He vowed to get the memos ex-FBI Director James Comey reportedly wrote about his meeting with Trump in which the president allegedly asked him to shut down the FBI investigation into ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Chaffetz, who heads the Oversight Committee, said he wanted more time with family. But Trump's victory complicated Chaffetz' life. He strolled to four-easy re-elections in his Republican-friendly district and became chairman of the house oversight committee in ...
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Thursday with the NAFTA announcement "we intend to notify not just Congress, but all our trading partners, that free and fair trade is the new standard for USA trade deals". "NAFTA is a trilateral agreement and the conversations need to be trilateral in nature". "For decades, Southeast Michigan manufacturers at every level of the supply chain have been decimated - put at a competitive disadvantage by countries that unfairly manipulate their currency", he ...
Robert E. Lee. The renaming was recommended by a Blue Ribbon Commission that led to Council's vote earlier this year to remove a statue of Lee. Richard Spencer chanted , "You will not replace us", at a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia Saturday in protest against the removal of a confederate monument of a general .
Of those officers, 143 of them died past year. This includes supporting the Officer Safety and Wellness Group, which improves officer safety on the job, and accelerating the processing of benefits through the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program, which provides vital resources to the families of fallen officers.
Rep. The Republican leader faces allegations he asked his FBI director James Comey to halt a probe of a senior former advisor, and dismissed Comey in a bid to curb an investigation into his campaign team's possible collusion with Russian Federation.
The National Weather Service warns that more storms are expected on Friday , with an enhanced risk for tornadoes across the entire central portion of the state, including Woodward, Oklahoma City and Ada. Cities in the "moderate" risk category - the second highest - include Stillwater and Ponca City. Though we're receiving scattered showers and a few storms this morning, the severe threat will hold off until the afternoon and will arrive in several waves.
By comparison, the first 70 years of Colonial tournament history has triggered only 11 playoffs at the Dean & DeLuca Invitational , Fort Worth's annual tour stop. Last week at the Players Championship, Jason Day had an opportunity on the weekend to charge up the leaderboard and finally get his season on track.
Trump wrote . He initially misspelled the word counsel as he referred to Democratic former President Barack Obama and former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and corrected himself in a later tweet. There were multiple congressional investigations of the attacks in Benghazi, in Libya, and the roles played by Mrs Clinton, as secretary of state, and Mr Obama.
In an interview with co-anchor Robin Roberts on " Good Morning America ", Davis called the February incident a "preventable tragedy". According to the report , Piazza, adhering to his responsibilities as a new pledge, got dangerously drunk and wound up falling down a flight of stairs, which did not escape the notice of his brothers-to-be: nearly 11 hours before a fraternity member called 911 the following morning, several brothers were already chatting about the incident over group ...
Flynn's lawyers said he would not honor the subpoena, and that's not a surprise to the committee, but we'll figure out on Gen. Flynn what the next step, if any, is", Burr told reporters on Thursday morning. ABC News reached out to Flynn's legal team for comment. Flynn was ousted following reports that he misled Pence and others when he denied discussing sanctions in a phone conversation with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak before Trump's inauguration.
No". That revelation undercuts the timeline promoted by the White House in recent days. Trump undercut that timeline in an interview last week, but in a news conference on Thursday, he said he relied on Rosenstein's recommendation to make his decision.
The Utah Republican heads the House oversight and government reform committee. Members of Congress reportedly urged Gowdy to run for the chairmanship after Chaffetz announced several weeks ago that he would retire from Congress. None of the Republicans running for office should expect an endorsement from Chaffetz until a nominee has been selected, he said . The U.S. Constitution and Utah law say that if a U.S.
After the discrimination lawsuit was filed past year, the Texas school district staunchly denied the allegations being levied by Ahmed Mohamed's family, the Daily Mail reports . A family attorney said Friday that they would file a new lawsuit, The Associated Press reports. The federal court judge also went on to state the Ahmed Mohamed discrimination lawsuit failed to identify any practice, custom, or policy that was allegedly the motivating factor behind the alleged violation of the ...
Forecasters say a band of thunderstorms packing unsafe lightning, large hail and damaging winds are moving out of Texas and into Oklahoma and Arkansas. The risk of severe storms is enhanced in the Oklahoma City area, as well as in northeastern and southwestern Oklahoma . Flash flooding could be an issue with the stronger storms.
A Boeing 737 packed with passengers rammed into a utility truck on the runway of the Los Angeles International Airport, causing the vehicle to roll over. The plane sustained minor damage, the airport said. The plane continued to the gate and passengers deplaned, the airport said. Eight people in the truck - six men and two women - were injured, he said.
CLIP: @RepAlGreen : "I rise today.to call for the impeachment of the President of the United States of America for obstruction of justice". Impeachment procedures have been initiated against USA presidents only three times in the 230 years since the American constitution was drafted, and little more than 100 days into his term of office, Donald Trump is already at risk of becoming the fourth.
A Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper, left, and a Madison County Deputy, right, confer while they wait for a Mississippi Highway Patrol tow truck to remove a vehicle from a dead end road in Gluckstadt, Miss ., Thursday morning, May 18, 2017 , where 6-year-old Kingston Frazier was shot to death after the auto he was riding in was stolen early, from a grocery store parking lot in Jackson .
One person is believed to be dead and dozens of homes completely flattened after the twister hit land. "I thought we were done", said Tyson. All tornado reports were unofficial Tuesday night. Other teams are still helping clear damage from straight line winds in the Oklahoma City area, and aiding farmers who lost fences in the Northwestern Oklahoma wildfires earlier this spring.
And The New York Times said the U.S. president had told top Russian officials Mr Comey's sacking had relieved "great pressure" on him. Comey has not spoken publicly since President Donald Trump abruptly fired him less than two weeks ago amid his agency's investigation into potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials.
Tillerson passed a birchwood gavel to Finland's Foreign Minister Timo Soini, ending two years of the US chairing the council. Donald Trump pledged to renegotiate the accord during last year's USA election campaign, but has wavered on the issue since taking office.
Washington state's unemployment rate dropped to 4.6 percent last month and the state added 1,200 new jobs. "Job postings aren't staying up long, and unemployment is near record lows", said Phil Blair, CEO of the staffing firm Manpower San Diego.
Green, who represents Houston , is the first member of Congress to formally call for an impeachment, but Maxine Waters (D-CA) was the first representative to say that Trump should be impeached via Twitter back in March . We are talking about a president who fired the Federal Bureau of Investigation director who was investigating the president for his connections to Russian involvement in the president's election'.
It said one official had read quotations to the New York Times and another had confirmed the broad outlines of the discussion. Trump on Thursday lashed out at the appointment of a special counsel to investigate allegations that his campaign collaborated with Russian Federation to sway the 2016 election, tweeting that it was "the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!" Spicer didn't dispute the Times' report , but did in his statement continue to emphasize ...
Parts of the town were evacuated earlier this week as the river reached record levels, and residents in nearby areas were told to seek higher ground. All of this water is moving downstream, threatening areas along the Mississippi River south of St.
The year-ago unemployment rate in Santa Rosa County was 4.2 percent. Hawaii, New Hampshire, North Dakota and South Dakota each had jobless rates below 3 percent. The U.S. unemployment rate was 4.4 percent in April. It was followed closely by 6,200 government jobs; education and health services with 4,100 jobs; and financial activities were up by 1,100 jobs.
The people familiar with the matter said the probe has sharpened into something more fraught for the White House, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department - particularly because of the public steps investigators know they now need to take.
The plea calls for a prison sentence between 21 and 27 months, though the sentencing judge is free to impose more or less time . The U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan said Weiner will appear in court at 11 a.m., though it would not confirm the charge or the plea.
Richard Burr of North Carolina. Flynn's attorney Robert Kelner did not immediately respond to phone messages and emails seeking comment. Trump's former national security adviser will not honor a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee, according to that panel's top senator.
With 62 senators , including 20 Republicans, coming from states that have expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, the House's American Health Care Act nearly certainly can not pass the Senate. Upon enactment of the AHCA, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price will begin using his authority to dismantle the Obamacare rules and regulations that drive up patient costs and force insurers out of the market.
After two days of meetings in Riyadh , Trump will travel to Israel, have an audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican, and meet with allies at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels and the Group of 7 wealthy nations in Sicily.
I'm very proud of it. Complicating U.S. support for terms of the agreement has been the worrying boom of cocaine cultivation and production in Colombia since the implementation of Peace Colombia. It's a familiar strategy to deflect the conversation away from bad news. He cited the eradication this year alone of of 15,000 hectares of coca fields, which is the amount eradicated last year.
Mason could not provide details about his statements that Archie had not immediately told the deputy her son was in the vehicle. The auto was found eight hours later, abandoned in a muddy ditch about 15 miles (20 kilometers) north of Jackson in Gluckstadt.
New Orleans police keep watch over pro-monument protesters and anti-monument protesters Tuesday, May 16, 2017, as the Confederate general P.G.T. Beauregard is prepared for removal from the entrance to City Park in New Orleans . The moment the statue was toppled from its spot atop the column, just a few minutes after 6 p.m., the largely anti-monument crowd burst into cheers and song.
Comey turned down an invitation to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee. "A thorough investigation will confirm what we already know - there was no collusion between my campaign and any foreign entity", he declared. Under Justice Department regulations, Mueller will enjoy certain protections against removal by Rosenstein. But once again Trump went into deep denial that he had ever said any such thing to Comey.
This week, Trump called the investigations a "witch hunt", in addition to releasing an official statement saying he looks forward to the "matter concluding quickly". Spicer offered a new explanation for that firing, saying that Trump had been trying to improve relations with Russian Federation - and Comey got in the way.
This helps avoid the so-called "summer slide" sometimes seen in reading test scores following summer vacation. "In the short term it helps with the summer brain drain that happens when they go back to school in the fall". Participants will receive their blueprints for six weeks of construction fun when they register for their official summer reading bookmarks, activity sheets, and events calendars.
Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, had talked with Attorney General Jeff Sessions about replacing Comey last winter, before either man had been confirmed for his position in the Trump administration. Prior to his appointment, Mueller had worked at Wilmer Hale, a law firm with clients that include former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, President Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump, and Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner.
Trump and Lieberman discussed the position at the White House on Wednesday. Trump, speaking to a group of television anchors at the White House Thursday, said that Lieberman, the former senator from CT and Democratic vice presidential nominee, is his leading candidate to run the agency.
The order was given to Richard Rojas , 26, at the Manhattan Criminal Court on Friday by Judge Tamiko Amaker, Xinhua news agency reported. NY mayor Bill de Blasio said there was "no indication that this was an act of terrorism". Twenty people were injured, including 13-year-old Ava Elsman . At 11:55 a.m., Rohas mounted the sidewalk on the west side of Seventh Avenue at West 42nd Street and drove north - against traffic on the one-way thoroughfare - for three blocks, O'Neill said.
Safe boating begins with preparation. National Safe Boating Week kicks off Saturday, May 20, with Ready, Set, Wear It!, a program created to encourage the public to wear life jackets. Wailoa Boat Ramp, Hilo - Saturday, May 20, and Sunday May 21, from 8 a.m.to 3 p.m. - Public information booth, vessel safety checks, and small commercial fishing vessel exams.
He added, "moving the embassy there [to Jerusalem] is a great statement to say Israel is here to stay". No serving USA president has ever visited the Western Wall, because United States policy has been that the final status of Jerusalem has yet to be resolved in Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.
The New Hanover County Board of Elections displays the NC Voter ID Laws . North Carolina's law was one of a number of similar statutes passed by Republican-controlled states. Last summer, before the election, the justices signaled they were closely divided when they split 4-4 on a request to allow the provision of the law to go into effect for the election.
Thursday. "Every day we run about 800-plus calls and we take care of people most of the days of their lives", said San Antonio Fire Chief Charles Hood told MySanAntonio.com. "I'd like to ask the citizens of San Antonio to give us your prayers tonight, because we're hurting". Fighting back tears, the chief asked San Antonio to pray for the fire department.
According to a person briefed about the plan, Ford plans to offer generous early retirement incentives to cut its salaried headcount by 1 October. Ford said the cuts would amount to about 10 per cent of a group of 15,000 salaried workers.
By July 16, the 100th day after the leaders' meeting, China agreed to issue guidelines that would allow US-owned card payment services "to begin the licensing process" in a sector where China's UnionPay system has had a near monopoly. The move would allow China to diversify its supply and provide a major market for American suppliers, though the expansion could lead to higher prices for USA consumers.
Trump tweeted. "ObamaCare premiums and deductibles are way up - it was a lie and it is dead!" 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.
In short, he went all-in for a period of three months, trying to prepare Clinton for any trick Trump might pull in the debate . One Twitter commenter asked Reines if the video shows Clinton herself or a stand-in, to which he responded, "That's her , in the flesh".
More than 45 people filed claims to be Prince's family members in the wake of his passing previous year, with some claims of heirship to be his wife, children, siblings or extended relatives still pending. The siblings' attorneys didn't immediately reply to phone calls seeking comment. Some individuals whose claims of heirship were rejected have filed appeals.
House Speaker Paul Ryan, meanwhile, argued against a rush to judgment on the revelations while Congress exercises its oversight authority over the president. The allegations raised by the New York Times , which were corroborated by others, have reinforced the impression of the possible obstruction that created.
Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, tweeted that he's asked Comey to testify at the hearing. "I guess you could argue that stuff like [acquisition reform] is bipartisan, and it can press on regardless of that, but yeah, I am concerned that when it comes to budget, when it comes to some of the other things, that it makes it harder", Thornberry said .