Trump orders intelligence agencies to cooperate with attorney general’s investigation into origins of Mueller probe

President Donald Trump walks out of the Oval Office before speaking about Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election in the Rose Garden at the White House May 22, 2019 in Washington, DC. U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday directed the U.S. intelligence community to “quickly and fully cooperate” with Attorney General William Barr’s investigation into the origins of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, according to a White House statem


President Donald Trump walks out of the Oval Office before speaking about Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election in the Rose Garden at the White House May 22, 2019 in Washington, DC. U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday directed the U.S. intelligence community to “quickly and fully cooperate” with Attorney General William Barr’s investigation into the origins of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, according to a White House statem
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Trump orders intelligence agencies to cooperate with attorney general's investigation into origins of Mueller probe

President Donald Trump walks out of the Oval Office before speaking about Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election in the Rose Garden at the White House May 22, 2019 in Washington, DC.

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday directed the U.S. intelligence community to “quickly and fully cooperate” with Attorney General William Barr’s investigation into the origins of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, according to a White House statement.

That investigation is looking into the government’s authorization of surveillance on Trump campaign aides during the 2016 election. Trump has said that the surveillance was unlawful and could lead to “long jail sentences.”

Barr announced shortly after Mueller concluded his investigation earlier this year that the Department of Justice was examining that surveillance, saying “spying did occur.” In May, it was reported that Barr had appointed a U.S. attorney to look into the matter.

The White House signaled that information uncovered by Barr’s investigation will be made public, and granted Barr the authority to declassify materials related to it. The White House said it would “ensure that all Americans learn the truth about the events that occurred, and the actions that were taken, during the last Presidential election.”


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European markets higher as UK leader resigns; Casino shares up 15%

The pan-European Euro Stoxx 600 index was nearly 0.7% higher with all major bourses and most sectors in positive territory. Stocks sensitive to trade wars, such as autos and miners, were the biggest gainers, both jumping by around 1%. On Thursday afternoon, President Donald Trump signaled that a trade deal with China could lift tough restrictions on the Chinese telecom giant Huawei. “If we made a deal, I can imagine Huawei being included in some form or some part of a trade deal,” Trump said to


The pan-European Euro Stoxx 600 index was nearly 0.7% higher with all major bourses and most sectors in positive territory. Stocks sensitive to trade wars, such as autos and miners, were the biggest gainers, both jumping by around 1%. On Thursday afternoon, President Donald Trump signaled that a trade deal with China could lift tough restrictions on the Chinese telecom giant Huawei. “If we made a deal, I can imagine Huawei being included in some form or some part of a trade deal,” Trump said to
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European markets higher as UK leader resigns; Casino shares up 15%

The pan-European Euro Stoxx 600 index was nearly 0.7% higher with all major bourses and most sectors in positive territory. Stocks sensitive to trade wars, such as autos and miners, were the biggest gainers, both jumping by around 1%.

On Thursday afternoon, President Donald Trump signaled that a trade deal with China could lift tough restrictions on the Chinese telecom giant Huawei. “If we made a deal, I can imagine Huawei being included in some form or some part of a trade deal,” Trump said to White House reporters. He also predicted a swift end to the ongoing trade tensions.


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Trump predicts ‘fast’ trade deal with China but provides no evidence

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday predicted a swift end to the ongoing trade war with China, although no high-level talks have been scheduled between the two countries since the last round of negotiations ended in Washington two weeks ago. Trump also said he will meet with China’s President Xi Jinping when they attend the G-20 meeting next month in Japan. After Trump imposed tariffs on Chinese goods last year, China curbed purchases of U.S. soy, leaving farmers sitting on a stockpile of th


U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday predicted a swift end to the ongoing trade war with China, although no high-level talks have been scheduled between the two countries since the last round of negotiations ended in Washington two weeks ago. Trump also said he will meet with China’s President Xi Jinping when they attend the G-20 meeting next month in Japan. After Trump imposed tariffs on Chinese goods last year, China curbed purchases of U.S. soy, leaving farmers sitting on a stockpile of th
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Trump predicts 'fast' trade deal with China but provides no evidence

President Donald Trump speaks about the investigations by Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the U.S. Congress into himself and his administration in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 22, 2019.

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday predicted a swift end to the ongoing trade war with China, although no high-level talks have been scheduled between the two countries since the last round of negotiations ended in Washington two weeks ago.

“It’s happening, it’s happening fast and I think things probably are going to happen with China fast because I cannot imagine that they can be thrilled with thousands of companies leaving their shores for other places,” Trump said during remarks at the White House, providing no evidence of such an exodus.

Trump also said he will meet with China’s President Xi Jinping when they attend the G-20 meeting next month in Japan.

Both countries have blamed each other for the breakdown in talks, which were intended to end trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies marked by tit-for-tat tariffs.

Trump made the remarks during a free-wheeling news conference after touting a plan rolled out by his administration to provide the country’s farmers with an aid package to combat the effects of the trade war, which have hit them particularly hard.

After Trump imposed tariffs on Chinese goods last year, China curbed purchases of U.S. soy, leaving farmers sitting on a stockpile of the commodity. China has also retaliated with tariffs on U.S. corn, pork and other products.

“The $16 billion in funds will help keep our cherished farms thriving and make clear that no country has veto on America’s economic and national security,” Trump said.


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Europe markets open mixed as trade war threatens to become tech war

European markets opened mixed Wednesday, as investors monitor the increasing involvement of technology giants in the U.S.-China trade war. Investors will be monitoring trade developments between the world’s two largest economies, after a reprieve from the U.S. temporarily backing off its blacklisting of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei caused European markets to rebound slightly Tuesday. China’s GAC Motor, one of the nation’s largest carmakers, postponed its U.S. launch due to uncertainty


European markets opened mixed Wednesday, as investors monitor the increasing involvement of technology giants in the U.S.-China trade war. Investors will be monitoring trade developments between the world’s two largest economies, after a reprieve from the U.S. temporarily backing off its blacklisting of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei caused European markets to rebound slightly Tuesday. China’s GAC Motor, one of the nation’s largest carmakers, postponed its U.S. launch due to uncertainty
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Europe markets open mixed as trade war threatens to become tech war

European markets opened mixed Wednesday, as investors monitor the increasing involvement of technology giants in the U.S.-China trade war.

The pan-European STOXX 600 edged lower at the opening bell, telecoms showing an early 0.4% drop while autos led marginal gains in the early minutes of trading.

Investors will be monitoring trade developments between the world’s two largest economies, after a reprieve from the U.S. temporarily backing off its blacklisting of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei caused European markets to rebound slightly Tuesday.

Markets in Asia were subdued Wednesday afternoon, with mainland Chinese shares largely flat while indexes in Japan, Hong Kong and South Korea showed slight gains.

China’s GAC Motor, one of the nation’s largest carmakers, postponed its U.S. launch due to uncertainty over the trade war, while Tencent CEO Pony Ma said he was watching whether a tech war will ensue. Meanwhile, Chinese President Xi Jinping said China is embarking on a “new Long March,” suggesting no imminent end to the trade war.

Stateside, investors will also be monitoring domestic and geopolitical developments, as House Democrats subpoenaed two more former White House aides just hours after former White House Counsel Donald McGahn no-showed for testimony at President Trump’s request.

The State Department said Tuesday that it sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, warning that Washington and its allies would respond “quickly and appropriately” should the allegations be proven.

Back in Europe, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May sought to break the Brexit deadlock with the main opposition Labour Party and pro-European Union lawmakers, offering Members of Parliament a vote on whether to hold another referendum if they back her EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill.

Meanwhile, the Austrian far right FPO crashed out of the country’s coalition government after the President sided with Conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and sacked its interior minister following a sting video.

In corporate news, German lender Commerzbank will hold its AGM Wednesday following the collapse of merger talks with domestic rival Deutsche Bank. Elsewhere, British retailer Marks & Spencer will report full-year results along with Royal Mail, which is expected to report a slump in profits.


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Trump says he won’t do an infrastructure bill while Democrats continue to investigate him

Wednesday’s meeting was supposed to be the second official sit-down between the president and Democratic leadership specifically focused on infrastructure. According to a White House official who spoke to CNBC, the meeting in the Cabinet Room lasted only about seven minutes. Trump effectively said to the visiting Democrats that he wanted to do infrastructure, “‘but you’re focused on investigating. Meeting over,'” Trump said, and then he left. It appeared as though Trump’s abrupt walkout had been


Wednesday’s meeting was supposed to be the second official sit-down between the president and Democratic leadership specifically focused on infrastructure. According to a White House official who spoke to CNBC, the meeting in the Cabinet Room lasted only about seven minutes. Trump effectively said to the visiting Democrats that he wanted to do infrastructure, “‘but you’re focused on investigating. Meeting over,'” Trump said, and then he left. It appeared as though Trump’s abrupt walkout had been
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Trump says he won't do an infrastructure bill while Democrats continue to investigate him

President Donald Trump abruptly walked out of a meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., at the White House Wednesday, telling reporters moments later that he would not negotiate on legislation with Democrats while he was still under investigation by several committees.

Wednesday’s meeting was supposed to be the second official sit-down between the president and Democratic leadership specifically focused on infrastructure.

“I walked into the room and I told Senator Schumer and Speaker Pelosi, ‘I want to do infrastructure’ …. but we can’t do it under these circumstances,” Trump said in a last minute Rose Garden event.

Trump’s anger appears to have been sparked by comments Pelosi made earlier in the day when she said, “we believe the president of the United States is engaged in a cover up” by blocking White House aides from giving testimony and responding to document requests from ongoing congressional investigations.

“I don’t do cover ups,” Trump insisted Wednesday.

According to a White House official who spoke to CNBC, the meeting in the Cabinet Room lasted only about seven minutes. Trump effectively said to the visiting Democrats that he wanted to do infrastructure, “‘but you’re focused on investigating. When you’re done we can talk. Meeting over,'” Trump said, and then he left.

“I knew the president was not serious about infrastructure and would find a way out,” Pelosi said to her Democratic colleagues after Trump’s exit, according to a Democratic aide who spoke to NBC News.

It appeared as though Trump’s abrupt walkout had been planned in advance, given that the White House had prepared a sign to adorn the presidential lectern, and handouts that were given to reporters following the Rose Garden statement.


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‘I don’t do cover-ups’: Trump angrily lashes out at Democratic probes at surprise White House press conference after canceling infrastructure sitdown

President Donald Trump speaks about Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election in the Rose Garden at the White House May 22, 2019 in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump on Wednesday blasted congressional Democratic investigations and calls for his impeachment during an angry, surprise White House press conference that came after he abruptly walked out of a meeting with member of Congress that was supposed to discuss how to fund national infrastr


President Donald Trump speaks about Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election in the Rose Garden at the White House May 22, 2019 in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump on Wednesday blasted congressional Democratic investigations and calls for his impeachment during an angry, surprise White House press conference that came after he abruptly walked out of a meeting with member of Congress that was supposed to discuss how to fund national infrastr
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'I don't do cover-ups': Trump angrily lashes out at Democratic probes at surprise White House press conference after canceling infrastructure sitdown

President Donald Trump speaks about Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election in the Rose Garden at the White House May 22, 2019 in Washington, DC.

President Donald Trump on Wednesday blasted congressional Democratic investigations and calls for his impeachment during an angry, surprise White House press conference that came after he abruptly walked out of a meeting with member of Congress that was supposed to discuss how to fund national infrastructure improvements.

“I don’t do cover-ups,” Trump fumed to reporters in the Rose Garden. “Get these phony investigations over with.”

The infrastructure meeting at the White House had started, and abruptly ended, not long after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-California, told reporters that “we believe the president of the United States is engaged in a cover-up.”

Pelosi in recent days has come under pressure from some members of her caucus to start impeachment proceedings against Trump for his blocking testimony to congressional panels by current and former administration officials and by refusing to turn over documents to those committtees.

Trump cited Pelosi’s comments, calling them “incosiderate,” before walked out of the Cabinet meeting room to go speak to reporters, according to Democratic aides who spoke to NBC News.

Pelosi then said to others still in the room, “I knew the president was not serious about infrastructure and would find a way out,” a Democratic aide said.

The president’s ostensibly impromptu press conference stunned members of the media at the White House, who had no advance notice of it, and who were expecting to be reporting details of the infrastructure meeting.

“This whole thing was a take-down attempt at the president of the United States,” Trump told reporters, referring to special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election, possible collusion by members of the Trump campaign, and possible obstruction of justice by Trump himself.

Mueller, in his final report, said Russian agents did try to influence the outcome of the election to benefit Trump, but did not find evidence that members of Trump’s campaign coordinated with Russians in that effort. Mueller said he “found multiple acts by the President” that could have exercised “undue influence over law enforcement investigation,” including the Russia probe, but did not conclude one way or the other if Trump obstructed justice.

Trump said that the press should be “ashamed” of themselves for how they have reported on Mueller’s investigation.


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Infrastructure stocks tumble after Trump says no spending deal while Democrats investigate him

Stocks that would benefit from a federal infrastructure spending program fell more than the rest of the market and hit their lows of the day after President Donald Trump abruptly ended a meeting on infrastructure spending with Democratic leaders. Stocks such as Granite Construction, Nucor, Martin Marietta Materials, Simpson Manufacturing and Fluor fell roughly in tandem, after Trump said he wouldn’t make an infrastructure deal while Democrats investigate him. A White House official told CNBC the


Stocks that would benefit from a federal infrastructure spending program fell more than the rest of the market and hit their lows of the day after President Donald Trump abruptly ended a meeting on infrastructure spending with Democratic leaders. Stocks such as Granite Construction, Nucor, Martin Marietta Materials, Simpson Manufacturing and Fluor fell roughly in tandem, after Trump said he wouldn’t make an infrastructure deal while Democrats investigate him. A White House official told CNBC the
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Infrastructure stocks tumble after Trump says no spending deal while Democrats investigate him

Stocks that would benefit from a federal infrastructure spending program fell more than the rest of the market and hit their lows of the day after President Donald Trump abruptly ended a meeting on infrastructure spending with Democratic leaders.

Stocks such as Granite Construction, Nucor, Martin Marietta Materials, Simpson Manufacturing and Fluor fell roughly in tandem, after Trump said he wouldn’t make an infrastructure deal while Democrats investigate him. Trump walked out of the meeting at the White House attended by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.

“I walked into the room and I told Sen. Schumer and Speaker Pelosi, ‘I want to do infrastructure’ … but we can’t do it under these circumstances,” Trump told members of the press in the Rose Garden.

Trump appeared to be reacting to comments Pelosi made earlier in the day when she said, “We believe the president of the United States is engaged in a cover-up” by blocking White House aides from giving testimony and responding to document requests in ongoing congressional investigations.

A White House official told CNBC the meeting between Trump and the Democrats lasted just about seven minutes.

Individual infrastructure stocks fell more than ETFs, including IFRA, the iShares U.S. Infrastructure ETF, down 0.7%, and IGF, iShares Global Infrastructure ETF, which was flat.

Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS, said the infrastructure program would be important for the market, but overall, stocks reacted little.

Stocks were already weaker, under pressure from trade tensions. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 96 points. The S&P 500 slipped 0.3%, with the tech sector sliding 0.2%. The Nasdaq Composite declined by 0.4%.

“They should care about that,” said Cashin.

Cashin said there are no dates for China talks, and the market is dealing with that uncertainty.

“You don’t have anything else going on. The hope was for an infrastructure deal,” he said.


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Pelosi snaps at Conway after tense White House meeting: ‘I don’t talk to staff. I talk directly to the president’

The US wants to copy Europe’s strict data privacy law – but only… Lawmakers, lobbyists and CEOs in the U.S. are looking to trying to pick out the best parts of the EU’s privacy law called GDPR – and ditch what they see as the worst. Technologyread more


The US wants to copy Europe’s strict data privacy law – but only… Lawmakers, lobbyists and CEOs in the U.S. are looking to trying to pick out the best parts of the EU’s privacy law called GDPR – and ditch what they see as the worst. Technologyread more
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Pelosi snaps at Conway after tense White House meeting: 'I don't talk to staff. I talk directly to the president'

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Toyota says Trump’s latest tariff threat shows Japanese investments in US ‘not welcomed’

The Japan automaker’s comments Friday come after the White House said U.S.Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will “address the threatened impairment” of national security from auto imports. “Our operations and employees contribute significantly to the American way of life, the U.S. economy and are not a national security threat,” Toyota said in a statement. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom also denounced Trump’s comments, saying “we completely reject the notion” that Europe’s car expo


The Japan automaker’s comments Friday come after the White House said U.S.Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will “address the threatened impairment” of national security from auto imports. “Our operations and employees contribute significantly to the American way of life, the U.S. economy and are not a national security threat,” Toyota said in a statement. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom also denounced Trump’s comments, saying “we completely reject the notion” that Europe’s car expo
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Toyota says Trump's latest tariff threat shows Japanese investments in US 'not welcomed'

Toyota Motor said President Donald Trump’s latest move in the administration’s international trade war was a “major setback” for American consumers, shows the company’s investments in the U.S. are “not welcomed” and that contributions from its American employees are “not valued.”

Trump issued a new directive Friday giving Japan and the European Union six months to renegotiate their trade deals with the U.S. so that the “American automobile industry, its workforce, and American innovation” are protected.

The Japan automaker’s comments Friday come after the White House said U.S.Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will “address the threatened impairment” of national security from auto imports.

“Our operations and employees contribute significantly to the American way of life, the U.S. economy and are not a national security threat,” Toyota said in a statement.

EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom also denounced Trump’s comments, saying “we completely reject the notion” that Europe’s car exports are a national security threat.

Toyota said it has been “deeply engrained” in the U.S. for more than 60 years and has invested over $60 billion in the country, employing more than 475,000 Americans.

Toyota added that “history has shown” that limiting imports of vehicles and parts is “counterproductive in creating jobs, stimulating the economy and influencing consumer buying habits.” The automaker said auto tariffs would reduce consumer choice and even impact American automakers because vehicle parts used for manufacturing in the U.S. come from various countries.

“If import quotas are imposed, the biggest losers will be consumers who will pay more and have fewer vehicle choices,” Toyota said.

The White House did not immediately respond to CNBC’s request for comment.

Read Toyota’s full statement:


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Trump’s White House just put up an online form for people to complain about social media censorship

The Trump Administration on Wednesday opened an online form where Americans can share instances in which they’ve been censored by social media platforms like Facebook and YouTube. The form asks users to share their contact information, social media links, their citizenship and residency status and links or screenshots of any social media content they’ve posted that was censored by Facebook or its Instagram service, Twitter, or Google’s YouTube. The White House’s new form comes as more politician


The Trump Administration on Wednesday opened an online form where Americans can share instances in which they’ve been censored by social media platforms like Facebook and YouTube. The form asks users to share their contact information, social media links, their citizenship and residency status and links or screenshots of any social media content they’ve posted that was censored by Facebook or its Instagram service, Twitter, or Google’s YouTube. The White House’s new form comes as more politician
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Trump's White House just put up an online form for people to complain about social media censorship

Twitter CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey gestures while interacting with students at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in New Delhi on November 12, 2018.

The Trump Administration on Wednesday opened an online form where Americans can share instances in which they’ve been censored by social media platforms like Facebook and YouTube.

The form asks users to share their contact information, social media links, their citizenship and residency status and links or screenshots of any social media content they’ve posted that was censored by Facebook or its Instagram service, Twitter, or Google’s YouTube.

“This permission grants the U.S. Government a license to use, edit, display, publish, broadcast, transmit, post, or otherwise distribute all or part of the Content (including edited, composite, or derivative works made therefrom),” reads the user agreement for the form.

The White House’s new form comes as more politicians are pushing for regulation against online platforms, with a focus on Facebook specifically. Multiple 2020 Democratic presidential candidates including Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have said they would consider breaking up Facebook.

Meanwhile, Facebook is expecting to be hit with a fine of up to $5 billion by the Federal Trade Commission related to the company’s March 2018 Cambridge Analytica scandal, in which a political consulting firm improperly accessed the data of 87 million Facebook users.

WATCH: Here’s how to see which apps have access to your Facebook data — and cut them off


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