The special counsel’s interest in what led President Trump to push out Flynn and Comey indicates that his investigation is intensifying its focus on possible efforts to obstruct or blunt the special counsel’s probe. The president’s legal team hopes to provide his testimony in a hybrid form — answering some questions in a face-to-face interview and others in a written statement.
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President Trump has explicitly suggested that Attorney General Jeff Sessions try to get rid of his deputy, Andrew McCabe. Now we find out Sessions did indeed attempt it.
Leaders of the House Freedom Caucus want President Trump to help their bid to release a classified memo that raises questions about whether the FBI acted properly in seeking a wiretap for its probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
At traditional wholesale clubs like Costco and Sam’s Club, the demographic skews older. (Bloomberg News)
At traditional wholesale clubs like Costco and Sam’s Club, the demographic skews older. (Bloomberg News)
Warehouse clubs such as Costco, Sam’s Club and BJ’s have for decades been an American staple. But some retail analysts say they have fallen behind in shifting their business online. “This segment has had its head in the sand when it comes to competing with Amazon,” one said.
The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Jerome H. Powell to a 4-year term as one of the world’s most powerful stewards of the global economy. Powell, a current Fed governor and former financial firm executive, will replace outgoing Fed Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen, whose term ends in February.
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Rescue workers said pro-government forces fired nine shells Monday carrying suspected chlorine gas on a densely populated residential area in a Damascus suburb. “Whoever conducted the attacks, Russia ultimately bears responsibility,” Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in Paris.
Gov. Matt Bevin said the suspected shooter, a 15-year-old boy, was in custody and will be charged with murder and attempted murder.
The House Ethics Committee is investigating the Pennsylvania Republican, who said he never sought a sexual relationship with the woman who worked for him at the time.
In pressing for aggressive, accelerated cleanups of toxic waste sites, the EPA chief is butting heads with companies while siding at times with local environmental groups.
The plaza in front of the Western Wall, which is currently under the authority of an ultra-Orthodox foundation, is divided by gender. The female journalists were unable to see above the cameras and microphones held by their male colleagues.
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