Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from all matters having to do with the Trump-Russia investigation because of his own conversations with Russian officials during the Trump transition. The questioning about whether the White House was seeking to oust Mueller came as top conservative boosters of Trump sought to delegitimize Mueller, a former FBI director who took the special counsel job after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey .
Special counsel Robert Mueller is exploring the possibility the President obstructed justice, according to " The Washington Post ", which cites unnamed sources who claim the head of the NSA and the Director of National Intelligence will be interviewed as soon as this week.
Until now, Mueller had drawn widespread praise from Republicans and Democrats alike. But after the testimony of former FBI Director James Comey last week, Gingrich said he'd changed his mind. Mueller was widely hailed by many, including Trump friends, as a competent, responsible, unassailably honest iand objective nvestigator. A White House official confirmed that president Trump interviewed Robert Mueller to replace James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director just one day ...
It is a rare and genuine opportunity for Democrats and Republicans to put their divisions aside and show those gathered in the stadium and watching across the USA, that they are not just politicians - they are people and players. "Violence is not the way to handle the situation". The Republicans got smoked 11-2, but there were no winners or losers last night. "I think it also talks to how close we get with people here in Washington , on both sides of the aisle".
A Minnesota police officer has been acquitted of manslaughter over the fatal shooting of a black motorist. As reported by Newser , Philando's case gained plenty of attention due to Castile's girlfriend immediately streaming the aftermath of the shooting tragedy to Facebook Live.
Scalise, the No. 3 House Republican, arrived at the hospital via helicopter in shock, with intense internal bleeding, Sava said. House Majority Whip Rep. "My dear friend Steve Scalise took a bullet for all of us", Trump said. When Scalise arrived in the hospital, he had an "imminent risk of death" and was "as critical as you can be", doctors also said.
President Donald Trump has no intention to fire Robert Mueller , the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director in charge of investigating Russia's US-election meddling, the White House said Tuesday. All this idea appears to come from Trump close allies, including strategist Steve Bannon, who is anxious and frustrated with the prospect of a long probe.
Former FBI director James Comey listens to the committee chairman at the beginning of the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Washington. During his testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee , Mr Comey said that he believed the President had directed him to drop an FBI investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's alleged ties to Russian Federation.
Since Trump was sworn into office, he has been visited by championship teams such as the New England Patriots and Clemson Tigers, and the Pittsburgh Penguins have said that they will go to the White House if invited, but Warriors players as a whole are reportedly opposed to it.
But it was released shortly after The Washington Post reported - citing unnamed U.S. officials familiar with the matter - that the business dealings of President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner , are being investigated by Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller , who has been investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election and the Trump administration's potential ties to Russia.
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Members of Illinois' congressional delegation see a deeper problem in Wednesday's shooting during a Republican practice for a charity baseball game - growing hateful political rhetoric. His Facebook page shows he was a fan of Vermont Sen. A search of online newspapers shows that Hodgkinson frequently wrote letters to his local newspaper, the Belleville News-Democrat, which published almost two dozen of them between 2010 and 2012.
Scalise underwent another surgery on Saturday and "continues to show signs of improvement", MedStar Washington Hospital Center said in a statement. Scalise was shot Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, .
President Donald Trump reported on a new financial disclosure that his far-flung real estate and hotel assets are worth at least $1.4 billion, a stark illustration of the complex financial interests he has maintained in the White House.
Constand is the only one of Cosby's accusers to have her day in criminal court. " In my head I was trying to get my hands to move or my legs to move, but I was frozen and those [mental] messages didn't get there and I was very limp, so I wasn't able to fight him ", said Constand during her testimony.
Comey. The morning missive appeared to refer to Rod Rosenstein , the deputy attorney general. Rosenstein is the one person in the U.S. government who has the authority to fire Robert Mueller , the special prosecutor brought on to run the investigation .
Yanez said that Castile reached for a gun when he told him not to and the prosecutor claims there was not a gun in sight. In that Facebook video, Castile - bleeding heavily - insists that he hadn't been reaching for his gun, which he had a permit to carry.
A cold front will approach on Monday which could trigger strong or even severe storms. I think the main threats are hail, gusty winds, and heavy downpours. While every storm will produce lightning and heavy winds, the strongest could include wind gusts exceeding 50-60 miles per hour, and small hail. "Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain", cautions the news release.
Medstar Washington Hospital Center, where Scalise is being treated, has said he will "require additional operations, and will be in the hospital for some time ". "What a great job they did", Trump said over thunderous cheers and applause. Doyle gave the winning trophy back to the Republicans to put in Scalise's office.
In 2015, Democratic leaders kept their chambers in continuous session throughout the year, and lawmakers returned to Springfield periodically to pass stopgap measures that kept some money flowing for state services. Described by House and Senate Republicans as "The Capitol Compromise", the lawmakers said approval of a seven-part legislative package is what it would take to break the stalemate.