A recording reviewed by ABC News appears to capture President Donald Trump telling associates he wanted the then-U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch fired while speaking at a small gathering that included Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman -- two former business associates of Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani who have since been indicted in New York. read more
CBS News reports that Republican senators have been warned by President Trump team: "Vote against the president, and your head will be on a pike." read more
The Department of Justice on Friday evening released 176 pages of notes from former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's interviews with key witnesses during his office's investigation into Russian election interference. But the records, produced under a federal court order resulting from dual Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits filed by CNN and BuzzFeed, conspicuously withheld all memos concerning the testimony Mueller's team elicited from the president's son-in-law Jared Kushner. "Despite a court order, the Justice Department is holding back Special Counsel Mueller memos regarding the interviews conducted with the President's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner," CNN's Shimon Prokupecz said Friday. read more
Mocked for many months by protesters bearing a cardboard likeness that showed him in orange prison garb, former Rep. Chris Collins is scheduled to find out Friday if he will, literally or at least figuratively, wear it.
Donald Trump said Mount Rushmore will have a fireworks display on Independence Day, despite potential fire hazards that could threaten nearby forests. read more