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Attorney General Jeff Sessions congressional testimony

Part of the investigation includes allegations of collusion between Moscow and members of the Trump campaign team. Democratic Senator Ron Wyden told Sessions, "I believe the American people have had it with stonewalling". In a Senate hearing today, Sessions said any such suggestion is an "appalling and detestable lie". The attorney general has also been the subject of rumors that he might leave the Trump administration.


Cosby jurors beginning day two of deliberations

Cosby jurors beginning day two of deliberations

Prosecutors portrayed accuser Andrea Constand as a fearless victim seeking justice, while Cosby's lawyers claimed she was a former lover who fabricated her account of the alleged assault. Count 1 alleges that Cosby didn't have consent when he penetrated Constand's genitals with his fingers. "He never shuts up", lawyer Brian McMonagle said of his client in closing arguments Monday.


Pentagon's top leaders to face Congress on defense spending

Pentagon's top leaders to face Congress on defense spending

However, U.S. policy makers and senior military officers remain most concerned with the prospect of North Korea acquiring intercontinental-range ballistic missile capabilities. The GOP-led Congress rebuffed the Obama administration's requests to reduce the number of military bases even though the Army and Air Force said they had vastly more space for training and basing troops than they need.



Truth-teller Trump: Comey lied

William Brangham has the story. "No collusion, no obstruction". Trump was appearing in a Rose Garden press conference along with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis. QUESTION: Are there tapes , sir? Comey repeatedly refused to say in the Senate hearing Thursday whether he thought Trump had obstructed justice.