Gold Dome: Trump Might not Comply With Subpoena

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Rudy Giuliani, the lawyer for President Donald Trump, said that Trump doesn’t have to comply with a subpoena from the Mueller investigation and that Trump could plead the Fifth. As to whether Trump will, Giuliani said he doesn’t know.

Facilitating “vote trading” will soon be illegal. The practice gained notoriety when it was used in 2016 in an attempt to try to block President Trump from winning the election.

A plan to do away with gerrymandering in Colorado has already gained unanimous approval in the Senate and two House committees.

A measure in the Colorado legislature that would have let cities and counties set minimum wages above statewide levels has died in the state Senate’s “kill committee.”

For the first time, unaffiliated voters will be able to vote in next month’s primaries. But, while still “unaffiliated,” their votes will be public information.

While many doctors say their profession shares the blame in the opioid crisis, they are resistant to outside efforts to police them.

City leaders in Colorado Springs are pushing to more aggressively ticket homeless campers near waterways. They say the issue is a public health concern and they are battling E. coli and keeping trash out of waterways.

As teachers in Pueblo City Schools prepare to strike on Monday, Colorado Springs’ only collective bargaining educators’ union is close to ratifying a new master agreement for next school year.

Wells Fargo & Co. agreed to pay $480 million to settle a class-action lawsuit in which investors accused the bank of securities fraud related to its fake-account scandal.

 

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