President Trump will not use executive privilege to stop Comey from testifying
06 Juin, 2017, 10:31 | Author: Claudine Rigal
Trump asked Comey to drop the Flynn investigation, said a person who was given a copy of a memo Comey wrote about the conversation. His appearance will mark his first public comments since he was abruptly fired by the president last month.
The ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director will appear Thursday before the Senate intelligence committee for a hearing sure to be replete with political drama and intrigue.
Throughout the day on Monday, CNN has been promoting the Thursday testimony of former FBI Director James Comey before the Senate Intelligence Committee - one of the most anticipated Congressional testimony sessions in decades.
"The president's power to assert executive privilege is well-established", said press secretary Sean Spicer in a statement.
Besides Mr Kushner, Mr Cohen and Mr Flynn, the Justice and Congressional investigations are also looking into the Russian Federation ties of former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort, political consultant Roger Stone, and foreign affairs advisor Carter Page.
Arab rift over Qatar raises economic concerns
Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), in a Twitter post, said it has cancelled all flights to Qatar from Monday morning onwards. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi urged them to restrain the countries which support terrorist organizations.
And the president labeled Comey a "showboat" and a "grandstander" during an interview in May with NBC News. Russian Federation has denied involvement, and Trump has denied any collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation.
Protesters assembled in Washington and other USA cities on Saturday in a "March for Truth" to demand an independent investigation into alleged connections between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. But he said he's expecting plenty of legislative accomplishments nonetheless. Reports citing "sources" state that a memo allegedly records Trump pressuring Comey - although no memo has been produced to date.
Trump's push to revamp deteriorating roads, bridges, airports, and railways aims to unlock economic growth and succeed in an area where his predecessor, Barack Obama, was repeatedly thwarted by a Republican-led Congress.
"There's no doubt that keeping members focused on investigations detracts from our legislative agenda", Marc Shorttold reporters at a White House briefing Monday evening.
The president plans to travel to OH on Wednesday to address ways of improving levees, dams, and locks along inland waterways that are crucial to agricultural exports.
Short also said the White House expects for Congress to raise the government's borrowing authority, also known as the debt limit, before the August recess.
Stocks are edging lower in midday trading as the market pulls back from its latest record highs set last week. The S&P 500 energy sector rose 0.2 percent after falling 4.3 percent over the previous two weeks.
Revenant sur le bilan de l'attaque qui a coûté la vie à sept personnes samedi soir dans la capitale britannique, M. Le Drian a fait état d'"un mort et sept personnes hospitalisées, dont quatre dans un état grave" côté français.
CEO Tim Cook said Amazon Prime Video, which includes original series like "Man in the High Castle", would be added to Apple TV. Recode previously reported that Amazon employees expect to see the app show up on Apple TV in the third quarter of this year.
Ce point est particulièrement problématique car cette mesure contredit un accord sur la libre circulation au sein du CCG. Etihad, Emirates et flydubai vont suspendre leurs vols vers le Qatar " jusqu'à nouvel ordre " ce mardi 6 juin 2017.
His Real Madrid side played quite poorly this season and he has been dealing with large shares of the criticism himself. This is something which will only further his playing career and his first accolade may come as soon as this summer.
The Hilton Hotel in Tower Bridge is reported to have accommodated dozens of people in its lobby on the night of the attack. Harun Khan, the secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain, agreed with May that things must change.
Liverpool though still need to agree a fee with the Saints, whose best players seem to move to Anfield every single season. Liverpool have won the race to land Southampton's highly sought-after defender Virgil van Dijk , according to reports.
Gale crater was selected as the landing site for Curiosity; it hosts a ~5-km-tall mountain of layered sedimentary rock. While the shallow water of the lake was richer in oxidants, the deeper water sources were less affluent.
New hardware: Apple is introducing a 10.5-inch iPad Pro in an attempt to revive interest in its once hot-selling line of tablets. The Home app also gets support for more accessories like AirPlay 2 speakers and will receive new triggers for better automation.
Steve Kerr marvels at Kevin Durant's 'amazing' defense
Curry had a triple-double, with 32 points, 10 rebounds, and 11 assists, including this no-looker to Shaun Livingston. Sunday night's Game 2 of the NBA Finals marked an emotional return to the bench for Warriors head coach Steve Kerr .
Apple Unveils Powerful New iMac Pro
The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar will start at $1,799 and the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar will go for $2,399. During a year ago WWDC , Apple is working on Siri for implementing it and using the future devices like the Airpods.
Rien ne va plus entre l'Egypte et le Qatar
Comment rejoindre leur petite monarchie? En réponse, Qatar Airways a annulé tous ses vols à destination de l'Arabie saoudite. Vodafone Qatar était affecté avec une baisse de 8,9%, et la Qatar National Bank, première banque du pays, perdait 4,6%.
Ex-CIA chief testifies to House panel
It wasn't clear if Mr Manafort or Mr Flynn were directly influenced by Russians, or if Russians attempted to do so. Both have denied any collusion with the Russian government on the campaign to disrupt the election.
Sudan urges 'reconciliation' to end Gulf row with Qatar
Qatar, home to the Al-Jazeera news network, also plays a role in negotiating with groups that many governments keep distance from. Air, land and sea links have been halted to the country from Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain.