What is executive privilege? "There's a very interesting phrase in which he says, 'While I am very grateful that you, on three separate occasions, informed me that I was not a subject of the investigation.,'" Collins said . If Trump invoked the privilege, could Comey disregard it? Courts have often struck down attempts by presidents to invoke executive privilege and judges like to focus on the reason a commander in chief would want to keep something secret.
Neither Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming nor Preakness Stakes victor Cloud Computing participated in Saturday's race. Having tracked Irish War Cry for much of the race, Jose Ortiz , winning his first Triple Crown race, angled out his mount to challenge in the straight, eventually pulling two lengths clear of the favourite.
A 15-page communique released at the end of the two-day ministerial summit made it clear there was a wide gap on the climate stance between U.S. and the other six countries, Xinhua news agency reported . Italy, Germany, and France had already expressed such position in a joint statement on June 1, in which they defended the Paris deal, regretted president Trump's decision, and dismissed the idea the global agreement could be renegotiated.
The errors crept back into her game and Halep responded for 4-4, but Ostapenko promptly broke to love to leave herself in sight of a deciding set. So I think from our perspective Simona can hold her head up high. "It was a little bit of like emotional moment, but that's it". It's my goal, I think.
However, as the Chief Minister and Agriculture Minister Gauri Shankar Bisen ruled out any loan waiver , a group of farmers started a counter-protest opposite him. Earlier on Saturday, Chouhan said, " "We will help the farmers in any way we can, decisions will be taken and if need be, I will lay down my life for them".
Scalise remains in critical condition, but his vital signs reportedly stabilized. Sava said Scalise was initially awake, but was in shock due to severe blood loss upon arriving to MedSTAR Washington Hospital via helicopter. But he will remain in the hospital for "a considerable period of time" and faces additional operations. "On behalf of Steve and our children, I want to thank everyone from the bottom of our hearts for the incredible amount of prayers and warm wishes we have received ...
His spokesmen have also noted the extensiveness of his financial disclosures . Trump's documents have added importance because he has declined to follow the long tradition of presidential candidates and officeholders who have made their tax returns public.
In the end, Mattis may be right. That strategy is expected to be ready for the presidents decision sometime next month. "So, all I can tell you is that unless we get a strategy from you, you're going to get a strategy from us". John McCain told Mr. Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford during a Tuesday hearing of the Senate defense committee. "We pulled out our forces, at a time .
We're going to take a few minutes to talk about rallies happening today in dozens of cities across the country called the March Against Sharia . Sharia law is about domination of women. But Liyakat Takim, a professor of Islamic studies at McMaster University in the Canadian city of Hamilton, Ontario, says most Muslims don't want to replace USA law with Islamic law, known as Shariah.
The Democratic Unionists is a hard-line Protestant party associated with social conservatism. Theresa May insisted the Government would be "absolutely steadfast" in its commitment to the Northern Irish peace process as she faced questions on whether a Tory alliance with the Democratic Unionist Party would put fragile agreements at risk.
A single rifle wound caused "substantial damage" to Scalise's internal organs and blood loss , his doctor explained Friday. Colleagues, who visited Mr Scalise at a Washington hospital, sounded generally upbeat but spoke more in terms of hopes than the confident predictions of the immediate aftermath a day earlier.
But later, Trump said in an interview that he would have fired Comey "regardless" of Rosenstein's recommendation. The FBI probe, now in the hands of special counsel Robert Mueller , reportedly shifted its focus to allegations of obstruction in the days after Trump fired the agency's then-director James Comey on 9 May.
Rubio touted Trump on Friday before arriving in Miami . Trump has ordered tighter restrictions on Americans travelling to Cuba and a clampdown on United States business dealings with the Cuban military. That means "ending individual people-to-people travel". "We need to build on the bipartisan momentum we have created by restoring relations with Cuba, not make it harder for Americans to travel and do business there".
With the revelation this week by The Washington Post that Trump was under investigation for possible attempted obstruction of justice, Rosenstein finds himself caught in an awkward pincer - stuck between the wrath of a president who could fire him and questions about his own future role supervising Mueller when he could become a witness in the special counsel's probe.
President Donald Trump said he was "deeply saddened by this tragedy" and was monitoring developments. The incident quickly ignited a gun control debate online where the shooting was utilized by those who advocate for stricter gun laws, on one hand, as well as those believe looser gun laws could have prevented such an attack and helped stopped the one that occurred.
Barnier and British Brexit Secretary David Davis will open the talks on Monday at 11 a.m.in Brussels and they'll continue on Tuesday with top officials from the European Commission and the U.K.'s Brexit department. They are also irked by her refusal to say Britain will definitely pay what Brussels calls a "hefty bill" - some ministers have even said the European Union may owe London money.
It is the worst crisis for the GCC since its creation in 1981. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has slammed the Gulf's "inhumane" blockade of Qatar saying the action is contrary to Islamic values in a speech on Tuesday. Political researcher Aaref al-Masaad said that Qatar is seeking to escalate the situation and it is insisting on continuing its support for terrorism.
At least 41 ISIS suspects have been arrested since the attacks, according to Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi. "Exactly when the Iranian people was engaged with an attack on the parliament by terrorists, the US Senate shamelessly approved a bill against the Iranian people, and approved supporting terrorists", he said.
FRED WARMBIER: Our government forced North Korea's hand and made them admit Otto's situation. The 22-year-old University of Virginia student was medically evacuated from North Korea and arrived in Cincinnati late Tuesday. "Since the United States does not maintain diplomatic or consular relations with North Korea, the US government has no means to provide normal consular services to USA citizens in North Korea".
The Democratic and Republican congressional baseball teams proceeded with their annual game to benefit charity Thursday night under the lights at Nationals Park in Washington , D.C., only 36 hours after a shooter unleashed gunfire at a GOP team practice.
She has promised to set up a public inquiry and pledged 5 million pounds ($US6.40 million) to help the victims. The protesters made their way through an automatic door at the local Kensington and Chelsea town hall. He wrote: "I am watching footage of the Grenfell Tower fire in London ". "People deserve answers . The inquiry will give them". But he asked the Labour politician: "How many children died?" Since Wednesday, six victims of the fire have been provisionally identified though ...
Lord Porter, LGA chairman, said: 'Following the horrific fire at Grenfell Tower , councils with tower blocks in their local area have been working with their local fire service, and undertaking urgent reviews of their high-rise buildings.
Following talks in Dublin with the new Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, she said that reaching a "sensible" Brexit had been the focus of their talks. It's the first time a country has left the European Union so the negotiators led by former French government minister and European Union commissioner Michel Barnier and Britain's David Davis will also be navigating uncharted waters.
Scotland's first minister Nicola Sturgeon on Thursday condemned what she called a "grubby deal" with the DUP, warning that it could undermine the peace process. He also joked that there was only one "positive outcome" of the election, namely, "the disappearance of UKIP and of those who want not only Britain out of Europe but who want to destroy the European Union from inside".
Flake, a frequent critic of Trump during the presidential campaign, has been among the most outspoken lawmakers opposed to rolling back the Obama-era detente with Havana. That will still be allowed even with Trump's stricter policies. So, yes, there's a lot of anger here right now and a lot of confusion over why it's being done.
Seventeen people have been confirmed dead and the number is expected to rise, with Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton telling Sky News there were still "unknown numbers" of people inside. Standard versions use plastic such as polyethylene for the core, while more expensive variants use fire-resistant material. Grenfell's residents told me they would never normally see the people who were donating Wednesday: They live a few minutes apart, but essentially in a different country.
The Obama-era program to protect undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children will continue , the Department of Homeland Security announced . "They shouldn't be very anxious", Trump said of DACA recipients in a January ABC News interview. Individuals who fall under the "Dreamer" designation, as defined by President Obama , are children of undocumented immigrants who came to the US not by their own choosing.
Prosecutors argued that Castile "never reached for his gun, let alone put his hands on it". Law enforcement had reportedly pulled Castile over 52 times before his death. "Please, Officer, don't tell me that you did this to him". The defense attacked Reynolds' testimony and pointed out several inconsistencies in statements she made to authorities and in public.
The newspaper's story provoked a furious reaction from Trump's personal lawyer Marc Kasowitz and the Republican National Committee. In testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee last week, Comey affirmed that he previously told Trump he was not personally being investigated in the FBI's counterintelligence probe.
Adding that 24 people were still in the hospital, Cundy said 12 were receiving critical care. Organisers appealed for calm as hundreds of people - some of them holding posters of the missing - surrounded the building demanding answers from the council over the deaths.
Police have warned some of the victims may never be identified due to the state of the remains. While PM May called for the public inquiry , she was also criticised for her visit to the fire scene on Thursday, which did not include speaking to any of the survivors of the tragic incident.
Meanwhile, Day lamented his poor showing around Erin Hills, especially given his meticulous preparation. He rebounded Friday hitting 12 of 14 fairways. No other information was provided. Willett, who opened Thursday with a 9-over 81, withdrew Friday with a back injury. The Englishman won the Masters a year ago for his only PGA Tour victory.
After the verdict, jurors and Yanez were quickly led out of the courtroom, and Castile's family left immediately. On Friday morning, jurors asked the judge to review additional evidence. Yanez testified Castile was pulling his gun out of his pocket despite his commands not to do so. At one of these protests taking place a day after Castile was shot, a lone attacker in Dallas opened fire on police officers, killing five and wounding several others in the deadliest single day for law ...
Rosenstein has said he is poised to recuse himself if he finds himself as a potential witness to Mueller's probe, meaning the top two officials at Justice would be on the sidelines for the Russian Federation investigation. President Trump said he had fired the Federal Bureau of Investigation chief because of the " Russia thing". In January, the USA intelligence community issued an assessment that Putin "ordered an influence campaign" aimed at the US presidential election , with ...
Diplomatic relations, restored only two years ago, will remain intact. The trade embargo remains in place under Trump. In a speech in Miami , during which he greeted Cuban dissidents and denounced the Cuban regime, Trump said Cuban rulers were profiting from better relations with Washington but that ordinary Cuban citizens continued to be repressed.