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Mueller is turning up the heat on Jared Kushner

  • President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner has reportedly landed in Mueller’s crosshairs.
  • Mueller’s team has begun to question witnesses about some of Kushner’s conversations and meetings with foreign leaders during the transition.
  • Investigators are also homing in on Kushner’s role in pushing Trump to fire former FBI Director James Comey in May.

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White House insiders paint a grim picture of Trump’s increasingly volatile behavior

  • Some White House insiders and close associates of President Donald Trump have expressed concern about Trump’s behavior of late.
  • Ongoing feuds with members of his own party have isolated Trump as he struggles to implement his agenda.
  • Trump’s public fights on social media have only grown more intense including with members of his own party.
  • Trump has reportedly found himself isolated in a White House that’s far more subdued under the direction of chief of staff John Kelly.

A cadre of White House insiders and close associates of President Donald Trump have painted a grim picture of an increasingly volatile Trump, who in the last few weeks has found himself at the center of near-constant battles that have frequently spilled out into the public.

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Here’s who Trump should pick as the next FBI director

A former FBI agent with more than two decades of service told Business Insider in a recent interview that they believed Fran Townsend, President George W. Bush’s homeland security adviser, would be a great choice for the bureau’s next director.

The former agent, who spoke on background to provide their candid thoughts on the fallout of President Donald Trump’s bombshell firing of FBI Director James Comey last week, said Townsend would check off a lot of boxes for Trump.

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Donald Trump ‘has 60% chance’ of being impeached after James Comey firing

Donald Trump’s firing of FBI director James Comey has seen the odds on his impeachment slashed to their shortest ever price.

Bookmaker Paddy Power said its odds reflected a 60 per cent chance of the billionaire being impeached during his first term in office.

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Vladimir Putin is having a late career resurgence—in the hockey rink

“We have nothing to do with that.”

Vladimir Putin was put on the spot by an American reporter in Russia last night, asked to comment about US president Donald Trump’s abrupt firing of FBI chief James Comey the day before. Given the controversy about alleged Russian meddling in the recent US election—the subject of a high-profile FBI investigation—it was a fair question to ask the Russian leader.

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Trump-Russia investigation: Michael Flynn ordered to hand over papers

A US Senate panel investigating Russian interference in last year’s election has issued a rare formal demand for documents from President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser.

Michael Flynn has failed to voluntarily co-operate with the investigation, the Senate Intelligence Committee says.

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Interview: Richard Dearlove—I spy nationalism

A former head of MI6 says that, though the White House commands our attention, Europe is the greater worry.

Richard Dearlove frowned at the coffee pot on the table before him, as he pondered the phenomenon of Donald Trump. “I think he’s very strongly nationalist,” he said, pouring himself a small cup. The room, at a discreet location in central London, was large and empty of other people, its walls lined with 19th-century portraits. Is Trump the start of something worrying, I asked. “I think it depends on how fundamental this shift in politics in the US and other countries is,” he replied, speaking slowly. “I think the jury’s out on how far it is going to go.”

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