Trump's Anarchy Causes Uncertainty in U.S. Businesses
2017-05-29 16:09:40 UTC
Confusion surrounding the trade policies of U.S. President Donald Trump's administration means U.S. companies no longer know the rules of the game, a board member and former CEO of toymaker Hasbro (HAS.O) told an international conference on Monday...
With respect, Mr President: Sir, you are an idiot.
2017-05-28 21:41:50 UTC
BRUSSELS — It doesn't actually matter whether Donald Trump just described Germany as "bad" or "evil." Either way, it gives us the opportunity to return the insult.
With respect, Mr President: Sir, you are an idiot.
It is above all the stup...
Joe Biden's Strong Message to Americans
2017-05-27 18:10:42 UTC
"The American people will not sustain this attitude for long, I promise you," former Vice President Joe Biden said to cheers.
Biden denounced the spread of populism and lingering embrace of hate speech in an enthusiastic commencement address Sa...
Trump Isolated at G7 Summit, "Six against One"
2017-05-27 17:30:33 UTC
TAORMINA, ITALY — Trump's isolationism is his first great export, and Italy could be first in line.
The summit of Group of Seven wealthy nations pitted Trump against the leaders of Germany, France, Britain, Italy, Canada and Japan on several iss...
Kushner wanted to use Russia facilities to secure the channel to Kremlin
2017-05-27 08:04:24 UTC
U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and close adviser, Jared Kushner, had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States during and after the 2016 presidential campaign, seven current and forme...
FBI investigating Trump's son-in-law Kushner in Russia probe
2017-05-26 07:08:03 UTC
President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, a senior White House adviser, is under scrutiny by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the Russia probe, the Washington Post and NBC News reported on Thursday.
Kushner is being investigated...
Montana elected a bully GOP candidate for Congress
2017-05-26 05:52:08 UTC
BOZEMAN, MONTANA — Montana Republican Greg Gianforte narrowly beat a political novice to win a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, barely 24 hours after he was charged with assaulting a reporter.
A race that was expected to b...
Federal court upholds decision blocking Trump's travel ban
2017-05-25 19:01:29 UTC
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that President Trump's controversial travel ban should be kept on hold, largely maintaining a nationwide preliminary injunction that blocks the executive order from being enforced.
A majority of j...
Democrats Ask Deutsche Bank If Trump Accounts Have Russia Ties
2017-05-24 20:04:14 UTC
Democrats on a U.S. of House of Representatives panel have asked Deutsche Bank to provide information on whether any accounts connected to President Donald Trump have ties to Russia, adding another dimension to probes into connections between Mosc...
Senate panel to subpoena Flynn businesses after he declined to collaborate
2017-05-23 22:12:21 UTC
WASHINGTON — The leaders of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said on Tuesday they would subpoena two of former national security adviser Michael Flynn's businesses after Flynn declined to comply with a subpoena for documents in the panel's R...
I saw signs of possible collusion between Trump and Russia, says former CIA chief Brennan
2017-05-23 22:17:53 UTC
By Patricia Zengerle and Doina Chiacu | WASHINGTON — Former CIA director John Brennan said on Tuesday that he had seen signs of possible collusion between Moscow and President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign that merited investigation, and h...
Comey wants to speak with FBI investigator Mueller before testifying
2017-05-23 00:39:26 UTC
Former FBI Director James Comey is delaying an appearance before the U.S. House Oversight Committee that had been planned for Wednesday, the panel's chairman said on Monday.
In a post on Twitter, Chairman Jason Chaffetz, who will step down from...
Flynn Invoked the 'Fifth Amendment' and Declined to Collaborate
2017-05-22 20:41:54 UTC
Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn declined on Monday to comply with a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee as it investigates possible Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election.
He invoked his Fifth Amen...
Trump's Comey remark to Russians shows his weakness
2017-05-21 19:29:50 UTC
WASHINGTON — U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump raised the firing of the FBI director in a meeting with Russia's foreign minister to explain why he had been unable to find areas of cooperation with Moscow, two top administration off...
Far-right nationalist Trump looks increasingly isolated
2017-05-22 18:26:31 UTC
WASHINGTON — In the Trump White House, it’s getting lonely at the top.
U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans in Congress are showing signs of going their own way, both on politics and policy, determined to salva...
Trump to Lavrov: U.S. FBI director was crazy, a real nut job
2017-05-20 06:24:21 UTC
WASHINGTON — The New York Times reported that U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump boasted to Russian officials at a White House meeting last week that firing Comey relieved "great pressure" the president faced from a law-enforcement ...
Trump's people were in excessive contact with Russians
2017-05-19 05:58:03 UTC
WASHINGTON — Michael Flynn and other advisers to Donald Trump’s campaign were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last seven months of the 2016 presidential race, current and fo...
Senate Intel has not received a subpoena response from Flynn
2017-05-18 18:22:41 UTC
Lawyers for President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn have not yet indicated whether Flynn plans to comply with the Senate Intelligence Committee's subpoena for documents, the panel's chairman said in a statement on T...
Since Jan 22 U.S. arrested 41,318 undocumented immigrants
2017-05-17 18:50:58 UTC
By Mica Rosenberg | NEW YORK — U.S. arrests of undocumented immigrants rose by nearly 40 percent in the first 100 days of U.S. far-right nationalist Donald Trump's presidency, following executive orders that broadened the scope of who could be tar...
Moscow plays Russian roulette with Washington
2017-05-17 17:55:28 UTC
SOCHI/MOSCOW — Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump had not divulged any secrets during a meeting in Washington with Russian officials and offered to prove it by supplying Congress with a transcript.
But a leading U...
Ryan backs Trump: why didn’t Comey take action at the time?
2017-05-17 17:04:27 UTC
WASHINGTON — House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan pivots to blaming former FBI director Comey.
He stuck to that line and told reporters on Wednesday he still has confidence in U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump. Ryan also...
Start Counting the Last Days of Trump's Presidency
2017-05-17 06:46:20 UTC
By leaking extraordinarily sensitive intelligence to the Russian foreign minister and the Russian ambassador, Trump risks helping enemies who would subvert the government of the United States. There is little or no chance that a hue and cry like “...
Trump asked Comey to shut down the investigation into Flynn
2017-05-17 04:02:23 UTC
WASHINGTON — U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to shut down an investigation into ties between former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russia, an associate of Comey, who ha...
Merrick Garland not interested in become director of the FBI
2017-05-16 17:36:32 UTC
U.S. appeals court judge Merrick Garland, former President Barack Obama’s ill-fated Supreme Court nominee, is not interested in become director of the FBI, according to sources close to the judge.
Merrick Garland, the chief judge of the U.S. Co...
Trump Undermines Trust Between Partners: "I Have the Absolute Right"
2017-05-16 16:31:12 UTC
WASHINGTON — Facing a deluge of criticism over his handling of highly classified information, U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump defended having shared "facts" with senior Russian officials, saying on Tuesday he had an "absolute rig...