Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller last month and has the authority to remove him, told a Senate Appropriations subcommittee that he saw no cause for Mueller's dismissal . The deputy attorney general's testimony comes after Trump friend and Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy said Monday that Trump was considering "terminating" the special counsel who is overseeing the Justice Department's wide-ranging inquiry into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials.
Puerto Rican voters made their way to the polling centers Sunday to vote on whether or not they want to become the 51st US state. Puerto Rico is exempt from the USA federal income tax, but it still pays Social Security and Medicare and local taxes and receives less federal funding than US states.
This does sound and look odd: "The director of a security service making records of his talks with the supreme commander and handing it over to the media through a friend of his ". US President Donald Trump has described investigations into his administration's links with Russian Federation as a "witch hunt". Putin also said he did not consider the U.S.
The resolution decries "every form of racism, including alt-right white supremacy and every form of racial and ethnic hatred as of the devil". Passage of the resolution was met with thunderous applause. Newly elected SBC registration secretary Don Currence , who served as acting secretary throughout the meeting, said this year's results were in line with estimates.
In his testimony on June 8, Comey said Trump expressed hope the FBI investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn would conclude, but did not direct him to do so. The interviews (with Rogers, Coats and Ledgett) suggest that Mueller sees the question of attempted obstruction of justice as more than just a "he said, he said" dispute between the President and the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director, an official said.
The ministry also told Bass "that the brawl in front of the Turkish ambassador's residence was caused by the failure of local security authorities to take necessary measures; that this incident would not have occurred if the US authorities had taken the usual measures they take in similar high-level visits and, therefore, Turkish citizens can not be held responsible for the incident that took place".
Most Scots voted to remain in the European Union a year ago. Indeed, Davidson can have her cake and eat it, first pursuing her political career in Scotland, until such time as her vision of a more youthful, open and inclusive Conservative Party is required south of the Border post-Brexit.
It would not only be an election but an election all about her - a landslide, a coronation securing her hard Brexit mandate. Labour party is ready to form its own government and lead the Brexit talks, Corbyn announced after results came out.
The strikes represent a staggering display of USA airpower against a city of roughly 200,000 inhabitants, as the US and its Kurdish allies, the Syrian Democratic Forces, ramp up operations to destroy the terror group in Syria . USA - and Iran-backed forces have been jostling for position ahead of an offensive to capture Deir al-Zour, hoping to further their own regional ambitions in the process.
There's no denying Kamala Harris is a powerful force in Congress despite being a freshman senator. Harris next to Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark, she added, "And of course, everyone will unfairly shit on the female prosecutor". The attorney general learned the hard way that when Kamala Harris comes for you, you'd better be prepared. "Sir, I'm not asking about the principle".
Otto Warmbier was a University of Virginia student when he was detained in January 2016 at Pyongyang airport on his way home. "There's no excuse for the way the North Koreans treated our son", he said. He said there was no reason for North Korea to keep his son's condition a secret and deny him top medical care. He was then taken by ambulance to a hospital.
Trump's remarks, made during a White House lunch, were a surprising critique of the House measure whose passage he lobbied for and praised. Indivisible , a nonprofit network aimed at resisting Trump's agenda, has a campaign strategy to take down the health care bill and even provides a script to use should you decide to call your legislators.
Michigan's medical executive chief, Eden Wells , was charged with a felony and misdemeanor for obstruction of justice and lying to a police officer and failing to protect the health and safety of the citizens of Flint . It has never been fully explained how crucial information didn't reach the governor, or why the Snyder administration allowed the people of Flint to use undrinkable water for so long.
Martin stated that he suffered from a " severe neurological injury " and remains in stable condition. North Korea's highest court sentenced Warmbier, a 21-year-old University of Virginia undergraduate student, from Wyoming, Ohio, to 15 years in prison with hard labor on Wednesday for subversion.
Hodgkinson shot House Majority White Steve Scalise in the hip. He's still in critical condition Thursday at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. A congressional staffer was shot in the leg but was released from a hospital. "It's Time to Destroy Trump & Co". "Five others were injured during Hodgkinson's Wednesday morning rampage at a park in Alexandria , Va". "This could be the first political rhetorical terrorist attack and that has to stop", Rep.
The explosion was filed to be investigated, an official at the police station in Fengxian county told Agence France-Presse. The number of children among the casualties has not been confirmed. Another video posted by the People's Daily showed emergency workers arriving at the scene with gurneys. The victims have now been taken to hospital, according to the local Fengxian county government.
Bush. There have been nearly 2,400 US military deaths in Afghanistan since 2001. Nevertheless, there are at least another 2,000 USA troops in Afghanistan not included in the official count. While Trump has handed over the troop level decision-making, there is nothing preventing him from taking it back. More troops would be contributed by other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation nations.
The three officials the Post says Mueller is interviewing are Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers and Richard Ledgett , the recently retired deputy NSA director. Trump would need Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who appointed Mueller , to carry out such a termination. After meeting with Mueller in a classified session , the leaders of the Senate panel indicated that their inquiry would steer clear of obstruction of ...
Top producer Russian Federation, not an OPEC-member but participating in the deal, is expected to export 61.2 million tonnes of oil in the third quarter (around 5 million bpd), against 60.5 million tonnes in the second quarter, via pipelines, according to industry sources and Reuters calculations.
London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton said crews had only managed to reach the 19th or 20th floors of the 24-storey block, as London Mayor Sadiq Khan said questions need to be answeredover why they couldn't reach the top. It followed calls for those involved in the building's recent renovation - which many claim posed a major safety risk - to face prosecution. "We as the police, we investigate criminal offences - I am not sitting here and saying there are criminal offences that ...
Rep. Steve Scalise , a Republican from Louisiana, and the majority whip. After Scalise was shot in the hip, the bullet traveled through his pelvis, fractured bones and injured internal organs. "This shooting is an attack on all who serve and on all who participate in our democracy", said former Rep. Thursday, the nonprofit that organizes the event - called The Congressional Baseball Game for Charity - posted on its Facebook page , "We have exceeded 20,000 in ticket sales" after the ...
Michigan Rep. John Conyers , the House Judiciary Committee's top-ranking Democrat , said that the lawsuit will have the largest number of congressional plaintiffs of any lawsuit lodged against the president so far in USA history. One suit was filed by the attorneys general for Maryland and Washington , D.C., and the other was initially filed by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics.
He had apparently been living in Alexandria for the past few months and reportedly told his wife he would soon be coming home because he "missed her and their dogs". Louis. US President Donald Trump visited Mr Scalise in hospital, and offered his support on Twitter. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent wishes for a speedy recovery for the victims of the shooting at a Republican team's baseball practice for a charity game against congressional Democrats.
He said Trump could even order the special-counsel regulations repealed and fire Mueller himself. Ruddy was at the White House Monday to meet with White House aides, but did not speak with the president, Press Secretary Sean Spicer said. The White House clarification has come amidst reports that Trump is contemplating firing Mueller . Democrats slammed Sessions on Tuesday for canceling plans to testify at the hearing and sending Rosenstein in his place.
Survivors told of frantic attempts to escape during the nighttime fire. Witnesses said they could see people screaming from windows: "Help!" Queen Elizabeth II praised the firefighters' bravery, and their commissioner noted the trauma they had seen.
While a deal with the DUP would help May stay in power to open Brexit talks that are due to begin next week, it would also risk destabilizing the political balance in Northern Ireland by increasing the influence of pro-British unionists. The start of parliament has been delayed since last Thursday's election, a gamble May took to strengthen her hand in talks to leave the European Union but which has left her scrambling for a deal to keep her in power.
Trump expressed frustration Thursday at the prospect of that review, again taking to Twitter to denounce the probe as a "witch hunt", and complaining that Hillary Clinton should be the subject of a Russia-related investigation, not him. The appearance before the Senate intelligence committee gave Sessions a chance to defend himself, but offered little new insight. It is now painfully clear that Mueller has opened the ballgame on the Trump organization's entire business model, which always ...
Roger Williams of Texas, was shot in the leg and has since been released from the hospital. The alleged shooter, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson , was shot and killed by Capital Police. President Donald Trump visited Scalise in the hospital, writing on Twitter , "Just left hospital". Rice says the game, and the way members of Congress move forward, should calm what he called vitriol in Washington .
This as Louisiana congressman Steve Scalise remains hospitalized in critical condition, after he was shot in the hip while practicing for the game Wednesday morning. Rep. Roger Williams , a Texas Republican whom Barth works for, was also hospitalized and released with an injury to his leg. Leaders on Capitol Hill-from both sides of the aisle-have finally found common ground on the critical message of unity.
An agreement between the Tories and DUP is thought to be close, with Mrs May saying the talks had been "productive" and emphasising the need for "stability" in government. Sterling's effective exchange rate dropped by 1.4% the day after the 8 June elections, for a total depreciation of 12.2% since the Brexit vote of 23 June 2016.
Earlier today, prime minister Theresa May ordered a full public inquiry into the incident. She said firefighters witnessed people jumping and throwing their children out of the building. Smoke was still wafting out of the shell of the Grenfell Tower on Thursday, and a Reuters cameraman saw a big piece of building cladding fall from the building.
Theresa May has ordered a full public inquiry into the devastating fire in Grenfell Tower in west London , as the death toll continues to rise. "There is still some smoke coming out from the building that is due to the fact that obviously on the upper floors there are still some very small pockets of fire remaining".
A majority of Americans think that President Trump has interfered with the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, according to a new poll conducted by the Associated Press and NORC, a research organization at the University of Chicago.
Some saw a symbolism in the odd collision, as the protesters intruded into the Kremlin-backed holiday, forcing most those who had come to enjoy the authorized event to disperse. More than 800 people were arrested in Moscow , while in St Petersburg, about 500 protesters were forced into police buses at a rally which drew an estimated 10,000 people.
A spokesman for President Donald Trump's personal attorney hit back against a Washington Post report that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating the president for possible obstruction of justice . The Post suggests Mr Comey's "carefully worded comments" could mean the investigation into Mr Trump began soon after Mr Comey was sacked. Comey testified before the Senate intelligence committee last week and confirmed that he gave Mueller the memos he wrote detailing his ...