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Amid a legal dispute over control of CBS Corporation, the company’s board of directors is arranging an exit plan for CEO Les Moonves, who is under investigation for allegations of sexual harassment, The Wall Street Journal reported.
George Papadopoulos, a former President Donald Trump campaign adviser, will be sentenced for lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russia on Friday, after pleading guilty to the charge nearly a year ago.
President Trump again suggested a rally on Thursday evening that he would shut down the government in order to build his wall, but he added that he probably won’t let it happen before the midterms because he doesn’t want to “do anything to upset the applecart.”
During an interview with “Fox and Friends,” which was broadcast live to supporters at President Donald Trump’s rally in Montana Thursday evening, Trump confidently claimed the New York Times committed “treason” by publishing an anonymous op-ed from a senior administration official.
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh once suggested the government might need an interim policy before transitioning to a race-neutral security system in airports, according to documents released by Sen. Cory Booker’s (D-NJ) office Thursday.
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh once questioned whether Roe v. Wade, the landmark abortion rights ruling, was “settled law of the land” during his time in the George W. Bush administration, The New York Times reported Thursday.