Rosenstein, in office for less than two months, is the top Justice official overseeing the probe because Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself . Rosenstein told a closed session of Congress last month that he learned Comey would be dismissed one day before penning his memo. What is clear is that he could order the Justice Department to ax Mueller, which may result in Rosenstein's departure and would certainly intensify the uproar over the investigation.
North Korea sentenced Warmbier to prison after he admitted trying to steal a propaganda banner during a trip there. Donald Trump said early in his campaign for the presidency that he takes North Korea's hereditary ruler, 33-year-old Kim Jong-un, quite seriously because of his nuclear weapons, and is willing to talk with him about the crisis in U.S.
Have you read Trendiee Today? The president has never been shy about what he likes: his own bed (or beds) in a property that bears his name. He traveled to his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida many times, and recently he has been going to Bedminster, New Jersey.
Bush. The president complained the probe is unfair and wondered why his defeated Democratic opponent wasn't getting the same scrutiny. Mr Comey, who had been leading one of several Russian Federation inquiries, testified to Congress last week that Mr Trump had pressurised him to drop the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn .
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William have also met with residents who were affected by the fire. Dozens of people remain missing after the fire engulfed the 24-story building early Wednesday, CNN reported . She did speak with emergency services. Residents had raised concerns about the fire safety of the building prior to the blaze. Elsewhere, an angry protester attempted to rally the large crowd to march on the Prime Minister's residence on Downing Street.
The European Commission said the one-day meeting between its chief negotiator Michel Barnier and Brexit Secretary David Davis will take place "as part of the sequenced approach to the talks" set out by the EU, which require progress to be made on withdrawal arrangements before any talks on trade can begin.
The game will be played at Nationals Park, home of Major League Baseball's Washington Nationals team, a day after a gunman wounded Scalise, Capitol Police officers Crystal Griner and David Bailey, a congressional aide and a lobbyist. He's a great fighter and he's going to be OK, we hope". He says: "Steve in his own way may have brought some unity to our long-divided country". VIDEO: Neighbors record sounds of gun battle at congressional baseball practice "Everyone on that field is a ...
Throughout the scorching USA south cops are hunting a pair of killer convicts considered "dangerous beyond description". "We desperately need the public's help in finding both of these vehicles", Sills said. The incident happened on Hwy 16 West of Sparta near Eatonton around 6:45 a.m. when there were 33 prisoners and two guards on the bus. Thirty-one other inmates were on board the bus, which was heading to a diagnostic facility at the time the escape took place, and have provided ...
To a lesser extent, the same is possible for Greene, who was announced only as a pitcher when the Reds selected him. He was part of a gold-medal-winning Team USA 18-and-under squad past year at the COPABE Pan American AAA Championship. Lewis could be an outfielder in professional baseball. "We're happy we got Royce". Greene, featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated this season, was the first of four prospects in attendance at the draft site to be selected.
The new United Kingdom government is yet to take a final shape despite announcement of new Cabinet members as a final deal with the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) gets worked out. Still trying to shore up her authority after last week's election calamity injected new uncertainty into Britain's path to leaving the European Union, May is sending her Brexit Secretary David Davis to Brussels on Monday to launch the process with EU negotiator Michel Barnier.
Jack Sava , the hospital's director of trauma, said Friday . Sava said that, while Scalise remains in critical condition, his risk of death is substantially lower now than when he came in. Because the bullet shattered, there may be hundreds of fragments in Scalise's body and doctors do not intend to try to remove them all, Sava said. Rep.
Rosenstein, who would be responsible for actually dismissing Mueller, told US lawmakers he would fire him only with good cause. I am being investigated for firing the FBI director by the deputy attorney general , who told me to fire the FBI Director! The second, the source continued, is whether if any potential offences were committed, Trump or others attempted to cover them up or obstruct the investigation into them.
Matt Lewis, a CNN political commentator, said Trump has a pattern of surprise moves, such as the firing of former FBI Director James Comey . And the story took a weird turn last night when Trump confidante Chris Ruddy , after visiting the White House, told PBS's Judy Woodruff that the president is "considering perhaps terminating" Mueller.
Some of his ire is aimed at Mr Rosenstein and investigative special counsel Robert Mueller , both of whom the president believes are biased against him, associates say. Trump's young presidency has been battered by allegations - under investigation both by Congress and the FBI - that Russian Federation interfered to sway the 2016 election in his favor, in possible collusion with Trump's campaign team.
The probe Mueller "marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation, which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin", The Washington Post reported on Wednesday.
Carter , 20, broke down crying in court, putting her head in her hands, before Judge Lawrence Moniz announced the verdict. Roy poisoned himself by inhaling carbon monoxide while inside his pickup truck. The notoriety of the case turned Carter into a modern-day villainess in social media, where people tweeted threats such as "I hope you rot in jail forever", and, " Michelle Carter is a witch".
As a candidate, Trump deplored the waste of America's wars and suggested he would try to end them. The report comes days after Mattis acknowledged during testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee that the United States is " not winning " the 16-year war in Afghanistan .
The percentage of Republicans who strongly approved of Trump's presidential performance decreased 12 points, from 60 percent in February to 48 points in June. While 51 percent of Democrats hold a favorable opinion of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, 43 percent of Republicans share that view. What do you think of President Trump's performance and the FBI's handling of the Russian Federation investigation? Most Texans take a dim view of Russian Federation - with only 11 percent holding a ...
One day after a gunman opened fire at a Republican congressional baseball practice, shooting House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and three others, lawmakers took the field Thursday evening at Nationals Park in Washington. Rep. Mo Brooks, an Alabama Republican, said his colleague "crawled into the outfield, leaving a trail of blood". The crowd started clapping and chanting United States of America after the first pitch was thrown by injured Capitol Police Officer David Bailey, one of the ...
On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Comey had presented no evidence to prove that Moscow meddled in the US election, adding that Washington had tried to influence Russian elections "year after year", he said. Mark Corallo, a spokesman for Trump's personal lawyer, had responded Wednesday evening to the Post report by saying: "The FBI leak of information regarding the president is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal".
Williams and Capitol Police Agent David Bailey were also injured in the incident. Scalise's Chief of Staff Brett Horton also read a statement from Scalise's wife, Jennifer. Leaders decided the game would go on as scheduled at Nationals Park in Washington , home of the city's professional baseball team, and the Democrats won, 11 to 2.
Queen Elizabeth II , 91, will read out a prepared speech on May's plans for new laws in what has already been declared as a low-key affair as a result of the snap general election called by May in April and clashes with the monarch's diary.
They also point to entertainer Kathy Griffin, who posted an internet video showing her holding up the likeness of the bloody, decapitated head of Obama? Doctors said Friday that Scalise had a second surgery on Thursday and although he remains in critical condition, his condition has improved.
We'll give the last word from a Trump-hating lefty with at least a bit of common sense. The White House has used a memo he wrote to justify Trump's decision to fire Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , but that Trump action may now be part of the inquiry.
She used a Hula-Hoop-type device to hang from the helicopter as it flew 300 feet above the Falls. Erendira broke a record her husband set in 2011 by hanging from his teeth 250 feet in the air. Hang in there, Nik Wallenda - even if your wife just shattered your record. "It's comforting to look up and see my husband", she said. A fall from that height would mean certain death, but Wallenda wore a safety tether to comply with New York State labor law.