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Comey to testify Trump told him: 'I expect loyalty'

Comey to testify Trump told him: 'I expect loyalty'

Given that the former director's testimony is going cast a shadow over the Trump presidency for months, if not years, the White House counterattack is nearly certainly only just beginning. But Trump later said he was thinking of "this Russian Federation thing" when he fired Comey and would have dismissed him without the Justice Department's input.



Sadiq Khan: Too busy to tango with Donald Trump

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London , has warned that police will take a zero-tolerance approach to hate crime after the spike in incidents in the capital. President Donald Trump isn't known for showing much discretion when Twittering around the White House . Asked if Trump was criticizing the mayor of London because he is Muslim, Sanders said that was "utterly ridiculous".


Comey says Trump pressured him on Russia probe

Comey says Trump pressured him on Russia probe

Comey gets a midday phone call from now-President Trump inviting him to dinner at the White House that night. "This had not been my practice in the past", Comey said. Another Twitter outburst questioned the performance of Attorney General Jeff Sessions's Justice Department in handling Trump's proposed ban on travelers from some Muslim countries, now frozen by the courts.


Fired FBI Director Comey faces Senate and rebuts Trump

Fired FBI Director Comey faces Senate and rebuts Trump

The Washington Post's Robert Costa said Tuesday morning that he had two White House officials telling him Trump could be live-tweeting Comey's testimony 'if he feels the need to respond'. "Lordy, I hope there are tapes", Comey remarked at one point, suggesting such evidence would back up his account over any claims from the president. Ryan Goodman, a New York University law professor, called that statement "the most devastating revelation" in Comey's testimony.



USA embassy in Israel not being relocated to Jerusalem, for now

The waiver was due to expire June 1.No Israeli government, including Netanyahu's, has wished to create conflict with the U.S.by insisting on the embassy move, says leading Israeli columnist Nahum Barnea.Zomlot says: "We are ready to start the consultation process with the United States of America administration".Spicer says the six-month waiver Trump signed Thursday shouldn't be considered a retreat from Trump's "strong support for Israel" and for the alliance between the US and Israel.Despite ...



Sanctions Levied on Qatar by Gulf Rivals So Far

Qatar says the Saudi charges against it are a ploy for regional dominance, but frictions have been mounting for years over Qatar's backing of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and its Hamas offshoot in the Gaza Strip. "The President offered to help the parties resolve their differences, including through a meeting at the White House if necessary", it said. The fake article quoted Sheikh Tamim as calling Iran an "Islamic power" and saying Qatar's relations with Israel were "good" during a ...