INTERVIEW – JOE DIGENOVA – legal analyst and former U.S. Attorney to the District of Columbia
- MUELLER GRAND JURY: Mueller grand jury extended for up to 6 months. A federal grand jury being used by the team of Special Counsel Robert Mueller has been extended, Fox News has learned. The original term of 18 months for the Washington, D.C.-based jury expired on Friday. Sources close to Chief Judge of U.S. District Court in Washington, Beryl Howell, tell Fox News she has extended the grand jury term.
- House Intelligence Committee Chairman ADAM SCHIFF said Sunday that he plans to move quickly to provide the panel’s interview transcripts to special counsel Robert Mueller. “We hope, as one of our first acts, to make the transcripts of our witnesses fully available to special counsel for any purpose, including the bringing of perjury charges if necessary against any of the witnesses,” the California Democrat told CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union.” Schiff declined to name who among the committee’s witnesses he believed might have committed perjury, but he said he had concerns about “multiple witnesses.
- Trump: I could declare a national emergency to get border wall // President Trump said Friday he could declare a national emergency and bypass Congress to build his long-promised border wall — and warned that the government shutdown could last for months or years. “Absolutely, we can call a national emergency. I may do it. We can call a national emergency and build it very quickly,” he said during a briefing in the Rose Garden after a two-hour meeting with top Democrats about the government shutdown and border security. He also said he could seize private property from people who own land on the border “under the military version” of eminent domain, the law that allows the government to seize private property for public or private development.