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POLITICO Playbook PM: Pelosi says Barr committed a crime as the A.G. rebuffs House Dems

Presented by */ ]]> The witness chair reserved for A.G. Bill Barr sits empty as House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) gives his opening statement at a hearing on Thursday, May 2. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo WELL, SO MUCH [...]

Pelosi: Barr committed a crime by lying to Congress

Spencer Platt/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> During a closed-door meeting on Thursday, Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a crime by lying to Congress. “We saw [Barr] [...]

Presidential historian Gil Troy: Donald Trump has committed “a crime against the American people”

Donald Trump is president of the United States by title and law. He is not president of all Americans. Trump cares only about his voters and the most enthusiastic part of his “base.” He is a political cult leader. Nothing [...]

Israelis May Have Committed Crimes Against Humanity in Gaza Protests, U.N. Says

GENEVA — United Nations investigators said on Thursday that Israeli troops may have committed crimes against humanity in shooting unarmed civilians — including children — who posed no threat during the mass protests last year [...]

Catalonia’s Ex-Leaders, Behind Bars, Remain Committed to the Separatist Cause

SANT JOAN DE VILATORRADA, Spain — Depending on whom you ask, Oriol Junqueras is either a rebel Catalan leader who sought Spain’s implosion or an elected politician who has unjustifiably spent the past year in prison, awaiting trial [...]

Experts: UAE, Saudis may have committed war crimes in Yemen

GENEVA (AP) – Three experts working for the U.N.’s top human rights body say the governments of Yemen, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia may have been responsible for war crimes including rape, torture, disappearances and “deprivation [...]

Trump committed treason in Helsinki

Our president is a traitor owned by a foreign power. That’s the conclusion that even skeptics are finally reaching, following Trump’s horrific press conference with Russian leader Vladimir Putin today in Helsinki. In today’s UnPresidented [...]

Gen. Flynn last September: Immunity means you’ve probably committed a crime

Breaking news tonight that former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is asking for immunity to testify before Congress. It’s thus rather timely to rerun Flynn’s comments from last September about Hillary Clinton, in which Flynn [...]

“I think he committed perjury”: Al Franken erupts about Jeff Sessions at Senate hearing

Instead of returning to testify before Congress about his recently revealed meetings with Russia, Attorney General Jeff Sessions released a letter Monday denying that he’d misinformed Congress and the public, insisting his statements [...]

Trump plans to shame sanctuary cities by publishing a weekly list of crimes committed by undocumented immigrants

President Donald Trump extended his “day of action” well into the week by signing a pair of executive actions on Wednesday that constitute the biggest single day change to federal immigration policy in modern history. Trump took the [...]