• Two US intel chiefs say they were never pressured by White House
Two US intel chiefs say they were never pressured by White House

The senators said they were puzzled as to why McCabe would not answer questions about conversations he had with Comey regarding the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's meetings with the president. Marco Rubio (R-FL) grilling Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. Mike Rogers in th...

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  • Spicer: Trump's Tweets Are 'Official' Statements
Spicer: Trump's Tweets Are 'Official' Statements

So by letting the whole world know he thinks his original, religion-specific executive order reflected what he wants and the country needs, Trump's tweets will nearly certainly supply new evidence to his opponents in court. "It has to move at a quicker pace", he said on "Fox & Friends" yesterday. Senate panel leaders back reauthorization of int...

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  • Reds' Gennett homers 4 times, drives in 10 runs
Reds' Gennett homers 4 times, drives in 10 runs

The Reds second baseman had the game of his life against the St. Louis Cardinals , smashing four home runs in his home town of Cincinnati. Gennett also tallied 10 RBI in the contest, tying the franchise record for most in a single game, per ESPN .

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  • Trump feels 'totally vindicated' by Comey testimony: Trump attorney
Trump feels 'totally vindicated' by Comey testimony: Trump attorney

Mr Flynn was sacked just weeks into Mr Trump's presidency for misleading Vice-President Mike Pence about conversations with Russia's ambassador to the US. Mr Comey's testimony was released by the Senate intelligence committee hours after lawmakers sparred with top intelligence chiefs who refused to answer the panel's questions about conversatio...

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  • Sen. Collins: Tone, context of Trump-Comey conversations
Sen. Collins: Tone, context of Trump-Comey conversations "so important"

Trump asked Comey to drop the Flynn investigation, said a person who was given a copy of a memo Comey wrote about the conversation. However, it's not as if these criticisms came out of nowhere either; House and Senate members of both parties had been publicly criticizing Comey for months, including his new boss, Jeff Sessions .

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  • California Legislator Gomez Wins US House Spot, While Compton Mayor Keeps Seat
California Legislator Gomez Wins US House Spot, While Compton Mayor Keeps Seat

House seat that is testing the boundaries of racial politics. Ahn, 41, a lawyer and son of Korean immigrants, was trying to become the first Korean-American in the U.S. "Special interests, big pharma, big bankers... it's all payback time [for Gomez donors] on day one", Ahn said during a recent debate, according to the Los Angeles Times .

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  • LeBron James says he isn't exhausted, but second-half stats indicate otherwise
LeBron James says he isn't exhausted, but second-half stats indicate otherwise

They've blown the doors off of LeBron James and company in both games in the third quarters, outscoring the Cavs by 13 points in Game 1 and 11 on Sunday. "The things we can control are definitely our effort getting back as well as limiting them in transition, but more or less bringing up our physicality in the half-court and not allowing them...

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  • Trump's Travel Ban Case Appears to Be Undercut by His Own Tweets
Trump's Travel Ban Case Appears to Be Undercut by His Own Tweets

Late on Thursday (Friday NZT), Trump's legal team asked the court to allow his controversial March 6 executive order for the travel ban to take effect immediately, despite being blocked by lower courts. So have Trump's new tweets tanked his own legal case before the courts? Hours earlier, Kellyanne Conway tweeted a defense of Trump over charg...

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  • Qatar crisis: Can Al Jazeera survive?
Qatar crisis: Can Al Jazeera survive?

Another Arab nation, Jordan, said after studying the causes of the crisis with Qatar it was downgrading its diplomatic representation and withdrawing licenses for the Amman bureau of the Doha-based TV news channel Al-Jazeera. While he has even held out hopes that a communal effort could pave the way for Israeli-Arab rapprochement, the Qatar crisi...

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  • Coats, Rogers Won't Discuss Talks With Trump About Russia Probe
Coats, Rogers Won't Discuss Talks With Trump About Russia Probe

Coats again stayed mum Wednesday when he was asked by Sen. Burr also reminded the officials that if they can not answer questions in a public setting because doing so would require revealing sensitive, classified information, then there is a mechanism "to brief the appropriate parties".

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  • Critics of Donald Trump are not even people, claims son
Critics of Donald Trump are not even people, claims son

Remember when Hillary Clinton called Trump supporters "deplorables", and they all claimed to have such hurt feelings, put the term on t-shirts, and said it was proof that Hillary hated half the country? "They're imploding", he said. Charity experts told Forbes that the amount paid to the Trump Organization for a golf tournament fundraiser fo...

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  • Local Bar Showing James Comey Hearing at 7 am
Local Bar Showing James Comey Hearing at 7 am

Former FBI Director James Comey is testifying before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence this week, speaking publicly for the first time since he was sacked by President Trump almost a month ago. Comey's testimony does "maximum damage" to Trump , Wright said. "I probably would be willing to take his word" (about the contents of...

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  • White House looks for ways to undermine Comey's credibility ahead of testimony
White House looks for ways to undermine Comey's credibility ahead of testimony

The other key issues Comey will address are clear, a source adds - the allegation that Trump asked Comey to pledge his loyalty to him shortly after he took office, and the President's request to ease up on the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn in the FBI probe into possible collusion with Russian Federation by Trump ...

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  • What you need to know about FBI nominee Christopher Wray
What you need to know about FBI nominee Christopher Wray

If confirmed, Wray would replace former FBI Director James Comey , who was sacked by Trump last month. James Comey , dismissed as Federal Bureau of Investigation director on May 9, is slated to testify before a Senate panel on Thursday about investigations of possible ties between Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election and the Trump camp...

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  • Percent of Republicans Think Trump Tweets Too Much
Percent of Republicans Think Trump Tweets Too Much

On Monday, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said on Twitter that it might include Trump's tweets about the ban in their Supreme Court argument. Conway said that "every sensible lawyer" in the White House Counsel's office and "every political appointee" at the Justice Department would "agree with me (as some have already told me)".

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  • Kansas legislators abandon Brownback's tax experiment
Kansas legislators abandon Brownback's tax experiment

The house vote represents a veto-proof majority following Governor Sam Brownback's promise to veto the proposed bill. The threshold was attained when Sen. "Let's put this Capitol in the rearview mirror", he said. Kansas taxpayers are about to pay up. The Legislature's vote to increase income tax rates was a sharp rebuke to one of Gov.

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  • DC Bars to Open Early for Comey Viewing Parties
DC Bars to Open Early for Comey Viewing Parties

Former FBI Director James Comey will say in his opening statement at a congressional hearing that President Donald Trump told him, "I need loyalty". The president will host an infrastructure summit with a coterie of governors and mayors in celebration of what the White House has dubbed "Infrastructure Week".

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  • House intelligence committee to subpoena former Trump advisor Michael Flynn
House intelligence committee to subpoena former Trump advisor Michael Flynn

And before such intelligence is shared, the country that provided it must be warned so as not to jeopardize sources or methods, Brennan said. Meanwhile, the Post also reported that Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, had proposed establishing a secret communication channel with Russian Federation ahead of Trump's inauguration on January 20...

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  • Trump v Comey: Who said what
Trump v Comey: Who said what

Early in his career, Wray, a 1992 graduate from Yale Law School, was an assistant USA attorney in Georgia. The unit represents companies and individuals in white-collar criminal and regulatory enforcement matters. "We will create the first-class infrastructure our country and our people deserve". Yes, the Comeypalooza warmup is upon us, for for...

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  • Trump nominates Wray as FBI Director ahead of Comey hearing
Trump nominates Wray as FBI Director ahead of Comey hearing

Wray would replace acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, who took over the position after Comey was sacked. Delaware Sen. Chris Coons says Christopher Wray "is a serious and experienced attorney" - and Coons notes Wray's experience at the Justice Department during the George W.

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