Morning News Brief: Rosenstein Briefs Senators, Trump In Saudi Arabia, Iran Election
Friday, 19 May 2017 Senators say the deputy attorney general knew Trump planned to fire James Comey before writing a memo. Also, Ishaan Tharoor of The Washington Post previews Trump's Saudi Arabia trip, and Iran votes.
At a news conference on May 20, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discussed U.S.-Iran relations and called upon President Hassan Rouhani to end all support and financing of terrorist groups now that he has won reelection.
Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org,
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