SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: US FBI to Probe Guptas

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: US FBI to Probe Guptas

The Guptas and Zuma have denied any wrongdoing. Gupta family spokesman Gary Naidoo could not be reached for comment and the U.S. Embassy in Pretoria had no immediate comment.

“If there is any information suggesting corruption or irregularities, it needs to be investigated across the borders. It should not be restricted to South Africa,” Zweli Mkhize, one of several potential candidates to replace Zuma told reporters.

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USA POLITICS: FBI Investigating Virginia White Nationalist Post-Rally Violence

USA POLITICS: FBI Investigating Virginia White Nationalist Post-Rally Violence

The violence has put fresh pressure on the Trump administration to take an unequivocal stand against that segment of his political base. Some rightists have claimed allegiance to him. U.S. President Donald Trump said that there was more than one side to the Charlottesville incidents.

“We condemn, in the strongest possible terms, this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides,” Trump told reporters at his New Jersey golf course, without specifically mentioning or faulting the role of white nationalist.

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USA POLITICS: FBI New Boss Christopher Wray Vows Independence

USA POLITICS: FBI New Boss Christopher Wray Vows Independence

Christopher Wray, nominated by Trump to replace James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, firmly sought to establish independence from Trump.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Says Obama Took No Action Against Russia for 2016 Election Hack, He Didn’t ‘Choke,’ He ‘Colluded or Obstructed’

USA POLITICS: Trump Says Obama Took No Action Against Russia for 2016 Election Hack, He Didn’t ‘Choke,’ He ‘Colluded or Obstructed’

Donald Trump says, “Obama took no action against Russia for its actions in the 2016 election because he expected Hillary Clinton to win.”

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USA POLITICS: Jeff Sessions Publicly Takes Center Stage in US Senate

USA POLITICS: Jeff Sessions Publicly Takes Center Stage in US Senate

Sessions, supporter of Trump’s election campaign, will be the most senior government official to testify to the committee on Russia issue. The matter has dogged the Republican president’s early months in office.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Fired Him to Undermine FBI Russia Investigation: Comey

USA POLITICS: Trump Fired Him to Undermine FBI Russia Investigation: Comey

“I don’t think it’s for me to say whether the conversation I had with the president was an effort to obstruct. I took it as a very disturbing thing, very concerning,” Comey told the committee.

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USA: James Comey Biography And Profile

USA: James Comey Biography And Profile

James B. Comey was born December 14, 1960. FBI Director. Read James Brien Comey bio profile, all in James Comey full Biography.

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USA POLITICS: Comey’s Caution to Meet Trump’s Tweets in Russia Hearing

USA POLITICS: Comey’s Caution to Meet Trump’s Tweets in Russia Hearing

“I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go,” former FBI Director James Comey quoted President Donald Trump as saying.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Apoints Christopher Wray as FBI Director

USA POLITICS: Trump Apoints Christopher Wray as FBI Director

“I will be nominating Christopher A. Wray, a man of impeccable credentials, to be the new Director of the FBI. Details to follow,” Trump said in a Twitter.

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USA POLITICS: Republicans Back Independent Probe of Trump-Russia Ties

USA POLITICS: Republicans Back Independent Probe of Trump-Russia Ties

The tumult in Washington deepened over allegations Trump had sought to end the FBI’s investigation into ties between Trump’s first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, and Russia.

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USA POLITICS: Comey to Take Stand Against Trump

USA POLITICS: Comey to Take Stand Against Trump

Trump, living in White House bubble in which few aides are willing to contradict him, was surprised by the furore his brutal ejection of Comey triggered.

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USA POLITICS: Here Are 11 People Being Considered to Replace James Comey FBI Director

USA POLITICS: Here Are 11 People Being Considered to Replace James Comey FBI Director

U.S. President Donald Trump is considering 11 people to replace fired FBI Director James Comey. Here are the 11 people under consideration…

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USA POLITICS: Dianne Feinstein Urges Hearing on Trump’s Firing of James Comey

USA POLITICS: Dianne Feinstein Urges Hearing on Trump’s Firing of James Comey

“President Trump and the White House have presented an ever-changing narrative on the rationale for firing of FBI Director Comey,” Dianne Feinstein says.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Seeks Breath of Fresh Air at Liberty University After Week of Turmoil in Washington

USA POLITICS: Trump Seeks Breath of Fresh Air at Liberty University After Week of Turmoil in Washington

“To young Americans at both schools, I will be bringing a message of hope and optimism about our nation’s bright future,” Trump said in his weekly address to the nation.

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USA POLITICS: New Leaks Besiege Trump After Comey Sacked

USA POLITICS: New Leaks Besiege Trump After Comey Sacked

Trump’s firing of Comey have stirred opposition from the former FBI director’s loyalists, who are pushing back on the administration’s claims in the press.

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USA POLITICS: Comey Requested for More Russia Probe Resources Before Fired By Trump

USA POLITICS: Comey Requested for More Russia Probe Resources Before Fired By Trump

FBI Director James Comey, days before President Donald Trump fired him, told lawmakers he sought more resources for his agency’s probe into possible collusion between Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia to sway the 2016 U.S. election, a congressional source said

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USA POLITICS: James Comey Appears in Senate Judiciary Committee, Defends Clinton Email Decision

USA POLITICS: James Comey Appears in Senate Judiciary Committee, Defends Clinton Email Decision

“It makes me mildly nauseous to think that we might have had some impact on the election, but honestly, it wouldn’t change the decision,” Comey said.

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USA POLITICS: Hillary Clinton ‘Butcher of Libya’: Julian Assange

USA POLITICS: Hillary Clinton ‘Butcher of Libya’: Julian Assange

Julian Assange fired back at Hillary Clinton, branding her “butcher of Libya” in scathing response to Clinton’s labeling of WikiLeaks as “Russian WikiLeaks”.

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USA POLITICS: ‘If Election Had Been on October 27, I Would Be Your President’: Hillary Clinton

USA POLITICS: ‘If Election Had Been on October 27, I Would Be Your President’: Hillary Clinton

“I’m back to being an activist citizen – and part of the resistance,” Hillary Clinton said.

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USA POLITICS: CIA Hunting For ‘Traitor’ Who Leaked ‘Vault 7’ to WikiLeaks: Report

USA POLITICS: CIA Hunting For ‘Traitor’ Who Leaked ‘Vault 7’ to WikiLeaks: Report

Manhunt by the FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Central Intelligence Agency CIA into the source of WikiLeaks’ “Vault 7” dump has begun.

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