• Why Trump can not fire Federal Bureau of Investigation special counsel Robert Mueller
Why Trump can not fire Federal Bureau of Investigation special counsel Robert Mueller

Rosenstein , who has been on the job for six weeks, said only he could fire Mueller, and only if he found good cause to do so. During a hearing on Tuesday (Wednesday NZT) before a joint House and Senate appropriations subcommittee, Rosenstein was asked whether he had seen any evidence of that.

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  • Wife Of GOP Baseball Practice Shooter Speaks Out
Wife Of GOP Baseball Practice Shooter Speaks Out

Sue Hodgkinson said her husband left the couple's home in March to move to Washington , shortly after their adopted daughter moved back into the house with her two-year-old son. "I'm sorry that he did this", Hodgkinson added. The gunman was believed to have harbored unfavorable views toward Republicans at large, including President Donald Trum...

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  • CNN sues Justice Department for copies of Comey's memos on Trump
CNN sues Justice Department for copies of Comey's memos on Trump

The Post reported that the obstruction of justice investigation of the president began days after James Comey was sacked as the FBI Director on May 9. The White House has been inconsistent with its public messaging about the dismissal - initially saying Trump took the recommendations of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney Genera...

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  • Dem lawmaker warns Trump against firing Mueller
Dem lawmaker warns Trump against firing Mueller

Still, the snowballing investigation has deeply angered Trump, who denies he has any nefarious ties to Russian Federation. Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., right, chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., left, listen as Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Select Committee on I...

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  • Ruddy: Mueller Appears 'Out to Get the President'
Ruddy: Mueller Appears 'Out to Get the President'

Under questioning from Sen. During testimony to a budget panel Rosenstein said he has seen no cause for Mueller's dismissal and that he will be given "full independence" from the Department of Justice to conduct his investigation. Bush administration, as saying that such a decision would be a "bad idea - for the nation, and for the president"...

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  • Lobbyist shot is expected to make full recovery
Lobbyist shot is expected to make full recovery

The hospital said earlier in the week that he had undergone surgery for internal injuries and a broken leg. Federal Bureau of Investigation agents continue to search for evidence on the baseball field in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, June 15, 2017, the day after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La.

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  • Trump considering 'terminating' Russia probe leader
Trump considering 'terminating' Russia probe leader

Multiple House Republicans said that there was no discussion about the special counsel at the weekly GOP meeting. Needless to say, Ruddy's comments caused quite a stir, but top Trump administration officials were out in force t0 claim the statement isn't true.

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  • GS Warriors Unanimously Say No To White House Visit
GS Warriors Unanimously Say No To White House Visit

Golden State players, coaches, or staff have not issued any statements saying why they have rejected the offer. "They're going to be around for a while", Cavaliers forward LeBron James said after suffering his second Finals defeat in three years to a Warriors team that went 16-1 in the playoffs.

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  • Carter verdict revolved around 'words [that] can kill'
Carter verdict revolved around 'words [that] can kill'

Daniel Medwed, a law professor at Northeastern University, said the judge had a hard task in determining whether Carter's actions rose to the level of manslaughter. Bristol County prosecutor Maryclare Flynn portrayed Carter as a manipulative person who enjoyed controlling Roy and hoped to win sympathy for herself as a result of his death.

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  • Mo Brooks' name appeared on James Hodgkinson assassination hit list, report says
Mo Brooks' name appeared on James Hodgkinson assassination hit list, report says

The FBI recovered a list of Republican names in his pocket, according to law enforcement sources, strongly suggesting that the attack was a premeditated mass assassination attempt. Federal authorities are investigating Hodgkinson's motives, including examining social media posts that included anti-Trump and anti-Republican sentiments.

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  • Trump tells Senators new GOP healthcare bill is 'mean'
Trump tells Senators new GOP healthcare bill is 'mean'

Trump's White House budget officer Mick Mulvaney argued in a recent interview that it was as if the CBO "went into it and said , 'Okay, we need this score to look bad". Another congressional source said Trump used a vulgar phrase to describe the bill and urged the senators to make it "more generous". "In short, by their actions it seems our R...

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  • Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting
Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

A Federal Bureau of Investigation lab team looks for evidence in the outfield signage at the ball field which is the scene of a multiple shooting in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday , June 14, 2017, after a rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmake.

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  • The Note: The White House stressing Sessions
The Note: The White House stressing Sessions

Tuesday morning, Trump supporter Ari Fleischer, who served as President George W. Bush's press secretary, again highlighted the issue of Mueller's probe being handled by attorneys who have donated mostly to Democrats, a message that Donald Trump Jr.

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  • Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious' condition
Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious' condition

WASHINGTON — Still in critical condition and undergoing repeated surgery, GOP House Whip Steve Scalise faces a "much more difficult" struggle to recover from his gunshot wound than first thought, President Donald Trump said Thursday.

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  • Mueller expands special counsel office, hires 13 lawyers
Mueller expands special counsel office, hires 13 lawyers

President Donald Trump's closest allies are attacking the integrity of those involved in the widening probe of Russian interference in the US election, accusing special counsel Robert Mueller of driving a biased investigation . Until Trump's Friday-morning Twitter burst, only the Washington Post's sources had indicated that Trump was be...

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  • President Trump Confirms He's Being Investigated For Possible Obstruction Of Justice
President Trump Confirms He's Being Investigated For Possible Obstruction Of Justice

President Donald Trump confirmed Friday he is under federal investigation and appeared to single out a senior Justice Department official for criticism, underscoring his growing frustration with the persistent focus on Russia's involvement in the 2016 election and possibly his campaign.

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  • Seven American Sailors Missing After USS Fitzgerald Collision With Container Ship
Seven American Sailors Missing After USS Fitzgerald Collision With Container Ship

It said in an earlier statement the sailors were being transferred to a US naval hospital where they would be identified. Names of the missing Sailors are being withheld until the families have been notified. He was reported to be in stable condition in the hospital, while the other two were still having their injuries assessed. "This has been a ...

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  • Crestfallen that Donald Trump rolling back detente: Cubans
Crestfallen that Donald Trump rolling back detente: Cubans

Ben Rhodes, the former deputy national security adviser who negotiated Obama's opening with the Cubans, said it was disappointing Trump was halting the momentum that had built but added that it could have been worse. The Cuban statement criticised the "hostile rhetoric that recalls the time of open confrontation", and "return to the coercive me...

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  • Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by 1 at US Open
Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by 1 at US Open

No other U.S. Open has had a cut lower than +3. A classy 67 lifted the left-hander to 12 under for the week, one clear of Thomas, Brooks Koepka and Tommy Fleetwood . "I just say, 'OK, sounds good, Hun, '" Reed said. He's still very much in play after shooting a 73. A left-hander leads going into the final round at Erin Hills and is looking...

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  • White House: Donald Trump won't sack special counsel investigating Russian 'meddling'
White House: Donald Trump won't sack special counsel investigating Russian 'meddling'

A day later, Trump's buddy Chris Ruddy , the CEO of conservative outlet Newsmax , went on PBS' Newshour and said he believed the president was actually entertaining such a thing. Mr Trump is yet to comment publicly on the matter and White House spokesman Sean Spicer has told Washington media Mr Mueller's sacking is unlikely.

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