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"To stormy Daniels during the two thousand sixteen presidential campaign and whether the reimbursements made to Michael calling trump's former lawyer in fixer were legally accounted for as a legal expense trump has refused to release his tax returns claiming for years she's under audit house Democrats of attempted to obtain his federal tax returns the a subpoena from the treasury department and I arrest but have so far been unsuccessful house intelligence chair Adam Schiff has accused the acting director of national intelligence of refusing to turn over a whistle blower complaint to protect an unnamed high ranking official ship subpoena Joseph McGuire the acting head of national intelligence was refused to hand over the complaint ship says McGuire consulted the justice department about the whistle blower complaint before deciding to withhold shift wrote in a letter accompanying the subpoena quote the committee can only conclude based on this remarkable confluence of factors that the serious misconduct at issue involves the president of the United States and or other senior White House or administration officials. house Democrats are investigating transportation secretary Elaine Chao for possible ethics violations and whether she used her office to ban it for herself and her family the house oversight committee is probing whether Chow took any action to benefit foremost group a shipping company owned by your father and sisters to quote increase its influence and status with the Chinese government including by sitting for interviews with Chinese media outlets where she appeared to represent both the U. S. government and foremost group China has reportedly provided hundreds of millions of low interest loans to the company in June reports emerge secretary Chao was using her office to bolster projects benefiting her husband Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his home state of Kentucky a federal judge in Florida has refused to undo a two thousand a plea deal that granted immunity to serial sexual predator Jeffrey abstain and his co conspirators despite a ruling that prosecutors violated the crime victims rights act by failing to consult with that stains accusers the decision means abstains accusers will not seek compensation or be granted access to F. B. I. records related to the upstate investigation it also means abstains alleged co conspirators will retain their immunity abstain died of an apparent suicide in his Manhattan jail cell last month while awaiting trial the U. S. Attorney General has vowed to pursue abstains collaborators. a new study reveals the first sexual experience for one out of every sixteen women and girls in the U. S. is rape almost half of those surveyed said they were physically forced into the act in over half said they were verbally pressured into sex against their will the average age of the assaults is fifteen in the following years the affected women had poorer mental and reproductive health outcomes including more unwanted pregnancies and abortions the working families party has endorsed senator Elizabeth Warren in the twenty twenty democratic presidential primary senator Warren knows how to kick Wall Street copter crash where it hurts and she's got some truly visionary plans to make this country work for the many said Maurice Mitchell the working families party's national director in a statement the endorsement provoked a backlash among some supporters of Bernie Sanders whom the group endorsed in two thousand sixteen on Monday senator Warren released her plan to end corruption in politics the sweeping plan includes a lifetime ban on lobbying for senior government officials and imposing strict conflict of interest laws on the president. Warren gave a speech to a crowd of supporters in New York City Monday night. corporations. our government. in the morning. huge."