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James Comey says President Trump's reasons for firing were 'lies'

Trump's tweet read: "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication. and WOW, Comey is a leaker". Comey recalled that Trump and the White House gave shifting explanations for why he was dismissed, first saying it was over his handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe in 2016, then saying it was the Russian Federation investigation, and finally declaring Comey was a poor leader disliked by the FBI staff. Read More »

Fears man lost in river in London attack


The police had named the other two attackers as Butt and Rachid Redouane. Italian authorities said Zaghba had been stopped and questioned in Italy but had not been charged with any crime . Youssef Zaghba, it appears had been known by authorities. Police carried out a new search in a neighborhood in east London near the home of two of the London Bridge attackers. Read More »

Anti-Sharia event, counter-protest held in Harrisburg


Police used tear gas to disperse rowdy demonstrators and arrested several people, including some for investigation of assault. Denver police said four people were arrested during the brief confrontations. In St. Paul, Minn., state troopers arrested about a half-dozen people when scuffles broke out at the close of a competing demonstration. Saturday's demonstration was one the largest protests against Islam put on by " Act for America ". Read More »

Putin dismisses U.S. claims about Trump, election

The officials say there has been no final decision and the matter remains under discussion. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss private deliberations. Collins said she is particularly eager to hear what Comey has to say about his meetings with Trump, which Trump referred to in his letter terminating the Federal Bureau of Investigation director. Read More »

President Trump Calls It a Travel Ban - Lawyers Call it Self-Sabotage

In his 5 June tweets, Trump argued that the concessions made in the second order should be reversed. The first executive order banned entry to people from Iraq , Iran, Syria , Libya , Yemen , Somalia and Sudan for 90 days and indefinitely banned refugees from Syria, while giving exceptions to religious minorities.The revised order dropped Iraq from the list, changed the Syrian refugee ban to 120 days and removed the religious exception. Read More »

Oregon St beats Vandy 9-2 for College World Series berth


When public address announcer Brian Brooks called Heimlich's name, numerous Goss Stadium crowd that was still filing in gave the embattled junior a loud ovation. After they were snubbed for an invitation previous year, the team responded with a dominant season. Fehmel's start came with ace Luke Heimlich voluntarily sidelined after the Thursday revelation he pleaded guilty to a felony charge of child molestation in 2012. Read More »

Former FBI chief's ire over Trump laid bare in testimony

Analysts who know and have studied Comey's career expect that he will tell the tale in a way that draws clear moral lines through what might otherwise be murky legal matters. "I was also confused by the initial explanation that was offered publicly, that I was sacked because of the decisions I had made during the election year", Comey said. Read More »

Do you believe Trump or Comey?

Comey told the Senate intelligence committee Thursday about several one-on-one interactions with the president, during which he said Trump pressed him to show "loyalty", to back off on the FBI investigation of his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn , and to disclose that Trump himself was not under investigation. Read More »

Sen. Grassley lashes at White House for 'nonsense' policy

Meanwhile, Kasowitz also represents Bill O'Reilly in his sexual harassment case. The rapid response to former FBI Director James Comey's sharp criticism of President Donald Trump didn't come from the president but his oldest son. Leader McConnell has said a BAT likely could not pass the Senate , and Mr. Trump will not accept a tax reform that ignores individuals. The CBO has a bad track-record on scoring the budgetary impact on tax cuts, including the Reagan tax cuts that resulted ... Read More »

Trump's legal team to file complaint with DOJ about Comey leak


The Justice Department put out a statement late Thursday saying that Sessions had recused himself because of his involvement in Trump's 2016 presidential campaign - "for that reason, and that reason alone". The senator adds that statements about the Russian Federation probe attributed to Trump by Comey raise the question of whether the president's actions "meet the legal standard for obstruction of justice ". Read More »

National protest against Sharia Law comes to Harrisburg, Unity rally opposes

The right-wing advocacy group ACT for America planned the march at Mount Trashmore in concert with several dozen similar events held around the country on Saturday, according to reports . Many were met with counterprotests claiming the ACT for America rallies presented an inaccurate understanding of Islam and amounted to fear- and hate-mongering. Read More »

Former FBI director Comey says White House spread 'lies' after his ouster


Comey said he had "no doubt" that Russians tried to interfere in election. But in their last phone call, on April 11, Trump protested: "I have been very loyal to you, very loyal; we had that thing you know". The hearing unfolded amid intense political interest, and within a remarkable political context as Comey delivered damaging testimony about the president who fired him, a president who won election only after Comey damaged his opponent, Hillary Clinton, in the final days of the ... Read More »

Sessions Fires Back at Comey, Amid Recusal Questions

In fact, I would imagine that should he be asked to testify under oath the narrative would shift into "Why should I be asked to testify when Hillary Clinton used a private server for classified emails?!" " I didn't say that ", Trump said . Read More »

Senate rule places GOP health bill on fast track


Lindsey Graham of SC and Richard M. Burr of North Carolina. Ahead of the meetings Tuesday, Senate Republicans were already hastening efforts on ObamaCare, after being urged last week by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to vote this summer to increase the federal debt ceiling . Read More »

New Bot Turns Trump Tweets Into Presidential Statements And It's flawless


Obstruction of justice, of course, being something past congresses have considered a "high crime and misdemeanor" worthy of presidential impeachment. Unable to wrestle away the president's cellphone, Team Trump's newest tactic is to suggest the president's tweets are unimportant, even as they tout social media as the president's link to the masses. Read More »

'Anti-Sharia' marches and counter protests held nationwide

The New York rally was headlined by Gavin McInnes, a former media executive who founded the far-right "Proud Boys" group, Mic's Sarah Harvard reported from the scene. Another rally was held nearby to counter the ACT for America rally. "All those people who are protesting against Sharia Law, first of all are not aware of what Sharia Law is, or what it really stands for". Read More »

Police searching spot where girl's body found


Campbell was first reported missing by her sister just before midnight. Campbell lives with her mother in Montbello and was not familiar with the area near her father's Thornton home. Police believe they have found the body of a 10-year-old girl who went missing during a heavy rainstorm north of Denver. On Saturday at 8:30 p.m., a vigil to remember Kiaya Campbell will be held in the vicinity where her body was found, between Monaco and Jamsine, at 128th Avenue. Read More »

House Intelligence Committee Asks White House Counsel if Trump/Comey Recordings Exist

He said he was "committing the United States to Article 5 ". Comey's testimony can also be seen as more evidence for the theory that the president has spent all this time grousing about the Russian Federation investigation not because he has something to hide but because of his belief and outrage that his enemies are trying to taint his victory and his presidency. Read More »

Trump's day in tweets: Saturday, June 10

Comey said he believed he was sacked because of the Russian Federation probe, which has moved steadily closer to the White House , with investigators examining Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner. Trump, who had not posted on his Twitter account since Comey accused the administration of spreading "lies", struck back with an early morning tweet in which he said, "Wow, Comey is a leaker ". Read More »

Several Arrests Made at Anti-Islamic Law Rallies Across US

The dueling demonstrations unfolded across the street from each other in lower Manhattan on a day as heated as both sides' views. Demonstrators gathered to protest against Islamic law take part in a rally Saturday, June 10, 2017, in NY. Richardson police were present at the demonstration to make sure there were no conflicts. Three people were reportedly arrested after a large fight broke out, according to the Seattle Police Department. Read More »