Pro-Kremlin lawmaker dismissive of Comey's testimony

Comey was a compelling witness to the bullying behavior of this president. Comey testified that after he was sacked, he gave copies of the memos he wrote about his meetings with Trump to "a friend of mine to share" with reporters. Some Democrats were stunned that Republicans did not break away from the president. In Washington , Shaw's Tavern was one of several bars promising to open its doors a half hour before Comey begins speaking, with a $10 "FBI" breakfast special.

"He's just new to this": Paul Ryan defends Trump's behavior around Comey

Asked why he thought Trump fired him, Comey said he did not know for sure. Comey nevertheless did not make any major new revelations about alleged links between Trump or his associates and Russian Federation, an issue that has dogged the president's first months in office and distracted from his policy goals such as overhauling the U.S.

Comey Says He Was Fired Because of Russia Investigation

It may prove injurious - possibly fatal - to the political fortunes of the Trump administration. He also made multiple mentions of a potentially menacing grandfather clock by the Oval Office door. "Shortly after being sworn in, Attorney General Sessions began consulting with career Department of Justice ethics officials to determine whether he should recuse himself from any existing or future investigations of any matters related in any way to the campaigns for President of the United ...

Senate Committee Hearing With Intelligence Chiefs

SCOTT HORSLEY, BYLINE: Today's hearing was supposed to be about whether to renew the law authorizing foreign surveillance. "The government likely holds over a billion communications collected under Section 702 , and it is long overdue for Congress to finally pass reforms to curb this invasion of Americans' privacy", Guliani said.

Did Comey's testimony support an obstruction of justice charge?

The cloud that President Donald Trump has complained hovers over him not only remains after Thursday's sworn testimony of former FBI Director James Comey , it has grown darker. There is an open counterintelligence investigation into whether members of the Trump campaign worked with that foreign adversary to help that campaign win the White House.

Comey Gave 'Every Indication' Trump Is 'In Fact,' 'May Be' Under Investigation

In his testimony, Comey detailed months of distrust of the president and bluntly asserted that Trump had fired him to interfere with the probe of Russia's ties to the Trump campaign. "We're under siege ... but we will come out bigger and better and stronger than ever", he said. Kasowitz and the Republican National Committee (RNC) said that the testimony "proved what we have known all along: President Trump is not under investigation".

Louisiana House leaders want to pare spending in budget deal

Right now, Republicans face several obstacles. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) hopes for a slower rollback of Obamacare's Medicaid expansion. This would create "a smoother glide path", claims Sen. Therefore, the legislative vehicle has still not officially been delivered to the Senate from the House. A second scenario might be to insert language into the bill that obfuscates its true legislative impact.

Longmont weather: Here come the 90-degree days

Winds will transition from out of the west to out of the south around 6 miles per hour. That's right, a heat wave with high temperatures forecast to reach the upper 80s on Sunday and continuing into early next week. Tomorrow will be a lot like today , high temperatures in the mid 80's and sunny skies. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 69. High temps remain near 90°.

Theresa May finally scolds Donald Trump over Sadiq Khan criticism

If London's mayor has anything to say about it, President Donald Trump won't be visiting the city anytime soon. During an interview with UK's Channel 4 News , the Mayor said that he hasn't "got the time to respond to tweets from Donald Trump ", CNN reported.

NY reps react to Comey testimony

Former FBI Director James Comey , in his written and oral testimony at the hearing, described the president trying to end an ongoing criminal investigation. So far the party has broadly backed the president, with most Republican members of Congress who were present yesterday saying they believed that Mr Comey's testimony did not prove that the president was guilty of obstructing justice.

Comey's caution to meet Trump's tweets in Russian Federation hearing

Congress, though, could impeach the president - which makes Comey's testimony before legislators all the more important. Comey says he had a series of uncomfortable conversations with Trump. Do you know of any case where a person has been charged for obstruction of justice or, for that matter, any other criminal offense, where they said or thought they "hoped" for an outcome? .

6 key points from former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey's Senate testimony

Comey delivered his answer clearly. Sen. Marco RubioMarco RubioWinners and losers from Comey's testimony Five takeaways from Comey's dramatic testimony Rubio rejects claim he "defended" Trump at Comey hearing MORE (R-Fla.) is not ruling out the possibility that President Trump may have attempted to obstruct justice in his interactions with former FBI Director James Comey .

Woman charged with top-secret leak denied bond

The plan, which victor reportedly discussed with her sister from the Georgia detention center where she resides, is somewhat hypocritical since she has said on social media that "being white is terrorism". Prosecutors also raised concerns for a missing removable thumb drive that victor inserted into a top-secret computer before she left the military. They say they don't know what happened to it or what it might contain.

Morehouse College interim president William Taggart dies

It hired President John Silvanus Wilson in 2011 to bring change to Morehouse, but released him early this year based on an independent finding that Wilson had a poor working relationship with some board members. Student trustees, who were excluded from attending the meeting where the board voted on Wilson's term, also weighed in, suing to nullify the board's decision.

Five things we learned from James Comey's testimony about Trump

The president's personal attorney zeroed in on the disclosure of purported memos that Kasowitz called "privileged communications" with the president that Comey Thursday acknowledged disseminating to the media via a law professor friend to prompt the appointment of a special counsel.

Trump reverses course in Qatar call

Trump had previously appeared to side with the Saudis and other nations against Qatar in a series of tweets on Tuesday . The news agency hack in late May sparked the recent tensions in the Gulf that spilled into the open Monday when Bahrain , Egypt , Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates cut off diplomatic ties to Qatar and moved to isolate it from the larger world.

Pro Tip - Never Cross James Comey

Comey continued even more strongly: "And although the law required no reason at all to fire an Federal Bureau of Investigation director, the administration then chose to defame me and, more importantly, the Federal Bureau of Investigation by saying that the organization was in disarray, that it was poorly led".

Jailed Man Sought in Illinois Charged in Vegas

Quate denied wrongdoing Wednesday during the only jailhouse interview he gave, to a reporter for KSNV-TV in Las Vegas . The woman said her husband, 34-year-old Jason Quate , was responsible for the child's death in 2015. She also said they then moved to Vegas where he forced her into prostitution. The children exhibited signs of abuse and neglect and were taken into protective custody.

Frank Lloyd Wright Phoenix home given to architecture school

German Warehouse in Richland Center, and even some to Monona Terrace, designed by Wright in 1938, but built posthumous, opening it's doors in 1997. Thursday marks the 150th anniversary of Wright's birth. Empty and badly deteriorated, the house was owned by a local developer who was preparing to tear it down to build some very un-Wrightian McMansions when Zach Rawling , a lawyer and builder who loved Wright's work, bought it in 2012.

Spain's Catalonia announces October independence vote

The announcement came despite Madrid's firmly opposition to such a move. Catalonia, a wealthy, 7.5-million-strong region with its own language and customs, has long demanded greater autonomy. Read: How Will Catalonia's Secession From Spain Weaken Economic Future For Barcelona? It is not clear how far the legal wrangling may go this time as the Catalan regional government has said it would throw all its weight behind the vote.

California bill would punish firms that bid on border wall

It's unclear how Hertzberg's bill will fair in the Assembly. The uncertainty of funding, coupled with the fact that it exceeds the state's $124 billion general fund budget, is enough to make legislators doubt the plan's feasibility. In a prior post , I wrote about a report from the California Senate Appropriations Committee that estimated the cost of a proposed single-payer system in the state.

Sen. McCain: Diamondbacks to blame for confusing questions to Comey

In that case, that it was not necessary to pursue her. Comey explained, for the third time, that the Clinton investigation was about an email server and was concluded in July 2016. Counsel stopped short of accusing Comey of breaking the law, saying he'd leave it to "the appropriate authorities to determine whether" the leaks should be investigated along with all the others the White House is probing.

Trump to nominate ex-Justice Department official to lead FBI

Wray worked under fired FBI Director James Comey at the Justice Department for two years, when Comey was the deputy attorney general. In 2003, Wray was nominated by President George W. Comey, during his appearance before the Senate intelligence committee, is expected to describe his encounters with Trump in the weeks before his May 9 firing.

Louis To Remove Confederate Monument

Detractors said they point to the ugly history of slavery the Confederate states fought to protect during the Civil War and institutional racism that followed for generations before the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ended segregation. There have been several protests by groups asking for the monument to come down in recent weeks, with the same number of counter protests by people who say the statue is historical record.

UConn men will play SMU, USF only at home

The WSU women will play a 16-game schedule with home-and-away series against Houston, Memphis, SMU, Tulane and Tulsa. Typically, the American ensures the upper-level teams in the league ( UConn , SMU, Cincinnati, now Wichita State ) play each other twice, in order to help each teams' respective RPIs.

What We Learned, And Didn't, From Comey Testimony

Sen. Marco Rubio, a Republican from Florida, asked whether Comey ever alerted anyone at the White House to the fact that he was troubled by the president's conversations with him. "Why did he kick everybody out of the Oval Office?" That Trump is an outside-the-box president is beyond dispute. His unorthodox behavior - from unfiltered tweets, to "politically incorrect" assertions, to a rejection of presidential norms - stems from a free-wheeling career in business and entertainment, and ...

Comey told senators Sessions may have met Russia's ambassador a third time

As much of the nation tuned in, former FBI Director James Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee about his relationship with President Donald Trump . Russian Federation has denied such interference. In a speech to supporters across town, Trump vowed to fight on. "But we will come out bigger and better and stronger than ever".

Grandmother suspected in triple stabbing in Southern California arrested

Nicole Darrington-Clark was found in San Bernardino, seven miles away from where the stabbings happened. Darrington-Clark was sent to the psychiatric hospital and later transferred to an outpatient program. "I Facetimed with her a few days ago, and I was anxious about her", the friend, Cindy O'Neal, said. Officers responded to an apartment where the suspect and victims apparently lived together, investigators said.

Hawaii Rebels Against Trump On Paris Climate Accord

Many celebrities, politicians and citizens of the world have voiced their concerns on the abrupt decision. And now, around 770k people are employed in the United States renewable sector, far greater than the 187k employed in the domestic oil and gas extraction sector.

Legislature overrides governor's veto

Kansas faces projected budget shortfalls nearing almost $1 billion through June 2019. "Kansas did some unique things that, I think, caused the difficulties that they've had". Instead the economy floundered and the Legislature came to Topeka this session facing a billion-dollar plus budget deficit. He declined to weigh in on what the tax bill means for his legacy as a reporter shouted the question to him on his way out the door.

White House: Trump's tweets are 'official statements'

Trump often takes to Twitter , using the medium to talk about his policies and blast the media. And given his predilection for news-making tweets, it can even feel necessary to follow the personal Twitter account of modern America's fastest-hated president.

UP 10th and 12th Intermediate Results 2017 to be Declared @official

It's a welcome news for over 34 lakh students who appeared for UP Board 10th Exams 2017. Students can also appear for compartment exams in case they fail in not more than two subjects. P. Board Intermediate (Class XII) Examination - 2017 Results likely to be announced on 9 June 2017 at 12.30 PM" and "U. This year checking of exam papers took place at approximately 253 evaluation centers.

Trump expects Senate health care bill in summer

Tuesday was the first time that the full GOP conference was presented with ideas for a the health care bill, including a PowerPoint presentation, fashioned by key staff members during the recess. "I'd like to see us kill the budget as early as possible, because I'd like to see them get busy on a new one", he said. Senate Republicans are considering bringing back pre-existing condition protections in their health plan and appear to have won over a key swing vote.

Gianforte Expected to Enter Plea in Assault Case

An order filed Thursday afternoon says Gianforte will appear at 10 a.m.in Gallatin County Justice Court before Judge Rick West, where the politician will be arraigned and sentenced for assaulting Guardian newspaper reporter Ben Jacobs. In exchange, Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs agreed not to sue Gianforte over the attack, and he will not object to Gianforte entering a "no contest" plea to the misdemeanor assault charge the Republican faces from the May 24 encounter.

Riley ready to take over OU program

FILE - In this September 12, 2016, file photo, Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops answers a question during an NCAA college football news conference in Norman, Okla. OU football is where it is today because of Big Game Bob, and he set a precedent for years to come in college football. "I'll always be grateful for the things he's done for me".