• Coats refuses to discuss Trump conversations
Coats refuses to discuss Trump conversations

At a hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Virginia Democrat Mark Warner asked Coats and Rogers about media reports that Trump asked them to intervene regarding the Justice Department investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, and the broader inquiry surrounding Russian Federation.

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  • Former FBI chief Comey testifies before Senate, blasts Trump for 'lies'
Former FBI chief Comey testifies before Senate, blasts Trump for 'lies'

Sadly for many Americans and those around the world, what should have been a shocking revelation, under the current administration, seems like a routine piece of news. The initial resistance that he faced from the senior leadership of the party clearly point to it. To Trump supporters, he is a bona fide maverick who is keeping his promises by sha...

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  • 'Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed'
'Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed'

This news now puts Jared Kushner in the center ring of the Russian Federation investigation, the one now being handled by a special counsel after Trump fired the FBI director running it. Congressional Democrats demanded to hear directly from Kushner over allegations of the proposed secret back-channel, saying his security clearance may need to be r...

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  • Trump says he would testify under oath that Comey lied
Trump says he would testify under oath that Comey lied

During nearly three hours of statements Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Comey described himself as "stunned" by Trump's "very disturbing" and "very concerning" behavior towards him. "I will say this - that because of our actions, money is starting to pour into NATO ", Trump asserted Friday. Comey testified at a Senate hearing ...

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  • Gulf nations may let some Qataris stay
Gulf nations may let some Qataris stay

A day earlier, Trump discussed the crisis with King Salman of Saudi Arabia , which is leading the anti-Qatar campaign. "The Qatari government will take all measures necessary.to foil attempts to affect or harm Qatar's society and economy", the statement said.

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  • May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco
May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

Chris Leslie said: "I've never known a more beatable Prime Minister". She may hobble on in government with the help of her Ulster unionist allies, but with dark clouds gathering on the horizon as the British economy struggles with under-investment and tanking productivity, and as the reality of what Brexit will mean starts belatedly to come int...

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  • Two Top Aides Attached To British PM Quit
Two Top Aides Attached To British PM Quit

British newspapers summed it up in a word: "Mayhem". And the problem is there's a majority in the House of Commons who don't really believe in Brexit , who think that Britain should adopt a much softer form of Brexit rather than the harder form of Brexit that Theresa May was advocating.

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  • Minnesota officer charged with murdering black motorist to testify
Minnesota officer charged with murdering black motorist to testify

He said Castile's left hand was on the steering wheel and his right hand was below it. Jeronimo Yanez took the stand in his own defense . Kapelsohn said tests he conducted showed it would take three-tenths of a second to draw a gun like Castile's from a holster in the pocket of shorts like Castile was wearing.

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  • U.S. intelligence chiefs deny White House pressure to ease Federal Bureau of Investigation probe
U.S. intelligence chiefs deny White House pressure to ease Federal Bureau of Investigation probe

The sources said Coats concluded after the meeting that Trump's suggestion that he intervene with Comey's investigation would be inappropriate. Comey, who will testify before Congress on Thursday, reportedly wrote a memo saying Trump asked him to back off investigating Flynn.

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  • Comey takes every effort to get rid of Trump
Comey takes every effort to get rid of Trump

While strongly refuting these claims , Trump remained cagey about whether or not he has tapes of his conversations with Comey , which he has suggested that he might. Trump had previously indicated via Twitter there were tapes, to which Comey responded during his testimony , " Lordy, I hope there are tapes ".

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  • Coats takes center stage with new questions of Trump interference
Coats takes center stage with new questions of Trump interference

During a Senate hearing that was largely concerned with the government's ongoing investigations into Russian Federation and possible collusion with members of President Donald Trump's campaign, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats called permanent reauthorization of Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) his ...

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  • Trump may block Comey testimony before Senate
Trump may block Comey testimony before Senate

Trump's plan looks to make good on a campaign promise, but is also a clear attempt to offer a distraction - albeit a less controversial one - to what Comey is expected to say when he testifies in an open Senate hearing on Thursday. If Comey were still the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, the President could presumably simply order him not...

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  • NSA backtracks on sharing number of Americans caught in warrant-less spying
NSA backtracks on sharing number of Americans caught in warrant-less spying

Comey described so-called "Russian active measures" that began in the summer of 2015 and accelerated in the summer of 2016. Comey was confused about why he was sacked over the Russian Federation investigation and by the explanation that Trump gave to the public.

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  • Daniel Coats: 'I Have Never Been Pressured' By Trump To Intervene
Daniel Coats: 'I Have Never Been Pressured' By Trump To Intervene

None of the four witnesses provided solid legal rationales for their refusal to provide answers on this front, and they did not say that the president had invoked executive privilege . But a source said Comey is expected to explain that those were much more nuanced conversations from which Trump concluded that he was not under investigatio...

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  • Shootout at Texas car dealership leaves 3 dead
Shootout at Texas car dealership leaves 3 dead

Ramon Michael Hutchinson, shown in the photo provided by the sheriff's office in Hennepin County, Minn., and two bounty hunters were killed during a hail of gunfire at a Texas vehicle dealership Tuesday night. The two investigators were reportedly at the dealership for three to four hours before they were successful in luring the girlfriend and fug...

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  • US Intelligence Chiefs Push for Permanent OK to Eavesdrop on Foreign Communications
US Intelligence Chiefs Push for Permanent OK to Eavesdrop on Foreign Communications

Without any congressional moves to stop it, FISA Section 702 is slated at the end of the year. The bill is scheduled to head to the Senate Judiciary Committee first. That estimate is a critical piece of information for lawmakers to have as they consider whether and how to reauthorize and reform the warrantless Internet surveillance of millions ...

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  • Pelosi advises Trump:
Pelosi advises Trump: "Go to sleep"

Pelosi said she doesn't think anyone in the White House "has the courage" to call Trump out for his actions, or to tell him that his tweets are "beneath the dignity of the office you serve". "I wish he were president now", said Pelosi about former President George W. Bush. "I wish he were president now". John McCain and Mitt Romney are actual...

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  • Minnesota officer charged in Castile shooting goes on trial
Minnesota officer charged in Castile shooting goes on trial

The shooting happened last July after Castile told Yanez he had a gun. She calmly explained what had taken place, saying they had been pulled over for a broken tail light. The shots were fired shortly after Castile, who is black, told Yanez, who is Latino, that he had a firearm. He added that learning more about Reynolds' purchase could help Ya...

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  • Five killed in Florida workplace shooting
Five killed in Florida workplace shooting

Carlos Rodriguez, a former employee of the company, said there was something about Neumann that didn't sit well with him. Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings told a press conference it was a "work-related incident" rather than a terror attack.

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  • Alabama girl, 17, killed in Georgia bus crash
Alabama girl, 17, killed in Georgia bus crash

He said those who were injured in the crash ranged from age 16 to 71. The Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office identified the 17-year-old girl killed as Sarah Harmening of Huntsville, Alabama. WAFF 48 News will check back on the status of the prayer map and update this story with what it looks like once Milner says it's complete. Smith said ...

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