Trump says Comey 'better hope there are no tapes' of their conversations

Trump says Comey 'better hope there are no tapes' of their conversations

Clapper said America's founding fathers had created three co-equal branches of government with checks and balances, but with Trump as president, that was now "eroding". Those people also describe him as deeply frustrated by what he views as unfair media coverage - irritation that emerged in a separate tweet in which he suggested he may shut down the regular press briefings at the White House.

Quebec's public security minister says flood situation improving gradually

As of Tuesday, heavy rains and melting snowpack had resulted in 2,733 flooded residences in Quebec and forced the evacuation of 1,940 people in 171 municipalities. Mr Goodale also said more Canadian troops are being deployed to Quebec. "I understand that morally or psychologically, physically, mentally, people are very, very exhausted".

Trump to keep Israeli embassy in Tel Aviv

Trump is to visit the site by himself. The White House disputed the account. For all the reassuring noises coming from Israeli officials, there are real concerns about the perception of a compromised or leaky Trump White House, not least in relation to Russian Federation.

The holiest site in Judaism keeps causing trouble for Trump

Israel annexed East Jerusalem after capturing it in the 1967 Mideast War. Trump visits Israel on Monday, after starting his trip to the region in Saudi Arabia on Saturday. Trump is to visit the site by himself. "Israeli officials appear to be growing increasingly nervous over Trump's visit, when he is expected to make an attempt at re-launching long-stalled peace talks with the Palestinians", Fox New announced.

Paul Ryan on Russia investigation: 'We need the facts'

The White House denied the account. Trump himself said he had "an absolute right" as president to share "facts pertaining to terrorism" and airline safety with Russian Federation. According to Trump, he did so specifically because of his dissatisfaction with Comey's investigation into the Russian Federation scandal. Trump wrote to Comey that the dismissal was necessary to restore public trust and confidence.

What you should know about the 'special counsel' for Trump-Russia investigation

Trump responded by once again denying any links to Moscow, but the appointment of a special counsel with sweeping powers dramatically raises the stakes in a crisis threatening to paralyze his presidency. Rosenstein appointed a special prosecutor despite Trump's clear preference that he not do so, and it is likely that Rosenstein's immediate boss, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, also was not keen on the idea.