{FD} June 2017 Zinke charter flight ‘could have been avoided,’ watchdog says

A $12,000 charter flight by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke was reviewed and approved by department ethics officials without complete information, because staffers who helped schedule the trip did not provide sufficient details, an internal watchdog said Monday.

{FD} Judge won’t let Trump attorney Cohen review seized files before the feds, as Stormy Daniels speaks out

A federal judge on Monday denied a request from President Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen to review the documents seized from the lawyer’s home and office last week before prosecutors see them, dealing a setback to Trump’s legal team.

{FD} Comey calls Trump ‘morally unfit to be president,’ says he wouldn’t have changed handling of Clinton probe

In his first TV interview since being fired by President Trump, former FBI Director James Comey came out swinging, describing Trump as ”morally unfit to be president,” and an ego-driven serial liar who treats women like “meat.”

{FD} White House reacts to Macron’s claim France ‘convinced’ Trump to keep US troops in Syria

Almost one year into his term, French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss the airstrikes in Syria and defend an economic reform agenda that has prompted widespread worker strikes.

{FD} US to hit Russia with new sanctions after Syria airstrike, Haley says

The Trump administration will levy new economic sanctions against Russia over its support of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Sunday.