Grassley's office says he and the committee's top Democrat, Dianne Feinstein of California, want "voluntary co-operation " but have not ruled out subpoenas to force participation in the hearing. Separately, Trump is considering appointing Wall Street financier and long-time supporter Anthony Scaramucci as his White House communications director, according to a senior White House official.
Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores says Sessions stands by his previous assertion that he never had conversations with Russian officials about any type of interference with the election. Newspaper reports said Trump's lawyers are reviewing ways to limit or undermine the special counsel. US President Donald Trump's son, Donald Trump Jr., son-in-law Jared Kushner and former campaign manager Paul Manafort have been asked to appear before US Senate committees next week ...
After a brief pause on the floor to complete some paperwork, the first of the two bills, SB 20 was voted on and passed 31-0. The speaker, who compared Abbott's special session priorities to a "pile of manure" during a speech to the Texas Association of School Boards last month, told reporters Thursday that he doesn't feel pressure from the Senate.
Incoming White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders during an on-camera briefing Friday was pressed over the issue of whether or not Trump would pardon himself or other White House staffers if the FBI's investigation into Russian Federation ever came down to that.
The GOP majority in the House and Senate is large enough to pass the legislation, but as is now obvious, there aren't enough Republican members prepared to back their party's regressive and unpopular bill. "So I think it makes it more perilous". The House Budget Committee released its fiscal 2018 budget resolution Tuesday with reconciliation instructions for a deficit neutral tax overhaul and $203 billion in mandatory savings.
The White House released official announcements about Sean Spicer , Anthony Scaramucci and Sarah Huckabee Sanders Friday evening. Spicer tendered his resignation Friday morning, after Trump officially hired Scaramucci - a wealthy financier from NY - as communications director .
Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 1,214,666 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock valued at $30,633,000 after buying an additional 358,460 shares during the last quarter.
Her predecessor, CVN 65, the longest naval vessel ever built (and the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier), was decommissioned February 3, 2017, after over 55 years of service. Ford became president after Richard Nixon stepped down amid the Watergate scandal in 1977. The new technology and warfighting capabilities that Ford brings will transform naval warfare, making us a more lethal Navy.
President Donald Trump says Sean Spicer is a "wonderful person who took tremendous abuse from the Fake News Media". "He has been a great supporter and will now help implement key aspects of our agenda while leading the communications team".
Spicer has been serving a dual role as press secretary and communications director since Dubke left. Spicer had expected any new communication director would report to him. Priebus and Bannon opposed Scaramucci hiring . A Wall Street personal, Scaramucci said he is an incrementalist. Scaramucci said to laughter, referring to the president.
Russian diplomats are known to sometimes relay inaccurate information in case it's intercepted, but USA officials say Kislyak is usually accurate. Next week, Trump's eldest son, his son-in-law and White House adviser, and a former campaign chairman are to appear before Senate committees investigating Russian meddling.
Twelve people in New Jersey and 13 people in NY have been infected, officials say - more than any other states affected by the outbreak, which has also hit 10 other states, including Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and Maryland. Salmonella can infect anyone - but young children, older adults and people with weakened immune systems are the most likely to have severe infections.
The top Republican added that while it is "pretty obvious we have had some difficulty in getting 50 votes to proceed", he intends to "vote on the motion to proceed next week". The last ditch effort comes only a day after Republicans attempted to force a vote on a straight repeal of Obamacare - an effort which failed when 3 Republicans came out against the effort.
She said that the Kashmir issue is a bilateral issue and it can only be resolved through dialogue between India and Pakistan. "If we all have to sit together to find a solution to Kashmir issue, then what will these country do anything in India's internal matter".
Prosecutor-general Hisham Barakat was killed in a vehicle bomb attack on his convoy in eastern Cairo in June 2015. Two militants were killed on Friday in a shootout with police in the Egyptian province of Fayyoum. Sixty-seven people were charged in connection with the assassination, with the general prosecution accusing defendants - who it says are members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group - of conspiring with members of Gaza's Hamas to kill the top prosecutor.
The institutional investor owned 1,221,939 shares of the railroad operator's stock after buying an additional 815 shares during the period. Finally, Independent Advisor Alliance bought a new position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at about $187,000.
In his second quarter, he has garnered only 8% approval from Democrats when compared to 34% of Independents and 85% of Republicans. Trump's average approval rating for his second quarter in office, 38.8%, is more than five percentage points lower than the next closest president, Bill Clinton at 44%.
The government stepped up its travel advisory for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally as Gabriel warned it could no longer guarantee its citizens' safety in the face of "arbitrary" mass arrests, a step set to hit a sector crucial to Turkey's ailing economy.
The fourth truck failed to stop and hit the back of one truck, causing the chain-reaction crash, officials said. Roberts then skidded across the highway and onto the path of Remy Itoua, from Raleigh, N.C., who was driving a Freightliner tractor-trailer.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell addressed reporters after the lunch to announce that next week the Senate will be voting on a motion to proceed on the legislation. Yet regardless of how the Senate decides to move forward with repealing the ACA, any plan that would repeal major pieces of the healthcare law without an immediate replacement appears doomed to fail.
The Post cited one United States official as saying Sessions provided "misleading" statements that were "contradicted by other evidence". Though it has been confirmed that the Attorney General has met Kislyak at least two times in 2016, Sessions has repeatedly denied that they had any substantive exchanges.
The retention of some Affordable Care Act taxes that the previous version of the bill would have eliminated, the CBO notes, is the main reason why this new version of the BCRA is estimated to result in larger savings. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), which would allow insurers to sell minimal plans with limited benefits and lower premiums. Many health experts have warned it would destabilize the market, though.
Like Fatima, hundreds of women at refugee camps look around with hopeless eyes, these women live day after day not knowing what the future holds or if they have one. She started to cover her hair and wear long gowns before she disappeared from her family's home. The woman, believed to be in her thirties, was arrested on July 9 along with her two sons and two daughters in a basement in Mosul's Old City, according to the Iraqi intelligence officials.
An ethics expert told the Times that there may be more income streams the OGE doesn't yet know about. She reports assets of at least $66 million and having earned at least $13.5 million in income a year ago from her various business ventures.
An Israeli army spokesperson told Ma'an that a Palestinian attempted to stab Israeli soldiers at an Israeli military checkpoint near Tuqu, adding that soldiers shot and killed the man. In a Facebook post on Friday, Omar al-Abed said he was avenging what he called Israel's "desecration" of a Jerusalem shrine. "I love life and I love to make others happy, but what is my life when women and children are being murdered and when our Al-Aqsa (Mosque) is being stained?" In the report released ...