Donald Trump: Could the US president pardon himself?

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Trump says he has “complete power to pardon” Amid relentless scrutiny over possible ties between his presidential campaign and Russia, an extraordinary suggestion has emerged – that Donald Trump could pardon himself or his family. The Washington Post reported that Mr Trump inquired about the scope of his power…

Anthony Scaramucci reportedly refers to Sean Spicer as Melissa McCarthy

Sean Spicer. Win McNamee/Getty Images New White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci referred to former press secretary Sean Spicer as Melissa McCarthy to people within the White House, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. The Journal’s report cited several Trump administration officials in its claim. McCarthy gained wide critical acclaim for her portrayal of…

Most Americans prefer diplomacy to military action on Korean Peninsula nuclear issue: poll – Xinhua | English.news.cn

Most Americans prefer diplomacy to military action on Korean Peninsula nuclear issue: poll Source: Xinhua 2017-07-23 01:39:05 Combo photo shows U.S. President Donald Trump (L) in Washington D.C., the United States, July 12, 2017 and Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in Pyongyang on June 6, 2017. (Xinhua)…

Democrats herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill

A view through a construction fence shows the Kremlin towers and St. Basil’s Cathedral in central Moscow, Russia, July 1, 2016. This week a bipartisan group of House and Senate negotiators have reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow. Photo By Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters. WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats announced Saturday that…