Trump’s attorney general nominee to recuse from AT&T-Time Warner appeal

William Barr, nominated by President Donald Trump to become U.S. attorney general, plans to recuse himself from a major antitrust case, according to people who spoke with him on Thursday, as he navigates possible conflicts of interest presented by about $ 37 million in assets he amassed as a private-sector lawyer.


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Minnesota Attorney General sues Comcast for allegedly overcharging customers

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We know this will come as a shock to many of you, but the cable giant Comcast has become synonymous among the general public with price hikes that squeeze customers for every extra cent available, and then some.

Indeed, the company has even been raising prices as much as it can at what you could argue is exactly the wrong time — a period when a growing number of customers are cutting the cord, saying goodbye to traditional pricey cable packages and going all-in on Internet-based TV. And now, along comes Minnesota’s attorney general, who on Friday filed a lawsuit against Comcast/Xfinity that lays a host of allegations at the company’s feet, like the notion that it’s overcharged thousands of customers for TV packages and even failed to come through on promised gift cards.

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Trump’s pick for attorney general warns Mueller’s obstruction inquiry ‘fatally misconceived’ in memo to DOJ

Former Attorney General William “Bill” Barr, President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Justice Department, reached a decisive and controversial conclusion that Trump’s interactions with ex-FBI Director James Comey would not constitute obstruction of justice, according to a copy of a newly released June 2018 memo to senior Justice officials.


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Letitia James First Black New York Attorney General is Coming For Trump’s Neck — And His Family

Michael Cohen won’t be the only Trump associate serving time in the pen for breaking the law if it’s up to Letitia James. The incoming New York Attorney General revealed that she plans to ignite a fire under President Donald Trump and anyone in his camp who may have engaged in illegal activity within her jurisdiction once she steps into her new role next month.

“We will use every area of the law to investigate President Trump and his business transactions and that of his family as well,” she said in an exclusive interview with NBC News. James, who currently serves as New York City’s Public Advocate, became the first African American and the first woman to be elected as attorney general in New York, making her one of many African Americans who scored a historic win during the 2018 Midterm Election. “We want to investigate anyone in his orbit who has, in fact, violated the law,” she added.

The former New York City Councilwoman went on to outline the following probes she intends to pursue regarding the president’s namesake business, the Trump Organization, his campaign headquarters, and the Trump Tower — all of which are based in New York.

  • Any illegalities involving Trump’s real estate holdings in New York, highlighting the October New York Times investigation into the president’s finances.
  • The June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with a Russian official.
  • Examine government subsidies Trump received, which were also the subjectof Times investigative work.
  • Whether he is in violation of the emoluments clause in the U.S. Constitution through his New York businesses.
  • Continue to probe the Trump Foundation.

James is also working on passing a bill that would change New York’s double jeopardy laws so that she could potentially indict someone who allegedly violates New York state law even if they are granted a presidential pardon over federal charges or convictions.

“I think within the first 100 days this bill will be passed,” she said, adding, “It is a priority because I have concerns with respect to the possibility that this administration might pardon some individuals who might face some criminal charges, but I do not want them to be immune from state charges.”

She added, “taking on President Trump and looking at all of the violations of law I think is no match to what I have seen in my lifetime.”

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James is not the only black woman in office itching to light a fire under Trump. Rep. Maxine Waters, who has led the charge to impeach Trump, is poised to take over the House Financial Services Committee, which would give her the power to subpoena the president. As chair of the powerful banking panel, Waters could target Deutsche Bank for its past dealings with Trump and issue subpoenas to Trump allies, like Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, forcing him to provide documentation regarding the president’s alleged ties to Russia.

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Rep. Kamala Harris is another woman who could give Trump a run for his money should she decide to jump into the 2020 presidential race. She told The Hill that she intends to make a decision about whether to run for president in 2020 over the holidays, adding that it will “ultimately be a family decision.”

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US general has a question for Google: Why will you work with China but not us?

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai is scheduled to testify before Congress next week, and he’ll potentially face questions on a number of thorny issues ranging from perceived search engine bias to Google’s interest in developing a search engine for use in China that would be heavily censored there.

To that latter point, a top US general went public today with what sounds like a pretty reasonable question for the tech giant. It boiled down to, essentially, why are you guys willing to work with China, but have such a problem working with your own country’s military?

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US Tour On General Sale Today!

Tickets for the Rolling Stones US No Filter Tour 2019 are on general sale today (Friday 30th) 10am local time, including the extra shows in East Rutherford, NJ and Chicago, IL!

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Trump Fires Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Just a day after the midterm elections, President Donald Trump has fired embattled Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday. Sessions, who faced repeated criticism from Trump for recusing himself from the Russia investigation, said in a letter he was submitting his resignation at the president’s request.
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President Donald Trump on Wednesday asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign, effectively firing him.


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Whelp, MoviePass is being investigated by the NY Attorney General

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MoviePass‘ parent company Helios and Matheson is under legal probe due to a shareholder lawsuit. A source told CNBC the company will be investigated by the New York Attorney General with regard to information disclosed to investors. 

“We are aware of the New York Attorney General’s inquiry and are fully cooperating,” Helios and Matheson said in a statement. “We believe our public disclosures have been complete, timely and truthful and we have not misled investors. We look forward to the opportunity to demonstrate that to the New York Attorney General.” Read more…

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MoviePass faces probe by New York attorney general

MoviePass is getting probed by acting New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood, whose office is investigating whether or not the company misled investors about its financials, sources told The Post. The AG’s office is specifically looking into Helios and Matheson, the corporate parent of the cash-strapped movie subscription service, a source said Wednesday. A source…
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The conversation between the president and Matt Whitaker was informal, and it was not clear how definitive the president’s intentions were.
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