Republicans starting to turn as committee asks to see Comey documents

He went on to say that Comey was widely "unpopular" and that he made the decision to fire the director on Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's recommendation. With growing calls from largely Democratic lawmakers that the Trump administration could no longer credibly conduct any investigation into Russian Federation in the midst of Comey's ouster, Mueller was thrust into the picture.

Rosenstein: Special Counsel Will Ensure Thorough Russia Investigation

Around the same time that Trump was preparing for his press conference, Rosenstein reportedly told the full Senate that Trump had already chose to fire Comey before Trump asked him to submit a memo that would amount to reasoning. "It seems to me now to be a criminal investigation", said Senator Graham. Trump's tweets signal his White House - or at least the man in charge - will try to resist Mueller's investigation, meaning the shadow of that probe will now hang over a White House in need ...

With waiver, US lets Iran keep getting benefits of nuke deal

Trump's upcoming Middle East tour is aimed at getting Saudi Arabia and other Arab states in the region to stand in unity with Israel against Iran, according to Tillerson. Under the 2015 deal, sanctions punishing Iran for its nuclear program were waived in exchange for Iran's commitment to roll back the program. During Trump's election campaign he vowed to "rip up" the nuclear agreement with Tehran if elected, calling it "the worst deal ever".

Russian Federation probe slips out of Trump's control

Well now there is one. In a meeting at the White House on Thursday , President Donald Trump told news anchors that the appointment of a special counsel in the Russian Federation probe is bad for the U.S. And House and Senate investigators had invited Comey back to Congress to explain what happened - although Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz declared on Twitter that he had trouble finding Comey to invite him to testify to the oversight committee he chairs.

Toby Keith to hold rare Saudi gig during Trump visit

Trump has backed away from a decades-old USA commitment to a sovereign Palestinian state, but held a warm meeting at the White House with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. The kingdom's control of the holy sites has been criticized by Muslims around the world. Trump will have an audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican.

New York Times drops another anonymously-sourced bomb on Trump

On Monday, Trump reportedly relayed highly classified information from a critical source of intelligence on the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria during his meeting with senior Russian officials in the Oval Office last week. Russian Federation is fine, but whether it is Russian Federation or anybody else, my total priority, believe me, is the United States of America", Trump added.