chris morvant

7 Flips | 1 Magazine | 2 Likes | 1 Following | 1 Follower | @chrismorvant | Keep up with chris morvant on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “chris morvant”

FBI refused White House request to knock down recent Trump-Russia stories

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The FBI rejected a recent White House request to publicly knock down media reports about communications between Donald Trump's associates and Russians known to US intelligence during the 2016 presidential campaign, multiple US officials briefed on the matter tell CNN.<p>But a White …

Donald Trump

Trump slams intel officials, media over Flynn and Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday blamed the media and "illegally leaked" intelligence information for bringing down his national …

Michael Flynn resigns as national security adviser

Michael Flynn, the national security adviser to President Trump, resigned late Monday over revelations about his potentially illegal contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States, and his misleading statements about the matter to senior Trump administration officials.<p>Flynn stepped down …

Donald Trump

Four key Republicans could vote against Puzder for labor secretary

Andrew Puzder, the fast-food executive whom President Trump nominated to be labor secretary, emerged Monday as Democrats’ last, best hope of defeating one of Trump’s Cabinet choices as four key Republicans are on the fence about his nomination.<p>The unenthusiastic reception from the Republican …

The American Tradition of Protest Is Under Attack in Trump's United States

This week in the laboratories of democracy.<p><i>(Permanent Musical Accompaniment To This Post)</i><p><i>Being our semi-regular weekly survey of what's goin' down in the several states where, as we know, the real work off governmentin' gets done, and where to live outside the law you must be honest.</i><p>Events …

Trump executive order: US judge temporarily halts deportations

<b>A US judge has issued a temporary halt to the deportation of visa holders or refugees stranded at airports after President Donald Trump issued an order barring entry to them for 90 days.</b><p>The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a case in response to the order issued on Friday.<p>The White House …

Trump defends refugee policy amid lawsuits and protests

President Trump and aides spent Sunday defending their ban on refugees from seven Middle East countries as a counter-terrorism measure, all in the face of lawsuits, congressional criticism, and mass protests across the United States.<p>"Our country needs strong borders and extreme vetting, NOW," Trump …