After reviewing highly classified information last week, Republican Representative Trey Gowdy , chairman of the House Government Oversight Committee, dismissed the assertion that U.S. Ryan said it has been "frustrating" that the Justice Department hasn't provided the documents sooner. "We have some more digging to do". On Wednesday, Burr appeared ready to move on, saying the briefing he attended "sufficiently covered everything to do with this right now".
But a majority of the judges also found that the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission had no legal standing to bring its challenge against the laws as they dismissed it on a technicality. She added: "It is a matter of fundamental human rights on which, hard though it is, the courts are as well qualified to judge as is the legislature".
Some media reports suggest that Sadler was pushed out of her position because she had accused White House Strategic Communications Director Mercedes Schlapp of being the one who leaked her comments to the media. Ms McCain suggested on the TV programme The View that the White House aide should lose her job. Schlapp, who was in the room when Sadler made her comment , denied being the source of the leak.
He emphasized that his meeting with Mr. Trump would be important as an opportunity to discuss arms control and preventing a new arms race. The Austrian chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, said diplomatic progress in eastern Ukraine , following by a "gradual easing of sanctions", imposed in the wake of Russian Federation annexation of Crimea in 2014, was "the scenario that we are wishing for".
Giuliani said . Mr. Trump appeared to back immediate CVID until last week, when he tamped down expectations for the summit and endorsed a more gradual process. So we've heard a lot already about how Rudy Giuliani's comments might throw the summit between President Trump and Kim Jon Un into question, do you think that's possible or just exaggeration? "North Korea will get a great number of deliverables if they move forward with comprehensive, verifiable , irreversible ...
Almost 200 people are missing and at least 75 have been killed since Guatemala's Fuego volcano began erupting over the weekend, officials said Tuesday. There are fears many more could be buried beneath volcanic ash and debris. Rescuers, police and journalists hurried to leave the area as a siren wailed and loudspeakers blared, "Evacuate".
As the interview went on, Clinton grew increasingly frustrated by the course of discussion, ending the conversation with a straightforward presentation of facts: "This was litigated 20 years ago". Earlier this year, Lewinsky also spoke out about the affair and how she now views it differently amid #MeToo . The #metoo movement, he conceded, was long overdue.
US Defense Secretary James Mattis has accused China of "intimidation and coercion" in the South China Sea, taking a tough stance on Beijing at a security summit in Singapore. China's Defense Ministry on Thursday said it still hoped for a "sound a healthy" relationship with the US military. In a meeting with former President Barack Obama during a visit to the U.S.
The US president also attacked Special Counsel Robert Mueller , who is heading the investigation into alleged Russian meddling, questioning the constitutional basis of his inquiry. "He probably does ", Giuliani said, when asked on ABC's "This Week" if Trump has the ability to pardon himself. The American president claimed last week, without evidence, that the special counsel investigation would seek to interfere in this year's midterm elections.
A thick layer of still smoldering ash and volcanic rock blanketed the tiny hamlet of San Miguel Los Lotes, with only the roofs of some homes sticking out. The searing hot volcanic material that covered communities near the volcano left numerous bodies unrecognisable so DNA testing or other methods will be necessary for identification.
An ever-creeping wall of lava from Kilauea Volcano has engulfed two entire seaside housing tracts at the eastern tip of Hawaii's Big Island, government scientists reported on Wednesday, an area where civil defense officials said almost 280 homes once stood.
USA officials learned of the letter's substance through diplomatic channels in the absence of reading the letter itself, the person said. Mr Trump said his June 12 meeting will be "a beginning". Trump said there were "hundreds of new sanctions ready to go on" but they won't be imposed "until such time as the talks break down". Trump talked to reporters after escorting Kim out of the Oval Office and posing for photos, along with Pompeo, before Kim's departure.
In documents filed this evening, Mueller's office has asked for a hearing to revoke Manafort's release. The Russia special counsel has submitted a filing claiming that Manafort tried to contact multiple witness to influence their testimony.
The U.S. Supreme court dodged a major ruling on the question of whether business owners can refuse services to gay individuals based on their religious objections. Chief Justice John Roberts joined on the decision. President Trump's administration had backed Phillips, who was represented in court by conservative Christian nonprofit Alliance Defending Freedom.
G7 governments were also digesting Trump's threats to impose tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars in USA auto imports on purported national security grounds. administration are escalating in intensity amidst the new trade war launched by President Donald Trump . Trump "is responding to several decades of trade abuses here" and will continue to defend US interests, Kudlow said .
Iran is to inform the United Nations nuclear watchdog in Vienna today that it plans to start the process to increase the country's uranium enrichment capacity. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned German Chancellor Angela Merkel Monday that Iranian meddling in the Middle East could touch off massive new refugee flows to Europe, as they clashed about the future of the nuclear deal with Tehran.
On Monday, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned the Europeans that "Iran will never tolerate both suffering from sanctions and nuclear restrictions" and called for preparations to speed up uranium enrichment. The nuclear chief noted that Iran has stayed committed to the accord, but is ready for all scenarios if it fails. Israel has proposed that "a military coalition" be formed against Iran in case Tehran pursues "military-grade" uranium enrichment, suggesting that the ...
Rudy Giuliani, the former New York City mayor who became Trump's lead lawyer in April, said the two sides would go to court if U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller attempts to subpoena Trump. "The President's actions... could neither constitutionally nor legally constitute obstruction because that would amount to him obstructing himself", the lawyers argued.
That event is typically hosted by the President and First Lady, although the White House has not yet confirmed she would attend. Is she just enjoying some time off because she was never that into being first lady to begin with ? In a tweet storm on Friday, Black wrote: "I've been obsessing a bit over Melania's disappearance - and that's what it is".
In the latest filing, Mueller's team says Manafort obstructed justice and attempted to "suborn perjury" by contacting the witnesses. If only there had been same way for the Trump campaign to know that Manafort, a resident of Trump Tower-who'd made his fortune as a political consultant to dictators and had largely been absent from Republican politics for two decades-was involved in some shady business.