FLYNN TAKES THE FIFTH: FORMER NSA ADVISOR WILL FIGHT SENATE SUBPOENA, SAY REPORTS

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former national security adviser Michael Flynn is planning to refuse a Senate subpoena to testify and will invoke the Fifth Amendment, say published reports. Flynn, who was fired as president Donald Trump’s NSA advisor after it was uncovered he had failed to disclose communications he had Russia officials, received a subpoena from…

FULL TRANSCRIPT OF PRESIDENT TRUMP’S SUNDAY SPEECH TO MUSLIM LEADERS

“I want to thank King Salman for his extraordinary words, and the magnificent Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for hosting today’s summit. I am honored to be received by such gracious hosts. I have always heard about the splendor of your country and the kindness of your citizens, but words do not do justice to the…

BECKEL GETS THE BOOT: FOX FIRES LIBERAL COMMENTATOR AFTER ALLEGED RACIST REMARK

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Outspoken liberal commentator Bob Beckel has been fired from the Fox News network after reportedly making a racist remark to a fellow co-worker, the network announced on Friday. “Bob Beckel was terminated today for making an insensitive remark to an African-American employee,” a network spokesperson said in a short statement. Beckel,…

THE ART OF THE DEAL: TRUMP ANNOUNCES PLANS TO RENEGOTIATE NAFTA

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Despite the controversies surrounding the White House this week, president Trump says he plans on sticking to business as usual when it comes to making America great again and that includes, he says, renegotiating NAFTA. Following up on his campaign promise to do so, the president notified Congress on Thursday that he…

PRESIDENT PENCE? VP LAUNCHES SUPER PAC AS RUMORS OF IMPEACHMENT SWIRL

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As his boss faces increasing backlash over reports of his alleged ties to Russia, Vice president Mike Pence filed papers on Thursday to launch a political action committee of his own. The announcement comes just one day after the justice department announced it had appointed a special prosecutor to look into whether…

U.S. STRIKES ASSAD: TRUMP ORDERS HIT ON SYRIA AT IRAQI BORDER

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered a fresh round of airstrikes against pro-Assad troops in Syria after rogue forces repeatedly ignored warnings from both coalition and Russian forces, says a defense spokesperson. The forces came within a 34-mile defensive zone around the al-Tanf base in southern Syria, according to the latest reports….

‘FAKE NEWS’: PRESIDENT DENIES WRONGDOING IN COMMUNICATION WITH RUSSIA; CALLS INFORMATION EXCHANGED WITH RUSSIAN OFFICIALS ‘WHOLLY APPROPRIATE’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump came out swinging this morning in response to a Washington Post report on Monday that he provided classified information to Russia during a meeting last week at the White House (https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/trump-revealed-highly-classified-information-to-russian-foreign-minister-and-ambassador/2017/05/15/530c172a-3960-11e7-9e48-c4f199710b69_story.html?utm_term=.57d4272b0b7b). “As President I wanted to share with Russia (at an openly scheduled W.H. meeting) which I have the…