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The Spot: After apparent snub, has Jared Polis regained this group’s trust? 22.2.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
In this week's politics newsletter, The Spot: Hickenlooper and Bennet are in Iowa, the sex education bill clears the House and politicos on the move to new jobs.
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Why there is no end in sight for Trump’s legal troubles — regardless of what Mueller does 21.2.2019 Raw Story

With special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe reportedly delivering a report to Attorney General William Barr as soon as next week, President Donald Trump may feel that if the report fails to implicate him directly in any specific wrongdoing, he will finally be out of the woods. But as former acting S...

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Critics say border wall could harm wildlife corridors and sensitive desert terrain 21.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The wall along the U.S.-Mexico border cuts across sensitive desert and mountainous terrain. But environmental regulations are waived for wall construction, raising concerns about long-term damage.
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Mueller Report Coming Soon? 21.2.2019 Outside the Beltway
Robert Mueller appears to be winding down his investigation and getting ready to submit a report to the Attorney General.
What Michael Cohen will discuss about his seedy past with Trump 21.2.2019 Raw Story

President Donald Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen has waffled on whether he will testify for Congress before he reports to prison for the crimes he’s pleaded guilty to — but on Wednesday, the House Oversight Committee confirmed that he will be appearing publicly at a hearing on Feb....

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LOL! CNN Preps Viewers for Likelihood Mueller Report Won’t Provide ‘All of the Answers We Want’ 21.2.2019 NewsBusters
It must have been a devastating day for CNN on Wednesday as their crime and justice team reported that the Mueller report could be turned over to Attorney General Bill Barr as early as next week, signaling an end to a story that the Jeffrey Zucker-led network has obsessed over for years. Appearing on CNN Right Now, crime and justice reporter Shimon Prokupecz must have drawn the short straw to be the bearer of bad news to Russia-obsessed liberals and anti-Trump Republicans that the Mueller report might not be all some thought it would turn out to ...
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Here are 7 things to know about CNN’s claim that Mueller’s report is coming soon 21.2.2019 Raw Story

Building upon rumors and other vague reports that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation may soon be coming to some sort of a close, CNN published a story Wednesday afternoon claiming that the Justice Department is preparing to receive a report from the former FBI director as early as...

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Trump administration is accused by Democrats of interfering in oversight of Education Department 21.2.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
Democrats suggested that the Trump administration tried to get rid of the Education Department’s acting inspector general, Sandra Bruce, for looking into Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ decision to reinstate an accreditor of for-profit colleges. This isn’t the first time the administration has been accused of not only violating norms in the administrative process of agencies, but […]
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Michael Cohen gets two-month delay to report to prison 20.2.2019 Raw Story

U.S. President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen will now report to federal prison on May 6 after a judge granted him a two-month delay to allow him to recover from a surgical procedure, according to a court filing on Wednesday. Cohen’s lawyers asked for a 60-day extension in a let...

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Cohen's Sentence Postponed for Surgery, Testimony 20.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Michael Cohen was headed to prison on March 6 to begin his three-year sentence for campaign finance violations, lying to Congress and tax and bank fraud.
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DOJ to announce end of Mueller investigation as early as next week: CNN 20.2.2019 Raw Story

Attorney General Bill Barr is reportedly preparing to release special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian collusion as early as next week, CNN reported Wednesday. People familiar with the Justice Department’s preparations told CNN that the new attorney general plans to submit the ...

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Morning Joe Fears McCabe ‘Railroaded,’ Suggests Investigation Into FBI IG 20.2.2019 NewsBusters
Midway through a nearly 40-minute discussion with fired Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe on Wednesday, the hosts of MSNBC’s Morning Joe finally asked the disgraced official about being fired from the Bureau for lying multiple times. However, as McCabe attacked the Inspector General report detailing his wrongdoing, anchor Joe Scarborough worried that the FBI chief turned media darling may have been “railroaded” by a conspiracy involving the Trump White ...
Top Trump Advisers Are Still Plotting a Dubious Nuclear Deal With the Saudis, Lawmakers Warn 20.2.2019 Mother Jones
Top advisers to President Donald Trump plotted to orchestrate a major US national security move—the transfer of sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia—and to potentially profit from the plan. That’s the takeaway from an interim staff report released on Tuesday by the House Oversight and Reform Committee, which announced a full-fledged investigation into the matter. The report, […]
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Congress Investigating Saudi Arabia Nuclear Deal 20.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The congressional memo raises questions about whether Trump is putting the financial interests of his allies ahead of national security.
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Trump officials tried to rush nuclear technology to Saudis, House panel finds 19.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Whistleblowers told the Oversight committee that efforts by some national security officials to try to transfer sensitive nuclear technology to the Saudi government potentially violated the law.
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House oversight committee finds Trump appointees work as nuclear shills for Saudi 19.2.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
A new report from the House Oversight and Reform Committee released on Tuesday shows that President Donald Trump’s appointees were working to sell nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia while also pushing to circumvent non-proliferation standards that would prevent the country from building nuclear weapons. The report follows a trail of money between Saudi Arabia and several people […]
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Trump aides ignored legal warnings in pushing reactor plan: Democratic report 19.2.2019 Raw Story

Top White House aides ignored repeated warnings they could be breaking the law as they worked with former U.S. officials and a close friend of President Donald Trump to advance a multi-billion-dollar plan to build nuclear reactors in the Middle East, Democratic lawmakers alleged in a report released...

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House launches probe of US nuclear plan in Saudi Arabia 19.2.2019 BBC: World
A government report says the US is rushing to transfer sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia.
This is why the public may never see a report from Mueller’s investigation 19.2.2019 Raw Story

Almost from the day of Robert Mueller’s appointment as special counsel, the media and the public have expected that his investigation will end with a report to either the Congress or the public or both. I’m a law school professor who teaches a course on the independent counsel, the predecessor of th...

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Facebook has behaved like 'digital gangsters,' U.K. Parliament report says 19.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
"The age of inadequate self-regulation must come to an end," says Damian Collins, chair of the committee behind the report, which is often scathing on Facebook's practices and corporate conduct.
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