by | May 16, 2017 | 13:37

Matthew Miller, a former spokesman for the Department of Justice, said Comey fastidiously keeps evidence of potential wrongdoing to protect himself and the agency. After Trump fired Comey on Vice President Mike Pence and White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the decision was based on the deputy attorney general and attorney general's recommendations.

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:32

Andrea Tantaros, a Fox personality who had accused Ailes of sexual harassment, said nothing had been done after she complained of his behavior to Scott. "While in programming, Shine was the point person on the familiar, fiery conservative commentary that made its primetime a ratings victor". With the departure of former Fox prime-time anchors Megyn Kelly, Greta Van Susteren and O'Reilly, Hannity is arguably the most powerful person at the news organization.

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:16

Wynn said . "There was sort of a wink and a nod". "The president clarified over time that what he was talking about were countries and territories that have known links to groups like ISIS (Islamic State) and al-Qaeda". The judges on Monday peppered Wall with tough questions about the executive order, with several voicing skepticism that protecting national security was the aim of the policy, not religious bias.

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:07

It would dilute consumer-friendly insurance coverage requirements, like prohibiting higher premiums for customers with pre-existing medical conditions and watering down the subsidies that help people afford health insurance. Senate Republicans and top White House officials have already indicated that the House proposal, shepherded by House Speaker Paul Ryan, is likely to undergo changes in the coming weeks and months.

by | May 16, 2017 | 13:05

You can read the full text of Sessions' memo to prosecutors at this link or by scrolling below. Sessions, though, said it had "impaired the [Bureau of Prisons'] ability to meet the future needs of the federal correctional system" - hinting that he saw a very different future for putting people behind bars.

by | May 16, 2017 | 12:53

Since Republicans have the leadership, how about trying for a bi-partisan bill with an amended (bipartisan) name: "The Affordable American Patient Protection and Health Care Act" with the best from both plus improvements (such as including dental care).

by | May 16, 2017 | 12:46

It's been a long and wining recruitment for TIlmon, the No. 35 prospect in the Class of 2018. "We feel that he has the ability to become a game-changing presence on both ends of the floor". The signing moves Missouri's 2017 recruiting haul up to the sixth overall nationally, and third in the SEC behind Kentucky and Alabama. Tilmon will officially enroll this summer at Mizzou.

by | May 16, 2017 | 12:31

Former national intelligence director James Clapper says ousted FBI Director Jim Comey was uneasy about having dinner with President Donald Trump on January 27. 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? Trump thought, for example, that Comey's July press conference about the Clinton-email investigation was improper.

by | May 16, 2017 | 12:10

One of the largest and most secure prison complexes in the country, Senaya is a 45 minute drive outside of Damascus. The newly released information included a satellite photo of the snow-covered Sednaya complex with an L-shaped building labeled "probable crematorium".

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:36

The home team has won all six games in the series , but Boston was the first road team to cover in Game 6. The C's big man scored a team-high 12 points on 5-for-7 shooting in the first half, which kept the Celtics in the game as the Wizards closed the second quarter strong.

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:28

The newspaper's media critic, Margaret Sullivan, says she's no fan of unnamed sources because of the lack of accountability and scrutiny they provide, but she defends the use of them in the Post's current White House coverage. Kelly was commissioner of the New York City Police Department for more than a decade, serving two mayors. Trump was angry that Comey would not support his baseless claim that President Barack Obama had his campaign offices wiretapped.

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:29

U.S. intelligence suggested that terrorists had obtained sophisticated airport security equipment that allowed them to test how to effectively hide explosives in electronic devices, CNN reported at the time. This is in spite of Spicer's consistent willingness to make himself look like a fool for his boss, and it stands to reason; Donald Trump is ordering his team to go out and make patently stupid statements-then flies into a fury when his subordinates lying their asses off does not have ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:26

Trump took to Twitter to respond, writing "Cryin" Chuck Schumer stated recently, "I do not have confidence in him (James Comey) any longer.' Then acts so indignant". Comey's ouster Tuesday, while his FBI led an investigation into possible coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, raises the potential that a man long defined by his independent streak, willingness to buck protocol and even a flair for the dramatic could resurface to publicly rebut White House efforts to ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:45

Washington continued to be roiled by Trump's firing of Comey on May 9, citing frustrations with the Federal Bureau of Investigation director's conduct. "The more that a broken system tells you that you're wrong, the more certain you should be that you must keep pushing ahead". A combined 65 percent say they have a "great deal" of confidence or "some" confidence in the FBI's ability to conduct a fair and impartial investigation into Russia's involvement in the 2016 election, versus a ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:43

When the opposite occurred, Trump grew incensed - both at Democrats and his own communications staff for not quickly lining up more Republicans to defend him on television. The No. 2 Republican leader in the Senate, Cornyn is one of at least six people slated to interview for the position. "That was certainly the practice I followed here", he said of the FBI's ongoing Russian Federation investigation.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:41

During last year's presidential campaign, a Wall Street Journal reporter who had come to interview Mr. Trump in his office told him that he planned to tape the conversation. And the reactions continue to be partisan; 58 percent of Republicans approved of Trump's decision, while 66 percent of Democrats disapproved. Burr is co-chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, which along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing Russian meddling in the presidential election.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:36

Sadly, the only logical reason for Mr. Sessions to write his memo is for the same reason mandatory minimum sentences were put on the books in the first place - to sound tough and absolute in the way that "war on drugs" sounds serious, too.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:26

The 12-year-old wolf - one of only three known white wolves in Yellowstone - was the alpha female of the Canyon Pack. Park staff responded but could not save the animal's life, and she was euthanized. She'd become a hero, of sorts, to visitors and had given birth to at least 20 pups in her lifetime. With a tag. Like other game animals. Hunting is not now allowed in Yellowstone, nor is target practice, although it has been legal to carry loaded guns in national parks since 2010.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:18

Sunday morning near Exit 75 on northbound I-95. An occupant in the white auto fired several rounds at the Nissan, which ran off the left side of the exit ramp and came to a stop. She was taken to VCU Medical Center, where she died later Sunday morning. A second man was wounded and was taken to VCU Medical Center with what police said were life-threatening injuries.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:14

One Beta pledge, who participated in the bid acceptance ritual the night of February 2, testified to attending three recruitment events in which the fraternity provided alcohol to potential new members. He gets up briefly and walks around before a fraternity brother puts him on the couch. Penn State University's president is calling a grand jury report into the death of a student after an alcohol-fueled fraternity event heart-wrenching, sickening and incomprehensible.

by | May 16, 2017 | 07:59

For a sitting member of Congress to attack one of his constituents is an unconscionable abuse of power. Now, while this sounds like a questionable use of Frelinghuysen's time and influence, one could perhaps forgive Avelenda's colleagues for being concerned if she were, like, a total loose cannon who was always missing work because she was retweeting Russian Federation conspiracies and vowing to overthrow the oligarchy by force.

by | May 16, 2017 | 07:20

Flynn's", White House spokesman Sean Spicer said. "We're not going to relitigate the past on this", said Spicer. In a Senate testimony on Monday, Yates said she was clear about her concern and feared Flynn "could essentially be blackmailed by the Russians".

by | May 16, 2017 | 07:11

Before walking into the store Sunday, he is charged with murdering his mother, 59-year-old Tina Marie Webb, at their home in Colton . Twenty minutes later, a 911 caller alerted police about a dead body in a home just ten miles away from the scene of the stabbing.

by | May 16, 2017 | 07:07

Many wondered what had happened to the rest of the girls - whether they had been killed in a military operation, or forcibly married to fighters who would refuse to release them. The government secured the release with mediation by the International Committee of the Red Cross. The party therefore urged President Muhammadu Buhari to be steadfast in his commitment to ensure the release of all the Chibok girls as well as others being held captive by the terrorists.

by | May 16, 2017 | 06:56

It's worth highlighting two of the phrases the Fourth Circuit used in its decision: (1) the North Carolina legislature "target [ed] African Americans with nearly surgical precision;" and (2) the legislature " enacted the challenged provisions of the law with discriminatory intent".

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:53

Comey is said to be concerned with the prospects of numerous initiatives he was pursuing inside the bureau, but believes FBI agents and personnel will continue to conduct themselves with professionalism. US media quoted an unnamed White House official as saying that 11 candidates are being considered, including acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe. In a press briefing that took place that day, Sanders diverged from her earlier statements and said that Trump's meeting with Sessions and ...

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:28

Almost without fail, voter ID is an attempt to suppress Democratic votes and engineer Republican election wins. That led to a request by Republican state leaders for the US Supreme Court to review the case, but when Democrat Roy Cooper became governor and Josh Stein, another Democrat, became Attorney General, Stein moved to dismiss the case from the high court.

by | May 15, 2017 | 18:42

They're facing charges including, Recklessly Endangering Another Person, Hazing, and Tampering with Evidence. Piazza's injuries included a fracture at the base of his skull and a ruptured spleen. The fraternity group is being charged with complicity in Piazza's death. "He's just had too much to drink, '" Fraternity brother Kordel Davis told Good Morning America Monday.

by | May 15, 2017 | 18:26

Heyman said Capitol Police "decided I was just too persistent in asking this question and trying to do my job and so they arrested me", The Hill noted . The document said that Heyman was "yelling questions at Ms. Conway and Secretary Price". During a conference call Wednesday, he and Public News Service CEO Lark Corbeil asked that the charge not be pursued by the state.

by | May 15, 2017 | 18:22

Seven of those wins have come with Truex behind the wheel. Truex led 172 laps last season at Kansas in May only to fall short with a tire issue. "You never know what's going to happen". Ryan Newman made an early exit on lap 154 with an oil pump failure. "They are super excited", he said. We knocked a hole in the grill from a spring rubber or something.

by | May 15, 2017 | 18:05

Finally finding Alec Baldwin's president at his golf course in New Jersey, "Spicey" asks whether Trump has knowingly made him say things that are untrue. McCarthy's Spicer and Baldwin's Trump flirted, with Trump tickling Spicer and Spicer declaring he had a wife. "He hired lawyers to agree with him".

by | May 15, 2017 | 18:07

Mrs Clinton's supporters cried foul when it emerged that the Trump election team was also under investigation by the FBI, but Mr Comey never divulged that until a long time after the election. In a letter to Comey on Tuesday, Trump said the decision was made based on recommendations from Sessions and Rosenstein. "We'll see what happens", he said.

by | May 15, 2017 | 17:58

Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that nearly no senators would support removing the legislative filibuster, which is the procedural tool that can be overcome only by a so-called supermajority of 60 votes. The Director for the Office of Management and Budget, Mick Mulvaney, and the Secretary of Homeland Security, John Kelly, appeared before the media Tuesday during the regularly scheduled press briefing at the White House.

by | May 15, 2017 | 17:17

Bush, Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter all spoke at that in school during their first year as president. He later added: "We all bleed the same blood of patriots, we all salute the same, great American flag, and we are all made by the same almighty God".

by | May 15, 2017 | 16:42

He was sure to add, on his newfound wisdom about criticizing others, that "the future belongs to the dreamers". At the commencement ceremony, the Liberty University President Jerry Falwell, presented Trump with an honorary Doctorate of Laws.