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Whitehouse was warned about Flynn's blackmail risk

Whitehouse was warned about Flynn's blackmail risk

The FBI interviewed Flynn about the December calls with Kislyak and determined that he wasn't intentionally trying to be deceptive about the nature of what was discussed, according to U.S. Yates briefly led the US Justice Department until Trump fired her on January 30 for declining to defend his travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries.


Interstate 85 reopening Monday in Atlanta

Interstate 85 reopening Monday in Atlanta

Nathan Deal said on Wednesday. The Georgia Department of Transportation promptly began rebuilding the Fulton County bridge after the March 30 collapse, but it was initially not expected to reopen until June. Officials offered a multimillion-dollar incentive to the project contractor C.W. Matthews to finish ahead of schedule. The state is shelling out more than $ 3 million in incentives to the contractors of the I-85 bridge.



Trump contradicts his own White House team on Comey firing

While it is conceivable there was a misunderstanding on Trump's part, the sources said Comey would never have cleared Trump with the investigation still underway. "I want to find out if there was a problem in the election having to do with Russia", Trump said. Comey has been summoned to testify as a private citizen before a closed-door Senate Intelligence Committee hearing next week.



Macron's New Party Unlikely to Win Majority in France's June Parliamentary Elections

Incoming French president Emmanuel Macron's centrist party on Thursday unveiled 428 candidates for June's general election, half whom are new to politics in line with Macron's promise to rejuvenate parliament. Socialist President Francois Hollande is due to formally hand over power on Sunday to Macron at an Elysee Palace ceremony at which he will be accompanied in all likelihood by his wife and future First Lady, Brigitte Macron.


The FBI must be protected - from the White House

The FBI must be protected - from the White House

Who was to blame? In a letter to his former colleagues in the FBI, Comey said he "long believed that a president can fire an FBI director for any reason, or for no reason at all". Very smart guy. The Democrats like him. "How does that contribute to solving anything that has to do with Jim Comey's firing?" "I would not (say that)", McCabe told the Senate hearing.



Poll reveals how Americans really feel about Trump firing Comey

Trump's advisers have repeatedly tried to downplay the Russia-election matter, with Sanders saying Wednesday the FBI was "doing a whole lot more than the Russian Federation investigation". "That is not accurate", McCabe said. And contrary to the White House's assertions, officials interviewed by Bloomberg say there is resentment among a swath of agents that so much upheaval has been stirred within the bureau.