Special counsel investigating Trump for obstruction of justice

Special counsel investigating Trump for obstruction of justice

Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel called the accusation in the Post unfounded and said it "changes nothing". Mr Trump told a television reporter that one of the reasons he had fired the 56-year-old was because of the ongoing probe into possible collusion with Russian Federation - something the President said was nothing more than "fake news" being generated by those angry about his election victory.

Sen. Feinstein's Call For Lynch Probe

Comey , a lifelong man of law, faced ongoing scrutiny regarding his handling of both investigations that ultimately bled into his relationship with President Donald Trump . Republicans have also selectively used Comey's testimony to defend the president. Special counsel Robert Mueller is leading a probe of Russian interference in the presidential election, whether Trump associates had contacts with Russians, as well as whether Trump's firing of Comey was an effort to obstruct the Russia ...

Rod Rosenstein: There's No Reason To Fire Special Counsel Mueller

In a February meeting, Comey said, Trump told Sessions and other administration officials to leave the room before asking him to drop a probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation. "I appointed him. I stand by it... and I am going to defend the integrity of that investigation", he said. But he said essentially that he was flustered by a question from Sen.

UK leader holds alliance talks with Northern Ireland party chief

May apologised to Conservative MPs on Monday, accepting personal responsibility for failing to win an outright victory and sacrificing the parliamentary majority she inherited from her predecessor David Cameron when she came to power previous year following the UK's vote to exit the European Union (EU).

UK Parliament opening date set, suggesting Tory deal reached

It comes as the party has accused the DUP of betraying the interests of Northern Ireland by agreeing to prop up a Conservative minority government. Mr Verhofstadt demanded to know whether the inconclusive result of the General Election would mean any change in the UK Government's plans to take Britain out of the single market, customs union and jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice.

Seeking Normalcy, Congress Heads Back to Work Day After Shooting

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent wishes for a speedy recovery for the victims of the shooting at a Republican team's baseball practice for a charity game against congressional Democrats. Sanders stated while in House that Hodgkinson had volunteered on his campaign. Sanders issued a statement condemning the shooter's actions and took to the Senate floor to pronounce his disgust.