Inside the White House: Comey Damage Control And No Easy Way Out

This is an important exchange. @jeffmason1 pushes again and again on Trump's "tapes" tweet. "Even that is possible", Mr Trump said. In a tweet, Mr Trump appeared to issue a thinly veiled threat to Mr Comey , saying he had "better hope there are no tapes" of their conversations.

Stocks pare gains after fresh reports on Washington Russia probe

Stocks pare gains after fresh reports on Washington Russia probe

Mueller is taking over a sprawling investigation into links between the Trump camp and Russian Federation from the former FBI director James Comey , who the president fired abruptly on May 9. Trump also changed his story once again about the circumstances surrounding Comey's firing, returning again to the White House's original rationale that he based his decision on Rosenstein's recommendation.

Trump willing to try engagement with N. Korea

Trump willing to try engagement with N. Korea "under right conditions"

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in visited on Wednesday the Ministry of National Defense and Joint Chiefs of Staff where he was briefed on the current military situation in the country. But a senior North Korean diplomat has said Pyongyang is also open to having talks with Washington under the right conditions. State Councilor Yang Jiechi made the remarks at the opening of a second day of meetings between Chinese officials and special envoy Lee Hae-chan, a former South Korean prime minister.

Girls meet Nigerian president after Boko Haram release

Girls meet Nigerian president after Boko Haram release

Some top government officials including ministers and service chiefs joined Buhari to receive the girls. "The president has said that as numerous girls are alive, his administration will strive to get them back", Femi Adesina, a spokesman for the president, said.

Chaffetz set to announce he will leave Congress in June

His successor as House Oversight chairman will take over part of the federal investigation into Russia's election hacking and whether Trump's campaign colluded in that effort. When asked about the potential for a political convention organized in Utah's CD3 and the inherent conflict involved with HB54 mandating a signature gathering process in addition to the delegate process where only republicans would be involved, the Governor indicated that "What I really don't like is a convention where ...

'Impeachment' Google searches spike as Trump scandals pile up

Gonzalez, a top state budget official under Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick, said Trump should be impeached by the House of Representatives for obstruction of justice. But in a hypothetical impeachment environment, she told MarketWatch , "rank and file Republicans would be in full damage control mode and would want to show that if there's one thing Republicans can be counted on, it's tax cuts".