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Sessions: Comey was wrong to leak Flynn memo

The reason why this is really important is because he was asked subsequently by Susan Collins, Republican of ME, if you were recused from all things Russian Federation and from the Russian Federation investigation, why were you involved in firing the guy, James Comey , who was conducting the Russian Federation investigation? Asked whether Trump records his conversations in the White House, S... [Full Article...]

Democrats Fuming Over Sessions' Refusal to Answer Questions

The nation's top law enforcement officer insisted Tuesday that he was "not stonewalling" by declining to answer some questions involving "confidential communications" with President Trump, and any suggestion he colluded with Russian Federation to interfere in the 2016 presidential election was "an appalling and detestable lie". [Full Article...]

Sessions says he was never briefed on Russian interference

Sheldon Whitehouse, the top Democrat on a subcommittee of the Judiciary panel, said: "As someone who served in the Department of Justice, I would love to know what he is talking about". "I affirmed his concern that we should be following the proper guidelines of the Department of Justice, and basically backed him up in his concerns". [Full Article...]

Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous Russian Federation allegations'

Harris responded, "I'm not asking about the principle". "I responded to his comment by agreeing that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Justice needed to be careful to follow Department policies regarding appropriate contacts with the White House", he stated. [Full Article...]

Sessions denies 'scurrilous' Russian Federation claims

Sessions (pictured below) wrote a letter to Trump recommending the abrupt dismissal of then-FBI Director James Comey , who was heading the investigation into ties between Trump's associates and the Kremlin in the 2016 campaign and transition. [Full Article...]

French Open results 2017: Men's quarterfinals postponed, Caroline Wozniacki upset

So it was a big drama, so I could not get into the plane without giving the towels of the French Open , and I woke up and I was sweating. So after being down 2-1 in the third set, Ostapenko grabbed the last five games, smiling and shouting and pumping her fist at the end. [Full Article...]

I'm 100% willing to testify about Comey's claims

Trump: Well, I didn't say that . Trump got defensive when asked about Comey's testimony , accusing him of lying under oath about their interactions. "I hardly know the man", Trump said. Sessions said it was a "detestable and appalling lie " to suggest he participated in or was aware of any collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. [Full Article...]

Trump's attack dog lawyer bragged that he got Preet Bharara fired

Trump's attack dog lawyer bragged that he got Preet Bharara fired Trump called a second time on January 18, just days before the inauguration ceremony, again, for a casual conversation and to "check in". "I think there's absolutely evidence to begin a case", Bharara said . A source says Bharara was overseeing an investigation. In November, however, Trump asked Bharara - the U.S. Attorney for the powerful Southern District of New York - to continue in his r... [Full Article...]

Gunman opens fire on group of Republican Congressmen

Witnesses said there were dozens of shots fired and lawmakers who were practicing scattered, taking shelter in homes nearby. Police outside of Washington, D.C. "Please join me in praying for my colleagues and Capitol Police". Press Secretary Sean Spicer tweeted Wednesday morning that President Trump and Vice President Pence are aware of the situation. [Full Article...]

I'm going to get us out of this mess: UK PM

I'm going to get us out of this mess: UK PM Playing down the prospect of an immediate challenge to Mrs May's leadership, Brexit Minister David Davis - who has been touted as a contender to replace the prime minister - said speculation about her removal was "unbelievably self-indulgent". [Full Article...]

Trump's climate decision backfires

Trump's climate decision backfires In fact, the gutsy mayor reaffirmed his city's commitment to the Paris accord and its requirements. In the aggregate, the signatories are delivering concrete emissions reductions that will help meet America's emissions pledge under the Paris agreement . [Full Article...]

UK leader holding alliance talks with NIreland party chief

May called for a snap election in April to gain a bigger majority than the seats her Conservative party had at the time. DUP leader Arlene Foster rejected suggestions that the mooted deal could undermine a return to power-sharing arrangements at Stormont, amid claims from political rivals that the Government's stated impartiality would be fatally undermined. [Full Article...]

Trump says Comey testimony showed 'no obstruction'

KARL: So, if Robert Mueller wanted to speak with you about that you'd be willing to talk to him? He also has secret recordings of his conversations with Comey - unless he lied about that, which he nearly certainly did. "I didn't say under oath". "I hardly know the man". That has since spurred the president to call Comey "a leaker ". "I hardly know the man", Trump said. [Full Article...]

Jeff Sessions denies secret pre-election Russia meetings

Sessions differentiated between his more formal meetings with Kislyak, in his Senate office and at the Republican National Convention a year ago, versus a more brief interaction that may or may not have happened at a VIP reception following a foreign policy speech Trump gave at a Washington , D.C., hotel in April 2016. [Full Article...]

North Korea Sees Humanitarian Aid as Leverage

North Korea Sees Humanitarian Aid as Leverage Chung Eui-yong, head of South Korea's national security office, said four missiles were fired Thursday. A decorated veteran, Song took part in a 2009 skirmish between North and South Korean naval vessels off the western coast of the Korean peninsula. [Full Article...]

South Korea President proposes co-hosting 2030 World Cup with North Korea

South Korea shut down the Kaesong Industrial Complex in February previous year following the North's fourth nuclear test and a string of missile launches. " South Korean military personnel located the defector soldier's whereabouts and is investigating the motive and progress of the defection", the JCS said in a statement . [Full Article...]

Mattis: Afghanistan strategy coming in mid-July

He told Mattis that if Congress does not hear the administration's strategy soon, " you're going to get a strategy from us ", adding that "Congress owes the American people a strategy". McCain said their deaths should spur a sense of urgency within the Trump administration. The development came just hours after Mattis gave lengthy testimony to lawmakers, some of whom were exasperated at how ... [Full Article...]

Dana Milbank: The most chilling line of Comey's testimony

Trump got defensive when asked about Comey's testimony, accusing him of lying under oath about their interactions. "I was honestly concerned he might lie about the nature of our meeting", Comey said , "It led me to believe that I gotta write it down, and I gotta write it down in a detailed way". [Full Article...]

North Korea Rejects New UNSC Sanctions, Intends to Continue Nuclear Buildup

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves from a balcony. . However, Mattis said seeking China's cooperation on North Korea did not mean Washington would not challenge Beijing's activities in the South China Sea . The Security Council adopted two sanctions resolutions a year ago to ramp up pressure on Pyongyang and deny Kim the hard currency needed to fund his military programs. [Full Article...]

N. Korea rejects latest UNSC resolution, vows to continue

In April, Trump dispatched the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson along with a "very powerful armada" to the Korean Peninsula for joint drills with the Japanese and South Korean militaries, as well as deploying the THAAD anti-missile system in South Korea , a decision that has been criticized by the Russian and Chinese governments. [Full Article...]


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