{FD} Senate Dem Mark Warner warns Trump of ‘significant consequences’ if Mueller fired

The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee delivered a dramatic speech Wednesday on the floor of the Senate to warn President Trump of “immediate and significant consequences” if he takes any action to remove Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

{FD} Trump pats McConnell on the back over tax bill’s Senate passage

President Trump gave Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell a public pat on the back Wednesday, after the Senate approved the final version of Republicans’ tax reform package – setting aside past feuds with the GOP leader over health care and other issues.

{FD} Trump allies ripping Mueller while president cooperates, but are they going too far?

Two decades ago, Bill Clinton and his allies launched a fierce attack on Ken Starr, trying to discredit the special prosecutor as he gathered evidence and ultimately got the president to admit to a grand jury that he’d had a sexual relationship with Monica Lewinsky.

{FD} Lawmaker demands investigation into report Obama WH undermined anti-Hezbollah task force

A Republican congressman urged the House to look into a report the Obama administration held up a Drug Enforcement Administration task force’s investigation into Hezbollah’s drug-trafficking and money-laundering operations, all to ensure the Iran nuclear deal remained on track.

{FD} Trump unveils national security strategy: ‘America is going to win’

President Trump on Monday unveiled a national security strategy that enshrines his “America First” approach into U.S. policy, stressing American strength and economic security and putting rivals like China and Russia on notice.

{FD} Trump national security strategy restores reference to ‘jihadist’ terror threat

President Trump’s National Security Strategy, set to be unveiled in a major address Monday afternoon, restores references to the “jihadist” terror threat – in a tacit rebuke to the Obama-era decision to avoid such language.

{FD} Obama administration undermined anti-Hezbollah task force to help secure Iran nuke deal, report says

The Obama administration gave a free pass to Hezbollah’s drug-trafficking and money-laundering operations — some of which were unfolding inside the U.S. — to help ensure the Iran nuclear deal would stay on track, according to a bombshell exposé in Politico Sunday.

{FD} Trump: I have no plans to fire Robert Mueller over Russia investigation

President Trump said Sunday night that he has no plans to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller, dispelling a “rumor” that he intends to get rid of Mueller in an apparent attempt to end the Justice Department’s Russia collusion probe.

{FD} House Oversight panel won’t look into request from Trump lawyer on how Mueller team obtained transition documents

The House Oversight Committee said Sunday that it will not fulfill a request this weekend by a lawyer for the Trump presidential transition team to look into whether Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office inappropriately obtained transition documents as part of its Russia probe, saying the matter should be decided by the courts.