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Exclusive: Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians – sources

(Media Release) Michael Flynn and other advisers to Donald Trump’s campaign were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last seven months of the 2016 presidential race, current and former U.S. officials familiar with the exchanges told Reuters. The previously undisclosed interactions form […]

Comment: Trump’s presidency is beginning to unravel

Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not represent the views of  Free-Pr-Online.com. (Media Release)  ( free-pr-online.com) Think of the intelligence community and its fragile array of secret relationships as a china shop. Think of President Trump as a bull, restless and undisciplined. For months, […]

Trump asked FBI’s Comey to drop Flynn inquiry – reports

(Media Release) President Donald Trump asked FBI chief James Comey to drop an inquiry into links between his ex-national security adviser and Russia, US media report. “I hope you can let this go,” Mr Trump reportedly told Mr Comey after a White House meeting in February, according to a memo written by the ex-FBI director. […]

Emmanuel Macron: French president-elect to fight ‘forces of division’

(Media Release) Emmanuel Macron has vowed to fight “the forces of division that undermine France” after easily winning the run-off election for the French presidency. The centrist candidate, 39, defeated the far right’s Marine Le Pen, winning 66.1% of the vote to her 33.9%. Acknowledging his victory, Mr Macron told supporters he wanted to ensure […]

Comey defends Clinton choice; says he had limited options

(Media Release) WASHINGTON – FBI Director James Comey told Congress that revealing the reopening of the Hillary Clinton email probe just before Election Day came down to a painful, complicated choice between “really bad” and “catastrophic” options. He said he’d felt “mildly nauseous” to think he might have tipped the election outcome but in hindsight […]

France election: Le Pen accused of plagiarising Fillon

(Media Release) ( free-pr-online.com) French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has been accused of plagiarising defeated rival François Fillon in a speech she delivered on Monday. Several sections of her speech in Villepinte, north of Paris, appear to repeat almost word-for-word comments Mr Fillon made in an address on 15 April. An official of her National […]

Ex-U.S. ambassadors blast Trump on Canada

(Media Release) WASHINGTON – A pair of former American ambassadors to Canada have criticized what they call unhelpful and counter-productive remarks from U.S. President Donald Trump about the northern neighbour. Barack Obama’s last envoy to Ottawa said publicly wailing about grievances actually makes it harder to resolve all the inevitable, routine trade irritants that pop up […]

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