Rep. Devin Nunes

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Democratic congressional leaders on the House Ethics Committee are charged with intentionally dragging out an investigation into Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes in what multiple sources described as an attempt to influence the Intelligence Committee’s sensitive Russia probe and promote their own political careers, according to multiple sources who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon.

White House: Trump ‘Has Confidence’ in Sessions

President Donald Trump “has confidence” in Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the White House said Thursday, one day after Trump suggested that he should have picked someone else to lead the Department of Justice.

Grassley Threatens Trump Jr., Manafort With Subpoena if They Don’t Testify

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, on Thursday threatened President Donald Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., and his former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, with subpoenas if they do not appear before his committee next week for their scheduled appearance.

The Eight Best Moments from Donald Trump’s Interview with the New York Times

President Donald Trump swings a Marucci baseball bat in the Blue Room during a "Made in America" product showcase event at the White House

I don’t think I’ve ever read a presidential interview quite like the one Donald Trump gave to the New York Times yesterday. Going over the transcript, there were times when I thought I was reading a David Mamet play. (You can read the full thing here.)

Because speculating about the Russia investigation is this city’s favorite hobby, the rest of the media are following the Times’ lead of focusing on Trump’s remarks about Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, and special counsel Robert Mueller.

State Dept. Blames Israel for Terrorism, Claims Palestinians Rarely Incite Attacks

Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli security forces in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on July 19

The State Department is facing harsh criticism for claiming in an official report that Israel is to blame for terrorism attacks committed by Palestinians and accusing the Jewish state of being largely responsible for an impasse in peace negotiations, according to a leading member of Congress who is calling on the State Department to correct its “inaccurate and harmful” characterization of Israel.

Fmr. U.N. Amb. Power Emerges As Central Figure In Obama Unmasking Investigation

Samantha Power

Former United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power’s involvement in the unmasking by former Obama administration officials of sensitive national security information is raising red flags over what insiders view was an attempt by the former administration to undermine President Donald Trump and key figures on his team, according to current and former U.S. officials familiar with the situation.

The Eight Best Moments from Donald Trump’s Interview with the New York Times

President Donald Trump swings a Marucci baseball bat in the Blue Room during a "Made in America" product showcase event at the White House

I don’t think I’ve ever read a presidential interview quite like the one Donald Trump gave to the New York Times yesterday. Going over the transcript, there were times when I thought I was reading a David Mamet play. (You can read the full thing here.)

Because speculating about the Russia investigation is this city’s favorite hobby, the rest of the media are following the Times’ lead of focusing on Trump’s remarks about Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, and special counsel Robert Mueller.

White House: Trump ‘Has Confidence’ in Sessions

President Donald Trump “has confidence” in Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the White House said Thursday, one day after Trump suggested that he should have picked someone else to lead the Department of Justice.