It is still unclear if the two knew each other. A little after 12:30pm, school officials tweeted that the school was on an "intruder lock-down" and ordered students on campus to seek shelter. " All students, staff, visitors outside the campus must leave the perimeter ". Officers with their weapons drawn cautiously moved toward campus buildings.
Asked why he publicly announced an investigation into Clintons emails days before the election, Comey said, " concealing in my view would be catastrophic". FBI investigators reviewing former Rep. Anthony Weiner's computer in an unrelated case discovered he had thousands of emails from Hillary Clinton's Verizon Blackberry account - which they believed were the missing Clinton emails, Comey told the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein plan to interview four candidates on Saturday for a nominee that Trump will send to the Senate. She declined to comment. First, that James Comey, the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, went to Rod Rosenstein, the sainted figure according to people in the Trump administration, whose wisdom and knowledge came down from Mount Sinai and could not be ignored.
With chants of "We are here to stay!" immigrants and labor leaders are marking International Workers' Day with marches and rallies in the Boston area. A police auto was destroyed and numerous windows and properties damaged, fires ignited and police attacked. In France, however, a May Day march in Paris turned violent as police clashed with a small group of protesters who threw Molotov cocktails at officers.
State Police spokesman Bill Sadler said early Thursday afternoon that the suspect was inside a rural Arkansas and that negotiators were trying to reach the person. The women were found dead outside a rural home nearby, Arkansas State Police said. "He was on three different psychotic drugs". His bond hearing is set for Monday where he faces three charges of capital murder.
A nomination could be announced by Friday - the day he departs for Saudi Arabia on his first foreign trip. His comments came ahead of an address to students at Liberty University, an evangelical institution that was created to both inspire the youth audience and help lift the darkened mood that hangs over his administration.
Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe on Capitol Hill in Washington , Thursday, May 11, 2017, while testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on worldwide threats. In a statement, association president Thomas F. O'Connor said Rogers's background "sets him apart". Trump addressed questions over the timing in his interview with Pirro, arguing that there was "no right time " to fire Comey .
Trump said , "Even that is possible". "I've not asked him - generally I don't go through the list of government employees and ask him, so I have not asked him specifically about that". Three other were expected to be interview on Saturday afternoon. "I think the process is going to go quickly", Trump said. "I happen to have some lawyers that were unrelated lawyers and they were saying 'wow, [Clinton's] guilty here, guilty, guilty, guilty.' Then [Comey] gets to the end and he said she's free ...
A statement from North Korea's official media announced the accusation and added that their government will "ferret out and mercilessly destroy " US and South Korean "terrorists" who purportedly targeted Kim. Ri Byong Ho, the North Korea head of intelligence, said the suspect was a "very important person" and that "there have already been more than 80 planned terrorist attacks" that have been foiled.
WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump had already made up his mind to fire FBI Director James Comey long before Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein wrote up a memo to justify the decision, the president said in an interview with NBC News on Thursday.
A little more than three hours before Trump fired Comey, Spicer could not say whether his boss still had "full confidence" in Comey. Some have then wondered aloud if the president is instead trying to punish Comey for investigating ties between his campaign and Russian Federation.
Nonetheless, State Senator Bob Hall (who wrote the bill in question) defends that the legislation is simply meant to keep student athletes safe. CNN reached out to Hall on Wednesday but has not heard back from him. The House voted 71-70 against a measure that would have required the state attorney general to investigate law enforcement agencies that failed to report officer-related deaths or injuries.
Tierney would not confirm whether the search is related to the April 2016 massacre of eight members of the Rhoden family in rural Pike County. Authorities also searched Unlimited Motors on OH 41 just north of Conley Road in Peebles, the Enquirer reported.
May 10, about 11 am: During a photo op with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, Trump is asked why he fired Comey. TRUMP: Oh, I was going to fire regardless of recommendation. Bipartisan members of Congress made it clear that they had lost confidence in Director Comey. "Don't you see how that's a conflict of interest?", ABC's Jonathan Karl said to Sanders.
His mother says bullying led to her son's suicide. She said she has seen a lot of bullying at the school and doesn't think it will get any better. The district's statement Friday followed release of the video showing Gabriel Taye being bullied and falling to the floor unconscious.
Trump told NBC News' Lester Holt that Comey wanted to make a pitch to keep his job. Jim Pledger, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation supervisor of the Washington Metro field office, wondered whether the alleged conversations didn't happen in quite the way Trump described.
He added that the dinner was arranged at Comey's request, whom he said wanted to discuss keeping his job. But Mr. Trump pressed him on whether it would be "honest loyalty." "Even that is possible", Trump said, speaking on Air Force One before departing for Lynchburg, Virginia, where he delivered a commencement address.
The White House's immediate reaction to Yates' meeting with its counsel was to wonder why this political operative was approaching them about Flynn, Spicer said the day after Yates testified before a Senate committee that she had gone to the White House to deliver a strongly worded warning about Flynn's vulnerability.
And while Trump praised chief of staff Reince Priebus after the House passed a health care bill last week, associates say the president has continued to raise occasional questions about Priebus' leadership in the West Wing. On NBC's "Today", Sanders said she would defer to the president himself for any additional details. In a bipartisan move that highlighted the mounting concern on Capitol Hill, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles E.
The family also wants the officer to be charged with a crime. There was no reason for the officer to use deadly force in this situation, Merritt said Sunday, adding that Edwards and the other teens in the vehicle were attempting to leave the party upon hearing gunfire.
Often there is a web gem in a no hitter that serves as the decisive play in the outcome, and that play by Josh Smith looked to be like that play. Reliever Hunter Newman earned his eighth save of the year for LSU, giving up just one hit and striking out one in the ninth inning.
The multi-agency report on Russian hacking and other elements of their campaign influence operation was the result of a review President Obama requested of the intelligence community in early December. Fisher faced resistance from Democrats during her confirmation for the Justice job over her alleged participation in discussions about detention policies at the Guantanamo Bay facility in Cuba.
Mr. Trump's initial letter gave the impression that he was acting on a recommendation from the Justice Department and that Mr. Comey was sacked for mishandling the investigation of Hillary Clinton's emails. In a more troubling - and, in our view, more plausible - version provided by Mr. Comey's associates , the president initiated the dinner and used the occasion to demand the Federal Bureau of Investigation director's "loyalty".
Comey declined to make that pledge". President Trump took to Twitter today to warn former FBI Director James Comey that he "better hope" there are no " tapes " of their conversations "before he starts leaking to the press". And he said he feared the world would no longer take Trump at his word. Trump also reiterated that he has absolutely no ties to Russian Federation, and his proof was incontrovertible: "I have a certified letter!" he declared.
Trump didn't mention the fallout over Comey's firing in his remarks to graduates of Liberty University, a Christian school whose leader was one of Trump's earliest and most outspoken supporters during the campaign. In his first commencement speech as president, Donald Trump encouraged graduating seniors at Liberty University to draw lessons from his example as a political outsider, telling them to embrace being criticized at the end of a week during which he very much was.
The measure would also water down the subsidies that help consumers afford health insurance. Although the current bill was approved before the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office could review the measure, Gillibrand cited a study the office issued in March that indicated 24 million Americans would lose their health coverage over the next decade under an earlier version of the bill that was never voted on.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Friday afternoon would not expand on or answer questions whether recording devices exist in the White House or whether Trump recorded conversations with Comey. Comey has not publicly discussed any conversations he has had with Trump. The decision to fire Comey amid an ongoing FBI investigation into ties between the Russian government and members of Trump's 2016 campaign has raised concerns that Trump was trying to undermine a probe that could ...
And a 25-day shutdown, beginning August 4 and lasting until August 28, will also have "significant impacts to service" that will require a "schedule change", according to the document. Amtrak, the nation's intercity passenger railroad, has said more than 400,000 people pass through the station each weekday. But the recent problems prompted Amtrak to speed up that timetable.
Shortly before 11 a.m., a teacher reported to our administration that there was a noose hanging in front of a window that looks out on our courtyard. A school custodian immediately removed the noose after police were contacted. Crofton Middle's noose sighting comes after similar racist incidents on college campuses in the area. A few weeks ago, a noose was found at a fraternity house kitchen at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Trump fired Comey late Tuesday afternoon, a surprise move that set off a firestorm of controversy and criticism in Washington and beyond. That explanation directly contradicted the one offered up to that point by Vice President Mike Pence and other top White House spokespeople, who had said that Trump only chose to fire the Federal Bureau of Investigation director on the recommendation of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
Sessions on Friday explained his new memo to prosecutors, saying a tougher approach is necessary for public safety. "Congress has to act now and serve as a check on the egregious behavior of Sessions' Justice Department", said Collins.
Close associates of Mr. Comey have said that he didn't provide such assurances. Mr. Spicer said Friday that any problems of accuracy were due to Mr. "In fact when I made a decision to just do it, I said to myself, I said, 'You know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made-up story, it's an excuse by the Democrats for having lost an election that they should have won", the Republican president told NBC .
When asked if North Korea would approach South Korea's newly elected government for talks, she simply responded: "We'll see". A senior North Korean diplomat said Saturday Pyongyang will hold talks with Washington under the right conditions.
The program would cost an estimated $1.2 million to administer, an amount that would come from the payroll tax. "Assuming that paid family leave is the benefit that all Vermonters want ... "It's the racial profiling that's not going to happen, it's the number of people that aren't going to be incarcerated, it's a smaller docket in the court system", Burditt said.
Trump said in a string of Twitter posts . The president's press secretary, deputy press secretary, counselor Kellyanne Conway, and Vice President Mike Pence all got on the board with the same message: that the president fired Comey only because the Justice Department told him to and that it had nothing to do with the FBI's Russian Federation investigation.