• Rod Rosenstein would only fire special counsel if Trump's request was 'lawful'
Rod Rosenstein would only fire special counsel if Trump's request was 'lawful'

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) asked Rosenstein if he has seen evidence for " good cause" to remove Mueller, whom he appointed last month after Comey's firing. A senior political writer for the newspaper sounded the alarm in a piece titled, "Is Robert Mueller Conflicted in Trump Probe?" A confidant of Trump says he is considering it.

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  • Roger Stone to Trump: Fire Mueller and Rosenstein
Roger Stone to Trump: Fire Mueller and Rosenstein

President Donald Trump slammed special counsel Robert Mueller's expanding probe on Thursday, calling the inquiry into whether he obstructed justice a "phony story" and "the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history". "Witch Hunt", the president wrote on Twitter. "I think he's weighing that option", he said of Trump. "Mueller...

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  • Trump Keeps Railing at Russia Probe; Kushner Deals Reportedly Draw Scrutiny
Trump Keeps Railing at Russia Probe; Kushner Deals Reportedly Draw Scrutiny

If Rosenstein recuses himself from oversight of the special counsel investigation, that role would fall to the Justice Department's No. 3 official, newly confirmed Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand. "Witch Hunt", the President tweeted . Within days, a top Democrat, Sen. Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, had written a memo cast...

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  • Trump Tweets:
Trump Tweets: "I'm Under Investigation"

If Donald Trump fires Rod Rosenstein or prods him into recusing himself from the Russian Federation meddling investigation he oversees, the president risks creating chaos at the Justice Department while failing to stop the inquiry. "Witch Hunt", the President tweeted . The former US attorney for Maryland is understood to have played a key ...

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  • Fire Burning in Wrightwood Area Prompts Evacuations, Road Closure
Fire Burning in Wrightwood Area Prompts Evacuations, Road Closure

Forest Service. "This fire is on the ridge above East Canyon, closer to upper lone pine", said Wrightwood resident Ange Meeks. Debbie Chapman, the public information officer in charge of the incident. Saturday afternoon, about 200 personnel were on scene, including 25 fire engines, five hand crews and two helicopters, said Cal Fire Capt. Chapman.

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  • Andrea Constand Testifies Against Bill Cosby in Sexual-Assault Trial
Andrea Constand Testifies Against Bill Cosby in Sexual-Assault Trial

His lawyers tried to poke holes in Constand's story, citing differences between her courtroom testimony and the accounts she gave to police and in a lawsuit in 2005. "Cosby Show" co-star Keshia Knight-Pulliam arrived with the comedian to court on the first day. She felt "terrible" about it, she said, especially when her mother brought Cosby some Ca...

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  • Cameron Champ not playing like an amateur at US Open
Cameron Champ not playing like an amateur at US Open

Open sectional qualifying earlier in June. Rory McIlroy (left) and Jason Day were miserable together during the second round of the U.S. Open. One of the longest hitters at the U.S. After struggling in the second round in the afternoon, he missed a 5-foot par putt on the final hole to lock up an Open berth. After stumbling to a 2-over 74 ...

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  • Will Trump sack Mueller? His Florida friend says he's considering that
Will Trump sack Mueller? His Florida friend says he's considering that

But this week he turned against Mueller , and he said President Trump called him on Monday night to talk about his concerns. White House press secretary Sean Spicer later released a statement saying that Ruddy " never spoke to the president regarding this issue".

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  • Trump confidant Christopher Ruddy says Mueller has 'real conflicts' as special counsel
Trump confidant Christopher Ruddy says Mueller has 'real conflicts' as special counsel

President Donald Trump lashed out Thursday at the investigators driving the Russian Federation investigation as "very bad and conflicted people", responding angrily to reports that the special counsel is looking into whether Trump obstructed justice.

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

When Scalise was shot Wednesday, Henry left Baton Rouge for Washington to be with the congressman and his family. The latest out of Northern Virginia: "The firearms recovered after a gunman opened fire on a Republican congressional baseball practice and injured five people in Alexandria, Virginia, appear to have been purchased legally, the Fe...

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  • Mueller's Russia Investigation Now Targeting Jared Kushner
Mueller's Russia Investigation Now Targeting Jared Kushner

While President Trump denied all the allegations levied on him, Comey revealed that the documented memos were a testament to his claims, a portion of which was published by the The New York Times , with the hope of a new counsel being appointed.

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  • Cavs players and coaches speak on losing the NBA Finals
Cavs players and coaches speak on losing the NBA Finals

Kevin Durant came to Golden State looking for a championship and found a band of brothers who, as it turned out, were exactly what he needed to finally capture that long-sought title. teams. He's had an fantastic career, but he just took it to the next level", coach Steve Kerr said . "We don't want that to taint what we've accomplished this ...

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  • Otto Warmbier Returns Home From NK In Coma
Otto Warmbier Returns Home From NK In Coma

Physicians said they don't know the cause of Warmbier's brain damage, noting that he doesn't seem to understand language, doctors said. His parents say he has been in the coma for more than a year. State Department bargained for his freedom, under the direction of President Trump. The other Americans held by Pyongyang are Kim Sang Duk and Kim...

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  • Trump decides to 'go on the attack' over Federal Bureau of Investigation probe
Trump decides to 'go on the attack' over Federal Bureau of Investigation probe

His tweet about a "WITCH HUNT" conducted by "bad" people is just a Trumpian version of what appears to be the official White House line - that this is somehow a partisan attempt to delegitimize the Trump presidency. When Nixon finally fired Cox, Democrats still controlled the House and were able to proceed with an investigation that eventuall...

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  • U.S. officer acquitted in fatal shooting of black man
U.S. officer acquitted in fatal shooting of black man

An evening protest was planned at the state capitol. "Y'all are next, and you will be standing up here fighting for justice just as well as I am". Castile's family members reacted angrily to the acquittal, with his mother, Valerie, standing and swearing as the verdict was read .

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  • Could President Trump fire special counsel Robert Mueller?
Could President Trump fire special counsel Robert Mueller?

Mueller was succeeded by James Comey , who was sacked by Trump last month while he was overseeing the investigation into potential Russian interference into last year's election and potential collusion with the Trump presidential campaign.

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  • London Mayor Sadiq Khan: Cancel Trump's State Visit to the UK
London Mayor Sadiq Khan: Cancel Trump's State Visit to the UK

Trump mocked Khan on Twitter for saying there is " no reason to be alarmed " after the deadly terror attack. Theresa May today finally labelled Donald Trump "wrong" for criticising the Mayor of London in the aftermath of the London Bridge attack .

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  • Cuba condemns Donald Trump's 'hostile rhetoric' but still wants to talk
Cuba condemns Donald Trump's 'hostile rhetoric' but still wants to talk

Stopping short of reversal, President Donald Trump planned to announce a revised Cuba policy aimed at halting the flow of US cash to the country's military and security services while maintaining diplomatic relations. Trump emphasized the release of Joanne Chesimard to United States custody. The firm - run by Castro's son-in-law Luis Ro...

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  • Democrats victorious in charity contest
Democrats victorious in charity contest

Scalise was shot Wednesday morning when a gunman opened fire at Republicans' congressional baseball practice in Alexandria. The crowd started clapping and chanting United States of America after the first pitch was thrown by injured Capitol Police Officer David Bailey , one of the two officers on the congressman's security detail who've bee...

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  • 2 children shot, injured on Chicago school playground
2 children shot, injured on Chicago school playground

The injuries are not life-threatening, fire officials said. Police say three males, a 16- and 17-year-old and 18-year-old Raekwon Hudson, have been charged with four felonies including two counts of Attempted First Degree Murder, and a misdemeanor in connection with the shooting.

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