But the statement - vague enough to allow each side to claim victory - did not fully settle the critical issue: whether the Justice Department would ultimately be forced to turn over the documents subpoenaed by House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes on the Federal Bureau of Investigation source. Trump's only rational goal is casting doubt on the probe by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, which appears to be closing in.
Trump's power play is a gross misuse of his presidential authority and a unsafe departure from long-standing norms. Strongmen such as Russia's Vladimir Putin use their justice systems to punish enemies and deflect attention from their own crimes. The Republican leadership in Congress has been silent as a mouse.
Moreindictments are expected, but Mueller and his team have remained absolutely silent about the direction of the investigation and what evidence they have, especially with regard to Trump.
On Fox Business News' "Mornings With Maria", Bedford called out Halper for spying on the Trump campaign, mentioning Halper was not just an informant; he was someone "searching for questions" and even invited Page to his Virginia farm. She said the officials will "review highly classified and other information they have requested", but did not provide additional detail. The subject of the probe - Trump - wants to see it, too. He was asked to contact several campaign figures whose names had already surfaced in the FBI's counterintelligence probe. The president has previously accused the Obama administration of orchestrating a surveillance campaign against him in the run-up to the 2016 election.
President Donald Trump attacked the investigation of possible collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation as a "political hit job" on Monday, alleging the Central Intelligence Agency and FBI were out of control in probing his team. This conspiracy theory has so many holes in it that it's hard to know where to begin. In September of that year, he reached out to George Papadopoulos, an unpaid foreign policy adviser for the campaign, inviting him to London to work on a research paper.
The China trade war that Trump said would be "good and easy to win" has been put off. And it is also true that Justice Department policy is that a sitting president can not be indicted. It was the year of Jim Comey - a director who took unprecedented liberties in the Hillary Clinton investigation.
Cuba plane crash: 20 evangelical pastors among the 110 dead
Cuba's national carrier, Cubana de Aviacion, was also renting the plane and crew in a similar arrangement known as a "wet lease". A year ago a Cuban military plane crashed into a hillside in the western province of Artemisa, killing eight soldiers.
Today's Dish: 2018 Billboard Music Awards
LOS ANGELES-Janet Jackson made her stance on the #MeToo movement clear as she won the Icon prize at the Billboard awards. She is one of the most successful artists of all time in the United States , with 27 top 10 singles and 10 number ones.
Misleading Nuclear News From North Korea
Their contention is that America can knock out North Korea's nuclear program with some "shock and awe"-style bolt from the blue". Security Council responded to North Korea's missile tests by slapping a $400 million annual cap on North Korean coal exports.
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley last week sent Rosenstein a letter demanding an unredacted memo from last August outlining the scope and reasons for Mueller's investigation.
In a statement after the meeting, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the Justice Department had asked its inspector general to look into "any irregularities. concerning the Trump Campaign" and agreed to a meeting with congressional leaders to "review highly classified and other information they have requested".
U.S. President Donald Trump attends a dinner with governors on border security and safe communities at the Blue room of the White House in Washington, U.S., May 21, 2018. I fear he is wrong. A Washington Post story Friday, which did not name Halper, said the informant aided the Russian Federation investigation both before and after Mueller's appointment in May 2017.
None of this is normal or acceptable.
The remarkable thing is that, usually, when the Justice Department is trying to protect the prerogatives of the executive branch, it has the support of the president. This is a crisis, and it will get worse.
Hawaii tourism officials have stressed that most of the Big Island remains unaffected by the eruption and is open for business. Sections of road in the vicinity of the lava flows and the local MacKenzie State Park have now been closed as a precaution .
There were four of us girls working on it and we earned 49 and a half hours overtime doing that!" she reflected of the wedding. Harry and Meghan's flowers carried special significance even before they were donated after this week's nuptials.
In the past, he has turned down the Democratic nomination while accepting the Vermont Democratic Party's formal endorsement. Currently, Sanders is seeking a third term as senator and is expected to face no serious opposition in his home state.
Via surveillance footage, Seet said she saw Batali assaulting an unconscious woman at the restaurant, and intervened to stop it. In her report, the woman claims she was drinking at Batali's restaurant Babbo when she went upstairs to use the bathroom.
We were able to achieve some incredible things in an industry that was, and still is, ripe for innovation. The success of the campaign was a resounding "YES" that has had a ripple in the audio industry.
Warriors forward Andre Iguodala is listed as doubtful for Game 4 of the Western Conference finals Tuesday night against Houston. He was 7 for 7 in the third quarter, torching defenders with an array of moves and long-distance shots.
Interview had gone through several overhauls since its birth, with the most drastic shift happening after Warhol's death in 1987. Meanwhile, allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct have been leveled against former creative director Karl Templer.
Ten crosses now sit in front of Santa Fe High School representing each of the 10 victims that died during Friday's mass shooting. Signs reading "Santa Fe Strong" could be seen outside many local churches and businesses over the weekend.
Caleb's second round was his encore performance of his best song of the season, "Don't Close Your Eyes" by Keith Whitley . They love you!" Pointing to the judges he added: "And they love you. "Girl, you've changed for the better", Perry said.
Last year, a Cuban military plane crashed into a hillside in the western province of Artemisa, killing eight troops on board. Flight 972 was operated by Cuba's state-run airline, Cubana de Aviacion, on a charter plane hired from Global Air.
Trump Claims New Accord with China on Trade Negotiations
The trade news boosted the US dollar to a five-month high as investors further pared back short positions on the greenback. Australian shares are expected to drift lower, even though Wall Street was boosted by subsiding US-China trade tensions.
Lamoriello move from Leafs to Islanders 'done deal'
The 75-year-old Lamoriello led the New Jersey Devils to three Stanley Cup championships during his 18 years as general manager. His son, Chris Lamoriello, has been with the Islanders the past two seasons, serving as assistant general manager this season.
Janet Jackson Bags Billboard Icon Award
BTS' highly anticipated Love Yourself : Tear the second part of its Love Yourself series, is the group's third full-length album. BTS also performed "DNA" at the American Music Awards in November a year ago , marking its first USA awards show performance.
Tom Brady reportedly will not attend Monday's OTA session
And the reported rift between Brady and Patriots management/coaches could be the cause, or could be the result, of this decision. On that note , let's take a look at the biggest storylines surrounding the Patriots entering Phase 3 of their offseason program.
Royal Wedding: Priyanka Chopra seen donning plaid suit
Priyanka shared another post with no make-up picture on Instagram , and captioned it as: "Welcomed by the United Kingdom sun". In her Instagram post, PeeCee wrote, "Pre Wedding SHEnanigans! You my friend ... were the epitome of grace, love and beauty".