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The court would have taken up the cases had either Justice Brett Kavanaugh or Chief Justice John Roberts wanted to do so.
Attorneys for Corsi are demanding $100 million in "general and compensatory damages" and $250 million in "punitive damages" from Mueller, the Justice Department, the National Security Agency, the FBI and the CIA.
Sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity due to the privacy of the ongoing discussions, said that Mnuchin has indicated to his inner circle that he feels best served as the head of Treasury.
Nick Ayers, Vice President Mike Pence's Chief of Staff, will not be tapped to fill the vacancy left by departing White House chief of staff John Kelly.
Sterling has dipped to a level not seen since April 2017 after British Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed that the government will now delay a 'meaningful vote' on Brexit that had earlier been scheduled for Tuesday.
While the arrest of Meng Wanzhou did not stem directly from trade talks, it made them more complicated and sensitive. It also served as a stark reminder of the deep frustrations that underpin Washington's relationship with Beijing.
Cohen gave Mueller "information about attempts by other Russian nationals to reach" Trump's presidential campaign as far back as November 2015, the special counsel said.
The special counsel says Manafort lied about contacts with the Trump administration and a suspected Russian spy.
A sentencing document concludes that Cohen acted "in coordination and at the direction" of President Donald Trump in making the payments to two women who said they had affairs with the president.
Prosecutors said the sentence "should reflect the seriousness of Cohen's brazen violations of election laws."
John Kelly's term as White House chief of staff was marked by staff shakeups and erratic behavior by Trump.
In a video posted to Twitter, pastor Mark Harris said his campaign is "cooperating fully" with a state board of elections investigation into alleged absentee ballot irregularities.
The final 2018 Farm Bill is expected to be voted on as early as next week and would legalize hemp cultivation and could be a catalyst for explosive growth in a nascent industry that some forecast could top $20 billion by 2022.
Papadopoulos was released from an Oxford, Wisconsin, federal prison Friday morning around 9 a.m. local time. He was also sentenced to one year of supervised release, and must pay a $9,500 fine.
The legislation to keep the government open through Dec. 21 will delay a politically pitched fight over the president's proposed border wall.
President Donald Trump called former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson "dumb as a rock" a day after Tillerson said the president encouraged him to break the law while he was in the administration.