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FBI investigation 'not' a witch hunt, GOP rep says

The website Predictit, used exclusively by registered USA voters, saw record bets on Trump's impeachment during the past week following Tuesday's report that former FBI Director James Comey said the president asked him to stop investigating former national security adviser Michael Flynn.


President Trump could possibly pick a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director by next week

President Trump could possibly pick a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director by next week

In addition to any possible tapes, the two congressmen request "all documents, memoranda, analyses, emails, and other communications relating to the President's decision to dismiss Director Comey" by May 25. His latest flashpoint with media was over his press office's treatment of news of FBI Director James Comey's ouster. "The president asked that they put those concerns and their recommendation in writing, which is the letter that you guys have received", Sanders said, describing the ...



Senate panel chairman: Flynn won't honour subpoena

If the certification were issued to the U.S. Attorney for D.C. or EDVA (or any other district, for that matter), the relevant offices would report to Rosenstein, and not Attorney General Sessions who is rescued, in deciding whether or not to refuse to bring the matter to the grand jury.



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

Earlier this week, The Times reported that Comey kept memos of his private conversations with Trump, according to sources who had seen the memos. Given the option to brief Congress or make public announcements on the probe, she expects Mr. Mueller will be discreet but thorough and will stay away from the limelight as much as possible.



'Greatest witch hunt' in history

A possible trademark for the Trump presidency emerged on Thursday - administration members attempting to hide behind or within things in full view of the press - when a friend of James Comey revealed that the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director once tried to blend into White House drapes to avoid being noticed by Trump.



New Orleans removing last of four statues linked to pro-slavery era

Those submitting proposals to take statues must explain how they will "place the statues in context both in terms of why they were first erected and why the city chose to remove them in 2015", the city said. The Alabama senate passed a bill Friday which would prevent the changing of the names of Confederate memorials and removing of historic Confederate monuments.