The appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller to serve as special counsel investigating matters related to Russian Federation and the 2016 presidential campaign served to effectively quell the firestorm of criticism launched by Donald Trump's decision to fire Mueller's successor at the FBI.
"I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel; I think he's weighing that option", Ruddy told NewsHour'sJudy Woodruff.
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrichsaid Tuesday on ABC's "Good Morning America" that while he feels "independent counsels are very risky", he doesn't think Trump should force Mueller out.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says he has seen no evidence of good cause to fire the special prosecutor overseeing the Russian Federation investigation.
In his latest flagrant slap to the face of American rule of law, Donald Trump has reportedly considered firing special investigator Robert Mueller, apparently for the mere fact that he is investigating Donald Trump.
Christopher Ruddy, chief executive of conservative group Newsmax Media, Mr Ruddy was at the White House on Monday, but United States media reported that he did not meet Mr Trump while there.
Mr Rosenstein is charged with Mr Mueller's fate because Attorney General Jeff Sessionsrecused himself from all matters having to do with the Trump-Russia investigation.
But Stephen Gillers, a New York University professor who specializes in legal and judicial ethics, said the Mueller interview with Trump presented "no conflict whatsoever". "I think the best thing to do is to let Robert Mueller do his job".
But no. The president's friends are now pressing the argument that Mueller must go, too. He could either ask Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to fire him, or, if Rosentein refuses, repeal the regulations that govern the appointment and fire him himself-a scenario that would echo Nixon's notorious Saturday Night Massacre.
The White House wouldn't deny or confirm the report and said, "only the president or his attorneys are authorized to comment".
Democratic senators repeatedly criticized Sessions for dispatching Rosenstein to testify today in his place about the Justice Department's budget to an Appropriations subcommittee. "So I would consider it and if there was good cause I would do it and if there were not good cause, it wouldn't matter what anybody said".
Comey testified that he believed the revelations in his memos - including concern that Trump sought to influence the FBI's Russian Federation investigation - would prompt the appointment of a special counsel. If Rosenstein refused, Trump could fire Rosenstein. Such a move would create a firestorm coming weeks after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. He wants the President to fire Mueller and wants a political fight against the very idea of special prosecutors.
Rep. Mark Walker said Mueller is broadly respected by both Republicans and Democrats, although he noted that the respect isn't set in stone.
But a long-time friend of Mr Trump said the president was considering sacking Mr Mueller.
Rowe, 43, has been serving life without parole since 2002, and Dubose, 24, began a 20-year sentence in 2015. David LeValley, FBI special agent in charge of the Atlanta office, said the manhunt had been expanded.
From what we can see in the trailer, there will be some college ball in Longshot including OR and Texas, both part of the NCAA. There's not much to go on, but EA is leaving it to Microsoft to share more about Anthem during their show tomorrow afternoon.
The State Department confirmed in a statement to TheDC that arrests have been, and the Washington , D.C. Metropolitan Police identified the two Turkish nationals arrested for their alleged roles in the brawl.
Said Callahan: "The procedure is to advise the table who the technical foul is on and with the player we give a number". For several minutes, however, the only people who seemed to know that in the entire arena were the three officials.
On Friday, the U.S. president and secretary of state took contrasting approaches to Washington's mediation efforts. Turkish president also called on Riyadh to remove all sanctions on Doha and open diplomatic talks.
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Griffiths felt Scotland had done themselves proud, despite not being able to hold on for what would have been a famous win. Scotland's Leigh Griffiths scores his first goal from a free kick at Hampden Park in Glasgow on Saturday.
And then it got personal: At public hearings in Eugene and Portland in early May, 71 people spoke in favor of adding the "X". Recently , a bill passed through the California House Senate, which would similarly allow for a third gender-neutral option.
The government also said Trump hotel revenue does not fit the definition of an improper payment under the constitution. An artist in Washington , D.C. projected the "Pay Trump Bribes Here" message on the Trump International Hotel in May.
Puerto Rican voters made their way to the polling centers Sunday to vote on whether or not they want to become the 51st US state. Nevertheless, the final say regarding Puerto Rican statehood lies with Congress despite the referendum's outcome.
White House torn over Mueller's role as pressure grows
Doubt, however, has been cast on that explanation because of cryptic testimony from former FBI Director James Comey last week. Ryan said the smartest thing for the president to do would be to let the investigation continue and be vindicated.
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Age is an early theme for McGregor , who is 28. "It's the right fight at the right place at the right time". Cleverness counts and no smart aleck surrogates - trash talk, like boxing and MMA, is a solo sport.
McAuliffe votes in Virginia's primary election
You would normally expect the nationally focused Perriello to have an advantage in the nationally focused D.C. suburbs. Gillespie's close race with Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chair Corey Stewart came as a major surprise.
E3 2017: Here's all of EA's E3 reveal trailers in one place
Offering a co-op storyline, A Way Out is a tale of two men who embark upon personal missions that require breaking out of prison. Apparently, your character's ability to get into the National Football League will be determined by choices made by the player.
Warriors set to make their claim as NBA's best ever
After blowing a 3-1 NBA Finals lead last season, Warriors All-Star Draymond Green didn't just get mad: he took action. Irving and James each played about 45 minutes on the court, leaving them worn out when it mattered most .
Penguins regroup, Predators look for road magic in Game 5
Subban, who claimed Crosby was complaining about Subban's breath during a Game 3 run-in, just kind of sat there and took it. A goose egg in the win column that will obviously have to change if the Preds are to capture their first ever Stanley Cup.