Donald Trump Jr. releases exchanges with WikiLeaks:
Donald Trump Jr. has released exchanges he had with the WikiLeaks Twitter account via direct messages during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Trump Jr. tweeted the exchange shortly after The Atlantic first reported on the correspondence, writing: “Here is the entire chain of messages with @wikileaks (with my whopping 3 responses) which one of the congressional committees has chosen to selectively leak. How ironic!”
Jimmy Fallon on the death of his mother: ‘She was the best audience’:
Jimmy Fallon returned to “The Tonight Show” Monday night with a heavy heart following the death of his mother last week.
“As some of you know, my mother, Gloria, passed away recently,” a very emotional Fallon said at the top of his broadcast on Monday. “She was the best audience. She was the one I was always trying to make laugh. She was such a fan of the show, and everything I did.”
Fallon’s mother died at the age of 68on Nov. 4.This led to the “Tonight Show” canceling all of last week’s scheduled shows and replacing them with reruns.
Fallon told a story Monday night about how his mother would hold his hand as a kid, and would squeeze three times and tell him that she loved him.
Green Beret killed by SEALs after he uncovered alleged theft:
CNN has not independently verified the information in Saturday’s article, which the Daily Beast attributes to “five members of the special-operations community who were not cleared to speak publicly.”
DOJ will consider new special counsel on Clinton Foundation:
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has asked senior federal prosecutors to “evaluate certain issues” presented by House Republicans, including alleged ties between the Clinton Foundation and the sale of Uranium One.
The Obama-era sale of the Canadian uranium mining company to Russia’s Atomic Energy Agency, Rosatom, is already being investigated by House Republicans. The deal was approved in 2010, when Hillary Clinton was secretary of state. Although the claims have not been proven, some Republicans, including President Donald Trump, have alleged that Russian interestssought to donate to the Clinton Foundation to persuade Clinton to support the deal.
In a letter to House judiciary committee chairman Bob Goodlatte, assistant attorney general Stephen Boyd said the senior prosecutors will make recommendations to the attorney general and deputy general on whether “any matters not currently under investigation should be opened, whether any matters currently under investigation require further resources, or whether any merit the appointment of a special counsel.”
Trump asked Xi to look at cases of UCLA basketball players:
US President Donald Trump said hepersonally asked Chinese President Xi Jinping to help in the case of three American college basketball players accused of shoplifting last week.