Hinting at secret tapes, Trump warns ousted FBI director to back off!

Hinting at secret tapes, Trump warns ousted FBI director to back off!

WASHINGTON (AP) — Raging against a political firestorm, President Donald Trump on Friday shot a sharp warning at his ousted FBI director about possible “tapes” of their disputed private conversations, raising the provocative possibility that recording devices have been installed in the White House. Trump’s top spokesman refused to comment on whether listening devices are

US Officials: Info suggests Trump associates may have coordinated with Russians

US Officials: Info suggests Trump associates may have coordinated with Russians

Washington (CNN)The FBI has information that indicates associates of President Donald Trump communicated with suspected Russian operatives to possibly coordinate the release of information damaging to Hillary Clinton’s campaign, US officials told CNN. This is partly what FBI Director James Comey was referring to when he made a bombshell announcement Monday before Congress that the

White House issues gag order to officials on budget details

White House issues gag order to officials on budget details

WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House is instructing Cabinet heads and agency officials what to tell and not tell Congress about the last week’s proposed budget. The order by White House budget director Mick Mulvaney says administration officials should not provide any further details about the budget plan beyond what was in the 53-page document.

White House defends contacts with FBI over Russia reports

White House defends contacts with FBI over Russia reports

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Friday defended chief of staff Reince Priebus against accusations he breached a government firewall when he asked FBI Director James Comey to publicly dispute media reports that Trump campaign advisers had been frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents. President Donald Trump’s spokesman, Sean Spicer, argued Priebus had

Electronic media searches at border crossings raise worry

Electronic media searches at border crossings raise worry

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy rights are concerned that U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents are searching the phones and other digital devices of international travelers at border checkpoints in U.S. airports. The issue gained attention recently after at least three travelers, including a Canadian journalist, spoke out