Election

FBI's Comey Defends Clinton Email Decision, But Feels 'Nauseous'

FBI Director James Comey said on Wednesday it made him feel "mildly nauseous" to think he had an impact on the 2016 U.S. presidential election, but that he had no choice but to announce just days before the vote that the agency had reopened a probe into Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton's emails.

FBI's Comey Says No Evidence of Trump Wiretap Claim, Confirms Probe

The head of the FBI publicly challenged U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday, denying the Republican's claim that former president Barack Obama wiretapped his 2016 election campaign and confirming his agency had launched a criminal investigation into any collusion between Trump's campaign and Russia.

Rubio Backs Tillerson, Paves Way for State Dept Post

U.S. Republican Senator Marco Rubio on Monday said he would reluctantly back President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, in a move that all but secures Senate confirmation of the former Exxon Mobil Corp chief executive as the nation's top diplomat.