Brett Kavanaugh, now a Supreme Court nominee, wrote in a strikingly explicit 1998 memo that he was “strongly opposed” to giving then-President Bill Clinton any “break” in the independent counsel’s questioning about his sexual relationship with White House intern Monica Lewinsky, according to a newly released document.
The comments came a day after former CIA director John O. Brennan said he is willing to take the president to court to prevent other current and former officials from having their security clearances revoked.
The president also accused the special counsel’s team of trying to affect this year’s elections, further ramping up his rhetoric against the probe of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign.
A father and son escaped from a wildfire in Glacier National Park on Aug. 12 by driving through the flames. (Video: Justin Bilton; photo: AP)
“Dad, what if the car blows up?” Justin Bilton asked his father as they drove through Montana’s Glacier National Park. “We’re dead,” his father replied.
Officials declined to say what the 5-minute call was about. Records didn't show how many calls EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt received in the $43,000 soundproof booth, which was among the headaches that led to his resignation.
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The Federal Election Commission flagged Dowd’s donations among 180 cases of impermissible contributions to the president’s reelection committee.
“I believe it is through open dialogue and the exchanging of ideas that we have a real opportunity to learn from one another,” she said in a statement.
“You’re demonstrating a wildly outdated, anti-scientific and horribly inefficient way of using human energy. It’s like trying to launch us into our clean energy future (or into space) with a coal-fired steam engine,” she wrote in an open letter to the Tesla chief executive.
The six-woman, six-man panel is weighing 18 bank- and tax-fraud charges against President Trump’s former campaign chairman.
The president tweeted about his frustration with shipments of the synthetic drug through the international postal system, urging lawmakers to “END THIS NOW!” The Senate has not yet acted on the bill, with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) focusing on confirming judges and passing appropriations bills.
The latest tariff proposals, along with earlier levies on $50 billion in Chinese imports, would put special taxes on roughly half of everything that American businesses import from China.
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