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House Oversight Chairman Demands Comey Memos

House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) has sent a letter to FBI Acting Director Andrew McGabe demanding memos by former FBI director James Comey about communications between him and President Trump. The letter came after a New York Times report that President Trump had said to Comey “I hope you […]


Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen to Retire

Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen has announced that she will retire from Congress at the end of her term. She broke the news in an interview with the Miami Herald. Ros-Lehtinen, who has served in Congress for thirty-eight years, is the dean of the Florida congressional delegation and was the first Cuban-American elected to Congress. […]

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Rod Rosenstein Appointed Deputy Attorney General

The United States Senate approved appointee Rod Rosenstein as Deputy Attorney General on Tuesday. The Senate voted 94-6 on Rosenstein’s appointment, making it an easy victory for the nominee. Rosenstein was Maryland’s top federal prosecutor for the last twelve years, and was appointed to the office of attorney under President […]


Representative Devin Nunes Steps Aside from Russian Investigation

Representative Devin Nunes (R-CA) has temporarily stepped aside from the House Intelligence Committee’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. The decision comes as a result of the House Ethics Committee opening a probe into Nunes and whether he improperly handled classified information. Nunes did not hold back in […]

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