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Sen. Collins calls Trump revelation of classified info 'very troubling'

McMaster defended President Donald Trump's decision to share sensitive intelligence with Russian officials during last week's visit as "wholly appropriate" amid a firestorm of criticism Tuesday. Addressing the Comey memo, GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas said: "If Comey felt like the president was trying to obstruct justice, Comey would have been duty-bound to report it to the DOJ and act on it".



Trump Announces 'Fast' Replacement for Sacked FBI Director

The Justice Department has said Sessions and his deputy, Rod Rosenstein, were involved in the interviews because the Federal Bureau of Investigation director reports to them as attorney general and deputy attorney general. Thursday night, Trump told NBC News he was going to fire Comey with or without Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's memo criticizing the director.



Turkey tells United States it won't accept Syrian Kurdish fighters in the region

Last month, the Turkish military bombed Kurdish forces in Syria and Iraq, in one case with USA forces only about 6 miles away. "We also appreciate Turkey's leadership in seeking an end to the horrific killing in Syria", he added. After their meeting, Trump and Erdogan exchanged friendly tweets. "We are committed to fighting all forms of terrorism, without any discrimination whatsoever, that impose a clear and a present threat upon our future", Erdogan said.



Cornyn Takes Himself Out of Running for FBI Director

But it wasn't completely lonely: A source close to the White House confirmed former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski spent time at the White House Tuesday night. A second Comey associate told NPR that Comey wrote notes for his files after several conversations with Trump. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, said in a tweet that he has his "subpoena pen ready".


Tillerson: Trump weighs impact of embassy move on Middle East peace

Tillerson: Trump weighs impact of embassy move on Middle East peace

Israel considers all of Jerusalem its undivided capital, an internationally unrecognized claim. "It will advance the process because of the correction of the historic injustice and the smashing of the Palestinian fantasy of Jerusalem not being the capital of Israel", it said .



Senators Toomey, Casey react to report Trump shared classified info with Russians

Both National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster and Deputy National Security Advisor Dina Powell have said they were present for the meeting, during which Trump reportedly exposed extremely sensitive classified information. At least some of the details that the United States has about the plot came from the Israelis, the officials said. But McMaster also appeared to acknowledge that Thomas P.