Nadler: Mueller hearing to air evidence of Trump wrongdoing

WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee chairman said Sunday that this week’s hearing with Robert Mueller will air “very substantial evidence” of wrongdoing by President Donald Trump and make a public case for impeachment. Republicans pledged sharp questioning of the special counsel about what they see as a “one-sided” Russia investigation. Days before back-to-back hearings […]

Letter to the Editor: Mueller failure? My foot!

Frank Daniels’ DSN Commentary (6/6) said that the Mueller investigation was an “absolute failure.” My “investigation” of Daniels’ commentary says that his story might be best judged to be a propaganda success but would otherwise be a failure as a search for truth or justice. The political universe of reality has this important problem: ask […]

Case opened: Democrats begin public airing of Mueller report

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says it’s “case closed .” But Democrats are just getting started with Robert Mueller . House Democrats have scheduled a series of hearings this coming week on the special counsel’s report as they intensify their focus on the Russia probe and pick up the pace on an investigative “path” — […]

Trump still hangs tariff threat over Mexico despite deal

STERLING, Va. — President Donald Trump on Sunday dangled the prospect of renewing his tariff threat against Mexico if the U.S. ally doesn’t cooperate on border issues, while some of his Democratic challengers for the White House said the last-minute deal to avert trade penalties was overblown. In a series of tweets, Trump defended the […]

US and Mexico: More talks, no deal yet to avert tariffs

WASHINGTON — Ending a second day of tense negotiations, U.S. and Mexican officials failed Thursday to reach a deal to avert import tariffs that President Donald Trump is threatening to impose as he tries to strong-arm Mexico into stemming the flow of Central American migrants across America’s southern border. Vice President Mike Pence, monitoring the […]

Speak Out: Delaware Democratic Party

Readers reacted to a recent commentary by Jesse Chadderdon and Travis Williams of the Delaware Democratic Party headlined “Delaware Democrats prepping for 2020 with diversity and outreach.” •Yeah, lets just pick one of every group the Democrats represent and place them some where. Then we can vet someone like the last president or AOC who […]

Barr’s testimony to House on Mueller in doubt amid dispute

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has informed the House Judiciary Committee that Attorney General William Barr may skip a Thursday hearing on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report if committee lawyers seek to question him. The Democratic-run committee plans to allow counsels from both sides to ask Barr about the Russia probe after the traditional round […]

Speak Out: False information bill

Legislation that would make it a crime to deliberately present false information when testifying in a legislative committee was debated last week, although it did not get out of the committee where it was being heard. Sen. Bryant Richardson’s bill would expand the law to cover committee hearings. The Seaford Republican said he was motivated […]

Democratic hopefuls demur on pursuing Trump post-White House

AMHERST, N.H. — Some Democratic contenders for president aren’t saying whether they would re-open investigations into President Donald Trump if they were to oust him from the White House in 2020. Their reluctance comes as some liberals, including fellow 2020 challenger Sen. Elizabeth Warren, have increased the pressure on Democratic leaders to pursue impeachment following […]

Trump sours on Mueller report after initial upbeat view

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump is lashing out at current and former aides who cooperated with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, insisting the deeply unflattering picture they painted of him and the White House was “total bullshit.” In a series of angry tweets from Palm Beach, Florida, Trump laced into those who, under oath, had shared […]