Sessions to face questions on Russia, Comey

Sessions to face questions on Russia, Comey

Sessions says he was there for a speech by then-candidate Donald Trump and members of Sessions' staff were also in attendance. "The suggestion that I participated in any collusion ... "Whether I ever attended a reception where the Russian Ambassador was also present is entirely beside the point of this investigation into Russian interference with the 2016 campaigns", he said .

Jeff Sessions: Russia collusion claim 'detestable lie'

Martin Heinrich (D-NM) accused Sessions of "impeding this investigation" with his refusal to answer questions about his discussions with President Donald Trump . Comey said he wrote memos on his meetings with the Trump because of "the nature of the person" he was talking to. As expected, lawmakers grilled Sessions about his role in Comey's firing, his own involvement in the Trump campaign and his meetings with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to the US.

No cause to fire special counsel Mueller: deputy attorney general

In a February meeting, Comey said, Trump told Sessions and other administration officials to leave the room before asking him to drop a probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation. "The President did talk with him in the days before he was named special counsel", Ruddy told PBS on Monday in the same interview where he said Trump was "considering terminating" Mueller as special counsel.

Qatar must stop funding terrorism

Qatar must stop funding terrorism

Tillerson , who has been tapped by President Donald Trump to help mediate the crisis, also faulted Qatar for allowing funds to flow to extremist groups, echoing the complaint that Saudi Arabia, Bahrain , Egypt and the United Arab Emirates have cited in cutting off ties to Qatar.

Trump's travel ban fails in court once again

S.C". Trump's administration on June 1 filed emergency applications with the nine Supreme Court justices seeking to undo two different lower court rulings that blocked his March 6 order barring entry for people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days while the US government implements stricter visa screening.

Republicans are taking a big political risk on health care

Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn had a colorful way to describe the secretive process of crafting a healthcare bill during an interview on Monday. Still, no matter what the Republican-controlled Congress writes up to replace it - even if it's "the greatest health bill or tax cut ever in our country's history" - Trump lamented that not one Democratic legislator would vote for it.