White House President Donald Trump on Friday added fuel to his claims that special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe was designed to undermine his presidency with a tweet musing why intelligence officials did not inform him they were investigating Michael Flynn before tenure as national security adviser. Court records released Thursday showed that Flynn assisted Mueller’s investigation into whether Trump and his allies obstructed justice by interfering with the special counsel’s probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.Story Continued Below The court filings also detailed Flynn’s extensive cooperation with Mueller’s investigation of WikiLeaks' dumping of stolen Democratic emails and the interaction between Trump's transition team and Russia. Flynn pleaded guilty in December 2017 to making false statements to the FBI about his conversations with the Russian ambassador before Trump was inaugurated. In a December 2016 call, which was … [Read more...] about Trump: Why wasn’t I told Flynn was under investigation?
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White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Friday repeated her claim that it was "a slip of the tongue" when she told reporters that "countless" FBI agents had told the White House that they had lost confidence in James Comey. Special counsel Robert Mueller's report, released Thursday, said that Sanders had simply made the assertion up in 2017. "I said a slip of the tongue was in using the word countless, but there were a number of FBI, both former and current, that agreed with the president's decision and they've continued to speak out and say that," Sanders said during an interview on ABC's "GMA." When pressed by host George Stephanopoulos about why she "can't acknowledge that what you said then was not true," Sanders became defensive. "I said that the word I used 'countless', and also if you look in what's in quotations from me it's that and it was in the heat of moment, meaning that it wasn't a scripted talking point," she said. She added that she was "sorry that I wasn't a robot … [Read more...] about Sarah Sanders defends evidence-free FBI claim: ‘Sorry that I wasn’t a robot’
Antonia Noori Farzan, The Washington Post Published 6:03 am PST, Friday, February 22, 2019 In this September 2015, photo provided by Matthew Lysiak, Hilde Kate Lysiak poses for a photo at her home in Selinsgrove, Pa. Lysiak, a 9-year-old reporter, recently wrote about a suspected murder in her small Pennsylvania town and is defending herself after some locals lashed out about a young girl covering violent crime. (Isabel Rose Lysiak via AP) less In this September 2015, photo provided by Matthew Lysiak, Hilde Kate Lysiak poses for a photo at her home in Selinsgrove, Pa. Lysiak, a 9-year-old reporter, recently wrote about a suspected murder in her small ... more Photo: Isabel Rose Lysiak, AP Photo: Isabel Rose Lysiak, AP Image 1 of / 19 Caption Close Image 1 of 19 In this … [Read more...] about An Arizona officer threatened to arrest a 12-year-old journalist. She wasn’t backing down.
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