Justice Official Knew Trump Planned to Fire Comey, Senators Say

Rosenstein learned about Trump's plan on May 8, Durbin said. Yet Rosenstein himself in the last week has come under intense criticism as the author of a memo that chastised Comey for his handling of the Hillary Clinton email case, which the White House initially cited as justification for the firing.

Donald Trump: Russia Investigation 'Greatest Witch Hunt' in History

A number of lawmakers exited the meeting stressing that Mueller's probe, while appropriately diving in to all possible Trump-Russia ties, may make it more hard for current congressional investigations to access vital intelligence. Sen. Bob Corker tweeted , "I look forward to hearing from Deputy AG Rosenstein about his decision to appoint a special counsel when he briefs the Senate tomorrow".

Toby Keith to perform in Saudi Arabia while Trump is there

The chairman said bilateral trade and industrial investments between the two countries are on the rise, noting that the Kingdom ranks 12th in the list of United States trading partners, while the USA ranks second among KSA's largest trading partners.

Chinese, S. Korean officials seek to mend rift with meetings

Chinese, S. Korean officials seek to mend rift with meetings

An emotional President Moon Jae-in made the comments during an event in Gwangju marking the anniversary of the massacre, which he called the "saddest and most painful moment" in the country's recent history. The U.S. ambassador said Russian Federation has the same decision to make as the rest of the global community: "You either support North Korea or you don't, but you have to choose".

Protester killed, AP journalist wounded in West Bank clash

But I think it can be put aside and allow (Trump's) visit to be very fulfilling and I hope very successful". U.S. officials, meeting with Israeli officials to arrange Trump's visit, said the Western Wall was in the West Bank. The Western Wall is the holiest site where Jews can pray. Although Israel annexed it along with all of Jordanian East Jerusalem , the Palestinians and most of the global community consider it part of the occupied West Bank.

UK Conservatives Hold 13% Lead Over Labour Ahead of June Parliamentary Elections

Labour in opposition held 229 seats in the last parliament, but Mr McCluskey said: "I believe that if Labour can hold on to 200 seats or so it will be a successful campaign". However, let's be clear - what we will be putting over is the type of leader Jeremy will be, and people will respect him, I think. The ballot on June 8 is "no ordinary election", Ms Dugdale said, saying the result would determine the direction the UK takes for years to come and could even "determine whether there is a ...