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CIA Director Pompeo denies agency hides intelligence from Trump

CIA Director Mike Pompeo on Thursday denied allegations that the agency was hiding intelligence from President Trump. Pompeo called reports that the agency was keeping intelligence from Trump “dead wrong.” He added that the reports damage the “integrity of thousands of professional intelligence officers.” “The CIA does not, has not, and will never hide intelligence

Trump touts prospects for ‘great’ Mideast peace deal, prods Netanyahu on settlements

President Trump touted the prospects for a “great peace deal” in the Middle East while meeting Wednesday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as both leaders sought to reaffirm their countries’ alliance and turn the page on years of tensions between the Israeli leader and Trump’s predecessor. The U.S. president, starting early on the negotiations,

Spicer accuses media of ‘false reporting’ in fiery briefing

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer angrily accused the media Saturday of “false reporting” on the inauguration as part of what he called a “shameful” attempt to minimize enthusiasm for President Trump, beginning his tenure as the administration’s top spokesman on a combative note. Spicer summoned the press to the briefing room at the end

New Trump CIA Director: Let’s Dump The Iran Deal

Donald Trump’s pick to be the new director of the CIA, Rep. Mike Pompeo, has minced no words about the Iran nuclear deal. Trump has called the deal “the worst deal ever negotiated,” but within days of his election there were rumors that he seemed to be backtracking on tearing the deal up. In October,

Lawmaker: Benghazi investigation is ‘incredibly active’

Rudy Takala,  The House probe into Benghazi is “incredibly active,” according to a congressman involved with the investigation, even though the committee hasn’t sought to put much of its work before the media. “We determined early on that the best way to get to the bottom of this situation, to determine what really occurred in

BREAKING: œSelect Committee Benghazi Investigation Officially Launches

 The Benghazi Select Committee is beginning their investigation of the Benghazi terror attack, and they have overwhelming support from the American people. Trey Gowdy’s committee is full of experienced prosecutors, and they have a list of unanswered questions that they are determined to find answers for. The Republicans on the committee have met a couple

First order for Benghazi committee members: drawing up attack timeline

Members of the Republican-led Benghazi select committee are getting down to work, with the first order of business a detailed timeline of the attack. But it already is apparent to some committee members that previous investigations, including the State Department review known as the Accountability Review Board, were not as exhaustive as the administration claimed.