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Google's 'no-show' in Congress adds to its political headache

Sep 11, 2018 - 11:48 AM

'You have to feed the beast. At the end of the day, it's better to be there and engage than it is to not be there and hope you avoid some tough questions,' says president of US think tank, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

GOOGLE. The seat for Alphabet (Google) CEO Larry Page sits empty as Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on September 5, 2018. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP

Trump son to testify before U.S. Senate panel

Jul 20, 2017 - 7:37 AM

It put Trump s son and son in law at the center of a burgeoning scandal involving multiple US investigations into whether Trump associates colluded with Moscow in its efforts to tilt the 2016 election

UNDER SCRUTINY. This file photo taken on January 17, 2017 shows Donald Trump Jr. arriving at Trump Tower in New York. John Moore/Getty Images North America/AFP

U.S. attorney general next in scandal's spotlight

Jun 11, 2017 - 10:32 AM

UPDATED US Attorney General Jeff Sessions announces his decision in a letter Saturday June 10 in which he referred to remarks made by fired FBI director James Comey

JEFF SESSIONS. This file photo taken on June 10, 2016 shows Sen. Jeff Sessions, (R-AL), as he delivers remarks during the Faith and Freedom Coalition conference in Washington, DC. Photo by Molly Riley/ AFP

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Jun 09, 2017 - 11:00 AM

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Comey slams White House 'lies' in blockbuster testimony

Jun 08, 2017 - 10:38 PM

4th UPDATE During almost 3 hours of blockbuster sworn testimony to a Senate panel Comey describes himself as stunned by Trump s very disturbing and very concerning behavior during several private meetings

UNLOADING. Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, June 8, 2017. Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Trump will not block ex-FBI director's testimony

Jun 06, 2017 - 8:10 AM

The White House had floated the idea that Trump could invoke executive privilege to protect the confidentiality of presidential discussions

FACING THE HOUSE. In this file photo, then-FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Judiciary Committee September 28, 2016 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee/Getty Images/AFP

Fired FBI chief Comey to testify publicly in Congress

May 20, 2017 - 8:01 AM

Senator Mark Warner of the Senate Intelligence Committee is hoping ex FBI director James Comey s testimony will answer questions President Donald Trump have dismissed

TESTIMONY. JAMES COMEY. Ex-FBI Director James Comey gestures as National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers looks on during the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on Russian actions during the 2016 election campaign on March 20. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

US Senate intel panel plans probe into Russia spying

Jan 14, 2017 - 4:49 PM

US intelligence agencies allege that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a covert effort to interfere in the election to boost Trump and harm his opponent Democrat Hillary Clinton

US ELECTIONS. Trump image from Gary Coronado/EPA and Clinton image from Shawn Thew/EPA

Obama makes 'no apologies' for Taliban hostage deal

Jun 06, 2014 - 10:38 AM

US President Barack Obama repeats he had a duty as commander in chief to get US Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl home

SWAP. The Afghan Taliban on June 4, 2014 releases a video showing US soldier Bowe Bergdahl's release. Bergdahl was released on May 31 in a swap for five senior Taliban members held in Guantanamo Bay prison. Photo by INTELCENTER/EPA