Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Comey FIred

In this May 3, 2017 file photo, then-FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.

BY ERIC TUCKER and DEB RIECHMANN WASHINGTON (AP) — James Comey, fired last month as FBI director amid a federal investigation into connections between Russia and the Trump campaign, is set to testify next Thursday at a highly anticipated congressional ...
In this Thursday, Nov. 14, 2014, file photo, then-Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John Pistole testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.

BY KEN THOMAS WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Transportation Security Administration leader is among the latest candidates President Donald Trump is considering for FBI director. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Trump met Tuesday with former TSA Administator John ...
In this photo taken Aug. 1, 2011, then-Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn. speaks to reporters as he arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington.

BY ERIC TUCKER WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman has withdrawn from consideration for the role of FBI director, becoming the latest contender to pull out of a search process that President Donald Trump said a week ago ...
In this May 15, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump talks with Attorney General Jeff Sessions,at the 36th Annual National Peace Officers' memorial service on Capitol Hill in Washington.

BY DEB RIECHMANN and CHAD DAY WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions did not disclose contacts with foreign dignitaries, including the Russian ambassador, on a security clearance form he submitted as a United States senator last year, the Justice ...
Former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

BY EILEEN SULLIVAN and DEB RIECHMANN WASHINGTON (AP) — Former CIA Director John Brennan said Tuesday he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the U.S. presidential campaign, telling the Russians that continued meddling would backfire and prevent any ...
In this Feb. 13, 2017 file photo, Mike Flynn arrives for a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

BY CHAD DAY and STEPHEN BRAUN WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, invoked his constitutional right against self-incrimination on Monday and declined to hand over documents sought under subpoena by a Senate panel investigating ...
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is surrounded by reporters as he leaves a briefing of the full Senate by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, amid controversy over President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey, at the Capitol, Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

BY HOPE YEN WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of key congressional committees are pledging a full public airing as to why former FBI director James Comey was ousted amid an intensifying investigation into Russia’s interference with the U.S. election. The probe ...
President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, gives a thumbs-up as they walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, May 19, 2017, to board Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Trump is leaving for his first foreign trip, visiting Saudi Arabia, Israel, Vatican, and a pair of summits in Brussels and Sicily.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

BY DARLENE SUPERVILLE WASHINGTON (AP) — After saying he was “very close” to naming a new FBI director, President Donald Trump boarded Air Force One on Friday for his first foreign trip without making any comment about the future leadership ...
President Donald Trump accompanied by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, left, calls on a member of the media during a news conference in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

BY JONATHAN LEMIRE WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s maiden international trip, a five-stop marathon across the Middle East and Europe, has long loomed as a crucial first test abroad for the chaos-courting president. That was before he fired his ...
Former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman gives a 'thumbs-up' as he leaves the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

BY DARLENE SUPERVILLE WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that he is “very close” to naming a new FBI director to replace the one he fired more than a week ago. Asked how close he is to making ...
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