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Trump slams 'critics' in his first commencement address as president

Trump slams 'critics' in his first commencement address as president

Trump appeared in good spirits at the end of a tumultuous week in which he fired FBI Director James Comey , leaving his close aides and surrogates to try to deal with the political fallout. "You aren't going to let other people tell you what to believe, especially when you know that you're right", the president said. "President Trump ventured into politics at a time when our nation has never been more polarized", Falwell said before calling on Trump to accept the degree.



Arctic Council Meeting Could Heat Up Over Climate Change

At Thursday's meeting in Fairbanks, Tillerson recognized the Arctic Council as an indispensable forum for cooperation and affirmed that the United States will continue to be an active member as it transfers chairmanship of the council to Finland.


FBI, NSA directors in closed session with House intel panel

FBI, NSA directors in closed session with House intel panel

Just before Comey's announcement, Clinton enjoyed an 81 percent chance of winning, according to FiveThirtyEight polls. Comey said if he did find out who was responsible for the leaks, if Giuliani was indeed speaking the truth, he'd let the senators, who provide oversight to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, know - though added it may not be in a public forum.


W.House refuses to rule out Trump Oval Office recordings

W.House refuses to rule out Trump Oval Office recordings

The story of Trump's firing FBI Director Comey is still reverberating, and will not come to rest anytime soon. "Well, that I can't talk about", Trump said Thursday in an interview with Fox News. In sports terms, the strategy could be described as "flooding the zone" - launching a ferocious, full-out assault to overwhelm an opponent's defences.