Shira Tarlo,

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Recent articles by Shira:

Rudy Giuliani's business dealings scrutinized by the US attorney's office he once led: reports

Prosecutors are probing his ties to Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, who have been indicted on campaign finance charges → Read More

Former Ukraine Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch says Trump pressured State Department to remove her

Yovanovitch said she was "incredulous" the administration ousted her based on "unfounded and false claims" → Read More

Ethiopian prime minister wins Nobel Peace Prize — and fans of Greta Thunberg are disappointed

"No doubt some people will think this year's prize is being awarded too early," the Nobel Committee chair says → Read More

House Democrats may pursue eight years of Trump's tax returns, appeals court rules

Appointed by Trump, Judge Neomi Rao was the lone dissenting vote. Trump may appeal the ruling to the Supreme Court → Read More

Trump attacks Sessions: "Total disaster," "an embarrassment to the great state of Alabama"

It appears Trump still holds a grudge against his former attorney general for recusing himself from Mueller probe → Read More

Deutsche Bank does not have President Trump's tax returns, appellate court says

House Democrats subpoenaed Deutsche Bank in April for financial documents related to the president and his children → Read More

Two Giuliani associates with Ukraine ties arrested on campaign finance charges

Prosecutors say Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman were part of a conspiracy to funnel foreign money into U.S. elections → Read More

Trump pressed Tillerson to help Giuliani client facing DOJ charges: report

The news of Trump's alleged involvement in derailing a criminal probe comes as he faces an impeachment inquiry → Read More

Exclusive: Beto O'Rourke unveils sweeping women's rights plan

Ahead of the fourth debate, O'Rourke wants women to know he is committed to prioritizing their needs and concerns → Read More

A new poll spells bad news for Trump: Support for impeachment is up by 20 points among Republicans

In a shift, some of Trump's base support the Democratic-led inquiry — and even the president's removal from office → Read More

Sen. Lindsey Graham invites Rudy Giuliani to testify before Congress on Trump-Ukraine scandal

Kamala Harris, a Democratic presidential candidate and former prosecutor, applauded the move: "I have questions" → Read More

State Department orders US Ambassador to the EU not to appear for deposition

Sondland, a key figure in the Trump-Ukraine scandal, said he was "profoundly disappointed" about the order → Read More

Energy Secretary Rick Perry denies pressing Ukraine on energy company, says he's not resigning

Perry said he asked Trump "multiple times" to call the Ukrainian president but to discuss energy — not the Bidens → Read More

House Democrats subpoena Pentagon for documents related to Ukraine as impeachment inquiry heats up

Lawmakers are probing if Trump made military aid to Ukraine contingent on a new probe by Kyiv into Joe Biden → Read More

Trump calls for Pelosi to be "immediately impeached" after suggesting that she committed treason

The U.S. Constitution says members of Congress cannot be impeached, though lawmakers can be censured → Read More

President Trump ordered to turn over eight years of tax returns to Manhattan's district attorney

A federal judge has rejected Trump's argument that he is immune from criminal investigations → Read More

Chilling report reveals how the DEA inflamed the opioid crisis

The DEA can’t justify why it authorized a 400%-plus increase in oxycodone production from 2002-2013 → Read More

IRS whistleblower claims political appointee tried to interfere in audit of Trump or Pence: report

House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal says the whistleblower's complaint raises "serious and urgent concerns" → Read More

Elizabeth Warren rakes in $24.6 million, eclipsing Joe Biden in latest fundraising quarter

Her campaign said it raised $24.6 million in the third quarter and has $25.7 million cash on hand → Read More

Trump wanted U.S. forces equipped with bayonets to stop migrants at border

He also reportedly wanted to fortify a border wall with a water-filled moat stocked with alligators and snakes → Read More