Mueller failure to have Trump testify would be a mistake Schiff

House intelligence chair wants president put under oath but White House lawyers have resisted putting liar Trump at risk The chairman of the House intelligence committee said on Sunday it would be a mistake if special counsel Robert Mueller does not get Donald Trump to testify before a grand jury assigned to weigh criminal charges in the ongoing investigations of framing the likelihood of Trump lying to prosecutors as a perjury trap laid by Mueller. Famously, Watergate reporter Bob Woodward concluded his Articles of impeachment against Clinton accused him of making perjurious, false, and misleading statements before the grand jury. But Schiff warned that without sworn testimony by Trump, the public is unlikely to learn the details of his business …

Vietnam summit: North Korea and US offer differing reasons for failure of talks

US president says North Korea wanted all sanctions lifted for only partial denuclearisation, a claim disputed by Pyongyang North Korea and the US have given differing accounts of why the second summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un ended in failure on Thursday. The abrupt end to the Hanoi meeting, which was cut short by several hours, was a setback from both leaders who had made long journeys Kim by rail and Trump by air in the expectation that a deal was within reach. There are no plans for a third summit, but the US has expressed willingness to continue talks at a lower level. In his version of events, Trump said the deal had broken down because Kim wanted …

We will keep fighting: inside the push to put Democratic women in power for the long haul

The 2018 midterm elections saw a record number of women elected to Congress. Now, women are organising to make the moment into a movement Just days after the most female freshman class in American history was sworn into the 116th Congress in January, the next wave of aspiring women candidates gathered in the basement of a university building in downtown Richmond, Virginia. Together over the next six months, these women will learn the fundamentals of running for office how to build a campaign team, deliver a stump speech and raise money. The prospective candidates mostly lack political experience, but they have ambition a trait that is celebrated at Emerge Virginia, part of the Emerge America national training program for Democratic …