Spicer holds White House news briefing amid new Russia allegations

Spicer holds White House news briefing amid new Russia allegations

Officials said he misled Vice President Mike Pence about whether he and the ambassador had discussed U.S. sanctions against Russian Federation in a phone call. Despite pushback, however, there was no denial of the latest twist in the Russian Federation investigation: that son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner is now under scrutiny.

Back-channel communications are nothing new for White House

White House spokesman Sean Spicer addressed the issue briefly today. According to administration officials and persons close to Trump , the president plans to bring in new aides to the White House , adding experienced political professionals including Trump's former campaign manager.

Trump to announce decision on Paris climate pact Thursday

He has said the Paris deal is unfair to the USA because other countries have set less lofty greenhouse gas reduction goals. "It is very clear that governments aren't everything". The United Nations' main Twitter page quoted Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as saying, "Climate change is undeniable". The majority of Americans support the Paris accord, as per data from the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication.

Jeremy Corbyn WILL take part in the BBC Election Debate

Amid reports that Corbyn could decide at the last minute to take part in a BBC party leaders' debate , where May will be represented by Amber Rudd , the home secretary, he called on the prime minister to end her boycott of such events.

White House ducks comments on Russian Federation investigation and Jared Kushner

Trump has privately and publicly pinned much of the blame for his administration's rough start on the White House's communications strategy. On Tuesday, Spicer jousted with several reporters during his daily briefing when they posed questions about Russian Federation or a handful of ongoing congressional and federal probes.

Macedonian lawmakers hold debate before confidence vote

Macedonian lawmakers hold debate before confidence vote

Five MPs abstained and nine were absent. Macedonia's parliament has endorsed a new government, ending political deadlock since inconclusive elections last December. Along with the political standoff, the country's ambitions to join the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization have been thwarted by lagging reforms and a dispute with Greece over the name "Macedonia", which it shares with a Greek region.