Monday , 13 August 2018

Politics

FBI agent who sent anti-Trump texts fired

By TJH Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The FBI agent who came under scrutiny for anti-Trump texts he sent from a work phone during the 2016 presidential campaign has now been fired, according to his lawyer. Peter Strzok was fired on Friday after serving in the FBI for 21 years, his lawyer Aitan Goelman said in a statement. Goelman said that …

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Omarosa unveils new audio of Trump's call to her after firing

By TJH ABC News(NEW YORK) — Former top White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman has released new audio that she says is a recording of President Trump’s telephone call to her after Chief of Staff John Kelly fired her. In the brief recording, which aired on NBC’s Today show Monday, the voice Manigault Newman identified as Trump’s appears to be …

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Rep. Keith Ellison denies allegations of abuse against former girlfriend

By TJH Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Rep. Keith Ellison is denying allegations of abuse against a former girlfriend, made by the woman’s son, just days before he runs in his state’s primary for attorney general. Austin Monahan, the son of Ellison’s former girlfriend Karen Monahan, shared a lengthy post on his Facebook page detailing physical abuse by the congressman during …

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President Trump to sign defense authorization bill bearing John McCain's name

By TJH Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — When President Donald Trump heads to Fort Drum in upstate New York Monday to celebrate the signing of the 2019 military authorization funding bill, he will have a hard time ignoring the man whose name is attached to it: John McCain. The John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 was …

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