News Analysis: Trudeau's Washington visit to focus on trade, refugees
14 February, 2017, 13:55
Flynn was accused of holding discussions over the US sanctions regime against Russia with Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak before Trump was sworn in as president last month.
Just under seven hours before Flynn submitted his resignation, White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said the retired Army lieutenant general had Trump's "full outcome".
Media reports to the contrary, as well as Flynn's trip to Russian Federation in 2015, were at the forefront of criticism of Flynn's appointment as a senior United States security official in the Trump administration.
A US official told The Associated Press that Flynn was in frequent contact with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak on the day the Obama administration imposed sanctions on Russian Federation after USA intelligence reported that Russian Federation had interfered with the USA elections.
On a phone call in early January, before Trump was sworn in and before Flynn was officially in his NSA role, Flynn discussed US sanctions on Russian Federation.
Trump's image on national security issues has already been damaged, because the same questions people have about Flynn they have had about President Trump, and it's only a matter of time before the truth comes to light; we could actually be watching this administration unravel from the inside out.
Last week, the national security adviser denied discussing sanctions with Kislyak, but his spokesman said a day later that Flynn said he actually "couldn't be certain that the topic never came up". Trump's adviser, retired general Michael Flynn resigned late on Monday just three weeks into the new administration.
Flynn claimed in a resignation letter that he "inadvertently" didn't tell Vice President Pence and other senior officials about the full extent of his conversations with Kislyak.
Vijay, Pujara help India post 206/2 at Tea on Day 1 India are heading into the game as favorites, while Bangladesh would be looking to stretch the game to the fifth day. They have been to New Zealand four times (2001, 2008, 2010 and 2017), albeit they would like the gap to come down.
"It is kind of a negative signal for normalizing the Russian-American dialogue", head of the lower house's affairs committee, Leonid Slutsky, said in remarks released by his press service.
But Monday, the only clear thing about Flynn's status was that it is unclear.
A White House official told media that Pence's comments "were based on his conversation with General Flynn".
Now Flynn will be attending Trump's meetings with Netanyahu in the Oval Office, in which two matters - the future of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and Iran's nuclear program - will top the agenda.
Law enforcement and intelligence officials feared Flynn could be subject to Russian blackmail because he had misled others about the call.
Pressed repeatedly, senior policy adviser Stephen Miller said it was not up to him to say whether the President retained confidence in Mr Flynn.
The search turned up Kislyak's communications, which the Federal Bureau of Investigation routinely monitors, and the phone call in question with Flynn, a retired Army lieutenant general with years of intelligence experience.
The White House did not immediately confirm whether Flynn had talked to Kislyak about sanctions.
The iPhone 8 which may also be called the "iPhone X" would be launched alongside the iPhone 7S and iPhone 7S Plus. However, it will only be the anniversary iPhone or the iPhone 8 who's sporting most of the extra features.
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Richard and Helen's son, Richard Jr., married who was then know as Betsy Prince, the now-secretary of education. Senate has narrowly confirmed President Trump's controversial pick for education secretary.
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As Obama moved to craft the signature policy initiative of his presidency - the Affordable Care Act - he sought Republican help. But as she became more and more an outspoken critic of the GOP candidate, Trump started referring to her as "Pocahontas".
I just learned that Rubio received $98,300 in campaign contributions from DeVos , which explains why Rubio voted for her. However, unlike public schools, charter schools accept public money without the same oversight as public schools.
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Who will fill these spots and how will the promotion piece will be packaged? He has nothing to gain and everything to lose. Holm could bounce back from consecutive losses that have since colored the former champion as a potential one-hit wonder.
The news says 134 MLAs are supporting VK Sasikala, but people belonging to 234 constituencies are supporting O Panneerselvam. AIADMK General Secretary V.K Sasikala suffered a huge setback in the tussle for Tamil Nadu chief ministership as Governor C.
Ryan added the Senate should decide this week about Tom Price's confirmation as the health secretary of the new administration. That could mean another hit for rural hospitals already struggling with other federal cuts.
Canada made a surprise appearance in a CNN health care debate between Senators Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz on Tuesday night. Sanders stated a single-payer system, also known health insurance that is run exclusively by the government, is the answer.
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Education Students Respond to Betsy DeVos Confirmation
Her total lack of any qualifications at all is much more of a hindrance to the Department of Education than some protesters. Some city education leaders expressed support for DeVos, including Eva Moskowitz, the CEO of Success Academy.
Why was Rick smiling at the end of The Walking Dead 709?
Simon proves to be a hilariously endearing villain yet again, props to Steven Ogg and his captivating performance as always. She also admitted that the group is ready to fight but they will not use the same tactics viewers have seen in the past.
IN PICS: Twitterati reacts to Winter Storm Niko
There will be some coastal enhancement so we're looking at 2-4 inches closer to the coast and 1-3 inches in the mountains. A general coating to 3 inches of snow is expected from far northern MI to NY and the New England coast.
Everything We Know About the Samsung Galaxy S8
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These Are the Two Republicans Who Voted Against DeVos
She will take over a department of about 4,500 employees and oversee a budget of about $70 billion, according to USA Today. It's not just some parents, but even some school districts are concerned about new Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos .
BC Edges North Carolina, Notches Second ACC Win
Of the Tar Heels' final eight shots, though, Jackson took only one-a three-pointer he sank with just under three minutes to play. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski was back for his second game since missing about a month following back surgery in early January.