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Kushner 'proposed secret channel with Russia'

Kushner 'proposed secret channel with Russia'

More attorneys with deep experience in Washington investigations are expected to be added, along with crisis communication experts, to help the White House in the weeks ahead. The damage-control plan also includes the return of some of Trump's more combative campaign advisers, including Corey Lewandowski, who was sacked as campaign manager almost a year ago, and David N.



Ariana Grande to perform benefit concert in Manchester

Speaking on the BBC's Today programme on Wednesday morning, Home Secretary Amber Rudd described the move as "irritating" and said they had been "very clear" with U.S. A total of 116 people were treated in hospitals after the attack. Those arrested include Abedi's two brothers, Hashim and Ismail, as well as his father, Ramadan Abedi.


Jared Kushner discussed creating secret communications channel with Moscow

Jared Kushner discussed creating secret communications channel with Moscow

Kushner initially had come to the attention of FBI investigators previous year as they began scrutinizing former national security adviser Michael Flynn's connections with Russian officials , the two sources said. Backchanneling is a practice at times used by government officials, but Kushner was not yet a government employee at the time of his contact with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in December.


Rouhani urges US to drop 'hostile' policies towards Iran

Rouhani urges US to drop 'hostile' policies towards Iran

Saudi Arabia gave President Donald Trump the royal treatment over the weekend, lavishing him with pomp and applause during the first stop in his inaugural overseas trip as president. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said France is convinced that Iran under Rouhani will have "an important role in the pacification" of the region.


Top Trump advisers decline to comment on Kushner

Top Trump advisers decline to comment on Kushner

Kushner spoke with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to the USA, about creating the secret line to make it easier to hold sensitive discussions about the conflict in Syria, according to a person familiar with the discussions. He added: "It allows you to communicate in a discreet manner". Flynn served briefly as Trump's national security adviser before being fired in February after officials said he misled Vice President Mike Pence about whether he and the ambassador had discussed US ...


The G7 summit ends without United States commitment on Paris agreement

The G7 summit ends without United States commitment on Paris agreement

The President teased his decision about the hotly debated topic in a tweet early Saturday morning Eastern time during the final leg of his first presidential trip overseas. This is despite U.S. defence secretary James Mattis saying in an interview to air on Sunday that the president is now "wide open" on the issue.