Trump Tweet Sparks Legal Questions Over Comey Firing

Democrats quickly seized on the dispute, demanding the White House turn over any tapes that might exist of the president's conversations with Comey . Comey instead told Trump he could count on his honesty, the Times said. In 1973, President Richard Nixon sacked Archibald Cox, the Watergate special prosecutor who was seeking access to tapes of presidential conversations that ultimately led to Mr Nixon's resignation.

Flynn blocked military move Turkey opposed

FILE - In this January 3, 2017, file photo, Michael Flynn, then - President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for National Security Adviser arrives at Trump Tower in NY. On Wednesday, the Department of Justice named former FBI Director Robert Mueller to be special counsel investigating Russian efforts to influence the USA presidential election.

Trump to meet Turkish leader amid storm over shared intel

Comey or anyone else to end any investigation, including any investigation involving General Flynn", the White House said in a statement. The relying on regional allies including Turkey for intelligence-sharing and military assistance as it crafts a Syria policy, particularly as Iran and Russian Federation work to bolster Syrian President Bashar Assad's government.

Budget 2017: The Politics Of Picking A Fight With The Banks

Budget 2017: The Politics Of Picking A Fight With The Banks

The Abbott-led opposition and government, for years, warned of a debt and deficit disaster facing Australia, but the 2017 budget saw new spending on infrastructure and a move to highlight "good" debt spent on national building, and "bad" debt funded out of revenue.

Storms pummel central US, as tornadoes kill at least 2

Storms pummel central US, as tornadoes kill at least 2

According to media reports, from the effects of the storm killed two people in the States of Oklahoma and Wisconsin. A powerful storm and tornado that struck Barron County Tuesday evening has claimed at least one life as well as leveling about 40 mobile homes at a mobile home park near Chetek.

Ryan says no rush to judgment on Comey firing

And which recent headlines may have affected voters? Comey wrote the memo after he met in the Oval Office with Trump, the day after the Republican president fired Flynn on Feb 14 for misleading Vice President Mike Pence about the extent of his conversations previous year with Russia's ambassador, Sergei Kislyak.