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No evidence Obama wiretapped Trump Tower: US Justice Dept

Washington, United States | AFP | The US Justice Department has confirmed there is no evidence to back up President Donald Trump’s claim that his predecessor Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower during the 2016 election campaign. “Both FBI and NSD (National Security Division) confirm that they have no records related to …

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Sessions brands Russia collusion claims a ‘detestable lie’

Washington, United States | AFP |  US Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday vehemently denied any collusion with Russia to tilt last year’s election in Donald Trump’s favor, branding the suggestion an “appalling and detestable lie.” In closely-watched congressional testimony, Sessions angrily denounced allegations he acted improperly during meetings with …

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Trump says ‘100 percent’ ready to testify under oath

Washington, United States | AFP |  US President Donald Trump punched back Friday against James Comey, accusing the ousted FBI director of lying about their private conversations — and saying he is “100 percent” willing to testify under oath. Comey delivered scathing testimony a day earlier in a highly anticipated …

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Trump on counterattack

Washington, United States | AFP |  US President Donald Trump punched back Friday against James Comey and his dramatic Capitol Hill testimony, claiming “complete vindication” and slamming the ousted FBI director for leaking documents about their private conversations. In his first response to Comey’s blunt remarks, Trump offered a window …

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TRUMP: WOW, Comey is a leaker!

Trump claims ‘complete vindication’ after Comey testimony Washington, United States | AFP |  President Donald Trump on Friday claimed “total and complete vindication” after ousted FBI director James Comey said he was not personally under investigation in a probe into Russian interference in last year’s US election. The early morning …

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Comey slams White House ‘lies’ in blockbuster testimony

Washington, United States | AFP |  Ousted FBI chief James Comey accused the White House of lies and defamation Thursday, in explosive testimony that painted Donald Trump as dishonest and operating far outside presidential norms. During almost three hours of blockbuster sworn testimony to a Senate panel, Comey described himself …

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Obstruction of justice and the long road to impeachment

Washington, United States | AFP |  Fired FBI director James Comey withheld judgment Thursday on whether President Donald Trump’s requests that he drop an investigation into his former national security advisor amounted to obstruction of justice. Democrats are intent on determining whether Trump’s actions amounted to obstruction, but what does …

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