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Trump Breaks Welcome Twitter Hiatus, Finally Comments On Comey Testimony

Trump Breaks Welcome Twitter Hiatus, Finally Comments On Comey Testimony

But Comey's testimony about the President has darkened clouds hanging over the White House. "I'll tell you something about that maybe sometime in the very near future", he said on Friday. Asked on Thursday at the hearing about the prospect of the conversations having been recorded, Comey replied: "Lordy, I hope there are tapes!" Meanwhile, President Trump's attorney Marc Kasowitz and members of the GOP focused on Comey's confirmation that the president was not under FBI investigation.



WaPo: Special Counsel Investigating Whether Trump Tried To Obstruct Justice

The move by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to investigate Trump's own conduct marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation, which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin.


London fire death toll at 17; 'miracle' if anymore survivors

London fire death toll at 17; 'miracle' if anymore survivors

THE death toll from the devastating tower block fire in west London is expected to rise as investigators trawl through the wreckage in the search for other victims. "Right now, people want answers and it's absolutely right and that's why I am today ordering a full public inquiry into this disaster", said Ms May, who visited the scene on Thursday.



US House GOP Whip in critical condition after shooting

Early reports following the attempted massacre of congressional Republicans on the baseball field in Arlington yesterday sounded an optimistic note on the condition of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise . He is an avid baseball fan and has played on the congressional baseball team since he entered Congress in 2008. "It's Time to Destroy Trump & Co". As majority whip, Scalise is the third-ranking Republican in the House.


Senate passes sweeping sanctions bill targeting Iran, Russia

Senate passes sweeping sanctions bill targeting Iran, Russia

The measure also would apply terrorism sanctions to the country's Revolutionary Guards and enforce an arms embargo. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) wrote in a statement endorsing the package, based on the lie that the Democrats lost the election because of the mythical Russian interference.



White House Says Trump Won't Fire Special Counsel Leading Russia Probe

The White House said Trump thinks Sessions "did a very good job" in his testimony. Senators will surely ask Sessions about these threads and others, but it is not clear how forthcoming he will be. He also noted that the Trump administration noted Comey's handling of the email probe in its initial explanation for Comey's firing. Special Counsel Mueller must be provided the uncontested authority to follow the facts wherever they may lead, without threats of being fired.