• Trump, finally, says he commits the United States to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mutual defense pact
Trump, finally, says he commits the United States to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mutual defense pact

Where Comey testified that when he asked Sessions not to leave him alone with Trump, and to generally provide a buffer between them, Sessions did not reply. But critics argue Comey acted inappropriately by leaking information about a private meeting with the president, although Comey insists it contained nothing classified.

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  • Haley Claims That Trump 'Believes the Climate Is Changing'
Haley Claims That Trump 'Believes the Climate Is Changing'

Leaving the Paris Accord is a toxic policy reversal we can not afford. Trump "knows that it's changing and that the United States has to be responsible for it and that's what we're going to do", she continued, adding that withdrawing from the Paris agreement will not change the country's commitment to curbing climate change.

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  • Sen. Franken Tells Sessions to 'Stop Misleading Americans'
Sen. Franken Tells Sessions to 'Stop Misleading Americans'

Ron Wyden , D-Oregon, asked Sessions what the "problematic" matters were, which led to a dramatic, emphatic statement from Sessions . At the same time , Sessions said the US doesn't have a sufficient strategy to deal with cyberattacks.

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  • Voters heading to polls for NJ governor's race
Voters heading to polls for NJ governor's race

Tom Agnew, a 68-year-old insurance broker from Glen Ridge, said the state's financial woes are his biggest worry. Whoever wins on Tuesday, Democrats are favored in the general election, in part because of an 800,000 voter registration advantage and because of political headwinds stemming from Christie's and Trump's unpopularity in New Jersey.

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  • US college student released by North Korea arrives in Ohio
US college student released by North Korea arrives in Ohio

Nauert said the last consular visit to Warmbier, by Swedish diplomats, was March 2. Earlier Tuesday, Fred Warmbier told The Cincinnati Enquirer said the family would hold a news conference Wednesday in Cincinnati, with the details yet to be finalized.

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  • President says Sessions did 'very good job,' comments on Mueller rumors
President says Sessions did 'very good job,' comments on Mueller rumors

Sessions was adamant he never had a third meeting with the Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Whether Trump campaign officials spoke with Russian officials or businessmen during the campaign . Sessions was talked into a corner a few times when it came to the actual legal basis for the argument, by Sen. Kamala Harris - which earned a rebuke from Sen.

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  • AG Jeff Sessions Set to Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee
AG Jeff Sessions Set to Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of OR asked Sessions about suggestions arising from Comey's testimony last week that there was something "problematic" about his recusal. Sen. Ron Wyden, a member of the intelligence committee, told reporters he plans to press Sessions on his recusal. The committee can also work with the Trump administration to come up w...

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  • US says Rodman did not help in NKorea release
US says Rodman did not help in NKorea release

Previous year I wrote about the sad situation college student Otto Warmbier found himself in after trying to take a political banner hanging in his hotel in North Korea. An abrupt announcement came to American officials last week with news that Warmbier was in a coma , according to the Post . "We get to see our son Otto tonight".

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  • US 'Not Winning' in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Tells Congress
US 'Not Winning' in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Tells Congress

It is important that the DoD prepares a comprehensive strategy in consultation with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and US commander, and that they weigh the challenges Afghanistan faces, said Mattis. As of February, the U.S. military assessed that the Afghan government was in control of or influenced just 59.7 percent of Afghanistan's 407 dis...

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  • Texas sheriff's deputy, husband accused of murder leave jail
Texas sheriff's deputy, husband accused of murder leave jail

Relatives of Hernandez said they are pleased the Thompsons were indicted , but that they won't stop putting pressure on authorities to bring justice in the case. A medical examiner ruled Hernandez died from a lack of oxygen to the brain caused by strangulation and chest compressions. Kallinen said Hernandez's wife was put in a police squad auto ...

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  • Intelligence Heads Won't Say If Trump Asked Them To Intervene
Intelligence Heads Won't Say If Trump Asked Them To Intervene

Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats (2nd-R) testifies as he appears alongside acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe (L), Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein (2nd-L) and National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers (R) at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) in Washington , US, Ju...

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  • Conway says Comey testimony bad for Lynch
Conway says Comey testimony bad for Lynch

A Justice Department spokeswoman said Sessions requested the open setting because "he believes it is important for the American people to hear the truth directly from him". In addition, Comey has said Sessions did not respond when he complained that he did not want to be left alone with Trump again. Sessions will also be pressed on whether he thi...

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  • Jeff Sessions mum on Comey, denies Russia link
Jeff Sessions mum on Comey, denies Russia link

Sessions , who said earlier that he recalled "pushing back" on Russia's actions in Ukraine when he met with Kislyak. appeared confused, choosing instead to respond to McCain's earlier question about whether he ever discussed "Russia-related security issues" with Kislyak.

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  • Hawaii Becomes America's First State To Join The Paris Climate Accord
Hawaii Becomes America's First State To Join The Paris Climate Accord

Hawaii has become the first USA state to enact legislation to bring its environmental standards in line with the Paris climate accord , officials said on Wednesday, less than a week after President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the global agreement.

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  • UN Security Council adds sanctions against North Korea
UN Security Council adds sanctions against North Korea

He urged regional nations to seek solutions through mediation. "As a Pacific nation, we have enduring interests and commitments in the Asia-Pacific region", Mattis said , referring in part to USA defense treaties with Japan , South Korea , Thailand and the Philippines.

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  • The House's health care bill is 'mean,' Trump reportedly tells senators
The House's health care bill is 'mean,' Trump reportedly tells senators

President Donald Trump is scheduled to have lunch Tuesday with 13 senators to discuss the Senate's progress, and holdups, in repealing and replacing Obamacare . Under general rules, legislation permits unlimited debate and amendments. The Senate is aso looking at slowing down the rollback of Obamacare's Medicaid expansion by several years.

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  • Jeff Sessions offers to testify in front of Senate Intelligence Committee
Jeff Sessions offers to testify in front of Senate Intelligence Committee

Sessions' appearance before the intelligence committee is an indication of just how much the Russian Federation investigation has shaded his tenure. "You need to testify before both in public", he said in a third tweet. presidential election. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and Sen. "He believes it is important for the American people to hear the truth dir...

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  • Manhunt underway for 2 escaped inmates; officials say they killed 2 guards
Manhunt underway for 2 escaped inmates; officials say they killed 2 guards

The Madison, Georgia, police department later confirmed that the men had broken into a house and stolen clothing and "discarded their white correctional clothes". "I saw two brutally murdered corrections officers ". He was emotional as he described encountering the slain officers, recalling that their blood was still on his shoes.

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  • Trumps tweets that Comey's leaks will be 'far more prevalent'
Trumps tweets that Comey's leaks will be 'far more prevalent'

Senators will challenge Sessions on issues raised by Comey's testimony, about his own behavior, new questions about his meetings with Russian officials and possibly his apparently tense relations with Trump. During the hearing, Sessions lent his support to the special counsel, Robert Mueller, who is now in charge of the Trump campaign-Russia invest...

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  • Jeff Sessions, Ron Wyden tussle over James Comey's testimony
Jeff Sessions, Ron Wyden tussle over James Comey's testimony

Spicer, the spokesman, declined to say then that Sessions enjoyed Trump's confidence, though spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said later in the week that the president had confidence "in all of his Cabinet". "That would be a violation of the communications rule that I have". Andrew Wright, a professor at Savannah Law School and associate coun...

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