No obstruction". That could serve to rebut Comey's testimony. "No I didn't say that", Trump stated abruptly, taking questions after meeting Romanian President Klaus Iohannis . Read Also: Trump threatened with lawsuit for blocking users on Twitter Many Democrats still blame Comey for Clinton's loss, leading Trump to apparently believe they would applaud him for firing Comey .
Trump's offer to testify heightens the drama of his standoff with Comey , who told senators that Trump had demanded his personal loyalty and had pressured him to drop a counterintelligence investigation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn .
This historic agreement, in which all but two of the world's countries agreed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, is a crucial step toward limiting future warming of our planet. Dylan Mathews over at Vox counted 115 times in which Trump tweeted some sort of skeptical claim about climate change from 2011 until October 2015.He said his own foundation will help coordinate the US effort, which will be called America's Pledge, and it will help submit "nationally determined contributions" like ...
A no contest plea would allow Gianforte to concede to the offense without entering a guilty plea. Gallatin County Attorney Marty Lambert says this settlement does not stop Gianforte from appearing in court. Jacobs previously said he was "body slammed" by Gianforte on the day before the May 25 special congressional election in Montana when the reporter tried to ask him a question.
Lucy Richards , 57, who believes the shooting that killed 20 children in Newtown, Connecticut, was all a hoax, was sentenced on Wednesday in Fort Lauderdale after pleading guilty to transmitting threats in interstate commerce. In response, Pozner created the HONR Network , a group aimed at fighting back against the harassment and abuse faced by victims of high-profile crimes and their families.
He expressed confidence that the circumstances of his firing, and Trump's overall behavior toward him, could be investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller for possible obstruction of justice . Comey said during his testament that he had never been asked for loyalty from others, and did not know whether Trump had asked other cabinet members for loyalty.
Comey said that he declined to do so in large part because of the "duty to correct" that would be created if that situation changed. He replied, "As I used to say to juries, when I talked about a witness, you can't cherry pick it". At Duffy's Irish Pub, the mood at the Comey watch party was less playful than the special on Covfefe cocktails - "only a small group of people know what's in it" - and free Wi-Fi "so you can pretend you're working".
Early morning on Tuesday, June 5th, someone a hunger for cash and a lot of guts attempted to break into an ATM machine using a backhoe that was also stolen. "The video is pretty shocking", said Lt. Dave Coleman, a spokesman for Prince George's County police. Police are now hunting for the thief who they believe may also be responsible for an ATM theft a year ago.
Former FBI director James Comey speaks during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Washington . When senator Dianne Feinstein asked Comey why he didn't stop and say, "Mr president this is wrong" over the Flynn probe, Comey said "maybe if I were stronger I would have.
Neiss agreed, and hoped those encountering his bot would find something illuminating in "taking these statements for what they are". In the immediate aftermath of the recent London terror attack, Trump used the platform to pick a fight with London Mayor Sadiq Khan while also posting support for the United Kingdom after the attack.
Reality Leigh Winner , 25, was indicted on Wednesday on charges that she removed classified material from a government facility in Georgia and handed it to a news agency while working as a contractor with Pluribus International Corp. Billie Winner-Davis (left, with husband Gary) said that she was stunned by the charges against her daughter. . Solari said Winner's laptop also contained software that could enable her to access online black-markets and buy items - such as a fake ID or ...
While his unfiltered messages helped him reach voters who were exhausted of politics as usual during the campaign, experts said his outspoken nature on social media could hurt his presidency. Sad, ' Conway tweeted Monday, using one of Trump's favorite expressions. For instance, Conway, appearing Monday morning on the Today show, tsk-tsked reporters for, 'this obsession with covering everything he says on Twitter and very little [of] what he does as president'.
President Trump meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (l.) next to Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak at the White House on May 10, 2017. There are few people Mr Trump trusts than his son-in-law. "Russian officials must be laughing at the US & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News", he tweeted.
When the House legislation passed, Rauner in a statement expressed concern about its impact on the 650,000 Illinoisans who gained coverage through Medicaid expansion under the ACA. Under the 2010 legislation, this included hospitalizations and maternity care. That could be an issue for NY and California , which both require all health plans to provide that coverage.
Weeks after he recused himself from overseeing probes into Russian election interference March, Jeff Sessions reportedly offered to resign as attorney general, according to multiple news outlets . Trump is also displeased with lack of progress his Muslim ban has made in the court system, again assigning responsibility to Sessions. His decision in March to recuse himself from the investigation between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation was not known to Trump until moments before it ...
The affidavit says Woods told police that he was on four prescription medications: Solarex, Vicodin (an opioid pain medication), Torix (an anti-inflammatory drug) and Vioxx. Woods also agreed to a urine test, though the results have not yet been released. Police said he struggled with several roadside tasks they asked him to do.
Then referring to the President's comments about the Federal Bureau of Investigation being in disarray and poorly led, Mr Comey said: "The administration then chose to defame me and more importantly the Federal Bureau of Investigation".
Facing cameras for the first time in nearly two weeks Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer returned to a slew of questions, with Russian Federation topping the list.The veteran GOP strategist, who served in the post for three months, tendered his resignation on May 18.
That's because Corcoran is adamant that the House won't agree with the Senate to override vetoes of 18 specific college and university building projects. She said the funding is linked to a private donation to carry out the project. "What we passed was a very good bill", Rodrigues said. Scott's newfound ally, Corcoran, said earlier Thursday he was optimistic that a compromise can be worked out to avoid a meltdown.
Police have increased security at polling stations, including patrols by armed officers in some areas, following the recent terror attacks. Those laws do not extend to coverage by the nation's newspapers, which skew heavily to the right, and were filled on Thursday with alarmist headlines, warning of catastrophe if voters did not turn out to defeat the Labour Party and its leader, Jeremy Corbyn.
Robert Bryant Melson , 46, was scheduled to die at 6 p.m. CDT by lethal injection Thursday evening at a south Alabama prison. State prosecutors reported Melson and another man who used to work at a Popeye's in Gadsden robbed the restaurant.
State Representative Charlie Davis of Webb City says he's glad Governor Greitens is calling the special session. The ordinance states women who are pregnant, have had an abortion or have undergone in vitro fertilization are prohibited from employment and housing discrimination.
The charge victor faces carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. Before her arrest, the Texas-raised linguist and Air Force veteran was also known as a yoga instructor and animal lover. "If she made this mistake", Davis said, referring to the leaked documents, "it needs to be balanced against what she has done in the past and how she has served this country".
Bond is set at $100,000 for both Terry and Chauna Thompson, who must turn themselves in immediately. "Every time I see my niece, I realize she's not going to get her father back", said Ernesto Saravia, brother-in-law of John Hernandez. "And that crime was murder and it was participated by Terry Thompson and his wife Deputy Chauna Thompson". Hernandez died May 31 after being taken off life support at Lyndon B.
Anna Soubry, a Conservative MP, said May would have to consider her position. Home Secretary Amber Rudd , one of May's closest allies, barely held onto her seat of Hastings and Rye, after a recount put her just over 300 votes ahead of the Labour candidate.
Democrats and Republicans had plenty to be disappointed with, if they were looking for some clear answers on whether Trump's answers amounted to obstruction of justice. "I think if agents, as good as they are, if they heard the president of the United States did that, there's a real risk of a chilling effect on their work".
Comey also said that he suspected Lynch was in cahoots with the Hillary Clinton campaign last summer. "I think that the American people have a whole lot of questions out there, particularly since you just emphasized the role that Russian Federation played", McCain said.
Trump and Khan have had bad blood since, during his campaign for mayor, he had criticized Trump's "Muslim ban". Ever since Mr Trump came into power, he and Mr Khan have had a bitter relationship as the USA president and his family has never left alone the chance to put Mr Khan on the spot, often taking his quotes out of context; all this only because he is Muslim.
The U.S. State Department said Qatar already has made progress in closing avenues for financing for terrorist groups within its borders, but has more work to do. Saudi Arabia then cited the false item as part of its reason for instituting a diplomatic and economic blockade against Qatar, the report said. The Qatari-based TV station, Al-Jazeera, had already been blocked in numerous countries in a sign of the growing tensions.
Comey , in testimony to the Senate Select Intelligence Committee , said his decision to have his memos shared publicly came after Trump tweeted last month that Comey had "better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press! ".
President Donald Trump changed course on Qatar Wednesday, a day after praising a move by other Gulf nations to sever diplomatic relations with Doha , which hosts a USA military base crucial to the fight against ISIS. There are around 630,000 expatriate Indians in Qatar , which is also the largest supplier of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to India. Trump's belated effort to calm the situation comes as the Qatari military has brought up 16 Leopard tanks out of storage in Doha and put the ...
The regulations were unattainable. She later acknowledged that the U.S. set its own emissions targets under the Paris agreement , which is voluntary and non-binding, but blamed the Obama administration for setting goals that were not attainable.
During the hearing, prosecutor Jennifer Solari said victor wrote in a notebook that she wanted to "burn the White House down" and move to Nepal or Kurdistan. But with no prior history, that can't be said of victor. In a tweet she wrote earlier this year, she smeared Trump, saying: "the most unsafe entry to this country was the orange fascist we let into the White House".
But after Trump made statements to the press that Comey's poor handling of the Russian investigation was behind the firing - and Trump administration spokespeople attacked his stewardship of the FBI - Comey chose to challenge him. capital Washington DC. He admitted leaking information to the media following his sacking, telling the committee that he had asked "a friend of mine to share" a memo he had written about his conversation with Trump with a reporter.
Cosby was arrested after it became public in 2015. The admission came as Cosby's lawyers worked to undermine the account of Andrea Constand , who says the entertainer drugged and abused her at his Philadelphia-area home in January 2004.
Comey said he had no doubt that Russian Federation interfered with the election, but was confident that no votes had been altered. But he also suggested he was sacked to "change the way the Russian Federation investigation was being conducted".
The 52-year-old head coach tweeting Thursday morning though that he is blessed and honored to coach at Creighton and is "looking forward to many more great years in Omaha". Wednesday night was a madhouse of rumors concerning the Buckeyes and their recently vacated head-coaching position, which became available when the school ended Thad Matta's 13-year tenure earlier this week.
Dates, network assignments and tip times will be announced at a later date. Michigan State will host Notre Dame in the 2017 Big Ten-ACC Challenge , ESPN's Jeff Goodman reported Thursday. The full list of Big Ten/ACC Challenge matchups is listed below. Some other notable matchups include; MI vs. The last time Notre Dame played in East Lansing was at Jension Field House on February 4, 1974, a game which the Spartans lost, 91-89.
Army, and now in his current capacity representing the people of Oklahoma. The House Republican Conference will vote on his nomination Tuesday, when his position will be made official. "Now, if we could only get to the bottom of his hair, we will truly be getting somewhere". Or he will if the full Republican conference approves the recommendation of the Republican Steering Committee, anyway.
And, as his ongoing legal battle over the so-called " travel ban " brings into stark relief, Trump's tweeted words have already been used against him legally speaking. White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway , meanwhile, slammed the media during an appearance on the " Today " show for "this obsession with covering everything he says on Twitter and very little of what he does as president".