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Trump says he can pardon himself. Nixon was told he couldn't

Trump says he can pardon himself. Nixon was told he couldn't

But legal experts aren't so clear on the issue. A 1974 memo from the U.S. Justice Department says: "Under the fundamental rule that no one may be a judge in his own case, the president can not pardon himself". Trump's lawyers sent the letter as part of a broader argument that the President should not have to sit down with the special counsel. But he continued to cast doubt on the special counsel's eventual findings, suggesting that Mr.



Melania Trump won't travel to G7, N.Korea summits

US First Lady Melania Trump will not accompany the president to the Group of Seven summit in Canada, nor to planned North Korea nuclear talks in Singapore, her spokeswoman said Sunday. Four days later, the White House announced that she had been hospitalized to treat a benign kidney condition . But first ladies are not elected and technically are still private citizens, and each one gets to tailor the job to suit her.


California Primary Will Decide Which 2 Candidates for Governor Make November Ballot

California Primary Will Decide Which 2 Candidates for Governor Make November Ballot

Meanwhile, Mr. Trump has endorsed candidate John Cox over GOP challenger state Assemblyman Travis Allen. With a Republican not having won a statewide election since 2006, a Cox-Newsom showdown would heavily favor the lieutenant governor . Those zones were eliminated during the Great Recession. "My polling place in Land Park is California Middle School on Vallejo and it has been a polling place for decades and people are used to just walking over there", Alexander said.


Jordan's Prime Minister resigns after days of protests

Jordan's Prime Minister resigns after days of protests

With Syria's devastating seven-year since 2011, as many as one million refugees have arrived in Jordan to survive, worsening the state of Jordan's struggling economy . The loan, meant to support economic and financial reforms, has the long-term objective of reducing Jordan's public debt from about 94 percent of GDP to 77 percent by 2021.


President Trump Cancels Philadelphia Eagles Visit Over Anthem Dispute

President Trump Cancels Philadelphia Eagles Visit Over Anthem Dispute

Players who choose not to stand may remain in the locker room until the anthem is finished. Last year, the White House canceled a visit by the National Basketball Association champions, the Golden State Warriors. At this point, it's unclear how many , if any, of the invited fans will be attending the Eagle-less ceremony. The United States Marine Band and the United States Army Chorus have been conscripted to perform "the National Anthem and other wonderful music celebrating our ...


Drone video shows aftermath of Fuego eruption in Guatemala

Drone video shows aftermath of Fuego eruption in Guatemala

Sunday marked the second eruption this year for the 3,763-metre volcano . In the village of El Rodeo, heavily armed soldiers wearing blue masks to ward off the dust stood guard behind yellow tape cordoning off the scene as orange-helmeted workers operated a backhoe.