Listen: Russia, President Trump And John Kelly discussed on Stephanie Trussell
"Kelly departing the Russia probe. I'm Anne Cates. White House chief of staff John Kelly will be leaving his position at the end of the year. President Trump told reporters at the White House this afternoon that he appreciates Kelly service very much the vice president's chief of staff Nick Ayers is expected to replace Kelly. President Trump has tweeted today that there was no collusion with Russia. One day after a court filing involving his former campaign, chairman redacted documents show, Paul Manafort, testified before grand jury on two occasions as part of his plea deal in which he pled guilty to two felonies. But prosecutors say despite his plea arrangement he lied to them about contacts with the White House and with an associate with ties to Russia intelligence and that he did. So even while he was under investigation in the Russia probe White House press secretary, Sarah Sanders released a statement that reads, the government's filing and Mr. Manafort case says absolutely nothing about the president. It says even less about collusion, and is devoted almost entirely to lobbying related issues. Once again, the media is trying to create a story where there isn't one. Linda Kenyon, Washington. The president's one time personal attorney Michael Cohen will be sentenced next week on tax fraud and campaign finance charges. The US tariff war with China has triggered steep. Declines on Wall Street with new trade figures out today. Correspondent Pat piper. The data comes from US customs measuring imported and exported goods to and from the United States compared to this time last year. China's exports were up almost thirteen percent. But when compared to October's thirteen point three percent increase November shows a decline imports were only up by twelve point six percent, still the China trade surplus hit a record thirty five point six billion dollars North Carolina in parts of Virginia are braced for a winter storm that could dump up to eighteen inches of snow in the mountains. The North Carolina coast may be walloped with."