Merrick Garland doesn't want to be Federal Bureau of Investigation director
13:06, May 17, 2017
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Republicans tried to highlight their push to replace ObamaCare during a weekly leadership press conference, but they were immediately peppered with questions about Trump.
I readthe Washington Post story, and I read General McMaster's response, which tends to refute the story-rebut the story.
FOX Business was first to report that Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) pitched Garland as a possible Comey replacement on Wednesday during a private gathering at the White House with senior administration officials, including Vice President Mike Pence and White House counsel Don McGahn, according to people with direct knowledge of the matter.
"We have no way to know what was said, but protecting our nation's secrets is paramount", he said.
At least one Republican, Utah Sen. McCain also said in a statement that reports that the information was provided by a USA ally and shared without the country's knowledge could mean that other countries won't share intelligence with Americans in the future.
The information Trump relayed, officials said, was provided by a USA partner through an intelligence-sharing arrangement considered so sensitive that details have been withheld from allies and tightly restricted even within the US government.
And Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is now expressing his desire that he would like to see "less drama" coming from the White House.
Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., described the entire episode as "weird" but cautioned that the president appeared to have operated within his authority. Like many congressional Republicans, McConnell didn't run to Trump's side - but didn't outright criticize the president either. He said the agenda is deregulation, tax reform and repealing and replacing the health care law.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell downplayed on Tuesday the startling reports that President Donald Trump disclosed highly classified information to a pair of Russian diplomats in the Oval Office.
Garland, the chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, had been promoted for the job by some of the same Senate Republicans who blocked his nomination and refused to give him a Senate hearing.
And there's Erin Kuhl, an oncology nurse on 5 Center, who was nominated by the wife of a Hospice patient that sadly passed away. Because the job of a nurse is at a level that requires all of those things. "This can negatively effect wellness outcomes".
World Health Organization added that if the current drought situation continues, " famine could soon be a reality". Save the Children CEO Kevin Watkins said: "Somalia continues to drift towards an avoidable starvation ".
A 16-year-old SC teen died after intaking an excessive amount of caffeine, the coroner ruled on Monday. From all reports, Davis was a healthy teenager with no family history of a heart-related condition.
By area, North Rhine - Westphalia - only the fourth of the 16 Federal States of Germany, but by population first. The SPD now rules in coalition with the Greens who have been doing poorly in recent polls.
Daybreak low temperatures will be in the upper 40s to lower 50s, but temperatures will warm to around 80° in the afternoon. This weekend our focus is a coastal storm that will bring a round of moderate to heavy rain to western Mass.
He advocates a two-track policy of seeking dialogue with North Korea while maintaining pressure and sanctions to encourage change. Hong said in a televised address that he will accept the election result and be satisfied with restoring his party.
The Westfield Academy Central School District proposed a 2017-18 budget of $15,881,650 - a 14.38 percent increase from 2007-08. The three propositions were also approved, with the bus passing 405-128, capital reserve, 375-156 and capital project.
The offense hasn't been stopped as Cleveland has reeled off 116, 125 and 115 points in the first three wins, respectively. Norman Powell made Toronto's first 3-pointer with 3:09 in the third quarter - the Raptors were 0-of-12 up to that point.
The weapons are meant to bolster the Kurdish fighters as they set out to dislodge the caliphate from its "capital" of. Yildirim said "there is still an opportunity for the United States to take Turkey's sensitivities into consideration".
Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) close to break major trendline
The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink . Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company.
Tories' Workers Plan Is Basically A Labour Policy — Ferrari
A National Audit Office report warned that taking money away from NHS services would leave them vulnerable to security breaches. The Lib Dems will roll back mass snooping powers and focus on targeted surveillance and increased policing.
Residents of Pyongyang, Seoul comment on test of new missile
United States officials said the missile hit the water around 60 miles (around 100 kilometers) from eastern Russia's Vladivostok. Australia's prime minister has called on China to use its leverage over North Korea to end the regime's missile testing.
At Peak Severe Weather Season, More Storms on the Way
The most widespread impacts from the thunderstorms will be damaging wind gusts, large hail and flash flooding. This is the kind of day where tornadoes are possible, if not likely, in addition to hail and high winds.
West Bank Palestinians Hold Elections--But Gaza Doesn't
In just two cities, Jenin and Jericho, did Fatah win an outright victory without support from other participating factions. Activists at Fatah headquarters were busy getting out the vote and arranging rides for relatives to the ballot stations.
SLIDESHOW: Top baby names for 2016 revealed
Since the now commander-in-chief started his campaign trail, the name Donald has decreased in popularity among new parents. In general, she said, parents don't want to give their children names that might attract controversy.
Trump suggests he might drop daily press briefings
Sanders also said that she does not think Comey's firing will have any affect on the ongoing investigations. Under the law, recordings made by presidents belong to the people and can eventually be made public.
Budget not a down-payment on new border wall
John McCain, R-Ariz. "And many of us are going to be compelled to vote for it because we don't want to shut the government down". Democrats say the parity is still there, because the extra money for the defense budget comes temporarily from emergency funds.
Auburn athletic programs earn ideal April scores
New coach Cuonzo Martin's program remains hurt by the 851 April score for Frank Haith's final season in Columbia during 2013-14. Each of those teams was recognized last week with a national award for being in the top 10 percent of their respective sports.
Spurs overcome Leonard injury, Harden to beat Rockets in OT
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Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey
And he said the FBI does not expect to have anything to say about the Russian Federation investigation until that one was over. Clinton will act as the connector, said one source, bringing donors to these groups and helping raise money for them, too.