Politics

IRS Analyst Charged In Cohen Bank Records Leak

(CNN) - An Internal Revenue Service analyst has been charged with disclosing confidential reports about the bank records of former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen. The records showed Cohen sought to profit from his closeness to the White House. The…

Report: Pentagon Gave $280K In Fraudulent Bonuses

(CNN) - The Pentagon found that tens of thousands of dollars were given to government employees without authorization. The Department of Defense outlined results of a two-year investigation Thursday. According to the report, Human Development Director Ellen Ardrey approved…

Justice Thomas: Reconsider 1964 Libel Case

(CNN) - Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas says the court should reconsider it's more than 50-year long stance on libel law. The Supreme Court decided not to take up the case of a woman who accused Bill Cosby of…

Rosenstein Expected To Leave Mid-March

(CNN) - Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is expected to step down from the department of justice around the middle of next month. That's according to a DOJ official. Rosenstein has had oversight of the Russia investigation and the…

U.S./North korea Discussing Exchanging Liaison Officers

(CNN) - The United States and North Korea appear to be trying to make a diplomatic breakthrough. Two sources with knowledge of the discussions say the two countries are talking about the possibility of exchanging liaison officers. Such a…

Supreme Court To Hear 2020 Census Case

(CNN) - The U.S. Supreme court added a case to its docket. The justices will hear a case this term involving the 2020 census. The Trump administration wants to add a question about citizenship to the form. A lower…

Senator: Let's Take Student Loan Payments From Paycheck

Jackson, MS (WLBT) - A U.S. Senator is proposing a plan that would have college graduates pay back student loans from their paychecks. Senator Lamar Alexander suggests loan payments should be automatically taken out of income, like taxes. He…

California Governor Redeploys National Guard Troops

(CNN) - California's governor is redeploying over 300 National Guard members. Gavin Newsom says he has stopped his earlier authorization to add more California National Guard to the border. Instead he will redeploy 360 troops from other operations to…

Poll: Biden, Sanders, Harris Top 2020 Contenders

(CNN) - A new poll shows recognition is the name of the game right now for the 2020 Democratic primary, except for one rising star. Numbers from the Monmouth University national poll find Joe Biden leading the pack with…

Trump Inaugural Committee Subpoenaed

(CNN) - Federal prosecutors in New York on Monday subpoenaed president Trump's Inaugural Committee. The Manhattan U.S. Attorney's Office is demanding the committee turn over documents related to donors, vendors and finances. That includes anything related to "the possibility…