French, German Leaders Urge 'European Response' To Migrant Crisis
U.S. quits UN Human Rights Council
Canada Passes Bill To Legalise Recreational Marijuana
U.S. set to announce departure from UN Human Rights Council
Lawyer says Kushner stands ready to talk to investigators
01 June 2017, 12:43 | Bernice Figueroa
Trump Says the Trade Deficit With Germany Is ‘Very Bad’ – but Is It Really?
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All eyes are back on Washington D.C.as President Trump has returned from his nine-day trip overseas and as business picks back up following the Memorial Day holiday, Mr. Trump must return to the realities of being president.
"It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies", Trump tweeted.
Trump has been spending a great deal of time on the issue, he said, including discussing it Tuesday morning with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, and will make an announcement "shortly". He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programs that will save our country billions of dollars. The intent was to connect Trump's chief national security adviser at the time, Michael Flynn, with Russian military leaders, a person familiar with the discussions told the AP.
President Donald Trump is considering overhauling his White House staff and bringing back top campaign strategists.
But former CIA Director John McLaughlin said if an intel officer attempted what Kushner is accused of it would be considered espionage.
US President Donald Trump prepares to get off his auto as he arrives for a G7 session with outreach countries in Taormina, Italy, Saturday, May 27, 2017.
The Monday Fox News report, which Trump retweeted on Tuesday, laid blame on the Russians rather than Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, for discussing the possibility of a communications back channel between the Trump administration and Moscow.
"Whenever you see the words "sources say" in the fake news media, and they don't mention names", Trump wrote, "it is very possible that those sources don't exist but are made up by fake news writers. #FakeNews is the enemy!", Trump tweets.
Jared Kushner, an Orthodox Jew whose wife Ivanka is one of Trump's five children, is a real estate and media tycoon who was appointed senior White House adviser, with a wide-ranging remit which includes the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Officials said he misled Vice President Mike Pence about whether he and the ambassador had discussed USA sanctions against Russian Federation in a phone call.
The Washington Post and NBC each reported late Thursday that Kushner's interactions with Russian figures were of interest to the FBI, but that this did not mean he was a target of the investigation. "You have to ask, well, who are they hiding the conversation from?" he said on ABC.
Nevertheless, some critics have called for Kushner's security clearance to be revoked, while others say he should temporarily step aside while his ties to Moscow are being reviewed.
Vermont governor vetoes marijuana bill, wants changes made
Opponents of the legislation thanked Scott for killing the bill, but they said they anxious about a possible follow-up. Under the legislation, small amounts of marijuana would have been legal to possess and grow for anyone over age 21.
Manchester terror attack: Top developments
Following the terror attack, the country's main political parties suspended their campaigns ahead of the 8 June general election. Trump on Thursday pledged to "get to the bottom" of leaks of sensitive information, calling the leaks "deeply troubling".
Irving's 42 carry Cavs to win, 3-1 lead over Celtics
If LeBron can play at this level for the remainder of the playoffs, the easier it will be to prove that Game 3 was an anomaly. This caused coach Tyronn Lue to have to sit him for the latter half of the second quarter. "This team is a insane team".
Trump says comic should be ashamed for severed head video
The Internet blow-back is growing against comedian Kathy Griffin after she posted a grisly tweet against President Donald Trump . Chelsea Clinton, daughter of Trump's one-time campaign rival Hillary Clinton, called the photo " vile and wrong ". "Sick!" Mr.
More arrests in Manchester bombing probe
Fourteen men remain in custody on suspicion of being connected to the attack at Manchester Arena. Home secretary Amber Rudd on Sunday refused to say whether chances were missed to stop Abedi.
Will Smith, Almodovar open a testy Cannes Film Festival
Instead, on this year's red carpet, the Chinese actress is introducing her alter ego, the Cannes judge who wears subdued colours. For the presentation of the unknown girl Dardenne Brothers, supermodel chose a long red dress low-cut and very split.
Former CIA head to answer questions about Russian meddling
Brennan was testifying Tuesday before the House intelligence committee about Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. His attorney said he anxious that if he handed over the requested documents, some of that could be used to prosecute him .
Saudi king: Trump visit a 'turning point'
"That means honestly confronting the crisis of Islamic extremism and the Islamists and Islamic terror of all kinds", Trump said . It should be noted that Donald Trump during his speech in Saudi Arabia accused Iran of supporting terrorism in the region.