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Sally Yates on Trump calling for Justice Dept. investigations: 'This must stop'

Sally YatesFormer acting Attorney General Sally Yates blasted President Trump following his calls for the Department of Justice (DOJ) to investigate Hillary Clinton, saying “this must stop.”

“DOJ not a tool for POTUS to use to go after his enemies and protect his friends,” Yates said in a tweet Saturday. “Respect rule of law and DOJ professionals. This must stop.”

Trump has renewed calls for the Justice Department and the FBI to investigate Clinton in recent days.



Trump campaign adviser Page met Russian officials in 2016 Moscow trip

Carter Page met with Russian officials in 2-16Carter Page, an adviser during Donald Trump's presidential campaign, met Russian government officials during a trip to Moscow, according to testimony to the House Intelligence Committee earlier this week.

Page confirmed the meetings to The New York Times in an interview Friday night and then spoke with CNN.

After the trip, the foreign policy adviser sent an email to at least one Trump campaign aide. He detailed his conversations with government officials, legislators and business executives from his time in Moscow, according to a Times source familiar with the email.

During the closed-door House testimony Thursday, the email was read aloud.


The Bushes — father and son — unload on Donald Trump in new book

Both Bushes unload on Trump in new book

“I don’t like him,” the elder Bush says in the book. “I don’t know much about him, but I know he’s a blowhard. And I’m not too excited about him being a leader.”

George W. Bush, the 43rd president, says he voted for neither Clinton nor Trump. "I voted 'None of the Above' for president, and Republican down ballot in 2016," Bush told Updegrove.

Of Trump, the younger Bush said: "This guy doesn't know what it means to be president."

The book’s publication comes just weeks after George W. Bush delivered a stern public rebuke of Trump — without once ever mentioning his name.


Trump says unsure if Tillerson will remain secretary of state

Trump not sure if Tillerson will stary for the duration

U.S. President Donald Trump said he was unsure whether his top diplomat, Rex Tillerson, would remain in his post for the rest of Trump's term in the White House and was "not happy" that some State Department staff were not supporting his agenda.

In an interview with Laura Ingraham on Fox News late Thursday, Trump attacked the department under Tillerson, the secretary of state, and said he alone determines U.S. foreign policy.

"The one that matters is me," Trump said. "I'm the only one that matters because, when it comes to it, that's what the policy is going to be."


Jared Kushner turns over documents to special counsel Robert Mueller in Russia probe

jared Krushner turns over documents to Mueller probeJared Kushner has turned over documents in recent weeks to special counsel Robert Mueller as investigators have begun asking in witness interviews about Kushner's role in the firing of FBI Director James Comey, CNN has learned.

Mueller's investigators have expressed interest in Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a White House senior adviser, as part of its probe into Russian meddling, including potential obstruction of justice in Comey's firing, sources familiar with the matter said.

Sessions Rejected Russian Proposal by Campaign Adviser, Source Says

Jeff Sessions 'recalls' proposal from PapodopolousAttorney General Jeff Sessions rejected a proposal by a junior campaign aide who offered to use his "Russian contacts" to try to set up a meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, a source familiar with the matter told NBC News.

The aide, George Papadapoulos, has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, and documents released Monday show he was in contact with Russians who offered him "dirt" on Hillary Clinton — including thousands of emails.


Poll: More Americans think Trump committed a crime than don't

More Americans think Trump committed a crime

Nearly half of Americans think President Trump committed a crime during the 2016 presidential election, according to a new poll released Thursday.

The ABC News/Washington Post poll found that 49 percent of those surveyed said it was likely that Trump committed a crime in connection with “possible Russian attempts to influence the election.” Forty-four percent said it was unlikely.

When split along party lines, 73 percent of Democrats say it is likely Trump broke the law. More than three-quarters of Republicans, 77 percent, say it’s unlikely.


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