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Spicer Referring Questions about Russia Investigation to Trump's Lawyer

Trump has privately pinned some of the blame for his administration's rough start on the White House's communications strategy. The Republican-controlled Senate, which confirms Trump's appointments, also faces a packed legislative schedule, leaving it less time to take up nominations.


Macron comes clean on awkward Trump handshake

Macron comes clean on awkward Trump handshake

Macron told the Journal du Dimanche newspaper his approach to the encounter had been about getting respect, saying it was "not innocent". "It's not the be-all and the end-all of a policy, but it was a moment of truth ", said Macron, as reported by the Guardian.



Clinton jokes covfefe 'a hidden message to the Russians'

Trump seized on her comments in a tweet last night, writing: "Crooked Hillary Clinton now blames everybody but herself, refuses to say she was a awful candidate". Several US congressional committees have launched investigations into Russia's efforts to influence the 2016 election and its possible coordination with Trump campaign aides or associates.



Flynn to give Senate panel some documents in Russian Federation investigation

The subpoenas sent to government agencies were related to Trump's complaints that Obama administration officials had asked, for political reasons, to be told the names of Trump associates documented in intelligence reports. The House Intelligence Committee has also delivered a letter to former White House press aide Boris Epshteyn, requesting that he voluntarily submit information for the investigation.



USA leaks shed light on Manchester attack, but infuriate UK

Abedi's father, Ramadan Abedi, was allegedly a member of the al-Qaida-backed Libyan Islamic Fighting group in the 1990s, according to a former Libyan security official, Abdel-Basit Haroun. It said the photos had been gathered by British authorities at the scene of the attack. The British investigation is now reportedly focusing on who helped Abedi, and on whether the bomb-maker is still at large.



Trump Expected To Quit Paris Climate Deal

The president has always been opposed to the 2015 deal in which 195 nations agreed to combat climate change by curbing global carbon emissions, and during his campaign he vowed to pull out of the deal. French President Emmanuel Macron spoke with Trump at length about the issue during a meeting in Brussels, and even at the Vatican, Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin made his own pro-Paris pitch to Trump and his advisers.