White House lawyers prepare defense of Trump’s executive privilege

White House counsel Pat Cipollone has hired 17 lawyers in recent weeks to help in the effort.

You must sign in or register to continue reading content.

More in Nation-World

Senate sets up showdown votes on shutdown plans

Either package would need to hit the 60-vote threshold to advance Thursday.

Supreme Court leaves in place protections for ‘Dreamers’

Trump says he has the legal authority to repeal Obama’s DACA policy, and no judge can stand in the way.

Top diplomat for European affairs resigns from State Dept.

A. Wess Mitchell said his resignation is not a protest of the administration’s policies.

Trump’s shutdown proposal faces uncertain fate in Senate

Mitch McConnell will try to muscle through $5.7 billion to fund the president’s proposed wall.

Furloughed workers forced to loan US money for expenses

They are receiving credit card bills for work-related expenses they incurred before the shutdown.

Armed with affection, octogenarian is an ‘octopus whisperer’

Wilson Menashi designs puzzle boxes for the sea creatures to give them mental stimulation.

‘Roma,’ ‘The Favourite’ lead Oscar nomination with 10 nods

Also nominated: “A Star Is Born,” “Green Book,” “Black Panther,” “BlacKkKlansman,” “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “Vice.”

Supreme Court returns to gun rights for 1st time in 9 years

The appeal challenges New York City’s prohibition on carrying handguns outside the city limits.

Supreme Court allows restrictions on transgender troops

Current transgender service members could be subjected to discharge and denied certain medical care.

Most Read