But it was released shortly after The Washington Post reported - citing unnamed U.S. officials familiar with the matter - that the business dealings of President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, are being investigated by Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller, who has been investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election and the Trump administration's potential ties to Russia. The official demanded anonymity because the official was not authorized to be named discussing the deliberations.
Moscow also refuted the allegations of interfering in the 2016 presidential election and called them absurd.
"Mueller is setting up a dragnet of obstruction, financial questions and every aspect of Trump's life and his associates lives", said former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who labeled it "very risky". The Washington Post reported this week that Mueller is investigating whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice when he suggested Comey drop an FBI investigation into Michael Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser, as well as when he fired Comey.
But as the legal rope has tightened, Trump s allies have gone on the offensive, questioning the credibility of the special investigator Mueller, a respected former Federal Bureau of Investigation director who served under Republican president George W. Bush.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein issued a late-evening statement on Thursday calling on skepticism in the face of anonymous sources making allegations.
The widened Russian Federation probe could have far-reaching repercussions for Trump s presidency, transforming his closest aides into witnesses and sucking yet more political oxygen out of the West Wing.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the deputy White House press secretary, referred questions about Trump's tweet to the President's private attorney, Marc Kasowitz.
Aisha Tyler Is Leaving The Talk !
The talk show host, actress, comedian, author, producer, writer, and now director has been on " The Talk " since Season 2 in 2011. And after making the news official during the live show, she posted a photo with her co-hosts, captioned, "Love".
YouTube star Austin Jones arrested on child porn charges
In 10 of 15 videos sent by Victim A and eight of 25 videos sent by Victim B, the victims were sexually exposed, the document said. Jones , arrested Monday at O'Hare International Airport, is expected to enter a plea at a later court appearance.
President Donald Trump has lashed out at the investigators driving the Russian Federation investigation as "very bad and conflicted people", responding angrily to reports that the special counsel is looking into whether Trump obstructed justice.
The Justice Department's investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election is looking at Kushner's multiple roles in the Trump administration, including the Trump campaign's 2016 data analytics operation; his relationship with former national security adviser Michael Flynn; and Kushner's own contacts with Russians, according to USA officials briefed on the probe.
But at the White House today, spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders acknowledged to reporters that Mueller had been at the White House - just the day before he was appointed as Special Counsel.
"They made up a phoney collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phoney story".
"You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people!"
In an address to the country, Trump struck a notably less partisan tone in response to his first major domestic crisis.
The president tweeted Friday, "Despite the phony Witch Hunt going on in America, the economic & jobs numbers are great". "Mr. Kushner previously volunteered to share with Congress what he knows about Russia-related matters".
Hall, who is committed to play at Texas A&M, will now have to make the decision to sign or stay pledged to his commitment. Hall has a long way to go in terms of his physical development, but projects as a middle infielder at the next level.
According to Sills, evidence confirmed that Dubose and Rowe burglarized a residence near where they ditched the vehicle . After their escapee, the fugitives stole first a Honda Civic and then a Ford F-250 pickup truck.
Since boxing is Mayweather's game, gamblers are betting high on the undefeated former champion in this August matchup. If Mayweather wins this match, he'll become the first boxer to have a flawless 50-0 record.
Even better, if you have DLC on one platform, that will cross over to others, so you get that content on all your devices. These servers can host thousands of players at a time for massive multiplayer games in real time.
This comes after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stated that the new sanctions would hamper diplomacy with Russian Federation . It also places additional sanctions on specific industries, including the country's mining, shipping and railway industry.
He referred to a survey published this week, according to which 65 percent of USA citizens want the opening with Cuba to continue. When Obama finally went forward with a limited opening, he was doing more to end the isolation of the USA than of Cuba.
PM Modi also expressed his gratitude towards the other member countries that supported India's membership to SCO. We want connectivity to pave way for enhancing cooperation and confidence among the societies and young people.
He says Democrats proved in court that their rights were violated and "now this story will be told on a national stage". The Supreme Court has never struck down a state redistricting plan on the basis of a partisan gerrymander.
But goals from Casemiro, Ronaldo's second and substitute Marco Asensio rewarded an outstanding second-half effort from Real. Next year it's going to be even more difficult and we are going to have to work very hard to be able to win once again.
He later released a new statement, saying: "I need to hold myself to the same standards that we're asking Uber to adopt". Therefore, I have chose to resign from Uber's board of directors, effective tomorrow morning.
BJP president Amit Shah pointed out towards the party policy of considering the welfare of the Nation on priority basis. The last date for filing nominations is 28 June, but a candidate can withdraw from the electoral race until 1 July.
Mexico's all-time top scorer grabbed his 48th global goal from 93 appearances after some terrible defending by Portugal . It's an honour to play against the best teams in the world and that's what Mexico really needs.
Sessions recused himself from investigations related to the Trump campaign in February, a move that also provoked Trump's ire. He fired FBI Director James Comey , as he told NBC newsman Lester Holt, because of the Russian Federation investigation.
A vehicle struck pedestrians outside a mosque in north London early Monday morning, causing several casualties, police said. Metropolitan Police said officers were called to the scene on Seven Sisters Road at 12:20 a.m.
Even though the number had dwindled to about 500 at 11:00 p-m Friday, Interstate 94 remained closed to traffic. But Ramsey County Attorney John Choi, who filed charges against the officer, declared such fear unreasonable.
Finally, we're now with the birds, stunt flying through the stunning skybox and weaving through the buildings in the city. Ubisoft has clearly put in some effort at making the open world you'll be traveling through a sight to behold.
Crude futures fell sharply Wednesday on higher stockpiles in the USA and other rich nations despite the OPEC production deal. Libya and Nigeria are exempt from the OPEC-led production deal to ensure oil revenue flows to national security efforts.
With not enough time to get the boat back to dock for an inspection, divers had to check on the boat in the water. Burling said the team were still assessing the damage - and the precise cause of the mishap.
Our family is now here with him and we continue to ask for privacy and understanding while we focus on Matt and his recovery. As the two got to know each other more , Mika's love for sports - especially Detroit teams - became pretty obvious.
The entire security detail for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey left the country with him just hours after the incident. DC police have reportedly identified 34 of the 42 people who were allegedly involved in the broad daylight melee.
His comments come after a top Iranian general claimed the Islamic Republic had evidence the USA was directly supporting the group. Iran repeated accusations that Saudi Arabia funds Islamic militants including Islamic State.
This should help the discovery of more niche apps that have historically gotten lost in the noise that is the App Store. Apple has removed the app from the US App Store, however it is still available in the Belize version of the App Store.
Knicks team president Phil Jackson and top advisor Clarence Gaines Jr. were among a group of Knicks executives in attendance. The 20-year old has recently conducted a few workouts with a number of the teams holding the top picks in the draft.