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Jeff Sessions: Russian collusion 'appalling and detestable lie'

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Sessions: Well, I think most cabinet people as the witnesses you had before you earlier, those individuals declined to comment. Democrats, though, said Mr. But time and again, Sessions returned to lines such as "I am not able to discuss with you or confirm or deny the nature of private conversations that I may have had with the president on this subject or others". Read More »

Trump makes statement on shooting in Alexandria

Gaut said four people were injured and that he believed the shooter "turned the gun on himself". That has raised questions about the gunman's political motivations. Rep. Marc Veasey, who practices in Washington on the Democrats' team, tweeted about the incident, as did Texas Governor Greg Abbott and many other lawmakers. Read More »

Sessions continues to attempt his hard line on marijuana

In a letter sent last month to top-ranking representatives and senators, obtained by MassRoots on Monday, Sessions shows his opposition to a budget provision that would prohibit the Justice Department from spending federal cash to crack down on states with legal medical marijuana laws. Read More »

Scalise in 'critical condition': What does that mean?

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One of his major legislative accomplishments was ensuring that penalties paid after the BP oil spill go to areas affected by the spill. Scalise , 51, the No. Even so, Scalise wasn't an early endorser of Trump previous year. "We are all praying for those who were attacked and for their families", a somber House Majority Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) told his hushed colleagues in a powerful, emotional address to Congress. Read More »

Barking and Dagenham Council reassure high rise residents after Grenfell Tower blaze

Jody Martin a firefighter who was the first on the scene said to the BBC: "I grabbed an axe from the fire truck, it looked like there was a bit of confusion about what to do". They couldn't stop the fire". He said residents had complained for years to Kensington and Chelsea Council about the building's safety, to no avail. Coles said that within BS 5839 Part 1 there are requirements to test the smoke detectors, heat detectors and manual alarm call points at least weekly as part of the ongoing ... Read More »

White House Says Trump Won't Fire Special Counsel Leading Russia Probe

The billionaire's delusion of grandeur, however, has the #Republican party partly to blame for feeding Trump's enormous ego, with the Monday praise session as the best example. And Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Tuesday said he couldn't talk about firing Comey - because it's something Mueller might be investigating. Read More »

Illinois Lawmakers React to Shooting at Congressional Baseball Practice

Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old home inspector from IL who had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged to a Facebook group called "Terminate the Republican Party ". "Our thoughts and prayers are with him". "Please pray for my colleagues", Duncan said. The charity game was to have featured Republicans vs. Democrats. Read More »

Ex-cop gets prison for wrong-way crash that killed 2 friends

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He requested a minimum sentence of a year behind bars, but the judge showed no mercy, sentencing him to the maximum. Abad previously said in court that he prays to the victims every day and that he "knows they are happy in heaven". His blood alcohol level was reported to be.24, three times the legal limit. Another officer in the vehicle, Patrick Kudlac, was seriously injured. "To Pedro: You took the most precious thing from a parent - you took my precious little boy from me", he said. Read More »

Sessions Tells Senate Little, is Accused of Impeding Probe

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Democratic Sen. "And, it's really, uh, people suggesting through innuendo that I have been not honest about matters and I've tried to be honest". His impassioned response came after Senate Democrats raised questions about whether Sessions privately met with Kislyak . Sessions confirmed Comey's account, but he placed less emphasis on the Trump-Comey meeting. Read More »

Death toll rises in London tower fire

Smoke billows as firefighters deal with a serious fire in a tower block at Latimer Road in West London , Britain. "We saw a lot". She told LBC , "One woman actually threw her son out of the window". "Any lessons learnt from this will be borne out not just across London , across the United Kingdom - and lessons learnt globally". Authorities will "seek to identify towers that might have a similar process of refurbishment, run a system of checks so that we can, as quickly as possible, ... Read More »

Mueller meets with Senate Russia investigators

In his testimony on June 8, Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee that he believed Trump had fired him over his role as lead of the FBI investigation into Russian interference in the US election and Trump campaign associates' possible ties to Russia. Read More »

Macron: EU Door Remains Open to UK

French president Emmanuel Macron and British prime minister Theresa May have threatened to make internet corporations legally liable for the use of social media by jihadists. She said major internet companies have failed to live up to prior commitments to do more to prevent extremists from finding a "safe space" online. On whether the terms of Brexit would now change, the Prime Minister said only: "I think there is a unity of objective among people in the United Kingdom". Read More »

Why Trump can not fire Federal Bureau of Investigation special counsel Robert Mueller

Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller as special counsel overseeing the probe into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, deflected the question in a House committee hearing Tuesday afternoon. Trump, according to The Times, has brought up the legal and political implications of firing Mueller, whom he reportedly thinks is "incapable of an impartial investigation". Read More »

Pacer Advisors Inc. Invests $346000 in LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (LPLA)

About 43,146 shares traded. Tyers Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in LPL Financial Holdings during the first quarter valued at approximately $138,000. Shares of LPL Financial Holdings (NASDAQ:LPLA) opened at 41.47 on Tuesday. Hellman Marco also sold $36.00 million worth of LPL Financial Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:LPLA) on Monday, February 13. Read More »

Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise among "multiple" victims in Alexandria, Va. shooting

Steve Scalise , the Louisiana Republican wounded in the attack, Trump said: "America is praying for you, and America is praying for all of the victims of this bad shooting". I offer my prayers to all those injured today including Congressman Steve Scalise , his staff members and the fearless members of the U.S Capitol Police and other law enforcement whose rapid response to the gunfire saved lives. Read More »

Congressman involved in shooting at baseball field in Alexandria, CBS reports

In the immediate aftermath of the shooting, people on both sides of the aisle took to Twitter with political takes. The President and Vice President have been briefed about the ongoing situation. He said had they not been there, it "would have been a massacre". She paid tribute to the police force and said she was praying for President Trump - specifically that "his presidency will be successful and that his family will be safe". Read More »

AG Sessions: Accusations of Russia collusion 'appalling'

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He said Sessions had a right to either answer, ask for a private hearing, or invoke executive privilege. Here are the top five things we learned. Sessions lent his support to the special counsel, Robert Mueller, who is now in charge of the Trump campaign-Russia investigation. Read More »

BC Liberal cabinet sworn in but defeat looms for minority government

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They are expected to deny the BC Liberals any confidence votes. Although Clark, no less than her opponents, ought to prepare for every eventuality, she went overboard with the appointments Monday. As she has done previously, Clark acknowledged that she expects to lose a vote of confidence on the speech. Ten ministers are from the Lower Mainland, while the 12 others hail from Vancouver Island and the B.C. Read More »

At least six dead in London apartment fire

Firefighters rest as they take a break in battling a massive fire that raged in a high-rise apartment building in London . At least six people died and 74 others were injured in an inferno that trapped residents as they slept, Reuters reports . Read More »

Fleischmann was in batting cage at time of shooting

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Rep. Trent Kelly, R-Mississippi, on the infield just before the shots rang out from near the third base side. Fleischmann says he heard a bang and the bullets kept coming. Fleischmann said he immediately got on the ground and ended up in the dugout. "This shooter was obviously a very bad person with very bad motives and I'm going to continue to do my job". Read More »

Rep. Scalise is in critical condition after surgery

Rodney Davis , who witnessed the shooting and was perhaps the most outspoken member of Congress , calling out "political rhetorical terrorism". Scalise was listed as in crticial condition in the hospital. Shots rang out for more than four minutes in Nathan's video. " He had a lot of ammo". "People come together ", she said. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, who was in the batting cage in the outfield as the gunman began firing said the officers' presence prevented a "massacre". Read More »