Judge refuses to delay Stone sentencing

A federal judge on Tuesday refused to delay Roger StoneRoger Jason StoneTrump says he has ‘total confidence’ in Barr Judge refuses to delay Stone sentencing In defense of William Barr MORE‘s sentencing amid the fallout over the Trump administration’s decision to intervene in the case against the president’s longtime ally. The sentencing will move forward on […]

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Democratic senator meets with Iranian foreign minister

Democratic Sen. Chris MurphyChristopher (Chris) Scott MurphyDemocratic senator meets with Iranian foreign minister Lawmakers wary as US on cusp of initial deal with Taliban Democratic senators ask FDA to ban device used to shock disabled students MORE (D-Conn.) met with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on the sidelines of this weekend’s Munich Security Conference, the […]

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14 Americans with coronavirus among those evacuated from cruise in Japan

Fourteen Americans evacuated on Sunday from a cruise ship quarantined in Japan tested positive for coronavirus, the State Department and and Department Health and Human Services said in a joint statement on Monday.  The U.S. evacuated more than 300 U.S. citizens from the Diamond Princess cruise ship on two charter flights, one to Travis Air Force base in California and one […]

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Overnight Defense: Dem senator met with Iranian foreign minister | Meeting draws criticism from right | Lawmakers push back at Pentagon funding for wall

Happy Tuesday and welcome to Overnight Defense. I’m Ellen Mitchell, and here’s your nightly guide to the latest developments at the Pentagon, on Capitol Hill and beyond. CLICK HERE to subscribe to the newsletter.   THE TOPLINE: Democratic Sen. Chris MurphyChristopher (Chris) Scott MurphyDemocratic senator meets with Iranian foreign minister Lawmakers wary as US on cusp of initial deal […]

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