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Trump tweets his frustration with Russia investigation

Yet, in what Trump had to find an exasperating and inexplicable stance, Comey refused to state publicly that Trump was not under investigation , even though - in a deviation from both law-enforcement guidelines and the assurances he had given the president - Comey had led the world to believe that Trump was under investigation. Read More »

US revokes blocked program to protect immigrant parents

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During the campaign season, President Trump promised to "immediately" cancel DACA- but the DHS announcement reveals that the program will mostly remain in effect. DAPA would have benefited about 5 million people in the US but was never actually implemented under the Obama administration due to a legal challenge launched by Texas and 25 other states against President Obama . Read More »

At Louisiana's Capitol, a blood drive for US Rep. Steve Scalise

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Since then he has had more than one surgery and doctors expect he will continue to have more in the near future. Although he said a few extra precautions might be prudent - like alerting local law enforcement to larger gatherings of congressional members such as the Wednesday morning baseball practice - Abraham said a protective guard for congressional members would get in the way of the accessibility Abraham said is a cornerstone of a USA representative's job. Read More »

Trump Friend and Adviser Says President 'Considering' Firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Under current Justice Department regulations, such a firing would have to be done by Attorney General Jeff Sessions' deputy, Rod Rosenstein , not the president- though those regulations could theoretically be set aside. Trump discussed the implications of firing Mueller and told those around him that Mueller was part of a "witch hunt", according to the New York Times. Read More »

Lawyer says Trump not under investigation

Another official disputed that Rosenstein pushed for Sessions' recusal. Part of the revelations regarding the Russian Federation investigation and the firing of Comey has been that Trump repeatedly pushed top intelligence officials to say in public that Trump was not personally under investigation and that there was no evidence of collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation in its supposed interference in the 2016 election. Read More »

No plan to sack Russia probe head Mueller

And so that's what I would do - if there were good cause, I would consider it. "It wouldn't matter to me what anybody said". The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, Adam Schiff, warned on Twitter that "If President fired Bob Mueller, Congress would immediately re-establish independent counsel and appoint Bob Mueller ". Read More »

Trump Goes After Rod Rosenstein

The Comey dismissal could become part of a widening investigation into whether the President tried to interfere with the ongoing Russian Federation probe. Trump also compared his position to the investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server in another tweet. "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" He has already been subpoenaed by the House intelligence committee. Read More »

Florida Highway Patrol Trooper dies after I-75 crash

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The 52-year-old trooper was pronounced dead at a hospital. No other details have been released at this time. One other driver suffered minor injuries. Ann and I are praying for Sergeant Bishop's family and loved ones during this very hard time. Every day, Florida's law enforcement officers put their lives on the line to protect and serve Florida families. Read More »

Three big-time stars not playing the weekend at US Open

Open . "I was a little mad at myself because I could feel I was hungry on 14 (where he parred the par-five) and 15". And yet, Thomas won't even walk to the first tee box Sunday with the lead. The Northern Irishman closed out his round in style with four birdies over his final six holes for a 71 but it was a case of too little unable to undo the damage of a first round 78. Read More »

Shooting forces lawmakers to rethink their security

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The hospital said Scalise was struck by a single rifle shot to the left hip that went through his pelvis, "fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and causing severe bleeding". "The Congressional Baseball Game has never been about Republicans against Democrats", said Rep. Pete Aguilar, D-Calif., in an opinion piece he wrote for CNN . Read More »

Selon Trump, le témoignage de Comey lui donne raison

Hier, il s'est exprimé devant le congrès au sujet des pressions que le président amériain aurait exercé sur lui avant le l'évincer. C'est un homme bien', aurait ainsi plaidé Donald Trump le 14 février. Trump. L'ex-directeur du FBI avait notamment déclaré que le président américain n'avait jamais été personnellement visé par une enquête. "Mais j'étais conscient que je pouvais être limogé par un président des États-Unis, avec ou sans explication", a commencé James Comey . Read More »

Gunman was angry with Trump's policies

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Louis reports . None of the men on the list were injured in the shooting that took place as congressmen and staffers were getting ready for practice. In March, Sheriff's deputies came out to Hodgkinson's house in IL after a neighbor reported hearing 50 gunshots. "I had no idea this was going to happen", she said during a brief address to the media Thursday afternoon, during which she was visibly upset. Read More »

Understanding Congressional Confusion on Health Care

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell once had passionate views about how carefully Congress should consider sweeping changes to the health care system. Republicans have been meeting in private to negotiate the bill's details - which would likely mean millions of people losing their health coverage. Read More »

Senate Republicans outline new health care plan

In an increasingly rare non-inflammatory tweet on Tuesday morning, President Trump noted that he had scheduled a "big meeting" later in the day with the top Republicans in Congress , and suggested that they would be discussing legislative priorities, including tax reform and healthcare. Read More »

Rep. Steve Scalise's condition improves to "serious"

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Steve Scalise , who remains in critical condition but has improved. The game raised about $500,000 for charity a year ago, according to spokeswoman Meredith Raimondi. Pushing that message of unity were the House leaders Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, who told CNN's Jake Tapper on CNN's "Erin Burnett OutFront" that despite party affiliation they were both on "Team Scalise". Read More »

Sharif"s brother appears before Panama Papers probe panel"

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Without naming former president retired General Pervez Musharraf , who toppled the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government in October 1999, CM Sharif said that one could easily differentiate between how military dictators treated the law and how civilian government had dealt with the courts. Read More »

Dem 'concerned' Trump will fire investigators

Now as the president returns to the White House in this hour, one question above all that he's facing is what is his relationship with the Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein? "The Vice President has retained Richard Cullen of McGuire Woods to assist him in responding to inquiries by the special counsel", Pence communications director Jared Agen said in a statement. Read More »

Gingrich: A president "cannot obstruct justice"

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New Gingrich's views on obstruction of justice are a wee bit divergent from when his role as the Speaker of the House was LEADING the charge against President Bill Clinton and VOTING to impeach Clinton for articles of impeachment that included, among other things, an obstruction of justice charge. Read More »

Hammond to push for United Kingdom to stay in EU customs union

A spokesman for Mr Davis's Brexit department stressed that nothing had changed as far as the United Kingdom was concerned and trade talks must take place alongside withdrawal talks. The government's current weakness has helped fuel criticism of its approach to Brexit , although pro-EU campaigners' hopes that it could rethink the decision to leave the European Union have come to nothing. Read More »

Palestinians dispute IS claim for deadly attack on Israel

BBC falsely reported that Israeli soldiers killed three Palestinians, when in fact they were terrorists shot while committing an attack. It was the first attack in Israel or the Israeli-occupied West Bank claimed by Islamic State. Maj. Four other people were wounded in the incident, including two Palestinians from east Jerusalem and one from the West Bank city of Hebron. Global leaders and the PA must condemn Friday's terrorist attack that killed a Border Police officer, Prime ... Read More »

Republicans, Dems Play Ball One Day After Shooting

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Scalise underwent another surgery on Saturday and "continues to show signs of improvement", MedStar Washington Hospital Center said in a statement . Doctors "fully expect him to walk", Sava said, "and hopefully run". Investigators said Hodgkinson had obtained his rifle and handgun from licensed firearms dealers, and Capitol Police said they had "no evidence to suggest that the purchases were not lawful". Read More »