CNN files lawsuit seeking access to Trump-Comey conversations
20 June, 2017, 14:09 | Author: Valerie Burke
The memo sent Thursday asks for records related to foreign travel, contacts with Russian "officials, agents or nationals" and background investigations into the top Trump associates now targeted by Mueller's probe.
In another development, members of Trump's transition team that served him after he was elected in November until he took office in January have been ordered to preserve materials related to the Russian Federation matter, the New York Times reported.
Trump on Thursday fired of a series of tweets describing the Russian Federation investigation as a "witch hunt" and he inquired to as to why Hillary Clinton's alleged dealings with Russian Federation were not being investigated.
Trump did not directly address the allegations that he is being probed for possibly obstructing justice - a potentially impeachable offense. Brand is more like Trump Supreme Court appointee Neil Gorsuch: a high-powered conservative appellate lawyer who clerked for the U.S. Supreme Court, worked in the George W. Bush administration, and is prominent in Federalist Society circles.
"I can go around them", the tweet read. Citing a memo from the general counsel's office of Trump's transition team, the Times said members were given the order on Thursday for any information involving Russian Federation or Ukraine in the latest sign of the investigation's expanding reach.
A source familiar with the Mueller investigation confirmed the report, saying an examination of possible obstruction of justice charges was "unavoidable" given testimony by former FBI Director James Comey, although the issue may not become the focus of the probe. The Washington Post report suggests that scrutiny has been folded into the special counsel office and includes Kushner's business dealings, though it offers no details on what that scrutiny is. The attorney general was at a White House meeting when the notification came from Rosenstein, prompting the enraged President to scold the attorney general for the turn of events.
Vice President Mike Pence has also hired a private lawyer to represent his interests in the expanding probe.
Although White House officials tried earlier this week to tamp down speculation that Trump might try to fire Mueller, the escalating conflict led members of Congress of both parties to warn Trump Thursday against the temptation to do so.
Ditching derogatory rhetoric about the Washington "swamp", Trump rallied in support of his fellow politicians and called on the country to pull together.
Comey said he typed notes describing the conversations because he was anxious Trump "might lie" later about them.
Senate Republicans were surprised and miffed by Chuck Grassley's decision to open a Judiciary Committee investigation into the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, The Hill reported.
As the legal rope has tightened, Trump's allies have gone on the offensive, questioning Mueller's credibility and floating the idea he may be fired. Still, the snowballing investigation has deeply angered Trump, who denies he has any nefarious ties to Russian Federation.
"The FBI leak of information regarding the president is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal", said Mark Corallo, Kasowitz's spokesman.
Trump also trained his fire on one-time rival Hillary Clinton.
"Crooked H destroyed phones w/ hammer, "bleached" emails, & had husband meet w/AG days before she was cleared- & they talk about obstruction?" He is reportedly interviewing three top intelligence officials - Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers and retired deputy NSA director Richard Ledgett - as part of the probe as early as this week.
Considering Dravid's exceptional batting success in England, his guidance would be priceless for the youngsters in the team. The committee approved the two-year extension and everything will be official once Dravid's salary is decided.
Nobody will have the same 15 players they ended the season with. "I just try to put in the work", James said . Some even claimed the Warriors were fools for signing Durant, because he would mess up team chemistry.
Davis said the talks were off to a "promising start" and denied that Britain had caved in on the sequencing of the talks. An early election this month, in which Prime Minister Theresa May lost her majority, only added to the problems.
In 75 games with the Pacers this season, George averaged 23.7 points, 6.6 rebounds, 3.3 assists, and 1.6 steals per game. Knowing the star plans to leave one year from now, the Pacers will nearly be forced to move him.
Beckman tells Crain's that he believes the restriction is illegal because Soldier Field is a publicly-owned stadium. Beckman said he doesn't drink and considers himself a well-behaved fan. "People are just going insane over it".
At the end of the tournament, Pakistan proved they had better control over all these attributes vis-a-vis India . Pakistan , on the other hand, have turned around their campaign after the disastrous start.
Qatar has called the accusations baseless and have described the measures as a "siege" harmful to ordinary people there. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan slammed the isolation of Qatar as "inhumane" and "un-Islamic" on Monday.
The juror's names haven't been made public and the split on the vote hasn't been disclosed, shrouding the case in mystery. O'Neill, acting on a defense motion, subsequently declared a mistrial . "'Probably' does not win criminal trials".
Lyles was also described by her family as having "mental health issues", another area of concern for police treatment. The children in the apartment were unharmed and police are trying to determine if they witnessed the shooting .
Cundy said there may have been other people in the tower that police are not aware of, which would add to the final death toll. He told ITV's Peston on Sunday: "Occupy it, compulsory purchase it, requisition it - there's a lot of things you can do".
While GOP senators aren't objecting to the process as vehemently as Democrats, a number of Republicans, including Sen. They forced the chamber's top Republican to swat aside reasonable sounding requests, like holding committee hearings.
Shah Rukh Khan Spends Father's Day With Suhana
Arth , new fine dining restaurant in Mumbai, (designed by Gauri Khan ) opened it doors on Sunday night. In fact, the formidable Shabana Azmi saw her in a play and couldn't stop raving about her performance.
79 people feared dead in London high-rise fire
The residents group said while it welcomed the funding it had not been consulted before the announcement was made. Hands cautioned that officials don't yet have exact details about the renovation that ended just previous year .
Sunny, high near 93 degrees in Oklahoma City Tuesday
FRIDAY: Mostly cloudy skies and scattered rain showers and thunderstorms will be possible, with a high temperature of 82 degrees. Saturday night , there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 59, according to the weather service.
Britain, EU launch Brexit talks in Brussels
But he said staying in the single market would require Britain to accept European Union workers' freedom of movement. Merkel said Monday: "I think it is premature to speculate on the first day of the negotiations how they will end".