• Trump friend says the president is considering firing Mueller as special counsel
Trump friend says the president is considering firing Mueller as special counsel

Ryan noted if Trump made a decision to fire Mueller , it would be a "big problem for him politically". Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, asked Rosenstein at a budget hearing Tuesday what he would do if Trump ordered him to fire Mueller , who is investigating Russian interference in the US elections and possible Russian ties to Trump's campaign.

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  • Gingrich: A president
Gingrich: A president "cannot obstruct justice"

And yet then-Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich led the impeachment of Bill Clinton by claiming, you guessed it, obstruction of justice . Subtext: He's also selling a new book, audaciously titled, "Understanding Trump", released Tuesday, and newly the spouse of a Trump administration nominee - his wife Callista has been nominated to be the U...

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  • President Trump Confirms He Is Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice
President Trump Confirms He Is Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

Trump on Friday said the person conducting that probe was the individual who had told him to dismiss James Comey , who had been at the head of the bureau from 2013 until he was sacked early last month. Brand, on May 22, was sworn in as the first woman to serve as associate attorney general. Trump took to Twitter , his favourite tool of...

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  • What did Trump change about the Cuba policy?
What did Trump change about the Cuba policy?

Under the revised travel policy, US officials say there will be tighter enforcement to make sure Americans legally fit the 12 authorized categories they claim to be traveling under, which could spook many visitors, wary of receiving a hefty fine.

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  • Thames Hits Walk-Off Home Run, Brewers Beat Padres 6-5
Thames Hits Walk-Off Home Run, Brewers Beat Padres 6-5

Diaz is making his second major-league start after lasting just two-plus innings in the first one as he walked three and gave up one hit without allowing a run against Kansas City. Solarte did his part in the eighth inning with a home run to right field, his seventh of the year. This one would go into extra innings. Thames is slashing.261/.400/.5...

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  • Senators from both parties criticize secrecy on health bill
Senators from both parties criticize secrecy on health bill

Durbin asked Price if he thought that was a responsible way to handle the health care of every American citizen. Reuters , which said it talked to five people close to the situation who couldn't be identified, said moderate Republicans have proposed keeping some of the taxes, in order to prevent such an abrupt end to Medicaid , and the r...

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  • 1 fatally shot while attending a wake in Miami
1 fatally shot while attending a wake in Miami

The driver of the Honda, Ramon Bueno, was taken to Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital in critical condition, where he died of his injuries. Authorities are still searching for the shooter, and no arrests have been made. Detectives are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.

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  • Trump owes millions to banks lobbying the government
Trump owes millions to banks lobbying the government

According to his financial disclosure, Trump has assets of at least $1.4 billion and income of at least $596.3 million in the 2016 calendar year. The 2016 report listed royalties as being between $50,000 and $100,000, and the 2015 report put them at $15,000 to $50,000.

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  • 18 arrested protesting Minnesota cop's acquittal
18 arrested protesting Minnesota cop's acquittal

The acquittal of a Minnesota officer in the death of a licensed gun owner who volunteered that he had a gun seconds before being fatally shot during a traffic stop adds to the worries of African-American gun owners about how they are treated by police and society.

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  • Four people face charges in death of boy left in daycare van
Four people face charges in death of boy left in daycare van

It's unclear why Christopher was left alone inside the van or why no one noticed he was not inside the day care. They're now being held at the Crittenden County jail. PHOTO: Crittenden County Sheriff's Office. Rep. Dan Sullivan, R-Jonesboro, who has served as CEO of Ascent since 2013, said that "staff did not follow company policies and procedure...

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  • Protesters Take to Minnesota Streets, Freeway After Officer Acquittal
Protesters Take to Minnesota Streets, Freeway After Officer Acquittal

He testified that he stopped Castile because he thought Castile looked like a suspect in a recent armed robbery. Castile had a permit. Prosecutors in St. Paul Cathedral. But as darkness fell, a smaller crowd splintered off from the march and walked down an entrance ramp to block Interstate 94. Outrage also came from former US leader Bill Cl...

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  • Dems bridle as some blame shooting on the left
Dems bridle as some blame shooting on the left

Scalise, the No. 3 Republican in the House of Representatives, was among four people shot as Republican lawmakers practiced for a charity baseball game in Alexandria, Virginia. As it turned out, Wanda had made a previous suicide try before moving in with the Hodgkinsons - and her boyfriend had broken up with the teen just before she took her life.

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  • Trump considering 'terminating' Russia probe leader Mueller
Trump considering 'terminating' Russia probe leader Mueller

He proved as tough as Cox, successfully suing the White House for information, including Oval Office tapes that led to Nixon's resignation nine months later. "If the insane scenario that got me to this point in the hypothetical decision chain materializes, Congress would rise up quickly to stop the President , and the pressure on the cabinet wou...

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  • Scalise still critical but improved
Scalise still critical but improved

She says she saw no signs her husband was planning violence, didn't know what to say about it and wanted her family and neighbors left alone. Mr Scalise , the House Majority Whip, remains in a critical condition in hospital. Roger Marshall, R-Kansas, said Thursday morning. "That was humbling in a way". The congressman will require more sur...

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  • Judge orders continuation in Penn State frat pledge death preliminary hearing
Judge orders continuation in Penn State frat pledge death preliminary hearing

Kline said, "so what we have here is evidence which is quite unusual and that will be seen in a courtroom for the first time". "I'll stop it when I want to stop it", Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller told attorneys who raised objection over the video of Piazza, according to a PennLive reporter.

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  • Hannity calls on Mueller, Rosenstein to resign
Hannity calls on Mueller, Rosenstein to resign

NPR reported last week that Mueller had been on the White House shortlist to succeed Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director before the Justice Department named him as special counsel. Bush official in the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel, indicated that congressional action would be the last - and maybe the only - line of d...

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  • Judge Finds Defendant Guilty; Manslaughter Law Extending to New Grounds?
Judge Finds Defendant Guilty; Manslaughter Law Extending to New Grounds?

Involuntary manslaughter is defined as an unintentional killing resulting from recklessness or criminal negligence. A juvenile court judge found that Michelle Carter caused the death of Conrad Roy III. "I think she needs to be held responsible for her actions 'cause she knew exactly what she was doing", she said. 'They texted at all hours of t...

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  • Machete-armed Florida man fights off would-be robbers
Machete-armed Florida man fights off would-be robbers

Upon realizing one of the crooks was armed with a shotgun , the homeowner armed himself with a machete and charged back into the fray. The man then held the suspect until law enforcement arrived. Police have arrested Alen Beltran Vazquez, Ronier Jaurgui-Lorente, Angel Cabrera-Basulto, Jorge Valido-Leyva and Roberto Salcedo-Balanza in connection ...

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  • Friend Says Trump Is Considering Firing Special Counsel Overseeing Russia Investigation
Friend Says Trump Is Considering Firing Special Counsel Overseeing Russia Investigation

House Speaker Paul Ryan says the White House and President Donald Trump should let the special counsel's investigation continue, and await vindication. The Hill noted Monday that four members of Mueller's investigative team, each seasoned criminal prosecutors with extensive experience at the Justice Deparment or Washington , D.C.

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  • Trump tweet confirms he's being probed by prosecutor
Trump tweet confirms he's being probed by prosecutor

Senator Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is also investigating the ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, said she was "increasingly concerned" Trump would try to fire not only Mueller, but also the man who appointed him, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein .

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