He continued: "I'm the one who decides what we take to the floor", he said.
Despite the move, McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan, the two top Republicans in Congress, have both expressed scepticism over whether such protective measures are necessary.
"The Senate Intelligence Committee is engaged in an investigation about potential Russian collusion in the election", he said.
Republicans who have talked to the White House nearly uniformly have held the line that Trump will not fire Mueller or Rosenstein - including Tillis and Graham, who say they are pushing the legislation because it would be good policy under any president.
"There's no indication that Mueller's going to be fired", McConnell said on "Your World with Neil Cavuto" on Tuesday.
The bills were originally inspired by hints last summer that President Donald Trump might dismiss Attorney General Jeff Sessions and replace him with someone who might force Mueller to end his probe of alleged ties between Trump's inner circle and Russian officials. "And we will not be having this on the floor of the senate".
Islandwide blackout hits Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico is still recovering from Hurricane Maria in September. "Everybody is pissed off", said Dr. Officials say it could take 24 to 36 hours to fully restore power.
Kovind Arrives On Two-Day Visit To J&K
Later Governor N.N Vohra, hosted a Banquet at the Raj Bhavan for Ram Nath Kovind, President of India and First Lady, Smt. A civic reception will also be held at Amar Mahal Lawns in Jammu city to honour the President on Wednesday evening.
But with McConnell flexing his powers to block the bill from receiving a full vote on the floor of the Senate, those efforts are all but dead.
He continued: "I'm focused on making sure we get to a mark-up on the Judiciary Committee next Thursday and that we're in a place for it to get passed the Judiciary Committee".
Trump has called the measure a "ridiculous situation" and said he only signed it into law to bolster defense spending.
"While I'm glad the majority leader believes the president would be wrong to fire Special Counsel Mueller, it's a mistake not to pass legislation to protect the investigation", Schumer said in a statement.
In May 2017, shortly after Mueller's appointment and following then-FBI director James Comey's firing. Hours after the raid - which happened as a result of a criminal referral from Mueller - Trump responded by calling it "an attack on our country, in a true sense", and admitted he was considering firing Mueller. For months, Grassley had refused to weigh in on legislation to protect a special counsel from being fired without cause, insisting that the committee would consider only one such bill, if it took up any at all.
It is unknown if she will participate in the training as Starbucks keeps mum on claims that she already left the company. The ensuing scene was recorded in a video that has been viewed more than 10 million times on Twitter.
Aluminum prices extended last week's run up Monday, continuing to get a boost from recent us sanctions on Russian entities. Alumina is being particularly affected because Rusal is a key producer, with plants in places such as Ireland and Jamaica.
Even though the show had some real life elements to it, it was still amusing and one of the most unique shows you will ever see. Chavo Guerrero Jr was involved in the filming of the first season and he expressed his happiness in regards to the new season.
Perenara joined the debate less than 24 hours after Chiefs halfback Brad Weber slammed Folau's comments as disgusting. Folau, who is deeply religious, has since further explained his views on Australian website, Players Voice .
He said he hoped that people would see "I'm not trying to help a candidate or hurt a candidate; I'm trying to do the right thing". Perhaps if he had not reacted so strongly to Comey and his book he would have earned brownie points against the Ex- CIA director.
Other camera features expected for Moto G6 include selective focus, Cutout, real-time animated face filters, and more. Apart from that, Motorola will also be launching the Moto G6 Play which will be a lower-end version of the Moto G6.
On the other hand, the Browns haven't qualified for the playoffs since 2002 and in recent years have struggled mightily. "Any team that wants to draft me and bless me with the opportunity to play for their franchise is a blessing".
While in high school, she was known by her maiden name, Davila, the Times of San Diego reported , and graduated in 2001. Snyder qualified for the Boston Marathon at the Fargo Marathon this past fall after trying to qualify for three years.
Dashcam video from a police cruiser shows the shocking moments a house exploded after a auto crashed into a gas line. When an HPD officer identified as Travis Hiser steps out of his vehicle, the home explodes in a matter of seconds.
In a unusual turn of events, WWE reinserted Rusev into the casket match against the Undertaker at Greatest Royal Rumble . WWE.com broke the news last night, writing that Lana personally requested for her husband to be reinserted into the bout.
TV presenter Dale Winton has died at the age of 62
Winton previously spoke of his love for Supermarket Sweep , saying he keeps a collection of mementos from his time on the show. She added: "While we know many will share this bad loss, we ask that you respect the family's privacy at this time of grief".
Cambridge Analytica Planned to Issue Digital Currency and ICO
Over the weekend, Mr Zuckerberg took out full-page advertisements in several United Kingdom and US Sunday newspapers to apologise. Unlike Facebook and Google, Apple says it scrambles this information and looks at patterns of usage, not at who it's coming from.
Rob Gronkowski buys a stake in namesake Kentucky Derby horse
Phoenix Thoroughbreds, a global horse racing investment fund, purchased the horse for over $400,000 in England a year ago . He told the Wall Street Journal that he's "never dealt with horses" and that "hopefully I can get a ride on the horse".
Revisited with a Twist: an Arab Belts Religious Jew in Berlin
Two Jewish organizations posted the video, which showed a young man attacking Armoush while yelling "Yahudi!" or "Jew" in Arabic. Benjamin Fischer, spokesman for the European Jewish Congress, described a "new intensity of anti-Semitic incidents" in Germany.