McCain on Kushner backchannel reports: 'I don't like it'

But the half-hour meeting with Gorkov since has come under increasing scrutiny. Reuters, meanwhile, citing seven unnamed current and former U.S. officials, reported Friday that Kushner had at least three contacts with the Russian ambassador that he did not previously disclose, including some during the campaign.

Gentiloni backs Merkel: Europe must forge its own future

Her spokesman, Steffen Seibert , said on Monday the chancellor was a "deeply convinced trans-Atlanticist" who believes in the idea of Western unity. Italy today backed German Chancellor Angela Merkel's call for Europe to be a stronger player on the world stage in the era of Donald Trump and Brexit.

President Trump Criticizes Germany in Tweet Amid Tensions with Merkel

We have a MASSIVE trade deficit with Germany, plus they pay FAR LESS than they should on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation & military. She dismissed any talk that Germany was shifting away from its old ally and pivoting East, after she hosted Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for talks and with meetings planned later this week with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.

World Health Organization gets African DG

Tedros has been endorsed by the African Union as the most qualified candidate which marks the first time a new World Health Organization leader from the continent. Tedros will succeed China's Margaret Chan , who was born in Hong Kong and trained in Canada, when she completes her five-year tenure at the end of next month.

Fallen Service Members Honored At Ft. Snelling Memorial Day Ceremony

Fallen Service Members Honored At Ft. Snelling Memorial Day Ceremony

If you ever wondered why Americans celebrate Memorial Day, take a look at these four facts that dive into the holiday's long history . She said she appreciates St. Remembrances of fallen military members went from New York City , where Memorial Day fell on the last day of Fleet Week New York, to Los Angeles, where an 8-foot bronze sculpture was being unveiled in honor of the dead.

Jared Kushner more than willing to answer Russia-related questions

As President Donald Trump returned to Washington from his nine-day foreign trip, the political warfare between his administration and sections of the intelligence establishment allied with the Democratic Party erupted once again, with the focus shifting to Trump's son-in-law and top adviser, Jared Kushner.