfering in US elections.

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Mueller’s testimony today proved Republicans now have greater loyalty to Trump than their country

Opinion: Mueller's Testimony Proved Republicans Now Have Greater Loyalty To Trump Than Their Country

President Trump has spent the last week questioning the patriotism of four congresswomen of colour. Today, his lack of patriotism was put...

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Mueller’s Job Is Done. Now Congress Must Launch An Impeachment Inquiry.

Mueller's Job Is Done. Now Congress Must Launch An Impeachment Inquiry.

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM's home for opinion and news analysis. After approximately seven hours of testimony on...

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The last minutes of Mueller’s testimony made the best case for the Russia investigation — “If you are lying about something that can be exposed, then you can be blackmailed,” Rep. Adam Schiff asked Mueller. His reply: “True.”

The Last Minutes Of Mueller's Testimony Made The Best Case For The Russia Investigation

"If you are lying about something that can be exposed, then you can be blackmailed," Rep. Adam Schiff asked Mueller. His reply: "True."

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Mueller: 'We believe' some Trump campaign officials deleted communications

Mueller: 'We Believe' Some Trump Campaign Officials Deleted Communications

Robert Mueller on Wednesday confirmed that he believes his investigation into Russian election interference was hampered by members of the Trump campaign deleting communications.

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