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The Republican chairman of the House oversight committee says he will seek copies of any memos former FBI Director James Comey wrote about his meetings with President Donald Trump.
"I have my subpoena pen ready", he tweeted. Then-Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation James Comey testifies in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee during an oversight hearing on the FBI on Capitol Hill May 3, 2017 in Washington, DC.
The White House denied that Trump had made that request of Comey. The New York Times first reported Tuesday that Comey's own record of a February 14 meeting with Trump, showed that Trump requested Comey kill his investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
"I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go", the New York Times reported Trump said, citing the Comey memo.
Journalist who investigated drug gangs shot dead
According to The Atlantic , Valdez was well aware of the dangers of being a journalist who focused on violence and crime. Mexican journalist Javier Valdez , known for his award-winning coverage of the drug trade, has been shot dead.
Man holding human head stabs worker at Oregon grocery store
Sunday's grisly episode first came to light when the man walked into the Estacada Thriftway Harvest Market at around 2:15 p.m. Investigators said Joshua Webb was carrying his mother's severed head when he stabbed Wagner at the grocery store.
Agreement to Extend Oil Cuts Until March
The increase, OPEC said, represents the biggest increase among countries within the oil producers' group. OPEC ministers plan to meet on May 25 to decide whether to extend cuts in their production beyond June.
"If these reports are true, the president's brazen attempt to shut down the FBI's investigation of Michael Flynn is an assault on the rule of law that is fundamental to our democracy", Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said in a statement.
The committee also requested that acting FBI director Andrew McCabe hand over any related documents prepared by Comey about his communications with senior White House and Justice Department officials regarding the Russian Federation investigation - including the so-called Comey memo. "I think it would be good for him if he did". Chaffetz also asked Comey to testify before the House next week.
The Times said the memo, read to the paper by one of the ousted FBI chief's associates, depicts the president urging Comey to close down an investigation into Flynn's Russian connections. "At worst, he has obstructed justice".
On Wednesday evening, shortly after the Justice Department's announcement that it had selected former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to oversee investigations into possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, Chaffetz toldFox News that he was not convinced a special counsel was necessary.
Most raw food items including milk will be exempted from tax while the panel still has to finalize rates for processed food items. The complete details will be available in the public domain after the said meeting concludes on Friday.
Perry's previous tour, the "Prismatic World Tour", concluded in 2015 following 151 sold-out dates worldwide. That's when Perry is set to join host Dwayne Johnson for the season finale of Saturday Night Live .
The third incident cited by the website was about a Japanese man who died after mixing energy drinks with caffeine pills. Watts said an autopsy of Cripe showed no signs of an "unfounded" or "undiagnosed heart condition".
Control of Hama province is divided between the government, rebel forces and IS, which is present mostly in the east of the area. The envoy's office said his team also met separately on Thursday with opposition experts on constitutional and legal issues.
The only starter on the Wizards that have played in a Game 7 is Marcin Gortat and that was seven years ago. Not to mention the Celtics outplayed the Wiz in game six and should have won if we're being honest.
Twitter user @MarkFerris199O tweeted of the news, while @Steeeeviee wrote, "THIS SHOW WAS ICONIC IM SO UPSET #ScreamQueens". However, keen to give the Chanels another coat of nail polish, we only got a soft reboot from Murphy ahead of Season 2.
Bonnen said the committee will continue hearing testimony if the House takes a break or after it finishes meeting Wednesday. A late tea party-backed change on the floor requires physicians to report complications within 72 hours of them occurring.
The sheriff's department said the victims turned off the highway and pulled into a driveway of someone they knew. Wright was released after posting a $1,000 bond and will appear in court for her arraignment on Monday.
That mostly worked until Tuesday, when a hole roughly six metres in diameter opened up above a joint between the two tunnels. According to CBS News , the Hanford Nuclear Reservation was created during World War II to secretly build the atomic bomb.
All children, he said, "must be taught to value and respect human life and condemn those who target the innocent". Israel has rejected a return to the 1967 borders, the territorial lines drawn before the Six Day War.
She was trying to back out of a diagonal parking space in her 2005 Toyota Corolla when she struck the pair, police said. Aluska died at a West Islip hospital, while Jenna and Riolo were treated for minor injuries, police said.
Divings bans to be introduced to English football
Should "deception" have been proven to have taken place, the player who received a yellow or red card will have that rescinded. Then Hull winger Robert Snodgrass apologised for diving in a Premier League match against Crystal Palace earlier this season.
Warriors trounce Spurs without Leonard for 2-0 series lead
During the third quarter, Pachulia closed out on a Leonard shot attempt and appeared to put his foot under Leonard after the shot. There's likely only one team in this league that can compete with the Warriors when they do that and it isn't the Spurs .
Google gets you info by pointing camera at it
In April Google announced that Home would no longer be a US-only product and would branch out to the United Kingdom as well. It's possible there are more features and a wider roll out to come at some point at Google I/O.
Abortion sought for raped minor
Later, the victim revealed that she was sexually abused by her stepfather regularly while her mother was away for work. The police have appealed the girl to come forward as they could not locate her at the address mentioned in the letter.
Waymo's Lawsuit Against Uber Going to Federal Prosecutors
In addition, Alsup denied Uber's request to force the high-tech corporate espionage lawsuit out of court and into arbitration. Waymo claims he absconded with 14,000 top secret documents, an allegation that Alsup has said is not in question.
Jennifer Lawrence looks terrifying in her new movie role
Aronofsky is writing, directing and producing mother! through his own Protozoa Pictures along with Scott Franklin and Ari Handel. As you'd expect from the director who gave us Black Swan, the film looks uncomfortably chilling.
Guess Which Gingrich Trump Plans to Add to His Cabinet
Callista Gingrich is a member of the choir at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. The choir visited Rome in 2005 to honor John Paul II and sang for Pope Benedict XVI during his official visit to the U.S.in 2008.
Ajax see off Lyon to reach Europa League final
Ajax collapsed to a 3-1 reversal against Lyon but were ensured safe passage by virtue of a 4-1 win in the first leg. TEENAGER Kasper Dolberg booked Ajax's spot in the Europa League final with a cheeky finish that wiped out Lyon.
'New Girl' Gets Renewed For Seventh & Final Season
The news of the show's renewal follows a period of uncertainty for New Girl after Season 6 was rumored to be its last. I have no idea if NG is coming back". "The truth is we really, really don't know what the answer is", he said.
Palestine West Bank holds elections as Gaza Strip left behind
The failure of Hamas and Fatah to reconcile is seen as a major obstacle to any settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In just two cities, Jenin and Jericho, did Fatah win an outright victory without support from other participating factions.
Egypt uncovers chamber of mummies
This era lasted about 600 years after the conquest of the country in 332 BC by Alexander the great. They have found 17 mummies in the catacombs of Minya province located at the south of Cairo.