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Former US Attorney Barbara McQuade: Comey Firing Threatens FBI's Independence

But I want somebody who's going to do a great job. "Nearly all of them are very well-known", Trump said before taking off for Lynchburg, Virginia, where he gave the commencement address at Liberty University. She answered: "No, I don't believe it is". McCabe sidestepped the question, saying he could not comment on an ongoing investigation. Comey had wisely briefed members of Congress in the past week, telling them of his request to Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, for more ...



Israel reportedly provided intel. Trump disclosed to Russians

No United States media were invited in for the meeting, but a photographer from TASS, the Russian state media organization, was in the room for at least part of the meeting. What has been the White House's explanation? Comey said he replied that "I agree he is a good guy" but said nothing to Trump about limiting the investigation.


China-ASEAN trade to hit $1t by 2020

China-ASEAN trade to hit $1t by 2020

A total of 29 foreign heads of state and government are in the Chinese capital for the May 14 and 15 forum, which also drew heads of heavyweight worldwide organisations such as Secretary-General António Guterres for the United Nations, President Jim Yong Kim of the World Bank and Managing Director Christine Lagarde of the global Monetary Fund.


Burr wants to talk to people at Trump-Russia meeting

Burr wants to talk to people at Trump-Russia meeting

Putin said that Russian Federation is ready to provide Congress with a transcript of the talks "if the U.S. administration finds it appropriate". Putin, who still hopes Moscow can fix battered ties with the United States despite a deepening political scandal in the United States related to Trump's purported Russian Federation ties, said Moscow had rated Lavrov's meeting with Trump highly.


Trump asked Comey to halt probe

Trump asked Comey to halt probe

The associate was not authorized to discuss the memo by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. A person who had seen the memo told The Associated Press what Comey had written. January 6, 2017: Comey is among a group of four top USA intelligence officials who brief the president-elect on their conclusions that Russian Federation meddled in the presidential election on his behalf.