Almost 7 in 10 Senate Democrats and almost 9 in 10 House Democrats joined the suit, but not a single Republican did, Blumenthal said . An advance copy of the legal complaint reviewed by The Washington Post argues that those in Congress have special standing because the Constitution's "foreign emoluments clause" requires the president to obtain "the consent of Congress" before accepting any gifts.
Comey told the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee that the Trump administration had lied and defamed him and the Federal Bureau of Investigation after the President dismissed him on May 9. Comey did not name the dissenter, but The Washington Post has learned it was FBI General Counsel James Baker. The Post revelation that Trump is a direct target of the special counsel's investigation follows public statements by close friends of Trump that the president is considering ...
However, Leo Varadkar has already reshuffled his Cabinet and elected new Ministers in preparation for the UK's eventual departure from the European Union. He will be nominated as Taoiseach in the Dáil on Wednesday, before he travels to meet President Higgins in Áras an Uachtaráin, where he will be given his seal of office.
The death toll stands at 17, but that could greatly increase, as rescue officials said they're not expecting to find any more survivors. Robert - who has been the association's head for nearly ten years - explained how he would be reporting his neighbours' concerns during a meeting with Camden Council tonight before he went on to describe how he felt when he heard the news of Wednesday's fire .
Donald Trump is now under investigation for obstruction of justice by special counsel Robert Mueller , according to the Washington Post . The report comes a day after Attorney General Jeff Sessions , a close aide of Trump, vehemently denied any role in Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S.
Although Trump lost the Miami area to Hillary Clinton by double digits, he credits support from Cuban-Americans for helping him eke out a narrow victory statewide. Obama, after years of clandestine work with the Castro regime, announced in 2014 that the United States would re-establish diplomatic relations and reopen the American embassy in Havana, which was closed in 1961 following the Cuban revolution.
He wants to save his face. In retaliation, the police opened fire at the farmers, leaving five dead, according to official count. The Opposition Congress dubbed Chouhan's fast as a " nautanki " (drama or empty theatrics). Families of four farmers, who died in police firing in Mandsour district met Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Bhopal last evening. The state government has accused the Congress of making an otherwise peaceful farmers' agitation descend into lawlessness.
Kathleen Smith of IPO research firm Renaissance Capital worries that Snap may chill the market for other public offerings in the tech sector. The price climbed to $29.44 over the next few days after its IPO. You've essentially got the bros who started it, refused to sell it to Facebook , forgot to somehow protect themselves from Facebook's wrath, without ever building a genuine revenue engine, still making all decisions free from any shareholder input .
Police rescued the woman taken hostage in Melbourne after a standoff lasting longer than an hour in the beachside suburb of Brighton. The Prime Minister described the attack, which left the terrorist dead following a shootout with officers, as a shocking and cowardly crime.
A documentary - The Story of the FIFA Confederations Cup - which looks back at all the Confed tournaments from inception in 1992 to the last in 2013. "We'll keep training and that will allow us to get on the same level as great European teams", said Ponomarev. Referees had also been instructed to be more accurate in adding time for major delays such as injuries and substitutions and to prevent more time-wasting, van Basten said.
The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee Dianne Feinstein came out Sunday morning against President Trump , who said Friday he would be willing to testify under oath to refute claims made Thursday (also under oath) by former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey .
It cited five people briefed on the requests by Mueller's team who spoke on condition of anonymity. At the December meeting with [Russian Ambassador Sergey] Kislyak, Kushner suggested establishing a secure communications line between Trump officials and the Kremlin at a Russian diplomatic facility, according to USA officials who reviewed intelligence reports describing Kislyak's account.
Brad Wenstrup said Wednesday. The hospital lists Griner in good condition. Hodgkinson has been in the area since March, living out of his van, said local FBI Special Agent In Charge Tim Slater. WARNING: Video below contains graphic language and imagery . House lawmakers passed a resolution honoring law enforcement and first-responders for their heroic actions on Wednesday.
The first victim of the tragedy was named Thursday by the Syria Solidarity Campaign as Syrian refugee Mohammed Alhajali. More than 30 people were still reported to be in the hospital, 17 of whom were in critical condition. A cause of the blaze has yet to be determined, but a malfunctioning refrigerator located on the fourth floor is being eyed by investigators. The many residents I met today are very angry too; their concerns about the building were not responded to and their questions ...
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Trump made the remark on Twitter on June 15, a day after The Washington Post reported that special counsel Robert Mueller - who has been investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential election and whether there was any collusion by Trump's campaign - is now also examining whether Trump tried to obstruct justice.
Attiyah was quoted by the official Qatar News Agency as saying the deal would create 60,000 jobs in the United States . "This agreement underscores the longstanding commitment of the State of Qatar in jointly working with our friends and allies in the USA", a media quoted al-Attiyah as saying in the statement .
Ms May is now engaged in talks with the Democratic Unionist Party over a so-called "confidence and supply" arrangement that give the Conservatives a majority in the House of Commons and the ability to form a government. Talks with the DUP broke up on Tuesday night without an agreement, but Mrs May said the discussions had been "productive". "There is very little time left".
Mr. Trump called it a moment to "celebrate the dignity of work and the greatness of the American worker". Noting that many American workers are being left behind as current education and training programs fail to equip them with the skills they need, the White House said apprenticeships will not only keep jobs in America, but ensure that American workers and trained and hired to fill those jobs.
A Malaysian Airlines plane was forced to return to Melbourne after a man attempted to break into the cockpit, claiming he had a bomb . Police said a man tried to enter the cockpit and threatened the safety of passengers and staff. "It was an isolated incident and we do believe he suffers from a mental illness", Superintendent Michael Goode of the Australian Federal Police told a media conference on Thursday.
President Trump held the get-together in a bid to help GOP lawmakers find common ground to move forward with PPACA reform legislation this summer. "This is one where I think leadership is really pushing to have all points of view exposed right now and have that debate early and not get them pushed in a corner where they can't get to a 'yes, ' " Perdue said.
Before he was sacked, Comey was overseeing the investigation into whether members of Trump's campaign team participated in Russian interference with the 2016 presidential election. They are former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn , ex-campaign chairman Paul Manafort, and campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page, The Washington Post reported .
Enyart is friends with Hodgkinson on Facebook , but Enyart said when he was in public life, he had a generally policy of "friending everybody". So, we got to speak up for the whole country, ' Hodgkinson told Fox 2 News . "He was this union tradesman, pretty stocky, and we stayed up talking politics", he said. "It's unbelievable. It's incredible; freaks me out", said Gary Aye, who lives near Hodgkinson's home on Rolling Hills Lane.
The 2016 Man Booker prize was awarded to South Korean writer Han Kang for her novel " The Vegetarian ", along with her translator Deborah Smith. Cohen, who was born in Colchester, England, but raised in Jerusalem, previously translated Grossman's critically acclaimed To the End of the Land as well as work by other major Israeli writers including Etgar Keret, Rutu Modan, Dorit Rabinyan, Ronit Matalon, Amir Gutfreund, Tom Segev, and Golden Globe-winning director Ari Folman.
FILE - In this June 6, 2017, file photo, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The 2014 policy, known as DAPA, for Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents, aimed to help the families of so-called "dreamer" children stay together free from the threat of deportation.
Ruddy, who had been at the White House Monday, told PBS' Judy Woodruff that "I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel". "I don't think it's necessary for us to meet (again)", Burr said. An event reportedly of particular interest to Mr Mueller is an exchange on March 22, when Mr Coats told associates that Mr Trump had asked him to intervene with Mr Comey to get him to back off the president's former national security adviser Mike Flynn as part of the Federal Bureau ...
May's Conservative Party won the most seats overall in the House of Commons, but fell well short of a majority. The election outcome is an embarrassing turn for May who called the vote three years earlier than required, to give her a strong position in Brexit negotiations.
His father, Mr Fred Warmbier said at the news conference his son was "brutalised and terrorised" by the North Korean regime. Warmbier's doctors held a press conference on Thursday that starkly contrasted North Korea's explanation of his condition.
Separately, the head of the judiciary in Fars province said seven people were detained in the southern Larestan area for possible ties to ISIS, Iran's ISNA news agency reported on Saturday. Ayatollah Amoli Larijani stressed that Iran's conduct in the fight against terrorism in known to everyone, but the hegemonic powers and their allies in the region have made up a big lie about forming a coalition against Daesh while they provide all-out support for the terrorist group.
Scott Applewhite). The game, which dates to 1909 and is a summertime tradition on Capitol Hill, is a rare example of bipartisanship in an increasingly polarized Washington . Mr Trump visited the hospital late on Wednesday and said Mr Scalise was "in some trouble". "He's going to be OK". Scalise, the third most powerful Republican in the House, was shot through the hip.
In a joint statement , Austria's Chancellor Christian Kern and Germany's Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said it was important for Europe and the United States to form a united front on the issue of Ukraine, where Russian-based separatists have been fighting government forces since 2014.
The number of confirmed fatalities from Wednesday's inferno in a West London residential block is now 17, British police have said . "There is a risk that sadly we may not be able to identify everybody". The appeal said: "Mohammed Alhajali undertook a unsafe journey to flee war in Syria , only to meet death here in the United Kingdom, in his own home.
That report makes clear that three senior intelligence officers - Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers and and former NSA deputy director Richard Ledgett - are being interviewed this week by special counsel Bob Mueller as he looks into whether Trump obstructed justice in the Russian Federation case.
The gunman opened fire from the third base dugout at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Virginia, as the group practiced batting at 6.30am, Paul said on CNN. Eventually, a member of the security detail "took the shooter down". "The problem is that he's got a rifle and they've got handguns, and it's not a fair fight at that point in time", Bishop said.
Last week, former FBI Director James Comey told Congress he believed he was sacked by Trump to undermine the agency's Russian Federation investigation. Coats and Rogers refused to comply with the president's requests, officials said. The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director asserted that Trump dismissed him because he was displeased by the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into whether members of the Trump campaign colluded with Russian officials to subvert the 2016 election .
When Comey's dismissal was announced last month, Trump said that he was assured on three occasions by Comey that he was not personally under investigation . Entous says patience is key, because Mueller's investigation isn't going to be transparent to the public. The New York Times had also reported the investigation was now looking into if Trump associates laundered from Russian Federation during presidential campaigns.
BARRETT: Well, as you may remember last week from former FBI Director Comey's testimony, President Trump had been told for months and months that he was not under investigation. The report adds that the officials say Mueller is interested in a March 22 conversation between Trump, Coats, and CIA Director Mike Pompeo. Despite suggestions by a Trump friend in a television interview that the president was weighing dismissing Mueller as special counsel , the White House declared late ...
Flake, a Republican from Arizona, didn't remember whether the gunman was saying anything, but he wasn't certain - in the exchange of bullets between police and Hodgkinson, there were moments when the senator didn't even know which gunfire was coming from which side.
Mounir Mahjoubi, junior minister in charge of digital affairs, said on BFM television that voters have acknowledged that the first weeks of Macron's presidency "have been exemplary" and "have allowed the French to see there is a path that suits them".
NEW YORK (AP) - A former Swiss banker told a US judge on Thursday that he managed a web of fraudulent bank accounts that concealed bribes in the sprawling scandal engulfing Federation Internationale de Football Association, the worldwide soccer governing body.
Trump (@ realDonaldTrump ) June 15, 2017You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people! Citing anonymous officials with knowledge of the investigation, the Post says Robert Mueller has requested three senior intelligence officials be interviewed on the matter.
A witness at the scene told Reuters the man ran towards one of the gates to parliament where a militant killed a policeman less than three months ago. "The guy was on the ground on his front on the pavement alongside Parliament Square". Friday's incident comes just months after a man barreled his vehicle into pedestrians on nearby Westminster Bridge and then charged into a Parliament courtyard, stabbing a police officer to death.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer will say at an annual address to bankers in London's financial district that the U.K.is in talks with EIB officials to ensure the institution continues to offer loans for infrastructure and other projects while Brexit talks are ongoing, according to excerpts of his prepared remarks released by his office in advance.
After failing to achieve a majority, May is set to meet with the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland on Tuesday to cobble together a deal to ensure her minority government can get its Queen's Speech - a key annual event in which the government lays out its policy agenda for the coming year - through Parliament.
Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before the Senate intelligence committee on June 8, 2017. Sessions told senators on Tuesday that he'd recused himself because he was part of Trump's campaign. It should have also been obvious to Trump and his advisers, what Sessions could and would be asked about during the hearing. It is unclear if McCabe, Comey's successor, has informed Trump of the change in the scope of the probe.
Three of Hodgkinson's five victims remain hospitalized, including Scalise , who is in critical condition after being shot in the hip; he needs to undergo another round of surgery. Last year, he volunteered for Sen. Bernie Sanders ' presidential campaign. Zack Barth , an aide to Texas Rep. Roger Williams, was also shot but was treated and released from a hospital.
Sue Hodgkinson said she and James were married for nearly 30 years . The FBI has swarmed the IL home of James Hodgkinson, combing through evidence trying to understand what could've led the 66-year-old man to the shooting rampage at a Republican congressional baseball practice.
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. "I think he's weighing that option". I think there's a conflict there. Ryan echoed that sentiment, calling the reports about the president possibly moving to fire Mueller "a rumor".
Grassley is known as one of the Senate's most dogged investigators, but in the early days of the Trump administration, it hasn't been clear how hard he intends to push on possible misconduct. Comey testified that initial explanations that he was sacked because of poor leadership were "lies, plain and simple". He decried a " witch hunt " that he said is being "led by some very bad and conflicted people!" Coats told associates that Trump had asked him if he could intervene with Comey to get ...
Congressman Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives, said he has "confidence" in Mueller. Rosenstein is the only person who has the authority to fire Mueller because Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the investigation.