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Trump FBI pick Christopher Wray testifies no one asked him for 'loyalty oath'
Faced with questions about Russian election interference and the possibility of collusion with the Trump campaign, President Trump's nominee for FBI director today stood firm in his belief in the agency’s independence, pushing back against any suggestion that he’d interfere with the Justice
Who is Trump attorney Marc Kasowitz?
Last week, President Donald Trump retained attorney Marc Kasowitz to represent him in all matters related to the investigation into Russian interference in the 2006 presidential election . Kasowitz has served as a representative for Trump "on a wide range of litigation matters for over 15 years,"
Joe Lieberman takes his name out of the running for FBI director, citing conflict of interest
Former Sen. Joe Lieberman sent a letter to President Donald Trump yesterday withdrawing his name from consideration for FBI director, citing a potential conflict of interest. In the letter, Lieberman cites the decision by the White House to enlist Marc Kasowitz -- who works at the same law firm as
Trump expected to retain attorney for Russia inquiry
President Donald Trump is expected to retain lawyer Marc Kasowitz as his private attorney representing him on matters related to the Russia investigation being led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller , a source close to Kasowitz and sources familiar with the Trump’s decision confirmed to ABC News.
The Note: Trump looks to leave it all behind
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY “No. No. Next question,” Trump said, flatly denying he asked James Comey to end his investigation into Michael Flynn. Special counsel Robert Mueller is expected to ask Congress to scale back on its inquiries, NYT reports Comey friend talks to PBS , NYT , says Comey was
Former Sen . Joe Lieberman top pick for Trump's new FBI director
President Donald Trump says he is "very close" to choosing his nominee to replace James Comey as FBI director. The president said former Democratic Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut is his top choice in the Oval Office on Thursday afternoon. Lieberman was also former Vice President Al Gore's
Trump to meet with 4 candidates for FBI job, including Sen . Joe Lieberman
President Donald Trump is scheduled to meet with four candidates for the position of FBI director on Wednesday evening. Those set to meet with the president are: acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe; former Oklahoma Gov. Frank Keating; former Connecticut Senator and 2000 Democratic vice-presidential
Former Democratic senator Joe Lieberman says Washington 'more divided than ever'
Former Senator Joe Lieberman said that during the first 40 days of the Trump presidency, people “seem to be more divided than ever.” Lieberman, a former Democrat who is now an independent and co-leads No Labels, a bipartisan organization dedicated to promoting compromise in politics in order to
The Note: New revelations over Sessions' contact with Russia
Trump's first 100 days with SHUSHANNAH WALSHE and VERONICA STRACQUALURSI Day No. 42 The big story: It’s Russia…again. Last night brought more threads connecting Trump associates and the Kremlin, but it was the bombshell Washington Post report that remains the big one this morning. Attorney General
Trump May Have Early Chance to Target ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi
Even though President Obama leaves office today with the leaders of ISIS and al-Qaeda still alive and operational, efforts underway by the U.S. military's Joint Special Operations Command and the CIA may give Trump an early opportunity to take out at least one of the terrorist leaders, Abu Bakr