Kushner, taking new White House role, faces rare scrutiny
30 March, 2017, 01:33 | Author: Celia Hoffman
"I've said it from the day that I got here: There is no connection [between the administration and Russia]".
As House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes faces growing calls to step aside from the investigation of Russia's interference in the 2016 us presidential election, New Jersey Gov.
Nunes is facing growing calls to step away from the panel's Russian Federation investigation as revelations about a secret source meeting on White House grounds raised questions about his and the panel's independence.
The White House has denied it tried to stop potentially damaging evidence about links between the President's team and Russian Federation from being made public.
Nunes announced last week without providing a source that he had information Trump associates may have been ensnared in incidental intelligence collection before the president took office in January.
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) accused the embattled chairman of running an "Inspector Clouseau investigation", referencing the bumbling "Pink Panther" detective. "I think that is where it is".
Nunes said on Tuesday he has "no idea" why Democrats would call for him to step aside from the investigation.
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The reason is unclear but a U.S. launch is still expected, before releasing the refresh to wider consumers across the globe. The iPad Pro debuted a year ago and turned into an immediate success, thus making it easy to accept the iPad Air 2's exit.
Michigan, Flint to replace 18000 lead-tainted water lines
The proposed settlement calls for the state to spend another $47 million to replace lead pipes and provide free bottled water. The city returned to Detroit water in 2015, but risks remained because of damage to the water infrastructure.
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Ludovic de Danne, Ms Le Pen's worldwide advisor who took part in the meeting with Mr Putin, said: "He wished her good luck". The meeting was a surprise addition to her meeting with Russian lawmakers, which was announced earlier this week.
"Speaker Ryan has full confidence that Chairman Nunes is conducting a thorough, fair, and credible investigation", said AshLee Strong, Ryan's spokeswoman.
Later in the day, the White House vehemently denied a report that it had sought to hobble the testimony of a former acting attorney general before Nunes canceled the hearing where she was to speak.
The letters from lawyer David O'Neil, published by The Washington Post, appeared to be in response to a meeting O'Neil had at the Justice Department on March 23 in advance of the hearing.
The White House quickly called the report "entirely false".
"The White House did not stop Yates from testifying", Yates said. "I look forward to it". Yates herself was sacked in January after she directed Justice Department attorneys not to defend Trumps first travel ban in court.
"We believe that the Department's position in this regard is overbroad, incorrect, and inconsistent with the Department's historical approach to the congressional testimony of current and former senior officials", O'Neil wrote in a March 23 letter to Justice Department official Samuel Ramer.
Top Democrats on Capitol Hill, including Senate and House Minority Leaders Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi as well as the House Intelligence Committee's ranking member, Adam Schiff, all called for Nunes' removal from the House investigation on Monday.
It's their first gathering since House Speaker Paul Ryan suddenly abandoned plans last Friday for a vote on the GOP legislation. White House surrogates like chief of staff Reince Priebus also agreed with the president's assessment of who deserved blame.
Travis County receives just over $50 million from both federal and state grants, according to estimates from Eckhardt's office. ABC noted that the Obama administration also said cities that don't honor detainer laws could lose federal funds.
Last year, he lost to then Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg, who went on to edge him for the world championship before retiring. Adding further spice to the mix, the drivers have greater responsibility for their starting techniques too this year.
Before the Super Bowl, Goodell said he'd gladly go back to Foxborough if he were invited. "Look, he's commissioner in the league". "I plan to be at the kickoff game", Goodell said when asked where he would be that night by Ben Volin of the Boston Globe .
The ladies have strengthened their stance through social media utilizing the trending hashtag #BeBoldForChange. The marquee ladies ice hockey tournament is being contested in the USA for the first time since 2012.
"We just buckled down on defense, and we got back in transition and tried to stop their easy transition buckets", Ionescu said. The junior guard had gone just 2 of 9 over his two previous games, but shot 10 for 12 on his biggest stage yet.
Romelu Lukaku has cited Everton's lack of ambition as the reason he made a decision to reject a new contract at Goodison Park. Lukaku, who is the EPL's joint-top scorer with 19 goals this season, said he wanted to play in the UEFA Champions League.
Bernie Sanders wants to work with President Trump on a crafting a bi-partisan real meaningful healthcare bill. Sanders appeared on CNN's " Face The Nation " Sunday to discuss what comes next for health care reform.
Her performance remains as it was in 8. "Carrie appears throughout " VIII .' We are not changing 'VIII" to deal with her passing. Then he dropped this little bomb into the brains of long-time fans: "But you will also discover how he got his name ".
Driver attempted to run over Capitol officers
Police called to everyone in the area to get off the street, but then things seemed to calm down and he headed to his meeting. The incident was being treated as a criminal matter and had no apparent connections to terrorism, Capitol Police said.
SpaceX Gears Up For Historic Launch Of Reused Rocket
Thursday evening (March 30th), SpaceX will attempt to make history once more with the first launch of a reusable rocket . Up until now, practically all rockets that can achieve orbit are either destroyed or go unrecovered after each mission.