Deputy AG Rosenstein Stands by Decision to Fire Comey
21 July, 2017, 01:01 | Author: Franklin Nunez
That specific memo recounted a conversation with Trump in which the president asked Comey if the FBI could drop its investigation into hia former national security adviser Michael Flynn. "We take confidentiality seriously, so when we have memoranda about our ongoing matters, we have an obligation to keep that confidential".
Rosenstein said he would not comment on that specific situation, which was his answer to a number of pointed questions about various topics.
Later, Trump said he believed that Comey showed him the dossier for leverage.
"I made the decision to appoint Director Mueller based upon his reputation", Rosenstein told MacCallum, adding that, "if there were conflicts that arose, because of Director Mueller or anybody employed by Director Mueller, we have a process within the [Justice Department] to take care of that".
Comey wanted his side of the story to air out publicly, he later said during congressional testimony, in part to get a special counsel selected. Comey was overseeing that investigation, which was being carried out by the FBI. He then had a change of heart - and appointed Robert Mueller to special counsel to investigate whether the dismissal was an obstruction of justice.
Feinstein is the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is among the congressional panels pursuing Russian Federation investigations.
Emails released by Donald Jr earlier this month showed that he had agreed to meet a year ago with a woman he thought was a Russian government lawyer with damaging information on his father's rival Hillary Clinton.
"I have not personally been involved in any decisions about who to hire".
Other contributors included the price of recreational and cultural goods and services, such as games, toys and hobbies. The Consumer Prices Index was 2.6%, compared with an expected reading of 2.8% and a level of 2.9% in May.
Arsenal face Chelsea in Beijing in their next warm-up game at the weekend, while Bayern play AC Milan in Shenzhen, southern China. Arsenal beat Bayern Munich on penalties in Shanghai , with Alex Iwobi on target in stoppage-time and then from the spot.
Nintendo's online service is free while it is in beta, but will cost $19.99 per year or $3.99 per month when it launches in 2018. The Nintendo Switch Online app for iOS and Android is completely free, including the online features of " Splatoon 2 ".
And interestingly, with the Nissan Navara and Renault Alaskan , the new X-Class shares its ladder on frame platform. The X-Class' load bed can take a standard European pallet and a 12-volt power socket is integrated into the sides.
Earlier in the day, the Army said it had retaliated to unprovoked firing from the Pakistani side in Naushera. The Pakistan army violated ceasefire in four sectors of Rajouri and Poonch districts this morning.
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His lack of ring time has led many to rule out his chances of coming out of the "The Billion Dollar Fight" victorious. Even if you're best friends with the guy you're sparring, you're still going to have a knock in there .
Sources say that talks between both sides have been positive recently, but Cousins wants to wait until after the season to talk. The Niners need a quarterback and Shanahan's system would create a situation for Cousins in which he seemingly could thrive.
Spieth ordinarily isn't a gum-chewer, but on the range his instructor, Cameron McCormick offered him a piece of mint gum. He seems to have a singular inner motor that responds to utmost challenge and finds tedium in depressurized situations.
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We showed more belief in our abilities and our mindset changed. "I certainly don't take any added pressure", he added. When asked about India's success in the recent past, Shastri says the team deserves all the credit.
Polish Lawmakers Approve Law on Court Control
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Sears to sell Kenmore products on Amazon
At around 11 a.m., Home Depot and Lowe's shares were down around 6 percent, while Best Buy was down more than 3 percent. Park said Sears made the deal in order to expand its brand distribution and omnichannel retail strategy.
No Laptop Ban As US Says All Airlines Have Raised Security
Saudia Airlines confirmed Wednesday that USA -bound passengers can now carry portable electronic devices on board its airplanes. It comes after the United States lifted the laptop ban on Sunday for Etihad flights from Abu Dhabi to the US.
England Women bidding for World Cup glory
But South Africa pulled things back in fine fashion and kept themselves in the game by chipping away with timely wickets. But in the end, the experienced Shrubsole hit a boundary from her first delivery to give her side victory.
Tropical Storm Don (AL05)
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Ed Sheeran will star in The Simpsons
His recent Game of Thrones appearance was heavily criticized, so his mentions probably haven't been the friendliest environment. When Arya compliments the soldiers on the catchy tune, Sheeran says, "It's new". "I'm just choosing not to read it".