GOP senators urge criminal probe of Trump dossier author
Jan 06, 2018, 02:05
The FBI has reopened its absurd investigation of the Clinton Foundation.
In an op-ed for the Washington Examiner Thursday, House Freedom Caucus leaders Mark Meadows and Jim Jordan called for Sessions's resignation on the grounds that he failed to prevent federal law-enforcement agents from leaking to the press.
Grassley's and Graham's letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Federal Bureau of Investigation director Christopher Wray was attached to a classified memorandum that the senators said addressed apparent communications between Steele and "multiple USA news outlets" regarding the dossier.
The American legal system is really getting a workout these days, now that we have a president who sees courts and the Justice Department primarily as tools to take revenge on his enemies. He is accusing Rosenstein of overstepping the scope of his authority by appointing special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate not just "links and/or coordination between the Russian government and individuals associated with" the campaign, but "any matters that arose or may arise directly from" the investigation.
Donald Trump has threatened to sue a publisher over a book he doesn't like. The meeting is a pivotal part of Mueller's Russian Federation probe.
The unsubstantiated dossier was put together during the election campaign and was partially funded by Hillary Clinton's campaign and the Democrats. Prior to this revelation, many had believed that it was the Trump-Russia dossier, compiled by former British spy Christopher Steele, that had prompted the investigation.
The Intelligence Committee has attempted to slap contempt citations on the department and the FBI for its investigation into claims of Russian collusion in the dossier.
The president did not mention in the comment which segment or guest on the show elicited the response, but the comments came following an interview involving former Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz, now a network correspondent, and his comments concerning FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who is reportedly planning to retire this spring.
The request against former British spy Christopher Steele is believed to be the first known criminal referral by lawmakers in the investigation into Russia's possible meddling in the 2016 United States election. Some legal experts have claimed that the move is in part motivated by politics. The FBI also meant to pay Steele to continue the research he had done for Fusion GPS until the dossier was revealed to the public by BuzzFeed News in January 2017.
There are now three ongoing congressional investigations into allegations of Russian interference in the election and complicity by Donald Trump's campaign team.
The MAB for semi-urban areas has been unchanged at Rs 2,000, but penalties for non-maintenance have been slashed for this group. Accordingly, charges for semi-urban and rural centres were in the range of Rs20-40 and for urban and metro centres Rs30-50.
Temperatures could rise Saturday night , heading up to 30 on Sunday , with a 50-50 chance of snow, the Weather Service said. NWS is warning that the mixture of snow, sleet and freezing rain could cause hazardous travel on Sunday .
The trial in the case was completed on 13 December in the special CBI court and 10 days later, he was convicted on 23 December. ANI reported that the quantum of sentence was not announced today due to the death of advocate Vindeshwari Prasad.
Monster Hunter World owners on either platform will be able to meet him via a free post-launch DLC, due later this spring. Last but not least the developer revealed some of their post-launch plans for the latest Monster Hunter iteration.
Apple's acquisition of the startup could lead to vastly improved workflows for developers making apps for iOS devices. Previous year also saw Apple unveil a redesigned App Store with the release of iOS 11 in September.
The January 12 premiere will mark the former president's first appearance on a television talk show since leaving office. Barack Obama was recently seen in a sit-down interview with Prince Harry for BBC.
The lawsuit asks Moore to publicly apologize. "I believe they're politically motivated , to stop a successful campaign". Just after the allegations emerged, Moore told Fox News host Sean Hannity that he had never met Corfman.
Earlier this week, the White House said Islamabad would have to do more to combat terrorism to receive USA aid. The Special Watch List is for countries that engage in or tolerate severe violations of religious freedom.
UIDAI released a statement saying that the case "appears to be an instance of misuse" of grievance redressal search facility. The Tribune said: "UIDAI has admitted that a facility on their website has been "misused".
Responding to the situation, the attendants offered the woman a different seat and kept her in the back of the plane. A representative for Spirit Airlines has stated that the company is cooperating with authorities.
LAX Flights Cancelled, Delayed Due To East Coast Snowstorm
The winter storm that has pounded the East Coast of the country has been a winter wonderland for some but a nightmare for others. Many airlines are waiving cancellation fees so their customers aren't left stranded and surprised on the airport.