• White House counsel criticizes House probe

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House counsel has sent a letter to the House Judiciary Committee chairman, harshly criticizing an investigation into President Donald Trump and rejecting sweeping document requests. Pat Cippillone sent the letter Tuesday. He suggests Democrats are seeking a "do-over" of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe.

  • White House counsel criticizes House probe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House sharply escalated its resistance to congressional attempts to investigate President Donald Trump , notifying the House Judiciary panel Wednesday that it would refuse to comply with sweeping requests for

  • White House escalates resistance to House probes

    WASHINGTON (AP) " The White House sharply escalated its resistance to congressional attempts to investigate President Donald Trump , notifying the House Judiciary panel Wednesday that it would refuse to comply with sweeping requests for documents and witness testimony while declaring that the legislative branch had no right to a "do-over" of the special counsel's Russia probe.White House counsel Pat Cippillone sent a 12-page letter to the committee chairman, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y. [

  • White House counsel criticizes House probe

    WASHINGTON (AP) " The White House counsel has sent a letter to the House Judiciary Committee chairman, harshly criticizing an investigation into President Donald Trump and rejecting sweeping document requests.Pat Cippillone sent the letter Tuesday. He suggests Democrats are seeking a "do-over" of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. He also questions whether the House probe is a "legitimate exercise of oversight authority" and says the White House will "resist the overbroad [

  • Trump to meet with Swiss president amid Iran tensions

    President Donald Trump on Thursday will meet with the president of the Swiss government in order to try to establish a channel with which he can speak to Iranians as tensions between the country and the U.S. heighten, according to a person familiar with ongoing discussions inside the White House.

  • The White House’s stonewalling on the Russia probe, by the numbers

    President Donald Trump may not have built a wall along the southwest border, but he’s been busy at work walling Congress off from the Russia probe. In a letter to House Judiciary Committee chair Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) on Wednesday, White House counsel Pat Cipollone seemed to call into question whether Congress has any constitutional authority [

  • US suspends all flights to Venezuela amid political turmoil

    The US suspended all flights to Venezuela on Wednesday amid political turmoil and violence in the South American country. The Department of Transportation ordered the halt as the Department of Homeland Security warned in a letter that “conditions in Venezuela threaten the safety and security of passengers, aircraft, and crew traveling to or from that

  • Swiss lawmakers delay vote on FIFA prosecutor's future

    Swiss lawmakers have postponed a vote on whether to re-elect attorney general Michael Lauber, who is facing a disciplinary inquiry into his handling of a sweeping investigation of FIFA

  • No more ‘do-over’ probes: White House claps back at Dem subpoenas

    A letter from White House counsel Pat Cipollone accuses House Judiciary Democrats of trying to "harass" Trump.

  • Swiss attorney general investigated over handling FIFA case

    Switzerland's attorney general is the subject of a disciplinary case related to his handling of a four-year investigation of FIFA that involves 25 criminal proceedings for financial wrongdoing

  • Swiss attorney general investigated over handling FIFA case

    Switzerland's attorney general is the subject of a disciplinary case related to his handling of a four-year investigation of FIFA that involves 25 criminal proceedings for financial wrongdoing

  • Swiss attorney general investigated over handling FIFA case

    BERN, Switzerland (AP) - Switzerland's attorney general is the subject of a disciplinary case related to his handling of a four-year investigation of FIFA that involves 25 criminal proceedings for financial wrongdoing. The federal office overseeing the work of chief prosecutor Michael Lauber said Friday it is examining possible violations