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Comey tells Senators 'Lordy, I hope there are tapes' of Trump meetings

Comey tells Senators 'Lordy, I hope there are tapes' of Trump meetings

That I was sacked because of the decisions I had made during the election year. He explained that he felt the need because of "the nature of the person" with whom he was speaking. Flynn had been fired the day before for lying to administration officials, including Vice President Pence, about his communications with Kislyak.



Ex-FBI Director Comey to testify Thursday before Senate committee

The President's allies had been prepared to say that Trump never asked Comey to end an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn or anyone else. The White House has arrived at a binary choice: Choose chaos or choose success . The opening remarks also only detail five of his nine encounters with Trump, and he is sure to be pressed on what happened in those remaining conversations he had with the president.



Donald Trump's Loyalty Pledge for the FBI Challenges the Nation

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. "I did not understand the President to be talking about the broader investigation into Russian Federation or possible links to his campaign", Comey said.


Polls open in United Kingdom general election

Polls open in United Kingdom general election

Polling experts - many of whom failed to predict the historic referendum vote to leave the European Union previous year - are now wary of calling the outcome although May remains the favourite. The Conservatives' lead fell sharply after May announced plans to make elderly voters pay more towards their old-age care, while Corbyn has gained ground thanks to popular policies such as renationalisation and higher taxes for the rich.



Iran must be punished for its interference in region: Saudi FM

Saudi Arabia, Egypt , the United Arab Emirates and several other countries cut their ties with Doha on Monday in part because of comments posted briefly on the Qatar News Agency's website on May 23 . During the phone call , Mr. Trump underscored that a united Gulf Cooperation Council is critical to defeating terrorism and promoting regional stability , the White House said.