He said: "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" It's clear that both Rosenstein and the Trump White House are feeling the heat of the investigation with the deputy attorney general releasing a statement late Thursday telling the public to be skeptical when they read news reports citing anonymous officials.
President Donald Trump's Washington hotel saw nearly $20 million in revenue during its first few months of operation - a period that coincided with his election and inauguration as the 45th president. It reported $19.7 million of "hotel-related revenue " on the disclosure form released Friday. In the 98-page document, posted on the agency's website, $ 130 million of debt is reported to Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, a subsidiary of Deutsche Bank.
President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) are pressing for an ambitious timeline to complete the bill, although it is being drafted in the Senate with little assistance from the White House. Senate Democrats are considering a strategy to slow down the chamber's business next week in an effort to protest Republicans' healthcare push, CNN reported Saturday.
In a statement posted on Facebook by the Ministry, Russian forces in Syria carried out an airstrike following intelligence information that an Islamic State leader's meeting is being scheduled. Who is Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi? The Russian strike started at 2135 GMT on May 27 (12:35 am on May 28 local time) following confirmation of the meeting by a drone.
Key battles on Sunday include far-right leader Le Pen's attempt to win her first parliamentary seat in the northeastern former coal mining town of Henin-Beaumont. Official statistics showed turnout at a near 60-year low, revealing a high degree of election fatigue after four votes in under two months. Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel also welcomed the vote's outcome, tweeting that it paved "the way for reforms in France+Europe".
Suspected rebels in India-administered Kashmir ambushed and shot dead six policemen on Friday even as Indian soldiers killed two civilians and two rebels in a separate gun battle, officials and local media said. Two civilians, including a teenage boy, were also killed in the shootout triggering a chain of protest demonstration across the Valley. Reports said that at least five militants appeared in the funeral, which was attended by thousands of people, and offered a gun-salute.
As deputies were responding, more information was gathered indicating that the homeowner disarmed the suspect and was holding him until law enforcement arrived. one of whom was carrying several zip ties". All five men are being held at the Sarasota County Jail without bond and the investigation is ongoing. Alen Beltran Vazquez, Ronier Jaurgui-Lorente, Angel Cabrera-Basulto, Jorge Valido-Leyva and Roberto Salcedo-Balanza were arrested in connection with the robbery, according to the ...
Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed ministers to her shaky government Sunday, as some Conservative colleagues rallied to support her - and others said her days were numbered after last week's disastrous election . "Right now, I don't see any obstacles for the negotiations to take place as planned". "The net effect of these conflicting pressures is likely to be the search for a pragmatic deal with the European Union that can pass the threshold of a significant majority ...
The Justice Department requested the Supreme Court to review the second order after it was blocked in the courts. Meanwhile, conservative commentator and one-time Trump booster Joe Scarborough mocked the U.S. Trump had earlier brewed a storm and invited scathing criticism when he first came up with the idea, during his presidential campaign past year. In a string of subsequent tweets, Mr.
Muller was appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , and Trump could order Rosenstein to fire Mueller or he could order that regulations that govern the appointment be repealed and then fire Mueller himself. "He's weighing that option", said Chris Ruddy , Newsmax CEO and friend of Trump on PBS NewsHour Monday evening. "As long as I'm in this position, he will not be fired if not for good cause", he said.
Though Rosenstein did not explain what prompted the statement, many political observers connected it to recent reports that special counsel Robert Mueller , who is leading the DOJ investigation into Russian election meddling, is also investigating whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice.
President Donald Trump Friday announced new restrictions on travel and business with Cuba , reversing some of the relaxed new relations instituted two years ago by President Barack Obama . (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks about Cuba policy, Friday, June 16, 2017 , in Miami . "To the Cuban government, I say: Put an end to the abuse of dissidents", Trump said.
The death toll in the London fire disaster rose to 30 on Friday as relatives and friends expanded frantic searches for missing loved ones amid warnings that the full extent of the tragedy still remains to be tallied. She did speak with emergency services. The cladding used on the exterior walls of the tower block was not graded fire-resistant. May has been criticised from within her own Conservative Party over her response and she pledged on Thursday to hold a public inquiry into ...
He was sentenced to 15 years hard labor following a brief one hour trial and, despite pleas from American State Department officials that his sentence was "unduly harsh". He had been on a stopover tour in North Korea , en route to Hong Kong, where he was going to study. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced that Warmbier had been freed.
Established by then-President Barack Obama in 2014, DAPA offered deportation reprieves and working papers to undocumented parents of children who are either US citizens or have legal residency here and who have lived in the United States for at least five years.
He told BBC Radio 4's The World at One: "I feel like everybody else traumatised by the enormity of the tragedy that overtook North Kensington in the early hours of Wednesday morning". "That is also an absolute priority for the investigation - to establish who they may be", he added. On the lack of sprinklers in Grenfell Tower , and other buildings, he said: "My understanding is that the best expert advice is that retrofitting sprinklers may not always be the best technical way of ...
He added "I am so thankful to the firefighters and other professions who are giving their all for the security of each of us by fighting the fires". On Sunday afternoon, almost 900 firefighters and 300 vehicles were still battling the blaze as scenes of devastation could be seen around the town.
Grief over a high-rise tower blaze that killed dozens of p. Some 19 people remain in four London hospitals, 10 of who are in critical conditions . The 23-year-old Alhajali is the only victim of the Grenfell Tower fire to be officially named as the hard process of identifying human remains continues.
Since the general election, there has been growing pressure on May to moderate the government s approach and favour maintaining close ties with the European single market at the expense of controlling immigration. The 1998 peace accords in Northern Ireland set up a power-sharing executive in the British province, but this collapsed in January when Irish republicans Sinn Fein pulled out, citing a breakdown in trust.
The annual congressional baseball game Thursday which gained significance after Wednesday's shooting that left House Majority Whip Steve Scalise critically injured saw a huge rise in the ticket sales. Most other players also wore LSU gear as a tribute to the Majority Whip, who has played on the congressional team for years and is known for his high spirits.
Redouane claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan and also used the name Rachid Elkhdar, police said . Pakistani Butt was named as one of the London Bridge terrorists yesterday by Met police . The police has since tried to defend itself against criticism over the authorities downgrading an inquiry into Butt, one of the attackers. The Prime Minister told Sky News: "MI5 and the police have already said they would be reviewing how they dealt with Manchester and I would expect them to do ...
They weren't able to arrest Zaghba, who was traveling on an Italian passport, because having extremist material on a phone isn't against the law in Italy. Butt , a Pakistan-born British citizen, was investigated by officers in 2015 but they found no evidence he was planning an attack and he was "prioritised in the lower echelons of our investigative work", police said.
A total of seven men are in custody after the 3 June attack that left eight dead and dozens wounded. He also theorized the fake bombs might have been useful for terrorists if they took hostages. Roses with messages are given out to passers-by on London Bridge just over a week on from the terror attack on the bridge and Borough Market, Sunday June 11, 2017.
May needs the support of the DUP to govern, after a disastrous election result in which she lost her parliamentary majority. Instead, the devastating blow has left May weakened among her Conservative Party and thrown open her Brexit strategy to criticism from peers, some of whom are not in favour of the current plan to leave the European Union single market and customs union.
On June 11 the insurgents claimed responsibility for a similar attack in which an Afghan soldier killed three United States soldiers and wounded a fourth in the eastern province of Nangarhar. Nasratullah Jamshidi, said the attacker, an Afghan commando, had been shot at the scene and died on his way to a hospital. Seven US soldiers were injured on Saturday in an insider attack by an Afghan soldier who turned his weapon on his instructors and advisers.
Interior Ministry official Jorge Gomes said firefighting crews were having difficulties battling the fire, which was "very intense" in at least two of its four fronts. He added a period of national mourning would be announced shortly. Portugal was hit by a series of fires past year which devastated more than 100,000 hectares (1,000 square kilometers) of the mainland.
If passed, the new Russian Federation provisions would make it more hard for Trump to relax sanctions against the country. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker of Tennessee was initially hesitant to pass a new Russian Federation sanctions bill, but he played a key role in drafting the final language.
An assistant commandant of the Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB)'s 2nd Battalion, Kiran Tamang, was critical after agitators slashed his throat when he tried to prevent them from setting police vehicles on fire in front of Singmari police outpost.
Paul suburb of Falcon Heights. The verdict was read in front of a packed courtroom, which consisted of Castile's family. Castile's death was part of a series of high-profile shootings of an African American by a police officer. The dead man had told the policeman he had a gun elsewhere in the vehicle. Her organization plans to focus on a campaign to remove police officers from public schools.
The 32-year-old Real Madrid striker, who is in Russian Federation as Portugal prepare for their Confederations Cup opener against Mexico , is said to be "outraged" after prosecutors accused him of defrauding the authorities of 14.7million euros (£12.8million).
In a statement, the Revolutionary Guards said ISIS headquarters, command and control centers, and bomb-making factories were targeted by surface-to-surface rockets fired from sites in Kermanshah and Kurdistan provinces, northwest Iran. On June 7, gunmen and suicide bombers attacked the parliament complex and the shrine of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in Tehran, killing 17 people.
Under the revised travel policy, USA officials say there will be tighter enforcement to make sure Americans legally fit the 12 authorized categories they claim to be travelling under, which could spook many visitors, wary of receiving a hefty fine.
The hospital said earlier in the week that he had undergone surgery for internal injuries and a broken leg. As Scalise continued his grueling recovering, law enforcement officials proceeded with their investigation of the Wednesday attack at a suburban Virginia park, where shooter James Hodgkinson wounded several other people in addition to Scalise.
His year-old party then filled the political space created by the disarray within the Socialist Party and The Republicans, with Sunday night capping a sequence of events that a year ago looked improbable. But because no candidate won a clear majority of 50 per cent or more, voters now have to go to the polls for a second time. "We're going to find ourselves with fewer opposition representatives than there are in Russian Federation".
Pertinently, the business community of Kashmir valley is also observing a complete shutdown against the implementation of GST in J&K. The GST is a value added tax (VAT) proposed to be a comprehensive indirect tax levy on manufacture, sale and consumption of goods as well as services at the national level.
Although Gingrich resigned as speaker after humiliating loses in the 1998 Congressional election, the House later impeached Bill Clinton on obstruction of justice charges. "But it's part of a pattern, as you saw the one sign this guy was holding, you've had an increasing intensity of hostility on the left", Gingrich said.
We have controlled the internal bleeding, and his vital signs have stabilized", Sava said at a press conference. And there were others who said it's time for people of different political persuasions to come together. Hospital officials said it is hard to predict how long the congressman will be in the hospital, but that he is expected to be able to walk and hopefully run after a period of rehabilitation.
New Zealand were frequently left scrambling in defence as the hosts pushed forward with urgency, while Kiwi captain Chris Wood and his attacking partners had to survive on scraps as Russian Federation largely dominated possession and territory.
Responding to claims by USA reporters that Trump "picked a fight" with Khan "because he was Muslim", the White House press secretary said , "I think that to suggest something like that is utterly ridiculous". Trump's taunting of Khan, one of Britain's most prominent Muslims, started within hours of the attack that left seven people dead and dozens injured after the mayor appealed for calm, referring to the increased presence of armed police on the streets.
The score was 1-1 at half-time, as Javier Hernandez responded from close range after Ricardo Quaresma had opened the scoring, but the highlight of the first half was the pass from Cristiano Ronaldo that set his long-time worldwide teammate up.
Valeria Khadija Collina said her son Youssef Zaghba, an Italian national of Moroccan descent, told her he wanted to go to Syria to start a family in a religious Islamic climate - not to fight. Twelve people were arrested after the attack but have all now been released without charge, the Met Police said on its Twitter account Monday. No arrests had been made, police said.
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has said she believes Scotland will be independent by 2025. The former chancellor and leader of the Better Together campaign said there was nothing progressive about the break up of the United Kingdom and advised SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon to "get on with the day job".
However, a large majority of Britons still support leaving the European Union , with a YouGov poll showing that 70 per cent think the Government should abide by the referendum result. "Of course, the door remains open, always open, until the Brexit negotiations come to an end", French President Emmanuel Macron told reporters in Paris on Tuesday, speaking alongside May after a meeting focused on counterterrorism.
Ms Sturgeon said a paper drawn up by her ministers past year, Scotland's Place In Europe, was a "blueprint for this approach". The first minister of Scotland has now said her decisions will be made in Scotland's interests and not simply those of her party, according to the BBC .
Special counsel Robert Mueller met on Capitol Hill with the leaders of the Senate intelligence committee Wednesday afternoon, a long-awaited connection as lawmakers and federal investigators plot a path forward on the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee on June 16 called on Congress to "unite to stop" Trump if he tries to fire Rosenstein or Mueller. Although Rosenstein's memo was extremely critical of former FBI Director James B. Comey, he technically did not formally recommend that Trump fire him.
US President Donald Trump (L) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) pose together at the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida , April 7, 2017. Since January, all of Trump's business assets have been in a trust managed and controlled by his sons Donald Jr . and Eric , as well as longtime Trump Organization executive Allen Weisselberg.
A USA citizen who is being held in North Korea on charges of "hostile acts" against the Kim Jong Un regime may actually have faced different charges at the time of his arrest, according to an eyewitness. 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 the Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang would be authorized to pay a consular visit to all four detainees.
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain , Egypt and the United Arab Emirates cut their diplomatic and economic ties with Qatar earlier this month, accusing Doha of supporting terrorism, an allegation rejected by the Qatari government. The Islamic State jihadist group claimed responsibility. Finally, the perception that Pakistan is a hub of sectarian proxy war of Saudi Arabia and Iran needs to be dispelled by denying any space to all those forces that have foreign linkages and are using religious ...
May had called the vote early in hopes of strengthening her majority going into talks on exiting the European Union , but instead found herself in negotiations with a small party in Northern Ireland in order to stay in power. "My preoccupation is that time is passing, it is passing quicker than anyone believes because the subjects we have to deal with are extraordinarily complex".