• Trump Claims He Didn't Know Matthew Whitaker's Views on the Russia Probe

    24 days ago - By Fortune

    President Trump sat down with Chris Matthews for an interview on Fox News on Sunday morning, during which the president claimed he didn't know about acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's past statements regarding the Russia probe, which he posted about on Twitter.
    Last year, Whitaker said in an interview with the Wilkow Majority show that “there was no collusion with the Russians and the Trump campaign.” He added, “There was interference by the Russians into the election, but that was not collusion with the campaign. That's where the left seems to be combining those two issues.”
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  • Trump Says U.S. May Never Know Saudi Prince's Role in Journalist Jamal Khashoggi's Death

    24 days ago - By Fortune

    President Donald Trump said Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has denied to him perhaps five times any role in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and the U.S. may never know whether he was involved in the murder.
    "Well, will anybody really know? All right, will anybody really know?" Trump responded when Fox News anchor Chris Wallace asked during a "Fox News Sunday" interview that was taped Friday and aired Sunday whether the prince's denials might be lies.
    Several news organizations including the Washington Post and New York Times reported that the CIA has concluded the crown...
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  • Trump says he didn't know Acting AG Whitaker was critical of Mueller before appointing him

    Trump says he didn't know Acting AG Whitaker was critical of Mueller before appointing him

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump said he didn't know acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker had been a vocal critic of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation before he appointed him.
    Whitaker's record was met with sharp scrutiny after Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned, with many taking issue at his appearance as a Trump loyalist, and lack of intention to recuse himself from matters relating to the investigation in Russia and Trump.
    President Donald Trump said he didn't know that acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker had been a vocal critic of special counsel Robert Mueller's...
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