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05Aug/17

Mueller requests White House records on Flynn: NYT

Investigators working for U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating whether President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign colluded with Russia, have asked the White House for documents related to his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, the New York Times is reporting. Alva French reports. Continue reading

29Jul/17

Priebus says he offered to resign, was not asked to resign -FOX interview

WASHINGTON, D.C. AND UNKNOWN LOCATION, UNITED STATES (JULY 28, 2017) (FOX NEWS CHANNEL’S HANNITY) – Former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus in an interview on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity” show on Friday (July 28) said he offered to resign and that he was not asked to resign hours after President Donald Trump replaced him after only six months on the job, installing retired General John Kelly in his place in a major shake-up of his top team. Continue reading

28Jul/17

John McCain’s ‘no’ vote kills Senate healthcare bill

U.S. Senate Republicans fail to dismantle Obamacare, falling short on a major campaign promise from President Donald Trump. Ryan Brooks reports. Continue reading

10Jul/17

Trump’s son defends meeting with Kremlin-linked lawyer during campaign

INTERNET (JULY 10, 2017) (SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITE) – President Donald Trump’s son, Donald Trump Jr., defended his meeting with a Kremlin-linked lawyer on Monday (July 10), one day after a New York Times report said he had agreed to meet with her during the 2016 election campaign after being promised damaging information about Hillary Clinton, citing three advisers to the White House. Continue reading

16May/17

White House will not say if Israel was source of sensitive info

The White House declined to comment on Tuesday on media reports that Israel was the source of sensitive information that President Donald Trump shared with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during a White House meeting last week. Continue reading

11May/17

Trump says ‘his decision’ to fire FBI chief, calls him ‘showboat’ – NBC interview

WASHINGTON DC, UNITED STATES (MAY 11, 2017) (NBC NEWS) – President Donald Trump on Thursday (May 11) called James Comey, the FBI chief he fired, a “showboat” and “grandstander” and said in a NBC-TV interview he would have dismissed him even if officials at the Justice Department had not recommended it.

“He’s a showboat. He’s a grandstander. The FBI has been in turmoil,” Trump told NBC in his first interview since his abrupt firing on Tuesday of Comey, who was leading an investigation into possible Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and possible collusion between Trump campaign officials and Moscow.

“I was going to fire Comey. My decision,” Trump said. “I was going to fire regardless of recommendation.”

11May/17

Acting FBI director refutes White House claims on Comey

Testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee, acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe says ousted FBI Director James Comey enjoyed ‘broad support’ among the agency, rejecting White House claims those in the FBI lost faith in him. Continue reading

10May/17
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Trump’s firing of Comey ‘big mistake’ – Democratic Senate leader

WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (MAY 9, 2017) (NBC) – The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate wondered aloud on Tuesday (May 9) whether President Donald Trump’s abrupt firing of his FBI Director was done because the agency’s investigation into Russian collusion in the U.S. election was “getting too close to home for the president.”
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08May/17

White House shifts blame to Obama over Flynn

White House spokesman Sean Spicer confirms then-President Barack Obama made his concerns known about Michael Flynn to then President-elect Donald Trump, but says Obama could have acted on Flynn while still in office. Continue reading

01May/17

Duterte White House invitation raises eyebrows at U.N.

The White House is defending President Donald Trump’s decision to invite Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to Washington, saying his cooperation is needed to counter North Korea and despite his alleged support of extra-judicial killings of drug suspects. Nathan Frandino reports. Continue reading