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Attorney General Jeff Sessions is contradicting fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey's testimony about his concerns over a meeting he had with Trump. "This President wants to focus on the people of this country to ensure they are treated fairly and kept safe", said Sessions. Sessions further confirmed Comey "expressed concern about the proper communications protocol with the White House and with the president".
  • AG Jeff Sessions Headed to Hot Seat in Senate Intel Committee

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    It subsequently emerged that he had met with Sergei Kislyak, Moscow's ambassador to the USA, once around the time of the Republican convention and he later hosted him in his Senate office. Following a routine morning threat briefing, Mr. Comey spoke to me and my Chief of Staff. Comey testified last week that Sessions did not respond when he complained that he did not want to be left alone with President Donald Trump again.
  • Options on Afghanistan to be presented to Trump 'very soon'

    Options on Afghanistan to be presented to Trump 'very soon'

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    Committee Chairman John McCain criticized the administration's efforts in Afghanistan . McCain told the defense secretary that it's not lawmakers' job to develop the Afghanistan strategy. troops killed in 2017 to six individuals. Media reports have said Mattis is considering asking for 3,000 to 5,000 additional U.S. and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops, but the defense chief has said little on the matter.
  • An 'appalling and detestable lie': Sessions forcefully denies colluding with Russians

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    Sessions is the most senior member of President Donald Trump's administration caught up in the controversy over whether associates of the president colluded with Russian Federation to help Trump win the election. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that the State Department had secured Warmbier's release at the direction of the president. "Senator, I'm not going to follow any orders unless I believe those are lawful and appropriate orders", Rosenstein answered.
  • Sessions says he didn't have private meetings with Russians

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    He added later: "As long as I'm in this position, he's not going to be fired without good cause", which he said he would have to put in writing. Amid the firestorm over Comey's dismissal, the Justice Department's Rosenstein appointed Mueller as special counsel to oversee the probe into Russian election interference and any collusion by Trump aides.
  • The mayors of Pittsburgh and Paris: We have our own climate deal

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    Former U.S. president Barack Obama praised U.S. states and cities for maintaining measures against climate change in a fresh jab at his successor's decision to quit the Paris accord. For another, Trump's team had cherry-picked the evidence, looking for the lowest number they could find-no matter if it was applicable or not-among the studies that explored the impact of the climate accord, said Erwan Monier, co-author of the study and principal research scientist at MIT's department of Earth, ...
  • Trump to host S. Korean president late June for talks on DPRK

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    Remember a few years back when British comedian Simon Brodkin threw a stack of cash towards Sepp Blatter, claiming to represent North Korea's bid for a World Cup? (Korean ) Yes, there are some hard issues between South Korea and Japan, but I hope that we can confront those problems and find pragmatic conditions that allow us to work towards a future-oriented partnership.,.
  • Parents of man released by N. Korea say he's in coma

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    The Warmbier family gave the following statement to CNN , stating that not even they learned about his more than yearlong coma until one week ago, and condemning North Korea's "pariah regime". In a New Year's Day address, Kim Jong Un claimed that the North was in the "final stages" of developing an ICBM capable of striking the continental United States .
  • Patty Jenkins Not Signed for 'Wonder Woman 2'…Yet

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    Wonder Woman was tracking to open around $ 65 million according to early projections-a solid but not over-the-moon number, and so WB wasn't too concerned with securing plans for a sequel just yet. Based on Wonder Woman's stellar box office debut, I have a feeling Jenkins is in a particular position of power heading into this discussion. which, you know, is a nice change of pace for female directors in Hollywood, I'm sure.
  • Secret Service says it has no Trump tapes

    Secret Service says it has no Trump tapes

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    Trump made major waves last month when he suggested there were tapes of his private conversations with then-FBI Director James Comey before he fired Comey. Comey, for his part, said Thursday: "Lordy, I hope there are tapes". The president has said Comey's testimony vindicates his assertion that Trump himself wasn't personally under investigation.
  • John Oliver: The most important thing in James Comey's testimony

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    TRUMP JR.: Listen, he's a very sophisticated political player, and he's playing the game, but I think he even got caught up in his own nonsense on this one. "If there are tapes, he alluded to the fact that there are tapes, maybe as a threat or taunting Comey". MARTIN: So I think it is fair to say that there was nearly a Super Bowl-type feeling in Washington on Thursday.