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Secret Service Says It Has No Tapes, Recordings Of Trump Conversations

Secret Service says it has no records of any recording systems or transcripts of any conversations President Trump may have had in the White House . The New York Times had just published an account of a one-on-one dinner between Comey and the president. The president allegedly asked for his loyalty and, among other things, asked what could be done to "lift the cloud [of suspicion]".


Trump Is Being Investigated For Possible Obstruction Of Justice

Trump Is Being Investigated For Possible Obstruction Of Justice

Trump had received assurances from the former FBI Director James Comey that he himself was not under investigation, though the unnamed officials say this changed shortly after Comey's firing. After Comey's firing, the administration gave differing reasons for his dismissal. The investigation has been cloaked in secrecy, and it is unclear how many others have been questioned by the FBI.



US official's 'quiet diplomacy' led to Warmbier's release

According to the Post, the 22-year-old University of Virginia student has been in a coma since being convicted in a one-hour trial in Pyongyang in March 2016, accused of stealing a propaganda banner from a hotel. He shows no sign of understanding language or awareness of his environment. Warmbier is in stable condition at UC Medical Center, where he was taken Tuesday night after his arrival in Ohio .


Trump to Announce Revised US-Cuba Policy in Miami Friday

Trump to Announce Revised US-Cuba Policy in Miami Friday

Getting to stroll through the colorful streets of Havana may soon be much harder for Americans. "My administration's policy will be guided by key USA national security interests and solidarity with the Cuban people", a draft of the policy directive stated, according to Politico .



US Senate's Iran sanctions are breach of nuclear deal - senior Iranian official

It's not like the sanctions are a surprise to President Putin, who has been following the anti-Trump hysteria in Washington fairly closely. The bipartisan effort showcases that the Obama legacy on relations with Iran , and specifically the Iran deal (which is not rescinded in the Senate bill), have become deeply unpopular.