Robert Mueller , the special counsel named by the department to investigate the Russian Federation matter, is now examining whether Trump or others sought to obstruct the probe, a person familiar with the inquiry said on Thursday. Trump was forced to fire Flynn in February after he misled the White House about his contacts with Russian officials a year ago as a member of Trump's transition team.
They resumed as Sinn Fein's seven abstentionist MPs - who could bring Labour's Jeremy Corbyn closer to a Commons majority if they wished - arrived in London while other MPs, including those of the DUP , were sworn in. Foster later left through different exits. Yesterday, May had faced the tough 1922 Committee of her party's backbench MPs amid a brewing rebellion within the ranks after her gamble to call a snap general election backfired, leaving the Tories eight seats short of a ...
Speaking to the Parliament in Strasbourg, he made clear he believes the rebate negotiated by Margaret Thatcher in 1984 and worth up to £5 billion a year to the United Kingdom, along with opt-outs in areas like open borders, monetary union and justice, could be up for grabs if Britain decides to stay.
But speaking in Dublin after a meeting with the new Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, the DUP leader Arlene Foster said it was down to Sinn Fein whether an agreement is reached. "As we set out in the Article 50 letter, our view is that withdrawal agreement and terms of the future relationship must be agreed alongside each other", a spokesman for the department, which is headed up by David Davis , said.
That would appear to be a shot across the bow of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the most senior Justice Department official involved in the Russian Federation investigation since Attorney Jeff Sessions recused himself . She worked in the White House counsel's office under George W. Bush and then ran the office of legal policy at the Department of Justice, where she helped prepare Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito for their confirmation hearings.
Rodman, who has previously described North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as his "friend for life", told CNN shortly before landing in North Korea that he hoped to achieve "something pretty positive" during the visit. Richardson said his center in Sante Fe, N.M. received a call Tuesday from the Warmbiers with an update on their son's condition. In May, Yun met with met high-level representatives from the North Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Oslo, Norway, and the North Koreans agreed that ...
WASHINGTON (AP ) President Donald Trump chose simple over swanky this weekend. As seen in the below Instagram post, theories on whether President Trump will show up at the nearby Maple Run Golf Club are being posited, although it's not certain whether or not President Trump would take time, attention and publicity away from his own Trump golf properties.
The AP-NORC poll of 1,068 adults was conducted June 8-11 using a sample drawn from NORC's probability-based AmeriSpeak panel, which is created to be representative of the US population. 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.
Protesters are demanding to know why long-standing fire safety concerns raised by a tenants' group about the public housing tower, tucked in the city's ritzy North Kensington neighborhood, had not been addressed. On the figure of 58, he said: "I really hope it won't, but it may increase", while adding that "it might be that some of those are safe and well", and for some reason, had not yet made themselves known to the police .
The Brexit Department said in a statement that the UK's withdrawal and future ties are "intimately linked". "My clear view and I believe the view of the majority of people in Great Britain is we should be protecting jobs, protecting economic growth and protecting prosperity", Chancellor of the Exchequer Hammond said as he arrived for regular talks with his European Union counterparts in Luxembourg.
His attack on a group of Congress members practicing for a baseball game left her quivering, and nearly speechless. Senate Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-Louisiana), 51, was shot in the hip. Acquaintances described him as stubborn and opinionated, but they were also shocked to hear Wednesday's news. When asked why he left and why he went to the Washington D.C.
Wherever we can, we will bring people to justice if there is evidence. They left the building soon after entering. Flames raced up the outside of the tower Wednesday, triggering speculation that the new panels contributed to the disaster.
The event has always been a chance for Democrats and Republicans to put partisan politics aside for one night - but especially so on Thursday. "He remains in critical condition , but has improved in the last 24 hours", reads a statement provided Thursday by MedStar Washington Hospital Center, the medical facility now treating Scalise .
Ties have been strained by differences over Syria, Ukraine and allegations, denied by Moscow, of Russian efforts to influence the 2016 US presidential election. Bob Corker of Tennessee, the Republican chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, joined the effort to push the legislation forward. "If the president doesn't sign a bill that passes the Senate with 90 votes, the president will learn yet another lesson about what the public wants", Brown said.
But as always, the host nation gets an opportunity to test the water so to speak and that's in the shape of the Confederations Cup . Real Madrid's super attacker will be looking for a first FIFA tournament win with Portugal, to cap off one of the finest 12 months in world football.
The fight in Afghanistan remains important, the secretary said , noting that Afghanistan was the staging ground for the al-Qaida terrorists who attacked America on September 11, 2001. That decision, however, stalled amid the administration's Afghan review and a push for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to contribute more troops. "And we will correct this as soon as possible".
On the longest course ever for a major, the cut was the lowest at the U.S. Open since 1990. He's playing the Travelers Championship next week, then after a week off heads to the Irish Open, the Scottish Open and The Open in consecutive weeks.
The Reds followed the Twins at No. 2 overall with another Los Angeles-area prep, righthander/shortstop Hunter Greene , the top-ranked player on the BA 500 . "I just treat everyone equally", Lewis said. Alabama high school outfielder Bubba Thompson was the last of the four players at the draft to be selected, going to Texas with the 26th pick.
But the DUP leader insisted it was now down to Sinn Féin whether an agreement is done. While European leaders try to gauge what to expect from the Brexit talks due to begin in Brussels on Monday, May is so weakened that her own Brexit strategy is the subject of public debate in her own party, and by her potential allies.
Shooter James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill., was shot and died later Wednesday of his wounds in the hospital. Thursday night's annual Congressional Ball Game drew record crowds and, despite an 11-2 rout by Democrats over Republicans , the GOP team took home the trophy as lawmakers dedicated the game to Scalise .
Those officials are: Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence; Michael Rogers, the head of the National Security Agency; and Richard Ledgett, the former NSA deputy director. "If I had nothing to hide and someone wanted to investigate, I would say, 'Go ahead, do your thing, I don't care, because you won't find anything, '" said Younger, a Democrat who imports jewelry supplies.
Rosenstein wrote a memo last month noting concerns about Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation that the White House initially used to justify the removal of the FBI director. "Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations", Rosenstein said. "Creating written records immediately after one-on-one conversations with Mr.
After earlier reports had indicated that Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey to close the agency's investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn , some lawmakers and legal experts said if the reports are true, Trump may have committed obstruction of justice, an impeachable offense.
Instead of telling Roy to "get out of the truck" that was filling with carbon monoxide, she told him the opposite. Both teens had a history of depression, and Roy had previously attempted suicide in 2012. While Carter's speech was beyond reprehensible, should her messages constitute involuntary manslaughter? According to testimony, on July 12, 2014, the day of Roy's suicide, Carter texted a classmate, "He just called me and there was a loud noise like a motor".
Stanley McChrystal, a commander of U.S. troops and International Security Assistance Forces in Afghanistan , told CNN. The latest is posed by Islamic State extremists, evidenced in a rash of deadly attacks in the capital city of Kabul, which have only fueled calls for a stronger US presence.
It's the lowest level of satisfaction among Republicans since President Donald Trump took office, according to Gallup. Jim Henson, director of the Texas Politics Project, which conducts the poll, said one takeaway from the survey is that if people are expecting "the bottom to fall out of Trump's support " among Republicans because of all the bad news and tribulations he has experienced since he became president, "It's just not happening".
Rosenstein wrote a memo critical of Comey that the White House released after Trump fired Comey. Putin also echoed Trump's criticism of Comey, saying it was "very strange" for a former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief to leak details of his conversations with the US president to the media through a friend of his.
MedStar Washington Hospital Center Director of Trauma Dr. Jack Sava speaks during a news conference in Washington , Friday, June 16, 2017, about the condition of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. Brett Horton, Scalise's chief of staff, read a brief statement from Scalise's wife Jennifer. Trump addressed the players by video message, hailing Scalise's courage.
Her husband opened fire on the baseball practice session in Alexandria, Virginia, early on Wednesday morning. Though no other legal problems are listed in St. "I'm sorry that he did this, but there's nothing I can do about it", she said. "There's no way of knowing what his motivation was". Hodgkinson, was shot by police and later died of his wounds.
That the tweet didn't come from Clinton's personal account was perhaps a nod to Trump's attempt to keep the rivalry alive by attacking his former opponent. which does make you wonder just how hard he tried? ". Trump rhetorically asked in a tweet. He said he was concerned because she told him to call the investigation a "matter", and her clandestine meeting with Bill Clinton at least created the appearance of impropriety.