One lawyer who knows Rosenstein well told Politico that the deputy AG is "furious" and "amazed" at Trump's tweet , in which #45 confirms he's under investigation for obstruction of justice and accuses Rosenstein of being responsible for James Comey's firing and therefore incapable of managing the probe.
Lieu's comments come after Trump and his allies launched multiple attacks against Mueller's character and possible conflicts of interest in an attempt to discredit him and his investigation. As Mueller assembles his investigative team, statements by Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy this week set off new questions. Another White House official told the Daily Beast it would "suicide" for Trump to get rid of the special counsel.
Medstar Washington Hospital Center said the congressman underwent another surgery Saturday, and that he is more responsive and speaking with family.For three months, Hodgkinson lived out of a white cargo van in a gentrified neighborhood just miles from where US laws are made.
Hodgkinson, who works in the tax business herself, didn't seem to know how to elaborate on his apparent mission. He had a foster child daughter who died of suicide. Ten years earlier, a foster daughter committed suicide by dousing herself with gasoline and setting herself on fire inside her vehicle, the Belleville News-Democrat reported .
The new policy will prohibit Americans from spending money at businesses owned by the Cuban military through its Grupo de Administracion Empresarial S.A. But individual "people-to-people" trips by Americans to Cuba, allowed by Obama for the first time in decades, will again be prohibited. American tourists with existing plans to travel to Cuba may not be affected.
This is how it went in the light heavyweight match-up of arguably the two best men in the sport, who ascended to those spots by facing each other in a close fight a year ago that Ward won controversially: Kovalev started better. The AP had Kovalev ahead by a point going into the final round. And STOP with this low blow BS. Kovalev's manager Egis Klimas stated, "Basically what happened today, Ward got away with fighting dirty.
Scalise was still in critical condition Thursday night after another surgery, "but has improved in the last 24 hours", according to a statement from the MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Capitol Police said Hodgkinson used a 9 mm handgun and a 7.62-caliber rifle in the shooting, and traces run by investigators showed he evidently acquired the weapons legally.
Riquna Williams hit back-to-back three-pointers to push the lead to 30 points early in the fourth and Odyssey Sims hit two free throws to make it 90-57, the biggest lead of the season for Los Angeles. The Phoenix Mercury are 6-4 and fifth in the WNBA . It could have been a larger margin, but the Mercury made just 12 of 21 free throws. Allisha Gray had 16 points and Glory Johnson 11 points and 11 rebounds.
With Durant in their ranks, they could not be stopped. Now that he's back in Cleveland , they have gone to the Finals three times in a row. Only Jordan's Bulls team in the mid-1990s is spoken of in the same tones. I have been at pains to tell people that these match-ups are overrated. The game doesn't follow that kind of static routine because players are moving around all the time.
Christopher Ruddy, a friend of the president's, on Monday first said that Trump had been "weighing" whether to fire Mueller, who was appointed by Rosenstein after Trump fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey in May.
Flynn had been misleading about his phone conversations late last December that reportedly included talks with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak, just as then-president Barack Obama was ordering new sanctions on Russia over its alleged election meddling.
A bipartisan bill imposing new sanctions on Iran for its ballistic missile program and its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps overwhelmingly passed the Senate by a margin of 98-2 on Thursday. "It would also commit the USA secretary of state to identify individuals responsible for certain human rights abuses within Iran and authorize, but not require, the U.S.
Jeffs became a fugitive the weekend of June 18-19, 2016 when he slipped off his Global Positioning System ankle monitor using olive oil or another lubricant and fled from a Salt Lake City house where he was on supervised home release , authorities have said.
The attorneys general feel confident that they have the standing to sue because Maryland and D.C. entered a contract, the Constitution, that Trump has violated by accepting gifts. The attorney generals argue that the constitutional clause that deals with this issue intends to limit the potential for corrupting influences from foreign governments.
Almost six in 10 (57%) of voters said they opposed Trump's withdrawal from the deal, while just 24% said they agreed with the decision, the latest Politico / Morning Consult survey found. He claimed it would cost the United States $3tn (£2.3tn) and more than 6 million jobs. Ponlok said the move to leave the agreement was "unethical".
Schumer (D-N.Y.), vocal Russian Federation critics John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.), as well as Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) were also involved in various stages of the discussion. Invoking the same rhetoric he used in the RD-180 debate, McCain insisted that buying engines from Russia puts money into the pockets of Russian President Vladimir Putin's "cronies".
In March, Sessions recused himself from decision-making in the investigation. Trump's tweets came after the top lawyer for his transition team warned the organization's officials to preserve all records and other materials related to the Russian Federation probe.
The Japanese company that had chartered the ship said none of its 20 crew members were injured. Naval commanders praised the sailors for containing flooding caused by the collision, stabilizing the ship and sailing it back to port at the USA naval base in Yokosuka, where divers inspected its damage and developed a plan for repairs and inspection.
The president might also assert that proper cause exists to fire Mueller. The moves haven't gone unnoticed by Mr Trump's supporters. "It is often erased in moments of anger, when simmering grievance boils over into rash action, exemplified by the firing of Mr.
Senior Republicans, including some who praised Mr Mueller when he was hired, are beginning to question his credibility. Ryan told reporters Tuesday: "The best advice would be to let Robert Mueller do his job ". The interview was first reported by PBS. In every practical sense, Trump is stuck with Mueller. According to the Times , the president began toying with the idea of dismissing Mueller shortly after he was appointed following the dismissal F.B.I.
Naval Hospital in Yokosuka. The search was on for seven U.S. sailors missing after an American warship and a merchant vessel collided off the coast of Japan, as U.S. Several U.S. Navy aircraft, as well as Japanese Coast Guard and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopters, ships and aircraft were deployed to render assistance to the Fitzgerald , a release said.
A reporter asked why he brought it up. A few others broached the issue. The politicians were practicing for the annual congressional baseball game, which has taken place since 1909. Capitol Police for their quick and heroic actions that saved lives during the shooting in Alexandria, Virginia that appears to have targeted Congressional Republicans.
Beck didn't provide names, but said the teens - ages 15, 16, and 17 - accessed the department's inventory system, and then logged in under the name of a sergeant they knew was on vacation to get access to the vehicles. The teenagers behind the wheel refused to stop and led police on pursuits that ended with two separate crashes. The first vehicle crashed in the area of 77th and San Pedro streets, while a second one ended in a crash at Central Avenue and Adams Boulevard, Beck said.
The statement came after Sen. And the Daily Caller reported on Tuesday that included an interview with Mueller. Republicans in Congress are also shaking off the notion that Trump could fire Mueller. He has always been widely respected by many in Washington from both sides of the aisle, with many lawmakers praising Deputy Attorney General Rob Rosenstein's pick.
And Trump's apparent reference to Rosenstein , who oversees the Russian Federation investigation because attorney-general Jeff Sessions recused himself from it, came just hours after an oddly worded statement from Rosenstein complaining about leaks in the case.