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Was Sacked Prosecutor on Trump's Trail?

March 13, 2017

Did President Trump fire Preet Bharara, the federal prosecutor with jurisdiction over the President’s Manhattan residence, to head off a potential corruption investigation? Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings believes it’s possible.

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Sessions' Lies Trigger Calls for His Resignation

March 2, 2017

The walls are closing in on Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Wednesday night’s news that Sessions met twice last year with Sergey Kislyak, Russia’s ambassador to the U.S., but didn’t mention it when senators asked him about contacts between the Russian government and the Trump campaign, has Democrats and non-partisan groups – including Common Cause – demanding Sessions’ resignation.

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