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MORNING BRIEF: Spicer says Trump is 'committed' to conservative principles

White House press secretary discusses the president's agenda on 'The First 100 Days'

 

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer defended the Trump administration's accomplishments Wednesday as it neared the 100-day benchmark.

"Look at the record that he’s achieved over these first 90 days," Spicer told Fox News' "The First 100 Days." "It’s very clear that he’s committed to the conservative principles and agenda that he outlined in the campaign."

The remark came after billionaire Mark Cuban said he is warming up to Trump’s presidency ever since the ‘Democratic invasion’

'HANNITY': MALKIN: HOLLYWOOD-MEDIA COMPLEX WANTS TO MAKE AMERICA OBAMA AGAIN

KRAUTHAMMER: OBAMA 'TORCHED DEMS' ENTIRE MINOR LEAGUE SYSTEM 

EXCLUSIVE

FNC's CATHERINE HERRIDGE reports that a former CIA officer who was spared jail time in Italy said that despite her commutation, she may be forced to testify to Italian lawmakers about the secret post-9/11 “rendition” program – and warns the testimony could be extremely "damaging."

Italian government wants operation information

 

"The Italian Intelligence Oversight Committee has contacted my lawyer in Italy asking that I come testify on a CIA operation," Sabrina de Sousa said. "Several members have been pushing the Italian intelligence services for release and declassification of documents related to this case."

(Watch Herridge on Fox News Channel live at 10 AM ET for latest information)

RUSSIAN MEDDLING?

A Moscow-based think tank controlled by a Russian official appointed by President Vladimir Putin reportedly hatched a plan to increase Donald Trump’s chances to win the presidency.

Reuters, citing three current and four former U.S. officials, reported Wednesday that the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies provided a framework for top Russian officials on how to sway the U.S. election. Five officials told Reuters the institute is the Kremlin’s in-house foreign policy think tank.

FOX NEWS OPINION

NAPOLITANO: What if our belief in self-government is just a myth?

What if the true goal of those whom we elect to Congress is not to be our agents of self-government or even to preserve our personal liberties but to remain in power by getting re-elected?

COMING UP ON FNC

3:50 PM ET: President Trump and Italian PM Paolo Gentiloni hold joint press conference in the Rose Garden.

COMING UP ON FOX BUSINESS 

7:30 AM ET: Philip Hammond, British MP, will be on "Mornings with Maria" 

10 AM ET: Rep. Peter King, R-NY, will be a guest on "Varney & Company."