Former FBI Director Mueller to lead Trump-Russia probe
19 May, 2017, 13:11 | Author: Leticia Walters
The act is the obstruction of a lawful investigation of the President's campaign ties to Russian influence in his 2016 Presidential Election.
(Vatican Radio) Russia's President Vladimir Putin says Moscow is prepared to provide a record of a White House meeting in which U.S. President Donald Trump reportedly shared classified intelligence with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
But a leading U.S. Republican politician said he would have little faith in any notes Putin might supply.
"Look at the way I've been treated lately, especially by the media", the US President told cadets graduating from the US Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut. U.S. Representative Adam Kinzinger joined a small but growing number of Republican lawmakers who have said they would back some sort of independent investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 election.
Criminally speaking, obstructing justice applies to a variety of scenarios - like threatening a juror, retaliating against a witness, or impeding a grand jury proceeding - and Trump's alleged request would not fit neatly into any of them, legal experts said.
"What I have determined is that based upon the unique circumstances, the public interest requires me to place this investigation into the authority of a person who exercises a degree of independence from the normal chain of command", Rosenstein said in a statement.
"But we have an obligation to carry out our oversight regardless of which party is in the White House and that means before rushing to judgment we get all the pertinent information".
"There are some people out there who want to harm the president", Ryan said during a press briefing.
"We're going to walk and chew gum at the same time".
Comey wrote the memo after he met in the Oval Office with Trump, the day after the president fired Flynn on Feb 14 for misleading Vice President Mike Pence about the extent of his conversations a year ago with Russia's ambassador, Sergei Kislyak. "So there are a lot of unanswered questions".
During a GOP dinner Tuesday night, Arizona Senator John McCain said Trump's scandals have reached "Watergate size and scale".
In a letter to acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe on Tuesday, the Republican chairman of a House oversight committee, Jason Chaffetz, set a May 24 deadline for the FBI to produce all relevant material relating to any communications between Comey and Trump.
Some senators were frustrated at the briefing because Rosenstein did not want to answer all their questions, Durbin said. Louis attorney who worked with Rosenstein when both were assistant US attorneys in Maryland.
Energy ministers from the world's two top producers said that supply cuts should be prolonged for nine months, until March 2018. Libya's crude production has risen to more than 800,000 barrels a day as fields restart, the most since 2014.
A woman was killed and her husband wounded by Pakistani firing across the de facto border dividing Kashmir and early on Thursday. Many families from border villages in Nowshera left their homes on Friday following indiscriminate shelling by Pakistani troops.
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The film will make its world premier at Cannes tomorrow, but you can slid it into your Netflix queue staring on June 28th. The first trailer for Tilda Swinton and Jake Gllenhaal-starring film Okja has been unveiled.
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US -backed and Kurdish-led forces are meanwhile marching toward the extremists' de-facto capital of Raqqa, in northern Syria. The two villages are home to members of several religious minority sects, and Al-Mabujeh has been targeted by IS before.
One former Chelsea stalwart already at Swansea is Claude Makelele. "We are very happy Claude is gong to be staying on". Nathan Ake has revealed that he has learned a lot from Chelsea captain John Terry during his time at Stamford Bridge.
In his latest role as Global Beauty President, he ran 12 brands that were collectively worth $11.5bn in revenues in 2016. That hampered efforts to turn around a business that's struggling with heavy discounting and sliding sales.
Nearly arrested? Mike Brown was just trying to get to Game 2
The Warriors bounced back in a major way in the third quarter and cut the Spurs lead 78-73 dunk by Durant with 4:27 remaining. Kevin Durant had 34 points, five rebounds, four assists, and four blocked shots in just over 38 minutes for Golden State.
Boston Celtics win NBA draft lottery, Lakers second
I didn't look that up to confirm, but I'm pretty confident that it's never happened before, so I'm going to throw it out there. My whole staff and ownership, we sit and calmly try to figure out what the best path is to take.
Roger Ailes, former Fox News chief, dead at 77
Three years earlier, in 1967, Ailes is said to have confronted Nixon, who had lost the presidency in 1960 to the telegenic John F. Mike Huckabee, a former Fox News host and Ailes friend. "And so even as we mourn his death, we celebrate his life".