The person had seen the memo but was not authorized to discuss it by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. And he adopted a skeptical tone toward the reports that have the White House in chaos and lawmakers scrambling to respond. The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director was invited to testify in a closed setting this week, but Warner said Friday the invitation was declined .
At a news briefing Tuesday, H.R. McMaster, the president's top security adviser, discussed the meeting between Trump and the Russian diplomats, in which he took part. Putin, apparently joking, also said that Russian Federation would be willing to provide a record of the meeting to Congress. Making light of the Oval Office episode and the value of Trump's disclosures, which triggered a political firestorm in Washington , Putin joked that he would reprimand Lavrov because "he hasn't shared ...
The suspense around Labour's policies was undermined when a draft version of the manifesto was leaked to the media last week. If Labour performs as poorly as expected in June 8's general election , most will blame its unpopular leader Jeremy Corbyn for tacking to the left rather than to the centre ground.
Tillerson also appeared to suggest Israel might view the embassy move as "perhaps a distraction". The prime minister's office responded sharply, saying the Fox News claims are false. An official in Netanyahu's office expressed " astonishment" over the comment. "Israel has made contact with the U.S. on this matter", the official said.
In two tweets on Tuesday, Trump confirmed he had spoken to the Russian officials about terrorism and airline flight safety, but he did not confirm or deny whether the information was classified. Putin spoke at a time when in the USA, talk of impeaching Trump has migrated from the fringes of political discourse to the mainstream, as NPR's Domenico Montanaro reports .
The video shows violent clashes Erdogan's bodyguards and people protesting the Turkish president's policies in Syria, Iran and Turkey. So far, the only people arrested were two protestors, who are U.S. Mr. Yasa said he lost a tooth and his nose was bloodied, as he was knocked to the ground and kicked repeatedly before the police were able to separate the two sides.