Things You Need to Know About Trump's Russia Problem
There have been reports Trump was not happy with his chief of staff Reince Priebus, the former Republican party boss, which the president disputed vigorously on Monday telling reporters he - Priebus - was doing "not a good job, a great job". But then came the revelation that national security adviser Michael Flynn talked to Russian officials when he shouldn't have and then lied about it to vice president Mike Pence.
The White House has not responded to follow-up questions about what the "series of other questionable instances" were. Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, hinted that he is open to the possibility of an independent commission into Russia's meddling in US affairs, including allegations that it had interfered with the presidential election, and said that the Flynn scandal had provoked a "desire for this to happen at a quickened pace".
The officials declined to identify the other Trump associates on the calls.
The Kremlin spokesman added that the relevant media reports cited five different sources "but not one of them is identified, which is just ridiculous".
Manafort denied having talked to Russians known to U.S. intelligence. As for Flynn, he already admitted to having lied about his dealings with the Russians earlier this week.
Trump on Wednesday took swipes at the intelligence community for "illegally" leaking information to "failing" newspaper outlets.
Netanyahu also signaled a much warmer relationship with Trump than with his predecessor.
American intelligence agencies began investigating potential ties between the teams after discovering evidence that Russian Federation was attempting to hack into the Democratic National Committee (DNC), according to the sources.
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Facing backlash over his comments, Trump doubled down on past claims that he "doesn't know Putin".
"Somehow, the media is responsible for treating Flynn unfairly, but the president was the one who fired him", Schiff toldMSNBC's Andrea Mitchell.
But the press secretary insisted Gen Flynn had stepped down over a "matter of trust" rather than a legal issue.
A US official confirmed a Washington Post report that Sally Yates, the then-acting USA attorney general, told the White House late last month that she believed Flynn had misled them about the nature of his communications with the Russian ambassador to the United States. Spicer said Flynn has not resigned. Instead he only broke the trust of his bosses.
Pence and Trump aides, relying on information from Flynn, said publicly that Flynn had not discussed lifting the sanctions, which are still in place.
"When it comes to Russian Federation, we want to make sure it's clear that the administration lay out lines that we will not cross", said Gardner, citing Moscow's actions in Syria, Ukraine and global cyberattacks, "including the USA during the election". Did Trump know about this particular chat at the time it happened?
He was 4-0 with a 2.95 ERA in a career-high 77 appearances with the Chicago Cubs last season, holding lefties to a.128 average. Wood now joins former Chicago Cubs teammates Jason Hammel and Jorge Soler in Kansas City .
Germany's presidential post is more ceremonial than executive, giving direction to general political and societal debates. Two main parties in the coalition hold 923 seats in the assembly, which should assure Steinmeier's election.
Maik Lewerenz, spokesman for the federal Hamburg police, said that about 68 people were injured by an unknown substance. All the flights were halted due to the evacuation, but the airport was reopened few hours after the evacuation.
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But he has scored well at home, both in The Ashes and in Test cricket generally, averaging almost 60 with the bat in England . After Alastair Cook stepped down last week, the Selectors and I engaged in the proper process to appoint his successor.
Trump's administration seems to be under the impression that he can do whatever he wants - simply because he is President. . Miller said the show was "not the venue" to supply evidence, but repeated the baseless claim multiple times .
It remains uncertain whether prosecutors will again seek an arrest warrant for Lee after failing with their January 19 request. Prosecutors will decide whether to again seek an arrest warrant for Lee by next week.
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Ben Affleck Is Not Leaving The DC Cinematic Universe
"I have been told that Affleck is talking with Warner Bros in an attempt to get out of being Batman", the podcast host alleged. When Warner Bros' set up its interconnected DCEU, they copied Marvel's Cinematic Universe.
TN Department of Health says to Get a Flu Shot
Clay County Health Department Officials are spreading the word: If you haven't gotten your flu shot , now's the time. There have been 896 cases of flu this year in DE , with 159 of those coming from Sussex County, the release said.
Atlanta close to getting Phillips from Cincinnati
Phillips' departure also means Jose Peraza will be the starter while second baseman prospect Dilson Herrera gets more experience. Phillips, now 35, grew up outside Atlanta, so it could be he had a change of heart and made a decision to approve a trade.
Experts say gas prices holding steady for now
Ohio's average remains below the national average, which was $2.28 for regular fuel on Monday, up a penny from a week earlier. It said the national average is 57 cents a gallon higher than previous year but 7 cents a gallon lower than last month.
Baftas 2017: Stars descend on London for ceremony
Director Ken Loach's gritty I, Daniel Blake , a stinging critique of Britain's welfare system, was up for five awards. Barry Jenkins, director of best-picture nominee Moonlight , said, "People ought to speak from their heart".
ICE Says Arrests in Surge Actions Not Linked to Trump Order
While Trump has vowed to sharpen the federal focus on immigration, his predecessor quietly increased the number of deportations. Notably, experts have challenged Trump's estimates of the number of undocumented immigrants who have been convicted of crimes.
Shades Darker out in time for Valentine's Day
She understands Christian's lifestyle and knows just what to do in order to take more control. On the other hand, the cast looked incredible at the Fifrty Shades Darker red carpet.
YouTube Go beta brings offline viewing to more people
If a user clicks on any video, she gets the option of saving it in different qualities as well as streaming it online. The two devices will create a private wireless network and the video file will be transferred from phone to another.