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Pence announced his travel plans Thursday as he spoke at a conference in Miami focused on Central America.
"I can confirm that the Vice President has retained Richard Cullen of McGuire Woods to assist him in responding to inquiries by the special counsel", Agen wrote.
Pence has retained Virginia attorney Richard Cullen, who previously served as a U.S. attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia, spokesman Jarrod Agen said.
According to the Washington Post, Vice President Mike Pence has retained outside counsel to handle inquiries related to special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe. He also served as special counsel to Virginia Sen.
An aide tells NPR the decision to hire an outside lawyer has been under consideration for weeks, and Pence chose to go forward with it earlier this week.
Cullen previously served as Virginia attorney general and US attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia.
Cullen also served as special counsel to U.S. Senator Paul Trible (R-VA) during the Iran-Contra investigation and was on the staff of Rep. M. Caldwell Butler (R-VA) during the Watergate investigation. Many expect Trump to roll back several policies and actions from former President Barack Obama done in an effort to help thaw relations between the two nations.
The Washington Post was first to report the news. He launched into a new Twitter tirade against it Thursday morning, calling it "phony" and the "single greatest with hunt in American political history".
Pence chaired the president's transition after the election - a period during which Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn had repeated contact with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak.
Scrutiny of the president's actions has intensified since he fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey last month.
Nicholas Castellanos hit an RBI double to drive in Jose Iglesias , who'd reached on an infield single with one out. Red Sox: 2B Dustin Pedroia returned to the lineup after a stint on the 10-day DL with a sprained left wrist.
We will buy and create more demand for electric cars and trucks. "The world can not wait - and neither will we". That means the United States can not complete withdrawal from the Paris Agreement before November 05, 2020.
Meanwhile, speaking at her house in Bologna, Italy, Zaghba's mother told the BBC she believed her son was radicalised in the UK. The Metropolitan Police says the body was found on Tuesday downstream near Limehouse from the bridge.
While SpaceX's Dragon capsule makes history in the sky, the pad from where it launches is also celebrating a little history. Shireman explained that NASA has a fixed price contract with SpaceX for these launches so it does not quite work like that.
Gasoline stockpiles booked a drop of 2.9 million barrels last week, compared with a fall of 800,000 barrels in the previous week. In fact, Saudi Arabia's oil minister said that he sees global supply reaching the five-year average by the end of the year.
Experts have consistently warned, however, that North Korea is slowly but surely working toward developing an ICBM . The trial was the first meant to replicate the flight profile of an ICBM that could be deployed by North Korea .
Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Bahrain announced on Sunday that it had created hotlines to help mixed families with Qatari members. The Kuwaiti foreign minister said in the statement that his country is "determined to find a solution to the current dilemma".
Two of the students in the choir had been at Grande's concert on the night of the attack, which saw 22 people killed and dozens injured.
Days Gone Trailer and Release Date
On Monday night we got yet another, longer look at what we can expect when this Sony exclusive finally does launch. Zombies are a dime a dozen but SIE Blend Studios is looking to do something a little different with Days Gone .
'Wonder Woman' buries 'The Mummy' at box office
With China still yet to open, it may still have an okay shot at avoiding red ink for Fox but it is not a hit by any measure. Another prediction exceeded was that of The Mummy , which did even worse in Wonder Woman's wake than originally expected.
London Bridge attack arrest total rises with 2 more in custody
Instead, that evening, police say Butt rented a Renault van. "There is a possibility that they could have come back", Haydon said. Butt was also arrested for fraud last October but was about to be told by prosecutors he would face no further action.
Penguins Halfway Home To The Stanley Cup
The game started well for the visitors when a strong individual effort by Aberg gave Nashville a 1-0 lead at 12:57 of the first. While the Predators lost Game 1 , many fans remained optimistic about Nashville's hopes of winning its first Stanley Cup .
Apple CEO to MIT grads: Tech without values is worthless
In his address Friday, he highlighted his company's products and core values as examples of technology that puts people first. Prior to joining Apple , he was a vice president at Compaq, a now-defunct computer services company.
Cavs not looking to slow down pace of Finals with Warriors
The Warriors, who won 113-91 and 132-113 at home over the Cavaliers, swept Portland, Utah and San Antonio to reach the finals. Both Durant and Thompson said they noticed the mental effect their lightning-quick scoring bursts have on opponents.
Project Cars 2 release date announced
The names, designs, and logos of all products are the property of their respective owners and used with permission. This seems to indicate a more free path for building up your career, starting from karts and working your way up.
Bombing in western Afghanistan kills 7
He said that up to 11,000 foreign militants had allegedly arrived in Afghanistan in the last two years to fight for Daesh. The conference is being attended by the representatives of at least 27 countries worldwide.
Pat Riley says Magic Johnson is the greatest player ever
But Green contends it doesn't make any sense to compare teams or players from different eras because the game has changed so much. Well, word of Johnson's bold claim made its way to Warriors forward Draymond Green , who offered a flawless response.
Brownsville library plans summer reading program
To pick up a registration card and program schedule, stop by the Youth Services desk starting on June 12. Registration for the summer programs began this week and will be available until Sat., July 1.