by | May 14, 2017 | 08:20

The No. 2 Democrat in the Senate, Richard Durbin, went further on Friday and said Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein should appoint an independent special prosecutor to pursue possible criminal charges related to Comey's firing, although he did not specify if he meant such charges should be against Trump.

by | May 14, 2017 | 08:19

The commission's report on its findings is expected sometime in 2018, Sanders said. If the Commission wants to improve "election integrity" it can do so by investigating how states can better remove barriers to legitimate voters both registering for and exercising their right to vote, like expanding early voting and adding additional polling places.

by | May 14, 2017 | 08:17

Asked if she could support the House version, Collins says: "The House bill is not going to come before us". Trump's budget director, Mick Mulvaney, also says the version that gets to the president will likely differ from the House measure.

by | May 14, 2017 | 08:03

New York University's Brennan Center for Justice said the Trump Administration is using the same approach that "exploded the prison population, didn't help public safety" and burdened tax payers. The Justice Department's own data revealed just a year ago that, since I implemented Smart on Crime policies in 2013, prosecutors have used the discretion I gave them to focus on more serious drug cases.

by | May 14, 2017 | 08:00

Trump wrote on Twitter Friday morning. Trump, observing a backlash in the media and from Capitol Hill against the confusion, has reportedly been discussing replacing Spicer and the whole team with staff from his favorite news network. But even those who had been critical of Comey expressed suspicion over the timing of Comey's firing. He increasingly sees himself as the White House's only effective spokesperson, according to multiple people who have spoken with him.

by | May 14, 2017 | 07:55

Kirkersville Police Chief Eric Disario was shot on a street near the Pine Kirk Care Center . "It's just a tragic event", Mr Thorp said, adding that Disario had been responding to reports of a man with a gun when he was shot around 08:00 local time.

by | May 14, 2017 | 07:53

The warning appeared to suggest that if Comey gave his version of events, the administration might produce tapes of conversations to counter that, although it was not clear if such tapes exist. Mason: Does he think it's appropriate to threaten someone like Mr. Comey not to speak? The U.S. Senate's No. 2 Democrat, Richard Durbin, slammed the president after Friday's tweet about Comey.

by | May 14, 2017 | 07:36

He said the White House rooms are "swept routinely" for bugging devices. U.S. President-elect Donald Trump appears on Capitol Hill in Washington , D.C. political system. Conversations between Kislyak and former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, led to the president firing Flynn for lying and telling Mike Pence that the two did not discuss sanctions against Russian Federation.

by | May 14, 2017 | 07:24

Conyers and Cummings's letter also recommends that Congress immediately seek testimony from Comey regarding the dinner in question, an invitation they say the House Oversight Committee has not agreed to. Michael Beschloss, a leading presidential historian, said on Twitter : "Presidents are supposed to have stopped routinely taping visitors without their knowledge when Nixon's taping system was revealed in 1973".

by | May 14, 2017 | 06:59

Thorp called it a hard day for all and a "terrible tragedy for our community". Pine Kirk owner Tom Rosser said they were taken to other area nursing homes temporarily. Authorities say a gunman shot Kirkersville Police Chief Steven Eric Disario , who'd only been on the job for about three weeks. “This is a really small town, and everybody knows everybody, ” Kirkersville resident Debbie Messer told the Columbus Dispatch .

by | May 14, 2017 | 06:06

Following a shooting that ended in the deaths of four at the Pine Kirk Care Center in Kirkersville on Friday, authorities have identified the gunman as 43-year-old Thomas Hartless. Upon arriving at the scene, police found the shooter holding two people hostage in a wooded area behind the Pine Kirk Care Center before gunfire erupted.

by | May 14, 2017 | 05:58

During a tumultuous week for the White House stemming from Comey's termination, Sanders filled in for two press briefings while Spicer was away on Naval Reserve duty . "The messaging is always the problem with the Trump White House", O'Reilly said. "We took the information we had as best we have it and got it out to the American people as quickly as we could".

by | May 14, 2017 | 05:15

He said then she informed the White House counsel's office that there were materials relevant to the situation involving Flynn. Meanwhile, the USA administration fiercely denied Trump's contested travel ban deliberately single out Muslims during an appeals court hearing Monday - despite the president's campaign call for a blanket Muslim ban.

by | May 14, 2017 | 05:03

Speaking on Saturday to about 50,000 people at Liberty University in Lynchburg, the nation's largest Christian college, Trump made no mention of Comey or the controversy his dismissal on Tuesday caused. He also said that they should send over any conversations pertaining to the hiring and firing of former national security adviser Michael Flynn. The continuation of the interview was scheduled for another day.

by | May 14, 2017 | 04:56

He also appeared to challenge his boss, Deputy Atty. In remarks before the Senate Intelligence Committee, McCabe pledged that the FBI would not be thwarted in its investigation into whether Russian influence operations helped put Donald Trump in the White House.

by | May 14, 2017 | 04:53

Gabriel Taye killed himself at home on January 26, two days after a disturbing incident inside a restroom at the West Price Hill school. Police in Cincinnati are investigating the heartbreaking circumstances leading up to the suicide of an 8-year-old boy in January.

by | May 14, 2017 | 04:49

But it was postponed . This is the second time a meeting of top aides on the issue has been delayed. 'President Trump emphasised his desire to work closely with President-elect Macron in confronting shared challenges, and noted the long and robust history of cooperation between the United States and its oldest ally, France, ' the White House said.

by | May 14, 2017 | 04:48

The Johnson Amendment was overall rarely enforced as most churches do not endorse political candidates, but the executive order means that churches will no longer have to fear reprimand from the IRS if they do choose to participate in the future.

by | May 14, 2017 | 04:39

Authorities say a woman shot and wounded a Chicago police officer during a traffic stop but that a protective vest likely saved his life. Montgomery County sheriff's Lt. Williams said it's too early to know the cause. Spencer says the children's bodies were found inside the home that collapsed during the fire early Friday morning near Conroe (KAHN'-roh), about 40 miles north of Houston.

by | May 14, 2017 | 04:29

Trump said in his brief statement about firing Comey on Tuesday that the FBI chief had told him three times that he was not under investigation in the Russian Federation probe. "The president then turned the conversation to whether Mr. Comey would pledge his loyalty to him". Instead, he told others, he told Trump that he would always be honest with him, but that he was not "reliable" in the conventional political sense, according to The Times .

by | May 14, 2017 | 04:13

Perry announced that the 400-square foot (37 square meters) partial collapse of the tunnel roof had been filled by 53 truckloads of dirt delivered by workers in protective gear at the highly radioactive site. Carpenter said radioactive gamma rays are "certainly" coming out of the tunnel, but those diffuse quickly with distance and are not carried by wind.

by | May 14, 2017 | 04:10

The choice of a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director seen as independent from the White House will be closely scrutinized as Trump faces an avalanche of criticism for firing Comey, the man in charge of a criminal probe into his campaign's possible ties to Russian Federation.

by | May 14, 2017 | 03:41

We've got to keep working towards our goals and keep doing that week-in and week-out. We've kind of seemed to maybe have figured out this place a little bit better. And while teams continue to push the limits of NASCAR , there is one organization that hasn't performed as well as everyone thought they would this year.

by | May 14, 2017 | 02:47

FBI special agent Utley Noble offered an in-depth timeline of events based the bureau's investigation, including receipts, surveillance footage and interviews with Cummins, according to the Tennessean . Cummins reportedly chose a Hispanic last name since their ultimate destination was Mexico. "We trust the U.S. Attorney's Office to handle the matter and make sure Tad Cummins is held to account for what he has done", Whatley said.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:39

Capt. Chris Miller of the Christian County Sheriff's Office said, "We met with him, he brought us back here and he was able to show us exactly where the wreckage was". He was contacted by the Hopkinsville-Christian County Airport about a possible downed plane in the area of his property after air traffic controllers with Fort Campbell's Air Base lost contact with the pilot.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:35

On Tuesday, Haber announced that Roy Oliver, the officer who fatally shot Edwards had been fired , saying "after reviewing the findings I have made the decision to terminate Oliver's employment with the Balch Springs Police Department ".

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:32

Spicer was back to answering questions Friday about Comey's firing. Democrats quickly seized on the dispute, demanding the White House turn over any tapes that might exist of the president's conversations with Comey. Why would he want to decrease the credibility which is already in question of this White House and comments that are made from that podium? "Doing away with the briefings would reduce accountability, transparency and the opportunity for Americans to see that, in the USA system, ...

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:23

Mr. Trump said that he would prefer the investigations into the matter now going on in the House, the Senate, and the FBI "take their time ". According to the White House, one of the many reasons Comey was sacked was because he failed to stop sensitive leaks of information to the media.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:13

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is telling the nation's federal prosecutors to pursue the most serious charges possible against most suspects. JAMES ALAN FOX, NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY: What we're probably seeing is increasing prison populations in our federal system.

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:08

Ryan also took a few questions from Delavan-area high schoolers at Prestige Paints. He told the students to base their arguments off of reason and not emotion in the business field. "Let's go where the facts may lead", he said. Plus, Ryan said, there are two Congressional probes of the issue. "The goals meant to be achieved with Obamacare were not met".

by | May 14, 2017 | 01:00

The charges against Bostian, 34, of Forest Hills, New York, include Causing or Risking Catastrophe, Involuntary Manslaughter, Recklessly and Endangering Another Person. The judge's unusual order came a day before Friday's two-year deadline to file charges in the May 12, 2015, crash that killed eight. He had become aware, through radio traffic, that a nearby commuter train had been struck by a rock.

by | May 13, 2017 | 12:32

On the contrary, the LA2024 group continually tried to impress the evaluation commission with its fiscal restraint, the city's existing infrastructure and the fact that most key buildings and venues are already in place. The 80,000-seat venue will be home to both the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers. "And that is the value proposition for movement from Los Angeles ".

by | May 13, 2017 | 12:27

At any rate, it wasn't needed to make sure the four-star and darling of Penn State's spring practices picked the Lions, but Franklin wasn't going to completely forget about the opportunity to sit and chat with Wade's family, as he stopped in on Thursday after the Coaches Caravan stop in Pittsburgh.

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:44

Oliver, who was dismissed by Balch Springs police after the shooting, turned himself in on May 5 to face the murder charge. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. Lee Merritt, an attorney for Edwards' family, contradicted those claims, telling the Washington Post that the auto was sacked on without provocation.

by | May 13, 2017 | 11:41

But participation in Varsity Scouts, generally boys ages 14 to 15, and the Venture Scouts, generally boys and girls ages 16 to 18, will end next year. In Thursday's announcement, the church said that it learned recently that the Boy Scouts are considering admitting girls, but that its decision was made independently of that.