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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.
Man wrestles massive 16-foot python
This is serious business, with thousands upon thousands of these pythons in the Everglades. Well, the sunshine state also has 16-foot pythons creeping around, NBD.
"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.
The think tank expects the unemployment rate to rise from 4.8% at the end of this year to 5.4% in 2018 and 5.8% in 2019. United Kingdom retail sales volumes rose 2.3% for April compared with expectations of an increase of around 1.0%.
State's Dennis Smith or the 6'5" French product, Frank Ntilikina but with Jackson at the helm, everything is in play these days. Fultz, a point guard, would have to battle for minutes behind Isaiah Thomas and Marcus Smart next season.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
The Los Angeles Lakers did everything in their power to stay in the top-3 of this year's draft which meant a lot of losing. The Mavericks will now turn their attention to June's draft, where they'll be picking ninth.
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.
Normally such a reserved character, Jardim jumped off the bench and pumped his fist vigorously as he shuffled along the touchline. A point on Wednesday at home against Saint-Etienne, however, would guarantee the title and should have Jardim smiling at last.
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.
Apple devices to get new minor updates; Fixes few annoying bugs
That said, the update brings a litany of security fixes to bear, all of which are detailed on Apple's support website right here . Meanwhile, Apple has also rolled out update 2017-002 for older macOS versions Yosemite and El Capitan, Ars Technica has learned.
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.
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.
McIlroy to undergo test on troublesome back
On Monday, McIlroy told Ewan Murray of the Guardian that the MRI confirmed no new injury to his back or ribs. McIlroy played four times in six weeks through the Masters before taking a three-week break to get married.
Russia, Saudi Arabia back extension of oil output cuts
By May 9, hedge funds were running a net short position of 21 million barrels in US gasoline and 9 million barrels in heating oil. US crude rose 2.72 percent to $49.14 per barrel and Brent was last at $52.09, up 2.46 percent on the day.
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.
'He could've been saved,' Shayanna Jenkins tells Dr. Phil
Phillip McGraw that she doesn't think that Hernandez's death in his prison cell was a suicide, as authorities have ruled. Jenkins-Hernandez also said she doesn't think Hernandez was a gang member. "She was very much a daddy's girl".
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.
Sega Wants to Revive 'Major IPs'
As reported by Gematsu , Sega reported on a roadmap to investors on what it wants to do in the near future. These titles include Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III, Total Warhammer II and Sonic Forces.
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.