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    Trump allegedly told Russians that Comey’s firing eased ‘great pressure’
    May19

    Trump allegedly told Russians that Comey’s firing eased ‘great pressure’

    President Donald Trump is facing new pressure over his decision to abruptly fire FBI Director James Comey after the New York Times revealed on Friday that the president told Russian officials in the Oval Office last week that Comey’s ouster takes “great pressure” off him.The Times cited a document that summarized Trump’s meeting with...

    Trump, calling Comey a ‘nut-job,’ tells Russians he fired him to relieve ‘great pressure’
    May19

    Trump, calling Comey a ‘nut-job,’ tells Russians he fired him to relieve ‘great pressure’

    Gotta hand it to the New York Times—this account of Donald Trump’s infamous meeting with the Russian foreign minister and ambassador in the Oval Office is just spellbinding. President Trump told Russian officials in the Oval Office this month that firing the F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, had relieved “great pressure” on him, according to...

    Venezuela’s collapse and the ‘useful idiots’ of the Canadian left
    May19

    Venezuela’s collapse and the ‘useful idiots’ of the Canadian left

    Venezuelan opposition activists clash with the Bolivarian National Guard during protest against government of President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas, on May 18, 2017. On Monday Venezuelans launched a seventh week of anti-government demonstrations by blocking roads, vowing not to budge all day in protest at a deadly political and economic crisis....

    Ukraine Opens Criminal Probe Against Stalin, Beria For Crimean Tatar Deportations
    May19

    Ukraine Opens Criminal Probe Against Stalin, Beria For Crimean Tatar Deportations

    Ukrainian officials have announced a criminal investigation into Soviet dictator Josef Stalin and his secret police chief, Lavrenty Beria, for the mass deportation of Muslim Tatars from the Crimean Peninsula during World War II, which killed tens of thousands. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump Must Banish the Era of Leading From Behind
    May19

    Trump Must Banish the Era of Leading From Behind

    Four months after taking office, President Donald Trump is taking his first foray onto the world stage. Over the course of the next seven days he will travel to Europe and the Middle East, visiting four countries as well as the Vatican: Saudi Arabia, Israel, Belgium, and Italy. Across the Atlantic, he will take part in a mini-summit in Brussels,...

    Diplomatic Memo: A Ukrainian Comes to Washington, Urging His Nation Not Be Forgotten
    May19

    Diplomatic Memo: A Ukrainian Comes to Washington, Urging His Nation Not Be Forgotten

    A former prime minister is warning the administration that Russia intends to “set a fire to the whole house of the free world.” Ukraine, he says, should stay on the agenda. …read more Source: The New York...

    Maxine Waters admits there is no evidence of Trump colluding with Russia
    May19

    Maxine Waters admits there is no evidence of Trump colluding with Russia

    California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Thursday that there is no proof of collusion between President Donald Trump and Russia. During a speech Tuesday at the Ideas Conference in Washington, D.C., Waters, who has been encouraging Democrats to talk more boldly about impeaching Trump, mocked fellow Democrats who...

    Through the Mist
    May19

    Through the Mist

    The Mist Procession: The Autobiography of Lord VansittartHutchinson, 1958 “A sure way of seeing ahead is to look back.” A cliché, perhaps, yet coming from a memoir by Lord Robert S. Vansittart, top British diplomat and resolute anti-appeaser of Hitler, it carries a powerful message. Principal Private Secretary at Number Ten from 1928 to 1930 and...

    Swastikas painted on synagogue, rabbi’s headstone smashed in Ukraine
    May19

    Swastikas painted on synagogue, rabbi’s headstone smashed in Ukraine

    (JTA) — Two swastikas were painted on the front door of a synagogue in western Ukraine and, in a separate incident, the headstone of a prominent rabbi’s grave was smashed. The incident involving the swastikas was discovered last week in Chernivtsi, a city located some 250 miles southwest of Kiev, according to the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress....

    House Republicans are worried more taped conversations will leak
    May19

    House Republicans are worried more taped conversations will leak

    (Credit: AP Photo/Alex Brandon) A new report indicates that House Republican leaders are worried more secretly recorded conversations will leak to the press. On Wednesday descriptions of a taped conversation among House Republican leaders after meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman leaked, due to reporting by The Washington...