An Iowa state senator says a two-year legal battle that ended in acquittal exhausted his finances. The case was brought by Trump’s new acting attorney general.

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CNN’s \u003ca href=\”https://www.cnn.com/profiles/laura-jarrett\” target=\”_blank\”>Laura Jarret\u003c/a> reports. “},{“title”:”WSJ: Evidence shows Trump played role in hush money payments”,”duration”:”04:22″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/11/09/wsj-trump-hush-payoffs-erica-orden-brooke-baldwin-sot-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/11/09/wsj-trump-hush-payoffs-erica-orden-brooke-baldwin-sot-nr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181109131959-daniels-trump-mcdougal-split-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/11/09/wsj-trump-hush-payoffs-erica-orden-brooke-baldwin-sot-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”A report by The Wall Street Journal says federal prosecutors have gathered evidence that shows President Donald Trump played a central role in hush money payments to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal. “,”descriptionText”:”A report by The Wall Street Journal says federal prosecutors have gathered evidence that shows President Donald Trump played a central role in hush money payments to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal. “},{“title”:”Baldwin: Trump’s insults ‘beyond disturbing'”,”duration”:”02:29″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/11/09/trump-calls-reporters-stupid-nasty-racist-brooke-baldwin-nr-sot-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/11/09/trump-calls-reporters-stupid-nasty-racist-brooke-baldwin-nr-sot-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181109152052-brooke-baldwin-newsroom-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/11/09/trump-calls-reporters-stupid-nasty-racist-brooke-baldwin-nr-sot-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”CNN’s Brooke Baldwin calls out President Trump for demanding respect after he insulted three black female reporters during press briefings.”,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s Brooke Baldwin calls out President Trump for demanding respect after he insulted three black female reporters during press briefings.”},{“title”:”Trump backpedals on knowing Matt Whitaker”,”duration”:”01:21″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/11/09/trump-i-dont-know-whitaker-great-guy-wolf-sot-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/11/09/trump-i-dont-know-whitaker-great-guy-wolf-sot-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181109152311-01-trump-1109-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/11/09/trump-i-dont-know-whitaker-great-guy-wolf-sot-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”President Trump says he doesn’t know acting attorney general Matt Whitaker despite calling him a \”great guy\” one month prior on Fox News.”,”descriptionText”:”President Trump says he doesn’t know acting attorney general Matt Whitaker despite calling him a \”great guy\” one month prior on Fox News.”},{“title”:”Gillibrand says she’s considering 2020 run”,”duration”:”00:39″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/11/09/senator-kirsten-gillibrand-new-york-dem-2020-president-stephen-colbert-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/11/09/senator-kirsten-gillibrand-new-york-dem-2020-president-stephen-colbert-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181109132227-gillibrand-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/11/09/senator-kirsten-gillibrand-new-york-dem-2020-president-stephen-colbert-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) said in an interview with Stephen Colbert that she would give the idea of running for president in 2020 a \”long, hard\” consideration. “,”descriptionText”:”Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) said in an interview with Stephen Colbert that she would give the idea of running for president in 2020 a \”long, hard\” consideration. “},{“title”:”Trump to CNN reporter: What a stupid question”,”duration”:”01:31″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/11/09/trump-press-gaggle-abby-phillip-stupid-question-response-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/11/09/trump-press-gaggle-abby-phillip-stupid-question-response-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181109111734-trump-press-gaggle-abby-phillip-stupid-question-response-vpx-00000000-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/11/09/trump-press-gaggle-abby-phillip-stupid-question-response-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”President Trump tells CNN’s Abby Phillip that she \”asks a lot of stupid questions\” in response to her inquiry during a press gaggle.”,”descriptionText”:”President Trump tells CNN’s Abby Phillip that she \”asks a lot of stupid questions\” in response to her inquiry during a press gaggle.”},{“title”:”Trump slams George Conway: You mean ‘Mr. Kellyanne …’ “,”duration”:”01:08″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/11/09/trump-george-conway-sot-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/11/09/trump-george-conway-sot-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181109094735-trump-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/11/09/trump-george-conway-sot-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”President Donald Trump fires back at George Conway following his op-ed in the New York Times calling Matt Whitaker’s appointment as acting attorney general \”unconstitutional\” and \”illegal.\””,”descriptionText”:”President Donald Trump fires back at George Conway following his op-ed in the New York Times calling Matt Whitaker’s appointment as acting attorney general \”unconstitutional\” and \”illegal.\””},{“title”:”Michelle Obama opens up about infertility”,”duration”:”01:08″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/health/2018/11/09/michelle-obama-on-miscarriage-and-infertility-and-her-marriage-in-new-book-orig-js.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”health/2018/11/09/michelle-obama-on-miscarriage-and-infertility-and-her-marriage-in-new-book-orig-js.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180506115451-michelle-obama-usow-05-05-2018-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/health/2018/11/09/michelle-obama-on-miscarriage-and-infertility-and-her-marriage-in-new-book-orig-js.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Former first lady Michelle Obama revealed personal details about her pregnancy and marriage in an interview with ABC’s Robin Roberts.”,”descriptionText”:”Former first lady Michelle Obama revealed personal details about her pregnancy and marriage in an interview with ABC’s Robin Roberts.”},{“title”:”King debunks Trump’s attack on Obama”,”duration”:”03:05″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/11/09/debunking-trump-claim-obama-military-john-king-inside-politics-sot-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/11/09/debunking-trump-claim-obama-military-john-king-inside-politics-sot-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181109182412-john-king-debunks-trump-claim-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/11/09/debunking-trump-claim-obama-military-john-king-inside-politics-sot-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”President Donald Trump pushed back at former first lady Michelle Obama and former President Barack Obama over a forthcoming memoir by the former first lady, saying he would never forgive Obama \”for what he did to our US military. It was depleted, and I had to fix it.\””,”descriptionText”:”President Donald Trump pushed back at former first lady Michelle Obama and former President Barack Obama over a forthcoming memoir by the former first lady, saying he would never forgive Obama \”for what he did to our US military. It was depleted, and I had to fix it.\””},{“title”:”Rick Scott claims rampant fraud in Florida”,”duration”:”01:34″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/11/09/rick-scott-florida-fraud-sot-cpt-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/11/09/rick-scott-florida-fraud-sot-cpt-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181108214714-rick-scott-11-8-2018-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/11/09/rick-scott-florida-fraud-sot-cpt-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) accuses Democrats of trying to \”steal the election\” and claiming there is rampant fraud in Broward and Palm Beach counties.”,”descriptionText”:”Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) accuses Democrats of trying to \”steal the election\” and claiming there is rampant fraud in Broward and Palm Beach counties.”},{“title”:”Pelosi: Total confidence I’ll be House speaker”,”duration”:”01:26″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/shows/cuomo-prime-time”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/11/09/nancy-pelosi-speaker-of-the-house-cuomo-intv-cpt-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/11/09/nancy-pelosi-speaker-of-the-house-cuomo-intv-cpt-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181108190708-pelosi-cuomo-intv-1-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/11/09/nancy-pelosi-speaker-of-the-house-cuomo-intv-cpt-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”House Democrats came out victorious in the midterm elections — winning back control of the chamber and paving the way for additional oversight of the Trump administration. It’s a moment that has Nancy Pelosi feeling a sense of urgency to once again hold the speaker’s gavel.”,”descriptionText”:”House Democrats came out victorious in the midterm elections — winning back control of the chamber and paving the way for additional oversight of the Trump administration. It’s a moment that has Nancy Pelosi feeling a sense of urgency to once again hold the speaker’s gavel.”},{“title”:”Conway’s husband: Acting AG unconstitutional “,”duration”:”02:15″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/11/08/george-conway-acting-attorney-general-whitaker-unconstitutional-brooke-baldwin-newsroom-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/11/08/george-conway-acting-attorney-general-whitaker-unconstitutional-brooke-baldwin-newsroom-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180815124129-01-george-conway-file-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/11/08/george-conway-acting-attorney-general-whitaker-unconstitutional-brooke-baldwin-newsroom-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Kellyanne Conway’s husband, George Conway, recently co-authored a New York Times op-ed which argued that President Trump’s \”appointment of the acting attorney general is unconstitutional\”. “,”descriptionText”:”Kellyanne Conway’s husband, George Conway, recently co-authored a New York Times op-ed which argued that President Trump’s \”appointment of the acting attorney general is unconstitutional\”. “},{“title”:”Sessions replacement talks Russia probe in 2017″,”duration”:”01:25″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/11/07/matthew-whitaker-jeff-sessions-mueller-probe-perez-sot-lead-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/11/07/matthew-whitaker-jeff-sessions-mueller-probe-perez-sot-lead-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181107154906-01-matt-whitaker-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/11/07/matthew-whitaker-jeff-sessions-mueller-probe-perez-sot-lead-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Matthew Whitaker, now the acting attorney general after Jeff Sessions, discussed in 2017 how he thinks the Russia probe might be impacted if Sessions is replaced.”,”descriptionText”:”Matthew Whitaker, now the acting attorney general after Jeff Sessions, discussed in 2017 how he thinks the Russia probe might be impacted if Sessions is replaced.”},{“title”:”Jeff Sessions out as attorney general “,”duration”:”03:18″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/11/07/jeff-sessions-fired-laura-jarrett-pkg-lead-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/11/07/jeff-sessions-fired-laura-jarrett-pkg-lead-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/181107145007-16-jeff-sessions-lead-image-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/11/07/jeff-sessions-fired-laura-jarrett-pkg-lead-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Jeff Sessions is out as US attorney general after President Trump asked for his resignation. CNN’s \u003ca href=\”/profiles/laura-jarrett\” target=\”_blank\”>Laura Jarrett\u003c/a> reports.”,”descriptionText”:”Jeff Sessions is out as US attorney general after President Trump asked for his resignation. 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