Saturday, 9 March 2019 President Trump made a new claim on Friday that his former fixer, Michael Cohen, had asked him for a pardon – a request he says he refused. Cohen testified to Congress under oath last week denying that he has ever asked Mr. Trump for a pardon. This comes amidst another staff shake-up at the White House with Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications Bill Shine resigning. Errol Barnett reports.
The New York Times reported that President Donald Trump wanted to fast-track the IRS chief counsel’s nomination. According to Business Insider, Trump choose Michael Desmond for the position. He spoke..