Comey to testify publicly about Trump confrontations

Fired FBI director James Comey plans to testify publicly in the Senate as early as next week to confirm bombshell accusations that President Donald Trump pressured him to end his investigation into a top Trump aide’s ties to Russia, a source close to the issue said Wednesday.

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Clinton headlines events for groups troubled by Trump

Clinton, who is beginning to chart her post-2016 election life with a series of speeches and a new book, will first headline a Women for Women International event, where the former first lady will sit down for a conversation moderated by CNN Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour.

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First on CNN: Trump administration ending Michelle Obama’s girls education program

The “Let Girls Learn” program, which she and President Barack Obama started in 2015 to facilitate educational opportunities for adolescent girls in developing countries, will cease operation immediately, according to an internal document obtained by CNN.

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House oversight committee starts Flynn review

Members of the House oversight committee are set to review the first batch of documents in response to their probe into whether President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, properly disclosed payments from foreign governments on his security clearance application.

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Sources: US prepares charges against WikiLeaks’ Assange

The Justice Department investigation of Assange and WikiLeaks dates to at least 2010, when the site first gained wide attention for posting thousands of files stolen by the former US Army intelligence analyst now known as Chelsea Manning. Prosecutors have struggled with whether the First Amendment precluded the prosecution of Assange, but now believe they have found a way to move forward.

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Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump hit the slopes again

The couple celebrated Passover at the Four Seasons Whistler in Canada, according to an article and exclusive photo in Jewish Insider. Ivanka Trump, decked out in a red ski suit with fur trim, is pictured on her phone, grabbing some matzoh from a buffet. The photo was taken Monday, according to the publication.

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Classified docs contradict Nunes surveillance claims, GOP and Dem sources say

After a review of the same intelligence reports brought to light by House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes, both Republican and Democratic lawmakers and aides have so far found no evidence that Obama administration officials did anything unusual or illegal, multiple sources in both parties tell CNN.

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Democrats’ chances of flipping GOP House seats in 5 special elections, ranked

Four of those seats were vacated by Republicans picked by Trump for Cabinet posts. Democrats’ hopes are highest for a closely-watched race in Georgia — and the party is keeping its eyes on Montana, too. Republicans, meanwhile, are confident they’ll hold onto districts in Kansas and South Carolina.

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Trump unhappy Kushner went skiing as health care floundered

Along with this wife, Ivanka Trump, another key cog in the president’s inner circle, Kushner was on vacation, skiing with family in the posh Colorado town of Aspen. Paparazzi caught Jared and Ivanka taking leisurely strolls, enjoying ice cream cones with their three kids and winding their way down the slopes.

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