Trump: ‘No, I’m not’ firing Mueller, as allies step up attacks on special counsel probe

WASHINGTON — Amid increasing Republican attacks on Robert S. Mueller III over the scope and impartiality of his investigation of Russian campaign meddling, President Donald Trump denied on Sunday that he had any intention of firing the special counsel. “No — no, I’m not,” Trump said on Sunday as he returned to the White House from… Please follow and like us:

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Roger Stone: Donald Trump’s lawyers ‘are giving him bad advice’

The attorneys representing President Trump in matters related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe “are giving him bad advice,” said Roger Stone, one of the president’s former campaign advisers. “I don’t think the president is getting good legal advice,” Mr. Stone, a longtime Republican strategist who advised Mr. Trump’s campaign through August 2015, said on… Please follow and like us:

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Fake news ABC suspends Brian Ross… for reporting fake news

WASHINGTON, December 4, 2017 – Fake news is in the news again. Friday morning, ABC “reporter” Brian Ross breathlessly proclaimed that candidate Donald Trump had “illegally” directed Michael Flynn to “collude” with the Russian government. This fake news was disastrously wrong and misleading on at least two counts. But it was enough to cause a Friday… Please follow and like us:

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Russia probe: Michael Flynn charged with lying to FBI

Michael Flynn, the former US national security adviser, has been charged with making false statements in relation to his conversation with the Russian ambassador before US President Donald Trump took office. He is expected to plead guilty to the charges later on Friday. The charges stem from an FBI probe into alleged Russia meddling in the… Please follow and like us:

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Sessions to Testify at Public Senate Intelligence Hearing

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is set to testify in a public hearing Tuesday, with members of a Senate panel likely to ask him about his contacts with the Russian ambassador and his involvement in the firing of the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The Senate Intelligence Committee hearing is the latest step in… Please follow and like us:

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Putin Defends Trump, Calls Russia Probe Excuse For Loss

Russian President Vladimir Putin is echoing U.S. President Donald Trump, accusing the Democratic Party in the U.S. of refusing to accept its loss in the November elections, and continuing to blame Russia rather than move on. “When that happens, I think it would be much easier for us to do work,” Putin said. The Trump administration… Please follow and like us:

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‘Trumpomania’ Cools in Russia

Once, there was effusive coverage on Russian state media. Once, Duma lawmakers offered champagne toasts and ovations to celebrate “our man in the White House.” And once, above all else, there was optimism: a sense among Russians that, after years of deeply contentious relations between the Kremlin and the Obama administration, a Donald Trump presidency would… Please follow and like us:

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Trump Repeats Attacks on Media During Conservative Forum Speech

President Donald Trump repeated his recent attacks on the news media Friday morning during his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference, arguing that no journalists should be allowed to use anonymous sources in their reporting. Trump, speaking to a crowd of thousands of supporters at the country’s biggest annual gathering of conservatives, accused members of… Please follow and like us:

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