James Comey testimony: Trump asked me to let Flynn investigation go

James Comey testimony: Trump asked me to let Flynn investigation go

Comey states that Trump asked him on several occasions to publicly state that he was not under investigation. "Director Comey's statement reconfirmed what the president has been saying all along - he was never under investigation", Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna RomneyMcDaniel said shortly after the Senate Intelligence Committee released Comey's testimony.

All you need to know about the OPEC's oil pricing gimmicks

Oil prices plunged almost 5 percent on Thursday after major exporters extended their deal to limit oil production for nine months , disappointing investors who were anticipating deeper cuts. USA crude prices were flat at $48.88 on Friday, after losing 4.8 percent overnight, set to end the week 2.8 percent lower . Oil prices have rallied in the last several weeks on expectations of an extension, but some had been hoping for deeper and longer cuts.

Donald Trump offers to mediate Qatar crisis in call with Emir

It imports nearly all of its food, about 40 percent of it directly from Saudi Arabia . Slogans against and in support of Qatar have dominated Twitter in Arabic. Qatar is predominantly Sunni, but has a small Shiite minority. Emirati and Saudi officials say those promises were not kept, and with Donald Trump's public support, they are using their leverage to try to bring Qatar to heel once and for all.