On Friday, this testimony was read on the fifth day of his sexual assault trial against alleged drugging victim Andrea Constand . After all, his defense is that the pair's sexual encounter was consensual, something that becomes decidedly less likely if Andrea Constand is gay.
Earlier Tuesday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appeared before lawmakers on the Senate Appropriations Committee. Sessions responded that "when Mr. Comey's decision to announce previous year that Clinton would not be prosecuted over her emails was a "usurpation" of the Justice Department's authority, Sessions said.
Saudi Arabia is keen on placing an embargo on the entire country due to the fact that the only land route to Qatar is through Saudi land. Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain and a number of other countries severed relations with Qatar earlier this month, accusing it of supporting armed groups and Iran - allegations Qatar has repeatedly rejected.
This post will be updated as more information comes in. His home inspector license expired at the end of 2016. Court records uncovered by NBC News detailed Hodgkinson's assault arresting, including that it was a dispute with a girlfriend and police recovered a pocket knife, hair that was pulled from his girlfriend's head and a 12 gauge shotgun was recovered at the scene.
Police said the suspect's motive is unknown at this point. And after all, GOP Rep. Mark Walker of North Carolina did tell NBC News that it seemed "the gunman was there to kill as many Republican members as possible". Both he and the two police officers shot are expected to recover. The company says Mika is director of government relations for Tyson's Washington , D.C., office.
BARRETT: Well, as you may remember last week from former FBI Director Comey's testimony, President Trump had been told for months and months that he was not under investigation. Comey said during a US Senate committee last week that he told Trump that he was not under any direct investigation. Sam Nunberg, who worked for Trump's presidential campaign, said it "could seem to be a conflict" for Mueller to first interview with the president to be a possible replacement for fired FBI Director ...
Notably, none Marshall Plan of the USA could have ever helped progressing Europe after the WWII if the bond of European states were not made. More Britons than ever before became German citizens previous year after Britain's vote to leave Europe.
Ruddy never spoke to the President regarding this issue", White House press secretary Sean Spicer said . Video link: Attorney General Jeff Sessions will face questions in a public testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 13.
Investigators are seeking to determine if Trump tried to undermine the FBI's ongoing probes of alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and collusion with Trump aides. The President had received private assurances from the then intelligence chief he was not personally under investigation. However, days after Comey was sacked, the FBI began a new investigation into Trump for possible obstruction of justice, according to the Post .
An FBI Evidence Response team inspects the contents of one of the many bags left at the scene of a shooting in Alexandria, Va ., Wednesday, June 14, 2017 , involving House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., and others, during a congressional baseball practice.
Authorities accused him of attempting to steal a piece of propaganda art from a hotel and later sentenced him to 15 years in prison for "hostile acts against the state". Nearly immediately on taking office in January, Trump and his team - having been briefed by outgoing leader Barack Obama - declared the North's attempts to build, test and arm a nuclear-capable ballistic missile to be Washington's biggest threat.
From the Diplomatic Room of the White House, the U.S. president turned statesman as he praised first responders and led prayers for wounded Congressman Steve Scalise. congressman is receiving treatment Wednesday. Capitol Police Officer Crystal Griner is still at MedStar Washington Hospital and is listed in good condition.
Ostapenko has never made the semis of a major. Ostapenko, 19, had struggled against the wind during the opening set on Suzanne-Lenglen, which Wozniacki took control of with two early brakes to race into a 5-0 lead. 1 Caroline Wozniacki , 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. "We had a hurricane, a sandstorm and nearly snow", she said before adding that coming from Switzerland, it wasn't hard to adapt.
A CNN video of the hearing shows Harris pushing Sessions for a yes-or-no answer as to whether he'd based his decision to invoke executive privilege on any concrete, written policy or rule, until McCain broke in and addressed Burr , saying, "Chairman, the witness should be allowed to answer the question".
The Pitch Perfect star, 37, appeared in court every day for the last three weeks the trial has been running, and stood for six days in the witness box giving evidence of how eight magazine articles ruined her life and career. But Wilson said outside the court that it was not about the money. "Far too often I feel their conduct can only be described as disgusting and disgraceful".
If he is found to have interfered with the FBI investigation into Moscow's hacking of the election, it could pave the way for Trump to be impeached. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating President Donald Trump for obstruction of justice.
Timothy also took responsibility for the election campaign failure and blamed "oversight of policy programme " and poor communication of the conservative platform to undecided voters for the ultimate loss. Yesterday, I resigned as the Prime Minister's adviser. Known by her married name of Fiona Cunningham at the time , Ms Hill was forced to resign from the Home Office in 2014 following a spectacular row with then education secretary Michael Gove over Islamic extremism in state schools.
Media reports identified the suspect as James Hodgkinson, and President Donald Trump was the first to announce that the 66-year old died after being shot by police. "I am sickened by this despicable act", he said in a statement delivered on the Senate floor. Let me be as clear as I can be. "I condemn this action in the strongest possible terms".
Ankara has branded the Gulen movement headed by Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen who is living in the United States as a terror group, accusing it of masterminding a failed coup in Turkey in July previous year. Berberoglu was accused of leaking footage of the stopped MIT trucks to Can Dundar, then editor-in-chief of Cumhuriyet daily. CHP leader Kilicdaroglu tweeted, "In this country, the punishment for covering the news of a truck filled with weapons heading to terror groups is 25 years ...
The reclusive state has ordered three ballistic missile launches, a surface-to-air missile, and now Thursday's cruise missile tests since the South Korea's President Moon Jae-in took power in early May. DPRK is short for the North's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. "The government has dealt with actions of North Korea based on responses of the worldwide community".
If enacted, the amendment should assuage lawmakers concerned that the Trump administration plans to relax sanctions against the Kremlin by requiring a mandated congressional review "if sanctions are relaxed, suspended or terminated". Despite mixed signals from the President and his administration this year over sanctions, a senior source on Capitol Hill said the White House is not fighting congressional efforts to push through the measure.
But the firestorm of criticism continued unabated early Saturday after May announced she would keep her ministerial team unchanged and planned to stay in power with the aid of a small Northern Irish party . The Tory veteran has said she has no intention of standing down and has been informally backed by the DUP. According to the Lord Ashcroft Polls , Brexit was the most important issue for 48% of Conservative voters, but only 8% of Labour voters.
Lawmakers for weeks have demanded answers from Sessions , particularly about meetings he had last summer and fall with the Russian ambassador to the United States. The attorney general has acknowledged two meetings past year with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak . The former Republican U.S.
The U.S. Congress agreed previous year to sell fighter jets to Qatar while the latest deal came after a recent Gulf crisis began between some Arab states and Qatar . But its cutoff air travel routes remain problematic . The country has enough food and medical supplies, according to the statement, an apparent response to Saudi Arabia's offer of aid late Tuesday.
The prime minister, during his stay in Astana , participated in 17th meeting of the Heads of State Council of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). Modi told Xi that the two countries enjoy traditional friendship and a sound and steady bilateral relationship would be conducive to peace and stability in the whole world, Hua said.
The detention of Americans , often sentenced to draconian prison sentences for seemingly small offenses in the totalitarian nation, has compounded tensions between Washington and Pyongyang . The official referred to them as "hostages". It was after that visit that the North Koreans urgently requested the meeting with American officials in NY, on June 6, when Joseph Y.
Steve Scalise and at least four other people. Scalise was conscious, thirsty and being "as courageous as he could possibly be", said Wenstrup. He said, "I'm thirsty" and obviously, you don't know how much fluid he may be losing internally.
Law enforcement agencies have prepared a three-tier security plan for the Federal Judicial Academy ahead of today's appearance of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif before a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) constituted to probe the Panama Papers scandal.
Leaked video and audio of Turnbull's off-the-record speech - which was also self-deprecating about his own poor opinion poll ratings - shows him impersonating the USA president's unique oratorical style. He said he was disappointed the comments were leaked. Trump reportedly exploded and cut short the call when he was told about a Barack Obama-era deal to move refugees from Australia to America.
He says he is confident that Comey understood and would abide by the Justice Departments rules on communications with the White House about ongoing investigations. Senators questioned him about his dealings with the Russian ambassador and the firing of FBI Director James Comey . Sessions, a Republican former senator, was an early supporter of Trump's presidential campaign .
The FBI is taking over the investigation, Brown said in a midmorning update, because the attack involved violence against a federal officer. His condition is critical, and he will require additional operations. "We didn't think some insane person was going to come shoot them". The two officers and congressional aide who were also shot, are all in stable condition.
Mike Doyle told ABC News . Multiple law enforcement sources identified the suspected shooter as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois. The charity baseball game against congressional Democrats will go ahead as planned Thursday night, Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif ., said Wednesday. Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent in charge Tim Slater said it was "too early to say" whether it was an act of terrorism, or whether Scalise was targeted.
Pruitt said in a statement later on Sunday that the United States had always been a world leader on environmental stewardship and "that was demonstrated on a global stage today". But by withdrawing its assent from the entire section on climate change , the United States also did not endorse the relatively uncontroversial Kigali amendment to the Montreal Protocol, which aims to reduce the use of hydrofluorocarbons or HFCs, which are used in air conditioners and other industrial products ...
The discussions, which have so far lasted for nearly two hours, have now moved from No 10 to Parliament in order for the Prime Minister to speak in the Commons . Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn turned Mrs May's election slogans against her, claiming a link-up between the Tories and DUP would be a " coalition of chaos ".
That's the reward for the home side if they are aggressive in this game, which has had it's build-up as a must not lose game for Austria moving into the second half of the campaign. "But, listen, we can't change it". I thought Duffy's disallowed goal was a goal . The 28-year-old West Brom midfielder has emerged as a genuine force during the Group D campaign with his two goals in Moldova and his victor over the Austrians at the Ernst Happel Stadium in November confirming his growing ...