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Comey sought Russia probe resources before firing

The White House appeared caught off guard by the intense response to Mr Comey's firing, given that the FBI director had become a pariah among Democrats for his role in the Clinton investigation. In a letter, Trump told Comey: "You are hereby terminated and removed from office, effective immediately". They suggested the president was persuaded to act by Justice Department officials and a memo from Mr Rosenstein.


Govt MPs agree to schools funding deal

Govt MPs agree to schools funding deal

Students face repaying loans once they start earning more than $42,000 a year, while degree prices are estimated to increase by up to $3600 under the new model. "We're also very concerned about some of our rural and remote schools and those in communities that are already struggling". But the Catholic school sector has slammed the proposal, saying it will lead to fee increases.


Lavrov on Comey: Was he fired? You're kidding

Lavrov on Comey: Was he fired? You're kidding

The White House has refused to revive official visitor logs instituted under President Barack Obama. Lavrov told reporters the "noise about our contacts (with Trump associates), the fake information" makes for "abnormal background" for relations with the U.S., calling the whole situation "humiliating" for the American people.



Former Trump security aide was Russian Federation blackmail risk - ex

But just hours before the hearing was to open, Trump's early support for Flynn was challenged by reports that then-president Barack Obama had strongly advised against giving him such a senior White House job. The quoted tweet from Trump's account said: "Director Clapper reiterated what everybody, including the fake media already knows- there is "no evidence" of collusion w/ Russian Federation and Trump".



Can the president fire the Federal Bureau of Investigation director?

Comey acknowledged in this discussion that things were moving slowly. The nation's capital was thrust into political turmoil on Tuesday with the unexpected firing. Cuomo's "tough guy" stance not only highlighted the extreme media bias against the Trump administration, but it illuminated how uneducated he is compared to Conway on policy and procedure.