Top US officials being interviewed for interim Federal Bureau of Investigation director
01:23, May 12, 2017
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Rogers had previously worked with the Trump transition team on national-security issues, but was let go shortly after the election when New Jersey Governor Chris Christie lost favor with the President-elect.
Jimmy Kimmel also jumped on the Comey bandwagon Tuesday night, opening his show with the news: "A few hours ago, (Trump) fired James Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which is kind of like O.J. firing Judge Ito halfway through the trial". The White House has insisted that Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions initiated the conversation about Comey and that the president simply accepted their recommendation for his removal.
Why didn't the President wait for the Inspector General's investigation into Director Comey's handling of the Clinton email investigation to conclude before making his decision to fire him? "It is deeply troubling that the president has fired the FBI director during an active counterintelligence investigation into improper contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation". "I personally am very grateful that we have a president willing to show the kind of strong and decisive leadership" necessary to fire him". Cornyn sits on the Senate Intelligence committee handling one of the many probes. Some Republicans have said that could undermine concurrent investigations underway in the US Senate and House of Representatives.
In his letter to Mr Comey, the President wrote: "You are hereby terminated and removed from office, effective immediately".
"The President will now pay a larger political price for waiting, as critics question the timing of his action amid the FBI's probe of his campaign's alleged Russian Federation ties", according to the Journal.
Tuesday's shock announcement that Comey had been dismissed comes amid an ongoing investigation that he had been leading into potential collusion between the U.S. president's campaign team and Russian Federation.
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Atletico are very strong, they are not in the semi-finals by chance, and we must keep our concentration next Wednesday". In La Liga we did well, but [Atletico keeper Jan] Oblak made a lot of saves, and today the ball went in.
"This is a firing that is an attempt to obstruct the investigation into ties between Russia, Trump campaign". Then-president Bill Clinton dismissed William Sessions amid allegations of ethical lapses in 1993.
Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona said Congress must form a special committee to investigate Russia's interference in the election.
When the subpoenas came out and Comey asked for an expansion of the investigation, he was sacked.
Praised frequently by both parties for his independence and integrity, he spent three decades in law enforcement.
Officials accused the director of mishandling the investigation into the email practices of Hillary Clinton.
Comey had sought to defend his conduct in Senate testimony last week. He further said, "I found the inclusion of that language very, very odd, and again, raising even more questions about the motivation - about what happened here".
The company showed a video demonstrating the Fluent Design system that the company will be baking into the Fall Creators Update. The new Creators Update has a lot of ground to cover, considering that Widows 10 is now running on over 500 million devices.
Hanley Ramirez made his first start of the season at first base today, but he lasted there for only three innings. He'll make his first rehab start on Sunday at Triple-A, per Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe ( Twitter links ).
Sekera did not return, leaving the Oilers with only four defencemen for part of the second when Kris Russell was also shaken up. We feel we have a capable group that can go out and have success ". "So I would say they had a positive impact on the game".
The BSE benchmark Sensex, which rose to 30,346.79, is now at 30,315.50, up 67.33 points or 0.22% from previous close. The 50-share NSE Nifty gained 43.35 points, or 0.46 per cent, to quote at a life-time high of 9,450.65.
This back and forth process can significantly delay passage of the bill-if a consensus in the Senate is even reached. Set aside for the moment were the feuds and philosophical divides that almost sank the bill time and again.
It remains unclear precisely how the guarantors will monitor compliance with what they are calling "de-escalation zones". Trump, the presidents of Russian Federation and Turkey have recently supported the idea of creating safe zones in Syria.
The Liberal Democrats' Ed Davey said: "It is never a good idea to copy the economic strategy of Ed Miliband". With the Conservatives nearly certain to win a majority, it's highly likely the pledge will be carried out.
The striker scored a penalty two minutes before half-time before Chris Cohen fired in a second from distance after the break. Victories for Nottingham Forest and Birmingham condemned Rovers to relegation.
Jesus Vallejo is also expected to be with the first team next season after spending this year on loan in Frankfurt. It's claimed that Barca sporting director Robert Fernandez tried to lure the youngster to the Nou Camp.
In addition to the program from 2 to 3 p.m., is a 12:30 p.m. lunch reception for Loudoun pastors and other faith leaders. A midmorning National Day of Prayer service planned for outdoors in Grantville was moved to the city council chambers.
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Louis Blues put the Nashville Predators in the Western Conference final for the first time in their 18-year franchise history. With a lot of his ice time coming against Malkin in this series, Kuznetsov has scored four goals in five games.
Pakistan, Afghanistan start joint survey after border clash
The attack caused the border to be closed again indefinitely while a curfew was imposed in Torkham bazaar as a preemptive measure. Both countries accuse each other of providing jihadists with safe zones to launch attacks across the border.
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If, however, the Celtics do take down one of the best home team's in the league, things will look a lot more dim for the Wizards. Thomas acknowledged that the Wizards' 26-0 third-quarter run was the reason for the result, not the officiating.
Nigeria presidency releases names of freed Chibok girls
Its insurgency has killed more than 20,000 people and driven 2.6 million from their homes, with millions facing starvation. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhar has expressed joy at meeting the 82 girls, as he shared photos of them on social media.
When is Guardians of the Galaxy 2 coming to Netflix?
Marvel's latest film "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 " takes things to a new level when it comes to post-credits scenes. But the magic, though not entirely gone, has taken a serious hit, done in by a combination of prosperity and anxiety.
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