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Trump lawyer says president not informed he is under investigation

Trump lawyer says president not informed he is under investigation

Published 18/06/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump walks to the White House in Washington, U.S. following his arrival from Camp David June 18, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

One of President Donald Trump's personal lawyers said in television interviews on Sunday that the president was not under investigation for obstruction of justice, but when pressed on the assertion, said he was not certain.

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U.S. attorney general dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats

U.S. attorney general dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats

Published 14/06/2017

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday denounced as a "detestable lie" the idea he colluded with Russians meddling in the 2016 election, and he clashed with Democratic lawmakers over his refusal to detail his conversations with President Donald Trump.

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Ex-FBI chief Comey tells U.S. senators Trump pressured him on Russia probe

Ex-FBI chief Comey tells U.S. senators Trump pressured him on Russia probe

Published 08/06/2017

FILE PHOTO - FBI Director James Comey waits to testify to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on 'Russia's intelligence activities' on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. January 10, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo

Former FBI Director James Comey said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump asked him to drop an investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn as part of a probe into Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

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