National Headlines 3-12-18

Panicky Van Jones Pleads to Oprah for Help With Trump in WH (NewsBusters)

Trump Visits California This Week After Clashing With State (Wall Street Journal)

Mueller invokes unusual ‘conspiracy to defraud government’ charge to ensnare more targets (Washington Times)

Schwarzenegger to Sue Big Oil for ‘First Degree Murder’ (Politico)

Trump wants a ‘phase two’ of tax cuts (CNBC)

Republicans shut down House Russia probe over Democratic objections (Reuters)

House Republicans break with intelligence community on Russia (CNN)

Trump speaks with Larry Kudlow about joining White House as economic adviser (Washington Post)

Sessions calls on US attorneys to aggressively prosecute gun buyers who lie on background checks (Washington Post)

ICE director hits California Democrats (The Hill)

Senate votes to advance changes to Dodd-Frank rollback (The Hill)