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.
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.
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.
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.
But Lieberman lost his senate seat to a primary challenger in 2006, and he ran as an independent to retain his seat. Trump abruptly fired Comey last week amid an investigation into his campaign's potential ties to Russian officials.
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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.
The White House initially said Comey was sacked on the recommendation of the two top officials at the Justice Department. It was the first time that Trump had explicitly tied the Russian Federation probe to his rationale for firing Comey.
One confirmed tornado was reported near a small town southeast of Dodge City, although there were no immediate reports of damage. The Storm Prediction Center received 29 reports of tornadoes and 115 reports of wind damage from the long line of storms.
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.
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.
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.
Penguins shut out the Senators, 1-0
It was something Penguins coach Mike Sullivan made certain to address during the team's video session on Sunday. It also lifted Malkin past Jaromir Jagr into third place on Pittsburgh's all-time playoff points list with 148.
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Blackmon is batting 10-for-19 (.526) with two outs and runners in scoring position, including four home runs and 16 RBIs. Charlie Blackmon delivered the biggest blow of the inning, as his two-run homer gave the Rockies a four-run advantage.