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Mueller Probing Trump For Possible Obstruction Of Justice

Former FBI director James Comey told Congress last week he believed Mr Trump fired him in May to undermine the agency's Russian Federation investigation. In a series of tweets , Trump asked why Hillary Clinton's family and the Democratic party were not being investigated for dealings with Russian Federation, while his "non-dealings" were. Read More »

Reports say Mueller probe now examining whether Trump obstructed justice

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Trump on Thursday morning called the report a "phony story" and "the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history". If Mueller investigates the Comey dismissal, he'll likely want to talk to Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein before speaking with or taking testimony from the president. Read More »

Brexit : Britain, EU to begin negotiations on Monday

The talks with the DUP follow May's apology to Conservative rank-and-file lawmakers in a meeting Monday which signaled she would be more open to consultation, particularly with business leaders demanding answers about the details on Britain's departure from the European Union . Read More »

Macron's takeover of French politics is all but complete

The leader of the rightwing Republicans in the Paris area, Valerie Pecresse, appealed for a "civic surge", warning of the risk of "groupthink". Despite Macron's success, turnout was very low for this round of French elections, with 48.7% casting their ballots compared to 57.2% in the first round in 2012. Read More »

Trump tweets about Clinton after news of obstruction of justice investigation

In a series of tweets, Trump on Thursday said: "They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story". Three senior intelligence officials are being interviewed this week to assess whether the President broke the law. The White House has denied any collusion, and Trump has repeatedly complained about the probe, saying Democrats can not accept his election win. Read More »

Ruddy Sticks To Story: Trump 'Considered' Firing Mueller

As special counsel Robert Mueller builds his legal team, Mr Trump's allies have begun raising questions about the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's impartiality, implying he can not be trusted to lead the probe. "Can you just tell me, what is the allegation against the President or any of his officials?" White House frustrations with the Justice Department spilled into public view last week, when Trump on Twitter criticized the legal strategy in defending his proposed ... Read More »

Angry Trump decries being target of Russia probe

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Onlookers have assumed that any obstruction was meant to prevent evidence of "collusion" or Russian infiltration of Trump's campaign from surfacing. No stranger to the Beltway game, Comey admitted he slipped a copy of a memo he wrote up of that Executive Mansion dinner with Trump to pal & Columbia Law School professor Dan Richman, which then made its way to the New York Times . Read More »

Britain's May fights for survival

Conservative supporters also said Brexit had been the most important factor in their decision, as did Liberal Democrat voters. May announced the party would try to work with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party , an alliance that is fraught with difficulties. Read More »

Special counsel investigating Trump for possible obstruction

Accusations of obstruction arose last month when Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. A spokesman for one of Trump's attorneys fired back at Wednesday's fresh round of allegations: "The FBI leak of information regarding the President is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal". Read More »

The Trailer For Happy Death Day Is Here

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Edge of Tomorrow retooled it for a (pretty fantastic) science fiction action movie. There is a lot to enjoy in the trailer for upcoming horror flick Happy Death Day . This latest horror offering from Blumhouse sets out to introduce a new slasher, a killer in a creepy baby face mask. Numerous horror movies made by Blumhouse have an element of the supernatural. Read More »

Man arrested with knife outside United Kingdom parliament

In March, a man drove into pedestrians on nearby Westminster Bridge and stormed a gate at Parliament before he was shot dead. Police said officers on routine patrol noticed the man acting suspiciously and said he reached for a knife. There are no reports of injuries so far and the area has been cordoned off. Photos on social media appear to show a man in a grey hoodie being held at gunpoint and being handcuffed. Read More »

Trump hits out over probe on possible obstruction of justice

In addition to investigating possible collusion between members of the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, which Comey confirmed was underway on March 20, the special counsel will probe for "any evidence of possible financial crimes among Trump associates". Read More »

Trump blasts Mueller probe report

That prompted Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to appoint Robert Mueller - himself a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director - as special counsel the following week. Trump had received private assurances from then-FBI Director James B. Comey starting in January that he was not personally under investigation . Read More »

Baseball game back on after shooting

Mo Brooks, R-Ala., said on CNN before describing what happened. The senior Republican is at the Medstar Washington Hospital Centre with a rifle wound in his left hip that shattered bones, tore organs and caused severe bleeding. The annual congressional baseball game dates back to 1909, and Republicans and Democrats since then have each won an equal number of games - 39. Trump and his wife Melania visited Scalise in the hospital Wednesday evening, bringing the injured ... Read More »

Gunman who shot Republican congressman had history of railing against GOP

James T Hodgkinson , who shot and wounded congressman Steve Scalise and injured four others, was carrying an assault rifle and pistol, according to authorities. The shooter at the GOP congressional baseball practice this morning was from the Metro East. Rep. Jeff Duncan said, "I responded that it was a republican team practicing and he proceeded to shoot republicans". Read More »

Trump Conflates 'Phony Collusion' And Possible Obstruction Of Justice Investigation

The news came the same week as Trump friend Chris Ruddy floated the possibility that Trump would fire Mueller, who was appointed to head up the investigation after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey . Comey rejected those requests and the investigation continued. "It appears so", Sessions said when asked whether Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 election. Read More »

Scalise shooter's wife: 'I'm sorry that he did this'

Congressional police returned fire - killing the shooter, identified as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of IL. During The Tom Sullivan Show on Wednesday, Tom discussed whether or not the media plays a role in our country's division over politics. Read More »

Prosecutors finishing case in Milwaukee police shooting

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Milwaukee police officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown sits in court during his trail in Milwaukee on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in Milwaukee. Heaggan-Brown, who's no longer on the force, is charged with first-degree reckless homicide. Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm, left, confers with Milwaukee police officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown's attorney Jonathan C. Smith, right, during Heaggan-Brown's trail in Milwauke. Read More »

Sarah Sanders: Donald Trump Has 'No Intention' of Firing Robert Mueller

A news story from the Washington Post reports that the special council investigating any possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation has taken a new turn. The intelligence chiefs declined to discuss their private conversations with Trump during a Senate panel hearing on June 7. Mueller, who was appointed as special counsel to oversee the FBI's Russian Federation investigation last month, was roundly praised by Democrats and Republicans as the right person ... Read More »

Michigan Health Chief Charged in Flint Death

Genesee District Judge David Guinn authorized charges Wednesday, June 14, for Department of Health and Human Services Director Nick Lyon and Chief Medical Executive Dr. "The charges brought against Mr. Earley are completely misguided and can not be substantiated by the government. I believe it will bear itself out in the process", he said. Read More »

EU, UK fix date to begin Brexit negotiations

Barnier held " talks about talks " with May's Brexit advisor Olly Robbins and British EU ambassador Tim Barrow in Brussels on Monday but they failed to agree on a date for the negotiations to begin, an EU official said. Devolved government at Stormont, site of the Northern Ireland assembly, broke down in January and has yet to restart. A Conservative source said there was so far no deal to announce and that a decision on the timing of any announcement would have to wait until an ... Read More »

USA counsel for Russian Federation inquiry to be fired only if 'appropriate'

His comment comes after a friend of President Trump's, Newmax CEO Chris Ruddy, said Monday that the president is considering firing the special counsel . Trump requested they do in relation to the Russian Federation probe. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Patrick Leahy say Sessions should be responsible for answering questions in a public hearing about his policies. Read More »

Mueller a partisan problem but Trump better be ready

After meeting with Mueller in a classified session, the leaders of the Senate panel indicated that their inquiry would steer clear of obstruction of justice to focus instead on Russian Federation meddling in the elections - and whether there was any Trump campaign collusion with officials tied to the Kremlin. Read More »