The Mueller report -- making it's way from Washington to Broadway NATSOT FROM PLAY: "10 acts of obstruction." A star-studded cast acted out special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Monday...dramatizing the political investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election...with the narrative clearly focused on President Trump.
NATSOT FROM ANETTE BENNING: "Act 1, President Trump asked the FBI Director to shutdown the investigation into National Security Advisors Michael Flynn." The one-night only show called "The Investigation: A Search For The Truth in Ten Acts" was performed at the Riverside Church in Manhattan..
Narrated by Annette Bening, it included Kevin Kline as Robert Mueller.
John Lithgow as Trump...and earned plenty of laughs.
NATSOT FROM PLAY: "President Trump said he fired FBI Director Comey..." In 10 parts, the piece not only adapted passages from the 448-page Mueller report, but also used excerpts from news conferences and tweets from Trump.
The final act?
- the cast recited parts of the U.S. Constitution describing impeachment.
The reading was organized by Law Works, whose stated aim is to educate the public on the integrity of U.S. judicial systems. The Mueller report has been top of the New York Times paperback non fiction list for eight weeks, and is currently in 17th place on the Amazon best-seller list.
A graphic novel version is also in the works- and will be published in April 2020.
The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a pro-Russian Ukrainian lawmaker linked to Republican efforts to dig up dirt on Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son Hunter, accusing him of trying to interfere in the U.S. election. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
A U.S. appeals court on Thursday agreed to rehear arguments that could potentially lead to the reopening of the case against Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser. Gavino Garay has more.
On Saturday, President Donald Trump said that Republicans have an "obligation" to fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's vacant seat on the Supreme Court. CNN reports that Trump told that GOP must will fill the seat "without delay." Democrats argue the Senate should refrain from confirming a replacement until after the next president is sworn in. CNN previously reported that the President had been "salivating" to nominate a replacement for Ginsburg even before her death on Friday.
A new report in the NY Post has shed new light on the disfunction inside NY Mayor Bill de Blasio's beleaguered administration. The report cited an incident centering around the de Blasio's celebration of centennial of women's suffrage. A white staffer apparently sparked bitter race row after telling black colleague it was 'negging' and 'confrontational' to bring up race in the suffrage conversation.
Once again, Lev Parnas is facing federal charges. This time, Newser reports it's for allegedly defrauding investors with his company Fraud Guarantee. We couldn't say it better ourselves—the behavior alleged today is indeed fraudulent—guaranteed. FBI Assistant Director Bill Sweeney. Newser reports New York prosecutors said Thursday that Parnas and business partner David Correia lured investors into putting over $2 million in the company.
FBI Director Christopher Wray on Thursday warned that Russia is interfering in the 2020 U.S. presidential election with a steady stream of misinformation aimed at Democrat Joe Biden as well as sapping Americans' confidence in the election process.
A Brooklyn couple refused to wear masks on a New York City ferry Saturday night. The couple ended up kicked off the boat and cited for disorderly conduct. Gothamist has a number of videos of the incident, reports Newser. In the videos, the husband and wife stood on the top deck of the ferry for more than an hour. They were on their way home after an evening in Manhattan and refused to follow the captain's orders.
Audiences got a look at Netflix’s starry adaptation of “The Boys in the Band” this week with the release of the film’s first trailer, viewable above. Based on Mart Crowley’s seminal 1968 stage play, “The Boys in the Band” follows a group of gay friends living in New York back then. Michael (played by Jim Parsons) is hosting a birthday party for his pal Harold (Zachary Quinto) at a swanky Manhattan apartment. The film is directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello.
[NFA] A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday granted President Donald Trump's request to delay Manhattan's district attorney from accessing his tax returns in connection with a criminal probe of his business practices. Colette Luke has the latest.
Amazon is planning to expand its delivery network. The change could bring Amazon even closer to customers in suburban neighborhoods and enhance its overall delivery network. According to Business Insider Amazon is looking to open 1,000 small delivery hubs near suburbs and cities across the US. Amazon has typically opened warehouses in exurban environments, keeping away from residential areas. The new change could bring Amazon even closer to customers in suburban neighborhoods.
Wayfair is competing with Amazon by having its own massive sale day called "Way Day." Way Day starts on September 23 and ends at 3 a.m. EST on September 25. This sale will include discounts of up to 80% on thousands of products, with free shipping on all orders. Expect deals from companies like Samsung, AllModern, Joss & Main, and so much more. Wayfair will also offer thousands of flash deals throughout the duration of the sale.
President Donald Trump sunk to a new low when it comes to his long-held skepticism that Russia actively interfered in the 2016 election to help him and hurt Hillary Clinton. In Japan at the G20, Trump..