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Paul Ryan Says Trump Should 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is also testifying on Capitol Hill today, in the House and Senate appropriations committees. Ryan then added, 'So I think the best advice would be to let Robert Mueller do his job'. So says someone who helped craft the special-counsel law. Trump told NBC's Lester Holt in an interview on May 11 days after Comey was sacked that he fired him because "this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made up story". Read More »

'Steve Scalise Took A Bullet For All Of Us'

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House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was at "imminent risk of death" after a gunman opened fire at a congressional baseball team practice, but the GOP leader is making progress and is expected to be able to walk again, officials said Friday. Read More »

Theresa May Chased Away By Grenfell Tower Protesters After She Visits Victims

Some later left the red-brick building near Kensington High Street, a luxury shopping district, but around 30 remained inside in a tense standoff with about 30 police officers and a dozen security guards. But some are still hopeful that those they know that are missing may defy the odds. May eventually did visit the hospital and met with victims. There were calls of "murderers" and "we want justice now". Read More »

Trump says no one has any proof on Russia

President Trump continues to insist he is the victim of a "witch hunt" in attempt to discredit the numerous federal investigations targeting him and his inner circle. his liability for obstruction of justice", he noted. Trump has also apparently expressed frustration with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the person who appointed the special counsel last month to lead the Russian Federation probe following Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey. Read More »

Relatives Of London Fire Victims Unleash Their Fury Upon Theresa May

Cowley was quoted by the Guardian as saying: "We supplied components for a system created by the design and build team on that project". Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has visited a relief centre for victims of the fire in a London tower block that killed at least 30 people as criticism mounts on Prime Minister Theresa May over her response to the disaster. Read More »

Theresa May to visit London fire victims

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the fear generated by the blaze will be felt far beyond Grenfell Tower. "One of the things the public inquiry will look into is the refurbishment of the tower blocks and whether the tower block was refurbished in a safe way", Mr Khan said. Read More »

Trump's restrictive travel policy to Cuba may make things complicated

The Cuban people themselves - including those who host tourists from the United States in cuentapropistas or Airbnbs - have gained entrepreneurial experience and begun to pull themselves out of poverty. But since his election, Trump has been lobbied by lawmakers and others who thought the Obama administration's Cuba policy was too lenient. However, the former president relaxed the procedures by which they can rely on 12 ways to travel there. Read More »

US accuses Chinese company of transferring money from North Korea

A North Korean war would be "catastrophic", but the U.S. would ultimately prevail, U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis told Congress on Thursday. The meeting aims "to expand areas of cooperation while narrowing differences on key diplomatic and security issues", the State Department added in a statement. Read More »

Yanez found Not Guilty of Second Degree Manslaughter

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Defence attorneys pointed to inconsistencies in several of her statements . SHAPIRO: Has Officer Yanez had any reaction to the verdict? Juror Dennis Ploussard said the jury was split 10-2 early this week in favor of acquittal. Questioned by his attorney during the trial, Yanez said: "I was scared to death". Squad-car video played for the jury shows a wide view of the traffic stop and the shooting, with the camera pointed toward Castile's auto. Read More »

Could the London fire happen in Brisbane?

Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy responded to fears that the number of dead could exceed 100 by saying: "I really hope it isn't". Families searching for their loved ones have blanketed the area near the tower with posters searching for answers, and sorrow is quickly turning to anger over whether recent building works were properly done. Read More »

Officer Found Not Guilty In Shooting Death Of Philando Castile

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Dayton drew criticism past year after suggesting that Castile might not have been shot if he was white. The shooter, Micah Johnson, said he acted in retaliation for killings of black men by police officers, police officials said. A Minnesota police officer accused of fatally shooting a black man during a traffic stop previous year was found not guilty on Friday, according to media reports. Read More »

Trump says he's 'under investigation' over Comey firing

US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told colleagues that he may have to recuse himself from the investigation looking into possible ties between Russian officials and the 2016 Trump presidential campaign, ABC News reported on Friday. Read More »

White House: 'Bring the temperature down' after shooting

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Late on Wednesday, he remained in critical condition after a second procedure. Barth, a staffer for Rep. Roger Williams, described the palpable fear he experienced Wednesday while under fire. "There's a lot of big blood vessels there, and then you also have the gastrointestinal tract, which brings into play contamination and infection", Hunt said. Read More »

Protesters storm town hall as anger grows over London fire

A scuffle broke out. The building housed people from many countries, including Eritrea, the Philippines, Somalia and Sudan. Several dozen police , including mounted officers, were in attendance. The main opposition leader, Labour's Jeremy Corbyn , visited the housing scheme Thursday and spoke to local residents about the Grenfell Tower fire. Read More »

Simon Cowell announces plans for Grenfell Tower charity single

Alongside food, drink, and housing for those under 25, she said , many people just need comfort and support. They met volunteers, local residents and community representatives while visiting Westway Sports Centre in west London , near the burnt down 24-storey Grenfell Tower . Read More »

U.S. lawmakers weigh enhanced security after baseball field attack

His condition is critical, and he will require additional operations. It came the morning after Scalise was honored at the charity baseball game where he was supposed to play second base for the House Republican team . Interest in the charity baseball game has skyrocketed in the aftermath of the shooting, as staffers and lawmakers look to rally around Scalise and the three others who were shot: a congressional staffer, a lobbyist and a Capitol Police special agent. Read More »

The irony of the criminal investigation into Donald Trump

In a series of statements on Twitter on Thursday , Mr Trump repeated his claim that Mr Mueller's investigation is a " WITCH HUNT " based on the "phony" premise of possible collusion between Russian Federation and a cadre of Trump campaign associates. Read More »

Trump may 'terminate' Russia probe's Mueller says president's pal

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Rosenstein said that while it depends on the circumstances, "I think the general answer is no". "Mr. Ruddy never spoke to the president regarding this issue", Spicer said . And what happens if Trump wakes up one morning and impulsively decides to send Mueller packing? If he pulls the trigger on Mueller, Frum said , Trump should expect the same response Congress offered when Nixon ordered first Attorney General Elliot Richardson, then Deputy Attorney General William Ruckelshaus and finally ... Read More »