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Senate panel wants James Comey to testify

He added: "Whether there are mitigating circumstances remains to be seen". The rumours about Mr Trump's request of Mr Comey have sparked calls for his impeachment. He added "there is clearly a lot of politics being played" and continued: "There's been a lot of reporting lately, I think that requires close examination".



Trump Decries "Witch Hunt" Amid Independent Russia Probe

White House aides didn't get a heads-up from the Justice Department until less than an hour before the news became public - and after Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein had already signed the order designating Mueller to lead the Russian Federation probe.


Labour won't hit £80000 earners with immediate income tax hike, says Corbyn

Labour won't hit £80000 earners with immediate income tax hike, says Corbyn

Media captionJeremy Corbyn: "This is a manifesto for all generations". However, let's be clear - what we will be putting over is the type of leader Jeremy will be, and people will respect him, I think. Mr Corbyn was quoted as saying earlier in the campaign that he would stay on whatever the result of the election, citing the mandate he has from his leadership victories in 2015 and 2016.


Comey notes spark White House fury

Comey notes spark White House fury

White House officials who met for a planning meeting Wednesday morning said they remain hopeful the trip will allow the president to advance his foreign policy agenda-despite the potential for off-script moments, heightened by jet lag-addled travel for a homebody president who generally prefers the comforts of sleeping in his own bed.


Trump relaunches bid for Muslim travel ban

Trump relaunches bid for Muslim travel ban

The Justice Department separately appealed another federal judge's decision to halt the 90-day travel ban to the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va. Spicer did not answer directly. "I want to be very clear about this", Wall said solemnly. Katyal, when serving as a government lawyer, had written an article sharply critical of the government's position in defending the Roosevelt order.


India Calls for Early Resumption of Israel-Palestine Talks

India Calls for Early Resumption of Israel-Palestine Talks

US President Donald Trump will meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem, West Bank next week during his trip to the Middle East, a senior US official said on Tuesday. Bashir Ali, a representative of Sudan, said the African Union body rightly condemned Israeli occupation of Palestine since it represents the voices of African people who once faced injustices under colonialism.