President Donald Trump attacks Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into possible obstruction as witchhunt
The hearing lasted about 2 1/2 hours and included a number of testy exchanges . Trump had received private assurances from former FBI Director James Comey starting in January that he was not personally under investigation. Sessions was talked into a corner a few times when it came to the actual legal basis for the argument, by Sen. Kamala Harris - which earned a rebuke from Sen.
Constand then said her legs went numb and she later passed out before she awoke with Cosby sexually assaulting her . "In my head, I was trying to get my hands to move or my legs to move, but I was frozen ", said Constand. Constand said at the time of getting the tickets to Cosby's show from Cosby himself, she didn't have the courage to tell her family, so she went along with it, and took her parents to the show.
The EU meanwhile was preparing to unveil plans to give itself new powers over London's banking business after Brexit in a blow to the city's supremacy as a global financial hub. Mr Verhofstadt urged the European Union to bring forward legislative proposals for closer integration of the remaining 27 member states, to take advantage of the opportunity provided by Brexit and the election of the pro-European Mr Macron.
Former FBI Director James Comey told Congress last week he believes he was sacked by Trump to undermine the agency's Russian Federation probe. In another extension of the investigation, Mueller's team is also looking into whether Trump's associates committed any financial crimes .
The figure is expected to rise. The prime minister vowed to rehouse all of the victims of Grenfell Tower , which erupted in flames early morning Wednesday in Kensington. Police Commander Stuart Cundy says that there is no suggestion the blaze was terror-related. The fire service said the real challenge will be to move into the upper floors of the 24-storey structure.
The amendment , which includes new sanctions on the Kremlin over human rights violations and meddling in the 2016 presidential election, is attached to an Iran sanctions bill that could pass as soon as this week, making it more hard for President Trump to veto the legislation .
Democratic process. To his boss? To his former Senate colleagues? Former FBI Director James Comey confirmed in a Senate testimony last week that he had told Trump three times between January and March that he was not personally under investigation.
French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday the door was "always open" for Britain to remain in the European Union even after Prime Minister Theresa May said Brexit talks would begin next week. The topic of Brexit was also often skirted throughout the diplomatic visit, with Europhile Macron insisting " the door remains open " for Britain to remain in the EU.
President Trump also said the FBI is investigating the shooting and will provide updates as they become available, and confirmed that Rep. Scalise is in stable condition. The hospital said he was shot in the left hip, after which "the bullet travelled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs and causing severe bleeding".
Hasan has bounced back from that onslaught by taking three wickets from each of his next three games, including 3-35 at Sophia Gardens on Wednesday as Pakistan thrashed England by eight wickets in the semifinals. Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss and England openers Alex Hales and Jonny Bairstow, replacing the out-of-form Jason Roy, made a solid enough start.
The Prime Minister is to hold talks with political leaders from Northern Ireland in a bid to allay fears the anticipated parliamentary deal with the Democratic Unionists will undermine the peace process. Ministers have already said that the Queen's Speech may have to be set back from its scheduled date of next Monday June 19, because of the ongoing negotiations.
His British counterpart Matthew Rycroft pointed out that - unlike ballistic missile launches - the cruise missile tests, while "irresponsible" and "destabilizing", probably do not violate United Nations resolutions barring Pyongyang from engaging in ballistic missile activity.
Twelve months on Lacazette had been set to join Atletico Madrid after a deal was agreed between the two clubs but that move now won't be able to take place because of the La Liga side's transfer ban. Giroud is not prepared to waste his career sitting on the bench and would ideally like to stay in the Premier League. Meanwhile, the London Evening Standard claim that the France global is a summer target for Slaven Bilic at West Ham.
Wyden got into a heated exchange with Sessions during the hearing over whether or not Sessions violated his recusal from the Russian Federation investigation by supporting the termination of former FBI Director James Comey . The aide spoke on condition of anonymity because the meeting was private. Testifying at a Senate hearing, Sessions said it was a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest that he participated in or was aware of any collusion between Russian Federation and the ...
The White House has moved to put a lid on speculation that President Donald Trump might fire the special counsel investigating the Russian Federation affair, while leaving just enough of a crack to keep the idea bubbling. Since the hearings, Trump and his supporters have gone on the offensive, attacking Comey, such as for leaking documents in a way that violates executive privilege .
He said he would agree to dismiss Mueller only if there were a legitimate basis to do so, and an order from the president would not necessarily qualify. "He was preparing for the stop here today", said Sanders. Martin Heinrich (D-NM), on the same grounds, Heinrich said, "You are obstructing this congressional investigation".
In the warning the terrorist group said that they could hide with their families in Kashmir or Kanyakumari. Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Kulgam, Dr Mohammad Shafi, said the policeman was brought dead to hospital. The militant attack took place two days after militants launched five attacks on police and CRPF men in south Kashmir on Tuesday injuring 12 security personnel and snatching four rifles from policemen.
Trump has hinted he has tapes of his conversations with Comey - but it could be a bluff. For his part, Trump has repeatedly fueled speculation of White House recordings, first alluding to their possible existence in a tweet shortly following his decision to fire Comey.
They have struggled for years with Irish nationalists, who want the British province to join a united Ireland . Party leader Arlene Foster seemed buoyant as she arrived at May's Downing Street office - and her good mood just kept on going.
The death toll now stands at 17 but authorities believe that number will rise as firefighters continue to search the building for bodies of the dozens still missing. Survivors told how they fought through black smoke to escape via the central stairwell, which was "littered" with bodies. Firefighters rescued 65 people from the building.
But as presented by White House aides Friday, the push so far lacks the details of a significant policy drive. Almost a third of Republicans and independents who lean toward the Republican party think Trump has little to no respect for the country's democratic institutions, and a quarter disapprove of the job he's doing as president.
The 1998 Good Friday Agreement commits the United Kingdom and Irish Governments to demonstrate "rigorous impartiality" in their dealings with the different political traditions in Northern Ireland. "I can't negotiate with myself", Barnier, the EU's Brexit negotiator, told European newspapers including The Financial Times . "But let us be clear and organised and once the negotiations have started we should be well aware that it'll be more hard to move backwards".
Even though Judge Steven O'Neill allowed testimony from Andrea Constand's neighbor, who said the Cosby accuser wasn't herself after the alleged incident, O'Neill refused to allow Jackson to testify. Each of the counts against Cosby carries a maximum 10-year prison term, though the counts could be merged at sentencing if he is convicted. Attorney Michael Bressler, who has been watching the trial proceedings, said long deliberations, in general, could be an indication that an ongoing debate ...
Lawmakers advanced the measure just days after it was announced by Banking Chairman Mike Crapo of Idaho and Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker of Tennessee, as well as the ranking Democrats on the those panels, Sherrod Brown of OH and Ben Cardin of Maryland.
Sessions has been dogged by questions about possible additional encounters with the ambassador, Sergey Kislyak. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats will meet with members of the committee Thursday, one week after his tense grilling by the panel.
London Fire Brigade believes that because dozens of people are still missing, the number of fatalities is expected to significantly climb. Residents of Borehamwood and Elstree have been queuing out of the door to donate goods such as toiletries, toys, clothes and food for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire this week.
This according to a just-released Washington Post report . Mueller has been tasked with leading the executive branch's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and any potential collusion between Russia and Trump associates.
Sessions (pictured below) wrote a letter to Trump recommending the abrupt dismissal of then-FBI Director James Comey , who was heading the investigation into ties between Trump's associates and the Kremlin in the 2016 campaign and transition.
The measure also would prevent President Donald Trump from unilaterally easing existing sanctions imposed since 2014 over Moscow's annexation of Crimea and meddling in Ukraine. He was re-elected as president in 2012. Tens of thousands rallied Monday in Russia's 11 times zones to protest official corruption, heeding a call by opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
Asked by Republican Senator Marco Rubio about a February 14 Oval Office with Trump, Sessions responded, "That's a communication in the White House that I'd not comment on". In the gaggle on Air Force One on Tuesday, White House deputy press secretary Sarah Sanders said the President wasn't able to watch "much of it", but from "what he did see and what he heard, he thought that attorney general Sessions did a very good job and in particular was very strong on the point that there was no ...
Capitol Police officers in Scalise's security detail returned fire, and Hodgkinson later died from his injuries. "While he continually expressed his opposition to the Republican agenda, the correspondence never appeared threatening or raised concerns that anger would turn to physical action", Bost's statement reads .
The Trumps also visited Crystal Griner, a US Capitol Police officer who was also injured during the melee, and presented Griner and Scalise's wife Jennifer with a bouquet of white flowers during the visit. "He wasn't evil", an acquaintance of Hodgkinson's, Dale Walsh, said Wednesday. The man thanked him. Sanders reacted to the shooting on the Senate floor Wednesday, saying Hodgkinson volunteered on his 2016 presidential campaign.
It is possible to assume that similar strikes could be continued in the future, involving HIMARS from now on. US troops based in Syria's southeastern desert have expanded their footprint, rebels there say, increasing the risk of direct ground confrontation between the Americans and Iran-backed pro-government forces.
Pakistan marched their way into the finals of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 after they defeated England in Cardiff by 8 wickets. In marked contrast to their nail-biting chase in a three-wicket, virtual quarter-final, win over Sri Lanka in Cardiff on Monday, Pakistan then cruised to a total of 215 for two with a mammoth 77 balls to spare.
The catacombs are an fantastic network of ancient burial chambers that sprawl beneath the city, stretching some 250km. Human bones were stored here after Paris' cemeteries reached saturation in the 18th century, after which, as a public health issue, the dead from the cemeteries were removed and placed beneath the streets in a series of abandoned tunnels.