Ex-FBI Director Comey to testify in public Senate hearing

President Donald Trump told Russian diplomats last week his firing of "nut job" James Comey had eased the pressure on him , even as the FBI's Trump-Russia investigation had moved into the White House, according to reports Friday that pursued the president as he began his maiden foreign trip.

Russian officials reportedly boasted they could use Flynn to sway Trump

Officials cautioned, however, that the Russians might have exaggerated their sway with Trump's team during those conversations. In a November 18 letter to Pence "to raise questions about the apparent conflicts of interest of the Vice Chairman of the Presidential Transition Team, retired Lt.

Iran state TV declares Rouhani wins vote for second term

Announcing the preliminary results, head of the election committee Ali Asghar Ahmadi said Rouhani had received 14.6 million of the votes counted, while his conservative opponent Ebrahim Raisi received 10.1 million. Iran's president is the second-most powerful figure within the country's political system. Opposition websites have said Green Movement leaders Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mahdi Karroubi both have endorsed Rouhani against Raisi.

Robert Mueller is incorruptible. He's the flawless person to investigate President Trump

Committee leaders said on Friday he would appear sometime after the U.S. Memorial Day holiday on May 29. Mr Trump has fervently denied that his campaign collaborated with Russian Federation or that he tried to shut down an FBI probe of the issue - and claimed to be the most hounded president in history, calling the investigation a "witch hunt".

Trump opens first presidential trip abroad in Saudi Arabia

Trump opens first presidential trip abroad in Saudi Arabia

Photo/Evan VucciPresident Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive at the Royal Terminal of King Khalid International Airport, Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Riyadh. During the Obamas' visit, Trump tweeted, "Many people are saying it was wonderful that Mrs. Obama refusing to wear a scarf in Saudi Arabia , but they were insulted".