Donald Trump broke a long (for him) Twitter drought on Friday morning, returning from more than a day of tweet-silence to call former FBI Director James Comey a “leaker” — and to quite possibly accuse him of perjury.
Former FBI director James Comey accused President Trump of telling "lies, plain and simple" during remarkable testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Comey detailed conversations he had with Mr. Trump and the circumstances surrounding his dismissal last month.
Though inappropriate, experts say, whether President Trump’s actions as described by Comey rise above the high bar of legally actionable misconduct will depend on the details Comey provides today to flesh out his assertions.
President Donald Trump has no intention to fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions despite his frustration with Sessions for the handling of the administration’s failed travel ban and for recusing himself from the Russia probe.
It's impossible to know whether this scandal will force President Donald Trump from office prematurely. But it is possible, after fresh testimony from key government figures, to compare some of the new evidence with what drove Nixon from office.
President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord is the latest example of his raw political instincts pulling him away from the center, in spite of a chorus of moderates in the business community and in the administration urging him to stick with the agreement.