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Giuliani Says Talks for Trump Tower in Moscow Lasted Through 2016 Election

Rudolph W. Giuliani, President Trump’s personal lawyer, said on Sunday that discussions about building a Trump Tower in Moscow lasted through the November 2016 election, months longer than previously confirmed. Mr. Giuliani said in an interview with The New York Times that Mr. Trump “recalls a series of conversations” with …

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Shutdown Prompts Centrist Freshman Democrats to Flex Their Muscles

WASHINGTON — As the most diverse freshman class in history settles into the House of Representatives, newcomers like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan have been racking up social media followers and soaking up the spotlight, liberal firebrands largely elected to safe Democratic seats. But overlooked …

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Democratic Senator Seeks Perjury Investigation of Kirstjen Nielsen

WASHINGTON — A Democratic senator asked the F.B.I. on Friday to open a perjury investigation into the homeland security secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen, over her congressional testimony about the Trump administration’s policy of separating migrant families at the southern border. The senator, Jeff Merkley of Oregon, cited a previously unreleased document …

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N.J. Lawmakers Question if Governor’s Inner Circle Took Sexual Assault Complaint Seriously

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] TRENTON — The chief counsel to Gov. Philip D. Murphy of New Jersey came under withering questioning on Friday from lawmakers who pointedly challenged whether the administration took seriously an accusation of sexual assault …

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