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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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RUSSIA POLITICS: ‘We Are Ready to Grant Comey Asylum’: Putin Says

RUSSIA POLITICS: ‘We Are Ready to Grant Comey Asylum’: Putin Says

“At any rate, if this entails some kind of prosecutions against Comey, we are ready to grant him asylum in Russia. He should be aware of that,” Putin says.

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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 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: James Comey Testimony: Trump Will Not Invoke Executive Privilege

USA POLITICS: James Comey Testimony: Trump Will Not Invoke Executive Privilege

“In order to facilitate a swift and thorough examination of the facts, President Trump will not assert executive privilege regarding James Comey’s testimony,” White House says.

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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: Official: James Comey Fired!

USA POLITICS: Official: James Comey Fired!

The firing of Comey comes days after he testified to Congress on investigations into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US election.

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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: Saga New Twist! Devin Nunes Reviewed Sensitive File On White House Grounds

USA POLITICS: Saga New Twist! Devin Nunes Reviewed Sensitive File On White House Grounds

Nunes “met with his source at White House grounds in order to have proximity to a secure location where he could view the information provided by the source.”

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USA POLITICS: Startling Revelation! GOP Chairman Nunes Says Surveillance Collected About Trump Transition Team

USA POLITICS: Startling Revelation! GOP Chairman Nunes Says Surveillance Collected About Trump Transition Team

Sean Spicer read Nunes’ statement. “I do think it is a startling revelation, and there’s a lot of questions that need to get asked,” Sean Spicer said.

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