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Cohen crisis shows short-handed Trump legal team’s scramble

When President Donald Trump’s newest lawyer appeared in a Manhattan federal court on Friday, she had an apologetic message for the judge: I’m new around here. “Now, I should say my firm was engaged Wednesday evening, April 11,” the [...]
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Ryan bombshell sets off scramble for his job

Kevin McCarthy will have to defy history, beat back a possible Democratic wave and win over a skeptical House Freedom Caucus to become the 55th speaker of the House. That, and watch out for House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, too. [...]
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Trump’s gun control embrace sets off scramble in Congress

3 months ago | 0 comment
The flurry of action suggests President Donald Trump’s wild-card support Wednesday for proposals to expand background checks and raise the age limit for certain rifle [...]
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In Democrat-led state capitals, GOP tax reform push could scramble fiscal plans

6 months ago | 0 comment
The Republican tax reform push in Washington is setting off budgetary alarm bells in high-tax states like New York, California and New Jersey, in the latest political skirmish to pit national Republicans against Democratic state and big city [...]
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Trump lawyers scramble to prepare for new stage of Russia probe

7 months ago | 0 comment
Attorneys close to the case said they were discussing whether the indictment in the investigation by special counsel Robert was for former White House national security [...]
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Obama hands scramble to save Iran deal

8 months ago | 0 comment
As President Donald Trump threatens to blow up the Iran nuclear deal, Obama administration alumni are mobilizing to defend it. One-time aides to Barack Obama are holding meetings, contacting lawmakers and working the media in an urgent bid [...]
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Security Experts Scramble to Contain Fallout From Cyberattacks

1 year ago | 0 comment
The coordinated attack was first reported in the United Kingdom and spread globally. It has set off fears that the effects of the continuing threat will be felt for months, if not years. It also raised questions about the intentions of [...]
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Senate Republicans brace for leadership scramble

1 year ago | 0 comment
Senate Republican leadership is set for a major shake-up after the next election. Though Mitch McConnell plans to stay put for years to come, his leadership team is about to undergo its biggest overhaul in years: All four other GOP leaders [...]
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The scramble for the Mediterranean (revisited)

1 year ago | 0 comment
Last time this was mentioned more than 3 years ago. And now it's becoming even more topical. I'm talking about the new gas (and possibly also oil) discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean, which could explain a lot about the ongoing [...]
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Trump inspires scramble on spying powers

1 year ago | 0 comment
Tech and civil liberties advocates are imploring the Obama administration to rein in the government’s massive surveillance apparatus before President-elect Donald Trump takes office, fearful he will carry out his campaign promises to register [...]