Wednesday, 17 October, 2018

Trump touts sale of fictional jets to Norway

Fusion GPS hired ex British intelligence officer Christopher Steele Fusion GPS hired ex British intelligence officer Christopher Steele
Kenny Thornton | 13 January, 2018, 12:34

Trump's comments appear to be at odds with what he said during an interview last May with NBC's Lester Holt, which took place two days after Comey's dismissal. Fusion GPS hired Steele.

The President's lawyers have previously stated their determination to cooperate with requests in the probe, which has already resulted in charges against four of Mr Trump's campaign advisers. And it's been revealed in the press that Donald Trump Jr. eagerly accepted a meeting in June 2016 on the premise that he would be offered damaging information about Hillary Clinton from a "Russian government attorney".

The FBI released notes from that interview with Clinton in September of 2016.

Solberg echoed the President's sentiments about their increased economic cooperation, which includes the purchase of USA military jets.

"Hillary, my opponent, was for windmills, and she was for other types of energy that don't have the same capacities at this moment certainly", he said.

Trump's lawyer, John Dowd, later took responsibility for the tweet, saying it was sloppily worded and Trump didn't actually know Flynn was in trouble for lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Trump and key members of his team have been repeatedly rejecting all the accusations concerning collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. His team of investigators has expressed interest in speaking with Trump as part of the probe, but no details have been worked out. Trump has contended that the investigations are an excuse by Democrats to explain his upset win over Clinton, a former secretary of state.

Myanmar: Security forces killed captured Rohingyas
Reported by Htet Arkar, Kyaw Zaw Win, Tin Aung Khine, and Thinn Thiri for RFA's Myanmar Service. The country's army chief admitted that 10 Rohingya Muslims were murdered by security forces.

He once again called the probe "a Democrat hoax", adding: "For 11 months, we've had this phony cloud over this administration". "There weren't any leaks out of my committee", he said.

"We can't do a thorough and credible investigation unless we obtain these documents - unless we talk to these witnesses", Schiff said.

Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, the top Democrat on the committee, unilaterally released the transcripts on Tuesday, saying Americans had a right to know. That also prompted criticism of the Iowa Republican.

During an interview with The Wall Street Journal on Thursday, President Donald Trump doubled down on his assertion that his campaign did not collude with Russian Federation, that there was "no crime" and "no obstruction".

"While President Trump stands practically idle, Mr. Putin continues to refine his asymmetric arsenal and look for future opportunities to disrupt governance and erode support for the democratic and global institutions", he said.

FBI investigators have reportedly not requested to hold an interview with Vice President Pence in special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE's probe into Russian election interference.

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