Donald Trump dismisses Jared Kushner-Kremlin claims as 'fake news'

Per a White House official, the plan was always for them to depart after the first part of the trip, during which the President spoke to three of the world's biggest religions in Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican. The departure of Michael Dubke, Trump's communications director, comes as aides and outside advisers say Trump has grown increasingly frustrated by allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and revelations of possible ties between his campaign and Moscow.

Portland train stabbing suspect has courtroom outburst

Portland train stabbing suspect has courtroom outburst

Christian allegedly threatened other passengers as he got off the train. "He liked to help people that was the quality of his life,". Police reports say Christian is seen on surveillance video yelling racial and anti-Muslims slurs at the two young women and attacking the men, who intervened, with a knife, CBS News' Mireya Villarreal reports.

What we know about the Manchester attacker's bomb

On Wednesday, Rudd said she found the leaks " irritating " and expressed confidence that they would end. "Sadly one of the chief culprits in leaking information has been the president himself, who may have injured our relationship with one of our other partners over his conversations with the Russians in the White House", said Rep.

Trump's communications director to quit

Kushner is presently under scrutiny as investigators widened the area of investigation of the Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential elections. Recently, when Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, Trump's stated reasons appeared to differ from those offered by White House spokespeople.

Trump's "covfefe" tweet sparks confusion on social media

Firstly America, then Europe, had huge fun with the word, with memes galore being generated in the six hours before Trump went on to Twitter again, taking the tweet down. For a few short hours, nearly the entire waking (and tweeting) population of our nation was united on one thing: finding a definition for the pseudo-word, " covfefe ".

White House defends US-Russia back channel plan

A Republican consultant, Dubke joined the White House team in February after campaign aide Jason Miller - Trump's original choice for communications director - withdrew from the White House team. Shortly after the election, Kushner allegedly discussed setting up a secret communications channel with the Russian government to facilitate sensitive discussions about the conflict in Syria.