• Trump publicly acknowledges Russia probe includes him
Trump publicly acknowledges Russia probe includes him

When Comey was deputy attorney general in the Bush administration, he appointed a close friend and former colleague, Patrick Fitzgerald, as special counsel to investigate who leaked the identity of Valerie Plame, a covert Central Intelligence Agency officer.

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  • Injured officer throws out 1st pitch at Congressional baseball game
Injured officer throws out 1st pitch at Congressional baseball game

U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.), who visited Scalise in the hospital Thursday, said that on a recent foreign trip he and Scalise took, 90 percent of their conversations were about the game. Dr. Jack Sava said Friday that when Scalise arrived "he was in critical condition with an imminent risk of death", but that doctors had made "a lot of progr...

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  • This Is Not The Way To Remove Donald Trump From The Presidency
This Is Not The Way To Remove Donald Trump From The Presidency

The White House did not immediately respond to questions about Ruddy's claims. Rosenstein has been overseeing the Russian Federation probe since shortly after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself . Ruddy said Mueller has some "conflicts" because his former law firm, Wilmer Hale, also represents Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter,...

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  • Donald Trump is 'considering terminating Russian Federation special counsel Robert Mueller'
Donald Trump is 'considering terminating Russian Federation special counsel Robert Mueller'

Since Sessions is recused, the text of the regulations would leave it up to Rosenstein - and only him by his "personal action" - to remove Mueller for " good cause". If Trump really wants to short-circuit the Russian Federation probe, I think he'll do it via pardons instead of by firing Mueller. A person close to Trump's legal team added that th...

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  • Wife of DC Gunman: 'I Can't Believe He Did This'
Wife of DC Gunman: 'I Can't Believe He Did This'

In a December 28, 2011 letter, Hodgkinson wrote: "There's a new version of what GOP stands for". She said Hodgkinson was home all day, and she suspected he left because "he just wanted a break from it". DeSantis said as he walked to his vehicle, a man asked him if it was Republicans or Democrats practising. Bost said that the Capitol was shaken a...

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  • United States lawmakers weigh enhanced security after baseball field attack
United States lawmakers weigh enhanced security after baseball field attack

The hospital planned to hold a briefing on his condition later in the day Friday. Doctors say Rep. Steve Scalise (skuh-LEES') remains in critical condition at a Washington hospital but is improving. An FBI-led investigation into Hodgkinson (66) was continuing on Thursday. The US Capitol Police said Hodgkinson used a 9 mm handgun and a...

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  • Gunman ID'd in San Francisco UPS Shooting
Gunman ID'd in San Francisco UPS Shooting

He leaves behind a wife and five children. Mamie Wong said she had known Louie since they were in junior high school. Volleyball players paid tribute to their beloved coach Benson Louie , with a signed t-shirt and volleyball outside the UPS Potrero Hill facility.

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  • Trump acknowledges he is under investigation
Trump acknowledges he is under investigation

Trump didn't immediately elaborate on the tweet, but it appears he is referring to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , whose memo on fired FBI Director James Comey last month was initially used as justification for the termination.

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  • Huckabee: Leakers Trying to 'Discredit & Delegitimize' President Trump
Huckabee: Leakers Trying to 'Discredit & Delegitimize' President Trump

President Donald Trump complained on social media about the wide-ranging investigation of Russian interference in the USA election as Robert Mueller appeared to widen his probe to include whether Trump tried to obstruct justice. In a new tweet, Pres. Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation for obstruction of justice . "Nice",...

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  • FIFA Confederations Cup kicks off in Russian Federation
FIFA Confederations Cup kicks off in Russian Federation

Federation Internationale de Football Association unveiled a monitoring system previous year to oversee labour conditions at the Russia 2018 World Cup stadiums and insists it has helped to improve standards. In goal will be Manchester City's Claudio Bravo. After France defeated Cameroon in the final, two of Foe's teammates held a very big pho...

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  • Vice President Mike Pence hires outside counsel in Russia probe
Vice President Mike Pence hires outside counsel in Russia probe

That's according to a statement from Pence spokesman Jarrod Agen . Paul Trible of Virginia during the Iran-contra scandal in the 1980s and served on former President George W. Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether anyone on Trump's campaign , or associated with it, with him or with any of his businesses, may have had any illegal de...

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  • Britain, EU in suspense as May tries to clinch power deal
Britain, EU in suspense as May tries to clinch power deal

The Prime Minister will meet separately with representatives of Sinn Fein , the Ulster Unionists, the SDLP and the Alliance Party - as well as the DUP - in Downing Street in an attempt to allay growing concerns. DUP leader Arlene Foster , who met Mrs May in No 10 on Tuesday, is understood to have returned to Northern Ireland leaving her ...

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  • Trump says he's under investigation, calls it a 'witch hunt'
Trump says he's under investigation, calls it a 'witch hunt'

Though Rosenstein did not explain what prompted the statement, many political observers connected it to recent reports that special counsel Robert Mueller , who is leading the DOJ investigation into Russian election meddling, is also investigating whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice.

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  • Deputy AG might recuse himself from Russian Federation probe
Deputy AG might recuse himself from Russian Federation probe

Mueller is investigating Russian interference in USA elections and possible Russian ties to the Trump campaign. Trump has repeatedly complained about the probe, saying Democrats can not accept his election win. The special counsel will also be investigating whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, and it will be up to Mueller to d...

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  • May 'distraught as we all are' about Grenfell fire
May 'distraught as we all are' about Grenfell fire

Simmering resentment towards the government was further fuelled as the Kensington and Chelsea council confused residents with its rehousing plan for displaced tenants. Matthew Parris, a columnist and former Conservative lawmaker, said May's response to the fire had shown a lack of judgment which made her unsuitable to be prime minister.

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  • NYT, CNN sue Federal Bureau of Investigation to get notes of Comey-Trump talks
NYT, CNN sue Federal Bureau of Investigation to get notes of Comey-Trump talks

Former FBI Director Bob Mueller is the Justice Department's special counsel, overseeing the investigation into the expanding Russian Federation scandal, which now reportedly includes allegations that Donald Trump obstructed justices.

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  • When I worked for KCTMO I had nightmares about burning tower blocks
When I worked for KCTMO I had nightmares about burning tower blocks

Police say they may never be able to identify the bodies from the Grenfell Tower fire . The 1974 building recently had external aluminum cladding installed, which is highly flammable. An investigation into the cause of the blaze, the worst in the British capital in a generation, was under way. He said: "There were a number of recommendations, a...

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  • No corruption cases against Sharif family, Shahbaz Sharif reiterates
No corruption cases against Sharif family, Shahbaz Sharif reiterates

It bears mentioning that the first family usually spends the last ten days of holy month in Saudi Arabia and current tour is also of a private nature. Then there are also questions about the modus operandi of setting up of the JIT and treatment meted out to Prime Minister's son and some other witnesses and release of a picture of Hussain Nawaz.

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  • UK royals hold London fire minute of silence
UK royals hold London fire minute of silence

Ade Deane-Pratt from Camberwell, south London said she was marching because of the anger she felt towards the Government. Some later left the red-brick building near Kensington High Street, a luxury shopping district, but around 30 remained inside in a tense standoff with about 30 police officers and a dozen security guards.

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  • Most in US think Trump meddled in Russia probe
Most in US think Trump meddled in Russia probe

A person who has spoken to Trump within the last 24 hours told CNN "the man" in the tweet is Rosenstein, who wrote a memo recommending Comey's firing and approved the appointment of a special counsel to look into Russian election meddling.

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