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House Passes Bill Aimed At Reversing Dodd-Frank Financial Regulations

The proposal, known as the Financial Choice Act , passed the House without Democrat support in a vote of 233 to 186. Republicans criticize the Dodd-Frank regulations as the primary driver for anemic economic growth in the US and for enshrining too-big-to-fail, which they say paves the way for future taxpayer bailouts of the country's biggest banks.


Trump aides tell him to keep Sessions as US attorney general

Trump aides tell him to keep Sessions as US attorney general

Sessions has come under fire from the president over his recusal from the federal investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election, an inquiry that's now exploring whether Trump associates colluded with Moscow. As for Sessions, remember that he ( reportedly ) offered to resign. White House officials have not responded to requests for comment. Comey also admitted he asked a friend to leak the contents of his memo about meetings with Trump.


Comey says he was fired because of Russia investigation

Comey says he was fired because of Russia investigation

Trump asked Comey to end the agency's investigation of Michael Flynn , his former national security adviser, and also to make some sort of public statement that he was not personally under investigation in order to clear "the cloud" hanging over his presidency, according Comey's testimony.



Experts Say Comey's Testimony Gives Building Blocks For Obstruction Case

Comey ". In theory, yes. Such statutes were broadly drafted. Comey's detailed answers leave little doubt that Trump attempted to pressure him into dropping the investigation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . They are a "quasi-judicial, quasi-political process", he noted; the House and the Senate determine for themselves whether the standards are met. The constitution does explicitly provide for impeachment of the president for "treason, bribery, or other high ...


Robber destroys ATM with digger, fails to get money

Robber destroys ATM with digger, fails to get money

Those might be good for tough digging jobs, but apparently not robberies. He tried to use the backhoe's bucket to tear the ATM open in the hope that all its contents would spill out. The Prince George's County Police Department claimed that this man drove it five miles all the way to the bank . In that robbery, they say he broke into a tobacco store on the same street with two accomplices.



10 things we learned from the James Comey hearing

Opinion poll: What do you think of Comey's testimony? In a startling disclosure, Comey revealed that after his firing he had actually tried to spur the special counsel's appointment by giving one of his memos about Trump to a friend of his to leak to the press .