Trump told Russians firing 'nut job' Comey eased pressure on him

Attorney General Jeff Sessions, meanwhile, has pledged to recuse himself from any investigations concerning the 2016 campaigns. President Donald Trump later acknowledged that he had already thought about dismissing Comey and had been perturbed by... More..

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Fox host says she's in talks to replace Spicer
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Fox host says she's in talks to replace Spicer

Playing coy about the current press secretary's position, Guilfoyle, the former wife of Democratic California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, simply described him as a "very nice man and patriot" and acceded that he...More..

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Firing 'nut job' Comey eased pressure, Trump told Russians

Mr Comey had been investigating whether there was collusion between Russian Federation and anyone connected to the Trump campaign during last year's election. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed ...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Unruly man on LA-to-Hawaii flight subdued by passengers, flight attendants

The incident prompted Pacific Command to dispatch a pair of F-22 fighter jets to intercept the passenger plane. American Airlines says there were 191 passengers and 6 crew members on the plane, which landed a...More..

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Hawaii-bound passengers noticed unruly man before take-off

The airline also says that he had bought his ticket for the Honolulu flight shortly after midnight at the airport ticket counter. "He was trying to approach the cabin, like where the captain is". Someone tried ...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Chaffetz Seat To Be Filed In November Election

When he first announced that he would not seek re-election to Congress analysts thought he was signaling plans for a gubernatorial run. The former kicker for the Mormon-owned Brigham Young University football...More..

There's a staircase under the Robert E. Lee statue?
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

There's a staircase under the Robert E. Lee statue?

General Lee's statue is the first to be removed during daylight. "These monuments celebrate a fictional account of the Confederacy". "This cult had one goal and one goal only: through monuments and other mean...More..

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'Single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history:' Trump

The focus now turns to how Mueller will pick up the FBI's investigation of the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, and what it means for the White House. "Congress's ability to conduct investigations of all ...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Trump labels Russian Federation inquiry 'witch hunt'

Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) told reporters after emerging from the session. Donald Trump has said he fired James Comey as FBI Director because he was '"unpopular", during a press conference with the Colomb...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Fired FBI Chief James Comey To Testify Publicly In Congress

Former FBI Director James Comey has agreed to testify in open session before the Senate Intelligence Committee about the bureau's investigation into Russian influence in the 2016 United States presidential elec...More..

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Man blocked from reaching cockpit

According to authorities, Anil Uskanil, 25, was a ticketed passenger aboard the flight and had gone through a TSA screening. Local TV news network Hawaii News Now reported that the crew, an off-duty Los Ang...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Ex-FBI chief given sweeping power to lead Trump-Russia probe

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the top Judiciary Committee Democrat, said there was "no better person who could be asked to perform this function". In addition, Comey wrote a memo detailing Trump's comments to him ...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Senior White House aide 'person of interest' in Russian Federation probe

Earlier this week, Burr and Warner made that invitation formal, inviting Comey to appear before the committee in both an open and closed session, despite Comey's indications that he wanted to appear only in an ...More..

White House was warned on Flynn, says former official
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

White House was warned on Flynn, says former official

Ms Yates, who was sacked on Jan 30 after defying Mr Trump over his contested travel ban, did not say what Mr Flynn discussed with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in a number of phone calls last December, which were s...More..

Turkish president watches as his security detail beat up protesters in Washington
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Turkish president watches as his security detail beat up protesters in Washington

The Turkish embassy claimed that the protesters were "affiliated with the PKK (Kurdistan Workers Party)" - a banned separatist group in Turkey - and had assembled without permission. "We weren't doing anything ...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Colorado's delegation welcomes appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel

The appointment of a special counsel to take over the Russian Federation probe was widely praised by Democrats and Trump's fellow Republicans. Earlier, the United States was rocked by revelations that Comey w...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Russia probe reaches current White House official, sources say

The remarks will likely dampen Democratic accusations that Trump fired Comey because he wanted to stymie the FBI's investigation into interference by Russian Federation and any collusion with Trump's campaign. ...More..

Anthony Weiner leaves court after guilty plea
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Anthony Weiner leaves court after guilty plea

The Democrat cried in court earlier Friday as he apologized for his behavior and said he had destroyed his "life's dream in public service". He will also be required to register as a sex offender. The outlet re...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Trump decries special prosecutor probing Russian Federation 'links'

Democrats and Trump's fellow Republicans widely praised the appointment of a special counsel to take over the Russian Federation probe. The investigation is now in the hands of a special counsel, as well as mul...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

James Comey to testify in public session

The NY Times cited a document read to the paper by an American official. A senior White House official close to President Donald Trump is now a "significant person of interest" in the FBI's investigation int...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Trump Team Reportedly Knew Early On That Flynn Was Under Investigation

Eventually fired on February 13 for making misleading statements to Vice President Mike Pence and other officials about discussions he carried out with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak , Flynn has been at t...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

In New Orleans, Confederate monuments are gone

Beauregard is prepared for removal from the entrance to City Park in New Orleans . The Crescent City White League monument was taken down on April 24 and the Davis statue on May 11. Streets near the city's...More..

White nationalists carry torches to protest removal of confederate statue in Virginia
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

White nationalists carry torches to protest removal of confederate statue in Virginia

Plaintiffs in the case posted a statement on Facebook disavowing Spencer's group, and Saturday's protests . "We are simply just white people that love our heritage, our culture, our European identity". Signe...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Trump Told Russians Firing 'Nut Job' Comey Relieved 'Great Pressure'

Earlier this week, NPR confirmed that Trump had asked Comey to scuttle the investigation into his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, according to a memo of the account written by Comey. Ryan sai...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Old Chums: Mueller, Comey Have Had Long, Close Relationship

Trump began the day by tweeting that he is the victim of "the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history", a claim ignoring impeachment efforts and blistering verbal attacks on previous pr...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Trump told Russians that firing 'nut job' Comey relieved pressure on him

The conversation happened on May 10, a day after Trump fired Comey , who had been overseeing the FBI's investigation into whether Trump campaign operatives colluded with Russian officials to interfere in the 2...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Trump heads to Saudi as Comey agrees to testify

Mr Comey had been running an inquiry into possible collusion between Russian Federation and Donald Trump's election campaign. The White House, however, denied such allegations. Robert Mueller, who served as F...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

New Orleans set to remove Robert E. Lee statue

Robert E. Lee from the top of a monument in the city's Lee Circle. And in St. Louis this week, Mayor Lyda Krewson said that a 32-foot-tall Confederate monument in a city park should come down but that the...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Ex-FBI Director Comey to testify in public Senate hearing

The Post didn't name the official. Trump's Oval Office meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian Ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak came one day after Comey was sacked. The Post al...More..

Chuck Schumer Threatens To Boycott FBI Confirmation If No Special Prosecutor Named
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Chuck Schumer Threatens To Boycott FBI Confirmation If No Special Prosecutor Named

Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia says Attorney General Jeff Sessions should not be interviewing candidates for Federal Bureau of Investigation director. So far 14 people - lawmakers, attorneys and law enforcement o...More..