Trump says Comey testimony showed 'no obstruction'

In a Capitol Hill hearing room, the astonishing tableau unfolded of a former FBI director accusing the White House of "lies, plain and simple" and asserting that when the president suggested dropping an investigation into his former national se... More..

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Trump's Tweets 'Official Statements,' Spicer Says

And he renewed his criticism of the mayor of London, a city recovering from a weekend vehicle-and-knife attack that left seven people dead. Unfortunately, it is the exact opposite of what this same White Hou...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

President Trump's decision to withdraw from Paris climate change accord a 'disaster'

That means it could take another three-and-half years for the U.S.to formally withdraw, though Trump promised to stop implementation immediately. A White House statement issued this past week in response to q...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Anti-Sharia protests, pro-Muslim counter protests, happen across America

Counter-protesters called such fears an unfounded distortion of Islam. "Radical Islam is a cancer that will destroy the world if we don't confront it and defeat it", Schildmeier said. "It's deeply [offensiv...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Trump's tweets are here to stay; the GOP must deal with it

The struggle will come to a head Thursday when fired FBI Director James Comey is due to testify on Capitol Hill. The president has frequently defended his use of Twitter as a way to reach out directly to th...More..

Up high? Too slow! Corbyn's high-five ends in awkward thud
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Up high? Too slow! Corbyn's high-five ends in awkward thud

It followed him betting in a Twitter post that the U.K.'s Labour Party , under Jeremy Corbyn, would not even receive 38 percent of the vote. Viewers went wild in response, many amazed at his sincerity ...More..

'Marked man' Attorney General Jeff Sessions abruptly cancels public testimony
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

'Marked man' Attorney General Jeff Sessions abruptly cancels public testimony

The attorney general was scheduled to testify on the Justice Department's budget before an appropriations panel, but said it became obvious senators would opt to grill him about Russian Federation. Comey t...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Man Dies After Deputy's Husband Places Him In Unrelenting Chokehold

The Thompsons surrendered just before 10 p.m. Thursday to the Harris County Jail. But Terry Thompson, who is married to Harris County sheriff's deputy Chauna Thompson, was apparently under the impression that...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Donald Trump '100%' willing to testify under oath on James Comey

In broad strokes, Trump's tweet was accurate. Asked by a reporter if he had told Mr Comey to drop the investigation into former national security adviser Flynn, Mr Trump said: "I didn't say that". Would he ...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

USA intelligence chiefs deny White House pressure to ease Federal Bureau of Investigation probe

In an explosive statement on the eve of his testimony to Congress, Comey said Trump raised the sensitive Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Russian meddling in the U.S. Trump complained that the probe h...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Trump willing to testify: 'Comey not telling truth'

Meanwhile, the House Intelligence Committee asked on Friday for Comey's memos to be handed over, and separately sent a letter to the White House demanding any "recordings or memoranda" of conversations with Co...More..

Aggies outlast Davidson in 15; and other Super Regional Action
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Aggies outlast Davidson in 15; and other Super Regional Action

The Cardinals' third baseman made it 5-0 four innings later by drilling a 3-2 pitch to left for his team-high 18th home run. A&M, serving as the visitors and leading 9-6 in the top of the ninth, put away the ...More..

USA intelligence chiefs rebuff questions on Trump inquiry
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

USA intelligence chiefs rebuff questions on Trump inquiry

Top intelligence officials testified Wednesday to the Senate that they never felt pressured to intervene in an ongoing investigation, despite Washington Post reporting that they told associates that Preside...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

'100 percent' willing to go under oath to refute Comey

Mrs Collins, a member of the senate intelligence committee , which is investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 election, said Mr Comey's motivation "may have been a good one". "Those activities taken ...More..

Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege for Comey testimony: NY Times
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege for Comey testimony: NY Times

Comey, ousted last month amid the FBI's Russia investigation, is set to testify Thursday in a public hearing that is expected to shed light on his private conversations with Trump in the weeks before his ...More..

Five takeaways from that explosive Senate Intel hearing
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Five takeaways from that explosive Senate Intel hearing

Rogers says he will not publicly discuss private conversations he had with the president. He grilled Coats with the same questions as well and attempted to get them both to commit to giving more direct a...More..

Pelosi says Trump abused power in interactions with ex-FBI chief
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Pelosi says Trump abused power in interactions with ex-FBI chief

Pelosi may have had Bush on the brain because she said earlier on " Morning Joe " that she wished the 43rd president was in the White House now. Meanwhile, Trump needs some sleep, Pelosi said, after she w...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Defense rests in Minnesota officer's trial

Ultimately, Kapelsohn said he believes the shooting was justified because Castile ignored three "lawful commands" by Yanez not to reach for the gun and that Yanez's conduct was "consistent". Prosecutors have ...More..

Government seeks dismissal of suit over Trump's businesses
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Government seeks dismissal of suit over Trump's businesses

Turkish businessman Ekim Alptekin, who paid President Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn more than $500,000 in 2016 to lobby on behalf of Turkish interests, spoke at the 36th Annual Confer...More..

In Georgia, 2 candidates cast each other as rubber stamps
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

In Georgia, 2 candidates cast each other as rubber stamps

Ossoff made those two promises more than a dozen times combined. Things heated up again when the candidates questioned each other. Mr. Trump's name, however, was rarely mentioned, and most notably came up ...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Those 'Moderate' Senate Republicans Are Caving Fast On Obamacare Repeal

McCaskill is right. When Democrats had control of Congress , the health care debate over what became the Affordable Care Act was very different. "They're willing to look at anything at this point", a GOP...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Iowa City Mayor signs initiatives supporting Paris Agreement

Approximately 86 percent of Americans support speeding up the development and use of clean energy in the U.S. Lehigh University has joined the growing list of colleges, cities, states, businesses and investor...More..

Turkish president approves troops to Qatar
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Turkish president approves troops to Qatar

On Monday, Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain led a string of countries that cut ties with Qatar over what they say is the emirate s financing of extremist groups and its ties to Iran , Saudi Arabi...More..

US Open test includes the space between the ears
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

US Open test includes the space between the ears

His 18-hole total of 133 was good enough for him to claim the fourth spot by one shot. The course: Wisconsin developer Robert Lang was behind the building of a public golf course on pure pastureland with ho...More..

Twitter reacts to McCain's Comey questions
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Twitter reacts to McCain's Comey questions

Comey's opening statement details a conversation he had with the president in February, when Trump said he hoped Comey would back off an the investigation on former national security advisor Michael Flynn. ...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Oldest Trump son fires off 80-plus tweets in support of dad

A senior White House official later had said the United States does in fact support Article 5 simply by agreeing to the terms of the charter. Senior aides to Trump had tried to get a statement of explic...More..

Sen. King gets testy with Trump intelligence officials
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Sen. King gets testy with Trump intelligence officials

Coats was responding to a senator's question about whether Trump pressured him to publicly downplay the significance of the FBI's investigation into Russia's election meddling and possible coordination with t...More..

Democratic Senators get fiesty over Intel directors non-answers
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Democratic Senators get fiesty over Intel directors non-answers

While the Federal Bureau of Investigation director is a subordinate of the president, he or she is expected to be nonpartisan and not subject to political pressure. After the hearing, Heinrich told the Journal ...More..

Supermarket employee kills 3 co-workers, self in store spree
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Supermarket employee kills 3 co-workers, self in store spree

Stair also killed himself. At the end of the video he asks viewers the question: "What's going to happen in the future after this to prevent this from happening again?" "You can only endure it". Police are ...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Keller @ Large: Absurd Moment From James Comey's Testimony

Recounting a February 14 White House meeting where Trump pressed the director to drop the FBI's inquiry into national security adviser Michael Flynn , Comey said a decision was made not to report the inc...More..

by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Trump Won The Popular Vote, He Tells Nancy Pelosi

At her weekly press conference, she suggested that Trump lacks the "stamina" to "keep his thoughts together", but was unaware that she called him the name of the last Republican president. "So I don't know......More..

Comey Testimony Raises Questions About Former Attorney General
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Comey Testimony Raises Questions About Former Attorney General

Sessions' offer to resign was first reported by ABC News . An administration official told CNN that Trump's frustration with Sessions dates back to March 2, when Sessions suddenly recused himself from ...More..

Emails reveal Hillary Clinton wanted to fly separately from Michelle Obama
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Emails reveal Hillary Clinton wanted to fly separately from Michelle Obama

I mean, it was bankrupt . Former DNC director of data science Andrew Therriault swiftly blasted Clinton's comments in a series of tweets that he later deleted . Trump brought up the server regularly on th...More..

by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Trump's Closest Allies Warn President It's Time To Stop Tweeting

Although Comey refused to say to senators whether he thought Trump had obstructed justice, he suggested that matter would be considered by the special prosecutor recently appointed to investigate links betw...More..

Lil Wayne Sued And Accused Of Being A Racist
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Lil Wayne Sued And Accused Of Being A Racist "White Boy" Hater

When the security guard stopped him from entering, the Young Money leader got belligerent and assaulted him. As he was trying to keep the front door secure, Nunemacher says Wayne punched him with a closed fist,...More..