Democrats on the committee grew frustrated as Sessions continually refused to answer the questions put to him. "David Ignatius would never get a manuscript accepted, he would never become a " New York Times " bestseller if the plot line was a sitting United States senator and a Russian ambassador are colluding in front of hundreds of people at a hotel, including the media, to pull off the greatest caper in the history of espionage", said Cotton, pointing out Ignatius as a panelist on ...
The Attorney General said that if Harris didn't allow him to fully answer her question "you'll accuse me of lying". There are none. I can tell you that for absolute certainty. But under questioning, Sessions acknowledged that Trump's campaign foreign policy advisers "never functioned as a coherent team" and there were members of that group he never met.
The conservative Republicans had 16 percent, followed by the far-right National Front with 14 percent. The former ruling party in France , the Socialists, which was led by Macron's predecessor Francois Hollande , took just 9.5% of the vote with allies and are expected to lose 200 seats.
Police said at least nine people had been killed and several wounded. He said heavy gunfire was heard. This version corrects the name of the restaurant to Pizza House . A suicide auto bomber has attacked a restaurant in Somalia's capital Mogadishu , killing at least nine people, officials and witnesses say. The restaurant is just meters away from another one, Posh Treats, that is frequented by the city's elite.
Judges with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday to uphold an injunction against President Donald Trump's travel ban. Unlike the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, which shot down the President's revised travel ban on constitutional grounds last month, the Ninth Circuit was persuaded by statutory claims under the federal Immigration and Nationality Act.
The shooting occurred at a popular park and baseball complex where Republican lawmakers and others were gathered for a morning practice about 7 a.m. He was taken to a hospital where he underwent surgery and was listed in critical condition . "Prior to entering surgery, the whip was in good spirits and spoke to his wife by phone", the statement said.
She told a meeting of backbenchers that she had got the party into "this mess" by calling the snap election and now "I'll get us out of it". "Our manifesto set out a roadmap for improving economic conditions and I want to deliver on that", the re-elected MP said.
Corbyn, 68, may not have dislodged May in the polls but the Labour Party's strong showing prompted him to demand her resignation, saying she "lost votes, lost support and lost confidence" of the people. To retain her role as Prime Minister, May moved quickly announcing her intention to pursue a partnership with the DUP, a small party from Northern Ireland known for pursuing a more socially conservative agenda than the Tories.
Emergency services battled throughout the day to put the fire out but late into Wednesday the blackened husk of the building, where up to 600 people are believed to have lived, continued to glow orange because of the flames inside. London's Metropolitan Police say 12 people have died in the devastating fire that engulfed a west London apartment block. "People were up...
Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation in March after revelations that he had failed to disclose two meetings previous year with Russia's ambassador to Washington , Sergei Kislyak. John McCain chairs that committee and he had a few simple questions during Tuesday's hearing about Sessions' Kislyak meetings and all the important Russia-related security issues the two discussed.
The identity of the second victim remains unknown as the Australian Government awaits official confirmation from United Kingdom authorities to notify the family. HSBC bank worker Ignacio Echeverría, 39, from Madrid, is also missing after using a skateboard to defend a woman being attacked. He would not divulge details and it's not known if one of them is Ms Zelenak.
Ron Wyden (D-OR), Comey was asked why he didn't immediately disclose Trump's request to drop the investigation against the former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn investigation to Sessions , who, at the time, had not yet recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation.
Flames tore through the 24-storey Grenfell Tower in north Kensington overnight, leaving people trapped on upper floors - some holding babies out of windows and others jumping from their flats. The London Ambulance Service said it has sent more than 20 ambulance crews and other responders, and that 50 people have been taken to five hospitals.
Both the House and Senate Intelligence committees have issued subpoenas for Flynn's testimony and documents from his businesses. The issue will be front and centre this week in Washington , where former FBI Director James Comey is due to testify on whether Trump tried to get him to back off an investigation into alleged ties between Trump's election campaign and Moscow .
That position will have a response from Russian Federation and will open a new phase in the arms race, the statesman noted. "It may be [rough]... but it will be effective". "Iran has abandoned all nuclear military weapons programs". According to Putin , presidents in the United States change, but their policy remains intact.
Two of the five were Capitol Police who were wounded in an exchange of gunfire with the shooter . Trump, whose 71st birthday was Wednesday, was informed of the shooting minutes after it occurred. Meanwhile, Loudermilk rushed to Mika, who had been shot multiple times. "I wish all the victims a speedy recovery and look forward to seeing my former House colleagues, Congressional staffers and Capitol Police officers back on the Hill soon", her statement continued.
After confirming on Friday that her top five ministers would keep their jobs, including finance minister Philip Hammond, May is expected to continue to appoint the government that will take on one of the most demanding negotiations in British history.
Article II, Section 1 of the Constitution of the US describes the Emoluments Clause in the following manner. The emoluments clause states that an officeholder can not accept, without the consent of Congress , "any present, emolument , office, or title, of any kind whatever, from any king, prince, or foreign state ".
Police have shot and wounded a man who attacked an officer with a hammer outside historic Notre Dame cathedral in Paris . French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said the assailant shouted "this was for Syria" and seemed to have acted alone.
In attempts to locate the pair, road blocks had been set up and the Kuranda Range closed to traffic in both directions at around 6:30pm, The Cairns Post reports , as police followed a black Holden Commodore from the Tablelands. Earlier on Wednesday, Acting Inspector Gooiker said her housemates had not heard any disturbances overnight and called police when they realised she was missing.
The accused however are not connected to the 1 June attack in the United Kingdom capital that left eight people dead, the police said on Thursday. Butt, who was born in Pakistan and moved to Britain as a child, had worked in 2015 in the office at Auriga Holdings Ltd, which manages some Kentucky Fried Chicken franchises in Britain.
Rodman , in an interview with CNN before landing in North Korea, said he was "trying to accomplish something we both need", referring to himself and the Trump administration. The last instruction the president left Tillerson was: "Take care of Otto", the official said. The State Department continues discussions with North Korea over three other Americans being detained in North Korea.
I believe they thought they could contain the fire at first. The group claimed access to the building was "severely restricted" for emergency services and other vehicles and that residents were advised to stay in their flats in case of fire.
Ryan thanked the first responders and the Alexandria, Va. Police Department, and accentuated his respect for the Capitol Hill Police. One was being treated, and one was about to go into surgery. And we will have the chance to hold up their heroism. I rise to join the distinguished speaker in paying tribute to the courageous men and women of the Capitol Police force, and also, in sadness, for the assault that was made on our colleagues and members of the staff.
In his remarks at the close of the talks, Minister of Economy Gian Luca Galletti from host Italy , said ministers " agreed on everything except for climate". The president is moving more of the job of combating the possible effects of global warming to the US private sector and the laboratory of the states, where it properly belongs.