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Paul Ryan: 'We need the facts' before rushing to judgment

If the Trump administration deemed it appropriate, Putin said Russian Federation could hand over a transcript of Trump's meeting with Lavrov to USA lawmakers to reassure them that no secrets were revealed. "We have an obligation to carry out our oversight regardless of what party is in the White House", Ryan said. He said that democracy was at risk over the sacking of FBI Director James Comey because he was investigating the president.



Trump slams Comey, once more dismisses Russian Federation probe as "witch hunt"

Shortly before meeting with Santos, Trump had lunch with TV news anchors, at which he said Rosenstein's decision to appoint Mueller "hurts our country terribly". "This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!" he tweeted, also complaining that Hillary Clinton and President Obama weren't investigated by a special counsel.



US senators probe Donald Trump official on special counsel, FBI firing

Yet they still weren't satisfied. Trump cited displeasure with the FBI's Russian Federation probe as a factor in dismissing Comey. The Mueller appointment will, at least temporarily, relieve some of the pressure on congressional Republicans who've publicly complained that the constant drama and serial controversies at the White House were hindering their ability to work on their policy agenda.



Conservatives to unveil policy pledges on Thursday

But Carl Emmerson, deputy director of the IFS, said how the higher taxes would impact the public finances was uncertain, telling the Guardian: "They will nearly certainly bring in tens of billions of pounds but quite possibly not the full amount that Labour expects".


The Mystery of Mike Flynn Takes Another Dark Turn

The Mystery of Mike Flynn Takes Another Dark Turn

Yahoo News also has a rather intriguing story that shines light on reports of Trump's regret at firing Flynn along with White House attorneys repeatedly warning Trump not to contact his former national security advisor. The Trump team had previously been warned by former acting attorney general Sally Yates and then-President Obama about Flynn well before news of his ties to Russian Federation became public.



Congressman Calls For Trump's Impeachment During House Floor Speech

Despite reaching an all-time high of 33¢ yesterday - implying a 33% probability of the president being impeached - at the time of writing, the price for a "yes" share is 22¢. Citing a slew of recent controversies - including Comey's messy dismissal, as well as recent reports of Trump sharing classified information with Russia - Gergen said that things appear to be unraveling at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.