Trump warns ex-FBI director Comey about 'leaks' in explosive Twitter rant

It is unclear if such tapes exist, however. Comey told Trump he would be "honest" with him, to which, according to the published account, Trump asked if it could "honest loyalty". And then demand the White House provide said tapes. On Friday, Spicer told reporters that the president was "dismayed" at the focus on the accuracy of statements delivered by his spokesmen.

New South Korea president seeks global assistance against North Korea weapons

Asked in an interview with NBC News conducted on Thursday whether Moon's approach would mean a change in USA strategy, Trump replied: "He's more open to discussion". North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects the defence detachment on Jangjae Islet and the Hero Defense Detachment on Mu Islet located in the southernmost part of the waters off the southwest front, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 5, 2017.

Russian Federation probe: Flynn ordered to hand over papers

Russian Federation probe: Flynn ordered to hand over papers

The subpoena issued on Wednesday night is the first the committee has announced in the course of its Russian Federation investigation, The Washington Post reported . Former acting USA attorney-general Sally Yates testified at a high-profile hearing on Monday that she had warned the White House in January that Mr Flynn had been compromised and could have been vulnerable to blackmail by Russian Federation.

Korea says it will seek extradition of plot culprits

North Korea said USA and South Korean agents bribed and coerced a North Korean man into joining the plot which was foiled by its state. The CIA and the White House declined to comment on the statement from the North's Ministry of State Security last week.

North Korea sends rare letter of protest over new US sanctions

It's not unusual for Pyongyang to condemn Washington's moves to censure it, but direct protests to Congress are exceptionally rare. The House overwhelmingly voted to impose new sanctions over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. Choe Son Hui, North Korea's foreign ministry director general for USA affairs, made the comment to reporters in Beijing as she was traveling home from Norway, Yonhap said.

S. Korea navy begins drill with USA supercarrier

S. Korea navy begins drill with USA supercarrier

I mean, we'll see", he said when asked about the possibility of a military action in the wake of a nuclear test. North Korea has attempted at least nine missile launches on six occasions since Trump was inaugurated in January. America's Central Intelligence Agency director is making an unannounced visit to South Korea, the U.S. Embassy in Seoul confirmed Monday, amid heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula.