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Donald Trump accused of 'witness intimidation'

Donald Trump accused of 'witness intimidation'

Obama warned Mr. Trump not to hire Flynn, whom he himself fired in 2014 from his position as head of the Defense Intelligence Agency because of his temperamental issues. At Tuesday's press briefing, Spicer was asked why President Donald Trump waited 18 days to fire Flynn after Yates told the White House that Flynn had been "compromised" and was at risk of being blackmailed by Russian Federation.


State Calls in Turkish Ambassador Over Violence Against Protesters

State Calls in Turkish Ambassador Over Violence Against Protesters

US Senator John McCain lashed out yesterday at Turkey, calling for the ambassador's expulsion after violence erupted between Turkish security personnel and demonstrators during a Washington visit by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Police barricaded the perimeter to separate the groups. The video showed two men bleeding from the head and men in dark suits punching and kicking protesters, some lying on the ground.



Trump calls Russian Federation probe political 'witch hunt'

Thursday was not the first time Mr Trump has made baseless claims without providing any evidence. The report is the latest revelation in the slow-motion vehicle crash unfurling at the White House, after Donald Trump reportedly shared highly classified information with Russian officials and allegedly pressured former FBI director James Comey to drop an investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's ties with Russia.



Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein Says Trump's Decision to Fire Comey Was 'Appropriate'

The Justice Department on Wednesday named former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller as special counsel on the Russian Federation probe. "I just fired the head of the F.B.I". Donald Trump called the ongoing Russian Federation investigation a "witch hunt", but reporters have just found a boiling cauldron and a closet full of broomsticks.



Comey Agrees To Testify Before The Senate Intelligence Committee

When reporters demand answers from the White House, Trump aides will have the option of deflecting by saying that the matter is under investigation by Mueller. Senators also said they are confident Mueller has been given the authority he needs to effectively take the investigation wherever it needs to go. At the same time , congressional committees are continuing their own investigations, leading to some turf warfare and sniping as the Senate Intelligence Committee and the Senate Judiciary ...



Rosenstein says he stands by memo criticizing Comey

Since his firing, Comey's friends have been sharing details of his interactions with Trump with the press. Meanwhile the Washington Post reported on Friday that a senior White House adviser is a significant person of interest in the investigation of possible ties between Mr Trump's election campaign and Russian Federation.