Another prosecutor leaving Mueller’s team

Alex Wong/Getty Images A top Robert Mueller prosecutor who handled Michael Flynn’s guilty plea has left the special counsel’s office amid growing signs that the Russia investigation is nearing its end. Assistant U.S. Attorney Zainab Ahmad “has concluded her detail” under Mueller “but will continue to represent the office on specific pending matters that were […]

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Poll: 71 percent think economy is ‘good’

Richard Drew/AP Photo More than seven in 10 Americans believe the U.S. economy is in good shape, according to a new poll, likely contributing to a small bump in President Donald Trump’s approval rating. Seventy-one percent of those surveyed in the latest CNN Poll, published Monday, say the economy is “very” or “somewhat” good. Only […]

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Dems seek probe of ex-massage parlor owner who allegedly sought access to Trump

Zach Gibson/Getty Images A former massage parlor owner who reportedly arranged in a separate business access for clients to President Donald Trump should be investigated as a potential counterintelligence threat, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said Monday. The Democratic leaders endorsed the probe into Li “Cindy” Yang following a similar call […]

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Trump Says ISIS Is Defeated. Reality Says Otherwise.

Charles Lister is senior fellow at the Middle East Institute and author of The Syrian Jihad: Al-Qaeda, the Islamic State and the Evolution of an Insurgency. Just two weeks after President Donald Trump triumphantly declared the “100 percent” defeat of ISIS’s caliphate, his national security advisor, John Bolton, admitted on television that “the ISIS threat […]

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