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US President Donald Trump says he's being investigated for firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director

US President Donald Trump says he's being investigated for firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Friday could - and perhaps should - have been a day for celebrating his accession to the White House two years after most pundits said his announcement speech was a nonstarter. TRUMP: He made a recommendation. He's highly respected, very good guy, very smart guy. The Republicans like him. Rosenstein authored a memo that criticized former FBI Director James Comey over his handling of Hillary Clinton's emails.



Can Donald Trump fire Robert Mueller?

The White House has denied that President Trump is considering firing Mueller . Under current Justice Department regulations , such a firing would have to be done by Attorney General Jeff Sessions' deputy, Rod Rosenstein, not the president- though those regulations could theoretically be set aside.


Verify: Understanding the Russian Federation investigation

Verify: Understanding the Russian Federation investigation

The Washington Post reported this week that Mueller is investigating whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice when he suggested Comey drop an FBI investigation into Michael Flynn , Trump's former national security adviser, as well as when he fired Comey.



Protests over Minnesota police shooting result in 18 arrests on freeway

Paul and then about 1,500 converged on Interstate 94 in the city, blocking the freeway, a Minnesota State Patrol spokeswoman said in an email statement. Twitter users questioned the verdict with several people pointing out the jury - comprised of only two black members - chose to acquit officer Jeronimo Yanez despite there being a Facebook video of Castile's shooting in the St.


US Secret Service says does not have any White House tapes

US Secret Service says does not have any White House tapes

The House intelligence committee has called on both the White House and Comey to hand over any material related to its Russian Federation investigation, including memos and recordings, by June 23. If there aren't, I'll look forward to Trump World explaining why the president would publicly reference the possibility of recordings that exist only in Trump's imagination.



McIlroy, Day to miss US Open cut

Open-like", Marc Leishman said. Matsuyama birdied six of his first eight holes. But then, starting at 17, he reeled off five straight birdies with putts of 13 feet, 7, 3, 11 and 10. His drive appeared to sail into the rough. So it's nice just to be around and have a chance. He was 100 feet away for birdie on No. 6 and burned the edge of the cup on that one, except that it ran by some 7 feet and he three-putted for bogey.