Andrew McCabe, who had stepped down from his post as FBI deputy director earlier this year but remained an employee, called his dismissal a part of the Trump administration’s “ongoing war on the FBI and the efforts of the Special Counsel investigation.” President Trump fired off a late-night celebratory tweet: “Andrew McCabe FIRED … A great day for Democracy.”
The Florida Department of Transportation released the transcript of a message from an engineer that the agency got Tuesday but did not retrieve until Friday. “Calling to, uh, share with you some information about the FIU pedestrian bridge and some cracking that’s been observed,” it said.
Michael Cohen made the claim in papers filed in federal court. Before the 2016 election, Cohen formed a limited liability corporation to strike the nondisclosure agreement with the porn actress over an alleged affair with Donald Trump.
The Maryland Baltimore County Retrievers became the first team to beat a No. 1 seed in the first round, and they did it with authority, beating the tournament’s top overall seed by 20 points. No. 16 seeds are now 1-135 in NCAA tournament history.
After a December phone call with King Salman, according to U.S. officials, President Trump believed he had a deal that would help rebuild and stabilize the parts of Syria that the U.S. military and its local allies have liberated from the Islamic State.
Muhammad Sanusi II is, by some measures, the most important traditional leader in West Africa. But in a country of pop stars, oil tycoons and cutthroat politicians, his reign has become a litmus test for the relevance of Nigeria’s tribal and religious chiefs. Is the man on Kano’s velvet throne an expensive anachronism?
The tax law inadvertently helped farm co-operatives over traditional businesses. But Democrats, who were shut out of the tax law process, now don't want to cooperate unless they get something in return.
It is unclear if the 1991 felony conviction of Lebanese American businessman George Nader figures into his agreement to assist special counsel Robert S. Mueller III. But the case raises questions about access he had to top Trump White House officials.