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Sally Yates to Senate Committee: Mike Flynn Was 'Compromised'

Sally Yates to Senate Committee: Mike Flynn Was 'Compromised'

But Trump would ultimately seek Flynn's resignation less than a month into his tenure, following news reports that Flynn had misled Vice President Mike Pence and other top officials about his conversations with Russia's ambassador to the United States.



Erdogan Welcomes 'Decisive' Trump Meeting Amid Tensions on Syria

Complicating that effort, however, was an announcement by the Trump administration that it plans to arm Kurdish Syrian fighters in the fight against the Islamic State group. Nevertheless, personal relations between Erdogan and Trump should be good. The decision to arm the YPG was "tantamount to placing dynamite under Turkey-USA relations", a senior Turkish official said.



Trump asked Comey to shut down Flynn investigation, according to memo

The White House quickly refuted the story, saying Trump "has never asked Mr. Comey or anyone else to end any investigation, including any investigation involving General Flynn". White House aides refused to say whether the information pertaining to the group's bombmaking capabilities was classified. Congress must obtain the reported Comey memos, he added.



Sen. John Cornyn withdraws from Federal Bureau of Investigation director search

He has been a member of the Senate GOP leadership team for a decade and serves on the Senate Judiciary Committee. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. On CBS's "Face the Nation" last month, Cornyn said investigating ties to the Trump campaign is a "legitimate area of inquiry" and "there is no question that Putin is trying to undermine our democracy and undermine public confidence in our institutions".



China's Xi pledges 100 billion yuan for Silk Road

President Donald Trump's administration dispatched top Asia policy maker Matthew Pottinger to attend the summit. China will host the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in 2019, President Xi Jinping announced on Monday at a news briefing in Beijing while describing the outcomes of the forum and the Leaders Roundtable.



Schumer May Hold FBI Spot Hostage Unless Special Prosecutor Is Appointed

The New York Times reports that, at a February meeting, Mr. Trump told Comey, "I hope you can let this go". Comey's written account of the meeting is two pages long and highly detailed, the associates said. Trump's move prompted Democratic and some Republican lawmakers to call on Trump to turn any material over or admit it doesn't exist. Sen. Lindsey Graham said that Comey should testify before his Senate panel about his discussions with Trump over Flynn.