Head of Trump-Russia probe under fire, won't step down
He said that "as with any counterintelligence investigation, this will also include an assessment of whether any crimes were committed".
CBS News obtained a letter from the Justice Department to the attorney representing Yates. Some Democrats also questioned whether Nunes disclosed classified information to the press.
Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law, has agreed to be interviewed by a Senate Intelligence Committee panel as part of its investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Many are calling for him to step down from his position on the committee under speculation he's working with Trump.
"I'm told she had some very interesting things to tell the committee, to tell the public, about when she told the White House counsel that Mike Flynn had in fact been lying to the vice president", former CIA Chief of Staff Jeremy Bash said on MSNBC. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the correspondence.
In a press briefing Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer vigorously refuted a Washington Post story suggesting the administration had reason to want Yates not to testify, and that Nunes canceled the hearing to shield the White House from having to invoke executive privilege to keep her from doing so.
"I hope she testifies".
He said the meeting made it look like he is too close to the Trump administration to be objective.
"It moves forward just like it was before", Nunes told reporters. He declined to say what specific information the White House had uncovered, and couldn't say whether Trump himself had been briefed on the materials.
In an interview last August, former national security adviser Michael Flynn acknowledged being paid by Russia's government-backed television network.
The following day, Scott Schools, a senior Justice Department lawyer, replied in a letter to O'Neil, saying the Yates conversations with the White House "are likely covered by the presidential communications privilege and possibly the deliberative process privilege".
"This one is one of the biggest investigations the Hill has seen in my time here", Chairman Richard Burr, a North Carolina Republican, said at a news conference with committee vice-chairman Mark Warner. Trump quickly seized on the statements as at least partial vindication for his assertion that President Barack Obama tapped his phones at Trump Tower - though Nunes, Schiff and FBI Director James Comey have said there is no such evidence.
Further demonstrating the irreparable breakdown of the HPSCI's ability to conduct a nonpartisan investigation, Rep. Adam Schiff, the panel's top Democrat, issued a stunning statement on Monday in which he called for Nunes to recuse himself-both from the investigation into Russian Federation and any "oversight of matters pertaining to any incidental collection of the Trump transition", of which Nunes served as an executive committee member.
"I believe that the Chairman should recuse himself from any further involvement in the Russian Federation investigation, as well as any involvement in oversight of matters pertaining to any incidental collection of the Trump transition, as he was also a key member of the transition team", Schiff said.
According to a patrol report cited by the AP, Harvey was in his cell when an unidentified person attacked him Tuesday afternoon. A serial killer known as the "Angel of Death" after he admitted killing three dozen hospital patients in Ohi.
Mr Grubbs, who was based in Dallas, was a Boeing 737 pilot who joined American in 2010 from Envoy, Parker said. An American Airlines co-pilot died after having a medical episode just before landing in Albuquerque.
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court stripped lawmakers of their legislative immunity, clearing the way for them to face prosecution. Sabatini said the timing was no coincidence. "Screw you, we're still going to do whatever we want'".
For example, once the company landed on a faceless head, it wanted to make sure that the figure didn't seem gender-specific. It also comes in a darker shade accompanying a a figure with a thicker head and body for those who are visually impaired.
Significant increases in manatee population numbers and noted improvements to the animals' habitats convinced the U.S. The final decision to reclassify manatees is a "milestone" for the species, the federal government reported Thursday.
For voice communications, first responders use more than 10,000 networks, which often don't work well with each other. The FirstNet name applies both to the network and to the independent authority within the U.S.
The United States has the world's largest resettlement program, and has pledged to make 64,000 places available for Syrians. In recent days, SDF forces have captured half of the 4-kilometre-long dam on the Euphrates River from Islamic State.
They're outrebounding NCAA Tournament opponents by nearly seven boards a game. "We are facing a team that's really good inside". The Ducks have the weapons offensively to play faster, but they seem to enjoy flustering their opponents more.
With today being the last update to the now 3-year old Destiny you would think that you would have to wonder what's next. That said, one thing about Destiny 2 won't be changing - PlayStation 4 owners will still get all the best goodies.
The Galaxy Note 7's iris scanner allows you to open the phone with your eyes and the new phones will offer this tech as well. Other features include Samsung Pay, and high-performance earphones tuned by AKG by Harman comes with the device in the box.
White House Officials Helped Give Nunes Intelligence Reports
The officials spoke on the condition of anonymity to describe the intelligence and to avoid angering Cohen-Watnick and Ellis. Seats are allocated by the White House Correspondents Association, but any credentialed member of the media can attend.
Future of Gibraltar to be set by UK-Spain talks
Picardo also said the draft would not change anything regarding "our continued, exclusive British Sovereignty". Gibraltar is mostly self-governing, but it's still technically a British territory.
Vague trade plan after Trump's tough talk
Spicer added that Trump's nominee for USA trade representative, Robert Lighthizer, hasn't yet been confirmed by the Senate. The eight-page letter outlines a number of categories where the US will seek changes to NAFTA.
Turkey Calls End to Its Military Incursion in Syria
Erdogan has been incensed by Washington's readiness to work with the Kurdish YPG militia in the fight against Islamic State. Tillerson says he and Turkish leaders are exploring "a number of options and alternatives" for liberating Raqqa.
S. Korea's Park to attend court session on possible arrest
She can be detained for up to 20 days before prosecutors file formal charges, meaning she may be in jail while her case is heard. Park has apologized for putting trust in her friend, Choi (pronounced CHWEY) Soon-sil, but has denied any legal wrongdoing.
Environmental groups vowing to fight Trump climate actions
To put the miners "back to work", the President announced, he was lifting the moratorium on coal leases on federal lands. The plan was Obama's primary tool to meet the country's emissions reductions goals under the 2015 Paris climate accord.
Stunning images of Jupiter from NASA Juno mission
Following its 20 months in orbit, Juno will crash land on the planet whilst also offering a never before look at its atmosphere. Someone even merged all the images from the fifth flyby into a 3D animation, which shows the trip from Juno's viewpoint.