Jonathan Ernst / Reuters Donald Trump and his longtime attorney Michael Cohen. President Donald Trump directed his longtime attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about negotiations to build a Trump Tower in Moscow, according to two federal law…
Wall Street Journal
– Jan 17, 3:00 AM
In early 2015, a man who runs a small technology company showed up at Trump Tower to collect $50,000 for having helped Michael Cohen, then Donald Trump's personal lawyer, try to rig online polls in his boss's favor before the presidential campaign.
On Monday, Dahlia Lithwick and I wrote an article in Slate arguing that the Senate should not confirm William Barr, Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general, merely to oust Matthew Whitaker, who is currently serving as acting attorney general.
The New York Times
– Jan 17, 3:05 AM
Describing Britain's calamitous exit from its Indian empire in 1947, the novelist Paul Scott wrote that in India the British “came to the end of themselves as they were” — that is, to the end of their exalted idea about…
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump responded Thursday to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's letter suggesting they reschedule his State of the Union address by informing Pelosi that an apparent trip she had planned to 'Brussels, Egypt, and…