Since May of past year, Mueller, who helmed the F.B.I. from 2001 to 2003, has led the Justice Department's inquiry into how the Kremlin meddled in the 2016 presidential election.
"The president can whomever he chooses. when I look at the Russian election, what I see is a lack of credibility".
Scalise's statement piggybacked on comments made by Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, who called for a second special counsel on Fox News Saturday.
"The idea of an Obama attorney general, given their awful record with the Clinton investigation and essentially colluded with the Clintons to avoid learning things that would have knocked her out of the race, for Holder to saying anything shows a level of chutzpah that's remarkable", Gingrich said.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Tuesday that President Trump's attacks on Robert Mueller are a "bad strategy", and that Trump's Twitter comments on the special counsel are "drowning" more positive trends happening in the country. Mueller was appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein because Attorney General Jeff Sessions had recused himself after his involvement in Trump's campaign. But he separated those events from the Mueller investigation. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, Thom Tillis of North Carolina and John Cornyn of Texas wrote the Department of Justice asking for an investigation into the FBI's relationship with the compiler of the anti-Trump dossier, former British spy Christopher Steele. A dossier compiled by Steele that intimated compromising information about Trump and Russian Federation was used by the FBI as part of their Russian Federation investigation.
Both Democrats and Republicans have called on Trump to cease the attacks.
Bomb Hoaxes at Schools in North and East Yorkshire
Several schools in London closed in response to "malicious communications" but re-opened hours later following the police report. A force spokesman said: "Investigations are ongoing and at this stage, we do not believe there to be a credible threat".
Workers Abducted by ISIS in Iraq Are Confirmed Dead
The remaining 39 were then taken to Badoosh and killed by the terror group, according to India's foreign ministry. Of the 39 deceased, 27 are from Punjab, six are from Bihar, four from Himachal Pradesh and two from West Bengal.
Did Donald Trump Jr. Have an Affair with Aubrey O'Day?
It seems that Aubrey O'Day may have dedicated not one but two songs to her alleged former lover, Donald Trump Jr . Additionally, O'Day sent out a cryptic tweet on November 8, 2016, when Donald Trump was elected president.
Fitton said the concerns of House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., regarding the FBI's unwillingness to turn over to Congress more than 1 million missing documents are "well-founded".
That's because if Trump goes further than verbal assaults and tries to fire Mueller, he would usher in an epochal constitutional crisis.
The letter also went to the DOJ's Inspector General, which is investigating the FBI, though the Senators who sent the letter don't think the internal investigation is strong enough. Polling suggests that more people have a positive image of Mueller than have a negative one but that large numbers don't know enough about the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director to form an opinion.
Ryan would not say who gave him that information and he did not answer if legislation to protect Mueller was something he'd support.
US lawmakers neared agreement on Tuesday on a massive government spending bill that Congress hopes to pass by Friday, as congressional leaders worked to narrow their differences on thorny issues such as President Donald Trump's border wall. The meeting and its revelations also have unleashed a new level of Trump's public hostility toward Mueller, even while some of the President's advisers show a willingness to negotiate Trump's testimony...
South Korea says it will send a 160-member artistic delegation to North Korea , including about 10 popular K-Pop singers. Disclaimer: The views expressed in this article are those of the author and may not reflect those of Kitco Metals Inc .
The family-friendly Peter Rabbit added $5.2 million over the weekend to brings its six-week total to $102.4 million. It is the first movie since Avatar to be at the top of the domestic box office for five straight weeks.
Osaka grasped her opportunity, another powerful backhand sealing the opening set in 39 minutes on a sunny day in California. Look for both Naomi Osaka and Daria Kasatkina to jump leaps and bounds in the WTA Tour rankings in the coming weeks.
Race and Race 2 were directed by Abbas Mustan while the third part of the popular franchise is being directed by Remo D'Souza. The film also features Anil Kapoor , Bobby Deol, Saqib Saleem and Daisy Shah alongside Jacqueline and Salman.
He's also pressed the Trump administration to respond aggressively to Russia's interference in the 2016 USA presidential election. In response, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters, "This should not be regarded as an unfriendly step".
Riding on the back of a well-made half-century from Sabbir Rahman, Bangladesh put up a total of 166/8 in their quota of 20 overs. Just when things seemed good in the middle, Rohit departed with Nazmul Islam picking up the crucial wicket in the 14th over.
Light Fall is a platformer where the main character uses a magical box called a Shadow Core to propel through the air. The utterly gorgeous Light Fall from Bishop Games will release as a timed, console-exclusive this spring on Switch.
Players like Messi and Salah, they make decisions, and they decide games. "Today Salah was on it and he punished us". And some believe that he deserves to win the Premier League Player of the Year ahead of Kevin de Bruyne.
The wide receiver was released by the Jaguars on Tuesday morning, but he's already received plenty of attention. Wide receiver is among the Buffalo Bills ' biggest remaining needs on the offensive side of the ball.
US President Donald Trump speaks to the press before a meeting in the Pentagon January 18, 2018 in Washington, DC. "I, DONALD J. The new sanctions come as the regime of President Nicolas Madura continues a crackdown against civilians in the country.
Teen shoots girl in Maryland school, killed in confrontation
Another boy was wounded and the shooter was mortally wounded as he and a law officer each fired a round during a confrontation. Jonathan Freese, a student at Great Mills, called CNN from his cellphone during the lockdown in his math class.
Volkswagen To Show Five-Seat Atlas Concept In New York
Volkswagen Chattanooga also manufactures the Passat, which went on sale in 2011, and the Atlas, which started sales in 2017. According to a person briefed on details, the company will invest $340 million to bring the vehicle to market.
Messi shines again as dominant Barca down Athletic
CRISTIANO Ronaldo notched an incredible 50th career hat trick with a four-goal haul against Girona in La Liga overnight. He did not play in Barcelona's 2-0 win at Malaga in the previous league round because of the birth of his third son.
Rumor: Buffalo Bills aren't ready to pull trigger on draft trade
Who knows how draft day will play out? Browns (No. 1), Giants (No. 2), Colts (No. 3), Browns (No. 4), and Denver Broncos (No. 5). With the Jets trading to the third spot, the Bills would have to go to No. 2 to make sure they get the quarterback they need.
Google Play Instant Now Lets You Try Apps Before Buying Them
In short, it takes a lot to run an Instant Game properly which is the reason we won't be going over it all in this article. The main advantage of these Instant games , though, is that users can try the game without having to install anything.
Alibaba doubles Lazada investment to $5.3b
Alibaba's stake will increase to an undisclosed amount following the latest investment, a spokeswoman told Reuters . Alongside the investment, Alibaba said that the start-up would also have a new CEO.