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Gingrich Says Mueller Isn't Neutral, Calls On Congress To Abolish Special Counsel

Mueller will feel he has to depose the President". Reed argued that former FBI Director James Comey , who was sacked by Trump last month, made a strong impression in his hearing Thursday with the Senate intelligence committee. Sekulow also claimed that Comey's testimony to Congress on Thursday was reviewed in advance by special counsel Mueller. Comey has made clear that he vetted his testi... [Full Article...]

Rallies against Islamic law draw counter-protests across US, including San Bernardino

Rallies against Islamic law draw counter-protests across US, including San Bernardino He was taken to a hospital and was in stable condition later Saturday, rally organizer Pax Hart said. The protests unfolded amid similar demonstrations around the country . Three times as many counter-protesters demonstrated outside. "They have a very racist rhetoric." said Erin Westfall, a Valencia Student "I felt that people on my campus are not defined by that and I wanted to show up and m... [Full Article...]

White House looking for healthcare vote this summer

The tax reforms would be comprised of such cur rates. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn will meet with executives from the transportation industry on Tuesday. "It doesn't matter what the goal of changing the tax code is in the reconciliation context". Industry associations have found meetings with the Trump White House productive. [Full Article...]

Rallies against Islamic law draw counterprotests across US

Rallies against Islamic law draw counterprotests across US People hold up signs during a rally to support muslims rights as a counter protest to an anti-sharia law rally origanized by ACT for America on June 10, 2017 at Foley square in NY. Act for America cancelled its rally in Batesville, Ark., after the law center revealed that neo-Nazi Billy Roper was the main organizer. "For a lot of people this is their first time doing something like this,... [Full Article...]

Trump says Comey lied under oath, remains coy on 'tapes'

Trump says Comey lied under oath, remains coy on 'tapes' The committee sent a second letter to White House Counsel Don McGahn, requesting, as a press release put it, "he inform the committee whether any White House recordings or memoranda of Comey's conversations with President Trump now exist or have in the past". [Full Article...]

James Comey Lied and I'll Testify to That Under Oath

President Donald Trump answers a question from the media, during a meeting with Romanian President Klaus Werner Iohannis, not shown, in the Oval Office at the White House , Friday, June 9, 2017 , in Washington . "Well, I didn't say that ", Trump said. Trump said that he "did not say that", but "there would be nothing wrong if I had". The dossier included salacious claims about Mr. [Full Article...]

4 takeaways from James Comey's testimony

Comey told the Senate panel this explanation was nonsensical, before taking at shot at the Trump administration's handling of his dismissal. He painted Trump as a chief executive dismissive of the FBI's independence and made clear that he interpreted Trump's request to end an investigation into the former national security adviser as an order coming from the president . [Full Article...]

US President Donald Trump denies collusion or obstruction after James Comey testimony

Hours after accusing former FBI Director James Comey of committing perjury, a defiant President Donald Trump said he was willing to testify under oath about their conversations. Detailing one-on-one talks with a sitting president - which under normal circumstances are private - Comey said he took painstaking notes for fear Trump might "lie" about the unusual encounters. [Full Article...]

Claire McCaskill blasts Republicans for secret, back-door Trumpcare bill

Burr of North Carolina. With a Senate vote now expected this month, they are bracing for several scenarios in which Republicans produce surprise tactics at the last minute that enable them to pass something. "I don't worry about them", Yoho said. But there are ways Republicans could skate over internal differences, for instance by passing a vague bill that omits details of the Medicaid cuts, lea... [Full Article...]

This One Tweet May Lead to Donald Trump's Impeachment

This One Tweet May Lead to Donald Trump's Impeachment The White House may lose control of the message again on Thursday when fired FBI Director James Comey testifies about his investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation. Still, allies had questions about Trump's belief in the value of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, which he had termed "obsolete" during the presidential campaign. [Full Article...]

Hundreds protest Sharia law in Houston, nationwide

For the second weekend this month, demonstrators have taken to the streets in cities across the country, including Houston . The group supports state legislature bills condemning Sharia, or Islamic law, and barring Muslim refugees, reports the Washington Post . [Full Article...]

Defiant Trump accuses Comey of being a liar

Comey also said that he believed the president had fired him because of the Russian Federation probe, told "lies" about his record at the bureau and sought to redirect the probe away from former national security adviser Michael Flynn . [Full Article...]

Comey boosted case for obstruction charges against Trump: legal experts

When asked about Comey's claim about the pledge of loyalty, Trump said , "I'm not going to say, I want you to pledge allegiance". However, the complaints could simply add to the number of investigations under way, increasing the sense of a White House overshadowed by questions about the Trump election campaign's ties to Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Rallies against Islamic law draw counter-protests in Chicago, across US

Sirens blared and police vehicles pulled to the scene as counter-protesters linked arms, standing side by side on the street. There was a lot of shouting and chanting and even a few minor confrontations between the two sides, but police quickly moved in to prevent the tensions from escalating. [Full Article...]

Anti-Sharia marches planned across the US

Anti-Sharia marches planned across the US Nearby, pro-Muslim demonstrators were also taking a stand. In Raleigh, a large police presence marked both events and several dozen officers from the Capitol and Raleigh police departments stood between the protesters and around the square. [Full Article...]

US President Donald Trump willing to respond under oath

Meanwhile, a congressional panel asked for any tapes of their conversations. Comey revealed to Congress in March that the bureau was investigating "possible coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign", yet he flatly refused to tell the public, until his testimony on Thursday, that Trump wasn't under investigation. [Full Article...]

Claiming vindication, Trump answers Comey testimony with denials

And in a sense he should. The only real question is whether that very near future will ever finally come around ― as his clinging to the baseless claim he was wiretapped in Trump Tower by former president Barack Obama showed, the president is rarely quick to backtrack or admit fault. [Full Article...]

1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447M

California Lottery officials said the retailer where the winning ticket was sold will receive a $1 million "retailer bonus". The numbers drawn were: 20, 26, 32, 38, 58 and the Powerball number was 03, with 2x Powerplay. Powerball players apparently will have a chance to win the 10th largest lottery prize in US history. The jackpot figures are based on the victor choosing to take an annuity t... [Full Article...]

Bharara `Absolutely' Sees Enough Evidence for Case Against Trump

Bharara `Absolutely' Sees Enough Evidence for Case Against Trump And this point on whether or not the president has legal authority to fire or to direct an investigation, I don't really get it. After the hearing, John McCain blamed his confusing line of questioning on the Arizona Diamondbacks , while John Cornyn of Texas believes that Comey did a disservice by not resigning from his position, based on what was revealed in his testimony. [Full Article...]

The Trumps Funneled $100K Meant For Cancer Charity Into Own Pockets

The Trumps Funneled $100K Meant For Cancer Charity Into Own Pockets People come out, they look at my wife; "Well, I hope she, you know, I hope the kid is aborted because God forbid there is another Trump in the world". But oddly enough, the Eric Trump Foundation reported a significant number of costs for the event on its tax returns, ranging from $46,000 when the event first started in 2007 to a whopping $322,000 in 2015 - almost a quarter of the largest amo... [Full Article...]


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