Deutsche Bank Won’t Release Trump Finance Details

On Thursday, Deutsche Bank’s external counsel in Washington, D.C. rejected demands by U.S. House Democrats to provide details of President Donald Trump’s finances. The bank cited privacy laws. The response by Deutsche’s lawyers at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld is the second rejection by the bank for information on Trump’s finances. Deutsche Bank has …

Republican Take Georgia Race, Handel Thanks Trump

In Georgia, Republican Karen Handel won a nationally watched congressional election Tuesday. She thanked President Donald Trump after she avoided an upset that would have rocked Washington ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. Handel is a former Georgia secretary of state. Incomplete returns show her winning almost 53 percent of the vote over Democrat Jon …

How Partisan News Sources Interpreted The Comey Testimony Differently

The extensive coverage of former FBI Director James Comey’s Senate testimony on Thursday gave Americans time to pause and focus on the slowly unfolding story about President Donald Trump and Russian involvement in the presidential campaign. But there was no rest for partisan spinners. Comey’s plain-spoken answers to questions from alternating Democratic and Republican senators …

Fired FBI Chief Expected to Refute Trump

In his much-anticipated congressional testimony on Thursday, fired FBI Director James Comey will dispute President Donald Trump’s claim that he was told he was not under investigation multiple times, according to an anonymous source. Rather, one source said that Comey is expected to tell senators that he never assured Trump he was not under investigation, …

UN Ambassador Says Trump Believes In Climate Change

On Saturday, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said that US President Donald Trump “believes the climate is changing.” During a CNN Interview, Haley said “President Trump believes the climate is changing and he believes pollutants are part of the equation.” On Thursday, Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the …

Merkel’s Discontent

At a beer hall in Munich, German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke to a small gathering of people, detailing her experience at a recent international summit in which she had participated in. Merkel’s voice boomed the sound of discontent stating, “the times when we could completely rely on others are, to an extent, over.” “… I …

Prince Harry Hosts “Friend” Barack Obama

Prince Harry hosted former US president Barack Obama at Kensington Palace on Saturday. According to a statement tweeted by the palace they discussed a range of topics including support for veterans, mental health, conservation, empowering young people and the work of their respective foundations. “Barack Obama also offered his condolences to the victims of the …

Trump Son-In-Law Contacts With Russians Were Undisclosed

Seven current and former U.S. officials told Reuters, U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and close adviser, Jared Kushner, had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States during and after the 2016 presidential campaign. Two of the sources said those contacts included two phone calls between April and November …