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White House defends Trump's scathing tweets

Political experts argue social media helped Mr. Trump win the White House . Two advisers to President Donald Trump attacked morning show hosts for covering the president's tweets after he issued a series of statements pushing his "travel ban", an executive order banning USA entry for individuals from six majority Muslim nations.



Former Penn State Administrators Sentenced in Sandusky Scandal

Gary Schultz , formerly a senior vice president of the university, and Tim Curley , a former athletic director, were charged along with Spanier. Spanier and two other former university administrators were each sentenced Friday to at least two months in jail for failing to alert authorities to a 2001 allegation against ex-assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, a decision that enabled the now-convicted serial predator to continue molesting boys.


Lieberman: Trump never demanded loyalty during talks for Federal Bureau of Investigation job

Lieberman: Trump never demanded loyalty during talks for Federal Bureau of Investigation job

Wednesday afternoon, former FBI Director James Comey released his prepared opening statement ahead of his hearing in front of the Senate Intelligence Community. "I didn't move, speak, or change my facial expression in any way during the awkward silence that followed". Not much, except for this interesting detail: On January 27, President Trump invited Comey to dinner at the White House that evening, the same day that acting attorney general Sally Yates first warned White House ...



Comey: Trump sought to 'lift the cloud' of investigation

During Wednesday's hearing, which was about the reauthorization of a federal foreign intelligence collection law, Democrats and Republicans pressed Coats, Rogers and also acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.



RNC Rolls out Efforts to Combat Comey Testimony

Michael Flynn , a day after his resignation, and Comey also confirmed that the president requested a pledge of loyalty. Trump has denied any collusion. The ex-FBI director's testimony recounts his conversations with the apparent precision of a veteran lawman. It was during that conversation that Comey said the president asked him what could be done to "lift the cloud" of investigation that was damaging his administration.



Comey's testimony to put uncomfortable spotlight on Trump

The President then returned to the topic of Mike Flynn, saying, "He is a good guy and has been through a lot". The FBI chief, who was sacked by Mr Trump last month, wrote that although the bureau was traditionally regarded as working independently of the administration, the president told him, "I need loyalty.