Robert Mueller

'Do you think they'll get the president?': Kushner is reportedly worried as the Russia investigation heats up

• <b>White House senior adviser and President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is said to be increasingly worried about the size and scope of the Russia investigation.</b>• <b><br>Kushner reportedly asked a friend whether the probe would grow big enough to "get the president."</b>• <b><br>Trump is under investigation</b> …

Donald Trump

The Justice Department’s Top Investigators Are Circling Jared Kushner

A new report details just how interested special counsel Robert Mueller is in the First Son-in-Law.<p>It has been six months since news broke that investigators were looking into <b>Jared Kushner’s</b> meetings with foreign officials as part of their broad probe into whether the Trump campaign colluded with …

Donald Trump

Why did a DOJ official mysteriously resign before the Mueller charges?

A Democratic lawmaker wants to examine the abrupt resignation of a prominent Department of Justice official with connections to the special counsel’s …

Government

Kushner’s White House Role Was Significantly Reduced – But Not Fast Enough

In news that will shock no one, Jared Kushner is not going to rewrite all of America’s trade agreements, modernize technology throughout the federal …

Politics

Trumps Can Never Really Check Out of SoHo Hotel

Shady Russian guys, questionable funding sources and Robert Mueller. That's quite a guest list.<p>President Donald Trump and his children are abandoning the Trump SoHo Hotel, an epically misbegotten and mismanaged project in lower Manhattan that sullied the family's reputation even before it formally …

Donald Trump

Mueller Sets His Sights on the Kremlin's Favorite Congressman

Dana Rohrabacher is facing scrutiny from the special counsel and congressional lawmakers over his Russian ties.<p>Of the rotating cast of characters in the Russia saga, Congressman <b>Dana Rohrabacher’s</b> role is perhaps the most curious. Though he has no formal ties to <b>Donald Trump’s</b> campaign, the …

Russia

Judaism’s epistemic crisis

Social media is the Tower of Babel amplified.<p>Are we on the verge of an “epistemic crisis”? Vox Magazine’s David Roberts seems to think so – and it …

Opinion

How to Talk to Trump-Hating Millennials This Thankgiving

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, many freshmen college students will be heading home for the first time to confront their ignorant, racist …

Conservative View

Gary Cohn Faked a Bad Phone Connection to Shut Trump Up

When the president called in from Asia to talk tax reform, Cohn curtailed his rambling after just 15 minutes.<p>It’s no mystery why a former Goldman Sachs executive recently told me he is “embarrassed” for fellow Wall Street alum <b>Gary Cohn.</b> In recent months, the White House economic adviser has made a …

Donald Trump

The Noose Tightens Around Trump As Mike Flynn's Business Partner Is Being Investigated In Russia Probe

Bad news for Trump as Special Counsel Robert Mueller is now investigating business partners like Mike Flynn’s as part of the Russia investigation.<p>NBC …

Donald Trump

Russia Wanted Trump As President And It Got Him. Now What Does America Do?

Despite a year of his denials, the evidence of collusion between Donald Trump’s campaign and Russian intelligence is looking clearer.<p>WASHINGTON ― Russia’s tyrant works to help the Republican nominee win America’s presidential election.<p>Members of the nominee’s campaign know of the effort and try to …

News (U.S.)

Trump allies are accused of 'another desperate attempt' to discredit 'pee tape' dossier

Fusion GPS, the research firm that commissioned a dossier featuring explosive and salacious allegations over President Donald Trump’s links to …

Fusion GPS

Ex-Watergate prosecutor: 'Complete fantasy' Mueller probe will be done by January

Former Watergate prosecutor Nick Ackerman on Tuesday called claims that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in …

Ty Cobb

Rand Paul’s wife says he was unexpectedly ‘slammed’ by a ‘troubled’ neighbor. But that’s about all we know.

A United States senator was attacked at his home, allegedly by his neighbor 19 days ago, and we still have no idea why. The neighbor pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor assault. It's hard to overstate just how weird this story is, and how weirder it keeps getting.<p>To that point: On Wednesday, Sen. …

U.S. Politics

Investigators probing Kushner’s contacts with Israeli officials over bid to stop UN anti-settlement vote

Jared Kushner, left, meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv, Israel, Aug. 24, 2017. (Amos Ben Gershom/GPO)<p>(JTA) — U.S. special …

Jewish Culture

Whitman Yielding CEO Position At HPE To Technologist Neri

Meg Whitman, the CEO who led the split of Hewlitt Packard into two companies in 2015, is stepping down as president of Hewlett Packard Enterprise in …

Advertising Industry

US to probe Kushner’s relations with Israel

US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner is facing investigation for contact with senior Israeli officials in an …

Donald Trump

Kushner's finances and foreign contacts open him to Mueller's scrutiny

Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner’s failure to properly list foreign contacts on his national security clearance forms and his vast financial …

Donald Trump

Mueller Probes Kushner’s Contacts, More Top Stories

Readers: Capital Journal Daybreak won’t be published on Thursday. We wish all of you celebrating a happy Thanksgiving! We’ll be back with you on Friday. Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox. WSJ SCOOP: Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s investigators are …

Jared Kushner

December could be biggest month on Capitol Hill in years

December marks the end of the year -- and the end of the line for Congress.<p>The budget is set to expire December 8 and many Democrats are insisting …

Trump Administration

Inspector general must probe Trump's role in nullified CNN deal

The inspector general for the Department of Justice should investigate whether the Trump administration is applying unethical or illegal political …

Government

A former Republican attorney general says Jeff Sessions's war on marijuana is a waste of time

Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s apparent plans to prosecute medical marijuana distributors in states that have legalized it are a waste of time, …

Cannabis

Pelosi Wants Ethics Probe of John Conyers, Uber Paid Hackers to Hide Data Breach, Mugabe Resigns: A.M. Links

The Robert Mueller Trump-Russia investigation is reportedly looking into Jared Kushner this week.<p>Uber paid hackers $100,000 to keep a data breach …

John Conyers

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The Trump Organization is severing ties with the owner of the struggling Trump SoHo hotel, the New York Times reported Wednesday. It’s the latest in …

Liberal View

From glowing orbs to putting ‘America first’ with world leaders: Here are the most memorable photos from Trump’s wild first year in office

• <b>There have been many ups and downs since President Donald Trump took office in 2016.</b>• <b><br>Here are the most memorable moments and milestones from his first</b> …

HBCUs

Donna Brazile: 2016 'was not a legitimate election'

Former Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Donna Brazile on Tuesday called the 2016 presidential election illegitimate, and said it may have …

Elections

Manafort and Gates are sprung for holiday as bail talks drag on

Former Trump campaign officials Paul Manafort and Rick Gates are being sprung from home detention for the Thanksgiving holiday, but the decision …

European News

Wednesday's Morning Email: Upending The Internet: Inside The FCC Plan To End Net Neutrality

In a win for telecom.<p>TOP STORIES<p><i>(And want to get The Morning Email each weekday? Sign up here.)</i><p><b>The Morning Email will return Monday, Nov. 27, after the holiday! We wish you a wonderful Thanksgiving, and please know we are very thankful for each and every one of you!</b><p><b>INSIDE THE FCC’S PLAN TO REPEAL</b> …

News (U.S.)

Wednesday's Mini-Report, 11.22.17

Today’s edition of quick hits:<p>* Bijan Kian: “A former business associate of Michael Flynn has become a subject of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s …

Donald Trump

GOP rep: We need a ‘counter’ to Russian disinformation

“We’re not talking enough about disinformation and how we counter disinformation,” Hurd said in a recent interview in Capitol Hill office. “That is …

Russia