Michael Horowitz to go before Senate judiciary committee to discuss report that found FBI inquiry into 2016 Trump campaign was justifiedHelp us cover the critical issues of 2020. Consider making a contribution 2.59pm GMT At a rally in Hershey, Pennsylvania last night, Donald Trump spent a few minutes doing what has become a standard gag at his rallies: Mocking former FBI lawyer Lisa Page and former FBI agent Peter Strzok, the text messages of whom Trump says is evidence of a “deep state”.
To the cheers and laughs of his supporters, Trump pretended to be Page and Strzok. “I love you so much Lisa, please” he cooed onstage as his supporters roared with laughter. Trump took it a step further and said that Strzok had to get a restraining order against Page because he couldn’t stay away from her. “I don’t know if it’s true. The fake news will never report on it,” Trump said, encouraging boos from his supporters. A source close to Page told the Daily Beast that the allegation of the restraining order “is absolutely untrue”.
2.44pm GMT Here’s the official pic from the closed-door meeting that Donald Trump had with Sergey Lavrov, Russia’s foreign minister. Lavrov at a joint press conference with secretary of state Mike Pompeo said “we have highlighted once again that all speculation about our alleged interference in domestic processes in the US are baseless. There are no facts that would support that.”The reward for systematically interfering in a US election? An Oval Office visit. pic.twitter.com/OPeMqwSBnw Continue reading…
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Author : Lauren Aratani in New York
Publish date : 2019-12-11 14:59:48
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