In a remarkable admission, former FBI director James B. Comey testified he helped reveal details of his private conversations with President Trump because he thought doing so would spur the appointment of a special counsel to investigate the administration.
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While James Comey did not explicitly draw legal conclusions, he said that President Trump’s request to terminate the investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn left him “stunned” and that senior FBI officials considered it to be of “investigative interest.”
President Trump’s personal attorney Marc Kasowitz released a statement in response to the testimony of former FBI director James Comey before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Read the full statement, with some added context.
Several of the senator’s questions confused viewers — and seemingly Comey — and occasionally became incoherent. He referred to “President Comey” and at times looked confused and frustrated with Comey’s answers.
Prime Minister Theresa May called the election to increase her political power ahead of Brexit talks with the European Union, but the exit polls raise questions about whether her Conservative Party or Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party will have enough support to form a government without resorting to a coalition.
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The legislation, passed along party lines, is likely to meet resistance in the Senate but nevertheless marks the opening salvo in what is sure to be a protracted battle to deregulate the powerful banking industry.
The House Republican Steering Committee voted Thursday to hand the gavel to Gowdy (R-S.C.), who led the controversial two-year investigation into the 2012 terrorist attacks on a U.S. diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya.
The texts are the linchpin in the prosecution’s case against 20-year-old Michelle Carter, who is accused of presenting herself as a caring girlfriend while secretly pushing Conrad Roy III to kill himself.