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.
HC judge Karnan gives cops the slip
CJI Khehar asked Nedumpara where is Justice Karnan, to which the bench was informed that he was "very much in Chennai ". Karnan, to ratchet up the fight, passed an order directing the examinations of all these seven judges instead.
Premier League Cahill eager to get Chelsea title party started
Asked whether Chelsea had any injury issue to contend with, the Italian responded: "All my players are available for the game". In this part of the season, we always said it's right to look at ourselves and not wait for the result of the other teams.
"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".
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.
It is also probably that there will be multiple variants of the tablet and at least one of them will offer cellular connectivity. However, it appears that the software takes a lot of inspiration from parent company Lenovo's tablets.
Josi scored on a slap shot with 5:49 left to prompt yet another standing ovation by the standing-room only crowd. Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne finished with 22 saves, including a flurry of stops to preserve the win.
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.
As of September 30, Puerto Rico and its various bond issuing authorities had missed almost $1.5 billion in debt service payments. Sanchez disputed that opinion, saying that a court-supervised restructuring would actually provide more comfort to investors.
Now the Foundation is calling for a Royal Commission to seek ways of preventing mental ill health, focusing on reducing the risk. SA Mental Health Commissioner Chris Burns heard from Port Lincoln and Eyre Peninsula residents at Ravendale on Monday night.
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.
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 long-running USA health care debate now moves to the Senate, where the fate of the repeal effort is uncertain. That might seem self-evident, as it's exactly what Republicans have been saying the past six years.
Directed by Denis Villeneuve (" Prisoners ", " Sicario ", " Arrival "), it is going to make its way out stateside on October 6. Make sure to check back with us here at AITH this Monday when we will be sharing the new trailer as soon as it hits.
Trump tells CBS" "Face the Nation" television show on Sunday that "people are saying, "Is he sane?' I have no idea". Trump, who took office in January, had said during his presidential campaign he would be willing to meet with Kim.
Capitals replace Holtby in goal for 3rd period of Game 2
The Stars, with a 5.8 per cent chance of winning the lottery, also had a good day, moving up into the No. 3 overall spot. The 26-year-old defenseman, who has been playing with a foot injury, also logged more than 28 minutes in the win.
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.
Iraq PM: No US combat troops to stay in Iraq after IS
If the two nations agree on terms, Iraq would join Afghanistan in having USA troops stationed there for the foreseeable future. Iraqis were eager to end what some saw as an occupation, and many Americans wanted to see an end to the then-eight year war.
National Day of Prayer: About 100 attend local event
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.
Turkish army, Syrian Kurdish militia in new clashes
Erdogan said the sight of American flags in the convoy alongside YPG insignia had "seriously saddened" Turkey. The base is 50 kilometers (30 miles) from Syria's Tal Abyad, a town controlled by the Kurdish militia.
Led Zeppelin reunion rumours start again
Led Zeppelin have sparked reunion rumours after frontman Robert Plant left a cryptic message on his official website . The internet also is abuzz because Plant's website has gone black-except for three words: "Any time now".