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The Note: For Trump and Russia, it may not be the crime, but the cover-up
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY President Trump met privately with Pope Francis today at the Vatican where the two exchanged gifts and discussed peace , religious freedom, and the Middle East and the protection of Christians Following the deadly Manchester attack, the UK raised the threat level from
Trump budget faces criticism, indifference from some Senate Republicans
Many Republican senators who weren’t outright condemning President Donald Trump ’s fiscal year 2018 budget made sure to acknowledge a universal truth of budgeting in Washington: The spending bills Congress eventually passes don’t always bear much resemblance to the president’s list of priorities.
US, Turkey dispute fighting in DC as ambassador summoned
Turkey has summoned the U.S. ambassador in Ankara to protest what it called the "aggressive and unprofessional actions" by U.S. security personnel against Turkish bodyguards in Washington during President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit last week
Senators warn of fiscal fallout after Erdogan visit violence
The senators who oversee the U.S. foreign aid budget are warning the Turkish government there could be fiscal repercussions if Ankara fails to punish the bodyguards responsible for a violent incident in Washington
Legal questions surrounding Russia probe
ABC News' Amna Nawaz talks to our legal analyst Royal Oakes to get answers to all the legal questions surrounding the ongoing Russia probe and Robert Mueller's appointment as special counsel.
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
Joe Lieberman emerges as FBI front-runner
Lieberman, a former Democrat who endorsed John McCain in 2008, has received some praise from Republicans but skepticism from Democrats and some FBI agents who want a non-partisan FBI director.
Trump says he's 'very close' to naming an FBI director
President Donald Trump says he is "very close" to naming a new FBI director.
Trump says he's 'very close' to naming a new FBI director
President Donald Trump says he is "very close" to naming a new FBI director to replace the one he fired more than a week ago
Timeline: How we got from Flynn's firing to a special prosecutor
The seismic firing of FBI Director James Comey and the revelations that followed show that his interactions – and ultimately, his firing – appear to be tied to the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. The retired lieutenant general, who resigned in January, is believed