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Trump Kim summit: leaders welcome idea of US office in North Korean capital – live

The US president and North Korean leader sit down in Hanoi to discuss denuclearisation Full report: Trump hails ‘great leader’ Kim Jong-un at Hanoi summit 4.39am GMT Trump: Are you all having a good time in Hanoi? Everybody having a good time, everybody, Jeff? I hope.Jeff Mason of Reuters: Chairman Kim are you prepared to denuclearise? 4.27am GMT The US journalists in the press pack are marvelling at the fact that Kim Jong-un, who until today was not known to have ever answered a questi...
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Trump Kim summit: North Korean leader predicts 'good results' in Vietnam - live

The US president and North Korean leader sit down in Hanoi to discuss denuclearisation Full report: Trump hails ‘great leader’ Kim Jong-un at Hanoi summit 3.31am GMT Here is video of Trump’s full address to the press ahead of the bilateral meeting.pic.twitter.com/AExyEgcqvfpic.twitter.com/HiZvUAIlzS 3.19am GMT There is some speculation about what role - if any - national security advisor John Bolton is playing in Hanoi.Bolton was not at last night’s dinner and according to the pool repo...
Tags: North Korea, White House, US, World news, US news, Asia Pacific, Venezuela, Kim, Vietnam, Donald Trump, Hanoi, Trump, Kim Jong, John Bolton, Mike Pompeo, Sarah Hucakabee Sanders


White House Bars 4 U.S. Journalists From Trump’s Dinner With Kim in Hanoi

The Associated Press and the White House Correspondents’ Association denounced the restriction on journalists’ access to a meeting between the president and North Korea’s autocratic leader.
Tags: News, North Korea, White House, Cnn, New York Times, Kim Jong-un, Associated Press, Kim, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Hanoi, Trump, Sanders, Bloomberg News, United States Politics and Government, Donald J


Judge: No Evidence Prosecutors Tipped CNN Off About Roger Stone’s Arrest

WASHINGTON — A federal judge said that there was “nothing in the record to substantiate” Roger Stone’s claim that prosecutors tipped CNN off to his Jan. 25 arrest. Stone, facing charges of lying to Congress and intimidating a witness, asked that Judge Amy Berman Jackson to look into whether Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s legal team […]
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Washington, Cnn, Roger Stone, Robert Mueller, Amy Berman Jackson


Trump and Kim hold second day of summit in Hanoi

Trump hailed "a very special relationship" when he met Kim in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi on Wednesday and said he was satisfied with the pace of talks, despite some criticism they were not moving quickly enough. "Great meetings" and a "Very good dialogue," Trump said on Twitter after dinner with Kim at the French-colonial-era Metropole hotel while the White House said the two planned to sign a "joint agreement" after further talks on Thursday. The White House has given no indication of wh...
Tags: News, White House, Kim, Hanoi, Trump, Metropole


Cohen says Trump behaved ‘much like a mobster would do’

WASHINGTON (AP) — He carried out the boss’ wishes. He understood “the code.” He was blindly loyal — but now he’s considered a rat. Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen spoke at length Wednesday about his life in the president’s inner circle, but the most vivid descriptor came in just six words. Trump ran his […]
Tags: News, Washington, Ap, Donald Trump, Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen, Nation & World Politics


What We Learned From Michael Cohen’s Historic Testimony

Michael Cohen’s public testimony in front of the House Oversight Committee Wednesday was as combative as expected, with plenty of congressional grandstanding and partisan fireworks. But amid the barbs were several revelations that shed new light on the Russia probe, on President Trump’s hush money payments, and on other Trump controversies Cohen was involved in. Here’s a look at what we learned: Cohen Is Assisting With Other Unspecified Probes With Trump Links Perhaps the biggest bombshell ...
Tags: New York, News, Congress, White House, Russia, Fbi, Hillary Clinton, Moscow, Julian Assange, Wikileaks, Michael, Trump, Tierney Sneed, Cohen, Michael Cohen, Roger Stone


Rep. Elijah Cummings on Michael Cohen: ‘I Believe He Told the Truth’

WASHINGTON — Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), the chairman of the House Oversight Committee, said that he found Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen credible. “I believe he told the truth,” he told reporters outside the hearing room late on Wednesday afternoon, following a marathon day of dramatic testimony from Cohen. Cummings also said that it […]
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, Donald Trump, Elijah Cummings, Michael Cohen, House Oversight Committee, Elijah Cummings D Md, Cohen Cummings


Lawmakers Clash Over Accusations of Racism During Michael Cohen Hearing

"Just because someone has a person of color — a black person — working for them does not mean they aren't racist"
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Uncategorized, Michael Cohen, Onetime


Cohen says 'changes' were made to his planned 2017 testimony

Michael Cohen told lawmakers Wednesday that President Donald Trump suggested during a 2017 White House meeting that he hide from Congress how plans to build a Trump Tower in Moscow continued through much of the 2016 campaign.
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Stories, Moscow, Donald Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen, Trump Tower


Michael Cohen says 'changes' were made to his planned 2017 testimony to Congress

Michael Cohen told lawmakers Wednesday that President Donald Trump suggested during a 2017 White House meeting that he hide from Congress how plans to build a Trump Tower in Moscow continued through much of the 2016 campaign.
Tags: Congress, White House, Cnn, Moscow, Donald Trump, Michael Cohen, Trump Tower


Jared Kushner quietly meets with Saudi Crown prince amid day of chaos on Capitol Hill

Jared Kushner quietly met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman during a foreign trip featuring meetings with top Middle East officials that is sure to raise controversy in the United States. The White House released a readout of the previously non-disclosed meeting between the Crown Prince and Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser just minutes after the president’s former attorney and “fixer” began a highly-anticipated public testimony before the House Oversight Committee. News o...
Tags: News, White House, United States, Middle East, Capitol Hill, Prince, Donald Trump, Trump, Mohammed bin Salman, Jared Kushner, House Oversight Committee News


Michael Cohen Says Trump Talked to Him About Hush Money in the White House

Cohen presented a copy of a check he says Trump cut to reimburse him for an illegal hush payment
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Uncategorized, Campaign Finance, Trump, Cohen, Stormy Daniels, Michael Cohen, Michael Cohen Says Trump


Questions loom over timing and substance of Mueller report

What may or may not be revealed from Mueller probe? Panel reaction and analysis on 'Fox News Sunday.
Tags: Politics, News, Mueller


Donald Trump is 'a racist, conman and cheat' former lawyer Michael Cohen claims to Congress

Trump was "racist", a "conman" and a "cheat", president's former lawyer claims Cohen says Trump had prior knowledge of WikiLeaks email dump Congress shown cheque signed by Don Jr signed 'for hush-money payments to women' 'Lying to First Lady about affairs is one of my biggest regrets' Trump 'knew' about infamous Trump Tower meeting with Russian lawyer Who is Michael Cohen? Donald Trump's former fixer whose loyalty melted away under legal heat Michael Cohen produce...
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May avoids fresh Brexit defeat after climbdown on citizens' rights

Costa amendment passed after its proposer is sacked, while Labour amendment failsThe government has bowed to MPs’ pressure over the post-Brexit rights of EU citizens and reaffirmed pledges to give the Commons a veto on a no-deal departure, after the latest parliamentary wrangling over Theresa May’s deadlocked plans.A day that had been heralded as the moment when backbenchers would seize control of the Brexit timetable from the prime minister lost some of its drama after May and her ministers gav...
Tags: Politics, Eu, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, House Of Commons, Brexit


Democrat Party Leaders Are Sick in the Head ~ VIDEO Proof

Opinion USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Two weeks ago, leader of the Socialist Party, (formerly known as Democrat Party) and current Speaker of the House of Representatives, said this: “I know the Republicans have some unease about it, no matter what they say. Because if the president can declare an emergency on something that he has created as an emergency, an illusion that he wants to convey, just think of what a president with different values can present to the American people. You want to talk ab...
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Trump Camp Reacts To Cohen Hearing: ‘Why Did They Even Bother To Swear Him In?’

President Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign attacked Michael Cohen in the same vein the White House, Republicans and Trump himself have used to discredit the former lawyer in recent weeks. “Why did they even bother to swear him in this time?” the campaign’s national press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said in a statement, after listing various offenses that the Southern District of New York and the special counsel’s office have brought against Cohen. Read the full statement below: “Michael...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Donald Trump, Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen, Southern District of New York, Trump Campaign, Kayleigh McEnany, Nicole Lafond, Southern District of New York Cohen, Michael Cohen hearing, Special Counsel 's Office Now


IT systems to run UK borders 'may not be ready for no-deal Brexit'

National Audit Office warns of lack of Brexit preparations at UK border and by tradersSix out of eight critical IT systems required to allow the UK’s borders to function under a no-deal Brexit are in danger of not being ready, Whitehall’s spending watchdog has found.The National Audit Office has also concluded that with 31 days to go before the UK is due to leave the EU, the readiness of UK’s businesses are a “red-rated” risk if the government crashes out of Europe. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, Hmrc, European Union, UK News, Foreign Policy, National Audit Office, Article 50, Whitehall, Brexit, The National Audit Office


Labour splits exposed as MP is suspended over antisemitism remarks

Top official reverses initial decision not to suspend Chris Williamson after pressure from within partyLabour’s deep divisions over antisemitism were exposed afresh on Wednesday, after the party’s top official, Jennie Formby, succumbed to intense pressure and suspended the MP Chris Williamson.The announcement reversed a decision hours earlier to allow Williamson to continue to remain a Labour MP, while a “pattern of behaviour” was investigated – which had sparked a furious backlash from senior M...
Tags: Politics, UK News, Labour, Tom Watson, Chris Williamson, Williamson, Antisemitism, Jennie Formby


Hardline Tory Brexiters split as MPs overwhelmingly back move to allow vote to extend article 50 – Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the Commons debate on the next Brexit stepsWhich Brexit amendments have been selected?Labour suspends Williamson over antisemitism remarksPMQs: Corbyn scores well with Labour’s greatest hits 8.09pm GMT The voting turned out to be more interesting than we expected. Two things stand out about that final one. Related: Government relents on rights of EU citizens after MP quits 7.50pm GMT The Cooper amendment ha...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Labour, House Of Commons, Pmqs, Keir Starmer, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Corbyn, Emmanuel Macron, Cooper


May to offer workers' rights pledges to gain Labour Brexit support

Prime minister expected to offer greater guarantees, including over future EU rulesTheresa May is to formally announce a series of new pledges on workers’ rights and the easing of trade union restrictions, in the latest attempt to get Labour MPs to support her Brexit deal.Labour sources said they were expecting the prime minister to table a ministerial statement next week setting out greater guarantees for workers post-Brexit, including a “non-regression lock” and giving MPs a vote on whether to...
Tags: Politics, Law, Eu, European Union, UK News, Theresa May, Labour, Employment law, Brexit


Kushner met this week with Saudi crown prince, White House says

President Donald Trump's senior adviser Jared Kushner met with Saudi Arabia's crown prince Tuesday in their first face-to-face encounter since the October 2018 murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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Brexit: Labour defeat removes last obstacle to party backing second referendum – Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the Commons debate on the next Brexit stepsWhich Brexit amendments have been selected?Labour suspends Williamson over antisemitism remarksPMQs: Corbyn scores well with Labour’s greatest hits 7.38pm GMT This is from the Telegraph’s Steven Swinford.Heard rumours that ERG could mobilise *against* the Cooper amendment this eveningIt's just that at this stage - have not been able to substantiate - but hearing Euroscept...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Labour, House Of Commons, Bercow, Telegraph, Pmqs, Keir Starmer, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Peter Bone, Corbyn


White House job: Cohen denies that he wanted one

President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, denied on Wednesday that he wanted a job at the White House after Trump was elected in 2016.
Tags: News, White House, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen


Suspended Labour MP Chris Williamson says he has 'very strong case' and will be cleared – Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the Commons debate on Brexit next stepsOpening of Brexit debate - SummaryWhich Brexit amendments have been selected by the Speaker?PMQs verdict: Corbyn scores well with Labour’s greatest hitsCorbyn set for clash with Watson over MP’s antisemitism remarks 6.40pm GMT Despite the French president’s stern words today re extending article 50, MEPs who follow Brexit dealings closely argue ultimately they won’t count for...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Germany, Berlin, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Bbc, Theresa May, Labour, House Of Commons, Watson, Brussels, Pmqs


Michael Cohen denies claim he wanted White House job

President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, denied on Wednesday that he wanted a job at the White House after Trump was elected in 2016.
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As Cohen testifies, White House announces Kushner met with Saudi crown prince

President Donald Trump's senior adviser Jared Kushner met with Saudi Arabia's crown prince Tuesday in their first face-to-face encounter since the October 2018 murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, White House, Stories, Donald Trump, Cohen, Kushner, Jared Kushner


Cohen Reveals May ’17 Meeting With Trump To Discuss Congressional Testimony

President Trump called Michael Cohen to the White House in May 2017 to go over his former fixer’s upcoming testimony before Congress, Cohen testified to the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday. This previously undisclosed meeting between Cohen, Trump and Trump’s attorney Jay Sekulow bolsters Cohen’s claims that the President tried to pressure him into lying to Congress about the Trump Organization’s business deals in Russia. Cohen also testified that Sekulow changed parts of the testimony ...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Russia, United States, House, Moscow, House Intelligence Committee, Michael, Trump, Allegra Kirkland, Cohen, Michael Cohen, Connolly, Ivanka Trump, Jay Sekulow


Republicans charge that Cohen is angry that he did not get a White House job

In questioning Michael Cohen at the momentous House hearing Wednesday, Republicans tried to paint Donald Trump’s former lawyer as a disappointed applicant for a top White House job who is now seeking revenge on President Trump.
Tags: News, White House, House, Donald Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen



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