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Politico: Sessions Postpones Senate Testimony to June 13

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has postponed testimony this week before two congressional committees about Department of Justice funding amid probes into Russian interference in the 2016 election, Politico reported. DOJ spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said testimony planned for Wednesday in the House and Thursday in the Senate was canceled because of a scheduling conflict. Trump’s Read More…

Wash Post: Trump Asked Intel Chiefs to Deny Russia Evidence

President Donald Trump asked top intelligence officials Daniel Coats and Adm. Michael S. Rogers to publicly deny there was any evidence of possible collusion between Russia and Trump’s campaign in the 2016 presidential election, The Washington Post reported. Coats, the director of national intelligence, and Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, refused and thought Read More…

National Review: Flynn Justified in Pleading Fifth, Not an Assumption of Guilt

There is only one conclusion to be drawn from reports former national security adviser Michael Flynn will invoke his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination before the Senate Intelligence Committee — he has competent lawyers whose advice he is taking, according to National Review. On Monday, The Associated Press and Fox News reported Flynn, a retired Read More…

White House Puts 'Jerusalem, Israel' on Website

The White House has put “Jerusalem, Israel,” on its website. U.S. policy doesn’t hold that the city is part of Israel. Rather, Democratic and Republican administrations have said Jerusalem’s status must be solved through U.S. negotiation. A screen previewing upcoming statements by President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu noted the location as Read More…