The White House has said Donald Trump "has no intention" of sacking the special counsel investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Solicitor general Robert Bork ultimately fired Cox . Neal Katyal, a former Department of Justice official who spent 18 months working on the federal regulations that allowed for Mueller's appointment, made that much plain when he told MSNBC's Rachel Maddow last month that Trump's authority is virtually plenary in this area.
David Davis, who leads the Department for Exiting the European Union, says in a joint statement Thursday that the decision comes after discussion in Brussels . Pressed on reports of secret talks between Cabinet ministers and Labour MPs, Mr Gove said the two parties had a "similar" position on Brexit and the reality of the hung parliament meant the Government would have to "work with everyone".
MedStar Washington Hospital Center revealed the extent of Scalise's injuries Wednesday night and indicated he will need multiple additional surgeries. At a press conference, President Trump says that wounded Scalise's condition is more hard than people first realized. "Like all those who come to serve in our nation's capital, Steve loved this country ", Pence said.
The two brothers were arrested by police after the attack and released without charge. But Greater Manchester Police this evening confirmed in a statement that the 23-year-old has been released. Security footage has shown him walking alone in parts of the city with a blue plastic suitcase investigators believe he used to ferry components for the bomb.
Meanwhile there were unconfirmed reports that deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein , who has taken charge of the Russian investigation since attorney general Jeff Sessions recused himself , could step aside from the investigation.
The policy changes the president signed at the event had real consequences. Ben Rhodes, the author of the Obama administration's policies easing sanctions on dictators in both Iran and Cuba, declared that opponents of Obama's pro-Castro policy must be "held accountable" for opposing Obama-era policies that lined the communist regime's pockets while doing little to help the Cuban people who have been oppressed for decades by the Castros.
Doctors say Rep. Steve Scalise (skuh-LEES') remains in critical condition at a Washington hospital but is improving. The congressman's risk of death was now substantially lower because doctors have controlled the bleeding and his vital signs have stabilised.
Feinstein has said the Judiciary Committee should investigate, but had asked Grassley to keep the investigations separate. Rosenstein, the former US attorney in Maryland, was forced to take over supervision of the Russian Federation investigation because Attorney General Jeff Sessions had recused himself.
Investigators have not determined the objective of the list and they are still trying to determine its meaning. Four people - including Rep. Steve Scalise , the House majority whip from Louisiana, who was shot in the hip - were wounded in the shooting .
Speaking after meeting new Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Government Buildings on Friday, Ms Foster said: "We want to see a Brexit that works for everybody, not just in Northern Ireland but of course the Republic as well". "It's passing quicker than anyone believes". On Monday, the European Commission insisted it was "fully prepared and ready for the negotiations to start" the process.
Mr Comey, who had been leading one of several Russian Federation inquiries, testified to Congress last week that Mr Trump had pressured him to drop the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. He wrote in multiple social media posts that he views Mueller - a long-serving former Federal Bureau of Investigation director respected by both parties - as leading a biased probe with the singular aim of dislodging Trump.
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said while May was no longer certain of increasing her parliamentary majority, she was sceptical about suggestions the Conservatives would lose their current slim majority. Mr Corbyn's speech at York Science Park aimed to redirect the election debate on to domestic policy, after a day when both the main parties focused on Brexit.
It is believed he was referring to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who appointed Mr Mueller as special prosecutor to investigate the Trump campaign. Trump has denied any involvement with the Russians during the campaign and has called media reports of collusion a "hoax" and a " phony story".
Created to be optimised when used with an Apple Music subscription, Apple says HomePod can "provide deep knowledge of personal music preferences and tastes and helps users discover new music."By saying things "Hey Siri , I like this song", HomePod will work to learn the musical preferences of a user (including genres, moods and playlists) and music tastes shared across devices".
May is negotiating with the DUP, in an effort to ensure the Northern Ireland party backs her Conservatives in the House of Commons, where she does not have a majority, having failed to win an overall majority following the snap election she called, June 8.
The F-15 sale highlights the complex position that the Trump administration finds itself in, forced to balance its focus on fighting terrorism against regional rivalries between key allies. Last Friday, Trump told reporters at a White House press conference that " Qatar , unfortunately, has historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level".
Egypt , UAE along with Bahrain last week cut diplomatic ties with Qatar following footsteps of the wealthiest nation of Saudi Arabia and further suspended air, land and sea routes with the Energy-rich Gulf nation. Qatar has denied those charges. Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies have reportedly been angered by the sometimes critical coverage they receive from Al Jazeera.
Macron's party winning just over 28 percent of the vote, the most for any single party. France's right wing Republican party, allied with the Union of Democrats and Independents, secured 18.80 percent. They also blamed the long election cycle, with party primaries that started a year ago before the two rounds of presidential and then legislative voting, for turning voters off.
Earlier, Ms Foster said the talks were going well: "We hope soon to be able to bring this work to a successful conclusion". Also in Dublin for a meeting with Mr Varadkar, Sinn Fein Stormont leader Michelle O'Neill voiced her optimism that a deal was "doable".
He also expressed his thanks to world officials and parliaments for extending messages of commiseration to the Iranian people and government over the terrorist attacks in Tehran . From January to March 2017 "we dismantled 45 cells, while in the past two-and-a-half months alone we have dismantled more than 25 terrorist cells", he said.
North Korea has become a security priority for Washington since Pyongyang vowed to accelerate its nuclear and missile programs, and develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the US mainland. "We are going to have to work together", Mattis said. "So we will still be there and we will be there with you". An Australian questioner asked, in light of Trump's abandonment of an worldwide trade deal known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and his withdrawal from the Paris climate deal, "why ...
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DUP leader Arlene Foster has today called for a "sensible Brexit and one that works for everybody". But Mr Davis insisted the United Kingdom still wants to negotiate its future trade relationship with the European Union "alongside" talks on the terms for Brexit, which he said was the process set out in Article 50 of the European Union treaties.
The California leader says he believes Trump's decision to leave the Paris accord will eventually be reversed. "But, it will not impact our commitment to fulfil the Paris agreement ". Fortunately, the reaction to Trump's announcement has been encouraging. The Paris Agreement commits countries to holding global temperature rises to "well below" 2C above pre-industrial levels, which will require global emissions to be cut to net zero by the second half of the century.
The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the policy before the formal announcement, despite the president's regular criticism of the use of anonymous sources. The US Treasury Department will have to write new regulations so US citizens flying to Cuba in the coming days will not be affected. And the US government will police other such trips to ensure there's a tour group representative along making sure travelers are pursuing a "full-time schedule of educational exchange ...