After First Indictments, Still No Evidence of Trump Collusion with Russia

Special Counsel Robert Mueller unveiled the first charges in his investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election on Monday. But after two indictments and a guilty plea, there is still no evidence of any collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government, as Democrats and their media allies have hoped for months.

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US Judge Unseals Drug Trafficking Indictments of Former Top Venezuelan Officials

It’s an understatement to describe the relationship between the US and Venezuela as strained. The two countries have a history of expelling each other’s diplomats after spats over petroleum, democracy, and human rights. However, that tension was taken to a new level recently when US judges quietly unsealed indictments charging two former top Venezuelan police officials with drug trafficking.

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro with Hugo Chavez

Perry Says Indicted Texas Attorney General Should Not Resign

Former Governor, and now 2016 Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry, unequivocally told reporters that Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton should not resign just because he has been indicted. Perry is facing his own criminal charges in Texas.

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One Criminal Charge Against Rick Perry Dropped, One Pending

A court of appeals has dismissed one of the charges against presidential candidate and former Governor Rick Perry. The charge of coercion of a public servant has been dismissed. A second indictment is pending but may be dismissed in the future.