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Does a little-known DOJ official have the ‘worst job in Washington’?

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Last week, on a rainy and bitterly cold night in Washington, D.C., a senior Trump administration official at the Justice Department, Stephen Boyd, trudged to a Capitol Hill bar to meet with a powerful Democrat’s top investigator.The meeting, described to ABC News by a Justice Department official, came after a dramatic…read more »

Trump attacks California’s ‘fast train’ after state leads lawsuit challenging national emergency

Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump attacked California and its plans for a high-speed train on Twitter Tuesday as he responded to a 16-state coalition’s lawsuit challenging his national emergency declaration.”As I predicted, 16 states, led mostly by Open Border Democrats and the Radical Left, have filed a lawsuit in, of course, the 9th…read more »

Ex-FBI official who targeted Trump: I will trust Mueller’s findings

Pete Marovich/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The former deputy director of the FBI, Andrew McCabe, said Tuesday that he “absolutely” will trust the conclusions ultimately reached by special counsel Robert Mueller, even if that means Mueller determines President Donald Trump hasn’t coordinated his actions with the Russian government.“I have total confidence in Director Mueller, and the…read more »

Whistleblowers sounded alarm about nuclear deal pushed by Trump advisers: Report

narvikk/iStock(WASHINGTON) — Multiple whistleblowers sounded alarms about a plan backed by close advisers to President Donald Trump to transfer sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia, according to a new report released by House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings on Tuesday.House Democrats, who have been examining the issue for months, said they plan to investigate whether…read more »

For defendants in special counsel’s probe, path to justice starts in Judge Amy Berman Jackson’s courtroom

Michał Chodyra/iStock(WASHINGTON) — When political showman Roger Stone flew from Florida to the nation’s capital last month to stand trial on charges of lying to federal investigators, he was directed to an increasingly familiar destination in the massive federal judicial complex in Washington: Courtroom 3, where Judge Amy Berman Jackson presides.Jackson has become a low-key…read more »

Roger Stone summoned to explain Instagram post about judge

ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A federal judge on Tuesday ordered political operative and former adviser to Donald Trump, Roger Stone, to explain his since-deleted Instagram post on Monday in which he slammed the judge and later issued an apology to her.Judge Amy Berman Jackson issued an order for Stone to return to U.S. District Court…read more »