What the White House has said about special prosecutors

Susan Collins, a Republican, also confirmed similar details revealed during the briefing. "He knew that Comey was going to be removed prior to him writing the memo", McCaskill told reporters Thursday. Durbin said that Rosenstein said that Mueller would draw the scope of the investigation, have sufficient resources and won't be interfered with by the administration.

High possibility of conflict: S. Korean PM

High possibility of conflict: S. Korean PM

I will do everything I can to establish peace on the Korean peninsula. He said the council is exploring many different avenues to proceed and "clearly sanctions are a way to go", but also diplomacy. The Security Council condemned the test. And despite United Nations' economic sanctions against a country that has always been shrouded in secrecy, Kim remains undaunted.

Kapil Mishra on hunger strike, demands details of foreign tours'

Please give all the details of your cabinet ministers' foreign tours. Where was the money spend? How did they all go on on foreign tours? Mr Modi's party rejected these allegations, and asked Mr Kejriwal to respond to Mr Mishra's claims. In order to investigate the matter, summons were issued to AAP but they were reluctant to attend the proceedings in response.The IT department also probed the receipt of "voluntary contributions" to AAP.

Turkey calls for ouster of USA envoy for anti-IS coalition

Turkey calls for ouster of USA envoy for anti-IS coalition

McClatchy reports that former President Obama and his national security adviser Susan Rice informed then president-elect Trump of a Pentagon plan to retake the city of Raqqa, an ISIS stronghold, with the help of Syrian Kurdish forces. "Our intent is to work with the Turks, alongside one another, to take Raqqa down, and we're going to sort it out and we'll figure out how we're going to do it", US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said at the time .

Trump says, speaking for himself, there was no collusion with Russian Federation

The term special counsel simply replaced the term " special prosecutor " that was used through the 1980s, after which the laws around special prosecutors expired and were not renewed, therefore retiring the term. His appointment, by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, was a striking shift for the Justice Department, which had resisted increasingly insistent calls from Democrats for an outside prosecutor.

Trump denies any collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation

Rosenstein, who was appointed US attorney by President George W. Bush and held the job for the entire Obama administration, didn't immediately embrace the idea of a special counsel. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo. At last! An independent counsel has come along to deal with the "Russia thing", as President Donald Trump characterized his imbroglio with Moscow.