Trump supporters turn on special counsel Mueller

Testifying at a Senate hearing, Sessions, who was a close Trump adviser during the battle for the presidency, said it was a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest that he participated in or was aware of any collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.

ECB's Draghi Upgrades Outlook On Risks To 'Broadly Balanced'

ECB's Draghi Upgrades Outlook On Risks To 'Broadly Balanced'

Asset purchases were also held steady at €60 billion a month until the end of the year. The ECB ( European Central Bank ) left interest rates unchanged at 0% in the rate-setting meeting that was held on Thursday, June 8, which was being referred to as "Super Thursday" leading up to the event.

Sessions to face sharp questions Tuesday on Trump, Russia, Comey

Mueller", he said . Instead, Sessions repeatedly said he is "not able to comment" or "not able to discuss" certain topics, citing either Justice Department "longstanding policy", and later, that he is protecting President Donald Trump's right to later on assert executive privilege "if he chooses".

Newt Gingrich says Mueller's Russian Federation investigation is a "rigged game"

But on Monday, Christopher Ruddy, who runs the conservative media outlet Newsmax and is friends with Trump, told PBS NewsHour that the president was thinking of calling for Rosenstein to dismiss Mueller. Rosenstein took over the investigation when Atty. President Trump's personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, reportedly bragged to his friends that he played a major role in the firing of US attorney for the southern district of New York Preet Bharara, ProPublica reports .

British inflation jumps to four-year peak

The impact of the fall in the pound since last year's Brexit vote made itself felt as the higher costs of foreign holidays and of imported computer games and equipment helped push up consumer prices by 2.9 per cent year-on-year. The rise is likely to raise pressure on the Bank to consider increasing interest rates beyond 0.25% when its Monetary Policy Committee meets later this week.

Justice Department No. 2 assures Congress of special counsel independence

Sessions lent his support to the special counsel, Robert Mueller , who is now in charge of the Justice Department's Russian Federation investigation. Less than a month ago, he called Mueller a "superb choice", someone whose "reputation is impeccable for honesty and integrity". They wanted a chance to grill Sessions - not only about the department budget but about his role in the firing of FBI Director James B.