Trump dismisses claims of campaign collusion with Russian Federation

Mueller's designation falls outside the normal Department of Justice chain of command, giving him "an extra layer of impartiality" from the White House, Cohen says . towards some sort of prosecution". Was it obstruction of justice? When reporters demand answers from the White House, Trump aides will have the option of deflecting by saying that the matter is under investigation by Mueller.

James Comey to testify to Senate in public hearing over Russian interference

The White House official under the microscope is someone close to the president, people familiar with the matter told the Post , though they would not further identify the individual. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told Congress Friday he stands by a memo he wrote bluntly criticizing Comey. ( Rosenstein backed up this version , telling a Senate committee that Trump had already chose to fire Comey before he wrote his letter.) But after Trump saw the backlash to his seeming ...

Nigerian schoolgirls back with families

Nigerian schoolgirls back with families

The minister of women affairs and social development, Mrs Jumai Alhassan had denied reports that their parents were being denied access to them. After more than two weeks of the girls' release, the Federal Government has finally made arrangments to transport the parents to Abuja to see their daughters.

White House official subject of Russia probe

The New York Times is reporting that President Donald Trump told Russian diplomats that firing the "nut job" Federal Bureau of Investigation director had relieved "great pressure" on him . That's the second time in four days that the Times has dropped a bombshell on Trump over a memo it hasn't actually seen. In a briefing to member of the House of Representatives a day after he briefed senators, Mr Rosenstein said that Mr Comey' handling of Hillary Clinton' email scandal had been ...

Russia Probe Names Current White House Official as 'Significant Person of Interest'

Trump, who has embraced what he describes as an "America First" approach to US foreign policy and global trade, is expected to be welcomed warmly by leaders in Saudi Arabia and Israel. The story included a statement from White House press secretary Sean Spicer, who said: "'As the president has stated before, a thorough investigation will confirm that there was no collusion between the campaign and any foreign entity".