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19 May, 2017 1:43 AM Donald Trump denies asking Comey to drop probe, decries 'witch hunt'

Promote your Business on Economictimes.com for free and reach out to millions of potential Customers WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump, striking a defiant tone on Thursday after days of political tumult, denied asking former FBI Director James Comey to drop a probe into his former national security adviser and decried a "witch hunt" against him. Trump's 30

17 May, 2017 3:50 PM Texas Democrat Calls for President Trump's Impeachment on House Floor

Texas Rep. Al Green called for President Trump's impeachment on the House floor on Wednesday. "This is where I stand. I will not be moved. The president must be impeached," the Democratic congressman said Wednesday morning. Green's call for impeachment follows a New York Times report that Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey—who he fired last week—to stop investigating 56

17 May, 2017 5:01 AM Comey’s abrupt ouster boomerangs on Trump, courtesy former’s aides

Intriguing details emerge of FBI chief’s encounters with President, who reportedly nudged him to let go ex-security adviser Michael Flynn. Firing Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey is already coming back to haunt President Donald Trump. In dismissing Mr. Comey last week, Mr. Trump created the very real possibility that a respected 23

16 May, 2017 7:29 PM White House's repeated falsehoods lead to credibility gaps

Promote your Business on Economictimes.com for free and reach out to millions of potential Customers WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has been two-stepping with the truth. Starting with press secretary Sean Spicer insisting inaccurately that President Donald Trump drew record-setting inauguration crowds, top presidential advisers have provided information 35

16 May, 2017 5:06 PM Another Russia crisis? It's time to start talking about impeachment

To the editor: On the 117th day of Donald Trump’s administration, Americans learned that their president revealed highly classified intelligence to the Russian officials visiting him in the Oval Office on May 10. After his surrogates issued general denials without taking questions, the president admitted that he had revealed the sensitive information 31

12 May, 2017 8:19 PM Donald Trump’s attempt to fix the Comey crisis made it worse

Promote your Business on Economictimes.com for free and reach out to millions of potential Customers WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump, in an apparent warning to his fired FBI director, said Friday that James Comey had better hope there are no “tapes’’ of their conversations. Trump’s tweet came the morning after he asserted Comey had told him three 25

12 May, 2017 2:11 AM On Donald Trump's Mind Ahead Of James Comey Firing: 'This Russia Thing'

In an interview, Trump made clear it was his idea to fire the "showboat" FBI director. Washington: President Donald Trump on Thursday said he was thinking of "this Russia thing" when he decided to fire FBI Director James Comey, who had been leading the counterintelligence investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election. Recounting his decision 35

11 May, 2017 2:32 AM How Donald Trump's Anger, Impatience Prompted Him To Fire The FBI Director

The president was said to be frustrated by James Comey's focus on Russia and lack of attention on leaks. Washington: Every time FBI Director James Comey appeared in public, an ever-watchful President Donald Trump grew increasingly agitated that the topic was the one that he was most desperate to avoid: Russia. Trump had long questioned Comey's loyalty 27

11 May, 2017 2:09 AM The Latest: US diplomat critical of developments back home

The U.S. Ambassador to Qatar has tweeted an atypically critical statement about developments back home. Dana Shell Smith tweeted early Wednesday that it is "Increasingly difficult to wake up overseas to news from home, knowing I will spend today explaining our democracy and institutions." Smith didn't elaborate as to what news she was referring to. Her tweet 21

10 May, 2017 4:38 PM Donald Trump defends firing of FBI chief James Comey; Democrats demand independent Russia probe

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump defended his firing of FBI Director James Comey on Wednesday, fighting a storm of criticism that the ouster was aimed at blunting an agency probe into his presidential campaign's possible collusion with Russia to sway the 2016 election. The Republican president's abrupt move on Tuesday stunned Washington and was swiftly 30