Author: Brooke Singman

Illinois AG candidate robbed at gunpoint in Chicago during campaign photoshoot

FOX NEWS Democratic candidate for Illinois attorney general and Chicago Committeeman Aaron Goldstein was robbed at gunpoint Thursday during a campaign photo shoot.  (Aaron Goldstein for Attorney General Facebook ) A Democratic candidate running for Illinois attorney general was robbed at gunpoint Thursday during a campaign photoshoot in Chicago. The Chicago Tribune reported that Aaron Goldstein, 42, and members of his campaign team were approached by three men in their early 20s. One of the men had a handgun and demanded Goldstein and the campaign aides turn over the camera equipment, and other personal belongings, including their cell phones,...

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Trump blasts ‘sneaky’ Dianne Feinstein for releasing Fusion GPS transcript

FOX NEWS President Trump has a new nickname for Sen. Dianne Feinstein. President Trump slammed “sneaky Dianne Feinstein” Wednesday after the Democratic senator released the transcript of a congressional interview with the co-founder of the firm behind the anti-Trump dossier, claiming the move was “possibly” illegal.  “The fact that Sneaky Dianne Feinstein, who has on numerous occasions stated that collusion between Trump/Russia has not been found, would release testimony in such an underhanded and possibly illegal way, totally without authorization, is a disgrace. Must have tough Primary!” Trump tweeted Wednesday. Feinstein, D-Calif., the ranking member on the Senate Judiciary...

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Grand jury seeks testimony about Bernie Sanders’ wife, $10M college loan: report

FOX NEWS Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and wife Jane have hired lawyers in the face of a federal investigation into the finances of now-defunct Burlington College  (Associated Press) A federal grand jury looking into a soured $10 million real estate deal that involved the wife of Sen. Bernie Sanders sought information on statements made to secure the loan, according to a witness and former trustee at the college where Jane Sanders served as president. Robin Lloyd, who served on the board at Burlington College, confirmed that a grand jury was looking into the case as recently as October. She...

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Trump blasts ‘fake news’ Washington Post report that he considered ‘rescinding’ Gorsuch pick

FOX NEWS President Trump on Tuesday slammed a Washington Post report that said he came close to “rescinding” the nomination for Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch prior to his confirmation hearing.  “A story in the @washingtonpost that I was close to ‘rescinding’ the nomination of Justice Gorsuch prior to confirmation is FAKE NEWS. I never even wavered and am very proud of him and the job he is doing as Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. The unnamed sources don’t exist!” Trump tweeted. The report was published in the Washington Post Monday night, and said Trump discussed rescinding Gorsuch’s...

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Ex-Dem IT aide Imran Awan could flee to Pakistan if restrictions lifted, DOJ warns

FOX NEWS The Justice Department warned Monday that ex-Capitol Hill IT aide Imran Awan is a “flight risk” and could flee to Pakistan if a judge approves his request to lift “all of the conditions of his release.”  U.S. Attorney Jessie Liu filed a motion before the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, urging the court to deny Awan’s request. Awan, a former IT aide for Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, is currently enrolled in the High Intensity Supervision Program (HISP) with conditions that he abide by an electronically monitored curfew of 12 a.m. to 6 a.m....

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Al Franken under growing pressure to resign as groping claims mount, critics cite double standard

FOX NEWS Pressure is mounting on Sen. Al Franken to resign, as the number of women accusing the Minnesota lawmaker of groping them grows and fellow Democrats claim the party seems to have a double standard for other members accused of sexual harassment. Franken, the second-term senator who was accused earlier this month by a Los Angeles radio personality of groping her during a 2006 USO tour, has since been rocked with claims from women who say he grabbed their butts or breasts while posing for photos at events including the Minnesota State Fair. Earlier this week, yet another...

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Conyers weighing resignation decision, attorney says he will ‘defend himself until the cows come home’

FOX NEWS The attorney for Democratic Rep. John Conyers said Friday the congressman is weighing whether he will resign from Congress, but will continue to defend himself against mounting allegations of sexual misconduct from multiple women, in an apparent change of tune from earlier statements. Conyers’ attorney Arnold Reed held a press conference from Detroit Friday afternoon, as reports of the Michigan Democrat’s alleged sexual misconduct continue to dominate headlines. “With regard to Mr. Conyers’ resignation, we will discuss in the next day or so what Mr. Conyers plans to do,” Reed told reporters Friday. “As you know, his...

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Pelosi calls for Conyers to resign amid sexual misconduct allegations

FOX NEWS House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called for embattled Michigan Rep. John Conyers to resign, amid mounting sexual harassment allegations against the nation’s longest-serving congressman. At her weekly press briefing, Pelosi, D-Calif., called the allegations against Conyers “serious and disappointing.” “I pray for Congressman Conyers, however, Congressman Conyers should resign,” Pelosi said Thursday. “He has served our Congress and shaped consequential legislation—zero tolerance means consequences for everyone—no matter the great legacy.”  Brooke Singman is a Politics Reporter for Fox News. Follow her on Twitter at...

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