Flynn, you'll recall, resigned last month as National Security Advisor because, as he put it, he "inadvertently briefed the Vice President Elect and others with incomplete information regarding my phone calls with the Russian Ambassador". Kelner, a partner at Covington and Burling LLP in Washington, said: "No reasonable person, who has the benefit of advice from counsel, would submit to questioning in such a highly politicized, witch hunt environment without assurances against unfair ...
But during the lengthy hearing, Comey found a way to express his dislike for the New England Patriots as a metaphor while answering a question on why Russian Federation might have aided Donald Trump and hurt Hillary Clinton's chances during the 2016 election.
The Rome Declaration that the leaders will sign proclaims that "Europe is our common future", according to a copy obtained by the AFP news agency, after a series of crises that have shaken its foundations. In a series of speeches at the summit, European Union leaders also acknowledged how the bloc had strayed into a complicated structure that had slowly lost touch with its citizens, compounded by the severe financial crisis that struck several European Union nations over the past decade.
The decision follows the ethical concerns that were raised following reports last week that the first daughter was moving into a West Wing office and was in the process of receiving security clearance. On Monday, it was announced that Trump's loyal son-in-law had gotten a plum promotion. Jared just announced himself that he'll be the chair of the newly-formed Office of American Innovations, a counsel that takes business practices and applies them toward governmental problems.
The House and Senate intelligence committees and the FBI are investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 election and President Donald Trump's associates' ties with the Kremlin. Nunes would not name the source of the information, and his office said he did not intend to share it with other members of the committee. US Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes was given documents showing Trump was swept up in surveillance by US intelligence agencies, the New York Times says.
Israel says the violence is fueled by a Palestinian campaign of incitement. On the eve of the summit on Tuesday, Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas and USA president Donald Trump's adviser Jason Greenblatt had what Mr Greenblatt described as a "very positive" meeting.
Iraq, Egypt and other North African countries have also taken in hundreds of thousands of Syrians. The agency estimates another 6.3 million people have been internally displaced. "Whilst significant increases of refugee numbers... are not now expected, much will depend on whether a political solution to the conflict can be delivered or found", he said.
The hope was raised following chief minister Yogi Adityanath's assurance to meat sellers and exporters that his government will protect interests of all genuine operators. After meeting the CM, slaughterhouse owners took a slightly softened stand, "Our meeting with UP CM was very successful". Anguished over reports of mass cheating in the ongoing UP Board examinations, Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma said adequate steps were being taken to eradicate the "nakal mafia" from the state and ...
The SACP'S deputy secretary general Solly Mapaila earlier told a news conference the party had registered a formal objection to the planned dismissals of Gordhan and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas during a meeting with Zuma on Monday. Zuma's son. Explaining why he wanted a new finance minister, Zuma reportedly cited an "intelligence report" which suggested that Gordhan and Jonas were conspiring with forces in the West to overthrow him.
The letter was sent on the same day that House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes canceled a previously scheduled hearing where Yates was scheduled to testify about ties between Trump advisers and Russian officials. A White House official confirmed last week that, after a few months settling into Washington , Trump was officially moving into a West Wing office and would obtain top-secret security clearance.
Members of the caucus and the president were scheduled to meet again Thursday ahead of the vote on the health care bill. This is why no one is budging, as they understand President Trump and what he is attempting to do. It came on the seven-year anniversary of President Barack Obama signing the Affordable Care Act, years that Republicans have devoted to promising repeal.
In a final declaration issued Wednesday at the end of their annual summit in Jordan, Arab League leaders called for Israel's withdrawal from occupied territories and the formation of an independent Palestinian state based on the 1967 borders as the only way to achieve peace.
Icelandic President Guðni Jóhannesson and his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinistö are scheduled to meet the Russian leader on Thursday to discuss Arctic affairs. Speaking during the visit, Putin said: "Natural resources, which are of paramount importance for the Russian economy, are concentrated in this region".
Le Pen's chances of winning have been aided by a scandal that has ensnared her opponent, Republican Party candidate Fillon. "I have always opposed the sanctions which I find are both deeply unjust and counter-productive", she said. " Marine Le Pen is coming to Chad, just like the other French political elites, to seek funds for her campaign from the Chadian authorities, who are known for their generosity towards the latter", PRR added.
In a decision published Thursday morning, the Judge imposed a nationwide to the portion of the executive order that barred foreign nationals from six majority-Muslim nations from entering the country. The order, which Trump signed on March 6, was a revised version of a previous order also blocked by federal judges. When then-presidential candidate Donald Trump called for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims" entering the United States back in 2015, he probably didn't imagine those ...
The majority-Republican Kansas legislature passed the bill earlier this week , which would have extended health coverage to an estimated 150,000 state residents via KanCare, the Medicaid program in the Sunflower State. The bill would have ended Obama's Medicaid expansion and reduced future federal financing for the federal-state program. He said the state's direction is unsustainable.
According to court documents, the attorney general of the western Mexican state of Nayarit was in a federal jail in San Diego on Wednesday night. An indictment unsealed in NY charges Veytia with conspiracy to smuggle cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine into the United States from January 2013 to last month.
Daesh has targeted civilians and used them as human shields , while strikes by anti-IS forces have also left civilians dead. I would say this, that it sure looks like they were'. "I think that's really the explanation for the civilian casualties", Townsend added. "The fact that Iraqi authorities repeatedly advised civilians to remain at home instead of fleeing the area, indicates that coalition forces should have known that these strikes were likely to result in a significant numbers of ...
A spokesman for the airline tells the newspaper that the captain landed the flight from Dallas-Fort Worth without incident. Mr Grubbs, who was based in Dallas, was a Boeing 737 pilot who joined American in 2010 from Envoy, Parker said. The 57-year-old fell ill mid flight, with the plane landing safely in Syracuse, New York after it was diverted. Modern aircraft are designed so that a single person can safely operate and land an aircraft in an emergency situation.
During the incident, police said officers fired shots, but no one was hurt. The streets reopened almost three hours later. A auto was stopped at a checkpoint Wednesday morning, according to the witness, and police ordered a woman driving a vehicle to stop.