The obstruction of justice investigation into Mr Trump began days after Comey was sacked on May 9, according to people familiar with the matter, the Washington Post said. He did not deny the Post report . "The FBI leak of information regarding the resident is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal", said Kasowitz spokesperson Mark Corallo.
Mr Scalise was shot in the hip during the incident and dragged himself off the field leaving a trail of blood. Although authorities at the press conference declined to identify the shooter, the Washington Post identified him as 66-year-old James T.
And Sessions refused to talk about private conversations President Trump . "I can tell you that for absolute certainty". Kamala Harris of California was making him "nervous" when she tried to make him quit stalling and actually answer the questions she had asked .
They cut air, sea and land links and ordered Qatari officials and nationals stationed in their countries to return home. "We will continue deliveries as long as there is demand" from Qatar, Noushabadi added, without mentioning if these deliveries were exports or aid.
The pair could be travelling in a black 2012 model Holden Commodore station wagon with fitted black wheels, police say. The 24-year-old man she was travelling with fled the scene on foot, prompting a three-hour manhunt. Police held concerns for he safety, believing she was in the company of a man who had been holding her against her will. "The girl's parents are extremely anxious.
President Donald Trump has confirmed that the suspect is dead. A total of five people were struck in the shooting, including the gunman, now identified as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson from the state of IL. He told police he saw a man getting in and out of a van in the middle of the road before the gunfire broke out. "People were saying 'No way, '" he said.
Comey, for his part, said Thursday: "Lordy, I hope there are tapes". The Senate committee sent a request for Comey's memos from the Federal Bureau of Investigation on and a separate request to the White House for any records kept by Trump, on May 17.
Army Maj. Kari McEwen, a spokeswoman for U.S. Special Operations Pacific, said that since the U.S. counterterrorism mission in the Philippines ended, there have been anywhere between 50 and 100 U.S. For the past three weeks, the Philippine military has been conducting clearing and rescue operations since the Maute extremist group attacked Marawi City .
Trump brushed aside Holt's question about the timing of the firing, which raised eyebrows coming as it did while Comey was overseeing an investigation into possible Trump campaign collusion with Russians who meddled in the election. Sessions insisted he stepped aside from the Russian Federation investigation because he was a principal adviser to the Trump campaign, not because he did something wrong or was a subject of the probe.
As more details of the shooting continue to come out, it is likely the gun control debate will only intensify. Nevertheless, he added, "it's not just about politicians". Background checks, shutting down gun show loopholes. For advocates, the common desire among Americans to have some sort of federal gun control legislation as an important point of unity in the debate.
Two prisoners have sparked a national manhunt after overpowering guards and escaping a bus. Dozens of law enforcement officers from all around the state are searching for the two. The Georgia Department of Corrections identified the guards as Christopher Monica and Curtis Billue , both officers at Baldwin State Prison. "They have known each other for quite a while", said Myrick.
While he relinquished his role in the Trump Organization when he became president, he left an undeniable mark on not only the NY landscape but all over the world. The "Late Night" host couldn't resist poking fun at Trump after he reminded everyone at Monday's cabinet meeting that he will turn 71 on Wednesday.
The White House said Trump and Vice President Mike Pence were both notified of the shooting in Alexandria. Trump says the wounded congressman, Republican Steve Scalise of Louisiana , is in stable condition. Rand Paul told media outlets that without the Capitol Police stopping the shooter, "it probably would have been a massacre". "We are united in our anguish".
Khan, the London mayor, said questions needed to be answered about the safety of tower blocks after some residents said they had been advised they should stay in their flats in the event of a fire. Paul Woodrow, from the London Ambulance Service said 68 patients were taken to six hospitals across London , 18 of whom are receiving critical care, while a further ten patients self-presented at hospitals.
Conservative leader May lost her parliamentary majority in last week's election and is now desperately seeking the backing of the 10 MPs from Northern Ireland's ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ). The Irish republican Sinn Fein party - which won seven seats in the election, although their MPs traditionally do not take up their seats in protest - is also wary of the alliance.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street on her way to Buckingham Palace after Britain's election in London June 9, 2017. Chancellor Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, Home Secretary Amber Rudd, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon and Brexit Secretary David Davis have all been kept on in their roles.
They banged on windows, screamed for help, dropped children from smoky floors in a desperate attempt to save them. Samira Lamrani, a witness, said one woman dropped a baby from a window on the ninth or 10th floor to people on the sidewalk.
Citing multiple unnamed sources, the Post said the probe expanded from possible Russian collusion after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey , whose agency had been looking at the Russia issue. "Officials say that changed shortly after Comey's firing", the Post reports . Collins' question was prompted by recent media reports that Mueller's role leading the DOJ's Russian Federation investigation could be in jeopardy.
Scalise, who attended LSU, was shot in the hip during the Republican team's practice in Alexandria, Va., early Wednesday. "Without them there, this would have been a massacre". We know that the president and the vice president have been speaking with members of Congress, including some of those who were there. The two wounded officers are in good condition and expected to make a rapid recovery, according to Capitol Police Chief Matthew Verderosa.
Witnesses described the shooter as a middle-aged white male. His demeanor was "calm", said Falisa Peoples. Smullen said Johnson had left the practice just before the shooting and was not injured. Trump says , "We are deeply saddened by this tragedy". Witness Katie Filous said she heard more than 20 shots while walking her dogs near the playing field.
Multiple people were injured in a shooting in Alexandria, Virginia , Wednesday morning. Scalise, a popular and gregarious lawmaker, is known for his love of baseball and handed out commemorative baseball bats to fellow lawmakers when he secured the No.
Thoughts and prayers are with my colleagues and staff at the Congressional baseball practice this morning. The shooter, who was shot by Capitol police and later died, has been identified as 66-year-old home inspector James T Hodgkinson from IL.
Florida Rep. Ron DeSantis told CNN that a middle-aged man in his late 50s to 60s approached him and Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC as they were leaving practice to ask whether those playing on the field were Republicans or Democrats. You had to know where this practice was going to take place. DeSantis says he and another congressman were just leaving congressional baseball practice this morning when a unusual man walked up to their auto.
During later testimony before the Senate Intelligence Commitee, Comey called the president a liar, said Trump had tried to cultivate a "patronage" relationship with him, and pressured the Federal Bureau of Investigation director to shut down parts of the inquiry tied to Flynn.
According to his office, he is in stable condition and undergoing surgery. Scott Pelley will anchor the "CBS Evening News" from Washington tonight and the program will expand to an hour to accommodate coverage of the shooting that left five people wounded and sent Scalise to the hospital for surgery after being shot in the hip.
The Justice Department declined CBS News' request for comment. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who appointed Mueller last month , testified Tuesday he has seen no evidence of good cause to fire Mueller . He could be considering extreme measures to save his embattled presidency but is not beyond firing Mueller since he already did it to FBI Director James Comey .
He repeated expert advice, stating: " London Fire Brigade advise that people who live in high rise properties or goal built flats and maisonettes, aside from having a working smoke alarm and taking fire safety precautions, should make sure that they know their escape plan and what to do if there is a fire inside your home or somewhere else in the building".
They include Dan Coats , the director of national intelligence, Mike Rogers , director of the National Security Agency, and his former deputy director, Richard Ledget, the Post reported . Ruddy noted Tuesday morning in an email to Politico that Spicer "doesn't deny my claim the President is considering firing Mueller " and that Ruddy never claimed to have spoken with Trump about Mueller .
In a tense session of the Senate committee, members grilled Sessions on a series of issues, including conversations he had with Trump and his role in Comey's departure as head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Sessions is the first US senator to show public support for Trump's campaign. -The details of a February 14 Oval Office meeting, where Sessions and other top aides left the room and Trump talked to Comey alone.
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As one lawmaker would later note, it could have been a vehicle backfiring. He decried those who are rushing to politicize the shooting like Donald Trump Jr . "These were our brothers and sisters in the line of fire". "Both of them were wounded, one female officer in the leg". "There must have been 50 to 100 shots fired".
Though the Justice Department maintains that it has fully disclosed the extent of Sessions' foreign contacts previous year, lawmakers have continued to press him for answers about an April 2016 event at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington , where both Sessions and Kislyak attended a foreign policy speech by Trump .
However Democrat Congressman Jim Langevin said Sessions fell short of the standard of evidence required at such a hearing. After Comey's testimony , Trump said he had been vindicated because his former FBI director confirmed telling Trump on three occasions that he was not under investigation.
The Hidden Cobra malware is associated with two better-known purveyors of malicious online activity - Lazarus Group and Guardians of the Peace - which private sector experts have linked to cyber attacks including the 2014 Sony hack, according to Reuters.
Many lives would have been lost if not for the heroic actions of the two Capitol Police officers who took down the gunman despite sustaining gunshot wounds during a very, very brutal assault. A local resident who posted a video of the scene after the shooting said, "There were probably about 80 to 100 shots fired over there". "The Vice President and I are aware of the shooting incident in Virginia and are monitoring developments closely", Trump said in a statement.