Sessions, who outranks Rosenstein, has recused himself formally from overseeing any part of the Russian Federation investigation. A senior White House official confirmed that the president had interviewed Mueller for the FBI post in the Oval Office the day before Rosenstein tapped him to be the special counsel in the Russian Federation investigation.
Trump appeared to be a responding to a Washington Post report that special prosecutor Robert Mueller "is interviewing senior intelligence officials as part of a widening probe that now includes an examination of whether President Trump attempted to obstruct justice, officials said".
Today, marks the one-year anniversary since the deadliest mass shooting in our countries history. While the violence was taking place and even after it stopped, various faith groups, including Catholics, arrived to help the victims and assist their families, as well as authorities responding to the massacre.
Mr Moniz presided over the two-week trial in Bristol Juvenile Court after Carter , now 20, waived her right to a jury trial and pleaded not guilty . She thanked Moniz for his "thoughtful" approach to the trial, and Roy's family for their "strength, courage, patience and dignity". You just have to do it.
The lawyer, Richard Cullen , a former attorney general, has previously worked with Pence and he will now help him respond to the federal inquiries. Pence's decision to hire Richard Cullen , a Richmond-based lawyer who previously served as a US attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia, came less than a month after Trump hired his own private lawyer.
Rosenstein, in office for less than two months, is the top Justice official overseeing the probe because Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself . By having Mueller on board for the Russian probe, Rod J. He testified that he leaked information about the notes through a friend to the Times to increase pressure for the appointment of a special prosecutor after he concluded Trump's administration "defamed" him and the Federal Bureau of Investigation after his May 9 firing.
Trump made the demand for the return of Joanne Chesimard while announcing changes to Obama-era Cuba policy in Miami Friday. Although the policy changes announced were limited, Trump tightened rules for Americans traveling to Cuba, banned ties with a military-run tourism firm and reaffirmed the existing USA trade embargo.
On Thursday evening the hospital announced that Scalise had another surgery related to his internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg. Mr Scalise , the House Majority Whip, remains in a critical condition in hospital. Trump said Scalise "continues his very courageous fight", but added: "it's been much more hard than people even thought at the time". "We know that the bullet entered his left hip", LaPook said.
Although the Twins got a run back in the bottom of the third inning on an RBI single from second baseman Brian Dozier, the Indians went back to work in the top of the fourth. Encarnacion walked three times in the game, had a hit and scored twice. He's been on the DL since June 4. Expect a ton of runs to be scored here in the second game of the doubleheader.
Jack Sava, director of trauma at Washington MedStar Hospital Center, briefing reporters. Sava says infection remains a risk, after doctors performed several surgeries to stop bleeding and begin repairing abdominal and bone damage. Brooks said the list was short and the other names he was told of were also GOP congressmen. "He's having a hard time, far worse than anybody thought", he said, adding that he hoped the country could become more unified in the aftermath of the shooting.
As expected, Donald Trump's policy on Cuba will put an end to the unlocking of relations that his predecessor in office, Barack Obama , pushed. The administration will adopt still-unspecified, but inevitably difficult-to-enforce, measures to block the flow of dollars from US travelers and businesses to companies through which Mr.
The policy will undoubtedly reduce the flow of cash to GAESA, the military-linked conglomerate that operates dozens of hotels and other tourism-related businesses. MI farmers are among those criticizing President Trump's plan to impose new business and travel restrictions on Cuba . The U.S. severed diplomatic relations with Cuba in 1961 after Fidel Castro's revolution.
Special counsel Robert Mueller has brought 13 lawyers on board to handle the Russian Federation investigation, with plans to hire more, according to his spokesman Peter Carr. In another tweet, Trump called it "the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people!" "They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story".
He did not mention any names but his message comes a day after he took to Twitter to slam a media report indicating that special counsel Robert Mueller was investigating Trump himself for obstruction of justice related to the Russian Federation probe.
The 51-year-old remains in a critical condition. Infection also is a risk, especially if the intestines were perforated. During the baseball practice on Wednesday, a gunman opened fire , injuring Scalise, congressional staffer Zach Barth, Tyson Foods lobbyist Matt Mika and two members of the Capitol Police force, Crystal Griner and David Bailey.
But Ruddy outlined what seems to be growing talk from Trump circles raising concerns about Mueller . When the CBO said that Trumpcare will cause 24 million people to lose their health insurance, he said that the CBO should be abolished completely - never mind that it's run by a Republican.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein affirmed his support for Russian Federation special counsel Robert Mueller on Tuesday, despite recent suggestions that President Trump was weighing Mueller's dismissal . But with the appointment of Mueller, the near-universally praised former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, it seemed the country would have a chance to take a breath and return to something like normal order.
Steve Scalise and others wounded. "I feel a lot more confident and a lot more optimistic than I did two or three days ago". Sava said the shot that felled Scalise traveled from one hip to the other, blasting fragments of bone and bullet through his organs before landing and lodging in the other hip.
The president complained the probe is unfair and wondered why his defeated Democratic opponent wasn't getting the same scrutiny. Mr. Kushner previously volunteered to share with Congress what he knows about Russia-related matters. "Why is that Hillary Clintons family and Dems dealings with Russian Federation are not looked at, but my non-dealings are?" he asked. Moscow has denied any interference and the White House has denied any collusion.
Another Cleveland player, Iman Shumpert, was more direct, saying in November, "I'm not going to the White House". Klay Thompson , he was just supposed to be this OK shooter in the league , like that's what you thought of Klay Thompson when he came in.
His father, Fred Warmbier, met with reporters earlier in the day and said the family was proud of Otto, calling him "a fighter". "There's no excuse for the way the North Koreans treated our son". Kanter and fellow University of Cincinnati physicians Brandon Foreman and Jordan Bonomo said they saw no sign of active botulism poisoning. "He shows no signs of understanding language", Dr.
KEITH: And that might explain why Rosenstein is now apparently the target of Trump's ire. Rosenstein could eventually be questioned by Mueller about his memo on Comey and what motivated Trump to ask him to write it. Earlier this month Mr Rosenstein said "if anything that I did winds up being relevant to his investigation then, as Director Mueller and I discussed, if there's a need from me to recuse, I will".
Castile had a permit for the weapon, and prosecutors questioned whether Yanez ever saw it. ABC News has the story of the acquittal of the police officer who was accused of second-degree manslaughter. They contended that Castile was not a threat. And Castile's family is calling for something to be done. He didnt deserve to die the way he did, Philando Castiles sister, Allysza, said, through tears.
Yanez faces one count of second-degree manslaughter and two counts of risky discharge of a firearm for endangering the lives of Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, and her 4-year-old daughter when he fired seven bullets into the vehicle.
Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy, a friend of the President, said earlier this week that Trump was considering firing Mueller , who has been appointed to investigate Russia's influence on the 2016 presidential election . The president also called out the " Fake News Media " and boasted of his "very powerful " social media numbers, in his Friday morning tweets ". Friday's tweets have taken other aides across the White House by surprise.