Trump Interview With Lester Holt: Russia Ties 'Made Up' Story by Democrats

A combination photo shows U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and former FBI Director James Comey. "I assume you're referring to the tweet , and I talked to the president and the president has nothing further to add on that", Spicer said. Trump and Comey's relationship was strained early on, in part because of the president's explosive and unsubstantiated claims that Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower.

Local election results in Scotland likely to heal COSLA rift

Nevertheless, the local government elections confirm that political momentum, remarkably, is with the Scottish Conservatives. So, even if the SNP's performance in the local elections may not necessarily signal a sharp decline in the party's prospects for June's general election across Scotland as a whole, it does look as though the party's position has weakened significantly in the north east.

United States defense chief affirms commitment to protecting Turkey

United States defense chief affirms commitment to protecting Turkey

Syrian Kurdish-led forces say they are carrying out mine-clearing operations at the country's largest dam and the nearby town of Tabqa a day after seizing them from Islamic State militants. President Donald Trump's authorization will provide Syrian Kurdish elements within the Syrian Democratic Forces with weapons in order to retake Raqqa , the Syrian city that serves as ISIS's de facto capital.

Trump has now admitted he fired Comey because of the Russian Federation investigation

He insisted anew that Comey had told him directly three separate times that he personally was not under investigation . In his letter to Comey, Trump said, "I have received the attachment letters from attorney general and the deputy general of the U.S., recommending your dismissal as the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)".

French centrists reach accord with Macron on parliament candidates

Some 19,000 individuals had reportedly submitted themselves as potential candidates through an online portal requiring CVs and explanatory letters before the lucky ones moved forward to follow-up interviews, local media reported. If the Socialists and their allies that now have a majority in the National Assembly responsible for legislation, return, Macron is likely to face a lot of opposition as he tries to implement the promised changes.

Still no verdict for Florida ex-congresswoman's fraud trial

The congresswoman allegedly stole money to fund lavish shopping excursions. No sentencing date was immediately set. He also shared a statement from Brown, saying that she respects the justice system but still maintains her innocence and thanked the public for its support and prayers.