Where things stand with Special Counsel Mueller's Russian Federation probe
Where things stand with Special Counsel Mueller's Russian Federation probe
Douliery Olivier Sipa USA USA
23 Giugno, 2017, 21:02
Sekulow downplayed Trump's tweets, saying the president is simply responding to what he sees in the media in a way that can reach millions of his supporters.
Attorney Jay Sekulow appeared on several news programs Sunday and Monday to say Trump is not under federal investigation. Some other people who know precisely how politicized the legal system has become, and like it that way, will exploit the fact that you are under investigation to stigmatize you.
Kushner, who is also Trump's son-in-law, came under scrutiny last month when The Washington Post reported that he proposed setting up a secret back channel of communications, using Russian facilities, between Trump and Moscow during the transition period.
The Washington Post report to which Conway referred was the story that Robert Mueller had widened his probe to include interviewing intelligence officials about whether Trump tried to obstruct justice. The Post cited multiple unnamed sources familiar with those interview requests. From the sounds of it, Sherman is already preparing for the possibility that Vice President Mike Pence will take over for Trump as president.
The Senate Intelligence Committee is looking into how Russians tried to obstruct the USA election past year and how they might attempt to do it again in the future.
"Trump has a compulsion to counterattack and is very pugnacious", Gingrich said on ABC's This Week. Before Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, Rod Rosenstein, the Trump-appointed deputy attorney general, wrote a memorandum recommending that Comey be dismissed.
White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders last week said Trump had "no intention" of firing Mueller, although "the president has the right to".
The tweet sparked speculation that Trump may pull a nuclear option by firing Mueller and Rosenstein, a move senior aides have fervently advised against - given that it could provoke a constitutional crisis.
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But Jay Sekulow, part of Trump's legal team, said the president was writing about reports of an investigation, not an actual probe. Sekulow happened to let slip that Trump is under investigation, and Wallace pounced.
Wallace noted that the "tape will speak for itself". Asked about the possibility that an investigation has developed and the president just doesn't know, Sekulow says, "I can't read people's minds". There are reports that special counsel Robert Mueller will in charge of a new investigation into Trump's ties and his aide's ties to Russian Federation.
Even after the President himself tweeted about being under investigation in relation to the summary dismissal of FBI Chief James Comey, his attorney has done an about face and denied that it is true.
Sekulow has long appeared as a commentator on Fox News and Christian Broadcasting Network, and has burnished his television chops by hosting his own show, ACLJ This Week.
Yet in Ossoff, the party had hoped that they had found a new way to defeat the Republicans with a "message of peace and civility". Pelosi brushed off the tweet, contending that Trump hadn't actually written it himself because "it's a classic Republican line".
The speech , setting out Government priorities, put the weight of its focus on negotiating the UK's exit from the EU. Several key manifesto pledges have been dropped, with the Tories left without a majority since the general election.
Senate GOP bill: Premium subsidies are keyed to income, age and geography, and are more tightly focused on lower-income people. The measure represents his attempt to satisfy GOP moderates and conservatives who've complained about the measure.
The Georgia race featured a nail-biting finish, with the possibility of flipping a traditionally-Republican district. Democrats also lost a special election in SC on Tuesday in a race Republicans were widely expected to win.
Because Cecilia as you know, this was the most spent ever on a congressional race and Democrats still could not pull this off. Those thoughts - expressed this morning in a tweet from the president - aren't an endorsement of Pelosi, however.
Murphy said people instead want to talk about wages, education, and public safety. "Pelosi is the human embodiment of that". They worked perfectly in Georgia, ' said Gingrich, who used to represent the district in Congress that Ossoff just lost.
The measure largely uses people's incomes as the yardstick for helping those without workplace coverage to buy private insurance. HOUSE: The bill would repeal most Obamacare taxes retroactively after December 31, 2016, and delay the Cadillac tax to 2026.
A super PAC backed by Ryan spent $7 million alone; the national GOP's House campaign arm added $4.5 million. Sanders' argument that the Democratic Party needs to turn his way, or sharply left, if it wants to win.
Democrats will turn around and say, "Well, even if a few 15, 16, 17 million people lose their health care , that's unacceptable". Kathleen Rice, a NY representative who urged Pelosi to step down previous year , agreed. "This is not about me", Rice explained.
It took Constand nearly a year to confide in her parents what happened, and they reported the incident to police in January 2005. Meanwhile, attorney Gloria Allred, who represents numerous Cosby accusers, said the entertainer's fame carried its own power.
Erdoğan and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz will have a face-to-face meeting at the G20 Summit on July 7-8 in Hamburg, Germany. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Saudi Arabia and its allies have drawn up a list of demands to be presented to Qatar.
Republicans need 50 votes to pass their replacement for Obamacare, more formally known as the Affordable Care Act . Alexander said the bill repeals the employer mandate penalty, the medical device tax and health insurance tax.
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He played with Shipachyov in Russian Federation , and the hope is he will eventually come to Las Vegas to play with him again. The second was to acquire prospects and additional picks so that the franchise can ultimately "draft our way to success ".
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Comey "leaking his own memos to manipulate the system is exactly why people dislike the swamp", said Trump ally Newt Gingrich. Legal experts and pundits say that, along with the firing of Comey itself, could amount to obstruction of justice.
Iran says its missiles into Syria hit Islamic State targets
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday the US forces should not be present in Iraq under any excuses. Iran's homegrown missiles, a serious point of contention with Washington and Tel Aviv, can reach up to 2,000 kilometres.
Rand Paul Doesn't Support GOP Health Bill
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The draft appears to seek to reduce the impact on Americans who stood to lose the most under the House version . Nichols said the Senate bill restricts the annual growth rate in those caps more than the House's.
EU, UK agree for Brexit negotiations: Michel Barnier
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