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Obama: Refusing to Bomb Syria 'Required the Most Political Courage'

Obama: Refusing to Bomb Syria 'Required the Most Political Courage'

Obama never followed through with his threats against Assad, opting to use diplomacy instead after the Syrian president again used chemical weapons against his people. Obama said that as president, he discovered "that you generally get praised for taking military action, and you're often criticized for not doing so".



Cornyn, Gowdy among candidates to replace Comey at Federal Bureau of Investigation

They said that they are also requesting "all documents, memoranda, analyses, emails, and other communications relating to the President's decision to dismiss Director Comey" and asked that McGahn respond to them by May 25. Yingst also asks if Trump is considering canceling the press briefing. Mr Trump added: "He's a showboat". Later, however, they said that President Trump had planned to fire Mr Comey regardless.


Trump shared secret info with Russians about IS

Trump shared secret info with Russians about IS

The post Trump revealed highly classified material to Russian officials, Washington Post reports appeared first on PBS NewsHour . Buzzfeed News later reported that two officials have confirmed the report, indicating that "it's far worse than what has already been reported".


Pro-Quist group filing FEC complaint; says Gianforte circumventing contribution limits

Pro-Quist group filing FEC complaint; says Gianforte circumventing contribution limits

The campaign to elect Democrat Rob Quist, a musician and ranchers' son running on a populist platform, paid for the ad. "It signifies the fact that the people of Montana and the people of the nation are backing me". Campaign spokesman Brock Lowrance on Monday called End Citizens United a "sham group" and the complaint "bogus". We don't have a clue where Quist stands on most issues, and his criticism of Gianforte seems to be either confused or completely without merit-for example, claiming that ...


Facebook still accessible in Thailand as government deadline passes

Facebook still accessible in Thailand as government deadline passes

Facebook is still available in Thailand after concerns arose authorities would shut it down if the social media giant did not take down content deemed threatening to national security. Despite a report that claimed Thailand's government would block access to Facebook at 10am on Tuesday, the site can still be accessed by users in Thailand.