Politics

Federal Judge: McGahn Must Comply With House Subpoena

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday ordered former White House counsel Donald McGahn to appear before Congress in a setback to President Donald Trump’s effort to keep his t...

Legal Disposition: Ilhan Omar Allegedly Recruited And Funded By Qatar As Foreign Agent

NEW YORK(VINnews) — Al Arabiya English reports that U.S. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar was recruited by a foreign government, passed sensitive information that was then relayed to Iran,...

Bloomberg, Now Democratic Candidate, Resigns UN Climate Post

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who just joined the crowded race for the Democratic presidential nomination, has resigned his post as the United Nati...

Conan The Dog Gets Hero’s Welcome At White House After Raid

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. military dog that played a starring role in the raid that killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi seemed oblivious to the praise that President Do...

Israel’s Attorney General: Netanyahu Not Required To Resign

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s attorney general says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is not required to leave office following his indictment on corruption charges. Avichai Mandelb...

Likud Members Are Now Presenting Alternatives To Netanyahu’s Party Leadership

JERUSALEM (JNS) — Following Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit’s announcement that he will formally indict Benjamin Netanyahu in three separate corruption cases, and the prime min...

UK’s Boris Johnson Has One Thing On His Mind: Brexit Now

LONDON (AP) — The formal launch of the Conservative Party’s election pledges Sunday centered around the key plank of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s campaign: making Brexit happen. ...

Barkat Proposes Primary For Deputy Likud Leadership, ‘Inspired By US Model’

JERUSALEM (JNS) — Likud MK and former Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat suggested a plan on Sunday to hold elections for a Likud Party “deputy leader,” who would automatically assume the ...

Will Netanyahu’s Party Stick With Him? Senior Leaders Quiet

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looked to project business as usual Sunday as he returned to work following his indictment on corruption charges, but a wall of s...

Impeachment Witness Fiona Hill Calls Attacks On George Soros Anti-Semitic

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Fiona Hill, a former White House senior staffer providing key testimony in congressional hearings to impeach President Donald Trump, likened a right-wing narrati...

DOJ Would Take Halted Executions To High Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr told The Associated Press on Thursday that he would take the Trump administration’s bid to restart federal executions after a 16-yea...

Obama Warns Against ‘Purity Tests’ In Democratic Primary

LOS ALTOS HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is warning Democrats against adopting “purity tests” in the presidential primary and alienating voters needed to defeat...

240 Congress Members Sign Letter To UN Chief Calling For Israel’s Defense Against Hezbollah

(WASHINGTON (JTA) — Some 240 Congress members have signed on to a bipartisan letter to the U.N. secretary-general calling for an international effort to defend Israel and limit the...

Netanyahu Says Indictments Against Him Are An ‘Attempted Coup,’ Vows To Remain In Office

JERUSALEM (JNS) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu struck a defiant tone on Thursday night, calling the corruption charges levied against him as an “attempted coup,” and t...

California Justices Reject Law Requiring Trump Tax Returns

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump does not have to disclose his tax returns to appear as a candidate on California’s primary ballot next spring, a unanimous state Supreme C...

A Look At The Corruption Scandals Facing Israel’s Netanyahu

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s indictment on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust stems from three long-running cases that have divided Israe...

Israeli Justice Ministry: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Indicted On Fraud, Breach Of Trust And Bribery

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel’s attorney general on Thursday formally charged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a series of corruption cases, throwing the country’s paralyzed politica...

Jeremy Corbyn Mispronounces Jeffrey Epstein’s Name, And Critics Have A Field Day

LONDON (JTA) – The last thing Jeremy Corbyn needs is another Jewish controversy. The embattled British Labour Party leader has been dogged by claims of anti-Semitism among his s...

Impeachment Hearings Takeaways: ‘Everyone Was In The Loop’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gordon Sondland, President Donald Trump’s ambassador to the European Union, bolstered Democrats’ impeachment narrative Wednesday as he repeatedly talked of a “qui...
Leader of the Israel Beyteinu political party Avigdor Liberman leads a press conference in the Israeli parliament on May 18, 2016. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

Liberman Roundly Condemned For ‘Anti-Semitic’ Slurs Against Chareidim, Satmar Rebbe

JERUSALEM(VINnews) — Yisrael Beitenu chairman Avigdor Liberman may not have succeeded in creating a unity government in Israel, but during a fiery political speech delivered Wednes...