Political corruption

President Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Grand Rapids, Mich., Thursday, March 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
March 29, 2019 - 5:56 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Presenting himself as both vindicated and vindictive, a fired-up President Donald Trump turned the findings of the Russia investigation into a political weapon at a Michigan rally that was part victory lap, part 2020 campaign push. Trump unleashed a fervent diatribe...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Grand Rapids, Mich., Thursday, March 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
March 28, 2019 - 8:39 pm
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Presenting himself as both vindicated and vindictive, a fired-up President Donald Trump on Thursday turned the findings of the Russia investigation into a political weapon at a Michigan rally that was part victory lap, part 2020 campaign push. Trump unleashed a fervent...
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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., pushes ahead with their oversight of the Trump administration at a hearing to examine to examine "Putin's Playbook," how the Russian government works to undermine its adversaries, especially the U.S., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 28, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 28, 2019 - 6:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel's Russia report (all times local): 7 p.m. Democrats are intensifying their demands for Robert Mueller's full report after learning the special counsel's Trump-Russia findings run to more than 300 pages. President Donald Trump,...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi heaps scorn on Attorney General William Barr, saying his letter about special counsel Robert Mueller's report was "condescending," after Barr concluded there was no evidence that President Donald Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated" with the Russian government to influence the 2016 election, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 28, 2019. Pelosi also defended House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, who faced calls Thursday from Republicans to resign over his comments that there was significant evidence the president and his associates conspired with Russia. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 28, 2019 - 6:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats intensified their demands for the Robert Mueller's full report Thursday after learning the special counsel's findings from his Trump-Russia investigation run to more than 300 pages, while President Donald Trump boasted of total exoneration based on a four-page summary by...
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In this March 20, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before leaving the White House in Washington. The end of the special counsel’s investigation sparked fresh speculation that Trump might pardon some of those charged in the probe. It’s also spawned a don’t-go-there chorus from a number of Trump’s closest advisers and GOP allies. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
March 28, 2019 - 6:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The end of the special counsel's investigation sparked fresh speculation that President Donald Trump might pardon some of those charged in the probe. It's also spawned a don't-go-there chorus from some of Trump's closest advisers and GOP allies. They're warning that pardons could...
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FILE - In this June 27, 2018, file photo, Arizona state Rep. David Stringer, R-Prescott, speaks at a community forum in Phoenix. Stringer resigned Wednesday, March 27, 2019, amid an ethics investigation of 1983 sex charges and his comments on race and immigration. The Prescott Republican lawmaker stepped down as he faced a 5 p.m. deadline to hand over documents demanded by the House Ethics Committee. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
March 27, 2019 - 8:31 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Rep. David Stringer resigned Wednesday amid an ethics investigation of 1983 sex charges and his comments on race and immigration. The Prescott Republican lawmaker stepped down as he faced a 5 p.m. deadline to hand over documents demanded by the House Ethics Committee. Earlier...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2018, file photo, Rob Goldstone poses for photographs, in New York. Goldstone, who brokered a meeting between the Trump campaign and a Russian lawyer, says Robert Mueller’s Russia probe wasn’t a “witch hunt.” (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
March 27, 2019 - 6:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The music publicist who brokered a meeting between the Trump campaign and a Russian lawyer says Robert Mueller's Russia probe wasn't a "witch hunt." Rob Goldstone, who requested the lawyer's meeting with Donald Trump Jr. and other senior campaign officials in June 2016, has been...
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Attorney General William Barr leaves his McLean, Va., home on Monday, March 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)
March 27, 2019 - 3:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel's Russia investigation (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Attorney General William Barr says he hopes to release special counsel Robert Mueller's report to Congress in April. That's according to South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, who told...
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President Donald Trump accompanied by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., left, and Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., right, arrives for a Senate Republican policy lunch on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 27, 2019 - 12:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has told the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee that he's combing through special counsel Robert Mueller's report, removing information that can't be legally disclosed in hopes of releasing it to Congress in April. South Carolina Sen. Lindsey...
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March 27, 2019 - 11:50 am
CHICAGO (AP) — In a story March 26 about Chicago's police superintendent and mayor being angered by prosecutors' surprise decision to drop charges against Jussie Smollett, The Associated Press reported an incorrect age for Laquan McDonald, who was fatally shot by a Chicago police officer. He was 17...
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