Lieberman drops out of FBI director race
Former US Senator Joe Lieberman withdrew from consideration as FBI director Thursday after President Donald Trump chose a lawyer from the same law firm where Lieberman worked to advise him on the deepening Russia scandal.
'Trump scandals no issue for Saudi'
Khaled al-Falih, minister of energy, industry and mineral resources, told AFP on the sidelines of summits between Trump and Muslim leaders from around the world.
Fired FBI chief Comey to testify publicly in Congress
The reports came just as Trump flew to Saudi Arabia to kick off his first foreign trip as US leader -- highlighting how the controversy over his team's alleged links to Moscow is dogging his fledgling presidency.
US House speaker calls for caution, 'facts' on Trump crises
House Speaker Paul Ryan on Wednesday warned against "rushing to judgment" over embattled President Donald Trump, stressing that US lawmakers need to establish the facts before considering next steps.
Trump sees 'fast' decision over new FBI director
Trump's administration -- embroiled in a deepening crisis over the sacking and its shifting explanation of events -- is interviewing the first candidates for the post on Saturday, US media reported.
The players in Trump's Russia scandal
The shock dismissal of the FBI chief James Comey has triggered days of turmoil in Washington and thrust the spotlight back onto allegations that Donald Trump's campaign colluded with a Russian bid to sway last year's presidential election.
FBI's Comey says won't dwell on sacking, will "be fine"
Former FBI director James Comey says in a farewell letter to colleagues that he will "be fine," and won't dwell on how he was fired by President Donald Trump, CNN reported Wednesday.
Trump turns on critics over FBI chief firing
President Donald Trump lashed out at his critics in a fresh Twitter attack Wednesday after his unprecedented firing of FBI chief James Comey.