Trump fired Comey last week, revealing in an interview with NBC that anger about the Russian Federation probe was one reason. "We'll get rid of the smoke and see where the actual issues lie", said Sen. He tweeted: "This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!" But Trump's claim ignored impeachment efforts and blistering verbal attacks on previous presidents and other political leaders.
With the growing public awareness of the potential impact of a federal repeal of the Affordable Care Act, Fein feels there is a chance the bill could finally pass. Insurers in states with these community rating waivers could charge higher premiums to enrollees based on health status, and who have had a gap in insurance of 63 or more consecutive days in the past year, according to the analysis .
Ryan said of the special counsel appointment of Robert Mueller was consistent with his goal of ensuring that "thorough and independent investigations are allowed to follow the facts wherever they may lead". "This was a very good first step. Mr. Rosenstein has done the right thing", Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY said on the Senate floor. "We look forward to getting this whole situation behind us", he said , vowing to focus his administration´s resources instead on creating ...
There's simply no evidence of widespread voter fraud in this country. White House officials said the commission would include Republicans and Democrats, both current and former state election officials. "There is no evidence - zero - of widespread voter fraud", said Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL). In November, Trump tweeted , "In addition to winning the Electoral College in a landslide, I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally ".
Did he urge Comey at a February meeting to drop his probe of the Russian Federation connections of Trump's national security adviser, Michael Flynn? In a scorecard of the event, TIME in 2008 said Lieberman delivered an "odd, disjointed speech from a man with perhaps too many parties to make a coherent argument", but noted the huge round of applause he got for urging "country over party".
The dropped charges follow a series of interviews by Swedish prosecutor Ingrid Isgren at the Ecuadorian embassy. But it adds that Assange is. Later he tweeted again : "Detained for 7 years without charge by while my children grew up and my name was slandered".
Claire McCaskill, D-Missouri, said, after leaving a closed-door briefing with Rosenstein for the full Senate on Capitol Hill. By several senators' accounts, he contradicted Trump's statements that Rosenstein's written criticism of FBI Director James Comey had been a factor in Comey's recent firing by the president.
So, on one of thousands of issues, the Feds and government in general have their hands in our pockets, fleecing us for their own benefit and that of their benefactors and K Street lobbyists. It will cause people to lose coverage, costs will continue to rise and people will suffer more and some will die. She says these changes to Medicaid allow states to "target funding for this important program towards those who need it most".
She addressed reporters after a closed-door meeting where Rosenstein briefed senators. Mr Mueller will take over the FBI investigation. The Justice Department has appointed former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller as special prosecutor to investigate alleged Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential campaign, including potential links between Moscow and Trump campaign associates.
Thomas Hartless, 43, fatally shot a Kirkersville police chief and two nursing home employees Friday. Of those 64 guns, there were 21 shotguns, 20 rifles, 18 handguns, three airguns and the rest were not specified. " With intense therapy, medication compliance and lifestyle changes, I am most confident we can and will overcome our struggles ". A Filipina was among the nurses killed at a nursing home shooting incident last week in Ohio.
Spicer said that after Yates informed them of Flynn's conduct, McGahn and his associate "reviewed the situation" and "informed the president right away". She said she was briefing the Trump White House so that officials could take "the action that they deemed appropriate" and that she believed the Russians already had the same information.
Trump called NAFTA "the worst trade deal in the history of the world" during his presidential campaign, promising to revise it during appearances in parts of the country - like OH - that lost jobs after NAFTA's 1994 implementation. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Reps. "Most chapters are clearly outdated and do not reflect the most recent standards in US trade agreements".
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His friend and former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly is speaking out about the man who gave him his own show on Fox news. CBS News, for example, grew to prominence in the 1930's, as Hitler was conquering Europe; ABC News became a major player when Roone Arledge used the network's prime-time profits in the late 1970s to hire star talent and create new vehicles, most notably "Nightline".
Capriles, who is seen as the opposition's best hope of defeating President Nicolas Maduro in elections next year, has been at the forefront of demands for a presidential recall referendum. The opposition has accused the government of violently repressing protests by Venezuelans demanding early elections to remove Maduro from power. The new administration has sought to forge a united front with Latin American countries to pressure the Venezuela government.
Social media users immediately slammed Trump pointing out that politicians throughout U.S. and world history have faced worse and have even been killed for their views. "My first reaction is that he's speaking to graduates of the US Coast Guard Academy, and these are men and women who will be on the frontlines of protecting the homeland", Tapper said on CNN.
Vice President Mike Pence told reporters , "President Trump made the right decision at the right time to accept the recommendation of the deputy attorney general and the attorney general". The president is also facing criticism after acknowledging in the NBC interview on Thursday that he repeatedly asked Comey whether he was under investigation.
FBI investigators reportedly discovered multiple contacts that are a cause for concern including Paul Manafort, former Trump Campaign Chairman, Carter Page, former Foreign Policy Advisor and Michael Flynn, the former National Security Advisor.
But following his departure, a lawyer for Flynn said that the retired lieutenant general would testify in front of the Senate committee in exchange for "assurances against unfair prosecution ". Congress could seek civil enforcement of the subpoena, a step the House tried to take against former Attorney General Eric Holder after he was held in contempt of Congress in relation to the "Fast and Furious" operation scandal.
Former Oklahoma Gov. Frank Keating stops to answers questions from members of the media as he leaves the West Wing of the White House in Washington , Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Trump contradicted his top aides - who credited a memo from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein for the presidents decision - telling NBC's Lester Holt that he would've fired Comey "regardless." The Justice Department has since appointed a special counselor to investigate the issue.
The search is on for a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director following President Donald Trump's abrupt sacking of Mr James Comey last week. But Burr said he expects Comey will soon speak privately with members of the committee. US intelligence agencies concluded in January that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a campaign of interference in the election aimed at tilting the vote in Trump's favor.
In case you forgot, the FBI began investigating Anthony back in 2016 after a 15-year-old girl from North Carolina claimed she had exchanged lewd messages with the politician for months. Weiner , once considered a rising star in the Democratic Party, had represented his congressional district in Brooklyn and Queens for nearly 12 years before he stepped down in 2011 after admitting to sending sexually explicit social media messages and texts to women.
Trump has endured a week of tumult at the White House after he fired the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and then discussed sensitive national security information about Islamic State with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
Turkey called Thursday for the removal of the U.S. diplomat coordinating the global coalition fighting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, accusing him of backing Syrian Kurdish militias. capital. Nine people were sent to the hospital; two were arrested. Erdogan's security staff moved in to break up an anti-government protest after police refused to make the demonstrators leave a park across the street.
The Anadolu Agency, a state-owned Turkish news service, reported that members of the president's security team were involved in the attack. Washington and Ankara are bitterly at odds over USA support for the Kurdish People's Protection Units ( YPG ) in Syria, which Turkey considers a front for outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) rebels.
Mr. Zuckerberg is due to take his honorary degree at Harvards next week. Almost 15 years after that, he will get his honorary degree at commencement next Thursday. Responding to a comment a fan had posted on his video, he added: "Before I went to college, my mum bet me I'd drop out and my younger sister bet me she'd finish college before me".
To help grow Facebook, Zuckerberg never finished college and dropped out in his Sophomore year to more to California. Almost 15 years after that, he will get his honorary degree at commencement next Thursday. "I got accepted", were the words he first said when he found he got accepted into the elite university. The 33-year-old is now the fifth richest person in the world, worth an estimated US$56 billion (RM242 billion).
Pressure has built on Trump since he fired FBI chief James Comey last week amid an investigation into Russia's alleged meddling in the United States electoral process. "Truly, I get this impression that many USA media are working in this vein". The tumult in Washington deepened on Tuesday over allegations Trump had sought to end the FBI's investigation into ties between Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, and Russian Federation.
In the Bronx, neighbourhood acquaintances said Mr Rojas was a friendly man who had been having problems. Friend Harrison Ramos said Mr Rojas wasn't the same when he came back from active duty in 2014. The auto leaned on a lamppost and steel barriers meant to block vehicles from getting onto the sidewalk. The incident sparked pandemonium in one of the city's busiest tourist and leisure centers, as bloodied victims were hauled away on stretchers and the vehicle that caused the injuries lay ...
While Soundgarden got their start with label Sub Pop in the late 80s, 1994s studio album Superunknown made the band a household name. Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page tweeted: "RIP Chris Cornell". "On the last tour that we were on together, he was sort of very quiet". Soundgarden disbanded in 1997, but reunited in 2010. The singer, 52, took his own life after he performed a concert in Detroit on May 17.
Lee that stands in a local park. In this November 15, 2016, photo, Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer , center, during a press conference in Charlottesville, Va. But despite some attendees attempts to downplay the rally-one known white supremacist laughably described it as a candlelight protest-the images from the scene harkened back to the height of the Ku Klux Klan, who would routinely use torches and crosses set aflame to attack or intimidate black citizens.
In a statement, Durbin said that what he characterized as Trump's admission that he fired Comey because of the Russian Federation probe was "dangerously close to obstruction of justice". He said the discussions happened in two phone calls and at a dinner in which Comey was asking to keep his job. The president said he "had dealings over the years", including the Miss Universe pageant and the sale of a home to "a very wealthy Russian".
Mueller, a former federal prosecutor at the Justice Department, was confirmed as FBI director days before the September 11, 2001, attacks that would ultimately shape his tenure. Trump met with four candidates for the top law enforcement post Wednesday afternoon and reportedly bonded with the former Democrat-turned-Independent senator.
The memo, read by an anonymous source, was about Comey's meetings with President Trump. The administration spent the first half of Tuesday defending Trump's disclosure of classified information to senior Russian officials. John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said late Tuesday that the developments had reached "Watergate size and scale ". The president and the White House continue to deny the allegations.
The driver, identified as Richard Rojas , a Bronx resident, had two prior DWIs in 2008 and 2015. Police do not suspect a link to terrorism and the driver was taken into custody to be tested for alcohol. He told reporters at the scene that Rojas is a US citizen and a former member of the armed forces with the US Navy. Kenya Bradix, 47, a supervisor at Planet Hollywood, said he was walking back to the restaurant on 45th Street, when he heard screams and saw Rojas' vehicle driving along the ...
Spearfish Police Chief Pat Rotert, in his 27th year of law enforcement, 17 of which have taken place in Spearfish, described that he has never worked with a better group of officers than those in the department. "You are the thin blue line between civilisation and chaos", he told law enforcement officers gathered outside the US Capitol for the memorial service.
A 59-year-old woman, a woman in her 40s and her 7-year-old child were airlifted to Harborview Medical Center. Officials say a 59-year-old woman was in critical condition, but is expected to recover. Those responding to the scene were told that the cart was faulty. Electrical inspections are also required each time a ride is set up. Brandi Hamon and Debbie LaFollette, the vice president and president, respectively, of the Rhododendron Festival, said in a joint statement, "First and foremost ...
Shelby testified for more than two hours on Monday about her training as a Tulsa police officer and how she believed Crutcher was reaching for a gun inside his SUV when she fired, according to ABC's Tulsa affiliate KTUL . He is then shot once in the chest by Shelby and falls to the ground. They noted Crutcher had his hands in the air and wasn't combative - part of which was confirmed by police video taken from a dashboard camera and helicopter that showed Crutcher walking away from Shelby, ...
Trump said he could make a "fast decision" on replacing Comey - possibly before he leaves Friday for Saudi Arabia, the start of his first overseas trip since taking office on January 20. Keating earned a law degree from OU, and has also worked under former presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush. "If they wanted me, I certainly would be honored, but I really don't think that's going to happen", he told the newspaper after his interview.
Joe Lieberman endorsed Howard Dean over John Kerry in the 2004 presidential primary. Other candidates included acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe , former Oklahoma Gov. Reporters did not see McCabe when he left the complex. Lieberman was a senator for more than 20 years, was Al Gore's vice presidential nominee in 2000, and won Senate re-election in 2006 as a third-party candidate.
Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum said the verdict does not change the fact that more work needs to be done to address racial disparities. Shelby was arrested shortly after officials released videos of the shooting, which showed Crutcher walking on the road with his arms in the air before being shot.
The reclusive North, which has defied all calls to rein in its weapons programs, has been working on a missile, mounted with a nuclear warhead, capable of striking the US mainland. Kim Jong-un personally oversaw the missile launch on Sunday, and was pictured celebrating with his officials afterward. It also claims to have perfected the warhead's homing and detonation systems under hard re-entry circumstances.
Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), the Senate minority leader, speaking at an unrelated news conference, also criticized the new health care bill, saying he was concerned the measure would make it more hard for Americans with pre-existing health conditions to find affordable coverage.
He was scheduled to give another speech at the Laffer Associates Washington conference this afternoon before attending a bilateral meeting with President Trump and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. "He also told me that Trump was perceptibly uncomfortable with this answer", wrote Benjamin Wittes, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and a critic of Trump.
The official [North] Korean Central News Agency said Kim "warned the US not to disregard or misjudge the reality that its mainland and Pacific region operations are in [North Korea's] sighting range for a strike and that it has all powerful means for a retaliatory strike".
Comey's written account of the meeting is two pages long and highly detailed, the associates said. Democrats and a number of Republicans said they wanted to hear from Comey, who was sacked last week a day before Trump met in the Oval Office with the Russian diplomats.
Federal investigators say the cockpit voice recorder has been recovered from a jet that crashed near a small airport outside New York City, killing two crew members. It was unclear whether anyone on the ground was injured. Spokesperson for Boro of Carlstadt Joe Orlando was at the scene as the plane came down. Emergency responders worked for more than an hour to extinguish the blaze, which included 13 vehicle fires.
She worries that a revamped NAFTA will include provisions left over from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, an agreement between the U.S., Mexico and 10 other Pacific Rim countries negotiated by the Obama administration and thrown out by Trump.
President Trump announced Monday that he'll light the White House blue to honor police officers for Monday's Peace Officer Memorial Day. "On this day, we honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty to protect our citizens and this state".
Now that he is no longer head of the FBI, and therefore not leading an investigation into anything, he also theoretically has some time to sit down and chat with the Senate Intelligence Committee about their own probe into any possible collusion between the Kremlin and the Trump campaign.