And frankly, James Comey confirmed a lot of what I said . Many Democrats still blame Comey for Clinton's loss, leading Trump to apparently believe they would applaud him for firing Comey. White House press secretary Sean Spicer has said McGahn "informed the president right away" about Yates's warning. He sees no problem in doubling down on his denials - never mind the risks to US security - because he knows his political base will accept his "fake facts".
The nations have long criticized Qatar's support for Islamist groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood. The US' "expectation is that these countries will immediately take steps to resolve the situation", he added. Qatar does not support terrorist groups, it stressed, pointing out that "our position on countering terrorism is stronger than numerous signatories of the joint statement-a fact that has been conveniently ignored by the authors".
Police are questioning seven suspects over suspected links to the attackers, Pakistani-born British citizen Khuram Butt , Moroccan Rachid Redouane , and Youssef Zaghba, an Italian national of Moroccan descent. Police have made a number of worldwide inquiries as they work urgently to establish how the three attackers knew each other, as well as investigating whether they were helped through funding or any other means.
He also denied that Comey's version of the events of a February 14 meeting, in which Trump said that he "hoped" that the FBI director could let go of an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . You suggested he didn't tell the truth in everything he said. Comey said he didn't share the memo to reporters himself for a "variety of reasons", including because he "worried it'd be like feeding seagulls at the beach".
The previous day al-Thani gave a defiant interview with al-Jazeera , repeatedly denying that his country funded extremists and vowing not to back down in the face of the Saudi-led campaign. Trump too had offered possible mediation earlier in the week. Anxious residents have responded to the crisis by emptying grocery stores in the capital of Doha , and Saudi Arabia has blocked trucks carrying food from entering the country across its only land border.
British Prime Minister Theresa May called a general election in April to increase the Conservative majority in parliament in order to strengthen her hand in Brexit talks, due on June 19. Pena Nieto said he hopes a "global" agreement between Mexico and the European Union could be finalised by the end of the year. "From our side, we are ready for the talks, we are prepared".
And Trump replied to a reporter's question that he wishes Comey "good luck" during his Senate Intelligence Committee testimony. After Trump's speech, Ohio Lt. "One of the biggest broken promises ever". "We look forward to working with you to address all of these critical needs and to ensure that our infrastructure investments in this country are as worthy as its people".
The disclosures that followed Comey's firing have raised questions about why Comey, known in government for an independent streak and a willingness to buck protocol, did not speak out publicly while on the job, or at least make his objections directly known to the president.
The revelation came as Constand ended her testimony in the case. "They had trouble getting it back on", she said. Justin , a young man from Chicago, agreed. Cosby". Constand says that she turned down Cosby's sexual advances but was drugged with pills described as "herbal supplements" the night of her assault.
In Bhopal , a visibly-upset chief minister told a hurriedly-convened press conference this evening that ensuring people's safety was his "Rajdharma" and that he was not flint-hearted. The saffron party leaders said that there were sufficient evidences against Congress leaders who had been provoking farmers and inciting violent protests in some districts during farmers' agitation.
May said she could rely in parliament on the support of her "friends" in Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) after her governing Conservatives failed to emerge as clear winners. In Britain, support for the outsider (and Russian-aided) UKIP or Independence Party buckled on Thursday; poorer voters returned in droves to the Labour Party, historically their strongest advocate.
The separatist Scottish National Party (SNP) lost 21 seats of their 56 parliamentary seats on Thursday. Other high-profile losses included John Nicolson, Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh and Mike Weir while in North East Fife Stephen Gethins held on to win by just two votes.
This was the safe house where the attack was planned, police said. It is not clear what they were doing as they journeyed around in the van, but one theory being considered by police is that they were searching for a suitable target, before finally settling on London Bridge .
The PM's gamble of calling a snap election to increase her majority had backfired in spectacular fashion, so could the pair be casualties or will she stick by them? "We want to have a fair deal with Britain and we want to have a fair final Brexit negotiations".
The poll carried a margin of error of 2 percentage points in either direction. There are, however, 4 percent of people who think Donald Trump does not tweet enough! Trump has been angry with Sessions, one of his most vocal and earliest supporters, ever since Sessions recused himself in March from the investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election and possible connections between Moscow and Trump campaign aides.
Minutes ago Trump in the Oval Office said he would be making a statement about the hearing. He later said reporters were "going to be very disappointed when you hear the answer". "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication", Trump wrote. Trump's comment tracked with Republican talking points about the hearing, where the Republican National Committee and White House urged surrogates to emphasize the fact that Comey clearly said the President was never an ...
A year ago, torrential rains in Sri Lanka triggered landslides that buried three villages . India sent a shipload of goods while the United States and Pakistan also promised consignments of relief supplies. Those living along the banks of Nilwala Ganga, The Gin Ganga and Kalu Ganga were also asked to move to safer areas because of the rising water levels.
The general election result might delay the implementation of the decision a year ago calling for Britain to leave the European Union , but it could also affect the odds of another vote that was expected to still be ahead: a new referendum on whether Scotland should remain part of the United Kingdom .
She insisted that she would stick to the Brexit timetable. The campaign had played out differently in Scotland, the main faultline being the SNP's drive for a second referendum on independence from Britain , having lost a plebiscite in 2014.
It's entirely plausible that special counsel Robert Mueller's probe, like the investigations that felled Nixon and almost took down Clinton, will land Trump in deeper trouble. "WOW, Comey is a leaker!" During the press conference at the White House on Friday, Mr Trump would not confirm whether he had recordings of his conversations with Mr Comey, but said that the press would know shortly.
Trump's son Donald Trump Jr. defended his father's use of Twitter during an ABC News interview. President Donald Trump's Twitter account has become the most famous in the world. That post, and others since, have launched criticism that Trump sought to score political points off of a deadly terrorist attack. Legal experts said his tweets could pose legal hurdles as his lawyers try to convince the Supreme Court to reinstate the revised immigration order.
Trump offered his warm support to May over the just- concluded parliamentary election, it said . U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May "botched" her party's chances of a clear majority after she called for a snap election , CNBC's Jim Cramer said Friday.
But being anxious about potentially embarrassing testimony is not a sufficient basis to invoke executive privilege. Executive privilege is not a well-defined legal concept. The simpler answers are likely the best: Trump's not going to invoke it because it would be politically disastrous to do so, and it also appears unnecessary to boot.
Mr. Trump accused Mr. Sessions's department of devising a "politically correct" version of the ban - as if the president had nothing to do with it. In the Senate, Sessions crusaded for a hard-line stance on immigration and continues to speak out about arresting and prosecuting illegal immigrants as he travels across the country.
May had stated on at least seven occasions that she would not call an early election, but with the right-wing media on her side, May believed that she could wipe Jeremy Corbyn's Labour party off the face of the United Kingdom's political map.
He said the president has a "full day" scheduled that doesn't include Twitter . The White House has made a conscious decision to avoid answering questions about the Russian Federation probes, referring inquiries to Marc Kasowitz , the president's outside counsel.
Across the Forth in Fife, the SNP held the area's North East seat with just two votes . Mr Salmond, the party's foreign affairs spokesman, Scotland's first minister between 2007 and 2014 and an MP for 25 years, saw a majority of almost 8,700 overturned by the Tory candidate Colin Clark as the Conservatives increased their share of the vote in Gordon by 29 per cent.
Ostapenko's win denied Halep not only a first Grand Slam title but what would have been a win that elevated her to the No. 1 ranking, bumping the struggling Angie Kerber who still hangs on to the top spot. . As for the future, Ostapenko's big game will surely be a formidable force come the grass. But Halep admitted: "I felt sick in the stomach about playing in this final so maybe I wasn't ready to win it".
The ISIS terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the fatal attacks in Tehran . Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei castigated the USA and Saudi Arabia in a message of condolence to the families of the dead, having previously played down the attacks.
Britain's Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn , right, tries to high-five with Labour's Emily Thornberry after arriving for the declaration at his constituency in London, Friday, June 9, 2017 . "I'll be eternally grateful". A clip of Jezza went viral moments after the shock results, when he accidentally slapped Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry's boob in a high-five gone wrong.