WASHINGTON— Special counsel Robert Mueller is ready for a judge to sentence former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, prosecutors said in a court filing Monday.
The move would bring Flynn’s involvement in the Russia investigation to a close nearly a year after he pleaded guilty and agreed to cooperate with Mueller’s team. Prosecutors had repeatedly delayed Flynn’s sentencing as the investigation continued. But in the latest filing, they say they no longer need more time, suggesting that U.S.
PALO ALTO, CA — Today Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) released the following statement:
“I’m proud of my constituent for the courage she has displayed to come forward to tell her full story to the American people. In weighing her privacy and the consequences to herself and her family, she has demonstrated her willingness to risk these factors to present the truth.
“I am grateful to her for weighing these equities and choosing to speak out on one of the most consequential decisions in our country, an appointment to the highest Court in the land.
A slide in technology companies helped pull U.S. stocks lower Monday, snapping a five-day winning streak for the market.
The sell-off came amid speculation that the Trump administration was preparing to impose tariffs on another $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. The two governments have already imposed 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion of each other’s goods, and another round of tariffs would represent a significant escalation in the trade dispute between the world’s two largest economies.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva is accepting applications for military academy nominations for the Fall 2019 academic year. A congressional nomination is required for entry into the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.
“Each year, I have the privilege to nominate passionate and exceptional young people from across Arizona’s Third Congressional District to attend prestigious military academies,” said Rep. Raúl M.
WARSAW, Poland — A European judicial body has suspended the membership of Poland’s national judiciary council, which appoints judges, citing laws eroding the judicial branch’s independence.
e ruling Law and Justice party has passed laws over the past three years that give the executive and legislative branches new powers over the court system. Recent legislation forces many Supreme Court judges into early retirement.
The European Network for the Councils of the Judiciary said that “extreme circumstances” made Monday’s step necessary and called it “a very sad day.” It said Poland’s National Council of the Judiciary was a founding member and its members “very much respected.”
The development comes a day before the European Union will consider how to react what many members see as an erosion of rule of law in Poland.
BEIRUT — Syria state media is reporting loud explosions in the Syrian coastal Latakia province, saying are likely from Israeli strikes targeting a state company for technical industries. A military official says more strikes targeted the provincial capital from the sea but Syrian air defenses intercepted them.
The state-run Al-Ikhbariya TV reported the explosions late Monday. Nearly half an hour later, it said the strikes continued. It showed footage of what appeared to fire in a pitch black area.