Monthly Archive: July 2018

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Trump repeatedly denied collusion. Now his lawyer Rudy Giuliani says: ‘Collusion is not a crime’

President Donald Trump’s attorney, Rudolph Giuliani, asserted Monday that “collusion is not a crime.” “I have been sitting here looking in the federal code trying to find collusion as a crime,” Giuliani said in an interview on “Fox & Friends.” “Collusion is not a crime.” The president has repeatedly asserted...

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US intelligence agencies determine that North Korea is constructing new missiles: report

U.S. intelligence agencies indicate North Korea is building new missiles, officials told The Washington Post on Monday, weeks after President Trump declared the nation is “no longer a Nuclear Treat.” Satellite images taken in recent weeks appear to show that at least one and possibly two liquid-fueled intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) are being worked on at a...

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Woodward takes aim at Trump: Legendary journalist announces excoriating new book that will lift the lid on the ‘harrowing life’ inside the White House and how the president uses ‘fear’ to command respect

Journalist Bob Woodward has written a new book on Donald Trump’s presidency  The celebrated journalist of Watergate fame announced his new book, ‘Fear: Trump in the White House’, on Monday Woodward has drawn on ‘hundreds of hours’ of interviews, as well as notes, files and diaries to give an inside...

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Rudy Giuliani: ‘Collusion Is Not A Crime’

Rudy Giuliani said Monday that President Donald Trump didn’t collude with the Russians in the 2016 election ― and that it wouldn’t be a crime even if he did. Giuliani, one of Trump’s attorneys, railed against special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russia interference in the election and whether Trump obstructed justice during two TV...

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President threatens to shut down the government if he doesn’t get money for his border wall, as REPUBLICANS mull putting off the money until after November election

  Controversy over funding the president’s wall could lead to a government shutdown in October Republicans fear that could hurt them at the ballot box GOP leaders Mitch McConnell and Speaker Ryan met with Trump at the White House last week to discuss government funding Afterward both men said funding...

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Taliban militants claim to have held their first direct talks with the US in Qatar, in bid to negotiate a peace deal to end the bloody 17-year-long Afghan conflict

Taliban member said group met with top US diplomat in South Asia, Alice Wells Described meeting, not confirmed by American officials, as ‘positive’ and ‘useful’ If true, it’s one of the most significant developments towards drafting peace deal Taliban source said discussions were aimed at preparing for future peace talks...

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Trump calls on McConnell to keep Senate in session until all ‘good people’ are ‘approved’

President Trump on Friday called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to keep the upper chamber in session until hundreds of pending nominees are confirmed. “The only things the Democrats do well is ‘Resist,’ which is their campaign slogan, and ‘Obstruct.’ Cryin’ Chuck Schumer has almost 400 great American people...

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Putin praises Trump’s commitment to fulfilling campaign promises

According to Putin, Donald Trump possesses a unique quality JOHANNESBURG, July 27. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin praised US President Donald Trump’s commitment to fulfilling promises made during his presidential campaign, Putin said during the press conference on the outcomes of the BRICS summit. “A real plus for Trump is...

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Trump denies knowing anything about 2016 meeting that included Don Jr., Jared and infamous Russian lawyer as he claims Michael Cohen is ‘trying to make up stories’ to hurt him

Infamous 2016 Trump Tower meeting between a Kremlin-linked lawyer, Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, Paul Manafort and others is back in the news  CNN reported based on anonymous sources that Michael Cohen is prepared to tell Robert Mueller that Donald Trump approved the meeting in advance Trump furiously denied that...

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Second-quarter GDP jumps 4.1% for best pace in nearly four years

Gross domestic product increased 4.1 percent in the second quarter, matching Reuters estimates. Strong consumer and business spending as well as a surge in exports ahead of retaliatory tariffs from China helped drive economic growth. The last time the economy grew this quickly was in the third quarter of 2014. Jeff...

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U.S. second-quarter GDP growth expected to top 4%

Wall Street — and the White House — eagerly await the release of GDP data on Friday that many economists expect to top 4 percent. The last time the economy expanded at a comparable pace was in 2014, when growth hit 5.2 percent in the third quarter. Granted, a single...