Following the firing of Comey last week and the revelation of the memo on Tuesday, members of Congress along with TV pundits are leveling charges of obstruction of justice at Trump . When asked if he was concerned that Trump could hurt his reelection prospects, Lance replied: "I'm confident that I represent the views of the overwhelming majority of my constituents".
Since 1962, the week of May 15 ( Peace Officers Memorial Day ) has been set aside to honor our peace officers. Bartlett police officers traveled to Washington D.C. He says the event perfectly displays the brotherhood in law enforcement. A trait that family members said defines the two in uniform and out, a special quality they miss so much.
He said the Obama administration also tried to share intelligence on air targets with Russian Federation and Congress pushed back. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said, "We could do with a little less drama from the White House". For lawmakers on Capitol Hill, the repercussions from the delayed outreach were apparent Tuesday morning. "Lacking credibility makes dealing with crises infinitely more hard", said Alex Conant, a Republican communications strategist who advised the ...
Sheriff's Office, and members of the U.S. Marine Corps gathered outside of the Dougherty Co. The Flame of Hope will enter the Spring Games to declare them open. The Nevada Police Department needs your help raising money for some special athletes. In 2016, more than $55 million was raised internationally through LETR events.
The sketch begins with Sarah Huckabee Sanders filling in for Spicer while he was hiding in the White House bushes, I mean, fulfilling his naval reserve duties. But he wasn't at Trump Tower. "Trump is innocent", McCarthy insisted. "Because he told us so, period". Trump assured he would never do that, and then embraces his press secretary for a lengthy kiss.
Chelsea Manning has been released from a Kansas military prison after serving seven years of her 35-year sentence for leaking classified government materials to WikiLeaks. Manning has been lauded as a hero by some and decried as a traitor by others, including President Donald Trump. She also leaked documents related to detainees at the military prison in Guantanamo Bay and some 250,000 State Department cables.
One man displayed a handgun and forced her to let them into the home, she said. The robbers "grabbed the woman, took her around the house" while they found the Harlem native's cash and jewels. As for his cousin, we are told she was uninjured. The men then asked the woman to open a safe, Herrera said. Law enforcement reportedly suspect that A$AP was the target and the robbery was not a "random hit".
Sergey Kislyak. Trump fired Comey last week. Trump insisted that because the intelligence had to do with terrorism and airline safety, which is to say the ISIS laptop bomb plot, there were valid "humanitarian reasons" to share that intelligence with Russian Federation to allow them to step up their defenses against an ISIS attack.
First responders eventually located the girl, identified as Tianna Hollinside, around 10:45 a.m. after 45 minutes under the water with the help of the CPD Marine Unit. "I feel really bad that it happened". We've pulled people out before because kids will play in here a lot and the currents will wash them around. It was not immediately clear how the girl got into the water, but authorities said the current and wind made conditions hard for swimming.
Davis said he thought he should be at a hospital instead, and told his new frat brothers so. Brendan Young, 21, of Malvern, Pennsylvania: Aggravated assault, involuntary manslaughter, simple assault, reckless endangerment, evidence tampering, hazing, alcohol-related charges.
The final year student wrote on her Crowdfunder page: "As a young black woman, from an inner city, working class background, this is such an incredible opportunity". Stormzy hasn't officially commented on his donation but has agreed to go for a "thank you chicken" at Nando's with one of the campaign's supporters.
High ozone levels also can aggravate existing conditions and lead to increased potential for illness in this sensitive group. These conditions will transport air pollution from the I-95 corridor into the state over the next two days. DEEP tracks air quality and pollution across CT for ozone from May 1 through September 30 every year. As a result, the city issued " Knozone Air Quality Action Days " through Tuesday.
The amendment was drawn up last Friday morning during a two-hour recess called by Republicans, leading to a 3 a.m. vote. Republican House leaders say their revised budget ensures every CT community will receive an increase in local school funding.
A judge must now accept his written arraignment or Soules will still have to attend his scheduled open court arraignment, which is set to take place on May 23. Former "Bachelor" Chris Soules is placing himself in the "not guilty" column after being involved in a fatal vehicle crash in Iowa on April 24. His lawyers recently argued that he didn't flee the scene, pointing out that he called 911 after the collision and identified himself.
Following demonstrations and lengthy legal wrangles, the statue is one of four monuments relating to the Confederacy that's in the process of being removed by the Louisiana city. "These monuments have stood not as historic or educational markers of our legacy of slavery and segregation, but in celebration of it", Mayor Mitch Landrieu said in a statement , according to CNN .
On Tuesday, national security adviser General HR McMaster said the intelligence sharing was "wholly appropriate" and based on "open source reporting ". "At no time were any intelligence sources or methods discussed and no military operations were disclosed that were not already known publicly", he said at the time .
Obamacare insurance is affordable for many people only if they select policies with enormous, ruinous deductibles. According to interviews with two dozen Republican senators and aides, the strategy is to bring together lawmakers with starkly different views, let them talk - and keep them talking until consensus is reached.
Once they reached the top of the bridge, Teatime said, the friends made a decision to perform somersaults and hang their bodies to add another level of thrill to the climb. "The Golden Gate Bridge is not an amusement park ride", said Denis Mulligan, general manager of the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District.
After an early-morning tweetstorm in which he addressed inconsistencies between his statements and those of his surrogates by suggesting the cancellation of "all future press briefings", President Donald Trump reiterated the threat in an interview Friday afternoon.
A storm cloud is seen south of USA 8 east of Bruce as severe weather hits Rusk County. Showers will come to an end by early Tuesday morning. CHICAGO (AP) - Two people died and dozens were injured when tornadoes flattened a mobile home park in Wisconsin and a housing subdivision in Oklahoma during powerful spring storms that battered an area from the South Plains of Texas to the Great Lakes.
Breaking news update, posted at 5:20 a.m. PT: Chelsea Manning , the former Army intelligence analyst behind one of the largest leaks of classified information in U.S. Mr Assange called her release "an epic victory which I and many others have long sought". She was known as Bradley Manning before transitioning in prison.
Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, under consideration for the job of FBI Director, said Tuesday he has informed the Trump White House he plans to stay in the U.S. NPR reported Tuesday that Judge Merrick Garland , a novelty candidate for the post suggested by Utah senator Mike Lee and endorsed by Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell, has no intention to leave the bench.
Dick Durbin and Dianne Feinstein want Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to resign if no special prosecutor is named to replace ousted FBI Director James Comey in the investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 USA election. James Clapper, the former director of national intelligence, said the Founding Fathers created three co-equal branches of government with checks and balances, but with Trump as president, that was now "eroding".
Trump's disclosure of the information threatened to fray that partnership and piled pressure on the White House to explain the apparently on-the-spot decision to reveal the information to Russian diplomats in a meeting last week. Republicans, caught off-guard, insisted they wanted to hear from Comey, who was sacked last week a day before Trump met in the Oval Office with the Russian diplomats.
Of course, the USA has had problematic intelligence situations with the rest of the world in the past. But she hints it will be discussed further. Even when intelligence is declassified, the government typically keeps secret the ways it acquired the intelligence.
Peter Feaver, who was a National Security Council special adviser under President George W. Bush and a Trump critic during the campaign, said that GOP reservations about the then-candidate were twofold. Ryan spokesman Doug Andres says Ryan "hopes for a full explanation of the facts from the administration". Washington remains in uproar over what President Trump did or didn't reveal to the Russians.
Department of Defense. "This tragedy is a testament to the commitment and sacrifice of our USA military colleagues who work closely with their Somali and other African counterparts every day to end the destruction inflicted upon the Somali people by Al-Shabaab", Schwartz said in a statement issued in Mogadishu .
The county is already known as one of the top five counties for suicide in Colorado. The stomach-turning suicide scene has triggered criticism from some mental health advocates that it romanticizes suicide and even promoted many schools across the country to send warning letters to parents and guardians.
The conversation occurred weeks after the Federal Bureau of Investigation interviewed Flynn regarding his contacts with the Russian Federation ambassador to the United States and after the acting attorney general, Sally Yates, warned the White House that Flynn had misled them about those conversations and could be vulnerable to blackmail.
The loss halted Kansas City's four-game win streak, which included a three-game sweep of Baltimore last weekend in Kansas City. Pineda is 3-1 with a 2.63 ERA over his last six outings. In the seventh, the Royals loaded the bases with a double, a walk, and a infield single. In came Clippard, who got out of the jam. Through the first six innings, Sabathia didn't face much trouble.
But if it was sacked at a standard trajectory , it would have a range of at least 4,000 km (2,500 miles), experts said . The radar of an advanced USA missile defense system in South Korea detected the launch of a North Korean ballistic missile two days ago, South Korea's defense minister told lawmakers on Tuesday.
Perhaps this is finally the long-awaited inflection point when GOP leadership, in a moving display of courage and patriotism, decide to put the best interests of this country above their partisan agenda and forcefully condemn President Trump's extraordinary recklessness, which they can not in good faith ignore any longer.
Kurdish media also report the factory is captured. "They are heavily involved in the fighting against ISIS". In an interview with the Financial Times last week, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim struck a more conciliatory tone after receiving assurances from U.S.
The revelation that President Donald Trump reportedly disclosed highly sensitive information to Russian officials is raising questions among some allied intelligence agencies about the security of details they share with their U.S. How secret was the information which Donald Trump told Russian officials in the Oval Office? "But the chaos that is being created by the lack of discipline it's creating an environment that I think makes it creates a worrisome environment".
McCarthy impersonated White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on a motorized podium, a scene that was filmed on the streets of New York City in advance of Saturday's show. "Trump is innocent", she said. "Because he TOLD us so!" "Period.Then he hired lawyers to agree with him". McCarthy's return highly-anticipated return as Spicer involved riding a mechanized podium through the streets of NY, yelling at his possible replacement as she peeled apples onstage, and getting what most foreshadow as ...
The eagle resulted in a five-shot swing from Badhwar's triple-bogey on the same hole one round prior. Senior Josh Lee is at even-par overall after shooting a 4-over 75 on Tuesday. SC may have already been through the gauntlet in women's tennis but now a NCAA Championship is on the line for the Gamecocks. Freshman Jamie Wilson and sophomore Will Miles each carded 3-over par 75s to lead the team.
Pyongyang conducted two unauthorized nuclear test explosions last year and about two dozen rocket launches , in a years-long push to expand its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile capabilities. "We consider (the missile test) counter-productive, harmful and dangerous". What has North Korea been saying? The United Nations Security Council on Monday condemned North Korea's recent ballistic missile tests, warning that the launches contributed to the development of nuclear weapons ...
Trump had said during his campaign he would move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, which would effectively recognize the city as Israel's capital. In a statement Sunday, Netanyahu said moving the embassy would "not only not harm the peace process, rather the opposite", according to The Washington Post.
The Mormon Church is the Boy Scouts' largest partner - about 20 percent of Boy Scouts are Mormon. It's unknown how numerous Blue Mountain Council's scouts are part of the Varsity or Venturing programs. The decision is not because of the Boy Scouts' policies on LGBT inclusion, the church said in a statement . Like other conservative faiths, the Mormon church opposes gay marriage and teaches that being in a homosexual relationship is a sin.
Cornyn is reportedly amongst a handful of candidates under consideration for the role and received strong praise from U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe. The others are Alice Fisher , a white-collar defence lawyer who previously led the Justice Department's criminal division, and Michael Garcia , a judge on the New York State Court of Appeals who previously served as the USA attorney for the Southern District of New York.
In a testimony sent to the judge presiding over the case , chair and associate professor of women and gender studies at the University of Colorado Boulder Lorraine Bayard de Volo (who also has a PhD in political science), wrote that "Sexual harassment and assault are fundamentally motivated by the perpetrator's perceived need to assert power and to protect the perpetrator's status".
If approved, the tax hike would be the fourth lowest in Chester County behind the Oxford, Great Valley and Downingtown school districts, finance director Christopher Gehris said at the May 8 budget meeting . The education fund will have a surplus of about $700,000, with a projected ending fund balance of about $5.2 million. These costs are contributing to a 1.2 percent increase in the budget.
The changing rationales the White House offered added an element of chaos to the president's action. "The president is the CEO of the country". "We don't want to pull the rug out from anyone", Johnson said. "If there are any tapes of this conversation, they need to be turned over", Graham said. Sen. "We have got to make sure that these tapes, if they exist, don't mysteriously disappear", Warner said , adding that he hopes to have Comey testify in a public hearing before his committee.
Among those measures are two proposals that would regulate bathroom access for transgender Texans - Senate Bill 6 and House Bill 2899. According to Fox News, the bill would fine local jurisdictions up to $25,000 per day for not complying with the law and local sheriffs could face jail time.
At a minimum unethical", Schiff said Sunday on CBS News' "Face the Nation". "If he was then trying to impede the investigation in any way, maybe beyond unethical. In an interview broadcast Saturday on Fox News' "Justice with Judge Jeanine" the president said he chose to fire Comey before the Attorney General reviews, which essentially concluded the FBI director mishandled the agency's Hillary Clinton email investigation during the 2016 presidential campaign.
First, consider this: if what the anonymous sources have claimed is true, and President Trump did reveal to the Russians clues about a US ally's intelligence resources, how would that ally know that this had happened? Trump shared details about an Islamic State terror threat related to the use of laptop computers on aircraft with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian ambassador to the U.S.
CBO, in analyzing an earlier version of the House's bill , projected that 24 million more people would become uninsured by 2026 than would be the case if the current Obamacare law remained intact. "The amended bill immediately eliminates Obamacare taxes, protects individuals with pre-existing conditions , lowers costs, and reforms Medicaid to give states more flexibility".
The Air Force issued a request for proposals in December 2016 to produce a total of 350 trainer jets created to replace its fleet of T-38 aircraft under a potential $16 billion program. "Companies like Boeing , which are committed to growing and investing here, show the world that our state is open for business and ready to create new jobs".
It's become a familiar scenario in the crisis-prone Trump White House, where big news breaks fast and the aides paid to respond seem perpetually caught off-guard. White House statements said he was dismissed over the Clinton email investigation, although the FBI director was also leading a probe into alleged links between the Trump administration and Russian Federation.
National security analysts said relations could be damaged."Effectively, Trump's actions have thrown the world's most important intel sharing relationship into doubt at best, serious jeopardy at worst", Stephanie Carvin, a former national security analyst for the Canadian government, said on Twitter, referring to the "Five Eyes" arrangement.James Curran, professor of foreign policy at the University of Sydney, said the intelligence relationships were too important and productive to be ...