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With Macron win, Euro market rally hits pause

PARIS (AP) - French ex-Premier Manuel Valls suggested Tuesday that he wants to abandon France's Socialist party and run in June parliamentary elections under the banner of the president-elect's centrist political movement. "I will be the candidate of the presidential majority [at the election]..." Le Pen, by contrast, drew very disproportionately from those who were in the lowest occupational categories; 60 per cent of those who were "workers" and 54 per cent of those who were unemployed ...


Paul Ryan says he has not lost confidence in Trump

Paul Ryan says he has not lost confidence in Trump

Do you think Vladimir Putin should release the Russian transcript of the controversial meeting between Donald Trump and Sergey Lavrov? "We'll make the decision". Asked about the Tuesday reports about Comey, Ryan repeatedly said that Congress will continue to gather facts and keep at its existing investigations while going about its regular policy business.



Senate Intelligence Committee to The FBI: Give Us The Comey Memos

The Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election. "I do not believe in trial by newspaper article or investigations based on anonymous sources", Graham said in a statement. "Things will work out just fine". The president has long bristled at the notion that Russian Federation played any role in his November upset win but the Russian Federation issue has clouded his early months in office.


House Oversight Committee wants Comey to testify at public hearing

House Oversight Committee wants Comey to testify at public hearing

Officials have previously said that Trump and his senior staff have been pressing the FBI to prioritize leak investigations over the bureau's ongoing probe into possible coordination between Russian officials and Trump associates. "He is a good guy". Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, is already calling for Comey's notes to be subpoenaed .


Macron names cabinet, supporters in key ministries

Macron names cabinet, supporters in key ministries

Macron, a centrist, has promised to include faces from the left and right as well as political newcomers in his first government. In a nod to German concerns, Mr Macron said at the news conference with Mrs Merkel that he had never pushed for jointly issued eurobonds and does not favour European countries taking joint responsibility for old debts.