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Rex Tillerson Has ‘Spirited Exchange’ With Reporters at White House

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson expressed his frustration with the pace of staffing at the State Department, after a "spirited exchange" at the White House Friday over personnel issues and the slow approval of candidates he has selected to work for him. (more…)

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Trump Says He Doesn’t Have Tapes of Conversations with Comey, But Says He Has ‘No Idea’ If Someone Else Does

President Donald Trump declared Thursday he never made and doesn't have recordings of his private conversations with ousted former FBI Director James Comey, ending a month-long guessing game that he started with a cryptic tweet and that ensnared his administration in yet more controversy. (more…)

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Jared Kushner listens as President Trump speaks during a Cabinet meeting in the White House. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post)

Special Counsel is Investigating Jared Kushner’s Business Dealings

Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III is investigating the finances and business dealings of Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and adviser, as part of the investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election, according to U.S. officials familiar with the matter. (more…)

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Trump Calls Reports That He’s Under Investigation as ‘Phony’

President Donald Trump on Thursday lashed out at reports that special prosecutor Robert Mueller is investigating him for obstruction of justice, suggesting that such allegations have been cooked up to replace accusations that his campaign colluded with the Russian government during the 2016 election. (more…)

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Former New York Attorney Preet Bharara Believes There is ‘Absolutely Evidence’ to Begin Obstruction of Justice Case Against Trump

Former New York U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said "there's absolutely evidence to begin a case" for obstruction of justice against President Donald Trump. (more…)

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Trump Accuses Comey of Lying Under Oath, Says He’s ‘100 Percent’ Willing to Testify in Russia Investigation

A defiant President Trump on Friday accused former FBI director James B. Comey of committing perjury in his blockbuster Senate testimony and said he was willing to share his version of events under oath with the special counsel overseeing the expanding Russia investigation. (more…)

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Trump Speaks at Faith & Freedom Coalition Gathering; Says “We’re Under Siege” But Will Emerge “Bigger and Better and Stronger Than Ever”

President Donald Trump sought comfort in the figurative embrace of his evangelical supporters Thursday as the FBI director he recently fired told Congress about their conversations. The president told a religious gathering that "we're under siege" but will emerge "bigger and better and stronger than ever." (more…)

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Read James Comey’s Prepared Testimony

Statement for the Record Senate Select Committee on Intelligence James B. Comey June 8, 2017 Chairman Burr, Ranking Member Warner, Members of the Committee. (more…)

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James Clapper Says Watergate Scandal ‘Pales’ in Comparison With Claims of Trump-Russia Collusion

A former U.S. intelligence official says the Watergate scandal that brought down a president "pales" in comparison with allegations that President Trump's election campaign colluded with Russians. (more…)

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Trump Seems Unlikely to Attempt to Block Comey From Testifying

Days before a highly anticipated hearing, President Donald Trump appears unlikely to try and block fired FBI Director James Comey from testifying, as a Senate panel pledged aggressive questioning into whether the president sought to obstruct a probe into his campaign's relationship with Russia. (more…)

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House Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoenas for Flynn, Cohen, NSA, FBI, CIA & Authorizes Comey to Testify

The House intelligence committee says it is issuing subpoenas for Michael Flynn and Michael Cohen - President Donald Trump's former national security adviser and Trump's personal lawyer - as well as their businesses as part of its investigation into Russian activities during last year's election. (more…)

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