The House Intelligence Committee can vote Fri to in public release dozens of transcripts of interviews conducted in its currently defunct Russia investigation — as well as testimony of distinguished figures in President Donald Trump’s orbit.
The transcripts, from interviews primarily conducted between June 2017 and March 2018, include testimony from Donald Trump Junior., Jared Kushner, Hope Hicks, Roger Stone and alternative old Trump allies and associates, as well as his current campaign manager, Brad Parscale and former campaign leaders Corey Lewandowski and Steve Bannon. Trump’s old bodyguard Keith Schiller interviewed additionally.
As ordered by @POTUS: 5 former & current senior DOJ/FBI officials face both potential security clearance revocation and the public release of texts related to the Russia probe without redaction:
•Bruce Ohr (still at DOJ) pic.twitter.com/TV1GYMxCD0
— Fox News Research (@FoxNewsResearch) September 23, 2018
Christine Blasey Ford sexual assault
In the morning, an all-male panel of Republican senators hired an out of doors prosecuting attorney to try to select apart Christine Blasey Ford’s credibility live on national tv. They refused to subpoena Mark judge, the key witness, or launch the Federal Bureau of Investigation investigation Ford asked for. And after hearing her testimony, and judgment it credible, they merely ignored it.
In the afternoon, those same senators feted Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh, the person Christine Blasey Ford suspect of assaultive her. They stop the prosecutor they hired so as to give speech once speech lamenting the method he and his family have suffered.
They said they didn’t question that Christine Blasey Ford’s assault was real, however perhaps her memory was flawed; whoever had abused her, could she extremely be sure to mention it was Brett Kavanaugh? but Kavanaugh’s memory was beyond reproach. after calling in professional facilitate to cross-examine Christine Blasey Ford, they repeatedly apologized for distressing Brett Kavanaugh.
The American Bar Association is calling on the Senate Judiciary Committee to halt the consideration of President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh until an FBI investigation is completed into the sexual assault allegations that have roiled his nomination. pic.twitter.com/NqQIFr9YFg
— CNN Tonight (@CNNTonight) September 28, 2018
President Donald Trump’s tax returns
From Congress to the courts, Democrats are seeking to make the most efforts to bring President Donald Trump’s tax returns into public read, hoping the documents might shed fresh light on attainable conflicts of interest, foreign business deals and even the Russian efforts to interfere within the 2016 election.
Questions about Trump’s refusal to release his tax returns have followed the president from the campaign trail to the government office and reemerged in force last month August as a combine of President Donald Trump’s nearest former aides his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his former personal attorney Michael Cohen confronted serious tax fraud charges that will possible land each of them behind bars.
Then, we need to do some housecleaning. Just as Nixon’s abuses of power led to reforms, post-Trump all future presidential candidates should be required by law to release their tax returns. They also should not be exempt from ethics requirements and conflict-of-interest rules.
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) September 18, 2018
Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat who sponsored legislation last year to want all sitting presidents to release their most up-to-date three years of tax returns, says President Donald Trump’s tax returns are of vital public interest.
“Trump’s tax returns can deliver honest answers to key queries from the american public,” Wyden said.