The Washington Post also claims that right after Comey gave this document to Mueller, Mr. Mueller then opened an investigation of President Trump on whether of not he obstructed justice in firing James Comey . Kellyanne Conway , a counselor to the president, called into question Mueller's independence by flagging past campaign contributions from some of the prosecutors he hired to help him handle the investigation.
Trump had tweeted, "At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is " no reason to be alarmed! ". Attacks at the London Bridge and Borough Market kill seven and injure nearly 50. Khan responded saying the president had taken his comments out of context. Of course, famous Londoner and known Trump critic J.K. Rowling had something to say about the situation, writing on Twitter on Tuesday, "I'd rather he [Trump] didn't come, but if he does, I'd like his ...
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. economic sanctions, denounced Trump for opening a "new cycle of aggression" against Cuba . No policy changes will take effect until the departments have finalized the new rules.
However, many do not expect the bill to pass the House without some changes being made, possibly softening the bill so that the Trump administration can sign it without diplomatic damage. Moreover, it institutes new sanctions on certain Russian industries, such as mining, metals, shipping and railways, and paves the way for possible new sanctions on individuals.
The Iranian spokesperson rejected as "completely unjustified and illegal" allegations leveled in the bill about the country's missile capabilities. Iran today condemned new sanctions adopted by the US Senate and vowed to respond with "reciprocal and adequate measures".
Democrats and Republicans from the Senate and the House of Representatives traded suits and ties for cleats and caps Thursday at Nationals Park, the home of the United States capital's team. On Thursday morning, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents swarmed through Alexandria's Del Ray neighborhood. It's lots of farmland, acres of corn and soybean fields.
Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh and D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine said they will make a formal statement Monday afternoon. The lawsuit said heavy spending by foreign diplomats and embassies at the Trump International Hotel just a few blocks from the White House , payments made by foreign entities at his Trump Tower and Trump International Tower in NY, and other business operations effectively violate the US Constitution's ban on presidents enriching themselves ...
Ige says the islands are seeing the impacts of climate change first-hand. KCNA regularly issues caustic missives on all aspects of United States policy. Trump's announcement that the United States would withdraw from the global accord drew ridicule from foreign leaders around the world and made the USA one of only three countries not signed up to the accord, the others being Nicaragua and Syria.
Germany on Friday accused Washington of hurting European power companies through the new sanctions against Russian Federation that target the planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Europe. "What I wouldn't want to do is close the channels off", Tillerson told a Senate committee. It also allows Congress to review any administration attempts to ease, suspend or end sanctions.
Jason Quate and his wife Elizabeth Quate are charged concealment of a homicidal death. Authorities found the girl's body Tuesday in a garage behind a dilapidated and vacant home in Centreville, Illinois, near St. A day earlier, he told KSNV-TV in Las Vegas that his wife had told him she had put the girl up for adoption. Quate admitted to detectives that his wife worked as a prostitute in IL and Las Vegas, and that he had not worked in more than three years, but "he was not a pimp and would ...
If "the man " in the tweet is, in fact, Rosenstein - as one person who recently spoke to Trump told CNN - Trump's anger marks a whopper of a turnaround on the same man he and other senior White House officials praised effusively just weeks ago.
The Fitzgerald and the Japanese coastguard were searching for seven missing sailors. The cause of the collision between the USS Fitzgerald and the 29,000-ton ACX Crystal is now unknown, but container ship collisions are not unknown.
The USS Fitzgerald was commissioned in October 1995, and according to CNN , completed a $21 million upgrade in February of this year. US and Japanese joined in air-and-sea search missions Saturday for seven American sailors missing after their Navy destroyer collided with a much-larger container vessel off the coast of Japan.
Asked at a press conference about what he believed could be done to protect politicians, McAuliffe said , "Let me say this: I think we need to do more to protect all of our citizens". Two mass shootings that took place Wednesday-the shooting on a Virginia ballfield targeting members of Congress and the shooting at a UPS in San Francisco-marks the 154th and 155th mass shooting this year, according to the Gun Violence Archive .
The department became aware that two LAPD cruisers had gone missing around 5 p.m. on Wednesday, sparking an investigation that Beck said "almost immediately" focused on a 16-year-old female cadet assigned to 77th Street Division after officials found video of the teen fueling the auto at a city gas pump.
But Stephen Gillers, a New York University professor who specializes in legal and judicial ethics, said the Mueller interview with Trump presented "no conflict whatsoever". Said Ryan: "I know Bob Mueller. If there were not good cause, it wouldn't matter to me no matter what anybody says", explained Rosenstein. Gingrich added that Trump is "actually pretty confident" in the investigation and "ultimately, he's still going to be president and this stuff is all going to go away".
Now we're back to "blame Rosenstein ". Sad!" Trump tweeted. "Despite the phony Witch Hunt going on in America, the economic & jobs numbers are great. Or maybe there's a different explanation for the statement. Although Rosenstein's memo was extremely critical of former FBI Director James B.
He's " just having a little fun ", this person said of Trump's tape antics. More than four decades ago, the Senate voted to create a special investigative committee to look into the Watergate break-in, and Archibald Cox, the Watergate special prosecutor, subpoenaed the White House tapes from Nixon.
USA media identified Hodgkinson, who died following a shootout with police in the Washington suburb of Alexandria, as a 66-year-old from Belleville Illinois, a suburb of St. "I just want you all to go away and leave my neighbors in peace". Those on the far Right claim harsh rhetoric by Democrats and liberals over Republican President Donald Trump is creating this culture of violence.
While the Trump administration initially said that letter was the reason the president fired Comey on May 9, Trump later said he did so because of the "Russia thing". It cited five people briefed on the requests by Mueller's team who spoke on condition of anonymity. Do you think Trump will survive his first term? Vice President Mike Pence has also hired a private lawyer to represent his interests in the expanding probe.
Meeting with Republican congressional leaders at the White House, Trump praised the House for passing its own version of the health legislation early last month, and encouraged the Senate to do to the same. While home, Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) said that it was "unlikely that we'll get a health-care deal" this year. Apparently unsure how to respond , Hatch briefly conferred with an aide before telling McCaskill "I think we've already had one" and saying her ideas on the issue are welcome.
Jack Sava , the director of trauma at MedStar Washington Hospital Center , said Friday. The bullet entered Scalise's left hip and tore through his pelvis, breaking bones, injuring organs and causing severe bleeding. "Pray for Steve!" Trump added. As Scalise continued his grueling recovering, law enforcement officials proceeded with their investigation of the Wednesday attack at a suburban Virginia park , where shooter James Hodgkinson wounded several other people in addition to ...
The person who died was in his or her 90s and had underlying health problems, officials said. The Health Department is investigating an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the Lenox Hill area. While Legionella bacteria can't be eliminated from the environment, Bassett said the city will continue to monitor for outbreaks of the disease, and issue public notices when clusters of infections appear.
Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this March 8, 2017 file photo, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington . 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. "We pray for all of the victims of this bad crime who are still recovering - including Zachary Barth and Matt Mika , both of whom are respected and cherished by so many".
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is overseeing the Russian Federation probe - and Special Counsel Robert Mueller reports to him. In separate closed-door meetings with the House and the Senate, Rosenstein said his memo was "not a statement of reasons to justify a for-cause termination".