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May 16, 2017, 12:52 PM EDT
National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster told reporters at the White House on Tuesday that he disagrees with the “premise” of a Washington Post report saying that President Trump inappropriately “revealed highly classified information” to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador at a White House meeting last week.
May 16, 2017, 11:35 AM EDT
“If the report is true.” Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) used that phrase several times Tuesday morning as he blasted President Trump’s “alleged carelessness with classified information” in remarks on the Senate floor.
May 16, 2017, 9:13 AM EDT
Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) released a statement Tuesday morning, saying the Senate Intelligence Committee "should be briefed...immediately" on what sensitive intelligence information President Trump may have shared with Russian diplomats in the Oval Office last week.
May 16, 2017, 7:28 AM EDT
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) told a CNN town hall Monday night it’s too soon to talk about impeaching President Donald Trump, even though some Democrats and liberal pundits are throwing the word around.
May 16, 2017, 5:17 AM EDT
"There's nothing that the president takes more seriously than the security of the American people. The story that came out tonight as reported is false."
May 15, 2017, 11:18 AM EDT
Liberal activists are celebrating the end of North Carolina's 2013 election law, which required photo ID at the polls; eliminated same-day voter registration; and reduced the state’s early-voting period by one week.
May 15, 2017, 10:32 AM EDT
"We're conducting an investigation to understand whether there was any coordination" between the Russian efforts to influence the election "and anybody associated with the Trump campaign," then-FBI DIrector James Comey told the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 3.
May 15, 2017, 9:41 AM EDT
Following another successful missile launch by North Korea on Sunday, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said, “It’s not just us against them anymore. Now you’re going to see the entire international community isolate North Korea and let them know that this is not acceptable.”
May 15, 2017, 8:06 AM EDT
James Clapper, the former director of national intelligence for six-and-a-half years under President Obama, said on Sunday he “did not know about” the FBI’s investigation into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russian operatives until late March, when Comey publicly confirmed that the investigation was ongoing.
May 15, 2017, 6:20 AM EDT
On Saturday, asked if there might be tape-recordings of his conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey, Trump told Fox News, “That I can’t talk about. I won't talk about that. All I want is for Comey to be honest.”
May 15, 2017, 5:36 AM EDT
At a Senate hearing last week, CIA Director Mike Pompeo and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coates said Russia and its activities in cyberspace are the foremost national security threat to the United States.
May 15, 2017, 5:15 AM EDT
“We are in the midst of a civilization-warping crisis of public trust,” Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) told CBS’s “Face the Nation” with John Dickerson on Sunday.
May 12, 2017, 8:33 AM EDT
In three tweets around 8 o’clock Friday morning, President Donald Trump reacted to the blanket media coverage of the inconsistencies emerging from his White House:
May 12, 2017, 8:04 AM EDT
The United States lacks a strategy and a policy on cyber-security, even though cyber attacks are "one of the top, if not the number-one threat" facing the nation, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coates told a Senate hearing on Thursday.
May 11, 2017, 11:15 AM EDT
"So there has been no effort to impede our investigation to date."
May 11, 2017, 9:44 AM EDT
President Donald Trump is “going to have to answer” new questions surrounding his firing of FBI Director James Comey, and he needs to do so before the Thursday “press cycle ends,” former U.S. Rep. Harold Ford, Jr. told MSNBC’s “Morning  Joe” on Thursday.
May 11, 2017, 8:40 AM EDT
Leading a congressional junket to Nepal and northern India (where the Dalai Lama lives in exile), the leader of House Democrats complained about the "brutal tactics" of the Chinese government toward Tibet; said the Dalai Lama prayed for her to "rid myself of my negative attitudes"; and defended the "religion, culture and language of the Tibetan people."
May 11, 2017, 7:17 AM EDT
President Trump’s decision to fire FBI Director James Comey “is a looming constitutional crisis” that may lead to impeachment, Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) told CNN’s Anderson Cooper Wednesday night.
May 11, 2017, 6:17 AM EDT
Republicans have an ambitious agenda over the next four months, minus August, when they’ll be on vacation again.
May 10, 2017, 11:19 AM EDT
“What should happen now – what must happen now – is that Mr. Rosenstein appoints a special prosecutor to oversee this investigation,” Schumer said.