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Flynn's lawyer says he won't answer subpoena

Flynn was sacked from his position as Trump's national security adviser in February. He appeared to be serving two masters, the incoming president and Turkey, for whom he was a paid lobbyist. On Tuesday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the No. 2 Justice Department official, named former FBI Director Robert Mueller to also investigate allegations of ties between Trump's 2016 presidential campaign and Russian Federation.



Trump Told Russians He Fired 'Nut Job' Comey Because Of Investigation

Rosenstein denied media reports from last week that Comey had asked him for additional resources for his investigation before Trump fired him . "And that created a compromise situation, a situation where the national security adviser essentially could be blackmailed by the Russians".



Donald Trump arrives in Saudi Arabia for first trip abroad as president

A military brass band played, cannons boomed and seven Saudi jets flew over in V-formation, trailing red, white and blue smoke. On the drive to the Ritz hotel where Trump is staying, King Salman rode with the president in the heavily armored presidential limousine nicknamed "the Beast".



Comey agrees to testify before Senate intelligence committee

In reaction to that report, Spicer said, "As the President has stated before - a thorough investigation will confirm that there was no collusion between the campaign and any foreign entity". I faced great pressure because of Russian Federation. He says he thought that move was appropriate and produced a memo summarizing what he said were his "longstanding concerns" over Comey's handling of the Clinton email investigation.



Iran's president ahead in vote count

The street carnivals of Tehran's night hours over the past few days aimed to cruise the voters to the ballot boxes at 8:00 a.m. local time (0330 GMT) on May 19 to decide on their next president. Iran's election headquarters said Rouhani has secured 14,619,848 votes so far as per early results, while Ebrahim Rayeesi has won 10,125,855 votes, Fars news reported.



Special Counsel for Russia Probe 'Divides the Country'

Throughout a joint press conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, Trump repeated multiple times his claim that there was no collusion between himself and Russian Federation during the campaign. That appointment will impede congressional committees' ability to conduct their own investigations, said Graham. Now Mueller will have almost unfettered access to witnesses and information, and the ability to bring criminal charges.