Then there's the Constitution, which states that "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof". The group organizing the rallies, "Act for America", claims Shariah law is incompatible with western democracy. Southern Poverty Law Center, which is generally recognized as an authority on domestic issue of prejudice and discrimination, classifies ACT for America as an extremist group .
Trump, speaking alongside Romanian President Klaus Iohannis in the Rose Garden, also said he was "100%" willing to testify under oath to dispute claims Comey made before the Senate committee. But Republican Senator Richard Burr, the panel's chairman, sought to downplay Comey's "loyalty" remark, saying: "I don't think it's wrong to ask for loyalty from anybody in an administration".
Ashcroft's firm includes an array of former senior government officials including Sullivan, a former USA attorney in MA appointed by Bush to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF). Barcelona shirts which feature the Qatar Airways logo are said to be outlawed as tensions between Saudi Arabia and Qatar continue to boil over. Abu Dhabi port authorities in the UAE have eased curbs on non-Qatari oil tankers going to and from Qatar, according to industry sources and ...
That's what I have been focused on, but yesterday showed no collusion, no obstruction. "In the meantime, no collusion, no obstruction". Trump said "no" when asked if he demanded a loyalty pledge from Comey. The president had previewed his attacks against Comey in an early-morning tweet that broke his previous day's silence on his favorite social media megaphone.
On Friday night, police released a video of them storming an area belonging to Todd Kohlhepp , who, in a horrific killing spree, murdered seven people. "He says there are several bodies dead and buried out here". "Charlie? He shot him", Brown tells officers very matter-of-factly. Kohlhepp confessed that he killed Beverly Guy , Scott Ponder , Brian Lucas and Chris Sherbert in November 2003 at Superbike Motorsports, investigators said.
Republicans and Trump's own lawyer seized on Comey's confirmation, in his written testimony , of Trump's claim that Comey had told him three times the president was not directly under investigation. There is also a potential argument to be made that the information became classified once Comey typed them on a classified laptop, as he claims to have done.
The president's lawyers plan to file a complaint with the justice department inspector general next week arguing that Mr Comey should not have shared what they call privileged communications, according to two people involved in the matter.
The grand prize in the multi-state USA lottery soared to its highest in months after 19 straight drawings failed to produce a victor. Menifee is a city of 89,000 people southeast of Los Angeles. The lucky numbers drawn Saturday night were 20-26-32-38-58, and the Powerball number was 3, reports the AP. It was not immediately known where the ticket that will claim the 10th largest lottery prize in United States history was sold, according to Powerball spokesman Randy Miller .
In earlier released photographs, the jihadi's two accomplices - Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba, lie dead on the other side of the road. According to Italy's Corriere della Sera newspaper Zaghba had been stopped at Bologna airport in 2016 when trying to fly to Syria via Turkey, and Italian authorities had identified him as as a potential "foreign fighter" and tipped off Britain about his movements.
Comey's statement came hours after two top U.S. spy agency chiefs skirted questions from the Senate panel about whether the president also "asked" them to intervene in the Flynn probe, while saying they never felt pressured to do so. Wednesday's hearing was not scheduled to discuss the Russian Federation investigation, and both Coats and Rogers indicated they might be more forthcoming in a classified setting with an intelligence panel.
Those tweets received some scolding from George Conway, the husband of Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway. "These tweets may make some ppl feel better, but they certainly won't help OSG [Office of the Solicitor General] get 5 votes in SCOTUS [the USA supreme court], which is what actually matters".
The night of shocking drama took on a surreal quality outside 10 Downing Street Friday lunchtime. May's weakened position in the party ruled out big changes. There had been speculation Mr Hammond, the Chancellor, would be vulnerable in a post-election re-shuffle and the decision to leave him in the Treasury was being seen as a sign of her weakness after her Commons majority was wiped out.
US President Donald Trump has sought his longtime lawyer Marc Kasowitz to provide legal advice in a federal investigation of his campaign's alleged ties to Russian Federation. Thirty-nine percent of the general public held the same view. He suggested that the changes made by the Senate will not represent a dramatic departure from the House version.
Demonstrators at small but raucous gatherings around the country Saturday raised the specter that extremist interpretations of Islamic law might somehow spread across the USA, but numerous rallies drew even more boisterous counter-protests by people who called such fears unfounded.
Comey was a compelling witness to the bullying behavior of this president . That's according to a person close to the legal team who agreed to speak ahead of the filing on condition that the person's name is not used. Under questioning by the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8, Comey revealed he made written records of private meetings with Trump in part due to concerns the president "might lie" about their discussions, and admitting to leaking their contents to the media in hopes ...
The first three hitters of the game reached on a walk, single, and fielding error from Holton that loaded the bases. New pitcher Riley Cooper came on for Sam Houston State in the third. After a rocky first few innings, Holton faced the minimum in the middle innings, finishing with seven strikeouts and two earned runs (six total runs) allowed in 6.2 innings.
Rob Portman (R-OH) and Shelley Moore Capito are proposing a seven year "phase out" of the program. They also warn that states will likely terminate Medicaid expansions to low-income adults because they can not afford to come up with state funding to replace the billions in federal dollars.
Mr Trump had stayed unusually quiet on Thursday, refraining from weighing in on the testimony gripping the country both on Twitter and at several public appearances. Karl asked him about the Senate testimony Thursday of fired FBI Director James Comey . Russian Federation has denied such interference. For Trump supporters, that means Trump is in the clear.
Dan Scavino Jr., the director of the president's social media, tweeted out a baffling reaction to the institute's letter a few hours after it was sent. "This is what we decided, President Trump and I, to make our partnership stronger, better, more enduring". Trump's tweets have implications, especially outside of the US.
No, I mean on the proposal you're planning to bring to the Senate floor for a vote. "The risky game President Trump and Washington politicians are playing just caused 70,000 paying customers in OH to lose their insurance and it will continue raising prices for everyone else".
Amy Myers Jaffe of the University of California, Davis, said if the US funds research into so-called clean-coal technology like carbon capture it could create an export market for USA coal and the technology itself even as US coal demand falls.
Indianapolis, IN- A " March Against Sharia " event taking place in dozens of cities across the country drew protesters and counter-protesters outside the statehouse Saturday. Many Muslims and others say ACT for America promotes a distorted and prejudiced view of Islam. Many also wore "Make America Great Again" hats and held signs supporting President Donald Trump .
He says he doesn't discuss politics or their business with the president. On the other hand, the White House has not responded to a request to clarify whether Trump does, in fact, have confidence in his attorney general. Two days earlier, Comey had confirmed in a congressional hearing that the bureau was probing whether Trump's campaign coordinated with Russian Federation during the 2016 race.
A rally against Islamic law was held in downtown Raleigh Saturday morning with two different groups representing their own values. The worshippers at the Eugene Islamic Center are anxious about their security. She said people participating in the anti-Sharia Law marches mistakenly believe that Muslims are seeking to overthrow the US government and replace it with a theocracy based on Sharia law.
Trump declined to answer questions from reporters about whether recordings existed. "Be fair, Jon", he said . "I hope and pray to God you did not say anything about a weapon when you were in Iowa". She was evidently the good cop. During nearly three hours of statements Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Comey described himself as "stunned" by Trump's "very disturbing" and "very concerning" behavior towards him.
Jim Jordan of OH said Friday, referring to Comey's confirmation that he had informed Trump that the president wasn't being personally investigated. So uncomfortable that he wrote memos after conversations with the president, to record what was said by whom.
But there's a problem. After the hearing , Kasowitz denied all the damning parts of Comey's testimony. The request comes the day after Comey's testimony in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, in which he confirmed reports of Trump asking him to "let go" of the FBI's investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, said the White House and president propagated "lies" about him, and described a strained and tense relationship between himself and the president.
Bharara's account echoes the testimony of former FBI Director James Comey , who told the Senate Intelligence Committee last week that Trump contacted him directly by phone numerous times between the presidential transition and Comey's own dismissal last month.
Halbert says police haven't yet spoken to the driver who remains hospitalized. After some confusion over who is investigating the deadly crash of a church van near Atlanta's airport, Fulton County police now say they are handling the probe.
Former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI ) director James Comey said he made a decision to speak out on the probe into Mrs Hillary Clinton's e-mail a year ago as he thought his boss, then attorney general Loretta Lynch , had been politically compromised.
At the White House last week, Trump announced he would pull the U.S. from the agreement and seek to negotiate a "deal that's fair". "We're supposed to get rid of ours". We know that now. The world answers Trump by saying, "We believe in science, which tells us that the Earth's fragile ecosystem must be protected". The statement emphasized that regardless of the actions of the president or lawmakers in Washington , those who signed would be doing their part to lower emissions.
His wife, then sensing they were being taped, told the person with the camera to stop recording as it was "illegal". "He kept holding him in a chokehold, holding him". The Harris County medical examiner said Hernandez died from a lack of oxygen to the brain caused by chest compression and strangulation, according to the AP.
On Wednesday, two of those officials - Daniel Coats, director of national intelligence, and Adm. Michael S. Rogers, director of the National Security Agency - will publicly testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee at the hearing to examine Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
During his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, Comey testified that Trump asked him for his loyalty and asked him to end the Flynn probe. The tweet from Trump about Comey claiming total vindication was a milestone for the president in one way: It ended Trump's second-longest tweet drought since he became a presidential candidate, falling just three minutes shy of the all-time mark .
He testified that Trump invited him to a private dinner at the White House on January 27, where the president said , "I need loyalty". "Yesterday showed no collusion, no obstruction", Trump said in reference to the twin controversies dogging his administration - accusations his aides colluded with the Russian effort to tilt the vote, and that he sought to block the related Flynn probe.