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Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' special counsel Robert Mueller

Rosenstein's comments come just a few hours after one of Trump's longtime friends told "PBS NewsHour" the president was thinking about firing Mueller. "Time to rethink", he tweeted on Monday, citing Mr Mueller's hiring decisions and Mr Comey's admission that he instructed a friend to share with reporters notes he had taken of his private conversations with Mr Trump in order to force the appointment of special counsel.

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Gingrich says presidents can't obstruct justice - but accused Bill

Gingrich voted to impeach Bill Clinton , who was charged with obstruction of justice. Now, with a Republican in power, Gingrich has changed his tune. While the White House denied that Trump had any intention to fire Mueller, the New York Times reported Tuesday night that the president had begun entertaining the idea of firing Mueller last month.

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GOP Senators Lean to Tax Reform While They Mull Health Care Challenge

The Senate has shown no interest in taking up the House bill, and despite promises that the chamber will vote on its own reform bill by the end of June, there has been no substantive proposal put forward. The Justice Department has appointed a special counsel to oversee its probe into the Russian Federation issue and several congressional panels also are investigating the matter.

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Va. Shooter's Wife Expresses Horror, Asks Media To Go Away

He had targets in his sights and a list of names in his pocket. Investigators have not determined the objective of the list and they are still trying to determine its meaning. "There's nothing I could do about it". Sava said he told Scalise's family that "I am not declaring victory until he's playing ball in his back yard with his family".

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Scalise's condition upgraded to serious: He 'is speaking with his loved ones'

Even the strangest of bedfellows - House Speaker Paul Ryan, R. -Wisc., and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. - issued much needed common pleas for unity, compassion and cooperation. Scalise underwent a second surgery for internal injuries and a broken leg - his third procedure overall - and remained in critical condition but had shown improvement, MedStar Washington Hospital Center said in a statement on Thursday.

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Shot US congressman Steve Scalise off the critical list

The congressman underwent another surgery Saturday, and the hospital said he was more responsive and speaking with family. Scalise was among those shot Wednesday by James Hodgkinson, who opened fire on a group of Republican lawmakers who were wrapping up an early morning baseball practice at a field in Arlington, Va.

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Paul Ryan Says Trump Should 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'

Rosenstein says the attorney general would be the only one who could fire Mueller . Indeed it was a recommendation from Mr Rosenstein last month that led Mr Trump to sack then-FBI director James Comey . Suddenly, many of Trump's allies began discussing booting Mueller to the curb . But Ruddy opened a new line of questions about Mueller's impartiality - the fact that Trump had considered Mueller for the Federal Bureau of Investigation director's job before he was named special ...

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Who else but Trump to call for a nation full of apprentices?

Scott Walker . Trump's apprenticeship rollout, he said Thursday, will "place students into great jobs without the crippling debt " that often comes with it. He said he really likes the phrase, " Earn while you learn ". Encouraging apprenticeships is one issue the Trump White House will likely be able to find bipartisan support - something somewhat unheard of in the first few months of the Trump administration .

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Firing Mueller would be a stupid, reckless act even for Trump

The White House, however, said Trump and Ruddy have never discussed the issue. Justice Department regulations show the President does not have direct power to sack a special counsel, but the Attorney-General does, meaning Mr Trump could simply order acting Attorney-General Rod Rosenstein to sack Mr Mueller instead.

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Wife of Virginia shooter James Hodgkinson: 'I'm sorry that he did this'

Hodgkinson opened fire on dozens of Republican congressmen and staffers at a baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, on Wednesday. A congressman and a former staffer shot at baseball practice remain in critical condition and will require multiple surgeries.

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Three GJM men killed, six including IRB officer injured in police firing

Indefinite strike called by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) continued for the seventh consecutive day on Sunday morning. As the indefinite shutdown to demand a separate state entered its third day, GJM activists took out a protest rally from the party's headquarters in Singmari.

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Steve Scalise Still In Critical Condition After Being Shot

Rep. Steve Scalise is still in critical condition, but his health is improving, the Congressman's surgeon said two days after Scalise was shot at a practice for the Congressional Baseball Game. Scalise remains in critical condition at a hospital near the Capitol and has undergone multiple surgeries. Sava said she is in good condition and "good spirits".

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Father assails Pyongyang over treatment of USA student

However, one of the most common causes of cardiorespiratory arrest is a respiratory arrest. This could be due to a traumatic injury, intoxication or overdose of medication. It was widely speculated that Rodman would take up the issue of USA citizens detained in North Korea . Gratton, who had not previously spoken of the ordeal that saw Warmbier sentenced to 15 years had labor, spoke of the chilling moment the youngster was dragged away by officials as they tried to pass security at ...

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GOP Shooter Had List of House Republicans' Names

Pelosi and other Democrats charged that Trump himself bears responsibility for the virulent state of political discourse - and some said for Wednesday's attack as well, given his embrace of aggressive rhetoric on the campaign trail and the outbreaks of violence at some of his rallies.

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Doctors 'encouraged' by Scalise's improvement

On Friday, the hospital's director of trauma, Dr. Jack Sava , called Scalise's injury a "transpelvic gunshot wound" which had "fragmented, and caused significant damage to bones, internal organs and blood vessels". But Scalise still faces multiple surgeries, a prolonged hospital stay and a lengthy recovery, Sava stressed. Mr Scalise was shot as he fielded at second base during practice for an annual Republicans-Democrats baseball game .

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Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires

Twenty-four people were killed in Portugal in what officials are calling the country's "greatest wildfire tragedy of recent years". "People have to have their feet on their ground, continue to work, because we have to confirm the definitive decision by Fitch at the end of the year", he said.

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Macron casts ballot in French parliamentary vote

They include a retired bullfighter, a Rwandan refugee and a mathematician. Candidates from the conservative party, The Republicans, are expected to form the largest opposition group, with 70-110 seats, according to pollsters, with other parties sharing the rest.

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Trump to Announce Changes to Cuba Policy

According to the publication, it probably means that United States travelers will not even be able to stay at a hotel in Old Havana or make use of any tourism service in Cuba. While actual diplomatic talks may not have meant much changed between the two nations, open borders meant travel to Cuba was easier than ever before.

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Jury still deliberating in case of officer who shot Castile

Of some small consolation is the fact that Yanez will be transitioned out of the plice force, according to a statement from the city of St. Anthony. Paul, Minn., on Friday June 16, 201. "My son loved this city and this city killed my son". Two holdouts eventually agreed after five days. Once they find out that a black American has a gun permit, "they are not necessarily going to relax, but they now have an idea about your character", Ector said.

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CNN sues Justice Department for copies of Comey's memos on Trump

The Washington Post is reporting that the special counsel led by former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Muller is now looking into whether Mr Trump attempted to obstruct justice . Comey did not name the dissenter, but The Washington Post has learned it was FBI General Counsel James Baker. Earlier this month, Rosenstein told The Associated Press that "if anything that I did winds up being relevant to his investigation then, as Director Mueller and I discussed, if ...

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President Trump: Scalise "In Some Trouble". Praying For Victims

Vice President Mike Pence earlier on Thursday said he visited MedStar Washington Hospital Center , where Scalise was being treated. Mr Scalise remains in a critical condition after undergoing several operations, though word came from the hospital during the game that he had improved.

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Congressman at shooting scene made 'frantic' phone call to his wife

Jack Sava at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center. The doctor said Scalise has been sedated although the dosage has been turned down to allow him to respond to family members. The charity game, pitting Republican lawmakers against their Democratic colleagues, was set to proceed as scheduled at 7:05 p.m. (2300 GMT) at Nationals Park, home of the Washington Nationals Major League Baseball team, with thousands of spectators expected in the stands.

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Shooting Spurs Calls For New Lawmaker Security Measures

Scalise has remained under sedation, although doctors have lightened the medication at times so that the congressman can communicate with relatives. Doctors attending to Rep. The Friday visit announced by Ryan's staff comes with Scalise in critical condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center . For those who aren't familiar with this annual event, it's when congressional Democrats and Republicans get together to play each other in an exhibition game that raises money for ...

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Trump Is Now Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

Trump's Twitter response followed days of intensifying criticism of Mueller from some conservatives, who have charged the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director and his team with political bias and have claimed his relationship to Comey and an earlier meeting with Trump amount to conflicts of interest.

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US Senate Passes Sanctions Against Iran And Russia

They also agreed, by 97-2, to set up a process by which Congress can block any attempt by President Trump to scale back those sanctions. For one, new sanctions would be imposed on those linked to "malicious cyber activity" or Russian intelligence or defense services and even for allocating weapons to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government.

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Lake Fire Grows To 175 Acres, No Containment

The fire was continuing to move into the Angeles National Forest around 4:30 p.m., according to Licon. The Lake Fire, as officials are calling it, was reported shortly after 2 p.m. With the cooler overnight hours, firefighters hope the blaze will slow and ground crews can block the fire's path. By 9 p.m., the fire had burned 1,000 acres and was 10 percent contained, the LA County Fire Department announced in a tweet.

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Gov. McAuliffe calls for gun control in wake of Alexandria shooting

And that's not for today's discussion, but it's not just about politicians. Really, then, you know, some people react to things like that. "We worry about this every day for all of our citizens". Chelsea Parsons, vice president for guns and crime policy at the liberal Center for American Progress, noted however, that since the 2012 shooting in CT resulting in the deaths of 20 first-graders and six staff members at an elementary school , several states have imposed new limits on gun sales.

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President says Scalise 'in some trouble' as House gavels back into session

Trump", White House spokesman Sean Spicer said. Richmond and others in both parties say Scalise will be at the top of their minds. The gunman died after being wounded in a gunfight with police. Players from both Democrat and Republican teams observe a moment of silence at second base before the Congressional Baseball Game on Thursday. The shooter is identified as James T.

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Bill Cosby smirks at deadlocked jury

Pennsylvania law professor David Rudovsky, a criminal lawyer in Philadelphia, said Thursday that the jurors' inability to agree on a verdict didn't surprise him, given the nature of a case that boiled down to Cosby's word against his accuser's and the legal meaning of consent.

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Sharp questions for Sessions in coming testimony

The president's statement seemed to be in line with the response by Trump's personal lawyer, Marc Kaskowitz, to the Comey testimony . "I don't think it's for me to say whether the conversation I had with the president was an effort to obstruct", Comey testified .

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Reeling from shooting, Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game

The shooter, identified as James T. Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old home inspector from IL, was shot and killed by Capitol Police officers who were in Scalise's security detail. Exhausted of being in a defensive crouch as Trump comes under attack from Democrats and the media for breeching political norms, some jumped at the opportunity to turn the tables and contend that Democrats, too, are part of the problem.

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US Lawmaker Shot at Baseball Practice Remains in Critical Condition

Scalise was shot Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, . The morning after visiting Scalise in the hospital , Trump said the congressman's challenges are "more difficult" than first thought. United States congressman Steve Scalise has shown improvement over the last 36 hours after being shot by a gunman who opened fire on Republican lawmakers at a baseball practice earlier in the week.

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Wife Of Alexandria Gunman: 'I Can't Believe He Did This'

In a statement released Thursday morning, his family said Mika was shot in the chest and arm and suffered massive trauma, the Detroit News reports . The popular annual face-off, which raises money for charity, is scheduled to go forward as planned Thursday evening at Nationals Park in Washington. Hodgkinson had an assault rifle and a lot of ammunition and police said the shooting may have been motivated by Hodgkinson's hatred for President Donald Trump and the GOP.

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The GOP baseball shooting is the 154th mass shooting this year

We worry about this every day for all of our citizens", McAuliffe said at the news conference. "We just buried one of our great state troopers, a special agent, with a wife and three young children". Echoing those sentiments, the Republicans who control Washington dug in. In any case, below are some other conservative thoughts shared on Twitter about gun control in connection to the shooting, which range from absurd to downright idiotic.

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Juneteenth celebrated in Sioux City Saturday

This year's Juneteenth theme is "A Time to Heal, A Time to Unite". To see more , visit KUT 90.5 . Folks from all over the area came out to celebrate that joyous day. Shadrach J. Thomas, who delivered the invocation. Juneteenth is a combination of June and the 19, which represent the day in 1865 when the last slaves in America (Galveston, Texas) were freed.


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