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White House Communications Director resigns

Secondly, setting up a meeting with a "Russian contact" and the transition team in a third country; that meeting appears to have taken place in January, between an informal advisor to the Trump campaign and a representative of President Putin , which took place in the Seychelles in January, the Washington Post reported in April.

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Trump, after House panel subpoenas, backs efforts to probe Obama administration

It said Comey would testify in an open session at 10 a.m. (1400 GMT), followed by a closed session. The Senate's main inquiry is the nature of Comey's encounters with President Donal. On Wednesday, Nunes asked the agencies for details of any requests made by two top Obama administration aides and the former Central Intelligence Agency director to "unmask" Trump campaign advisers inadvertently picked up in top-secret foreign communications intercepts, according to congressional sources.

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Trump has 'total confidence' in son-in-law Kushner

He is respected by everyone and is working on programs that will save our country billions of dollars. The briefing came four days after The Washington Post reported the president's son-in-law and senior adviser tried to set up back-channel communications with the Russians during the transition.

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Scuffle, threats erupt on Texas House floor

There were no reports of arrests. Secondly, officers with any law enforcement agency, including universities' and school districts' police departments, have the authority to ask people they stop to see proof of their immigration status. As the crowd grew louder, Republican Matt Rinaldi said he called ICE on protestors, claiming some had signs that read "I am illegal and here to stay ".

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Texas lawmaker scuffle ensues after Republican says he called ICE on protesters

The incident occurred on the last day of the legislative session during which hundreds of people chanted in protest of SB 4, a bill that was recently signed into law that makes it a crime for police officers and sheriffs to not cooperate with federal immigration enforcement or inquire about a detainee's immigration status.

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Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval

Kushner is said to be tied up in the FBI investigation into possible Trump campaign collusion with Moscow, which USA intelligence agencies say tried to sway the November election in the Republican's favor. To drive home the size of these expectations, Trump turned his attention directly to Kushner - the grandson of Holocaust survivors, who still observes the Sabbath - to say: "If you can't produce peace in the Middle East, nobody can, okay?" Bossie told "Fox & Friends" that the Trump ...