Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States is prepared to find a common ground with Russia.Pompeo held continued talks with his Russian counterparts in Sochi, Russia Sunday, in an effort to tackle issues affecting both nations.
President Trump’s personal attorney is firing back at former FBI Director James Comey, for his recent comments on Attorney General William Barr. Taking to Twitter late Friday, Rudy Giuliani undermined Comey’s opinion, saying “no one really respects him, or wants to hear from him”. Giuliani went on to slam Comey’s previous position at the FBI, saying he abused his power while violating DOJ ethics.
Ohio Congressman Jim Jordan is feeling vindicated in the wake of a new report, about the sexual abuse scandal at Ohio State University. Friday’s report shows there is no evidence that he, or any other assistant coaches, knew about the allegations of abuse.Jordan said the findings confirm everything he’s said all along.After speaking to hundreds of witnesses, investigators confirmed Richard Strauss, a long-time doctor at the university, sexually abused close to 200 male athletes from 1979 to 1996.
The U.S. drug czar is planning a trip to China later in the year, to ensure the country is enforcing its new laws and regulations on fentanyl production.James Carroll announced Friday he will head to the communist nation, to make sure it’s living up to its promises.Last month China announced it would regulate all fentanyl-related drugs as a controlled substance, amid pressure from Washington.
A newborn baby remains in critical condition after two Chicago women attempt to forcibly remove him from his mother’s stomach, resulting in her death.On Friday, 46-year-old Clarisa Figueroa and her daughter Desiree Figueroa were charged with the murder of 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez. The women are accused of strangling Ochoa-Lopez, before they “forcibly removed” her baby with a butcher’s knife, hoping to raise the child as their own.
President Trump recently addressed the National Association of Realtors’ annual legislative meetings and trade expo in Washington, D.C.
Attorney General William Barr said he wants to make sure the Russia investigation was done properly. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal Friday, Barr said his own review of the probe, which examines Russian interference in the 2016 election, will be focused on intelligence gathering efforts prior to the formal FBI inquiry in July 2016.
An illegal immigrant from Kenya is facing murder chargers in connection with the killings of a dozen women in Texas.
New evidence has suggested the Obama-era White House was more involved with Hillary Clinton’s email scandal than previously thought.