Tuesday , May 23 2017

Politics

White House refuses to say ‘if Trump tapes conversations’

epa05742575 US President Donald J. Trump, center, shakes hands with James Comey, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), during an Inaugural Law Enforcement Officers and First Responders Reception in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, on 22 January 2017.  EPA/Andrew Harrer / POOL

Bloomberg The White House repeatedly refused to say whether President Donald Trump secretly records his official conversations, after Trump suggested in a tweet that he had “tapes” of discussions with former FBI director James Comey. Trump issued a series of inflammatory Twitter posts, including a barely veiled threat against Comey, ...

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Russia determined to keep hacking polls: US intel chief

epaselect epa05852811 US Vice President Mike Pence (R) administers the oath of office to Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats (C), with his wife Marsha Coats (L), during a swearing in ceremony in the US Capitol in Washington, DC, USA, 16 March 2017.  EPA/SHAWN THEW

Bloomberg State-led Russian hackers remain a “major threat” to the U.S. government and will keep up their attacks after seeking to influence the 2016 presidential vote, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said in an annual “Worldwide Threat Assessment.” Coats, in a statement prepared for a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing ...

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