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Brexit talks to start on Monday as planned

Has the 2017 snap general election affected the Brexit talks? " Theresa May must immediately create a cross-party joint cabinet committee to negotiate Brexit". This has been echoed by Sinn Fein, with the republican party saying the proposed agreement is causing anxiety and fear and could have implications for power-sharing talks. Read More »

Hannity Calls for Mueller and Deputy AG Rosenstein To Recuse Themselves, Resign

At the time, Sessions said he was recusing himself only because he was involved in the 2016 campaign as an adviser to the Trump campaign. Trump's allies have begun raising questions about special counsel Robert Mueller's impartiality - he's a former FBI director who has worked with fired FBI Director James Comey - and floating the idea that Trump might replace him. Read More »

Trump lashes out at 'conflicted' Russia investigators

Second, and related, the ultimate remedy contemplated by the Constitution for malfeasance in office by a president is the very political, not legal, remedy of impeachment. Comey's statement before the House Intelligence Committee upset Trump, who has repeatedly denied that any coordination with the Russians took place. Read More »

EU, UK fix date to begin Brexit negotiations

LONDON (AP ) - The leader of Britain's House of Commons says the state opening of Parliament will take place on June 21. Cabinet ministers have discussed plans for a deal with the DUP ahead of critical talks between Theresa May and Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) leader Arlene Foster . Read More »

Firefighter says something went 'seriously wrong' for Grenfell Tower fire to spread

Some jumped to their deaths rather than face the flames, and witnesses reported seeing small children thrown from the tower by their families in a desperate bid to survive. Meanwhile, experts have said sprinklers could have been fitted in the tower for £200,000, but Nick Paget-Brown, the Tory leader of Kensington and Chelsea Council, said there was not a "collective view" among residents in favour of installing them. Read More »

Donald Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russia investigators

For now, the staff has prevailed. Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee last week that he was certain his firing was due to the president's concerns about the Russian Federation probe, rather than over his handling of a now-closed FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server as secretary of state, as the White House had initially asserted. Read More »

Scarborough: White House Sources Are Denying Mueller Is Under Fire

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Unlike the President's successful TV program, where ratings seemed to rise each time he fired someone, his already lackluster poll numbers might plummet if he terminates Mueller before the special counsel has completed his investigation. Trump had wanted Comey to disclose publicly that he wasn't personally under investigation but the FBI director refused to do so. After Comey didn't let it go, Trump fired him too. Read More »

London Mayor Floats Canceling Trump's UK Visit

Khan had said in one of his first statements in reaction to the attack that people would see an increased police presence on the streets of the capital and should not be alarmed by that. MP David Lammy also agreed that Trump's state visit should be called off, as he responded to Trump's post with the below message. Theresa May , the UK Prime Minister, defended the mayor while stopping short of directly criticising Trump. Read More »

Sessions next to testify

CNN later reported that congressional investigators have been probing whether Sessions had a possible third, undisclosed meeting with Kislyak. "In light of reports regarding Mr Comey's recent testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, it is important that I have an opportunity to address these matters in the appropriate forum", Sessions wrote in a letter to Senator Richard Shelby. Read More »

James T Hodgkinson: What we know about Virginia suspect

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Pete Aguilar, D-Calif., in an opinion piece he wrote for CNN . Hodgkinson, who was shot dead by police , was a Bernie Sanders supporter and a fierce critic of Donald Trump . Charles Orear, an acquaintance of Hodgkinson's who said he campaigned with him for Sanders, told The Washington Post that Hodgkinson was a "quiet guy" who was "very mellow, very reserved". Read More »

Special Counsel Mueller is investigating Jared Kushner's finances

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The president previously said that fired FBI Director James Comey assured him in private conversation that he was not under investigation. Details from some memos were made public in news media accounts in the days after he was sacked, and Comey himself detailed his conversations with Trump at a Senate hearing last week. Read More »

UK PM seeks political alliance in Northern Ireland

Critics, including the former Prime Minister John Major , have expressed concerns that by striking a deal with a pro-U.K. party in Ireland, the British government can no longer serve as a neutral broker between republicans (who want to leave the U.K.) and unionists in the region-a vital role, given negotiations to restart Northern Ireland's collapsed Parliament are ongoing. Read More »

Sarah Sanders: Donald Trump Has 'No Intention' of Firing Robert Mueller

Some have compared Trump's firing of then-FBI Director James Comey in May to the storied " Saturday Night massacre " that occurred during Richard Nixon's presidency. The sources, billed as familiar with Mueller's thinking, say the special counsel now views the matter as more than a simple "he said-he said" situation. Read More »

Tennessee Man Convicted of Plotting Attack on Muslim Community is Sentenced

The Federal Bureau of Investigation became aware of Doggart from someone that he tried to recruit. Among them was a confidential informant who recorded their conversations. Doggart's attorney, Leslie Cory, said on Thursday in a telephone interview that an appeal was likely. The town of Islamberg was founded in the 1970's by a group of African-American Muslims. Read More »

Kenneth Starr: Trump Should Not Fire Robert Mueller

Ditching derogatory rhetoric about the Washington "swamp", Trump rallied in support of his fellow politicians and called on the country to pull together. White House officials said Flynn was let go because he had lied to Vice President Mike Pence. Trump took to his Twitter account Thursday morning to denounce the report. Read More »

Sessions Defends Trump as Democrats Accuse Him of 'Stonewalling'

Jeff Sessions , the current USA attorney general, testified in front of the Senate intelligence committee on Monday denying that he had been involved in any collusion with Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential election campaign. While it may have lacked the drama of the Jim Comey hearing, the Sessions session had its moments, given his crucial role running the Justice Department . Read More »

Brexit talks to start Monday, EU and United Kingdom officials confirm

However, after what many consider a lacklustre campaign by Mrs May - and a strong campaign by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn - last Thursday's poll left the Tories with the most seats but without a majority. Foster's rivals in Northern Ireland, such as Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams, have objected. "I will be making it very clear that any deal between the Tories and the DUP can not be allowed to undermine the Good Friday and subsequent agreements", she said. Read More »

Bernie Sanders Condemns The Virginia Shootings

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The senator spoke hours after a man identified as James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, opened fire on Republican lawmakers, aides and others practicing baseball in suburban Alexandria, Virginia. A police report in IL also details one incident in 2006 with Hodgkinson's daughter and her friends - one that involved a gun. At first, Katie Filous said she thought the noise was related to a pitching machine at the field before hearing screams from the people gathered at the field. Read More »

Special counsel Mueller investigating Pres

Soon after, Trump spoke to Coats and Rogers about the Russian Federation investigation. Comey, who was sacked by Trump in May, testified in a Senate hearing last week that he believes his dismissal was an attempt to exert influence on the investigation into alleged Russian interference and possible collusion. Read More »

Trump expresses more frustration over Russia investigation

The Post cited five people familiar with the situation. In a February 14 Oval Office meeting, Trump wanted to talk about the investigation into his national security adviser, Michael Flynn, who had resigned the previous day after he lied to Vice President Pence, saying he hadn't talked to Russian officials during the campaign. Read More »