Trump Pressure on Comey `Wrong,' `Dumb,' But Likely Not Illegal

Later, in a February 14 meeting at the White House , Comey said Trump strongly defended Flynn , saying that his former national security adviser “hadnt done anything wrong in his prior contact with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak. At the time of his firing, Comey had been overseeing the federal investigation into possible ties between Trump's campaign and Russia's election meddling, outraging Democrats who claimed the president was interfering in an active probe.

How to watch James Comey Testimony online and on-air

How to watch James Comey Testimony online and on-air

That's despite the fact that Comey officially corroborated what looks like Trump attempting to interfere with an ongoing investigation into Flynn. "I took the opportunity to implore the Attorney-General to prevent any future direct communication between the President and me", Mr Comey wrote .

Trump Weighs In On Gulf Diplomatic Rift

Trump Weighs In On Gulf Diplomatic Rift

That is when Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and the UAE temporarily pulled their ambassadors from Qatar to protest its politics. Jubeir told reporters the Gulf states could resolve a row with Qatar among themselves without outside help. The development came after the Federal Bureau of Investigation recently sent a team of investigators to Doha to help the Qatari government investigate the incident, Qatari and U.S.

Here's How Theresa May Could Lose Her Job By Winning the Election

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May could found herself in the rare position of winning today's general election - a snap poll she called while holding a commanding lead only 8 weeks ago - but losing the top job in British politics thanks to a stumbling campaign.

Trump Lawyer Says President 'Totally Vindicated' By Comey Testimony

Democratic Congresswoman Kathy Castor said in a tweet that Trump's demand of a loyalty pledge "looks like obstruction". "The president feels completely and totally vindicated ". "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Mr Flynn go. Trump said: "'He is a good guy and has been through a lot... "Plainly the reason they refused was to avoid embarrassment to the White House , perhaps to maintain their employment", he said.

Trump urges Qatar leader to resolve diplomatic crisis with Arab nations

Countries like Egypt , the UAE , and Saudi Arabia , in particular, whose names are often referred to along with radicalism, terrorism and coups, have begun to manipulate media to bring attention to Qatar . He didn't take sides. US President Donald Trump's support for the Saudi-led embargo on Qatar and hostility to Iran represents another risk for Russian Federation should it try to use its influence to broker a compromise, said Sergei Karaganov, a former Kremlin foreign policy ...