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Trump advocates ‘stop-and-frisk’ to curtail Chicago crime

No plans’ to fire Deputy AG Rosenstein- Trump amid wiretapping rumours Donald Trump and Rod Rosenstein
Andrew Cummings | 10 October, 2018, 04:29

WASHINGTON ― The Trump administration will attempt to block an agreement between the city of Chicago and the state of IL to reform the long-troubled Chicago Police Department, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday.

Rod Rosenstein had appeared close to being fired following U.S. media reports, which he denied, that he discussed secretly recording Donald Trump.

Rosenstein had appeared close to being fired following United States media reports, which he denied, that he discussed secretly recording Trump and using the 25th Constitutional Amendment for removing presidents found to be unfit for office. For Analysis, RT America's Scottie Nell Hughes is joined by Florida Democratic Party Chair Mitch Ceasar and former republican congressman Michael Grimm. "We just had a very nice talk".

Those reports triggered an avalanche of speculation about the future of Rosenstein - and also the special counsel's investigation into possible coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.

"Politicians who spread risky anti-police sentiment make life easier for criminals and more unsafe for law-abiding citizens", he said.

They did talk, for about 45 minutes, but not alone, a White House spokesman said.

"It works, and it was meant for problems like Chicago", he said Monday.

The White House and Justice Department didn't immediately respond to requests for more details on what Trump had asked Sessions to do.

Nikki Haley Resigns as United Nations Ambassador
Prior to becoming governor, she represented Lexington County in the South Carolina House of Representatives from 2005 to 2011. Kushner said when Powell's departure was announced that she would "continue to play a key role in our peace efforts".

Former Trump aide Hope Hicks to work at Fox company
While not a direct swap of assets, the tradeoff between the White House and Fox has a certain air of symmetry about it. Those deals are expected to be completed in the first half of 2019, pending regulatory approval.

Jadon Sancho profile on England, Borussia Dortmund forward
Watford midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah and goalkeepers Alex McCarthy and Marcus Bettinelli are the other uncapped players included, while Ross Barkley has been recalled at the expense of Chelsea team-mate Ruben Loftus-Cheek.

President Trump: "Thank you as well to our Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein for being here".

The New York Times first reported Rosenstein's comment about taping the president to invoke the 25the amendment.

And the remark about secretly recording the president was meant sarcastically, according to a statement the department issued from someone who it said was in the room. Upon landing, Rosenstein was seen smiling and appeared at ease as he walked down the front stairs of Air Force One alongside Trump's chief of staff, John Kelly.

White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley, told reporters Rosenstein will remain with the administration.

Rosenstein and Trump had been expected to meet at the White House days later, but that meeting was put off so that the president could focus on the confirmation hearing of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Senior FBI and Justice Department officials also used the dossier to obtain a surveillance warrant on Trump campaign aide Carter Page.

Rosenstein, who oversees Mueller, has so far been steadfast in trying to protect the investigation as it digs ever deeper into Trump's inner circle. He also called Trump's proposal "tired rhetoric" and a sign that Trump is anxious about the Republicans in the midterms.

The speculation over Rosenstein's future concerned Democrats, who feared that a dismissal could lead to Trump curtailing Mueller's probe.

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