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Liz Johnstone

Liz Johnstone is the managing editor for politics at NBC News digital.

Liz Johnstone is the managing editor for politics at NBC News digital.

Latest from Liz Johnstone

260d ago

Trump says 'illegal leaks' indicate he will be arrested Tuesday in N.Y. hush money probe

Former President Donald Trump said Saturday that "illegal leaks" had indicated that he would be arrested Tuesday and called on supporters to protest.
260d ago

Trump says he expects to be arrested Tuesday amid hush money investigation

Donald Trump posted that “leaks” indicate he will be arrested Tuesday, referencing reports of potential charges tied to a hush money payment to Stormy Daniels.

Pence subpoenaed by special counsel investigating Trump's role in Jan. 6

Former Vice President Mike Pence has been subpoenaed by the special counsel investigating former President Donald Trump.
297d ago

Defense officials defend response to Chinese spy balloon in tense Senate hearing

Tensions flared during a Senate hearing on the Chinese spy balloon as lawmakers in both parties expressed anger over the handling of the incursion.
916d ago

Texas Democrats stage walkout over restrictive voting bill, killing it for now

The GOP-backed legislation will be added to a special session agenda, Gov. Greg Abbott said.
1070d ago

In reversal, Trump signs spending bill, unlocking Covid aid and averting shutdown

The bill averts a government shutdown and restores unemployment benefits that had expired after the president delayed signing it.
1354d ago

The race for the 2020 nomination is on. Who of the Democratic candidates remain?

The field is shrinking. Here's a timeline of who's running for president.
1503d ago

Tracking President Trump's visits to Trump properties

The president regularly visits his personal properties and golf courses in Virginia, Florida, and New Jersey.
1575d ago

Trump retweets Epstein conspiracy theory, claiming Clinton connection

The president retweeted a conspiracy theory Saturday that suggested a connection between former President Bill Clinton and the death of the wealthy financier and accused sex trafficker.
1576d ago

'Heads must roll': After Epstein found dead, lawmakers want answers, justice for alleged victims

'Today, Jeffrey Epstein’s co-conspirators think they might have just gotten one last sweetheart deal,' Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., said.
1775d ago

Michael Cohen says Trump's 'threats against his family' will delay his testimony before the House

"This is a time where Mr. Cohen had to put his family and their safety first," Cohen's attorney, Lanny Davis, said.