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Trump denies Comey allegations, collusion with Russian Federation

I have made no such determination. Trump, whose administration has been dogged by allegations that Russia helped him win the White House and that he and his allies are too cosy with Moscow, has defended his decision to discuss intelligence with the Russians after media reports of the meeting alarmed some US and foreign politicians.



Chaffetz: House Officially Noticed Comey Hearing

At the same time he noted that impeachment does not mean the president will be found guilty. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday he saw "no secrets" in US media reports of apparent security threats by Islamic state that were divulged by President Donald Trump last week.


Brazil's president may lead a 'walking dead administration'

Brazil's president may lead a 'walking dead administration'

The first is his own political survival, and the second is the survival of the reforms which he says are needed to whip Brazil's floundering economy back into shape after two years of recession. Mr Temer, who took over after the impeachment previous year of Dilma Rousseff , was reported late Wednesday by O Globo newspaper to have been secretly recorded agreeing to payments of hush money to Eduardo Cunha, the disgraced former speaker of the lower house of Congress.



Chaffetz: Do we even know Comey has memos? An error occurred

It turns out Comey has his own records of those conversations. And that should make Trump very anxious. Last week, Trump fired FBI Director James B. Trump left the White House Wednesday morning to head to CT where he was scheduled to give the commencement address at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.


Brazil's Temer: 'I won't resign' amid corruption allegations

Brazil's Temer: 'I won't resign' amid corruption allegations

Brazil's President Michel Temer on Thursday defiantly said he would not resign after the Supreme Court authorized an investigation into allegations he condoned bribes to a potential witness in a major corruption probe. O Globo reported that Batista and his brother, JBS CEO Wesley Batista , presented the recording to prosecutors as part of plea-bargain negotiations underway since March.



Trump decries Russian Federation probe as 'greatest witch hunt' in U.S. history

It may also prove to be an exercise in futility, given the acknowledged absence to date of evidence to support the claims that Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation. When asked about whether he pushed Comey, the man he fired earlier in the month, to end the Russian Federation investigation, Trump was firm and quick to reply: "No, no".