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Trump 'not discussing' firing Mueller: White House

/ Aug 7, 2017

Trump 'not discussing' firing Mueller: White House

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway says President Donald Trump is "not discussing" firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Speaking on ABC's "This Week," Conway says the White House has made clear it will cooperate with Mueller's investigation into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia. The ...

Trump takes break from White House with 'working vacation'

/ Aug 6, 2017

Trump takes break from White House with 'working vacation'

President Donald Trump is taking a break from the capital after a rocky first six months in office, but he insists he is not on vacation. Burdened with West Wing conflict, a stalled legislative agenda and a pile of investigations, Trump departed Washington on Friday ...

Mercosur trade bloc suspends Venezuela, urges immediate end to 'repression'

/ Aug 6, 2017

Mercosur trade bloc suspends Venezuela, urges immediate end to 'repression'

South American trade bloc Mercosur suspended Venezuela indefinitely on Saturday, adding to international pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to dismantle a newly created pro-government constituent assembly and restore democracy. Foreign ministers of Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and Brazil announced the decision in Sao Paulo, urging Maduro ...

All-powerful Venezuelan assembly opens amid protests

/ Aug 5, 2017

All-powerful Venezuelan assembly opens amid protests

Defying international criticism, Venezuela's ruling party on Friday installed a powerful new assembly that supporters promise will pacify the country but critics fear will be a tool for imposing dictatorship. The constitutional assembly's first order of business was selecting its head: former Foreign Minister Delcy ...

Special counsel Mueller asks White House for Flynn documents: report

/ Aug 5, 2017

Special counsel Mueller asks White House for Flynn documents: report

Investigators working for U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating whether President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with Russia, have asked the White House for documents related to Michael Flynn, his former national security adviser, The New York Times reported Friday. "Though not a ...

Secret Service command post inside Trump Tower has moved out

/ Aug 5, 2017

Secret Service command post inside Trump Tower has moved out

The Secret Service command post inside President Donald Trump's namesake Manhattan skyscraper has been moved. A spokeswoman for the umbrella company that controls Trump's businesses said Friday that the Secret Service had moved out of Trump Tower to somewhere "more cost effective and logistically practical." The ...