• The 10 most important things in the world right now

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    Here's what you need to know for Wednesday.
    1. US President Donald Trump reportedly wanted to direct the Department of Justice to prosecute two of his political rivals. Both former FBI director James Comey and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were the targets, according to the New York Times.
    2. President Trump defiantly stood with Saudi Arabia and Crown Prince Mohammed in a statement on Jamal Khashoggi's murder. Officials across the political spectrum, including his close GOP allies , criticized his words.
    3. Facebook's parade of recent woes have continued with its ad platform...
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  • President Trump Asked Lawyers to Look into Prosecuting Hillary Clinton and James Comey, Report Says

    President Trump Asked Lawyers to Look into Prosecuting Hillary Clinton and James Comey, Report Says

    24 days ago - By Time

    President Donald Trump told his counsel's office last spring that he wanted to prosecute political adversaries Hillary Clinton and former FBI Director James Comey, an idea that prompted White House lawyers to prepare a memo warning of consequences ranging up to possible impeachment, The New York Times reported Tuesday.
    Then-counsel Don McGahn told the president he had no authority to order such a prosecution , and he had White House lawyers prepare the memo arguing against such a move, The Associated Press confirmed with a person familiar with the matter. McGahn said that Trump could...
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