The man overseeing the probe into Donald Trump’s ties with Russia, Robert Mueller, intends to interview Reince Priebus, the recently deposed White House’s chief of staff, it has been reported. The special counsel plans to interview several current and former Trump administration officials as part of his ongoing investigation, according to the New York Times. Mr Mueller is asking for records including details of specific meetings with administration and campaign officials, and any related documents such as transcripts.
The former US Ambassador to Russia hit out at Donald Trump after he thanked Vladimir Putin for ordering the US to pull 755 of its diplomats out of Russia. Michael McFaul, who served as ambassador from 2012-14, said that Mr Trump’s “flippant” remarks show he “does not understand diplomacy” and that “sarcasm doesn’t work in foreign policy”. “I want to thank him, because we’re trying to cut down our payroll, and as far as I’m concerned I’m very thankful that he let go of a large number of people because now we have a smaller payroll,” Mr Trump told reporters at his Bedminster golf club in New Jersey.
Armed with soap, Sydney Kamen targets disease and poverty in the Third World.
The most commonly heard chants at a white supremacist rally in Virginia have origins in anti-Semitic conspiracy theories and Nazi ideology
By Brian Ellsworth and Mitra Taj CARACAS/LIMA (Reuters) – After months of attacking Venezuela’s unpopular President Nicolas Maduro, Latin America came out strongly against U.S. threats of military action against the crisis-hit nation. U.S. President Donald Trump’s surprise comments on Friday may bring the beleaguered Maduro some respite in the region, just as Venezuela was on verge of becoming a pariah over its recent installation of a legislative superbody, widely condemned as a power grab by the ruling Socialists. Following Trump’s assertion that military intervention in Venezuela was an option, Maduro’s critics are caught between backing the idea of a foreign invasion of Venezuela or supporting a president they call a dictator.
IDF special force captures terror cell which attacked an army post near the Jewish town of Beit El in Samaria a short while earliier.