• Gingrich: 'The President of the United States cannot obstruct justice'
Gingrich: 'The President of the United States cannot obstruct justice'

If he wants to fire the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, all he's got to do is fire him". Trump called the investigation a "witch hunt" and his allies attacked Mueller in the media. Gingrich's tweets marked a coming of full circle in an effort by some of Trump's most prominent allies to delegitimize the Mueller-led investigation...

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  • Trump lashes out at 'bad' and 'conflicted' Russia investigators
Trump lashes out at 'bad' and 'conflicted' Russia investigators

He lashed out at a top Justice Department official overseeing the inquiry, reflecting his mounting frustration with the unrelenting controversy that has consumed his early presidency. "This is a huge development because the investigation is no longer exclusively focused on a presidential campaign and concerns about collusion". Robert Mueller, the...

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  • 58 missing, presumed dead in London fire
58 missing, presumed dead in London fire

Some observers asked whether hazards in the Grenfell complex, which had 120 apartments that housed as many as 600 people, were ignored because its residents are mainly poor. Cundy said authorities plan to release video and photographs from inside the badly-charred building. Morocco said seven of its nationals were among the dead.

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  • Twitter suspends Al-Jazeera Arabic amid Qatar dispute
Twitter suspends Al-Jazeera Arabic amid Qatar dispute

Supporting Hamas against its struggle to emancipate the Palestinian territories from the clutches of Israel is legitimate and can not be equated with terrorism. "Unfortunately, some Arab states were silent when it came to Qatar". Hurriyet said they were freed on the instructions of the Saudi king after Cavusoglu brought up the issue.

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  • Tory, DUP deal to be delayed because of London fire
Tory, DUP deal to be delayed because of London fire

Meanwhile, talks are continuing between the DUP and Conservatives , to secure the support of the DUP's 10 MPs in steering government business, including crucial measures on Brexit, through the Commons. "It will be a brand new door, with a new Europe, a Europe without rebates, without complexity, with real powers and with unity", Verhofstadt said. ...

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  • Paul Ryan: Let Mueller Do His Job
Paul Ryan: Let Mueller Do His Job

He said Trump could even order the special-counsel regulations repealed and fire Mueller himself. Neither Trump nor Attorney General Jeff Sessions have offered public support for Mueller. All of these viral spores - the Drudge links and fever-swamp hit pieces - are created to infect the broader public with doubt and hostility toward Muelle...

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  • Top LeT terrorist Junaid Mattoo killed in J&K encounter
Top LeT terrorist Junaid Mattoo killed in J&K encounter

The security forces were complimenting each other on the death of the LeT commander, but within hours, a group of 10-15 heavily armed LeT militants ambushed a vehicle carrying six policemen, including station house officer (SHO) of Achabal police station in Anantnag district.

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  • Bodies of missing Navy sailors found after collision near Japan
Bodies of missing Navy sailors found after collision near Japan

The Navy said in a statement that rescuers had gained access to spaces that were damaged during the collision. Personnel at the Yokosuka Naval Hospital will make the identification of the deceased sailors. The Philippine ship is 29,060 tons and 730 long, the coast guard said, much larger than the 8,315-ton naval destroyer. The collision happene...

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  • Trump tweets his frustration with Russia investigation
Trump tweets his frustration with Russia investigation

Rosenstein, in office for less than two months, is the top Justice official overseeing the probe because Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself. Comey, whom Trump fired in early May, said in Senate testimony earlier this month that the President spoke to him privately on February 14 and asked him to drop the bureau's investigation into ...

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  • USA lawmakers back at work after shooting, congressman still hospitalised
USA lawmakers back at work after shooting, congressman still hospitalised

The hospital said he would require additional operations and said he remained in critical condition as of Wednesday evening. Scalise probably has hundreds of bullet fragments in his body, and doctors don't plan to remove them because usually there is more risk than benefit in doing so, Sava said .

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  • Trump's allies question if special counsel Robert Mueller's probe is too political
Trump's allies question if special counsel Robert Mueller's probe is too political

The authority to appoint a special counsel fell to Rosenstein, after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the Russia case because of his failure to disclose during his January confirmation hearing pre-election meetings he had Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak.

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  • Robert Mueller expands special counsel office, hires 13 lawyers
Robert Mueller expands special counsel office, hires 13 lawyers

Officials familiar with the matter describe friction on the Justice Department's fourth and fifth floors, home to the suite of offices belonging to the deputy attorney general and the attorney general, respectively, in part because of Rosenstein's handling of the Russian Federation matter.

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  • United States congressman Scalise still in critical condition -hospital
United States congressman Scalise still in critical condition -hospital

The business of the House is resuming a day after a rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game. Sava attributed Scalise's "major initial risk to life" to "the hemorrhage that results when that bullet travels through blood vessels". Sava said Friday that there were still hundreds of bullet fr...

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  • Baker And 6 Other Governors Criticize House GOP Health Overhaul
Baker And 6 Other Governors Criticize House GOP Health Overhaul

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) remains concerned that the Senate leadership's secrecy might stifle meaningful debate about the bill's effects on health insurance coverage and lowering premiums. Republicans ran in the 2016 elections on a promise to repeal Obamacare on "day one", but getting to where they are has taken months. That allowed Republicans...

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  • Newt Gingrich Now Says the President
Newt Gingrich Now Says the President "Technically" Can't Even Obstruct Justice

Those words, of course, do not square with perhaps the most famous vote Gingrich ever cast as a member of Congress - a vote in favor of the impeachment of then-President Bill Clinton . "Mueller is now clearly the tip of the deep state spear aimed at destroying or at a minimum undermining and crippling the Trump presidency", Gingrich tweeted Thur...

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  • Sharif''s brother appears before Panama Papers probe panel
Sharif''s brother appears before Panama Papers probe panel

He is the fourth member of the Sharif family to depose before the JIT. After passing through testing times Nawaz Sharif was elected prime minister for the third time. "It should be noted that these allegations have nothing to do with my tenure as the prime minister and are not charges of corruption". He warned his opponents about the next gen...

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  • Robert Mueller is investigating Jared Kushner and his finances
Robert Mueller is investigating Jared Kushner and his finances

Late on Thursday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein - who is overseeing the Russian Federation investigation - issued a statement saying the Justice Department does not confirm or deny the kind of allegations in news reports about the probe, and encouraging the public to be skeptical of them.

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  • Newt Gingrich: Trump Cannot Obstruct Justice
Newt Gingrich: Trump Cannot Obstruct Justice

He also answered questions about the ongoing probes into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russian officials. His comments sparked pushback on Twitter, with many noting that Gingrich had voted to impeach former President Bill Clinton , including an article that charged him with obstruction of justice.

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  • Lawyer says Trump not under investigation
Lawyer says Trump not under investigation

But Sekulow claimed the president wasn't referring to an actual investigation in the message, but instead a news report about one. The Washington Post reported last week that Special Counsel Robert Mueller , who is running the federal investigation into the Trump campaign's potential Russian Federation ties, was now focusing on Trump himself...

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  • 'I am being investigated for firing the Federal Bureau of Investigation director'
'I am being investigated for firing the Federal Bureau of Investigation director'

The Washington Post reported Wednesday that Mueller's investigation had extended to include whether Trump committed obstruction of justice after Comey testified that the president had asked him to drop an investigation into Michael Flynn, his former national security adviser.

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