O'Callaghan, who served as Rosenstein’s principal deputy, will be the second in command at the Justice Department until the Senate confirms a new deputy. Jeffrey Rosen has been nominated, but not yet confirmed, for deputy attorney general.
On March 1, 2017, Periera-Ramos and other suspected gang members were allegedly involved in a shooting which claimed the life of one man. According to authorities, Periera-Ramos used a firearm in the homicide. On Oct. 1, 2017, Periera-Ramos also participated in an alleged robbery that involved kidnapping a woman.
The former Texas congressman told reporters at a Salem, N.H., campaign stop Thursday night that he thought Democratic rival Sen. Cory Booker’s plan to create a federal gun licensing program "might be too far.” The next morning, he told Manchester, N.H., television station WMUR in an interview that “we should explore that idea.”
Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan approved the re-allocation of funds, which were originally earmarked for support of Afghan security forces and other projects, to help pay for the wall along the southern border.
The measure passed by a 257-150 vote over the opposition of most Republicans, who said it should also include the Trump administration’s $4.5 billion request for stepped up humanitarian aid and law enforcement along the U.S.-Mexico border, which is facing a wave of migrants fleeing violence in Central America.
Great Republican vote today on Disaster Relief Bill. We will now work out a bipartisan solution that gets relief for our great States and Farmers. Thank you to all. Get me a Bill that I can quickly sign!
I learned from authoritative source that China-US trade talks didn't break down. Both sides think that the talks are constructive and will continue consultations. The two sides agree to meet again in Beijing in the future.
Nadler told reporters that he hopes not to have to subpoena Mueller to appear before lawmakers, but that he would do so if necessary. He declined to characterize ongoing negotiations between his committee, Mueller and the Justice Department.
Papa-D was vacationing with his then-fiance, Simona Mangiante, in Greece when he was approached by someone... individual allegedly talked the then-29-year-old into traveling to Israel to make a deal, and invited him to his hotel room. “And there on the bed, is $10,000 in cash in a suitcase,”... when Papadopoulos returned to the United States, he was greeted by FBI agents at Dulles Airport and they started searching through everything that he had “the second he landed.”...
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The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that McGahn was asked within days of the release last month of special counsel's Robert Mueller's report to declare that the president had not taken steps to impede or obstruct the federal Russia probe.
But McGahn rebuffed those efforts, multiple sources told the Journal, saying the former counsel declined because he did not want to weigh in on the totality of the evidence uncovered by Mueller's probe beyond the testimony he had already given to the special counsel.
McGahn's lawyers told the news outlets Friday that the request from White House lawyers had not been perceived as a threat.
On May 13, the Secretary of State will visit the US embassy upon his arrival to Moscow as well as meet with the US business leaders and exchange program alumni to hear their thoughts on the issue of US-Russian relations. The State Department also said he will discuss “the full range of bilateral and multilateral challenges” with Lavrov and Putin during a meeting in the southern city of Sochi on May 14.
The results came from NetQuote, who swabbed the surfaces in a whopping nine vehicles to come up with the (non-scientific) numbers. Regardless of the small sample size, the differences in bacteria levels by comparison were staggering.
Ride-share vehicles were found to be three times dirtier than rental cars, and 219 times germier than the average taxi. The insurance provider put its findings in perspective by noting "ride-shares averaged almost three times more germs than a toothbrush holder."
House Bill 3172, also called the "Save Chick-fil-A" bill, would have prohibited government from taking "adverse action" against any individuals or businesses based on membership, support or donations to religious groups.
Texas state Rep. Matt Krause, who authored the bill, told CNN on Friday that San Antonio's decision to exclude the fast food chain from the San Antonio International Airport "crystalized and clarified why we need this bill."
Michel will be accused in Washington of contributing funds to pro-Obama organizations without disclosing their foreign origin -- specifically Jho Low, who is accused of masterminding a massive diversion of cash from Malaysia’s 1MDB wealth fund -- one of the people said. At least one other individual could be charged in connection to the matter, that person said... Low has already been charged by prosecutors in New York, who are also investigating Goldman Sachs Group Inc., the investment bank that helped raise more than $6 billion for the fund.
"While I do not take this step lightly, I believe this action gives us the best opportunity to succeed and obtain the requested material," Neal said in a statement. "I sincerely hope that the Treasury Department will furnish the requested material in the next week so the committee can quickly begin its work.”
Nadler told reporters that the committee is still negotiating over his testimony with the Justice Department and Mueller but expects the special counsel to appear... “He will come at some point. If it’s necessary, we will subpoena him and he will come,” Nadler said later...
One very predictable problem facing the California marijuana market is the greedy tax attached to all marijuana purchases. With a tax as high as 50% in some communities, it’s more cost effective to purchase marijuana on the black market...