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by | June 08, 2017 | 21:08

In a letter to reporters on Wednesday, the Republican National Committee is focusing its attention on the fact that James Comey will, in fact, verify that President Trump was reassured that he was not, personally, under investigation when he fired Comey.

by | June 08, 2017 | 18:49

Bob Pritchard of Hinckley weighed in on the lack of a vote after five months of deliberations. Harris said the whole budget discussion is taking place while Rauner is making public appearances and airing ads that attack the Democrats' plan.

by | June 08, 2017 | 19:42

It's not new - both Democrats and Republicans in Wisconsin and elsewhere have drawn the political maps to try to win as many districts as possible for decades. "The only ruling now in place requires the districts to be redrawn prior to the November 2018 elections", Forest said. After sweeping to power in the 2010 landslide, Republicans drew maps that consolidated their majorities in the General Assembly.

by | June 08, 2017 | 19:55

The 18-month-old was dead. Sheahen, who did not handle Clark's case after she went to Patton, said he was shocked and saddened to hear of Monday's attacks. "She was watching the older girl", neighbor Patty Williams said. The mother, the neighbor said, is named Glorious. Darrington-Clark's younger granddaughter died at the scene.

by | June 08, 2017 | 20:17

Republicans point the finger at Democrats , while Democrats say insurers are getting out now because they don't see any continuing support from Trump's government. Trump has denied any collusion between Russian Federation and his campaign. The White House did not provide details on the waterways plan, but spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said Monday that the president would "speak about his wide-ranging vision for rebuilding our country".

by | June 08, 2017 | 19:25

Following his firing, leaks detailing the information now corroborated by Mr Comey's testimony began to trickle out, leading to outrage in Washington and concerns that Mr Trump's actions constituted obstruction of justice - potentially an impeachable offence.

by | June 08, 2017 | 18:40

Trump - who tweeted in 2012 that climate change was "created by and for the Chinese" - rationalized that pulling out of the climate deal would help American workers. At the time the agreement was signed, "We were reducing our Carbon dioxide print substantially", he said. Almost as many people converged around the Washington Monument in the U.S.

by | June 08, 2017 | 19:20

Former FBI Director James Comey accused President Donald Trump on Wednesday of asking him to drop an investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn as part of a probe into Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election .

by | June 08, 2017 | 18:46

He'll will testify under oath that Trump repeatedly pressed him for his "loyalty" and directly pushed him to "lift the cloud" of investigation by declaring publicly the president was not the target of the probe into his campaign's Russian Federation ties.

by | June 08, 2017 | 18:07

House Speaker Paul Ryan called on Gianforte to apologize , but he said that it was up to Montana voters to decide whether he was fit for office. In a statement, Gianforte's spokesperson, issued a statement claiming that Jacobs entered the headquarters without permission and was the aggressor in the situation.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:53

He said "the most serious allegation is the statement by Director Comey that the President asked him essentially not to pursue the investigation of Gen. "This is the best evidence yet that in the mind of the special counsel, there is no obstruction of justice case to be made against President Trump ".

by | June 08, 2017 | 18:25

Patrick also declared , "We will be in a special session caused by Joe Straus himself". Wednesday marked the eighth day in the Senate , and the ninth day in the House, of a special session called for the purposes of setting a 2018 state budget.

by | June 08, 2017 | 17:17

At the time, Green pointed to the firing as proof that the president was obstructing an investigation. Mr Comey was sacked from his job by Mr Trump last month, amid claims that the President was anxious about an FBI investigation into his allies' alleged links to Russian Federation during the 2016 election.

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:48

The White House initially said it had acted on a recommendation from the Justice Department, citing as justification a memo from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein that criticized Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation.

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:58

LONDON (AP ) - Polling stations across Britain opened for national elections amid heightened security Thursday as one senior police official said the country was living through "unprecedented times" following a series of terror attacks in recent weeks.

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:20

Sessions says Wray, a former Justice Department official under George W. Bush , is a "leader of proven skill, independence and integrity". And Senate Democratic Whip Richard Durbin, D-Ill., called it "beyond inappropriate" for Trump to "try to impose himself on an FBI investigation".

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:17

The president did not, however, offer any additional details about his promised infrastructure plan . He reminded the audience that the United States was spending money all around the world while it's own infrastructure was falling apart.

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:55

Comey had dinner with Trump in the Green Room at the White House. Comey told the House Intelligence Committee in March that the FBI was investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, the nature of any links between the Trump campaign and the Russian government, "and whether there was any coordination between the campaign and Russia's efforts".

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:51

He led OU to an undefeated national championship run in his second season (2000) at the helm and finishes his tenure at Oklahoma with 14 double-digit winning seasons. Lance added, "First coach I've watched at OU in my life time that left on his terms". He is one of the greatest coaches in the history of the game, at any level.

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:22

The Senate committee posted Comey's opening statement a day early. Trump allegedly told Comey to, "let this go", on investigating former presidential adviser Michael Flynn; repeatedly demanded his loyalty; asked him to "lift the cloud" over the White House; and made a threatening-sounding remark in their last chat.

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:25

Warner asked NSA Director Mike Rogers whether, in his experience, he thought it was "typical for a president" to discuss an ongoing FBI investigation that could concern his campaign with top intelligence officials. "I'm not going to comment those conversations", Coats said repeatedly in response to questions from several senators. Warner is vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee .

by | June 08, 2017 | 16:06

The White House has released just 8 percent of the historical volume of regulation. "The concerns were, 'The guy won't pay and he won't listen, '" said one lawyer close to the White House who is familiar with some of the discussions between the firms and the administration, as well as deliberations within the firms themselves.

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:18

How stunning was his performance? In 1950, the inaugural season for that minor league team in Colorado Springs, he hit.300 with 44 home runs and 117 RBIs with the Sky Sox during the team's initial run in the city when games were played at Memorial Park.

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:46

A direct ask on Flynn . The Fox broadcast network, which airs news coverage much less frequently, will do so with Comey in a broadcast anchored by Shepard Smith. But the New York Times has reported that Reince Priebus asked Comey "to help push back on reports in the news media that Mr. Trump's associates had been in contact with Russian intelligence officials during the campaign".

by | June 08, 2017 | 14:52

However, "neither aspect of executive privilege would likely apply", they said. Comey is set to testify June 8 before the Senate Intelligence Committee on the probe into possible ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.

by | June 08, 2017 | 14:25

Ahn, also a former Los Angeles planning commissioner, has embraced the role of an outsider who wants to shake up politics as usual. Ahn and Gomez, both Democrats, had been locked in battle to succeed Becerra since April, when the two prevailed over a crowded primary field and advanced to the runoff.

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:10

A date for the court to hear arguments in the case was not immediately set. Fifty-two percent (52%) of US voters say the executive order aims to keep out terrorists, not discriminate against Muslims. "The president's made that very clear: it is a travel ban". On Friday, Justice Neil Gorsuch , Trump's own appointee, addressed an audience at Harvard and celebrated the fact that "the government can lose in its own courts and accept the judgment of those courts".

by | June 08, 2017 | 15:22

Qatar's neighbors have long accused the country of tolerating or even encouraging support for extremist groups, including al-Qaida's Syria branch - all of which Qatar denies. As well as cutting diplomatic relations and ordering Qatari citizens to leave their countries within 14 days, the Gulf states and Egypt banned all flights to and from Qatar.

by | June 08, 2017 | 14:56

The nation's top intelligence officials refused to say whether or not President Trump asked them to try and undercut the FBI's investigation into a top former Trump aide on Wednesday, declining to confirm a bombshell report and offering the first public confirmation that Trump sought to undercut the probe.

by | June 08, 2017 | 14:15

Jude Children's Research Hospital - to the Trump Organization by paying high sums for use of Trump properties during fundraisers and re-donating some funds to charities friendly with Trump interests. But the article said: "That's not the case". Eric has claimed the golf course and most of the other costs associated with the fundraiser were donated, so that more money could benefit the sick kids.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:53

Trump's lawyer says the president feels "completely and totally vindicated " by Comey's testimony and is eager to move forward. Fired FBI director James Comey said Wednesday that Donald Trump urged him to drop a probe into former national security advisor Michael Flynn , prompting fresh allegations that the United States president tried to obstruct justice.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:13

Asked if Trump acted appropriately, Republican Senate Intelligence Committee chairman Richard Burr said: "I don't think that from what I've read there's anything of wrongdoing, but I will match that with his verbal testimony , and weight it against the evidence of our investigation to date".

by | June 08, 2017 | 14:51

It's social media". Mr. Trump's use of social media helped galvanize grass-roots support during the presidential campaign. He stressed that social media gives the president "an opportunity to speak straight to the American people, which has proved to be a very, very effective tool".

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:03

In 2012, Brownback approved cuts that dropped the tax rate to 2.6 percent for married couples who filed jointly and earned $30,000 a year or less. It would raise $1.2 billion over two years by increasing income tax rates and ending an exemption for 330,000 plus farmers and business owners.

by | June 08, 2017 | 14:30

July 5, 2016 After Comey held a news c. In effect, Comey's account of his interactions with Trump stepped on testimony by Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, and Adm. The president will host an infrastructure summit with a coterie of governors and mayors in celebration of what the White House has dubbed "Infrastructure Week".