Whistleblower Says Flynn Texted About Nuclear Plan at Inauguration

A whistleblower has told House Democrats that during President Donald Trump’s inauguration speech, national security adviser Michael Flynn texted a former business associate to say a private nuclear reactor plan Flynn had lobbied for would also have his support in the White House.

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Aide Says Ex-Kentucky Speaker Paid Hush Money With Donor Funds

The communications director for former Kentucky House Speaker Jeff Hoover claims in a lawsuit filed Monday that she was effectively fired after disclosing a secret settlement between Hoover and a sexual harassment accuser paid for with campaign donor money.

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Judge in Armstrong Trial Sets Limits on Evidence

A federal judge on Tuesday set limits on evidence and testimony that will admitted at  Lance Armstrong’s upcoming $100 million civil trial, among other things barring an expert witnesses for the government from testifying that the Postal Service got no financial benefit whatsoever from its sponsorship of the disgraced cyclist.

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NY Forfeiture Case Takes Off on Russian Intrigue

Found sealed and bound in twine, a Russian criminal case file has shaken up a New York case that touches on the mob, political corruption and pricey real estate. A federal judge here agreed Tuesday that the evidence is crucial to the government’s $230 million forfeiture action.

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