The memo sent Thursday asks for records related to foreign travel, contacts with Russian "officials, agents or nationals" and background investigations into the top Trump associates now targeted by Mueller's probe. An aide on Thursday said Pence had hired Richard Cullen who litigated the 1980s Iran-Contra scandal, the Watergate affair and the 2000 vote recount in Florida.
Sad!" he wrote . "Despite the phony Witch Hunt going on in America , the economic & jobs numbers are great. Cullen is a former federal prosecutor who has long ties to former FBI Director James Comey . As for Rosenstein, aka presumably "the man who told [Trump] to fire the FBI Director", there is a bit of a he-said/dumbass-said with regard to accountability for Comey's termination.
Ms Saye's mother, Mary Mendy, is still unaccounted for. "They haven't got easy fire escapes, they've got no sprinklers, it's totally unacceptable in Britain that this is allowed to happen and people lose their lives in this way". He tweeted that Saye is a "dear friend, a handsome soul and emerging artist". My heart breaks today. When the fire reached his flat, he said goodbye to his friend and asked him to say goodbye to his family, who he had been unable to reach.
But he will remain in the hospital for "a considerable period of time" and faces additional operations. Sava said Friday that there are hundreds of bullet fragments in Scalise's body, but "we have no intention to try and remove all the bullet fragments at this point".
When she got to the airport, she asked a couple at the atrium to watch the 4-year-old while she shopped. The couple called authorities after several hours. "Who would leave a 4-year-old child with strangers?" The identity and location of the little girl's father are either also unknown of have not yet been released by Atlanta police officials.
U.S. President Donald Trump urged his administration to seek a tougher version of his controversial travel ban proposal on Monday following a weekend attack in London , and pressed for an expedited judicial review by the nation's top court.
The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee says she is "increasingly concerned" that President Donald Trump will attempt to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . Rosenstein in a memo to Trump raised concerns over Comey, and later appointed Mueller as special counsel. "Witch Hunt", he said. "Regulations way down, jobs and enthusiasm way up!", Trump tweeted.
The new details were included in a financial disclosure that Trump voluntarily submitted Friday to the Office of Government Ethics, the first snapshot of the Trump Organization's finances since its longtime leader became president. The disclosure, released Friday by the Office of Government Ethics , showed that many of Trump's marquee properties, golf clubs, and resorts saw significant income growth from the disclosures he released in 2015 , which came early in his presidential bid, and ...
Matt Lewis, a CNN political commentator, said Trump has a pattern of surprise moves, such as the firing of former FBI Director James Comey . During a Sunday television appearance on ABC News' "This Week", Jay Sekulow said he was "not going to speculate" on whether the president might order the firing of Mueller.
Mr Scalise, a police officer, a congressional aide and a lobbyist were wounded on Wednesday when a man identified as James Hodgkinson, 66, from the St Louis suburb of Belleville, Illinois, opened fire on the lawmakers as they practiced for an annual charity baseball game between Republicans and Democrats.
FILE - In this March 20, 1959, file photo, a Marine captain stands guard at the entrance to the Aspen lodge at Camp David, near Thurmont, Md., as talks between President Dwight Eisenhower and British Prime Minister Harold MacMillan on the Berlin situation get underway.
The opposition leader - who plans to run against Vladimir Putin in next year's presidential election - said earlier they would go ahead regardless of whether the government allowed them or not. "The United States will monitor this situation, and we call on the government of Russian Federation to immediately release all peaceful protesters". The first took place in about a hundred Russian cities on March 26 and was the country's largest political protest since 2011.
Control matches before the start of the Confederations Cup for New Zealand were not easy, and the meeting against Northern Ireland and Belarus ended in defeat with the same score 1: 0. Participants in the 2017 Confederations Cup are hosts Russian Federation, 2014 FIFA World Cup winners Germany , 2015 Copa America champions Chile, 2015 AFC Asian Cup champions Australia, 2015 Concacaf Gold Cup winners Mexico , 2016 UEFA Euro Cup champs Portugal , OFC (Oceania Football Confederation) Nations ...
The offices of Brooks and Franks said they had no comment, and referred questions to Capitol Police. Both Duncan and Brooks attended Wednesday's baseball practice. Inside that vehicle, agents recovered a cell phone, a camera and a computer. Federal authorities are investigating Hodgkinson's motives, including examining social media posts that included anti-Trump and anti-Republican sentiments.
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Trump was my practice from that point forward", Comey said in a written statement. Wallace said most lawyers would tell Trump to stop talking about the matter entirely following the report that Mueller is investigating Trump for obstruction of justice.
Multiple funeral prayers were offered as people continued to pour in from various parts of south Kashmir . He was involved in the killing of a police constable on Thursday in Kulgam's Bogund area and also in the killing of an assistant sub-inspector and a constable near a bus stand in Anantnag a year ago, police said.
The 1998 Good Friday Agreement commits the United Kingdom and Irish Governments to demonstrate "rigorous impartiality" in all their dealings with the different groups in Northern Ireland . The talks are being closely watched in European capitals as they could delay the expected start of Brexit negotiations next week, as well as change Britain's entire approach to its EU withdrawal.
A student who can not use the bathroom that matches their gender identity is nearly certainly the victim of prohibited sex stereotyping or a hostile environment, the employee said. Jackson issued another internal memo last week about how her office would respond to cases of discrimination after the rollback of Obama administration rules that encouraged states to allow transgender students to use the bathroom corresponding to their gender identity.
Canadian authorities banned Jones for life after he pleaded guilty to unlawfully performing a stunt and mischief. He was also and ordered to reimburse the Journey Behind the Falls attraction $1,408 for money lost while closed during the rescue.
Two US aircraft carriers, the USS Carl Vinson and the USS Ronald Reagan , have recently departed the Korean Peninsula after conducting exercises there in what a US official described as a message to North Korea . But those are about the only nice things you could say about these missiles. "This launch is seen as an armed protest by the regime to show off the accuracy of its anti-ship missiles to warn the US carrier strike group in the region ".
Ryan told reporters Tuesday: "The best advice would be to let Robert Mueller do his job ". Graham then asked whether someone representing Hillary Clinton or the Clinton Foundation would disqualify that person. White House staffers have nonetheless sought to talk Trump down from the idea. "I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel".
Highlighting India's concerns, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India's arrival into the organisation would boost the fight against terrorism . The regional pact comprises of Russia , China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. India and Pakistan today joined the SCO, the first-ever expansion of the China-dominated security grouping that is increasingly seen as a counterweight to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.
Qatar hosts the regional headquarters for the US Central Command, which includes a state-of-the-art airbase that the US depends on to target the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). WASHINGTON: The sale of 36 US F-15 jets to Qatar is "more of a procedural" move than a "political" one, a USA defense analyst told Arab News, adding that defense and security ties between Doha and Washington remain integral to American interests.
Chris Ruddy , CEO of the right-wing media company NewsMax , is a close friend of President Donald Trump . He said that while they "could be lying to me", he didn't think so. One of Trump's lawyers dodged a direct question on TV about whether Trump would promise not to get rid of Mueller. House Speaker Paul Ryan says the White House and President Donald Trump should let the special counsel's investigation continue, and await vindication.
The probe has reportedly expanded to include whether Trump fired Comey in an attempt to obstruct justice . The facts of whether Trump had already made a decision to fire Comey before getting Rosenstein to write the memo justifying the firing are unclear and at least partially contested .
A Twitter account used past year by the Hillary Clinton campaign sent out its first tweet in more than seven months on Thursday. President Donald Trump groused Thursday that no one is investigating Democrats' "dealings with Russia " while there are multiple investigations into what he phrased as his "non-dealings" with Moscow.
The new way to prepare for a national election in the West: "To guard against mischief similar to what Russian Federation instigated in the USA a year ago and may have sought to do in France this spring, the Germans are shoring up their defenses".
Online news mogul Chris Ruddy said: "I think he's weighing that option..." Because Sessions had recused himself from the Russia investigation over his connection to President Trump's campaign and his undisclosed meetings with the Russian ambassador, it was Rosenstein's decision to appoint a special counsel to lead the investigation.
The main area of thunderstorm at this time will be west into Wisconsin. Tonight, there is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 a.m. Things will cool down overnight to a low of 20 C, but mostly cloudy conditions and a 40 per cent chance of showers and a risk of thunderstorm will remain.
James joined up in Miami with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh forming a super team there. Then Curry carried Golden State while Durant healed from a left knee injury that sidelined him late in the regular season. It also created lofty expectations for Durant, with many onlookers saying his move would be a failure if the Warriors did not go on to win a title in their first season together.
With this win, Srikanth improved his head-to-head record to 3-4 against Son; he had lost his last four matches against Son. The giant-killer squandered five match points to go down fighting to the 47 ranked Kazumasa Sakai of Japan , 21-17, 26-28, 18-21 in 1 hour 16 minutes.
He was hit in the left hip, suffering injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding, in Wednesday's shooting. "The congressman's status remains critical ", Jack Sava , director of trauma at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.
The game raised more than a $1 million for charity Thursday night. The shooting prompted talk of improving security for lawmakers, most of whom are unaccompanied by officers in their normal day-to-day pursuits. Scalise and four others were shot Wednesday morning during a Republican practice for the annual congressional baseball game . House Majority Whip Steve Scalise remained in critical condition Thursday evening after undergoing a second surgery to deal with internal injuries and a ...
Unlike others, Constand's case was not precluded by statutes of limitations. " Bill Cosby has already been exposed as a predator who hid behind his jovial mask for more than 50 years and no jury verdict will ever change that", she posted on Facebook.