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Jeff Sessions Once Again Dodges Questions About Trump's Firing Of Former FBI Director

Jeff Sessions Once Again Dodges Questions About Trump's Firing Of Former FBI DirectorWASHINGTON ― Attorney General Jeff Sessions once again dodged questions about his discussions with President Donald Trump about the firing of former FBI Director James Comey.



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Steve Bannon Says Trump Firing Comey May Be Biggest Mistake In Modern Politics

Steve Bannon Says Trump Firing Comey May Be Biggest Mistake In Modern PoliticsSteve Bannon, the former chief strategist at the White House, described President Donald Trump’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey as a historic error.



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Draft of Comey Firing Letter Roils Trump Case

Draft of Comey Firing Letter Roils Trump CasePaul Butler, former federal prosecutor, talks with Joy-Ann Reid about news that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has a draft of Donald Trump's letter firing James Comey, which could have direct bearing on whether the firing was an act of obstruction of j…



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North Korea delays Guam missile firing, U.S. says dialogue up to Kim

North Korea delays Guam missile firing, U.S. says dialogue up to KimBy Christine Kim and Yeganeh Torbati SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has delayed a decision on firing missiles toward Guam while he waits to see what the United States does, the North’s state media reported on Tuesday as the United States said any dialogue was up to Kim. The United States and South Korea have prepared for more joint military drills, which has infuriated the North, and experts warned Pyongyang could still go ahead with a provocative plan.



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James Damore Files NLRB Complaint After Google Memo Firing

James Damore Files NLRB Complaint After Google Memo FiringThe Google Memo indecent continues after James Damore has taken legal action against the Silicon Valley company.



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Trump 'not discussing' firing Mueller as Russia pressure mounts – Conway

Trump 'not discussing' firing Mueller as Russia pressure mounts – ConwaySenior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway refused on Sunday to say if Donald Trump will commit to not firing Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating links between Trump aides and Russia who has empanelled a grand jury in Washington. One of four senators who have introduced legislation to protect the former FBI director, meanwhile, said his firing “would be crossing a big line” and would likely see his immediate reinstatement by Congress.



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Venezuela slammed for firing dissenting attorney general

Venezuela slammed for firing dissenting attorney generalA new assembly loyal to President Nicolas Maduro on Saturday fired the country’s attorney general, Luisa Ortega, one of his most vociferous critics, triggering a firestorm of condemnation from the US and Latin American nations. Ortega, who was barred by dozens of soldiers from entering her offices, has been a thorn in Maduro’s side for months, breaking ranks with him over the legality of the Constituent Assembly, which was elected last week in a vote marred by violence and fraud allegations. “I am not giving up, Venezuela is not giving up and will not give up against barbarity, illegality, hunger, darkness and death,” she said.



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Firing Russia special counsel could sink Trump: Republican senator

Firing Russia special counsel could sink Trump: Republican senatorIf Donald Trump fires the special prosecutor investigating his team’s ties to alleged Russian meddling in the US election, it could mark “the beginning of the end” of the billionaire’s presidency, a senior Republican lawmaker warned Thursday. Senator Lindsey Graham, who briefly ran against Trump in the Republican presidential primary, also insisted there would be “holy hell to pay” if Trump were to sack his embattled Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The fiery remarks signal that members of Trump’s own party have grown increasingly irritated by possible efforts by the president to tamp down the Russia investigations.



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Senators prepare bill to block firing of special counsel

Senators prepare bill to block firing of special counselWarning of "holy hell" to pay if the president fires Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a top Senate Republican is working to prevent the potential end result, the dismissal of Special Counsel Robert Mueller.



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Franken: Trump Firing Sessions Would Be a Constitutional Crisis

Franken: Trump Firing Sessions Would Be a Constitutional CrisisSen. Al Franken (D-MN) joins Lawrence O'Donnell exclusively to react to the Senate's vote to proceed on a health care bill and the escalating turmoil around Attorney General Jeff Sessions.



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