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James Comey hearing did not expose a smoking gun for Donald Trump

James Comey hearing did not expose a smoking gun for Donald Trump

According to Comey , Trump had told him, "I hope you can let this go". The memos laid out the Oval Office meeting during which Comey says Trump said , "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". He further refused to say whether he has tapes of conversations with Comey after threatening on Twitter that the ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation chief "better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" Comey ...



Trump accuses ex-FBI chief Comey of lying about their private meetings

The reporter then asked if Trump would be willing to speak under oath, as Comey did, to give his version of the events. Mr Trump also asserted that Mr Comey's comments Thursday, in which the former FBI director implied that the president fired him for pressing forward with the Russian Federation investigation, had failed to prove any collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow nor any obstruction of justice .


Merkel assumes May will stick to Brexit talks plan

Merkel assumes May will stick to Brexit talks plan

A spokesman for Mrs Merkel had previously refused to be drawn on the issue out of "politeness and respect" while the process of forming a new United Kingdom government was under way. "We all have to cooperate and we call for a free and open world that seeks to give globalisation a human element so that there are benefits for everyone", said Merkel, noting that Berlin is "looking for allies for the issues that matter to us" and that the inter-connected nature of global problems required ...


Trump's Paris Agreement Withdrawal in Context

Trump's Paris Agreement Withdrawal in Context

Tapper then asked Haley to address whether Trump still believed climate change was a hoax . "By withdrawing from the Paris climate accord , President Donald Trump chose to put the forgotten men and women of America first". A statement by the group calls Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the climate accord "a grave mistake that endangers the American public and hurts America's economic security and diplomatic reputation".


18-wheeler reported as stolen leads chase to fiery crash

18-wheeler reported as stolen leads chase to fiery crash

A man who had to kick out a window as a fire began to engulf his auto after it was struck by the truck was taken to a hospital for injuries that were not life-threatening, Brad Perez, a Fort Worth police spokesman, said. Fort Worth police reported the driver of the second vehicle involved in the crash "was able to escape" tand transported to an area hospital. SWAT officers were seen aiming their rifles at the cab of the truck, as other officers tried to negotiate the driver's surrender.