News archive from 27 May 2018

Man jailed in Venezuela for 2 years returns to US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joshua Holt, who traveled to Venezuela from Utah in 2016 to marry a Spanish-speaking Mormon woman but soon found himself jailed and later branded the CIA's top spy in Latin America, has been set free by the anti-American Maduro...

Chron, 00:43 in Politics

Backchannel, 'Dracula' help free Utah man in Venezuela

WASHINGTON (AP) — A secret backchannel led by a veteran Republican Senate staffer and a flamboyant Venezuelan official nicknamed "Dracula" broke through hostile relations between the two governments to secure the release of American prisoner...

Chron, 00:43 in Politics

Lawyer: Trump needs informant info before Mueller interview

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani says the president wants details on the classified information shared with lawmakers about the FBI investigation into Russian election meddling before deciding on an interview with...

Chron, 11:12 in Politics

President Donald Trump slated to be in Houston on Thursday

President Donald Trump will be in Houston Thursday for a previously scheduled fundraiser, but his Texas trip is not expected to include a stop in Santa Fe. Trump will headline a $5,000 per person luncheon to benefit the National Republican Senatorial...

Chron, 14:16 in Politics

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