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Dems: If Comey memo true, Trump obstructed justice

A former Justice Department official said that Comey's step in recording the details of the White House meeting was "not out of character", especially if he was concerned about the legality or moral issues. "The best way to get to the bottom of it is for him to testify". "But I suppose it's going to continue, so we'll have to get used to it". "This is on him", meaning Trump, a top Republican close to the White House said, after speaking with dejected advisers inside the West Wing.



Netanyahu pushes back against claim he asked Trump not to move embassy

It's the closest they have to praying at the Temple Mount, the holiest site in Judaism. "The Kotel is 100% part of Israel and holy to Jews around [the] world", Greenblatt wrote on Twitter. President Trump faces pressure from one of his largest donors to deliver on his promise to move the USA embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem at the same time as he seeks to broker peace between the state and the Palestinians.



While Comey memo could be key, any Trump prosecution tricky

Comey may have thought Trump's request was "inappropriate", which it was, but not intimidating enough to qualify as attempted obstruction, something worth memorializing in a memo but not so brazen that it needed to be reported immediately.



Will Labour end the benefits freeze? Corbyn says yes - and no

Union leader and Jeremy Corbyn supporter Len McCluskey said it would constitute a "successful campaign" if Labour win 200 seats at the general election, down from the 232 it now holds. Outlining its policy on the Daesh terrorist group, Labour underlined in its election manifesto that the Labour government "will take all lawful action necessary to counter and confront this evil, and we will advocate a long-term multinational political strategy, led by regional actors, to tackle the spread ...


Erdogan's goons stomp protesters outside embassy in Washington

Erdogan's goons stomp protesters outside embassy in Washington

Peter Newsham said such behavior was "not something we will tolerate here in Washington , D.C". He measured his words carefully, recognizing that this has become an global diplomatic incident. Erdogan visited the residence shortly after he met with President Donald Trump at the White House. They started outside the White House, where he said Turkish guards taunted them as they chanted, "Erdogan is a dictator!" A bipartisan group of lawmakers wrote Trump Tuesday to ask him to raise ...