• Donald Trump Jr.: There's 'no ambiguity' in my father's orders
Donald Trump Jr.: There's 'no ambiguity' in my father's orders

The former FBI chief described being pressured by Trump to end the FBI's investigation of Russian contacts by Michael Flynn , who had briefly served as White House national security advisor. "I'm not hinting anything". Hours later, Mr Trump ignored reporters when asked about whether Mr Comey was telling the truth. "I mean, I will tell ...

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  • Senate Committee to Grill AG Sessions on Involvement of Comey's Firing
Senate Committee to Grill AG Sessions on Involvement of Comey's Firing

And Sessions has sat through enough hearings to know his answers will come back to bite him if there is even an element of untruth. Angus King , I-Maine, said that question is likely to be raised at Sessions' hearing on Tuesday. In an interview with CBS "This Morning", Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) announced that the hearing would be public. T...

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  • United States court rules against Trump's Muslim ban
United States court rules against Trump's Muslim ban

But the 9th Circuit sidestepped that question, saying they didn't need to answer it because the legality of the travel ban could be decided on narrower grounds: It violated immigration law. "Here, the President has not done so". Hawaii's lawyers said Trump had provided evidence that his administration already was doing the work that it said requi...

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  • Virginia Democrats vying to be face of Trump resistance
Virginia Democrats vying to be face of Trump resistance

Democrats and Republicans will conduct simultaneous primary elections June 13 to pick their candidates for the November general election. Virginians aren't required to declare a political party when they register to vote, but when they check in for Tuesday's primary they will have to say whether they want a Democratic or Republican ballot.

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  • Jeff Sessions testifies: What to expect from Tuesday's Senate Intelligence Committee hearing
Jeff Sessions testifies: What to expect from Tuesday's Senate Intelligence Committee hearing

The fact that Sessions would delegate that task to his deputy showed the Russian Federation investigation was distracting him from his core duties. His testimony follows fired FBI Director James Comey's riveting session before the same Senate panel last week.

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  • US Defense Secretary Mattis praises China on North Korea
US Defense Secretary Mattis praises China on North Korea

The measure added new individuals and entities connected to Pyongyang's ballistic missile and nuclear programs to the existing United Nations blacklist. USA ambassador Haley, however, reaffirmed recent U.S. policy in the region is precautionary. But she added: "Beyond diplomatic and financial consequences, the United States remains prepared to ...

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  • General Electric Company (GE) CEO Immelt Suddenly Steps Down
General Electric Company (GE) CEO Immelt Suddenly Steps Down

Flannery, who handed over Indian operations to Banmali Agrawala , had brought about major changes in India by building a strong local team for the market, where GE has been for more than a century. GE has struggled somewhat in the stock market in recent times, with its stock falling 8% year-to-date, although its share price was boosted nearly 4% i...

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  • Sessions' testimony to Congress tomorrow to be open to public
Sessions' testimony to Congress tomorrow to be open to public

JOHNSON: Well, the attorney general says fired FBI Director James Comey said a lot of things about him last week to the Senate intelligence committee . On the left, senators have been chomping at the bit since Sessions allegedly perjured himself during his Senate confirmation hearings. A loose relationship with the facts has also plagued...

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  • Secret Service: We don't have Trump tapes
Secret Service: We don't have Trump tapes

The information was provided to the Journal in response to a Freedom of Information Act request for recordings or transcripts of recordings made in the White House after January 20, the day Trump took office. The president said he would reveal if he taped conversations "over a very short period of time". "James Comey better hope that there are ...

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  • US AG to testify on alleged Russian meddling in election
US AG to testify on alleged Russian meddling in election

Comey's recent testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, it is important that I have an opportunity to address these matters in the appropriate forum", Sessions said in a letter to the various subcommittees. Feinstein said she did not necessarily believe Trump was unfit for office, as House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi has ass...

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  • Justice Gorsuch shows writing flare in first opinion from Supreme Court bench
Justice Gorsuch shows writing flare in first opinion from Supreme Court bench

Just days after Trump's inauguration in January , the government watchdog Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington also filed a federal lawsuit in the Southern District of NY. This lawsuit, which was submitted by D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine , D, and Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh , D, was the first to centralize the fact...

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  • Lordy: Secret Service says it doesn't have any White House tapes
Lordy: Secret Service says it doesn't have any White House tapes

The House Intelligence Committee has requested the White House turn over any tapes that might exist. On Friday, Trump wouldn't quash rumors about the tapes when he told reporters "I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future", adding, "Oh, you're going to be very disappointed when you hear the answer, don't worry".

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  • Trump dismisses 'leaker' James Comey's version: 'I didn't say that'
Trump dismisses 'leaker' James Comey's version: 'I didn't say that'

Comey also attacked Trump's credibility during the hearing and said he took careful notes after their meetings because he anxious the president might lie about their conversations. Trump has vociferously denied suggestions that he and his subordinates coordinated with Russia, but he forced out his national security adviser, Michael Flynn, after...

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  • Hawaii urges court to keep hold on Trump travel ban
Hawaii urges court to keep hold on Trump travel ban

Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, based in Virginia. Attorney general Jeff Sessions wasn't a fan of that federal judge in Hawaii's decision, calling the 50th state "an island in the Pacific" that was impeding the president's will, so we could be getting some quality soundbites from the Department of Justice head again.

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  • Mattis blames Congress for poor state of US combat readiness
Mattis blames Congress for poor state of US combat readiness

Military installations are prized possessions in congressional districts. "We have spent six years just getting by, asking more and more of those who serve, and putting off the choices that have to be made". Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, Yemen and the United Arab Emirates have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar and stopped transportation to and from ...

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  • Public works projects on Trump's agenda for OH visit
Public works projects on Trump's agenda for OH visit

They want to see us all come together. He spoke before a crowd at Rivertowne Marina . "Not these ones that take 18 years", Trump added, an apparent reference to the Corps of Engineers' Olmsted Locks and Dam project on the Ohio River, at $3 billion the most expensive inland project ever.

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  • John Oliver Dismantles Trump's Reaction to Comey Testimony
John Oliver Dismantles Trump's Reaction to Comey Testimony

US President Donald Trump has been invited by a top Democratic leader to testify before the Senate over his relationship with sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey and the probe into the alleged Russian meddling in the US polls.

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  • Theresa May 'will not resign' despite Tory election disaster
Theresa May 'will not resign' despite Tory election disaster

Mrs. Merkel added she hoped Britain would remain a good partner following the talks, due to begin on 19 June . Some colleagues may be lining up to replace her, although a party source said the post was seen as too much of a poisoned chalice for the time being.

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  • Trump Remains Vague When Asked If He Taped Meetings With Comey
Trump Remains Vague When Asked If He Taped Meetings With Comey

During Thursday's testimony, Comey said he believed Trump fired him because of the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into the Trump-Russia connection. The other is Comey's assertion that Trump twice told him, "I need loyalty" during a January 27 dinner. Mr Mueller was appointed by the US Justice Department to oversee the Russian Federatio...

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  • Trump claims victory after Comey testimony, calls fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director 'a leaker'
Trump claims victory after Comey testimony, calls fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director 'a leaker'

In his testimony , Comey was clear that the President was never an explicit subject of the Russian Federation probe - but he also said Trump's private comments urging him to drop the probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn led him to tell his Justice Department colleagues they needed to be careful.

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