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Just 29% of Americans approve of Trump's decision to fire Comey

A combined 65 percent say they have a "great deal" of confidence or "some" confidence in the FBI's ability to conduct a fair and impartial investigation into Russia's involvement in the 2016 election, versus a combined 40 percent who say the same of Congress.



In Latest Attack On Democracy, Trump Threatens To Halt Press Briefings

During Donald Trump's interview with Fox's Jeanine Pirro , the president was asked about whether he would allow for an independent investigation in order to establish that his 2016 campaign did not collude with Russian Federation. On Thursday, when clips from President Donald Trump's interview with NBC surfaced, one of many aspects that stood out was that he contradicted his communications staff's statements about the James Comey firing.



Clapper: Loyalty pledge would be 'out of character' for Comey

President Trump said in an interview with Fox News' Jeanine Pirro that "fake news" about Russian Federation and former FBI Director James Comey had overshadowed some of his accomplishments so far in office. "They get free ratings because of me, and yet they don't treat us well". Mr. Trump, who tweeted Friday morning he is considered canceling the daily press briefing, said he would make a decision over the next few weeks if he would cancel them.



Trump Says New FBI Director Nomination Could Come Next Week

They've been vetted over their lifetime, essentially. Pressed as to whether he could make his nomination before departing for an worldwide trip on Friday, Trump offered up a bit of insight into his decision process. John Cornyn of Texas, the No. 2 Senate leader and a former state attorney general. Since his tweet, neither Trump nor his press spokesman have commented on whether Trump has been recording his meetings as president.


National security adviser denies Trump revealed classified information to Russians

National security adviser denies Trump revealed classified information to Russians

Trump divulged the information in a May 10 meeting with Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, the Post said, citing anonymous former and current USA officials. It's unlikely that Trump has broken any law. SHAPIRO: Finally, you write that if nearly anyone else in the government had disclosed this kind of information to senior Russian officials it would have been a violation of law, but perhaps not the president.


Trump downplays spat with Turnbull, says everything is 'fantastic'

Trump downplays spat with Turnbull, says everything is 'fantastic'

Sen. Bernie Sanders and President Donald Trump have finally found something they can agree on: Australia's universal health care system. Sen. Sen. Bernie Sanders, the most prominent advocate for single-payer health care in the U.S., was quick to exploit Trump's admission.