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Special Counsel Investigating President Trump for Possible Obstruction of Justice

Former FBI Director James Comey confirmed in a Senate testimony last week that he had told Trump three times between January and March that he was not personally under investigation. Trump has said he was going to fire Comey no matter what, and also has acknowledged that the " Russia thing" was on his mind when he made the final termination call.



The Special Counsel Turns to Trump, Investigates him for Russia Collusion

Her tweet , late Tuesday, ended a day in which the White House said the president has "no intention" of firing Mueller. In a letter to Comey informing him of his termination, Trump wrote that he was acting on the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, but days later expressed that the decision was his own and that he was thinking about the Russian Federation investigation when it was made.



Palestinian National Authority to stop paying families of terrorists

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testified on Capitol Hill in Washington , Tuesday, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee . The comments by Mr. So Mideast followers were surprised and confused when Tillerson said Tuesday the Palestinians had changed the policy. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has been reluctant to halt the payments, fearing a popular backlash and increased support for the rival Islamist group Hamas.



Congressman shot at baseball field in Virginia

According to CNN News, Robert Becker said they had more than 10,000 volunteers that showed up to help elect Bernie Sanders and he can't find anyone who remembers the man. Within hours of the shooting, there was a pop-up Wikipedia page - "2017 Congressional Baseball Shooting" - with more information on the incident than any singular mainstream media news report .


Congressman Scalise Remains In Critical Condition After Alexandria Shooting

Congressman Scalise Remains In Critical Condition After Alexandria Shooting

In a show of bipartisanship, Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan said on the floor of the House: "An attack on one of us is an attack on all of us". Scalise remains in critical condition . "The bullet traveled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and causing severe bleeding", hospital officials said.



Fed raises key rate, unveils plan to reduce bond holdings

For savers? Rates should creep up, at least for the highest-yielding CDs and saving accounts, though on average they'll still pay a pittance. And the consequences range beyond US shores. But as Trump's tax and infrastructure spending proposals have stalled, investors' outlooks have dimmed. The#Federal Reserve has also stated in the past that keeping rates low for an extended period is risky for the economy.