'Truth isn't truth': A look at the most notable quotes of 2018
Republicans cede control of the House to Democrats on January 3. The end of the 115th Congress marks an end to the GOP's approach to probing the 2016 presidential campaign, allegations of election interference, potential political bias at the FBI & Justice Department and inquiries into Hillary Clinton's emails. Come January, one can expect Democrats to take a different approach with their investigations. “There is popular demand for the Congress to request the President's tax returns,” said House Minority Leader and Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. “I'm sure the White House will resist. And so the question is, where do we go from there?” Republicans have paraded a series of witnesses
NEW YORK (AP) — The publishing world made headlines in 2018, and not always by design. A wave of best-sellers offered damaging accounts of Donald Trump's White House, a million-selling memoir by Michelle Obama had readers longing for the previous administration and a political thriller by former President Bill Clinton had some taking a closer look at a White House scandal from the 1990s. Meanwhile, some of the country's top writers were called out for sexual harassment and a Dystopian novel written in the 1980s seemed ever more timely.
Rudy Giuliani, Brett Kavanaugh, James Comey and Rosemarie Aquilina each land on the list of 2018's most notable quotations, which is compiled annually by Yale Law librarian Fred Shapiro and distributed by The Associated Press.
Nearly a year and a half after President Donald Trump fired him as FBI director, James Comey has re-emerged on the political stage. Comey's testimony to House investigators and vocal criticism of Trump have made him a consistently high-profile player in the drama surrounding the president's legal troubles. His appearances in the political spotlight and on Trump's Twitter feed are just a small part of his decades-long career. Former FBI Director James Comey has made regular appearances in the political spotlight since the 2016 election. From his high-profile firing to his testimony in Congress, Comey has managed to maintain his political relevance. Comey's tangles with Trump are the latest in
Former FBI Director James Comey has made regular appearances in the political spotlight since the 2016 election. From his high-profile firing to his testimony in Congress, Comey has managed to maintain his political relevance. Comey's tangles with Trump are the latest in a decades-long legal career alongside major players like the special counsel Robert Mueller. Originally inspired by a hostage situation, he ended up leading cases against New York's financial elite, chef Martha Stewart, and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Here's how Comey ended up where he is today.
Former FBI director James Comey admitted in a recent interview that he personally made the decision to send a pair of agents to interview President Trump's national security adviser Mike Flynn in 2017, and acknowledged the arrangement was not typical for dealing with a White House official. The new details about that fateful interview -- which led to criminal charges against Flynn -- come as a federal judge ordered Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team late Wednesday to turn over all the government's documents related to Flynn's questioning, ahead of sentencing. Asked to describe how two FBI agents ended up at the White House to interview Flynn in January 2017, Comey, speaking to MSNBC's Nicolle