Saturday , 24 June 2017

Politics

'Pizzagate' gunman recorded 'goodbye' video message to his family

By Kelly Terez ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Edgar Maddison Welch, who was sentenced to four years in prison on Thursday, recorded a “goodbye” video on his way from North Carolina to Washington, D.C., where he entered Comet Ping Pong restaurant last December with a firearm and opened fire into a closet while investigating a discredited conspiracy theory. The U.S. attorney played …

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Senate probes Loretta Lynch's alleged interference in Clinton email investigation

By Jeanette Torres Spencer Platt/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A bipartisan group of Senate Judiciary Committee leaders is examining former Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s alleged interference in the Hillary Clinton email investigation. The group is seeking details about Lynch’s communication with a Clinton campaign aide, as well as copies of documents and information about whether the FBI investigated the alleged communication. The …

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Trump says his 'tapes' tweet may have prodded Comey to tell the truth

By Jeanette Torres ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Defending his May tweet that suggested he may have “tapes” of his conversations with James Comey, President Trump said his comment may have persuaded the fired FBI director to tell the truth about their interactions. “When he found out that I, you know, that there may be tapes out there, whether it’s governmental tapes …

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Trump: 'Bothersome' that Mueller is 'very, very good friends with Comey'

By Jeanette Torres ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Trump said it’s “bothersome” that special counsel Robert Mueller and former FBI director James Comey are “very, very good friends.” Trump, in a Fox News interview that aired Friday, was asked whether he thinks Mueller should recuse himself from the Russia probe he is leading. “Well, he is very, very good friends with …

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Solar border wall was 'my idea,' Trump says

By Louis Milman The White House(CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa) — When President Donald Trump pitched his idea for an energy-producing border wall covered in solar panels Wednesday night to that spirited campaign crowd in Iowa, he called the proposal “my idea.” “And we’re thinking of something that’s unique. We’re talking about the southern border, lots of sun, lots of heat. We’re …

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