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Trump’s lawyer cities a questionable timeline in disputing Comey

In his effort to undercut former FBI director James Comey’s Senate testimony Thursday, President Trump’s lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, appears to have misstated the sequence of two crucial events in the ongoing probe of the administration: Trump’s now infamous tweet implying he may have tapes of his conversations with Comey, and …

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Trump declares victory over Comey

President Trump took to Twitter early Friday to declare victory in his war of words with James Comey, denouncing the FBI director he fired as a liar and a “leaker” based on Comey’s damaging testimony about their interactions. But, in a leap of logic that left observers puzzled, he also …

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Donald Trump did not tell Comey to ‘stop Flynn probe’

Donald Trump did not tell James Comey to drop the FBI’s investigation into former national security advisor Michael Flynn.   That is the claim of Marc Kosowitz, the US president’s lawyer, who refuted a number of points made by former FBI chief Comey during testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee …

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Trump to evangelicals: We’re ‘under siege,’ will be stronger

President Donald Trump sought comfort in the figurative embrace of his evangelical supporters Thursday as the FBI director he recently fired told Congress about their conversations. The president told a religious gathering that “we’re under siege” but will emerge “bigger and better and stronger than ever.” Trump made no reference …

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Dems plan to sue Trump over conflicts of interest: report

Dozens of Democrats in the House and Senate are planning to file a lawsuit against President Trump charging that his vast business empire has created conflicts of interest that violate the emoluments clause of the Constitution, Politico reported Wednesday. “We’ll be suing to stop his violations of the emoluments clause,” …

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