Trump, Sessions clash over handling of inquiry: A.M. News Links

March 1, 2018 GMT

Trump, Sessions clash over handling of inquiry: A.M. News Links

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After latest Twitter insult from Trump, Jeff Sessions pushes back (Wall Street Journal)

Trump stuns lawmakers with seeming embrace of gun control (New York Times)

Hope Hicks is resigning from the White House (CNN)

National news

White House furious at embarrassing stories about HUD, Secretary Ben Carson (CNN)

New York regulator asked three banks on their relationships with Jared Kushner (CNBC)

Cindy McCain sounds off on Trump: ‘We don’t need more bullying, and I’m tired of it’ (Washington Post)


Wife of 7th Special Forces Group vet faces deportation under tighter immigration rules (Military Times)

Students return to Marjory Douglas High: ‘We’re not going to be broken’ (Palm Beach Post)

Georgia teacher fires gunshot in classroom, reports say (cleveland.com)

War of words: ICE compares Oakland mayor to ‘gang lookout’; mayor decries ‘racist’ crackdown (SFGate)

Infowars’ Alex Jones accused of sexual harassment, racism and anti-Semitism: report (New York Daily News)

Florida teacher had sex with 8th-grade boy, deputies say (Orlando Sentinel)

Search on for mother who disappeared from front yard of her home (ABC News)

California has worst ‘quality of life’ in U.S., study says (Fox News)

World news

Australians hand in 57,000 firearms during gun amnesty (CNN)

Putin blames Syrian ‘extremist forces’ for ceasefire failure (CNN)

Putin speech: We must halve poverty in Russia (BBC)

The dark side of Italian politics — Italy’s swing to the right could see a more extremist agenda (CNBC)

Queen assassination attempt: New Zealand police investigate claims of cover-up (The Guardian)

China angered with U.S.-Taiwan travel bill, adding to tensions (Reuters)

EU’s Tusk warns of hard border in Ireland after Brexit (Reuters)

Germany admits hackers infiltrated federal ministries, Russian group suspected (dw.com)

South Korean president lashes Japan over wartime use of ‘comfort women’ (Reuters)