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Trump antagonist Michael Avenatti in jail cell that held El Chapo: lawyers

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Michael Avenatti is living in a jail cell that reportedly once housed convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, making it impossible for the celebrity lawyer to prepare for his upcoming extortion trial, his lawyers said.FILE PHOTO: Attorney Michael Avenatti arrives at the United States Courthouse in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.

Supreme Court to hear Trump appeal in Obamacare contraception fight

The administration has asked the Supreme Court to reverse a nationwide injunction issued by a lower court blocking the rule from taking effect.Mark Rienzi, a lawyer at the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which represents the Little Sisters, said he was hopeful the Supreme Court would finally resolve the long-running litigation over religious nonprofit groups, which already reached the Supreme Court once in 2016.

New York sues Trump administration to enforce Clean Air Act

FILE PHOTO: A tugboat passes the midtown Manhattan skyline on the Hudson River in the early morning in New York City, New York U.REUTERS/Mike Segar(Reuters) - New York and Connecticut sued the Trump administration on Thursday, alleging it has failed to enforce the U.

U.S. House sends Trump impeachment charges to Senate for trial

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic-led House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to send two formal charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate, clearing the way for only the third impeachment trial of a U.But Trump’s impeachment by the House last month will remain a stain on his record and the televised trial in the Senate could be uncomfortable for him as he seeks re-election on Nov.

Congressional watchdog to review Trump administration's use of biofuel waivers

Government Accountability Office (GAO) will review the Trump administration’s use of waivers exempting oil refineries from the nation’s biofuel blending requirements, according to a letter dated Friday, after lawmakers called for an investigation.FILE PHOTO: Corn rests on the ground on Hodgen Farm in Roachdale, Indiana, U.

Trump administration casts doubt on women's rights amendment push

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Wednesday said it was too late to renew the effort to push through a decades-old proposed amendment to the U.FILE PHOTO: A demonstrator holds a sign calling for an equal rights amendment (ERA) during in the Third Annual Women's March at Freedom Plaza in Washington, U.

Bolton says he is willing to testify in Trump impeachment trial

President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, John Bolton, said on Monday he is willing to testify in the expected Senate impeachment trial of the president, a surprise development that could potentially strengthen the case that Trump should be removed from office.“If the Senate issues a subpoena for my testimony, I am prepared to testify,” Bolton said in a prepared statement.

Giuliani associate can give documents sought in Trump impeachment to House panel

judge on Friday authorized a Rudy Giuliani associate indicted on campaign finance charges to turn over documents and the contents of his iPhone to a House panel as part of the impeachment process against President Donald Trump.FILE PHOTO: Ukrainian-American businessman Lev Parnas, an associate of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, exits after a bail hearing at the Manhattan Federal Court in New York, U.