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White House adviser is person of interest in Russia probe

White House adviser is person of interest in Russia probe

The rest of the hearing was closed, as it was when Rosenstein briefed the Senate on Thursday. White House hopes that Donald Trump could leave allegations at home were crushed in a one-two punch of revelations that landed shortly after his departure.



In New Orleans, Confederate monuments are gone - Lee last

Advocate photographer Matthew Hinton captured the moment the statue was popped off its pedestal. A Southern Poverty Law Center study previous year identified more than 1,500 Confederate symbols on public property, including "monuments and statues; flags; holidays and other observances; and the names of schools, highways, parks, bridges, counties, cities, lakes, dams, roads, military bases, and other public works".



Firing FBI chief 'eased pressure'

White House officials did not deny either story, but only stressed that Trump and his staff had no collusion with Russian Federation. The newspaper is citing unidentified people familiar with the investigation. The remaining 6 per cent had "mixed feelings". President Trump was hit with another set of Russia-related allegations late Friday moments after departing on his first foreign trip as commander-in-chief, with one report claiming the president trash-talked James Comey in a meeting ...


Interviews well underway for new FBI director

Interviews well underway for new FBI director

In a sudden move late Tuesday night, Trump fired Comey, who had six more years left in his term. Defence lawyer Alice Fisher was the first candidate interviewed at the justice department, U.S. "We can make a fast decision", Mr. Trump said. Former Michigan Rep. Mike Rogers was the last addition in Saturday's round of interviews. -Former Rep.


Joe Lieberman is front-runner for Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Joe Lieberman is front-runner for Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Lieberman was among four candidates Trump interviewed at the White House this week. A graduate of Yale Law School, Lieberman made headlines by suing a company that illegally stored stripped paint from the White House in CT. Not because we don't respect Joe Lieberman . According to Politico , Trump met with Lieberman on Wednesday and "bonded" with him. Mr Lieberman served in the Senate for more than two decades and was the Democratic vice presidential nominee in 2000 with Al Gore, then ...


Senate chairman: Flynn has not responded to subpoena

Senate chairman: Flynn has not responded to subpoena

That's according to the panel's chairman, Republican Sen. Burr later walked back his position, saying Flynn still had "a day or two" to comply. The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee says his panel has not received a response from Michael Flynn's lawyer — correcting his earlier statement that Flynn would not comply with a subpoena.