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Judge slaps gag order on Roger Stone after inflammatory Instagram post
Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- A federal judge on Thursday slapped a full gag order on Roger Stone, just days after the longtime political operative and adviser to President Donald Trump posted an inflammatory image on Instagram that appeared to target her.Judge Amy Berman Jackson said the posting had a "sinister message" and ordered Stone from speaking publicly about his case.The image Stone posted to Stone's 45,000 Instagram followers featured a photograph of Jackson with what appeared to be crosshairs in the upper left corner. A caption characterized Jackson as “an Obama appointed Judge who dismissed the Benghazi charges again...
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Texas residents living on US-Mexico border file lawsuits over President Trump's proposed border wall
Yvette Gaytan (NEW YORK) -- The winding Rio Grande river is the natural dividing line between the U.S. and Mexico in southern Texas.Yvette Gaytan’s family has owned land on the border's edge for generations. Her kids fish along the river banks in Starr County.The Trump administration has asked to use Gaytan’s land to build sections of the wall approved in the newly passed budget.“I’m not looking to sell. I’m not looking to move,” she told ABC News. “My father helped build this house with his own two hands.”Not far from her home, President Donald Trump’s long-promised southern border wall continues...
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Ahead of weeklong testimony marathon, Michael Cohen appears on Capitol Hill
Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Michael Cohen, former personal attorney and long-time fixer to President Donald Trump, appeared on Capitol Hill Thursday for closed-door meetings with the Senate Intelligence Committee, ahead of hearings before various congressional committees next week.Cohen is scheduled to give public testimony before the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday and closed testimony before the House Intelligence Committee on Thursday. A source close to Cohen also confirmed he will testify behind closed doors to the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday.It was not immediately clear what Cohen discussed Thursday with the Senate Intelligence Committee members or its staff, but...
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