• Comey Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee
Comey Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Comey will tell Congress that Trump demanded his loyalty, and repeatedly urged him to halt a probe into his former national security adviser's ties to Russian Federation. Trump fired Comey last month . He says the vice president is committed to finding an opportunity to reschedule. "I expect loyalty." Comey says he replied that he could offer hi...

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  • Durant rallies Warriors to bring title within reach
Durant rallies Warriors to bring title within reach

The Rockets, finished with the third-best record in the league, behind Golden State and San Antonio. Cleveland led by six points with three minutes to play but Durant led an impressive 11-0 run to secure the win. They will again have to rewrite the record books if they can recover this position, but with the Warriors seeking revenge for past ...

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  • Trump asked top intel officials to DENY Russian collusion
Trump asked top intel officials to DENY Russian collusion

Rogers took notes just after the request was made, as did Comey when he was reportedly asked by Trump to back off an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn during a February 14 Oval Office meeting. An N.S.A. official documented Roger's conversation with Trump in an internal agency memo, but it is unclear whether...

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  • Ex-FBI head says Trump pressured him on Russian Federation probe
Ex-FBI head says Trump pressured him on Russian Federation probe

True to form, Trump is slated to live-tweet Comey's testimony if he feels the need to respond, Washington Post reporter Robert Costa tweeted . Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee were mum Tuesday, as they left a classified briefing after Comey's testimony went public.

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  • I'm Sorry For Body Slamming You
I'm Sorry For Body Slamming You

On Wednesday, Ben Jacobs , a reporter for the Guardian , said that he was " body slammed " by Gianforte as he tried to ask a question about the recently released Congressional Budget Office assessment of the impact of the House repeal-and-replace plan for Obamacare.

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  • Paul Ryan: Trump asking for Comey's loyalty 'obviously' inappropriate
Paul Ryan: Trump asking for Comey's loyalty 'obviously' inappropriate

Twice after that, Comey states Trump said "he hoped [Comey] could find a way to get out that he wasn't being investigated". Comey writes: "My instincts told me. Comey's statement, however, does not say that. "This is one of the critical moments in our country's history where we are about to get to the bottom of something we've all suspected h...

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  • Texas House offers a path to avoid special session
Texas House offers a path to avoid special session

He can only grandstand so much. Supporters revived it late Sunday, advancing a proposal applying only to the state's public schools, which educate about 5.3 million students. Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley, D-Topeka, said the script prepared by Republican leadership in the Senate and House would close the annual session by June 2 when th...

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  • Democrat Takes The First Steps Towards A Trump Impeachment
Democrat Takes The First Steps Towards A Trump Impeachment

Behar, like House Democrat Al Green , cited Comey-related obstruction of justice when calling on Pelosi to lead Congressional Dems toward her desire outcome of impeachment . The question really is whether the President can obstruct justice with impunity. Green did not give Pelosi or others any advance warning that he chose to move ahead with fo...

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  • The Bingo Card Guide To The Comey Testimony
The Bingo Card Guide To The Comey Testimony

Comey will be making his first public appearance since Trump fired him last month when he testifies in what promises to be a dramatic and contentious Senate Intelligence Committee hearing that will be nationally televised when it begins at 10 a.m.

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  • Texas House OKs budget but 'bathroom bill' still in limbo
Texas House OKs budget but 'bathroom bill' still in limbo

House Republicans - along with House Republicans and House Democrats - have been skeptical of the income tax reductions and accompanying sales tax increase favored by Senate Republicans and the governor. The House budget proposal will reflect a " good balance of continuing tax reform and tax reduction with making sure that we're meeting the need...

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  • Who's newly nominated FBI Director Christopher Wray?
Who's newly nominated FBI Director Christopher Wray?

Senators who will be responsible for confirming President Donald Trump's newly-named FBI Director nominee Christopher Wray said Wednesday they were not informed of the decision in advance, something that has been a common practice in the past.

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  • Theresa May on course for big election win, say polls
Theresa May on course for big election win, say polls

Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May and opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn crisscrossed the country on the final day of campaigning, trying to woo voters with rival plans for Brexit , building a fairer society and combating a terrorist threat made all too immediate by attacks in Manchester and London .

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  • Authorities reviewing video of police at fiery crash scene
Authorities reviewing video of police at fiery crash scene

Earlier in the day, city officials said there are "serious concerns" with how the officers conducted the pursuit. Several blocks later on Tonnelle Avenue, the fleeing driver crashed into a utility pole, causing a fire that somehow injured another driver in a different auto.

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  • Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as new Federal Bureau of Investigation director
Trump to nominate Christopher Wray as new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Lawfare editor-in-chief Ben Wittes describes former FBI Director James Comey's written testimony about his interactions with President Donald Trump as "the most shocking single document compiled about the official conduct of the public duties of any president since the release of the Watergate tapes".

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  • Trump heads to Ohio to talk infrastructure
Trump heads to Ohio to talk infrastructure

Trump didn't stay strictly on script Wednesday when it came to pitching his infrastructure plan . Trump also mentioned his announcement last week that he was pulling the USA out of what he dismissively referred to as the "so-called" Paris climate accord.

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  • Comey to Congress: President Trump told him, 'I need loyalty'
Comey to Congress: President Trump told him, 'I need loyalty'

Even so, the hearing may well live up to the hype. They must return and publicly answer those questions under oath. If President Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to drop the criminal investigation of General Michael Flynn, this would constitute obstruction of justice under 18 U.S.C.

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  • They're all ears as Comey testifies before Senate
They're all ears as Comey testifies before Senate

The Post article says Trump went to Coats after asking Comey to back off of the Russian Federation investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn . Not really - many had called for him to step down as director. Comey said: "I didn't move, speak, or change my facial expression in any way during the awkward silence that followed...

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  • USA condemns attacks in Iran -State Dept
USA condemns attacks in Iran -State Dept

Iranian state media said police helicopters were circling over the parliament building and that all mobile phone lines from inside were disconnected. Cooperation between Iran and Russian Federation has boosted the regional campaign against terrorism, said the secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani.

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  • Bob Stoops vs. Tom Herman: Let's take you back to 1999
Bob Stoops vs. Tom Herman: Let's take you back to 1999

Stoops, Riley, Boren, OU Athletic Director Joe Castiglione, and Clayton Bennett will hold a news conference this afternoon at 5:30 at the Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. Still, there will be an adjustment period since the Sooners had the same coach in place for 18 ½ years. Riley has produced top-10 offenses in each of his two years in ...

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  • Comey: Trump sought to 'lift the cloud' of investigation
Comey: Trump sought to 'lift the cloud' of investigation

This was a frustrating hearing: "Two of the nation's top intelligence officials refused to address questions Wednesday about allegations that they had been asked by President Donald Trump to interfere in the FBI's Russian Federation investigation, infuriating Senate Democrats who repeatedly pressed them for answers".

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