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Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 11:40 AM PST

Delta CEO: Government Shutdown Will Cost the Airline $25 Million This Month

Delta CEO: Government Shutdown Will Cost the Airline $25 Million This Month

The partial U.S. government shutdown will cost Delta Air Lines about $25 million in revenue this month as fewer government contractors and employees are traveling, the airline’s CEO Ed Bastian said Tuesday....

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 10:21 AM PST

Klobuchar Presses Barr on Government Shutdown

Klobuchar Presses Barr on Government Shutdown

The Minnesota senator called the government shutdown an 'outrage,' and asked Barr what he would say to furloughed Justice Dept. employees.

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 03:10 PM PST

High Drama, Few Results as Trump Warns of 'Long' Shutdown

High Drama, Few Results as Trump Warns of 'Long' Shutdown

Staring down the next deadline to pay federal workers, the White House shifted tactics Tuesday, trying to bypass House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to negotiate with rank-and-file lawmakers even as President Donald...

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 08:34 AM PST

Barr Insists He Will ‘Faithfully Enforce’ Criminal Justice Reform

Barr Insists He Will ‘Faithfully Enforce’ Criminal Justice Reform

William Barr, President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, says he will enforce the First Step Act if he is confirmed for the position. The law focused on criminal justice reform cleared Congress...

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 08:30 AM PST

Barr: 'I Will Not Be Bullied Into Anything'

Barr: 'I Will Not Be Bullied Into Anything'

President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, William Barr, says he “will not be bullied into anything” by Trump, Congress or newspaper editorial boards.

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 08:11 AM PST

Barr Won’t Commit to Releasing Full Mueller Report to Public

Barr Won’t Commit to Releasing Full Mueller Report to Public

William Barr, President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, says he will make special counsel Robert Mueller’s findings public in accordance with the law.

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 07:26 AM PST

William Barr: ‘President Trump Sought No Assurances’ in Selection as Attorney General

William Barr: ‘President Trump Sought No Assurances’ in Selection as Attorney General

President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, William Barr, says President Donald Trump sought no assurances when selecting him as nominee.

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 07:26 AM PST

William Barr Says Special Counsel Mueller Will Be Allowed to ‘Finish His Work’

William Barr Says Special Counsel Mueller Will Be Allowed to ‘Finish His Work’

President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, William Barr, says special counsel Robert Mueller would be able to finish his investigation under his watch.

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 03:53 PM PST

Judge Bars Citizenship Question From 2020 Census

Judge Bars Citizenship Question From 2020 Census

A federal judge blocked the Trump administration Tuesday from asking about citizenship status on the 2020 census, the first major ruling in cases contending officials ramrodded the question through for...

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 at 06:37 PM PST

Trump's Attorney General Nominee: 'I Will Not Be Bullied'

Trump's Attorney General Nominee: 'I Will Not Be Bullied'

Vowing "I will not be bullied," President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House on Tuesday, saying he believed that Russia had tried to interfere in the 2016...

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