Pelosi: Barr lied. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Attorney General William Barr committed a crime by lying to Congress during his testimony - https://nyti.ms/2vBahZO

  • Barr's no-show at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday has Democrats discussing holding the Attorney General in contempt - https://wapo.st/2vCNM6N

Democrats talking with Mueller about testifying. Congressional Democrats are going around the Justice Department and speaking directly with special counsel Robert Mueller about appearing before Congress - http://bit.ly/2PLGaI9


White House complained about Mueller to Barr. A five-page letter from White House lawyer Emmet Flood raised several concerns about Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election, saying the special counsel should have made a decision on whether to charge Trump with obstruction of justice - https://cnn.it/2PIo2iC


FBI investigated Trump's campaign. A government investigator posed as a research assistant as part of a counterintelligence inquiry into the Trump campaign's links to Russia. The Trump campaign jumped on the story, claiming it was proof of government spying - https://nyti.ms/2PGOol5


Trump blocks McGahn's testimony. President Donald Trump says he does not want former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before Congress on allegations the president obstructed justice - https://politi.co/2PLHTx7


Trump's approval rating on the economy hits a new high. 56% of Americans say Trump is doing a good job with the economy according to a new poll - https://cnn.it/2vxyHU3


Stephen Moore's nomination for the Fed is kaput. Just hours after Moore said he would not back down from seeking a spot on the Federal Reserve Board, President Trump tweeted that Moore had withdrawn his name from consideration. Moore blamed a "smear campaign" by Democrats - https://cnb.cx/2PKzeLm


Facebook bans extremists. The online platform has permanently banned Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, Louis Farrakhan and a host of other prominent figures it says are "dangerous" - https://cnn.it/2PGOh99


New Trump administration rule will allow doctors to refuse to perform abortions. The rule would protect medical providers who object to certain medical procedures on religious grounds - http://bit.ly/2vBbbWc


Pig ebola? African swine fever is spreading throughout Asia and threatening the global food supply - https://bloom.bg/2vCVzl8