It's not happened in my experience". Mr Comey was leading the investigation into Russian meddling, and his dismissal sparked political uproar. Trump would surely face public criticism if he tries to stop Comey's testimony, Rozell said.
Nor did EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt , who spoke after Trump . German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the Trump move could not and would not "stop all those of us who feel obliged to protect the planet". But in bucking that broad public opinion, Trump is playing to his base. When he said on the campaign that he would "cancel" the Paris Agreement , he clearly didn't understand how such binding agreements work.
Corbyn's left-wing message appeared to be resonating among some of the residents of Basildon, a middle-class town near London that voted 68.6 percent in favour of Brexit in last year's referendum. Labour say they will use the lower consumer price index instead. "The truth is we are fighting to win and we are fighting to win with a majority", she said.
Trump initially said he fired Comey at the recommendation of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , but Rosenstein later testified that Trump had already chose to fire Comey. On Wednesday, the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, which is also looking into the allegations, approved subpoenas for Flynn and Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, in connection with its probe.
A message of support from Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas was read out at the rally. "I look forward to working with these leaders toward a lasting peace", the USA president said . During his meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas Tuesday and in speeches throughout the day, President Donald Trump notably omitted any mention of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Fifteen-year-old Nouf Iqab Abdel-Jabbar Infeiat from Yabed village near occupied Jenin was taken by ambulance to be treated in an Israeli hospital. The soldier was lightly wounded in the upper part of his body. Israeli officials have said that numerous attackers were driven by personal problems, with some saying afterwards that they tried to commit suicide by attacking a police officer or soldier.
Later, when the moderator asked which side of the climate change debate he stood, and whether he disagreed with Trump's stand, Modi remained diplomatically neutral. "This does not include nuclear energy but is only solar, wind, biomass and hydro (power)". "Despite disputes we are moving ahead in economic field.
Sean Spicer , whose head has been on the chopping block since his first rocky debut back in January, simply abandoned any shred of realism Tuesday for a fairytale version of Trump's overseas trip that was nauseatingly, indeed laughably, gushy.
The decision to take the United States out of the pivotal global accord has prompted Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk to pull out of presidential councils that he was involved in. An Exxon spokesman said the 2015 accord was "critical" given the rising emissions from India and China. " Climate change is the great existential threat of our time".
There was no claim of responsibility . "I wish the injured the speediest possible recovery", the telegram of condolences reads. The number of dead and wounded was provided by the Afghan government's media centre, citing a statement from the Afghan Ulema Council - the country's top religious body that includes Muslim clerics, scholars and men of authority in religion and law.
We took a big step to stop the parallel economy and it had three distinct advantages: "greater movement toward digitisation, increase in taxpayer base, and growth in revenue in 2016-17 financial year", Jaitley said. He said that another major contribution of the present government has been creating an atmosphere for the growth of the economy at large so that it is ensured that the benefits of the growth accrue to the poor and underprivileged section of society in particular.
And both Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn landed in the Morley and Outwood seat, where Tory Andrea Jenkyns unseated Labour's Ed Balls with a wafer-thin majority at the last election. YouGov in April called age the " new dividing line in British politics". Mahony added that economists will be anxious about Corbyn's spending promises.
The US president called his counterparts in Britain, Canada, France and Germany to explain his decision. "We provided our islands as a launching pad for them to achieve their objectives and now we are facing the biggest war of our time, they are abandoning us", he said during a visit to neighbouring Fiji.
They said they needed a seat at the table during worldwide climate discussions to advocate for coal's place in the global energy mix. He said that the best course of action is to create circumstances where world leaders can work together to redefine the accord, and that the world needs to take the Paris agreement as a starting point and work from there.
Musk was one of 18 business leaders serving on Trump's chief business advisory council, known as the Strategic and Policy Forum. Jeff Immelt, chief executive officer of USA conglomerate General Electric, tweeted: " Climate change is real".
Those who escaped the casino have said they saw smoke filling the complex. Continuing clashes between the Philippine security forces and jihadists from the ISIS-affiliated Maute and Abu Sayyaf groups in Marawi City on the island of Mindanao have claimed the lives of dozens of civilians and soldiers, and have displaced tens of thousands of others.
The Conservatives' projected loss of about 20 seats would leave the party without an overall majority, thereby dashing May's plan to boost her numbers and strengthen her negotiating position in Britain's exit from the EU. Greater attention was focussed on the debate in the eastern English city of Cambridge after Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn announced earlier in the day that he would take part.
A week after Comey was sacked, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who was in charge of the Russia investigation, appointed former FBI director Robert Mueller to "oversee the previously-confirmed FBI investigation of Russian government efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election, and related matters".
Trump axed FBI Director James Comey last month before reports emerged that the President had asked for Comey's loyalty, and had asked him to back off an investigation into Flynn. Earlier, during an interaction with the worldwide media, Putin had said Russian Federation had a "special relationship" with India , which was not diluted with its growing relations with Pakistan, according to PTI .
The fire has also injured eight others, Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said, while expressing sorrow. Eleven soldiers were killed and seven others injured in what the Philippines government has described as a "friendly fire incident" in Marawi , on the southern island of Mindanao.