Executive privilege - an unwritten rule that allows the president to keep certain information a secret - doesn't apply to criminal investigations. The White House finally said Tuesday evening that Trump has "no intention" of firing Mueller , amid speculation and concern that he was weighing that option.
US representatives Ron DeSantis and Jeff Duncan had ducked out of baseball practice early on Wednesday when a middle-aged man in the parking lot asked them if the players in red shirts on the field were Republicans or Democrats. The 81-year-old from nearby Mount Vernon says he has been photographing the annual charity baseball game for more than 30 years. In remarks on the Senate floor, he said the senators are concerned for the injured and "will keep them in our prayers" and send wishes for a ...
How harsh is prison in North Korea? Joseph Yun, the U.S. State Department's special representative for North Korea, had flown to Pyongyang Monday with two American physicians, insisting that North Korea immediately release Warmbier on humanitarian grounds, the Washington Post reported , citing U.S.
People familiar with the matter told the Post that the obstruction of justice probe started in the wake of Trump's firing of former FBI Director James Comey . The story is also significant in that it comes amid reports that Trump has considered trying to fire Mueller, a step his advisers have apparently talked him out of for the time being .
He is on Medivac flight on his way home. "Apparently our message is not being conveyed properly due to the circumstances that are much bigger than us", Smith told The Associated Press before the exhibition game. Rodman has met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un several times before. That was used as evidence in his hourlong trial, during which North Korea accused him of committing "hostile acts" against the regime at the urging of a purported member of a church in his home state of OH, a ...
DeSantis said he didn't realize the connection until later, when heard the news of the shooting , and alerted the police. He wasn't smiling... It was kind of forceful. Several of my closest friends in Congress are Republicans, and we share stories of our families, children and sports teams after votes and throughout the day.
Griner and Bailey were at the park as part of Scalise's security detail, which is assigned to protect the House's No. 3 Republican at all times. The gunman , identified as James Hodgkinson III, a 66-year-old white male from IL, opened a barrage of gunfire at a congressional baseball practice field in Alexandria , Virginia.
Politicians noted their good fortune in having armed protectors on hand. The event left the Capitol horrified and stunned. At the end of the day Rabbi Silver wants everyone to remember one thing we all have in common is our life. "He didn't agree with me and my positions but nowhere was it one of those, 'oh my gosh, there's a problem here, '" said Bost. Jeff Flake of Arizona, who was at the practice.
Questions have been raised about whether Trump sought their help in squelching the FBI investigation led by Comey, who was sacked by Trump last month. Sessions recused himself from investigations related to the Trump campaign in February, a move that also provoked Trump's ire. "Nobody has an obligation to sit for an interview".
The Tories need the support of the DUP's 10 MPs in steering government business, including crucial measures on Brexit, through the Commons after failing to win a majority at the general election. But May faces a hard balancing act: Divisions over Europe helped sink the premierships of Margaret Thatcher , John Major and David Cameron, and many of her lawmakers and party membership support a sharp break with the EU.
Speaking at a ceremony commemorating the 1967 Arab-Israeli War, Netanyahu insisted that Israel - with or without a peace agreement - meant to maintain security control "over the entire territory west of the Jordan River". Almost 1,000 Israelis were killed and roughly 4,500 were injured in the 1967 war that saw Israel's army seize 5,900 square kilometres of the West Bank, the walled Old City of Jerusalem and more than two dozen Arab villages on the city's eastern flank.
It also requires a minimum of 50% black representation at board level of which 25% need to be women. "This notion of (going to) courts has become a popular way of negotiating", he said , most likely in reference to the Chamber of Mines' mooted court action to get clarity on the once-empowered-always-empowered principle.
The state-run Korean Central News Agency said Otto Warmbier had been serving hard labour but didn't comment on his medical condition or how the country negotiated his release with the United States. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had also confirmed Warmbier's release on Tuesday. Such detentions in the totalitarian nation have added to tensions between Washington and Pyongyang.
The Labour leader said Theresa May's premiership had no mandate or legitimacy at the first meeting of the parliamentary party since Thursday's election, and was praised by a succession of speakers for cutting the Tories' majority. May is due to meet its leader Arlene Foster on Tuesday. An agreement to restore devolved power-sharing government in Stormont must be reached by the 29 June deadline.
Members of the public were seen bringing shopping trolleys full of food to the posts . "Sadly I can confirm there are now 12 people that have died that we know of". Before and during a two-year £10m refurbishment, the Grenfell Action Group claimed that the block constituted a fire risk and residents warned that site access for emergency vehicles was "severely restricted".
In all, five people were wounded when investigators said Hodgkinson opened fire with a rifle. U.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) speaks to the media after a meeting at Trump Tower on December 12, 2016 in New York City. Welch says Scalise played a key role in helping Vermont secure emergency federal funds after Tropical Storm Irene in the summer of 2011. A congressional staffer, Zach Barth, was also shot in the leg and has since been released from the hospital.
Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC said he had just left the practice and encountered the apparent gunman in the parking lot before the shooting. Hodgkinson's apparent Facebook page included strong criticism of Republicans and the Trump administration.
Lawmakers are taking action against Russian Federation in the absence of a forceful response from President Donald Trump . "Since the Kremlin interfered in our elections, this is the most promising opportunity to pass sanctions legislation with teeth", Sen.
Leading London fire and building inspector Geoff Wilkinson said that while having only one fire escape may have made the escape more hard for some residents, it still should have been adequate. CHELLAT: And I said, what's going on? Many referred to the aged tower as a "death trap" . "Maybe 70 percent are from Somalia, Sudan, Morocco, and she was so happy to be in the flat right in that community".
Joe Root compiled an unbeaten century as England opened their Champions Trophy campaign with victory over Bangladesh at The Oval yesterday.Root made 133 not out and Alex Hales 95 as England , the bookmakers' favourites for the tournament, reached their target of 306 with 16 balls to spare.
But pressure was mounting on Mrs May to change course on the type of Brexit Britain should pursue, and consult more widely across rival parties. Mrs Foster arrived with colleague Nigel Dodds and waved to reporters in Downing Street but refused to be drawn on whether she would agree to a deal on Tuesday.
Smoke billows from from a high-rise apartment building on fire in London . "Before we do that, we are going to utilise some specialist dog training teams that we have, that will go through the building and the surrounding area looking for any identification of people".
There was no reason for her to not display the prosecutorial skills and intellectual acuity that have shaped her career. She was doing the job that Californians elected her to do - and no differently than the men alongside her, as the Morning Joe panel noted.
Rosenstein testified that he is the only one who has the authority to fire Mueller, who was appointed following the May 9 ousting of James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, and that he had seen no good cause to do so. Sessions, a close campaign adviser to Trump and the first senator to endorse him, stepped aside from the investigation in early March after acknowledging he had spoken twice in the months before the election with the Russian ambassador.
Talks between the Tories and Democratic Unionist Party aimed at shoring up Theresa May's position in Parliament were continuing on Wednesday. The Irish republican party visited London to hold meetings with ministers and to set up their parliamentary office but the party maintained its traditional refusal to take its seats out of opposition to Westminster's jurisdiction in Northern Ireland and the oath all MPs must make to the Queen .
After an exchange of gunfire with police, the shooter died. "He entered the room, spoke with Scalises family, and sat by his bedside with Mrs Trump ", he said . What occurred on that playing field just outside Washington , where a gunman seemingly nursing a political grudge unleashed an apparently premeditated attack on Republican lawmakers, amounts to an assault on democracy.
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton (44), of Britain, leads the pack at the start at the Canadian Grand Prix auto race Sunday, June 11, 2017, in Montreal . This is his 6th victory out of the 1o races he has competed so far and equalled his idol Ayrton Senna's mark of 65 pole positions with the victory.
Mr Mueller is investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. The president previously said that fired FBI Director James Comey assured him in private conversation that he was not under investigation.
They said they had been told their son came down with botulism (a kind of food poisoning) after his trial and that he had fallen into a coma after taking sleeping pills. Some Republicans say they're being threatened like never before in the Trump era and believe the violent rhetoric being directed at them by liberals is ignored by mainstream media.
In a statement earlier this week, Crapo said the amendment seeks to apply additional economic penalties on Russian Federation "in response to the violation of the territorial integrity of the Ukraine and Crimea, its brazen cyber-attacks and interference in elections, and its continuing aggression in Syria".
ThePost reported June 6 that Coats had told associates Trump had asked him to intervene with Comey when he was still FBI Director to reduce focus on former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Comey's firing is a "central moment that's being looked at" in the investigation, Post reporter Devlin Barrett told NPR's Ari Shapiro, "but it's not the only thing".
He earned two points. Bottas said: "As a team we really needed this one-two to get the points and I am very proud of this team and what they have done since Monaco". Verstappen was running in second and holding onto the back of Hamilton's Mercedes when his engine died on Lap 11. "It's a bit hard to read - I think Mercedes were very strong in the race, but it's also a different story when you can control the race, the pace, the tyres".
The militants claim they are holding two-thirds of the city but the military deny this, saying it is likely to be around 20%, Reuters news agency reports. According to the government, at least 26 civilians, 58 police or soldiers and 206 militants have been killed since the fighting began. More than 1,600 residents have been rescued from the scenes of heavy fighting, many of them still shell-shocked and starving while some were wounded.
Sergiu Miscoiu, a political science professor at Babes-Bolyai University, said there would be "no gain here for the Social Democrats - the party will see a huge loss of image, or what was left of it". All but one minister submitted their resignations, he said. "We could have swept the government's under-performance under the carpet and moved on", Dragnea said.
But we are recognising where we are short, we are recognising where we can exploit teams. "Those teams are the very best". "We've had two matches away and one at home, and for long periods we've equipped ourselves well". Prior to this game, England had not conceded a first-half goal in their past eight matches, last conceding in the opening 45 minutes against Iceland at Euro 2016.