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Don’t revive civil asset seizures

It’s the kind of governmental overreach that should generate outrage in every American, no matter one’s political preferences. It doesn’t honor the U.S. Constitution; it perverts it.

No Russia collusion, Trump son-in-law Kushner tells Congress

Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner denied Monday that he colluded with Russians in the course of President Donald Trump’s White House bid, declaring in a statement ahead of interviews with congressional committees that he has “nothing to hide.” He arrived shortly before 9 a.m. EDT on Capitol Hill.

Former Trump adviser Flynn consulting again, says brother

Embattled former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has opened a new consulting firm called Resilient Patriot, LLC that is advising private equity firms, according to one of his brothers, who says Flynn is “moving on with his life.”

Trump business deals reportedly part of Mueller probe

The U.S. special counsel investigating possible ties between the Donald Trump campaign and Russia in last year’s election is examining a broad range of transactions involving Trump’s businesses as well as those of his associates, according to a person familiar with the probe.

Kushner Cos. sought Qatar funds as Jared advised Trump

A few months before President Donald Trump encouraged Saudi Arabia and others to blockade Qatar, the real estate business owned by the family of his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, sought a substantial investment from one of the Gulf State country’s wealthiest and most politically influential figures, according to a spokesman for Kushner Cos.

Emails show Trump Jr. embraced help said to be from Kremlin

Donald Trump’s eldest son revealed Tuesday that he was eager to hear damaging information about Hillary Clinton from the Russian government, disclosing a series of emails that marked the clearest sign to date that Trump’s campaign was willing to consider election help from a longtime U.S. adversary.

Trump Jr. admits he wanted info on Clinton from Russian

President Donald Trump’s eldest son acknowledged Monday that he met a Russian lawyer during the 2016 presidential campaign to hear information about his father’s Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton.

Kushner kicks off Mideast peace push with first solo visit

President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and chief Middle East adviser, Jared Kushner, made his first solo visit to the region Wednesday, holding separate meetings with the Israeli and Palestinian leaders in an attempt to restart long-dormant peace talks.

Jared Kushner paves way for accelerated U.S. push on Mideast peace

Jared Kushner’s return to Israel this week ramps up White House efforts to broker a peace deal, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gauges what he needs to give Palestinians to bring ties with the broader Arab world out of the shadows, diplomats and Israeli government aides said.

Trump’s technology summit draws big names

Executives from many of the world’s largest technology companies will gather Monday at the White House to meet with President Donald Trump and his senior advisers during a summit aimed at modernizing the federal government.

Ryan tells Trump: ‘Let Robert Mueller do his job’

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan urged President Donald Trump to allow Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III to continue the Russia investigation, even as GOP leaders grew visibly frustrated Tuesday over questions that Trump might fire the investigator.