Donald Trump told The Economist that he invented the phrase "priming the pump." According to the president, "I came up with it a couple of days ago and I thought it was good."
- Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein reportedly "threatened to resign after the narrative emerging from the White House on Tuesday evening cast him as a prime mover of the decision to fire [James] Comey and that the president acted only on his recommendation."
- "I will be fine." Read James Comey's farewell letter to colleagues at the FBI.
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- "We were not informed by the Russians that their official photographer was dual-hatted and would be releasing the photographs on the state news agency," says the Trump administration about yesterday's White House meeting between President Trump and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
- The Senate intelligence committee has subpoenaed former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn.
A former staffer says he sexually assaulted her in 1993.
The Scandinavian country is betting against draconian restrictions and in favor of the free movement of people and goods.
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But he has raised his estimate of the virus's reproduction number, which implies a lower fatality rate than his research group initially assumed.
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That's a huge concern as forecasters expect the U.S. unemployment rate in the months to come to surpass that seen during the depths of the Great Depression.