Month: May 2019

DOJ: McGahn can’t be forced to testify about Mueller probe

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Justice Department says former White House counsel Don McGahn can’t be compelled to testify before Congress about the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation. The department’s Office of Lega…

Trump orders Don McGahn not to testify to Congress

President Trump has ordered former White House top lawyer Don McGahn not to testify to Congress this week. Armed with a legal opinion from the Justice Department, current White House Counsel Pat Cipollone said Mr. Trump is acting under longstanding pre…

Nevada judge considers defense motions in quadruple killings

RENO, Nev. (AP) – Lawyers for a Salvadoran immigrant accused of killing four northern Nevadans are urging a judge to dismiss some of the charges and throw out his confession based on procedural errors they say could make any conviction vulnerable to ap…

Editorials from around Ohio

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The Akron Beacon Journal, May 19 Mike DeWine and Larry Householder have won deserved applause for two-year state budget proposals that put a high priority on the needs of vulner…