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Corey Lewandowski, Rick Dearborn testify before House Intel Committee as part of Russia probe

FOX NEWS Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowksi and another key Trump aide will testify behind closed doors Wednesday as part of a congressional probe into Russian collusion with Trump campaign associates. Lewandowski and Deputy White House Chief of Staff Rick Dearbon’s interviews with the House Intelligence Committee come after ex-White House chief strategist Steve Bannon met with congressional investigators for almost 12 hours on Tuesday. Fox News learned that Bannon was subpoenaed during his committee interview Tuesday for information the White House instructed him not to give regarding his time in the administration and his time during the...

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Mueller issues Steve Bannon subpoena in special counsel Russia probe

FOX NEWS FILE – In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, Steve Bannon, speaks during an event in Manchester, N.H. Breitbart News Network announced Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, that Bannon is stepping down as chairman of the conservative news site. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm, File) Fired White House chief strategist and ex-Trump campaign manager Steve Bannon has been subpoenaed by special counsel Robert Mueller, Fox News has confirmed. First reported by The New York Times, the Bannon subpoena was issued by Mueller’s team last week. Sources told Fox News that Bannon’s subpoena, requiring him to appear before a grand jury...

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Steve Bannon testifies before House Intel Committee as part of Russia probe

FOX NEWS Fallen former President Trump confidante Steve Bannon will testify to lawmakers behind closed doors Tuesday in his first appearance on Capitol Hill since he ran afoul of the administration over quotes attributed to him in a bombshell book. A source close to the House Intelligence Committee told Fox News that the former White House chief strategist and Trump campaign manager will likely be questioned over information in Michael Wolff’s book: “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House.” In the book, Bannon slammed the president’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., son-in-law Jared Kushner and ex-campaign chairman Paul Manafort. Bannon...

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Steve Bannon, Corey Lewandowski to testify this week at House Intel Committee

FOX NEWS Former White House chief strategist and ex-Trump campaign manager Steve Bannon will testify before the House Intelligence Committee Tuesday as part of its Russia probe, in what will be his first appearance on Capitol Hill since the Michael Wolff book firestorm. Bannon, who stepped down as executive chairman of Breitbart News last week following a dramatic falling out with the president over Wolff’s anti-Trump book, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” will be interviewed behind closed doors by congressional investigators probing Russian meddling and potential collusion with Trump campaign associates during the 2016 presidential election....

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Man allegedly threatened by former NY Gov. Eliot Spitzer files formal complaint

FOX NEWS Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer campaigns in New York, July 8, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo – TM3ECAB0WXS01 New York Police Department detectives are now formally looking into a man’s claim that former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer crudely threatened to stab him in a Manhattan restaurant.  Jamie Antolini filed a formal complaint Friday at the NYPD 19th Precinct over the Jan. 2 incident. Antolini claimed that Spitzer threatened that he would “get a f—king knife and stab you right in your f—g c—k!” after overhearing him praise a longtime Spitzer enemy. The complaint was listed as...

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Trump rep, former porn star deny ‘hush money’ claims

FOX NEWS Both Michael Cohen and Stormy Daniels are denying reports of a ‘hush money’ payoff.  (Reuters) A personal lawyer for President Trump and a former porn star both denied a late-Friday report claiming the adult-film actress was paid in exchange for her silence about an alleged sexual encounter with Trump.  The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that Trump lawyer Michael Cohen arranged the payment of $130,000 to Stephanie Clifford, whose stage name is Stormy Daniels, in October 2016. This reportedly was after she and her lawyer negotiated a nondisclosure agreement to prevent her from publicly discussing the supposed sexual encounter...

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Trump waives Iran nuclear sanctions, in ‘last chance’ for Obama-era deal

FOX NEWS President Trump announced Friday that he will extend waivers for Iran nuclear sanctions, keeping alive the landmark Obama-era deal for at least another few months — but said this is the “last chance” to fix the pact before the U.S. withdraws.  In a stern statement, Trump said he’s waiving the sanctions to secure European allies’ agreement to address the “terrible flaws” in the 2015 deal negotiated by his predecessor.  “Despite my strong inclination, I have not yet withdrawn the United States from the Iran nuclear deal. Instead, I have outlined two possible paths forward: either fix the deal’s...

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War of words escalates over Trump’s immigration comments

FOX NEWS President Trump’s early-Friday denial that he used vulgar language in reference to immigration from certain countries only fueled the Capitol Hill furor over the remarks, with one leading Democrat standing by press accounts and accusing the president of using “hate-filled” language.  Two Republicans, meanwhile, said they could “not recall” the president using the language — following reports that he questioned why the U.S. was taking immigrants from “s—hole” countries. In a flurry of tweets Friday morning, Trump had both defended his immigration stance while claiming the reports about his meeting with senators were inaccurate.  “The language used by...

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