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Judge excoriates Trump ex-adviser Flynn, delays Russia probe sentencing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. judge fiercely criticized President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Tuesday for lying to FBI agents in a probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, and delayed sentencing him until Flynn has finished helping prosecutors. U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan told Flynn, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general and former director ...

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Trump pressures Fed before meeting, warns against ‘another mistake’

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump looks on as Jerome Powell, his nominee to become chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, speaks at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 2, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday further sought to pressure the Federal Reserve as the central bank prepared to start its two-day ...

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Former Trump adviser Flynn to be sentenced for lying to FBI

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A judge will decide on Tuesday whether former national security adviser Michael Flynn should be sent to prison for lying to the FBI in a case stemming from the investigation into possible collusion between President Donald Trump’s campaign team and Russia in the run-up to the 2016 election. FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn ...

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Trump did not tell Erdogan he would extradite Gulen: White House official

FILE PHOTO: U.S.-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen at his home in Pennsylvania, U.S., July 10, 2017. REUTERS/Charles Mostoller/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump did not commit during a meeting with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan at the G20 summit two weeks ago to extradite a Muslim cleric based in the United States, a senior White House official said on ...

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Trump: Is a Border Wall Effective? Ask Israel

JERUSALEM, Israel – As President Trump and Congress battle over a border wall, they could possibly learn from one country that’s been through the same exercise. Israel had its own national debate about border security and found a solution.  During a sometimes heated Oval Office meeting with congressional Democrats over US border security, President Trump pointed to Israel as an ...

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Turkey says Trump working on extraditing wanted cleric Gulen

DOHA (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump has told his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan that Washington is working on extraditing a U.S.-based Muslim cleric accused of orchestrating a failed Turkish coup in 2016, Turkey’s foreign minister said on Sunday. “In Argentina, Trump told Erdogan they were working on extraditing (Fethullah) Gulen and other people,” Mevlut Cavusoglu said, referring to the ...

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Mulvaney called Trump ‘terrible human being’ in 2016, video shows

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mick Mulvaney has been praised by President Trump for doing “an outstanding job” while in the administration President Donald Trump’s choice of new acting White House chief of staff once described him as “a terrible human being”, it has emerged. A video shows Mick Mulvaney making the disparaging remark in a debate shortly before the ...

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Trump Visits Arlington National Cemetery

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has made an unannounced visit to Arlington National Cemetery. In a steady rain, Trump visited the cemetery on Saturday during an annual event in which holiday wreaths are laid every December to honor the sacrifices made by veterans and their families. The president’s trip to Arlington came about a month after he received criticism ...

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