William P. Barr’s first days on the job have been marked by President Trump reviving his critiques of the Justice Department and his animosity toward investigations into his 2016 campaign and his conduct.
President Trump is said to have become more frustrated with Daniel Coats, the nation’s top intelligence official, over statements that Trump sees as undercutting his policy goals.
Three prominent members of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party said they would join an “Independent Group” formed by eight former Labour legislators.
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Analysis
Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III has not accused any Trump associate of illegally conspiring with the Russian effort to tilt the 2016 election. But the past 21 months have revealed numerous occasions on which people around President Trump sought Russian help to benefit him personally and politically.
The defamation lawsuit cites coverage of an encounter at the Lincoln Memorial that went viral in January, alleging that The Post “bullied” Nicholas Sandmann, 16, to embarrass the president.
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The Russian president also said the testing of a new nuclear-capable missile and drone is complete and that the weapons are ready for inclusion in the country's arsenal.
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Analysis
The president often flips economic statistics to demonstrate his economic prowess. His recent use of SNAP participation data is no different.
The commerce secretary — one of the wealthiest members of President Trump’s Cabinet — did not sell stock he held in a bank, despite reporting otherwise, ethics officials said.
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