James Clapper doesn't know if there was collusion between Trump and Russian Federation

It may have also upset Mr Trump that Mr Comey testified in Congress that there was no evidence to Mr Trump's wild claim that President Obama had Trump Tower wiretapped during the 2016 election. By Thursday, in his interview with NBC's Lester Holt , Mr. Trump was acknowledging that he chose to fire Mr. Comey before soliciting and receiving any recommendations and that the Clinton emails were not his motivation.

Xi congratulates new South Korea president Moon Jae

The remarks appeared to reflect Xi's hope to restore relations with Seoul , which have recently deteriorated over issues such as the deployment of the THAAD missile defense system in South Korea. South Korea says it needs Thaad to defend itself from North Korea, but China believes its radars threaten regional security. China Central Television carried news of the talk.

China hosts Silk Road summit in shadow of N.Korea missile

While this is the outcome of hectic diplomatic lobbying by China, unlike India, none of the other countries have sovereignty related issues with the One Belt and One Road initiative. The ministry said on Tuesday that North Korea would send a delegation to the summit but gave no other details. Max Baucus, a former United States ambassador to China, said OBOR has "if not frightened, then at least concerned, a lot of countries along the way".

Texas Southern University cancels Cornyn's commencement speech

Texas Southern University cancels Cornyn's commencement speech

Both Cornyn's cancellation and DeVos' booing, which inspired more than 200 black college professors to write an open " love letter " to the students who raised their voices, follow Trump's May 5 assertion that federal funding for historically black education institutions may be unconstitutional.

Donald Trump says 'fast decision' possible on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

White House press secretary Sean Spicer denied this was a threat, but that didn't convince a whole lot of people. "The president has nothing further to add on that", Spicer said. "I will tell you that what he did, what Comey did, had good moments for me as a candidate". Among those interviewed was Adam Lee, special agent in charge of the FBI's Richmond, Virginia, office.