President Donald Trump's personal lawyer said on Sunday that Trump is not under investigation in the probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential race, a statement that appeared to contradict a comment Trump himself made on Twitter last week. I didn't say investigation... The obstruction investigation, which the Washington Post first reported was underway late last week, is just one of a whole host of pressing issues reportedly on the docket for Mueller's team.
Last week I wrote that the biggest danger Trump faces from the special counsel investigation is not the obstruction probe, but Mueller's digging into the finances of Trump's associates. He told the Senate Intelligence Committee in his June 8 testimony he believed the president had directed him to drop a related agency investigation into former national security advisor Michael Flynn.
"But just because you haven't been notified doesn't mean you're not under investigation", Cuomo shot back. Does he believe the president, who says there's no wrongdoing here, or does he go after the president in the way James Comey wants him to do?
The Washington Post reported on June 14 that Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who was appointed after Comey's termination to oversee the Russian Federation investigation, had widened his probe to examine if the President attempted to obstruct justice, or intentionally tamper with investigations surrounding himself or his associates.
Sekulow says that Trump hasn't been notified of any investigation.
Gorkov was tapped by Putin to head up Russia's Vnesheconombank in January 2016, and Reuters reported that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is examining whether Gorkov suggested to Kushner that Russian banks could finance Trump associates' business ventures if United States sanctions were eased. They were obviously not in the know which suggests that either someone fed the Post disinformation or the newspaper didn't care if its report was accurate.
16h22 Porsche arrache la victoire au Mans
La N°8 (Buemi/Davidson/Nakajima) a eu un problème de transmission à l'avant et elle a eu des réparations pendant deux heures. La Porsche n°1, en route vers la victoire après les défaillances des Toyota , a été contrainte à l'abandon ce dimanche.
Gorelick is a partner at the WilmerHale law firm. Since the memos will undoubtedly play an important part of Mueller's investigation, it's not surprising that they don't want to turn them over.
"Now, my sources are telling me he's begun some preliminary planning", Pierre Thomas, the ABC News senior justice correspondent, said of Mueller on ABC's "This Week".
The president has denied that he has any nefarious ties to Russian Federation and has also disputed that he's attempted to block the investigation into his campaign's possible role in Russia's election-related hacking. Republican Sen. Marco Rubio said on NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday. "Witch Hunt." Then, the White House sent out Trump's lawyer to contradict the president.
The White House has been given until Friday by the House Intelligence Committee to provide an answer as to whether the recordings actually exist.
Top aides and allies have urged the president to stay off Twitter. He said he told Mr. Comey "that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice needed to be careful to follow department policies regarding appropriate contact with the White House".
"And if we can't get an answer, then I think we'll ultimately need to subpoena those potential documents to make sure that we have them". Schiff cited the fact that the president at one meeting "cleared the room" of advisers and asked to speak to Comey alone.
Independent Sen. Angus King of ME and Democratic Sen.
As a result, NWS Sterling has issued a Flash Flood Watch from 3:00 until 9:00 pm today for most of the DC metro area. The organization warned that flash flooding is unsafe and that residents should be prepared to take safety measures.
The system - potential tropical cyclone 3 - has a 90 percent chance of becoming a tropical storm in the next 48 hours. It is expected to move over Trinidad and the eastern coast of Venezuela tonight and early Tuesday.
Kicking off the three-day event, over thousands turned up at the premises on Sunday at 4.30pm to start their day with yoga. However, he is little scared to visit Pakistan because of the ongoing political instability in the country.
Emirates Post Group also said it had suspended postal services to Qatar as of Tuesday, according to state news agency Wam. He also called the moves against Qatar "violations of global law and worldwide humanitarian law".
The northeastern state of MA , unlike other USA states, has no law against encouraging someone to commit suicide. Roy, since she had put him into that toxic environment, constituted, each and all, wanton and reckless conduct".
Van driver dies in Calais crash caused by migrants' blockade
Nine Eritrean refugees were found stowed in one of the lorries and were arrested, according to the Prefecture du Pas-de-Calais. For years Calais has been a launching pad for migrants from the Middle East and Africa trying to reach Britain illegally.