With news reports that the Special Counsel investigating election interference in 2016 by Russian Federation is looking at possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump, Mr. Trump expressed frustration Thursday at the prospect of that review, again taking to Twitter to denounce the probe as a "witch hunt", and complaining that Hillary Clinton should be the subject of a Russia-related investigation, not him. Moscow denies meddling in the campaign. He represented Tom DeLay, a Texas Republican and former majority leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, during the investigation into corrupt Washington lobbyist Jack Abramoff. He then singled out the two U.S. Capitol police agents, Crystal Griner and David Bailey. DeLay was not charged.
Vice President Mike Pence noted the presence of 85,000 gang members in those three countries, which make up Central America's so-called "Northern Triangle", and said their activities "radiate outward and reach the United States" while most USA -bound drugs flow through Central America.
"The Vice President is focused entirely on his duties and promoting the President agenda and looks forward to a swift conclusion of this matter", Agen said.
Pence picked the attorney earlier this week, following a several-week selection process that included interviews with several possible choices, an aide told the newspaper.
In a tweet Thursday morning, Trump called the Post'sreport "phony". They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story. The investigation is also looking into whether or not the Trump campaign colluded with Moscow.
Pence has said very little publicly about the probe.
Cullen, for what it's worth, is the godfather of one of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey's daughters.
Pence's announcement comes after several weeks of deliberations, featuring several candidates, an administration official said, adding that no taxpayer money will be used.
While a sitting president is unlikely to face criminal prosecution, obstruction of justice could form the basis for impeachment.
The president has come under further scrutiny for his decision to fire FBI Director James B. Comey, a decision Trump later seemed to imply was related, in part, to the Russian Federation probe that Comey was overseeing.
Medical services such as the cost of doctor's visits dipped 0.1 percent in May but have risen 2.5 percent over the past 12 months. Receipts at restaurants and bars dipped 0.1 per cent, while sales at sporting goods and hobby stores fell 0.6 per cent.
Davis said she became a linguist, speaking Arabic and Farsi, and spent four years assigned to the NSA at Fort Meade, Maryland. Augusta area attorney Titus Nichols was initially appointed to represent victor at her initial appearance on Monday.
A Marsh Supermarkets spokesman says a court is allowing the sale of 26 of its remaining stores to two Ohio-based grocery chains. Marsh is selling off the stores after closing 19 locations in May and filing to reorganize under the protection of bankruptcy.
Universal's " The Mummy " looked it age, selling a relatively feeble $32.2 million in tickets in its debut weekend. Disney's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 followed with $6.2-M domestically for a worldwide haul of $833.2 to date.
Originally released for the PlayStation 2 in 2005, " Shadow of the Colossus " is something of a landmark in gaming history. The gameplay featured showed Spidey in an all-new get up featuring a white spider emblem splashed across his chest.
Newly promoted Newcastle host Tottenham , while Brighton welcome Manchester City and Huddersfield visit Crystal Palace . Brighton, meanwhile, are back in English football's top division for the first time since the 1982-83 season.
The Post reported that Kushner is under investigation for the "extent and nature" of his interaction with Russian officials. Comey plans to testify that Trump asked him to shut down an investigation of fired national security advisor Flynn.
The book stipulates that the fight must be a boxing match and must take place by May 13, 2018, or all bets will be refunded. However, UFC president Dana White, during an April 9 appearance on "Conan", said he thought the fight would happen.
Moody's Investors Service said the inconclusive election outcome would complicate and "probably delay" negotiations with the EU. Corbyn, under whose leadership there has been a groundswell of support for Labour, against the belief of many in his party.
Trump blames Qatar for funding terror
Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt have suspended all flights to and from Doha and closed off sea and air links to Qatar. Egypt and Bahrain branded as terrorists 59 people, including Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader Yousef al-Qaradawi.
Theresa May faces ousting after United Kingdom election shock
The official threat level from terrorism stands at "severe", the second-highest rating, indicating an attack is "highly likely". European officials are anxious that the weaker position of the Conservatives make a breakdown in negotiations more likely.
10.5-inch iPad Pro confirmed to have 4GB of RAM
The four speaker system is fantastic, and honestly, is one of the big reasons to opt for a Pro iPad over a "standard" iPad. The truly unusual thing about this year's release of the new iPad Pro is it nearly feel like they released them too early.
Aide to Texas Rep. among those shot at baseball practice
The Congressional Baseball Game got its start in 1909 when Representative John Tener of Pennsylvania organized the inaugural game. Roger Williams (R-Tex.) wrote that Zack Barth , a legislative correspondent in his office, was wounded in the shooting.
Anbang says chairman can't perform job for personal reasons
After all, Anbang is also infamous for its opaque shareholding structure, with murky ties to the families of top Chinese leaders. It was in advanced talks to invest in Kushner Company's 666 Fifth Avenue project, but owner Jared Kushner , son-in-law of U.S.
IPhone 8 leak spotted, final design revealed with key features
The iPhone 8 rear panel is made out of a "composite glass material" to enable wireless charging, according to a Foxconn insider . And if it makes you desire the Apple iPhone 8 even more, just remember that September is just a little more than 12 weeks away.
Trump travel ban dealt another blow as high court weighs in
The Court should follow its usual practice of awaiting a fully-developed record that is better suited to Supreme Court review. The Trump administration had previously requested that Supreme Court take up the case following mounting lower court defeats.
Dennis Rodman headed back to North Korea, report says
Rodman was a contestant on Trump's " Celebrity Apprentice " television show twice, once in 2009 and once in 2013. It came amid heightened tensions between Washington and Pyongyang, which is now detaining four Americans.
Shadow of the Colossus is being fully remastered for PS4
In case you might recall, Shadow originally released on the PlayStation 2 several years ago, developed by the folks at Team Ico . It's a wondrous game filled with danger, imagination and thrills, and one we wouldn't mind playing through again.