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Ryan tells Trump: 'Let Robert Mueller do his job'

Brian Schatz about the scope of Sessions' recusal, Rosenstein said Sessions "actually does not know what we're investigating, and I'm not going to be talking about it publicly". Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denied on Tuesday having an undisclosed meeting with Russia's ambassador to the US and declared it was a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest he was aware of or took part in any collusion between Russian Federation and the election campaign that sent Donald Trump to ... Read More »

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein: Robert Mueller Won't Be Fired Without Cause

Sessions' Democratic critics quipped that's like refusing to answer questions in court, because you might later request immunity under the Fifth Amendment. Mueller, who preceded Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, was the longest-serving director since J. Edgar Hoover. The reason the deputy attorney general is in charge is his boss has recused himself . Read More »

Turkey President ratifies troop deployment to Qatar

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The spat has led to one of the worst Gulf crises in decades, with suspended flights and regional ports closed to Qatari ships. The blockade is hindering U.S. "The blockade is hindering United States military actions in the region and the campaign against ISIS ". Captain Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, said: "While current operations from Al Udeid Air Base have not been interrupted or curtailed, the evolving situation is hindering our ability to plan for longer-term military operations". Read More »

White House Plays Down Talk of Firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Senators on Tuesday questioned both Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on how the inquiry is being handled. White House officials sought to downplay Ruddy's comments. Consequently, he recused himself from any investigations into Russian Federation in March. On the other side of the aisle, House Speaker Paul Ryan offered some mild criticism of Trump's alleged plan to fire Mueller. Read More »

Secret Service Doesn't Have Recordings of White House Conversations

During a closed-door meeting following his public testimony last week, former FBI Director James Comey told senators that the FBI was looking into the possibility that Sessions had a third, previously undisclosed discussion with a senior Russian official at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington on April 27, 2016. Read More »

No cause to fire special counsel Mueller: deputy attorney general

If President Trump were to make such a move, he would have to order Rosenstein to fire Mueller . Have he and the president ever discussed the possibility of issuing criminal pardons in the Russian Federation matter? Ruddy said in an interview Monday with Judy Woodruff of PBS , "I think he's weighing that option". Read More »

Senate Republicans Are Using A Special Rule To Vote On Health Care

The latest national Quinnipiac survey, for example, found that only 17% of Americans approve of the Republican health care plan. Others have argued that the Trump administration's uncertainty about whether to provide taxpayer subsidies to pay Obamacare premiums, along with new rule changes affecting the Affordable Care Act , have served to undermine Obama's signature legislative achievement . Read More »

Tillerson: North Korea releases US college student

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North Korean state-run media said early previous year that Warmbier was arrested for what they described as "a hostile act" against the regime. "We have no comment on Mr Warmbier's condition, out of respect for him and his family", Tillerson told U.S. Read More »

Bill Cosby jury wants police testimony read back

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Cosby maintains the sexual contact was consensual. McMonagle said that while the comedian had been unfaithful to his wife, he didn't commit a crime. Cosby, 79, is facing more than 10-years behind bars if found guilty on three felony charges of second-degree aggravated indecent assault. Read More »

JP Morgan Chase Pulling Ads Ahead Of Megyn Kelly-Alex Jones Interview

It seems like there was nearly no way for this interview to go well, given the subject's proclivity for nonsensical rants , and considering that Kelly left out one crucial side to the story she was reporting - perspectives from the Sandy Hook parents who have to live with Jones' accusations they are actors paid to perform grief by the United States government for ... Read More »

UK PM May said wants broader consensus on Brexit plan: lawmaker

Conservative veteran Nicholas Soames said after the meeting: "Unreserved support for PM at 1922". Instead she finds herself weakened and isolated as she meets Macron, a 39-year-old neophyte who rode to victory in last month's presidential elections and is on course for a landslide victory in France's legislature. Read More »

Lawmakers to consider cutting power of California tax board

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Those functions and about 90 percent of staff would be transferred to new state departments run by Brown appointees. A state audit shows the agency misallocated tens of millions of dollars and made unusual moves like using tax auditors for "parking lot duty" at a promotional event. Read More »

Mattis Rebuffs WH Request To Sit Down With 'Fox & Friends'

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Mattis, in other words, makes a distinction between requests coming from Trump himself and requests coming from his aides. Mattis held a press conference May 19 at the behest of Trump to deliver information on the military's progress against the Islamic State. Read More »

Bill Cosby jury to hear more of his deposition testimony

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Cosby is charged with drugging and molesting Constand , 44. A look at the sexual assault charges against Cosby and the punishment he could face if convicted. In the prosecution's closing argument, Steele said that Cosby's lurid statements from 2005 helped corroborate Constand's allegations. Phone records showed she made no such call in January, he said, and instead show she only called Cosby's phone numbers in NY. Read More »

Golden State Warriors take NBA title

During a post-game interview inside Oakland's Oracle Arena with ABC's Doris Burke, Mama Durant intervened to let Durant know just how proud of him she was. Curry shot 10 of 20 and completed a double-double with a game-high 10 assists. Not to mention a healthy one after his 2016 injuries. When David West and Tristan Thompson squared off, with J.R. Read More »

Trump accuses Comey of lying under oath

If Trump hadn't violated all good sense and asked for a private session with Comey to ask (allegedly) for loyalty and for him to drop the Flynn investigation, Comey would have had little to testify about, given that he can't talk about the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

Duterte in good health, says Abella

Later in the day, Cayetano told reporters the President would not also attend the Parada ng Kalayaan event at the Quirino Grandstand in Luneta, which would be held Monday afternoon. from his people and they said, "No problem. He doesn't feel that well so better [for him] to rest", Cayetano added. Cayetano said Duterte merely needs to get enough rest and stressed that there is "nothing to worry about". Read More »

North Korea releases US student, Tillerson says

The 22-year-old contracted botulism and is in "bad shape" but en route back to the United States, a source close to the family told CNN on Tuesday. When asked if he would bring up the cases of Warmbier and three other Americans detained in North Korea, Rodman told reporters, "That's not my goal right now". Read More »

Sessions dément toute collusion avec la Russie — Enquête

Il était auditionné devant le Sénat. " Je n'ai jamais rencontré d'officiels russes concernant une ingérence avec quelque campagne que ce soit aux États-Unis. Les mêmes conseillers ont expliqué que Sessions n'avait aucune intention de tromper les parlementaires car ces rencontres s'étaient faites dans le cadre de son mandat de sénateur. Read More »