Top News Today – Jared Kushner And The Russian Connection

When it comes to Donald Trump, it seems all roads continuously lead back to Russia. Just ask Jared Kushner.

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Yes, the totally inexperienced White House advisor and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner is under fire for attempting to create a secret back-channel between the Trump camp and Russia — while he was a private citizen. His actions beg the question: What exactly did the Trump team wish to secretly discuss with Russia that required a clandestine back-channel?

Trump's Communications Director Resigns

Mike Dubke, President Trump’s communications director, has resigned, ABC News has learned.

Dubke, 47, who had been tasked with helping to shape the president's message, only served at his administration post for about three months.

He resigned May 18 but offered to stay on in his post until the end of the president's first foreign trip, ABC News has learned.…

Rats, sinking ships, and all that. Or, this could just be the beginning of a much larger White House staff shake up.

Trump's Behavior in Europe Has Made the World Cringe. Here's What's Really on the Line at the G7.

Update, May 27, 2017: The G7 broke with tradition to release an unusual statement where six nations reaffirmed the Paris climate agreement, without the US. “The United States of America is in the process of reviewing its policies on climate change and on the Paris Agreement and thus is not in a position to join the consensus on these topics,” the communiqué reads.

Congresul SUA cere retragerea trupelor militare ruse de pe teritoriul R.Moldova

Congresul Statelor Unite a aprobat un proiect de lege care conține o cerere repetată în adresa Federației Ruse de a-și retrage trupele militare din regiunea transnistreană.
Proiectul are drept scop diminuarea influenței Rusiei în Asia și Europa.
În urma aprobării proiectului de lege a fost propusă crearea fondului de contracarare a influenței ruse, de care ar putea beneficia și Republica Moldova.

John Kerry's Advice for Having an Impact in the Government? Learn Russian

Former Secretary of State and Sen. John Kerry made a commencement speech at the Harvard Kennedy School on Thursday, and he had no shortage of jokes for the eager crowd.

He began by referencing “fake news” and then saying that his greatest regret was not having Alec Baldwin do an impression of him on “Saturday Night Live”, or Melissa McCarthy for that matter.

Then Kerry revealed his big joke and his message for the graduating class:

There are many reasons to oppose a Mike Pence presidency—but his skill at lying is the biggest

On Oct. 3 2016, Mike Pence took to the stage for his first and only US vice presidential debate—and calmly lied through his teeth about Donald Trump for 90 minutes. He lied about whether Trump had said more countries should have nuclear weapons. He lied about Trump saying he wanted to punish women who had abortions. He lied about Trump defending dictators. He lied about Trump doing business with Russia.

How Trump’s Budget Would Affect Every Part of Government

Government programs from Medicaid to the National Institutes of Health would be cut substantially under the budget proposed by the White House on Tuesday. Even military spending would make few gains over 10 years.

Here are some of the changes over 10 years, compared with projected spending under current law, according to a Times analysis:

Ex-C.I.A. Chief Reveals Mounting Concern Over Trump Campaign and Russia

John O. Brennan, the former director the C.I.A., testified during a House Intelligence Committee hearing on Tuesday in Washington. Credit Al Drago/The New York Times
WASHINGTON — John O. Brennan, the former C.I.A. director, described on Tuesday a nerve-fraying few months last year as American authorities realized that the presidential election was under attack and feared that Donald J. Trump’s campaign might be aiding that fight.