Trump defends call to Putin, White House hunts for leaker
13:40, Mar 24, 2018
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A prominent Washington DC lawyer who specializes in national security and free speech-often of current or former federal employees-has offered his firm's services on a pro-bono basis for any White House staffer who signed a nondisclosure agreement (NDA) at President Donald Trump's urging.
"Getting along with Russian Federation (and others) is a good thing, not a bad thing", Trump said, adding that Russian Federation can "help solve problems" from North Korea to "the coming Arms Race". John McCain, who strongly condemned the call in a statement on Tuesday, saying an American president shouldn't congratulate "dictators on winning sham elections".
The agreements stipulated officials could face monetary penalties if they disclosed confidential White House information to the press or others, and were meant to remain in effect after Trump was no longer president, according to the report.
Intelligence officials have determined Russian Federation interfered in the U.S.' 2016 presidential election.
The Associated Pressreported in June 2016 that "Trump requires almost everyone to sign legally binding nondisclosure agreements prohibiting them from releasing any confidential or disparaging information about the real estate mogul, his family or his companies".
Update: Updated with White House denial.
"[Trump White House turnover] is double the rate of the Obama and Bush White Houses at the end of their first years in office", said director of undergraduate studies and professor in the Texas A&M Department of Political Science Joe Ura. "President Trump will gladly speak with the leader of Venezuela as soon as democracy is restored in that country". The US, and not President Trump, would also be responsible for enforcing the agreements, said law professors Heidi Kitrosser of the University of Minnesota and Mark Fenster of the University of Florida.
What they didn't discuss on Tuesday was noteworthy as well: Trump did not raise Russia's meddling in the USA elections or its suspected involvement in the recent poisoning of a former spy in Britain. What about former White House officials who had access to secret information? "It didn't come up on today's call".
It said they had also discussed Syria, Ukraine and North Korea, and spoken about strengthening economic links between the two countries. Sanders insisted that the administration has scolded Putin at the appropriate times.
I am hopeful that the precedents being set in the Trump administration will not be too precedential.
The White House had said Monday that it was "not surprised by the outcome" of Sunday's presidential election in Russian Federation and that no congratulatory call was planned. Many others, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, sent congratulatory telegrams.
Cynthia Nixon extolled her NY roots in a video announcing her candidacy for governor. "Women have to lead and speak up", she said. She also accuses Cuomo of allowing NY to become "the most unequal state in the country" when it comes to income.
The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in New York City, claims Cyrus' megahit borrows from Flourgon's 1988 song, " We Run Things ". Now: " We Run Things ", which is a great song, sounds absolutely nothing like "We Can't Stop ", which is not.
Leeds City Council said gritters had been treating roads overnight and road crews were mobilised to clear drifting on high routes. The M25 was gridlocked on Saturday between junctions 17 and 18 anti-clockwise after an air ambulance was called in to a crash.
With the series now level at 1-1, the Cape Town Test - beginning Thursday March 22 - looms as a pivotal match in the series. De Villiers scored an unbeaten 126 in South Africa's first innings, turning the match in the space of 146 balls.
In her decision allowing the lawsuit to move forward, Justice Jennifer Schecter cited the 1997 Supreme Court case Clinton v. Constitution because it's too much of a distraction for the nation's chief executive to face civil claims in state court.
Jarred by the treatment of former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , whom the president fired by tweet on Tuesday morning, Mr. McMaster as his National Security Adviser and was actively discussing potential replacements, The Washington Post reported .
PAOK are third in the Greek top flight and the win would have taken them to within two points of leaders AEK. However, following the protestations of AEK players, the goal was chalked off by referee Giorgios Kominis.
Perez said authorities don't expect to find additional victims but will go through the rubble once more as a precaution. Police said four vehicles are believed to be still under the collapsed bridge and more bodies may be recovered.
Explaining the events leading up to the second attack within four hours of the first, Deputy Inspector General of CRPF M. Dinakaran told IANS: "Generally, we never take the same routes after such attacks".
Florida State Upsets Xavier
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January In March… Still Watching Mid-Week Storm
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Nintendo Switch Is Not Getting Sega Genesis Collection
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Frank de Boer Responds to Jose Mourinho's Comments
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Nate Solder contract details with New York Giants
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WR Jordy Nelson Released By Green Bay Packers
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Taylor Swift is invisible in 'Delicate' music video
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Oklahoma makes March Madness as No. 10 seed
The Cowgirls' three senior starters - Kaylee Jensen, Mandy Coleman and Loryn Goodwin - will get one last shot at the Big Dance. It went 10-6 in the ACC before getting upset by Virginia Tech in the first round of the ACC Tournament on March 1.