Prosecution in Trump Organization tax fraud case rests earlier than expected

Prosecution in Trump Organization tax fraud case rests earlier than expected

Prosecutors in New York on Monday rested their side in a tax fraud trial against the Trump Organization after eight days of presenting their case, which hinged largely on the testimony of two top executives who spoke about how they avoided taxes. Attorneys for the Trump Organization are expected to start calling witnesses on Monday … Read more

Rep. Ilhan Omar criticizes McCarthy for threat to remove her from committee

Rep. Ilhan Omar criticizes McCarthy for threat to remove her from committee

Comment on this story Comment Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) fired back at House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) on Monday after he renewed a threat to remove her from the House Foreign Affairs Committee for what he characterized as “repeated antisemitic and anti-American remarks.” McCarthy, who is angling to become House speaker in January, repeated … Read more

Donald Trump news today: Oath Keepers jury begins deliberation as Trump allies tear into special counsel

Donald Trump news today: Oath Keepers jury begins deliberation as Trump allies tear into special counsel

Merrick Garland appoints special counsel to oversee Trump investigations Sign up for the daily Inside Washington email for exclusive US coverage and analysis sent to your inbox Get our free Inside Washington email Jury deliberations are beginning after the trial of leading members of the Oath Keepers, a far-right self-styled militia, who took part in … Read more

Audits — Hidden Until Now — Reveal Millions in Medicare Advantage Overcharges

Audits — Hidden Until Now — Reveal Millions in Medicare Advantage Overcharges

Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News and Holly Hacker Newly released federal audits reveal widespread overcharges and other errors in payments to Medicare Advantage health plans for seniors, with some plans overbilling the government more than $1,000 per patient a year on average. Summaries of the 90 audits, which examined billings from 2011 through 2013 and … Read more

This is the No. 1 reason people get sick on Thanksgiving

This is the No. 1 reason people get sick on Thanksgiving

It’s holiday season in the U.S., which means lots of time with family friends and food. And this combination also means lots of illness will go around, from RSV, flu and COVID-19 to foodborne diseases. Also known as food poisoning, foodborne illnesses occur when you eat something contaminated with disease-causing germs, such as bacteria, parasites … Read more

More than a quarter of the country wants the GOP to start impeachment investigations against Biden

More than a quarter of the country wants the GOP to start impeachment investigations against Biden

President Joe Biden ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images Their razor-thin majority assured, House Republicans are now faced with the reality of actual governance and the demands of their increasingly raucous base for whom the once-fringe prospect of impeaching President Biden has now become a majority opinion, according to a new Morning Consult/Politico poll. While 28 percent … Read more

Former acting solicitor general expects Trump to be indicted by special counsel

Former acting solicitor general expects Trump to be indicted by special counsel

Former acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal said he expects former President Trump to be indicted by a special counsel appointed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) to oversee two federal investigations. Katyal, who served in the Obama administration, told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that the DOJ investigation into Trump’s handling of classified material at Mar-a-Lago is … Read more