David Axelrod Calls Out Democrats for Making Investigations Look Like 'Witch-Hunt'
05 March, 2019, 07:44 | Author: Sue Mclaughlin
Could the president known for his turbulent relationship with the media and strident criticism of negative news stories become a free-speech savior?
Asked if he believed the President obstructed justice, Mr Nadlersaid, "Yes, I do".
"For the Democrats to interview in open hearings a convicted liar & fraudster, at the same time as the very important Nuclear Summit with North Korea, is perhaps a new low in American politics and may have contributed to the 'walk.'" Trump tweeted Sunday.
"If you keep defending us, we'll keep defending you", he told Trump.
Past administrations, both Democratic and Republican, have said a president's ability to conduct foreign affairs requires an ability to shield both internal discussions and worldwide negotiations from the reach of Capitol Hill.
Trump is showing increasing signs of stress at being surrounded.
"So now we're waiting for a report, and we'll find out. who we're dealing with".
"We're waiting for a report by people who weren't elected", he told a crowd of cheering conservatives.
And Trump mocked former Attorney General Jeff Session's recusal from the Russian Federation probe using a southern drawl.
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Adam Schiff (D-CA), and others have opened multiple investigations into both President Donald Trump and the Trump Administration. Special counsel Robert Mueller and his team are expected to finish their investigation and issue a report in the coming weeks.
Pakistan says 2 Indian warplanes downed, pilot captured
The IAF destroyed the biggest Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror camp in Pakistan on Tuesday, killing almost 300 terrorists. Police official Mohammad Tahir says cross-border fire continued into Thursday but there were no casualties.
Trump fueled suspicions past year about his ties with Russian Federation when, in a sharp break with standard diplomatic practice, he dismissed top aides for two hours of talks with Putin during their first formal summit, in Helsinki.
"I said, 'Melania, I'm doing something today, I'm doing it because it really has to be done. he's a bad, bad guy", Trump said, arguing that he thought Democrats would welcome the move given their anger at Comey's handling of the Clinton email investigation.
Cohen alleged during his public testimony that Trump had advanced warnings of both the "Trump Tower" meeting and the WikiLeaks release, something that has not been corroborated by public evidence.Warner said that he won't take Cohen at face value - as he's headed to prison later this year after pleading guilty to lying to Congress - but that "Donald Trump doesn't exactly have a great record of telling the truth as well".
The speech - clocking in at more than two hours - also included sharp attacks on former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, former Federal Bureau of Investigation head James Comey, the Democratic Party and those critical of his approach to North Korea. We now know as well, in one of the questions I still am trying to get answered, is that frankly embarrassing meeting between Trump and Putin where on the world stage, the President of the United States kowtowed to the Russian president. William Barr has since been confirmed as attorney general. So far, Mueller has not brought any public charges alleging a criminal conspiracy between the campaign and Russian Federation; the investigation continues.
But his increasingly emotional denunciation of the various legal and political investigations - that are now focusing on his business, his campaign, his transition, his inauguration and his presidency is not giving the impression that he is a President who is confident there will be no charges to answer.
While Monday's request did not include a subpoena, that remains an option.
Former White House chief of staff John Kelly and former White House counsel Don McGahn also are likely targets, he said.
"We need workers to come in, but they've got to come in legally, and they've got to come in through merit", he said. Before you impeach somebody you have to persuade the American public that it ought to happen. "If you look at that first speech, that was very innocent compared to what's happening", Trump said.
"Nancy Pelosi is doing a better job of cautioning them to go slow than I did in 97-98", he said on "America's Newsroom". "And the numbers are going to be even bigger", he said.
Since being appointed special counsel in spring 2017, Mueller has obtained guilty pleas to a range of crimes from mulitple people who worked for Trump or his campaign: Cohen, former national security advisor Michael Flynn, former campaign chair Paul Manafort, ex-campaign and inaugural official Rick Gates, and former foreign policy advisor George Papadopolous.
As NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine pointed out on Saturday , the SpaceX test represents a "new era" for American space travel. The Dragon carried 400 pounds of crew supplies and equipment - slightly more than the weight of two astronauts - to the station.
Meng, the daughter of Huawei's founder Ren Zhengfei, was arrested in Vancouver last December and is now under house arrest. Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor remain in China with limited consular visits.
When he was queried about his change of position between 2005 and 2013, Robson responded, "I did not believe that I was forced". He'd come over and we'd spend the day shopping or hang out, or he'd come over and he'd spend the night.
She revealed on Twitter past year that the pop star had helped her family cover some bills until they found permanent housing. News of Freeman's sudden death shocked " The Voice " fans. "She was a BEAST vocalist", singer Crystal Lewis tweeted.
YouTube also managed to generate extra revenue with "Super Chat" that users pay to display prominently with live-streamed videos. This measure is created to prevent predatory commenters from gathering in the comments section of such videos.
Authorities responded with an Oregon Water Resource SnowCat, a construction vehicle, and were able to dig out Taylor and his dog. Unable to continue on, the man and his dog slept in the auto but awoke to find further snow had fallen the following day.
After our stormy weather pattern ends, it's really cold for much of next week with highs in the 20s and lows in the single digits. Category 2 storms cause slick roads and, in this instance, may prompt school delays and closings on Monday in affected areas.
The probe comes following mid-term elections in the U.S. that gave Democrats a majority over Trump's Republicans in the House. Mueller is investigating Russian intervention in the 2016 election and whether Trump's campaign conspired with Russia.
Previn also wrote songs and scores for such popular 50s films as Bad Day at Black Rock, Designing Women and Hot Summer Nights . Previn's discography contains hundreds of recordings in film, jazz, classical music and contemporary classical music.
The Dow Jones Industrial average gained 0.2 percent to 26,091.95, while the Nasdaq composite rose 0.4 percent, to 7,554.46. USA tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods had been scheduled to rise to 25 percent from 10 percent at 12:01 a.m.
Jon Jones defends UFC title with a unanimous decision win
Jones finished uneventfully and remained unbeaten since 2009, winning a decision for the fifth time in his last seven fights. When everything is settled, I know he's tough. "I've wiped out the division at this point in time", he concluded.
Crowds gather at border for Indian pilot’s release
Tensions soared this week when at least one Indian Air Force jet was shot down by Pakistan in the disputed area of Kashmir. The country had closed its airspace on Wednesday following the escalation , causing disruptions to global air traffic.
The $35K Tesla Model 3 Is Finally Available
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