Mr Trump did not identify "the man" but appeared to be questioning the integrity of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , the Justice Department's No 2 official who appointed Mr Mueller on May 17, supervises the probe and wrote a memo to Mr Trump critical of Mr Comey that preceded Mr Comey's firing.
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Mueller's investigation of possible ties between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation has expanded to an inquiry into whether the president obstructed justice after suggesting to then-FBI Director James Comey to drop the investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
Vega seemed to scoff at the Trump administration's defense when they said Ruddy didn't speak with Trump , which was something Ruddy corroborated on MSNBC. Mueller was the Federal Bureau of Investigation director from 2001 to 2013. In order to dismiss Mueller, the President would have to get consent from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein .
Law enforcement is on duty at Evergreen at all time and "Evergreen staff will be present to provide campus services to resident students and ensure their safety". Weinstein wrote a column in The Wall Street Journal about the controversy. However, the campus had recently been rocked by other protests against alleged institutional racism there.
President Donald Trump is telling his Twitter followers that they are witnessing the "single greatest WITCH HUNT in American history". Now, ABC News reports that Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein , who replaced Sessions in supervising the Department of Justice's investigation into Trump-Russia collusion, knows that he might have to recuse himself , too.
Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., right, chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., left, listen as Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence about his role in the firing of FBI Director James Comey and the investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation, on Capitol Hill in Washington , Tuesday, June 13, 2017.
Rosenstein has authority over the inquiry because Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself on March 2 after revelations of previously undisclosed meetings with Russia's ambassador to Washington while he was a Trump campaign adviser.
That investigation, which is being run by special counsel Robert Mueller , has expanded to include not just potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Kremlin, but potential obstruction of justice by Trump for his decision to fire Comey .
Tensions are building inside the Justice Department as Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein contemplates whether he will become a witness in the ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 USA elections. "However, nothing has changed". After Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the probe, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein became the person in charge.
Medstar Washington Hospital Centre released the update on behalf of the Scalise family. "The Congressman will require additional operations, and will be in the hospital for some time", the hospital added. The list included Representatives Mo Brooks and Jeff Duncan, who were at the practice, and Representative Trent Franks, who was not, CBS said. Griner is still hospitalized at MedStar and "in good spirits", Sava said.
Friday marks the 150th anniversary of the day that brought freedom to 250,000 African-Americans from slavery in Texas, commonly known as Juneteenth. On June 19, 1865, the news of the end of the Civil War and President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation reached Galveston, Texas at the hands of Maj.
The 12 jurors were unable to come to a unanimous decision beyond a reasonable doubt after six days of deliberations. Later, after the jury was out of the room, O'Neill said the trial was the "largest undertaking in probably the history of this county" and thanked public and the news media for their good behavior in the courtroom.
Those conversations, however, occurred before Comey was sacked and before the Justice Department appointed a special counsel to oversee the Russian Federation investigation. ABC News reported Friday that sources within the Department of Justice said Rosenstein had acknowleged that he could have to recuse himself in a meeting with colleagues.
Comey "leaking his own memos to manipulate the system is exactly why people dislike the swamp", said Trump ally Newt Gingrich. Collins said that if the tapes exist, Trump should voluntarily turn them over not only to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, but also to the special counsel.
Obama announced in December 2014 that he and Cuban leader Raul Castro were restoring diplomatic ties between their countries, arguing that a new approach was needed because the policy the US had pursued for decades had failed to democratize the island.
The US president is reportedly probed over obstruction of justice . The Washington Post first reported Wednesday that Mueller's probe was widening to include looking into whether Trump obstructed justice. Before his dismissal, Comey confirmed publicly that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was in the midst of investigating potential ties between the Trump campaign and the Russian government during the election.
Mr. Trump's morning tweets included what seemed like a jab at former FBI Director Robert Mueller , the new Special Counsel for the Russian Federation probe, as he said the investigation was being "led by some very bad and conflicted people!" He's also apparently returning back to the original pretextual argument for firing Comey and saying that Rosenstein "told" him to fire Comey .
He was then pressed by the host on Trump's tweet from Friday, in which he wrote: "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director". Mueller is also investigating whether President Donald Trump attempted to obstruct justice, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.
Rosenstein did not explain why he issued the statement. Earlier this month, Rosenstein told The Associated Press that "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".
Busby's home run was one of the longest in TD Ameritrade Park history, clearing the '408′ sign at the top of the centerfield wall. Florida State landed the first punch and stayed in control for seven innings, but ultimately the bill came due for a couple head-scratching blunders in the field that led to key LSU runs in a 5-4 loss on Saturday night.
President Donald Trump's personal lawyer said on Sunday that Trump is not under investigation in the probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential race, adding that the president has not received any notification that he is being investigated.
Mueller continues to hire investigators as the probe widens. The special counsel investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 election plans to interview two top US intelligence officials about whether President Donald Trump sought their help to get the Federal Bureau of Investigation to back off a related probe of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn , according to three people familiar with the inquiry.
In a tweet Friday morning, President Donald Trump says he's being investigated for firing FBI Director James Comey . Special Counsel Robert Mueller , tasked with probing Russia's role in the 2016 Presidential election, is reporting to be extending the scope of his inquiry to examine whether Trump sought to impede the investigation by asking various officials to back off and certify that he has no Russian ties.
A flash flood watch is in effect for parts of the NY area for Monday, according to the National Weather Service . The area facing the biggest threat are New York City, the Lower Hudson Valley, northeastern New Jersey, southwest CT and western Long Island, according to the National Weather Service.