Russia interfering with US elections: FBI

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Washington: Russia is determined to interfere in US elections despite sanctions and other efforts to deter such actions before the next presidential election in 2020, FBI Director Christopher Wray says. “The Russians are absolutely intent on trying to interfere with our … Read More

Top Democrat threatens to hold Attorney General Barr in contempt

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A senior U.S. congressional Democrat on Thursday threatened to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for ignoring a subpoena to provide Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s full report on the Russia inquiry, and accused President … Read More

William Barr Testimony Highlights: Government ‘Spying Did Occur’ on Trump Campaign

• Attorney General William P. Barr, appearing before Congress for a second straight day on Wednesday, said the government spied on the Trump campaign and said he would look into whether any rules were violated. • Mr. Barr signaled he was open … Read More

Kavanaugh sworn in as Supreme Court justice

Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s second nominee to the Supreme Court, was confirmed to the court on Saturday with a Senate vote largely divided along party lines, 50-48. The vote occurred shortly before 4 p.m. The confirmation process has been … Read More

White House receives FBI report on Kavanaugh, ‘fully confident’ he’ll be confirmed

The White House on Thursday announced that it has received the FBI’s supplemental background investigation into President Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, and is “fully confident” that he will eventually be confirmed to the Supreme Court. The FBI was tasked by Trump … Read More

FOX NEWS FIRST: Trump tension coming to G7; Ex-security officer charged in leak probe; Singapore summit countdown

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Developing now, Friday, June 8, 2018 President Trump heads to potentially tense talks at the G7 summit in Quebec City on Friday after accusing allies Canada and France of putting heavy economic burdens on the U.S. A former security director for the Senate … Read More

White House Official: Trump to Approve Release of Classified Russia Memo

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A White House official says President Donald Trump plans to approve the release of a classified memo alleging that top law enforcement officials were biased against the president. The official says the president is “OK” with it and will likely … Read More