Lindsey Graham, Rosenstein said that having given political donations is not a disqualifier.
Despite the uneven quality of the various committees, it's worth taking a step back to marvel that even some committees in the Republican-held Congress are conducting aggressive and politically damaging investigations of a Republican president in the first months of his administration.
Mnuchin's idea of a "good shutdown" MORE (R-Wis.) and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) expressed frustration at the media on Tuesday after reporters asked four questions about the possibility President Trump may fire Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the FBI's Russian Federation investigation.
Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, asked Rosenstein if he would fire Mueller if Trump asked him to. "I think it's just a way of raising doubts about this very good man who's respected by people on both sides of the aisle". Under the regulation, special counsel Mueller may be fired only for good cause.
In his Senate testimony last week, Comey said Trump requested loyalty from him and asked that he drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
"Mueller looks to me like someone who's got some great measure now of immunity given to him by the deputy attorney general".
"I know what we're investigating and he does not", Rosenstein said to Sen.
His impassioned response came after Senate Democrats raised questions about whether Sessions privately met with Sergey Kislyak at an April 2016 foreign policy event at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington.
Democratic senators on the committee attempted to clarify the boundaries of Sessions' recusal, something they say is unclear.
Rosenstein said "no, I have not", when asked by Shaheen whether he has seen good cause to fire Mueller.
After initially being praised by Republicans and Democrats for his integrity, in recent days Mueller's impartiality as special counsel has been questioned by some Trump supporters.
They say Trump did not collude with Russian Federation and see the investigation as a politically motivated sham that handicaps Trump's ability to execute his agenda, according to one person who advises the White House on how to handle the probe. Sessions told senators on Tuesday that he'd recused himself because he was part of Trump's campaign. "If there were not good cause, it wouldn't matter to me what anybody says".
"We are focused on solving people's problems", he said.
The night before Tuesday's senate intelligence committee hearing with Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the sudden question of whether President Donald Trump might fire Federal Bureau of Investigation special counsel Robert Mueller prompted alarm from Democrats and notes of caution from Republicans.
Schiff told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" that if Trump fired Mueller, Congress might name its own independent counsel to investigate the case. "I think he's weighing that option".
Rachel Sheard, who cast her vote near the site of the London Bridge attack, said the election certainly wasn't about Brexit. Commentators in Britain have already begun to wonder about the possibility of a fresh election in six months.
If he isn't he can get into trouble, however, his pitches are good enough to work around not having his plus stuff in a start. New York Yankees first baseman Chris Carter is back in the starting lineup on Saturday against the Baltimore Orioles .
Along party lines, Democrats are more likely than Republicans to view the executive order as anti-Muslim. The justice department , meanwhile has found itself in an almighty legal tangle before the courts.
This device is believed to be Apple's answer to the existing smart speakers such as Google Home and Amazon Echo . Amazon started the Echo way back in 2014, and Google began shipping its competitor, Google Home, last year.
They revealed that Apple's upcoming Siri Speaker would house a modified version of the A9 chipset, which powered the iPhone 6S. Now a Foxconn employee with inside information on Apple's upcoming products has dumped nearly everything in a Reddit thread .
Biden was speaking at Romney's ideas summit, an annual gathering of donors and business leaders in Utah. The comment was quick and off-hand, but the crowd of Romney loyalists appreciated it and applauded.
Golden posted a photo with victor the day after Memorial Day in 2016 previous year , calling her "a living hero". Posting under the pseudonym Sara Winners, Ms Winner often criticised Donald Trump on social media.
Wawrinka, who triumphed in Geneva in the buildup to the tournament, had also won a career-high 11 successive matches on clay. Sometimes it is too short of a time and I really can't recover fast enough. "He's playing the best he's ever played".
And that's something he got right into in his very first question with Dan Coats , the national intelligence director. The Senate panel also questioned Rosenstein about his role in Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey on May 9.
Despite its pro-life actions, the latest health care reform bill has "many serious flaws", the USA bishops have said. Sasse says any health care reform measure needs to make the portability of health insurance a main objective.
Final Fantasy 15 Monster of the Deep DLC Teased
Get a glimpse of the completely new Final Fantasy XV VR game, Monster of the Deep: Final Fantasy XV , coming September 2017. Watch the new Final Fantasy XV Universe and King's Knight: Wrath of the Dark Dragon trailers below.
North Korea releases US citizen Otto Warmbier
He was detained when as tour group prepared to leave North Korea, charged with engaging in allegedly anti-state activity. The State Department continues to "have discussions" with North Korea about the release of other Americans jailed there.
London killers tried to hire 7.5 tonne truck
Following the terror attack , 12 were arrested and released within 24 hours without any charges pressed against them. Officers also released images of three ceramic pink knives , found either near or on the attackers .
Project Cars 2 release date set for September
Now, the first footage for Project CARS 2 has been revealed, and we already know when it'll be released . Bandai Namco racer Project Cars 2 will launch worldwide on 22nd September.
Museum dedicated to Dr. Seuss opens
Springfield, Mass .is the hometown of Theodore Seuss Geisel, the author who's nickname eventually became the legendary Dr. It was a sea of striped hats, as relatives of the famed author, illustrator and Springfield native were joined by Lt.
Crosby scores, Malkin shoots yet Penguins lose 4-1 to Preds
Rinne kept it tied in the early minutes of the second with a stop of Guentzel before a big save on Chris Kunitz on a breakaway. Gaudreau's goal came 3:45 into the period on a wraparound, but there was no goal signal on the ice at the time.