Would Trump request to end Flynn probe have broken law?
May 18, 2017, 16:25
"It is obvious there are some people out there that want to harm the president", Ryan told reporters at a news conference.
The White House denied that Trump ever asked Comey or anyone else to end any investigation.
Democrats say reports that the president asked former FBI Director James Comey to drop a criminal investigation into one of his former top aides amount to obstruction of justice, if true.
While the Europeans are deeply unsettled by news that Trump shared secret information with the Russians - and without the consent of the ally that provided it - they are too dependent on cooperation built up over decades to even think of cutting off intelligence.
One question is now gripping much of the U.S.: Did President Donald Trump commit a crime in his first month in the Oval Office? And if those other memos do come to light and show similar exchanges with Trump, that's going to be very hard for the White House to combat in the court of public opinion. Trump himself said he had "an absolute right" as president to share "facts pertaining to terrorism" and airline safety with Russian Federation. "Each member of Congress has to make his or her decision".
European governments preparing for a looming round of major summits with Donald Trump are resigned to the fact that they will just have to learn to deal with a US president whom they see as increasingly erratic.
They also said they have written to Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, "seeking any notes or memorandum prepared by the former director regarding any communications he may have had with senior White House and Department of Justice officials related to investigations into Russia's efforts" to influence the 2016 elections. "I rise today Mr. Speaker to call for the impeachment of the President of the United States of America for obstruction of justice". Mark Warner, as well as asking Comey to testify. "You can still see blood on the floor here for what it cost them to get that through the House", Himes told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" in an interview from the U.S. Capitol. Don't give in, don't back down.
If the Republican Florida senator had gotten angrier during the debates a year ago, he might have been president. Those allegations are already very much in the news thanks to Trump firing Comey - the man leading an investigation into his campaign's alleged ties to Russian Federation - last week.
John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said late on Tuesday that the developments had reached "Watergate size and scale".
The Times pointed to that famous incident back during the George W. Bush administration when Comey testified that there had been a race to reach the bedside of an ill Attorney General John Ashcroft as the Federal Bureau of Investigation and senior White House officials fought over warrantless wiretapping.
ABC News has not seen the memo, and Comey has not commented on the matter.
The news that Trump might have leaked classified information to the Russian government, as the Washington Post reported Monday, was perhaps the first time in his scandal-soaked presidency that Republicans on the Hill did not immediately rise to Trump's defense.
The "things that have swirled around this White House" - from allegations that Trump shared classified information with the Russian foreign minister to Trump's firing of Comey amid an FBI investigation into the president's associates - are what Kasich feared when he refused to endorse Trump, the OH governor said.
President Trump fired Gen Flynn on February 13, on the grounds that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence and other officials about his contacts with Russians.
As a devout Catholic, Gingrich is a member of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington. Ambassador is likely to face a low-paced and undemanding appointment. "I think she's a wonderful choice".
According to the recent reports, the show business is ready for the gender-neutral awards like the MTV's one. This is very meaningful for me, both to be winning the award and to be receiving it from you, Asia.
Of course, this is educated guesswork: we'll have to wait until Apple announces the hardware along with official pricing. The listing for the 10.5-inch iPad doesn't explicitly state it's for a Pro version of Apple's tablet.
A woman was later found dead in a case that authorities said was connected to the stabbing at the store, OregonLive.com reported . At the time, Webb along with carrying his mother's severed head was also observed carrying a large kitchen knife.
A mother in Long Island showed the depths of her love on Mother's Day by giving up her life to save her daughter's. According to the girl's father, Kenneth Aluska, he and his son were tasked with having to relay the terrible news.
That said, the update brings a litany of security fixes to bear, all of which are detailed on Apple's support website right here . The next major upgrade of macOS is expected to be previewed by Apple at its forthcoming Annual Developers Conference in June.
It's May 15, 2017, and we have our first word of official contact between Colin Kaepernick's representatives and a team. Boykin is the only backup quarterback on Seattle's roster that has attempted a pass in a regular-season game.
The suspected cyber attack also appears to be affecting some Clinical Commisioning Groups (CCGs), including NHS Sheffield CGG. Routine appointments had been canceled and ambulances were being diverted to neighboring hospitals.
When his night was all said and done, he was tagged with five earned runs on six hits and three walks in just 3.2 innings of work. After striking out three times, Taylor homered off Pat Neshek (0-1), belting a first-pitch slider off the left field foul pole.
It's no secret that Google's partners have nearly always been awful at updating their devices to the newest versions of Android. Starting with Android O, the OS is being re-engineered to make updates easier, faster, and less costly for manufacturers.
Normally, details required to check result are exam roll number or hall ticket number, date of birth and name of the candidate. The MP board announce the 12th class results on 12th May at 10.30 AM and it will be appearing at the official media portal.
Google Assistant may be coming to iOS soon
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Brad Pitt: 'I'm Not Suicidal'
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Trump invites new S. Korean president to US
Earlier in the day, Moon spoke with British Prime Minister Theresa May and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the Blue House said. A Downing Street spokesman said the two leaders vowed to remain "close partners" on issues including defence and security.
Oil price surge pushes FTSE 100 to record high
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'Dr Phil' to air interview with Aaron Hernandez's fiancee
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Cavs to wear Goodyear logo on jerseys next season
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Archaeologists Discover 17 Mummies in Egyptian Desert
Dean of the faculty of archaeology, Cairo University Mohamed Hamza believes that they date from the Greco-Roman period of Egypt. The discovery was made in the village of Tuna al-Gabal, a vast archaeological site on the edge of the western desert.
Hunter captures 16-foot python in Everglades
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When Noah meets Emma: Top US baby names for 2016
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