Mueller's Office Argued That Paul Manafort Poses A "Grave Risk" Of Committing More Crimes In The Future
Sat, 23 Feb 2019 21:07:14 -0500
Prosecutors didn't take a position on what sentence Manafort should get in his DC case, where he faces up to 10 years in prison. He's separately facing potentially two decades behind bars in his Virginia case.
Survey: 51% Of Tech Industry Workers Believe President Trump Has A Point About The Media Creating Fake News
Sun, 24 Feb 2019 01:25:42 -0500
A new study by BuzzFeed News and Lucid surveyed tech workers on their attitudes toward the media. The results show deep skepticism toward the press, and concerns about the role of identity politics in coverage.
Sat, 23 Feb 2019 02:25:40 -0500
“We did not sign up to develop weapons,” says an employee letter to Microsoft executives published Friday.
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 22:57:14 -0500
The bill could pass Congress, but it would still need to overcome a presidential veto.
Roger Stone Can No Longer Talk About His Case — Or Robert Mueller — After Posting A Photo Of The Judge With Crosshairs
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 23:31:59 -0500
Stone testified in his defense on Thursday, saying he was "kicking myself over my own stupidity" for posting a photo of the judge on Instagram with what appeared to be a crosshairs symbol. The judge said his apology "rings quite hollow."
Democratic Socialists Of America Is Preparing To Potentially Launch A National Campaign To Back Bernie Sanders’ 2020 Campaign
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:11:51 -0500
“DSA could play an important role in supporting Sanders,” the organization told members after the senator announced his campaign.
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 21:42:53 -0500
The Eighth Amendment bars the federal government from imposing excessive fines. On Wednesday, the Supreme Court held that the limit also applies to states and cities.
A Former Trump Staffer Filed A Class Action To Invalidate All Of The Campaign’s Nondisclosure Agreements
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:25:45 -0500
Jessica Denson, who worked for the Trump campaign in 2016, is arguing the language of the nondisclosure and nondisparagement agreements that all staffers had to sign is unlawful.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 22:55:39 -0500
The justice attended Tuesday's arguments — the first time since having surgery for lung cancer in December.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 20:25:44 -0500
"We began the political revolution in the 2016 campaign, and now it's time to move that revolution forward," he said in an interview Tuesday morning.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:25:39 -0500
Harris also said in New Hampshire on Monday that she would support making Election Day a federal holiday as part of a new Voting Rights Act.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:56:27 -0500
Stone deleted the post and published a statement saying, "any inference that this was meant to somehow threaten the Judge or disrespect court is categorically false."
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 18:05:33 -0500
Nearly 20 years ago, Biden eulogized Strom Thurmond, who began his long political career as a segregationist. Some South Carolina Democrats still say that's a good thing — but politics has changed a lot.
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 23:25:46 -0500
Legal advocacy group Public Citizen filed suit on behalf of landowners in Texas and an environmental group. More lawsuits are expected.
Mueller's Office Says Paul Manafort Is Facing As Much As 24 Years In Prison — In Just One Of His Cases
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 14:25:42 -0500
Prosecutors did not make a specific recommendation about how much time they think Manafort should spend behind bars.
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 06:25:37 -0500
The old cliché is all politics is local. Today, our most meaningful politics happens during the primaries — and that's what doomed Amazon in New York.
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 03:25:39 -0500
Stone's lawyers, prosecutors, and lawyers for witnesses are barred from making statements to the press or in public "that pose a substantial likelihood of material prejudice to this case."
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Got Dragged For Suggesting People Who Are “Unwilling To Work” Should Get Paid. Advocates Say That’s The Point.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 23:31:20 -0500
“This idea that somehow people who are unwilling to work are bad or lazy is a horrible idea.”
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 21:59:52 -0500
From "exhaustive" legal reviews and custom trainings to ensuring more ways to report allegations, sexual harassment and misconduct policies are no longer an afterthought for high-profile campaigns.
Trump Said He "Didn't Need" To Declare An Emergency To Build The Wall And Liberal Lawyers Are Thrilled
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 02:25:34 -0500
"Keep talking mr president," Omar Jadwat, the head of the ACLU's Immigrants Rights Project, tweeted.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 12:25:52 -0500
BuzzFeed News previously revealed the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology was using fake accounts to promote its work. Now it's under scrutiny again.
Rep. Lauren Underwood Says Gun Control Measures Are Long Overdue, 11 Years After A Mass Shooting In Illinois
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 18:31:41 -0500
"I challenge Sen. McConnell and the senators in their Republican caucus to make sure they are bold enough" to pass gun control legislation, Underwood said on BuzzFeed News' AM to DM.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 02:10:18 -0500
The move, which Trump will couple with signing a bill to avoid another government shutdown, is expected to face both legal and congressional challenges.
Bill Barr, Who Told Senators He’d Protect Mueller’s Investigation, Has Been Confirmed As Attorney General
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 20:00:57 -0500
The new attorney general would run a very similar Justice Department to his predecessor. He's also said he doesn’t believe special counsel Robert Mueller would engage in a “witch hunt."
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 17:44:54 -0500
In a letter to Senator Elizabeth Warren, a HUD official said the funds could not be fully accessed until the shutdown was over.
A Judge Found That Paul Manafort Lied To Investigators After Signing A Plea Deal With Mueller's Office
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 02:07:29 -0500
Prosecutors established that Manafort intentionally made false statements about his contacts with longtime associate Konstantin Kilimnik and another DOJ investigation, a judge found.
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 01:05:05 -0500
“If a mayor from South Bend can do it, then why not a mayor from Miramar?”
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:30:16 -0500
Long was criticized for his management of the agency's response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and his use of government cars for personal business.
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 00:49:35 -0500
Of 50 senior posts across 11 offices at the Justice Department, one is held by a woman, according to a letter sent to DOJ leadership by an internal gender diversity group.
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 19:44:54 -0500
“This was a mistake by Democrats because it took an issue they have been winning on and turned it into a liability,” said a Republican strategist.
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 00:55:14 -0500
“I am very afraid of the long-term impact the last shutdown has had — and heaven forbid this happens again.”
After Shutting Down The Government, Trump’s Getting Even Less Wall Money Than Democrats Originally Offered
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 09:25:33 -0500
Trump blasted the deal Tuesday but also said he does not expect another government shutdown. He’ll have to sign off on the deal by Friday to avoid one.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:25:36 -0500
On her first trip to Iowa, the Hawaii lawmaker did all the normal things before friendly crowds — answered questions, shook hands, posed for photos — but the first month of Gabbard’s campaign has hardly been normal.
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 17:26:29 -0500
Thousands of people came out to protest the president’s border wall — and spent a lot of time cheering for a Beto presidential run.
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 16:55:29 -0500
“I'm really excited about the leadership there to meet our commitment to the generations that follow.”
Black Officials In Virginia Have A List Of Demands For The Governor And Attorney General If They Won’t Resign
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 16:30:48 -0500
Lawmakers and activists in Virginia will protest at the governor’s mansion on Wednesday over Ralph Northam's refusal to resign amid a blackface scandal.
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 23:39:31 -0500
Plans to recalibrate the governor’s legislative agenda to focus on race are coming into focus.
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 23:41:03 -0500
Marc Mukasey, a former law partner of Rudy Giuliani, left Greenberg Traurig in mid-January to launch his own firm.
Rep. Ilhan Omar Has Apologized For Using “Anti-Semitic Tropes” In a Tweet After Democratic Leaders Criticized Her
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 22:13:02 -0500
Omar suggested in a tweet that support for Israel was “all about the Benjamins,” earning her criticism from both parties.
Kamala Harris Said Marijuana “Gives A Lot Of People Joy” As She Reiterated Her Support For Legalization
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:25:47 -0500
Harris, who recently announced her White House bid, told the hosts of The Breakfast Club she had smoked weed in college.
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 19:10:33 -0500
Tommy Hicks Jr., a longtime friend of the Trump family, was recently named cochair of the Republican National Committee.
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 17:03:37 -0500
“I think we need someone who you know for whom standing up to a bully like Donald Trump isn’t the biggest challenge he or she has ever faced in life," Moulton told BuzzFeed News.
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 21:11:07 -0500
The Democrat has been elected by huge margins in Minnesota, where she's built a reputation for bipartisanship. Over the last week, her reputation as a very demanding boss has also emerged.
Sun, 10 Feb 2019 18:05:14 -0500
The governor—who admitted to previously wearing blackface—told CBS' Gayle King that he won't step down, and that he'll help the state move forward.
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 16:25:38 -0500
A social and financial divide is forming — between those who have student debt, and those who do not — that will have ramifications for decades to come.
A Second Woman Has Accused Virginia's Lt. Governor Of Sexual Assault, Prompting Calls For Him To Resign
Sat, 09 Feb 2019 01:59:45 -0500
The woman, Meredith Watson, says Fairfax raped her in 2000 when the two were students at Duke University.
Fri, 08 Feb 2019 23:05:14 -0500
“I don’t know how much longer we can fall behind before we can’t catch up," Tim Ryan told BuzzFeed News.
Sun, 10 Feb 2019 21:25:35 -0500
The governor — reading "Roots" and "The Case for Reparations" — has brought on a new team to help, and is committed to pursuing a bold policy agenda to help make amends.
Sat, 23 Feb 2019 08:25:44 -0500
"It’s hard to explain the anxiety that permeates the office," a former staffer for the Minnesota Democrat told BuzzFeed News.
Howard Schultz’s Pitch To Fix America Is A Lot Like His Pitch To Fix The NBA. That Resulted In A Disaster.
Sat, 09 Feb 2019 01:06:50 -0500
The last time Schultz took a big step outside of Starbucks, he bought the Seattle SuperSonics. Just a few years later, the NBA team was sold and moved to Oklahoma.