15 November, 2017, 00:50 | Author: Brenda Erickson
Majority Republicans demanded that Sessions appoint a second special counsel to investigate a series of issues involving Trump's election rival, Democrat Hillary Clinton, including the sale of a uranium company to Russian Federation while she was US secretary of state.
On Monday, the attorney general sent a letter to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., saying that he had directed senior federal prosecutors to explore at least some of the matters, then report back to him and his top deputy on whether any of them necessitated the appointment of a second special counsel.
The list of matters he wanted probed was wide ranging, but included the FBI's handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, various dealings of the Clinton Foundation and several matters connected to the purchase of the Canadian mining company Uranium One by Russia's nuclear energy agency.
Under pressure, Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation, a decision that later helped pave the way for the appointment of former FBI director Robert Mueller as special counsel to lead the investigation.
"The Department of Justice can never be used to retaliate politically against opponents".
"The Attorney General of the United States should not be held to a different standard than the young police officer whose life you ruined", Jefferies said. "But honestly they should be looking at the Democrats", Trump said.
Mr. Trump is frustrated with the continuing investigations into Russia's election meddling and possible ties to his campaign.
He did, however, say he stands by his January statement that "the proper thing for me to do would be for me to recuse myself" on matters involving Clinton, given his past involvement in the Trump campaign.
Jeffries noted all the times Sessions has testified he "did not recall" a fact, and referenced a speech Sessions gave on the Senate floor justifying his vote to impeach former President Bill Clinton.
The appearance before the House Judiciary Committee follows a guilty plea from one Trump campaign aide who served on a foreign policy council that Sessions chaired, as well as statements from another adviser who said he'd advised the then-GOP Alabama senator about an upcoming trip to Russian Federation. "And a lot of people are disappointed in the Justice Department, including me". However, the Justice Department does not typically confirm or deny specific investigations, and Boyd stressed that the letter "should not be construed to do so".
Will a special counsel actually be appointed to look into Hillary's misdeeds?
Sessions recused himself from investigations related to Russian interference in the elections shortly after taking office as attorney general.
Boyd said the investigations include issues raised in the committee's letters and the inspector general will "determine whether he should expand the scope of his investigation based on the information contained in those letters".
And now, regardless of intent, the Jazz will be without their best player for arguably the toughest stretch of their season. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said Sunday although hoping no one would get hurt, he liked Waiters' aggressiveness on that play.
Bielema said he sent Kelley in because the offense was looking for a "spark" in hopes of rallying from what was a 26-10 deficit. The Razorbacks' depth chart released Monday morning lists Kelley and sophomore Ty Storey as co-backups.
While this may help gamers to make up their mind about the game, personally I'm most interested in the game's campaign. The model that EA appears to be using for Battlefront II is reminiscient of those used for free-to-play games.
Surrounding by controversies, the movie is yet to see proper promotion and Shahid wants audiences to give the movie a chance. Kapoor, who plays Maharawal Ratan Singh in the film, said to The Hindu , "I've been saying this since a long time".
The epicenter of the quake was recorded near Ezgeleh, Iran, about 135 miles northeast of Baghdad in Iraq . Iran's Kermanshah province, where most of the damage occurred, is home to both Shia and Sunni Muslims.
Per Kotaku , anyone who already bought into GamePass can bring back their pass and any game they rented for a full refund. According to a spokesperson for the company, the suspension was "based on a few program limitations we have identified".
Osweiler's touchdown pass was caught by Demaryius Thomas , whose seven-yard catch trimmed the margin to 27-16. New England won for the sixth time in that span. "He goes over assignments over and over again", Joseph said.
A petition calling for Congress to make training mandatory has gained more than 1,500 signatures from former Hill staffers. Comstock did not name the member of Congress, whose name wasn't disclosed to her.
So, Bieber couldn't care less about his former model girlfriend Yovanna Ventura , 21, spending time with The Weeknd , 27. They've been spotted on dates and casually going to church together, but none of it has been out in the public.
Coppolella, who was forced out, did a terrific job of player procurement, and the Braves are stacked at the minor league level. Joel Sherman of the New York Post first reported that Anthopoulos was getting that job.
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Google Pixel 2 XL hit with unresponsive edges issue
Apparently, this issue is a side effect of the accuracy of Google's software when it comes to repudiating accidental touches. On my own personal Pixel 2 XL, the behavior is very similar, but with instances where taps do end up working as intended.
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Princess Diana was like Wonder Woman: Gal Gadot
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