First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct

World / Politics May 19, 2019

First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct

U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president has engaged in impeachable behavior. Special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election reveals that Trump ...

In William Barr, Trump has found his champion and advocate

World / Politics May 18, 2019

In William Barr, Trump has found his champion and advocate

U.S. President Donald Trump could only be delighted to have his attorney general in El Salvador, dealing with his biggest issue: illegal immigration. Yet Barr did even better for his boss. In interviews from the Central American country, he's been offering cryptic comments suggesting ...

Trump and Putin discuss possible new nuclear accord, White House says

World May 4, 2019

Trump and Putin discuss possible new nuclear accord, White House says

U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke for more than an hour on Friday, discussing the possibility of a new nuclear accord, North Korean denuclearization, Ukraine and the political situation in Venezuela, the White House said. "Had a long and very good ...

Russian agent Maria Butina sentenced to 18 months in U.S.

World Apr 27, 2019

Russian agent Maria Butina sentenced to 18 months in U.S.

Maria Butina, the only Russian arrested and convicted in the three-year investigation of Moscow's interference in U.S. politics, was sentenced on Friday to 18 months in prison. The leader of a small Russian gun rights group, the 30-year-old Siberian native used her ties to the ...