Trump Administration Needs California to Pay Abet $2.5 Billion for Excessive-Bustle Rail – The Current York Times

Mr. Trump wrote on Twitter.laid out in a letter from Ronald L. Batory, the administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration.Mr. Batory wrote that the federal funds were being pulled because the California High-Speed Rail Authority had “failed to make reasonable progress on the project.”The Transportation Department said in a separate statement on Tuesday that it…

McCabe: ‘I articulate it is probably’ Trump is a Russian asset – CNN

(CNN)Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe said Tuesday it is possible President Donald Trump is a Russian asset. “Do you still believe the President could be a Russian asset?” asked CNN’s Anderson Cooper during an interview with McCabe on “Anderson Cooper 360.””I think it’s possible. I think that’s why we started our investigation, and I’m…

Hurricanes owner Tom Dundon invests $250M in AAF – ESPN

10:47 AM ETEmily KaplanESPN Carolina Hurricanes owner Tom Dundon made a $250 million investment into the upstart Alliance of American Football and will become the league’s new chairman.The Athletic reported that the league was in danger of not making payroll on Friday, before Dundon’s investment. AAF co-founder Charlie Ebersol dismissed reports that the league was…

The Bachelor Recap: Red Flags – Vulture

The Bachelor Week 7 Season 23 Episode 7 Editor’s Rating 3 stars ***** The Bachelor Week 7 Season 23 Episode 7 Editor’s Rating 3 stars ***** Photo: Josh Vertucci/ABC As the train whistle blows and the locomotive makes the turn around the snowy Denver mountains, a fastidious detective sits alone in the dining car. A…

Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court docket for oral arguments | TheHill – The Hill

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be back on the bench Tuesday for oral arguments for the time since surgery in late December. The Supreme Court’s Public Information Office confirmed Ginsburg’s attendance shortly after 9 a.m.The 85-year-old member of the court’s liberal wing was forced to miss arguments in January for the first time due to her…

AGT: The Champions Recap: [Spoiler] Wins — Season Finale Winner – TVLine

Following seven weeks of fierce competition, America’s Got Talent: The Champions has finally crowned its winner, someone Simon Cowell claims to be “the best of the best of the best of the best of the best.” (Did we miss any?) But before revealing the champion of Champions, Monday’s two-hour finale looked back on the high…

Rod Rosenstein to proceed DOJ in mid-March – Washington Examiner

 | February 18, 2019 09:57 PM Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is expected to leave the Justice Department in mid-March. Rosenstein’s departure was largely expected, with last week’s Senate confirmation of President Trump attorney general nominee William Barr. New attorney generals usually have at least some say in selection of deputy attorney general, whose office…