New York state lawmakers on Friday introduced legislation to give the state's attorney general and other local prosecutors the power to bring criminal charges against people pardoned by U.S. President Donald Trump.
Earlier on Thursday, the Justice Department agreed to provide three House committees with copies of memos that were written by former FBI Director James Comey, a number of which were later obtained by the Associated Press. The DOJ answered the request from House Republicans as they continue to criticize the department and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and even threatened to subpoena the documents. A person familiar with the agreement told the AP on the condition of anonymity since the documents had not yet been sent to Congress. Previously DOJ officials allowed some lawmakers to view the memos but did not provide copies for the House committees. Assistant Attorney General Stephen...
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt, under fire from lawmakers for travel and security expenses, spent about $45,000 in government money to fly five people to Australia to prepare for a planned trip that was later canceled.
EMMANUEL Macron is being urged to renegotiate France’s Le Touquet border agreement with the UK, with far-left lawmakers saying the northern border town of Calais could not forever be Britain’s “border guard”.