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House Oversight Committee says Michael Cohen will testify publicly on February 27

(CNN)The House Oversight Committee announced Wednesday that it has rescheduled Michael Cohen's public hearing for 10 a.m. on February 27. "I am pleased to announce that Michael Cohen's public testimony before the Oversight Committee is back on, despite efforts by some to intimidate his family member


Trump leaves timing of Mueller report release up to new attorney general

Even if special counsel Robert Mueller releases his report on the 2016 election as soon as next week, while President Donald Trump is over 8,000 miles away in Vietnam, the president doesn’t seem too concerned.


Merrimack Valley disaster has cost Columbia Gas more than $1 billion

The natural gas disaster that tore through the Merrimack Valley in September, killing a teenager and leaving another two dozen people injured, has cost Columbia Gas more than $1 billion, according to a financial report.


Washington Post: Climate skeptic may lead WH panel to study climate change and national security

Washington (CNN) — A climate change skeptic who once compared "demonization" of carbon dioxide to the treatment of Jews under Adolf Hitler may lead a proposed White House committee tasked with studying whether climate change poses a national security threat, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.


Traffic Cam ban passes Senate Committee. Will it become law this time?

Another attempt to ban automated traffic cameras has passed out of a Senate Committee in a bipartisan 9-5 vote which included two Republicans saying no and one Democrat saying yes. It will now go to the Senate floor and it is expected to pass.


Michael Cohen prison date pushed back to May 6

A judge in New York on Wednesday agreed to postpone by two months the date that President Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen has to surrender to authorities to serve his prison sentence.


GOP's Byrne to challenge Sen. Doug Jones of Alabama in 2020

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Republican Congressman Bradley Byrne of Alabama announced Wednesday that he will challenge U.S. Sen. Doug Jones in 2020 as the GOP tries to reclaim the high-profile seat previously held by Jeff Sessions.


NYT: Trump asked Whitaker if he could put prosecutor in charge of Cohen probe

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump asked then-acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker if a US attorney he appointed could oversee an investigation tied to himself after the US attorney in question had already recused himself from the probe, The New York Times reported Tuesday.


‘Desus & Mero’: The Bodega Boys Are Ready to Shake Up Late Night All Over Again

After leaving Viceland, “Desus & Mero” is getting a major upgrade when it premieres on Showtime Thursday night. Hosts Desus Nice and The Kid Mero, aka The Bodega Boys, aren’t sweating the transition though. “In the alternate universe, we are probably working at the bodega, stocking shelves,” said Me


Dems to introduce measure blocking Trump's emergency declaration

House Democrats are slated to introduce a privileged resolution as soon as Friday in an effort to stop President Trump 's national emergency declaration to build a barrier along the southern border, according to a Democratic aide.


Mike Pompeo says he's 'ruled out' Kansas Senate bid in 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appears to be ruling out a Kansas Senate race in 2020. Pompeo, who represented Kansas' 4th Congressional District from 2011 to 2017, says he'll serve as secretary of state as long as President Donald Trump wants him to.


Trump's former lawyer Cohen gets two-month delay to report to prison

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - 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, a court order released on Wednesday said.


Man Sentenced to 25 Years for 48 Pills

Police arrested James Caruso in a Sunrise parking lot for having a handful of hydrocodone pills. That was in 2002. Seventeen years later, he's still behind bars and has eight years left on his sentence.


Democrats investigate Flynn’s plan to transfer nuclear tech to Saudis

National Security Council whistleblowers tell House Democrats about Michael Flynn’s plan to transfer sensitive U.S. nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia. Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL), a member of the House Oversight Committee, joins Ali Velshi.


Judge delays Michael Cohen's prison date; former Trump 'fixer' recovering from surgery

President Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen will report for his prison sentence in May instead of next month after a federal judge approved the delay on Wednesday.


Michael Flynn under investigation for plan to give Saudi Arabia nuclear technology

The House Oversight Committee has launched a formal investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn for planning to give nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia, which may have violated the law.


Sen. King warns against dismissing intelligence director for disputing Trump

Washington (CNN)Independent Sen. Angus King on Tuesday warned against the possible dismissal of Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats for contradicting President Donald Trump during a congressional hearing.


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez identified the problem. Here's the solution

(CNN) — US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's withering viral takedown of just how easily deep-pocketed donors dominate politics was like watching a prosecutor lay into a campaign finance system that has no defense.


Rich Lowry: Ilhan Omar’s big lie

In a viral exchange at a congressional hearing last week, the new congresswoman from Minnesota, Ilhan Omar, who is quickly establishing herself as the most reprehensible member of the House Democratic freshman class despite stiff competition, launched into Elliott Abrams. She accused the former Reag


Steve King asks for Congressional Record correction over white supremacist quote

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) is asking for a correction to the Congressional Record's transcript of remarks he gave on the House floor last month in support of a resolution rebuking white nationalism, claiming that he was misquoted thanks to a punctuation error.