Holding him accountable 'sets a bad precedent'
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Trump campaign adviser should spend at least some time in prison for lying to the FBI during the Russia probe, prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller said in a court filing Friday that also revealed several new details about the early days of the investigation.
The first son is soliciting opinions on his new look, and the internet is happy to oblige.
The president's comments come after several top social media platforms including Facebook and Spotify curbed or banned accounts of far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. "Social Media is totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices," Trump said in a series of morning tweets.
President Trump on Friday suggested that he is close to revoking the security clearance of a current Justice Department employee who had been in contact with author of the controversial dossier alleging ties between Trump and Russia.
The bipartisan group, which included Robert Gates, George Tenet, David Petraeus, James Clapper and Leon Panetta, lashed out at the president in a scathing letter released late on Thursday. Brennan, a former official in the Obama administration and sharp critic of Trump, has said he will not be deterred by the removal of his security clearance. Brennan described Trump's actions at a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki last month as treasonous.
Donald Trump had an argument with Vietnam veterans about the plot of Apocalypse Now during a White House meeting, it has been claimed. According to The Daily Beast, the US president last year met with various heads of veterans’ organisations who were angered over the appointment of the now-sacked Omarosa Manigault-Newman to handle veterans’ affairs. Rick Weidman, co-founder of Vietnam Veterans for America, reportedly asked that a wider number of veterans injured by the herbicide Agent Orange receive payment from the government.
Donald Trump has sparked confusion after claiming in a tribute to Aretha Franklin that the soul star worked for him on “numerous occasions”. “She worked for me on numerous occasions, she was terrific – Aretha Franklin – on her passing,” Mr Trump told White House reporters. People loved Aretha.
The release of "Unhinged: An Insider Account of the Trump White House" and the secret recordings made by its author, Omarosa Manigault Newman, get under the president's skin.