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But at a separate hearing, Rod J. Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general who appointed Mueller and continues to oversee the investigation, promised lawmakers he would not permit Mueller to be dismissed without legitimate reason. Still, it took until Tuesday night for the White House to actually dispute Ruddy's suspicion. "Because Comey makes so clear that it's the poison fruit of a deliberate manipulation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation director leaking to The New York Times , ...
  • Paul Ryan: 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'

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    The comments come amid increasing frustration at the White House and among Trump supporters that the investigation will overshadow the president's agenda for months to come - a prospect that has Democrats salivating. "He did not hire a single Republican in the first wave", Gingrich said. The White House referred questions to Trump's personal attorney, Marc Kasowitz.
  • Al Jazeera Twitter account 'suspended' amid Qatar rift

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    Jubeir said the list being compiled by the four Arab countries were not "demands" but "a list of grievances that need to be addressed and that the Qataris need to fix". Disruption [by others] will not stop because the truth terrifies them. The network wrote that the account "is now suspended due to what seems to be an organised campaign and we are doing the necessary work to get the service back".
  • GOP shooting: Scalise improving from brink of death

    GOP shooting: Scalise improving from brink of death

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    In his speech in Miami Friday, President Trump called for unity in the aftermath of Wednesday's shooting at a GOP baseball practice. Trump said in remarks at the White House on Thursday. Instead of wearing hats representing their home teams, as is the normal tradition, players on both teams wore Louisiana State University hats in honor of Scalise, a Louisiana Republican, for part of the game.
  • Rosenstein Says He Has Seen No Reason to Remove Mueller

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    Senators on Tuesday questioned both Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on how the inquiry is being handled. Sessions has recused himself from the Russian probe, a move that gave Rosenstein the authority to appoint a special counsel.
  • Banning Flippers? North Korea lashes out at trade sanctions

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    Although U.S. citizens are not banned from visiting North Korea , the U.S. State Department strongly advises against it. Doctors said they have very limited information about Warmbier's condition before his arrival in the United States and have not had any contact with North Korean medical officials.
  • Judicial Watch: Special Counsel Mueller Might Have to Go

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    So that is what I would do. Schiff says that if Trump fires Mueller , Congress might name its own independent counsel to investigate the case. "If there were not good cause it wouldn't matter to me what anybody said". White House press secretary Sean Spicer said on June 6 that he had "not discussed" whether Trump felt comfortable with Mueller as special counsel .
  • Southern Baptists vote to decry 'alt-right white supremacy' after heated dispute

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    But, that was only after a revised version of the resolution was brought up for a vote. Southern Baptists have taken steps toward reckoning with their troubled past. "Being unclear on the spirit of this is dumb, foolish and bad stewardship of time". The event in Phoenix is the first Southern Baptist annual meeting since the USA presidential election, which riled the denomination's leadership over whether Trump, a thrice-married casino and real estate mogul, was morally fit for office.