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Feb 14, 2017

Russian lawmakers mount fierce defense of Flynn

Russian lawmakers on Tuesday mounted a fierce defense of U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, who has resigned following reports that he misled White House officials about his contacts with Russia. Michael Flynn handed in his resignation late Monday night, conceding that he ...

News conferences raise issue of Trump seeking softballs

Feb 14, 2017

News conferences raise issue of Trump seeking softballs

President Donald Trump managed to avoid questions about hot-button issues facing the White House — such as the future of national security adviser Michael Flynn and the North Korean missile launch — in a news conference Monday where selected reporters asked nonchallenging questions and ...

Feb 14, 2017

GOP-led U.S. House tax committee won't seek Trump's returns

A congressional tax oversight committee will not seek U.S. President Donald Trump’s tax returns, despite calls from Democrats for a review to determine possible business ties to foreign countries including Russia, the panel’s Republican chairman said on Monday. “If Congress begins to use its ...