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Paul Ryan warns against rushing to judgment on James Comey memo

Rep. Al Green (D-Tx.) called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump on the House floor early Wednesday morning, accusing him of obstruction of justice . Putin called the uproar over the meeting - at which Trump reportedly revealed highly classified information about a threat from ISIS - "political schizophrenia". Read More »

Putin Offers Congress Record of Trump's Meeting With Lavrov

Speaking at a news conference alongside Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, Putin quipped that Lavrov had not passed what he said were the non-existent secrets onto him either. Comey". Russia's state-run TASS agency confirmed that Putin offered to release minutes of the talks between Trump and the Russian envoy during their May 10 meeting at the White House. Read More »

Trump On Spicer's Future: 'He's Been There From The Beginning'

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders disputed the report and said the president would "never even suggest the expectation of personal loyalty". Trump, in his termination letter to Comey , said Comey told him on three different occasions that Trump wasn't under investigation. During Friday's briefing, Spicer didn't rule out that briefings could be canceled. Read More »

New Orleans removes P.G.T. Beauregard monument

A sports vehicle belonging to a contractor who bid on one of the removal jobs was set ablaze, police said. Therefore, the City will not share details on a removal timeline for the Robert E. That appears to be in response to criticism Wednesday, when the Beauregard statue and pieces of the Davis statue were spotted outdoors in a storage yard. Read More »

Donald Trump told Michael Flynn to "stay strong" amid growing scandal

At issue is a note Comey wrote to himself describing a conversation with Trump on February 14, the day after Flynn was dismissed for having misled Vice President Mike Pence about a telephone conversation with Russia's ambassador. A senior White House official told CBS News the administration's efforts to broker a deal with Russian Federation over Syria have not advanced as planned, in large part because of what they see as bogus media reports about the president's alleged ties to Moscow. Read More »

Senate committee wants Comey to testify

He added: "Whether there are mitigating circumstances remains to be seen". Lawmakers from both political parties said they want to hear Comey testify in public, an idea that Comey associates have said he favors. Any investigation would pay close attention to the timeline. However, he has been a consistent critic of Trump, as well as an opponent of House Republican leadership, and his views are not widely representative. Read More »

US Navy admiral sentenced to 18 months in bribery scandal

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Navy admiral ever convicted of a federal crime was sentenced Wednesday in San Diego to 18 months in prison for lying to investigators to hide his illicit 20-year relationship with Leonard Glenn Francis, the foreign defense contractor at the center of a massive bribery and fraud scandal. Read More »

Republicans starting to turn as committee asks to see Comey documents

Yahoo's Michael Isikoff reported on Thursday that Flynn revealed the message from Trump to a small group of supporters at a restaurant in northern Virginia on April 25. Trump has cast himself throughout the Russian Federation investigation as an aggrieved president who is being mistreated by the media. Trump said he acted because Comey, who had been overseeing the Russian Federation investigation, "wasn't doing a good job" leading the agency, calling him a "showboat" and a "grandstander". Read More »

Lange, LSU shut down MSU 3-1

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It's a good feeling". It's like a drug to me. His last pitch resulted in a strikeout with the bases loaded in the 7th inning. Hess logged a 1-2-3 8 inning and Newman recorded his 9 save by working around a one-out walk to risky slugger Brent Rooker. Read More »

Trump warns sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation director, Comey, against leaks

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The president suggested on Twitter that there could potentially be recordings of private conversations he had with Comey in the White House raising questions about whether his meetings are recorded in the White House. Committee co-chair Sen. Mark Warner, a Virginia Democrat, also said on MSNBC that Comey wouldn't be testifying. But according to Comey's associates, Trump requested the dinner, and pressed him to pledge his loyalty. Read More »

Tornadoes touch down in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas

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A State of Emergency was declared in Barron and Rusk counties in Northwest Wisconsin after a tornado tore through homes and properties on Tuesday night. "I've lived in Oklahoma nearly 50 years", he said. The county plans to open a volunteer reception center on Friday to coordinate cleanup efforts, officials said. Read More »

Tornado touches down in Oklahoma, no injuries reported

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Tornadoes are rated on a six-point scale, from the weakest (EF-0) to the strongest (EF-5). "It's up there, on top of another house", said Weiland. High winds on the backside of the Elk City tornado, which were likely howling at over 111 miles per hour, knocked the probe to the ground. Read More »

Sen. Graham: Russia Probe Now 'Criminal' After Mueller Tabbed

Days earlier, on May 10, Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters "we don't think it's necessary" to appoint a special prosecutor. "It was a good briefing but there was nothing earth shattering", Sen. Just ask President Bill Clinton; what was originally an inquiry (headed by Ken Starr) into land deals in Arkansas ended up as an indictment of his personal life, causing him all kinds of embarrassment on the world stage and eventually producing a recommendation from the ... Read More »

Trump slams Comey, once more dismisses Russia probe as "witch hunt"

The week offered a preview of how the distractions for the White House, combined with Trump's disdain for scripted protocols, could leave the president ill-prepared for his debut overseas. "He wanted to make it out as media and Democratic warfare", Brinkley said. "It appears to me now to be considered a criminal investigation", Graham said. Read More »

Senate Judiciary Committee also demands Comey memos, Trump tapes

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Republican Senator Richard Burr, the committee chairman, and the assistant chairman, Democratic Senator Mark Warner, announced in a statement that they had sent a new letter to Comey, who had rejected their previous invitation because he wanted to testify in public, not exclusively in private. Read More »

GOP lawmaker raises option of impeaching Trump over Comey

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One month before Donald Trump won the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, G.O.P. lawmakers were whispering about the possibility of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. The claim by fired FBI Director James B. Comey that President Trump asked him to shut down an investigation of former national security advisor Michael Flynn is potentially the most explosive development in the unfolding saga of investigations into possible collusion between Russian ... Read More »

Times Square crash suspect posted 'crazy stuff'

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After being read his Miranda rights, Rojas said he was going to beat up the driver because he owed him $162 and disrespected him, the report said. Rojas had been arrested at least twice previously for driving while intoxicated, once in 2008 and once in 2015, police said. Read More »

Boos drown out Betsy DeVos' speech at Bethune-Cookman graduation

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Graduating students at the Florida university expressed their disapproval by booing and turning their backs as DeVos spoke, making images and videos of those intense moments go viral on social media. But given her reception at the commencement address on Wednesday, DeVos may have a lot more work ahead of her to make amends. " If this behavior continues, your degrees will be mailed to you ". Read More »

Tornadoes In Oklahoma, Wisconsin Leave 2 Dead

Another 25 people were injured. "People are looking on their phones, there's a tornado touchdown right where I live", he said. Officials say residents of the park will be allowed to enter the site to look for their belongings around noon. Read More »

Derby victor Always Dreaming gets fourth post for Preakness

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One of Always Dreaming's owners, Vinnie Viola, spent a sleepless Tuesday night watching clips of the most famous rivalries in racing history: Affirmed-Alydar, Sunday Silence-Easy Goer, Secretariat-Sham. "I don't think there's a rush to do that with this horse ". There are some notable differences between the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes. Read More »

Trump denies telling Comey to back off Flynn investigation

On the same day that the appointment of Robert Mueller as Special Counsel was announced, NBC News reported that the two key figures under direct criminal investigation from within the Trump campaign are former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and campaign manager Paul Manafort. Read More »