Trump tweeted Saturday morning: " The good news is that your favorite President did nothing wrong! ". Current Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani said the payment was never made and the brief recording shows Trump did nothing wrong. Davis said "any attempt at spin can not change what is on the tape". Cohen's recording adds to questions about whether Trump tried to quash damaging stories before the election.
The company offers refunds in cases where severe weather impedes tours, according to its website . Seventeen people - including nine people from a single family - drowned after a tourist "duck boat" sank in southeast Missouri , authorities said Friday.
During the Monday press conference, he alleged that Bill Browder, an investor and Putin critic accused of financial crimes in Russian Federation, contributed $400 million to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. Asked at the Valdai Discussion Club in Moscow to comment on controversial plans by the White House to invite Putin to the USA this fall, Anatoly Antonov said: "The Russian side has always been open to possible proposals".
When Mr. Trump suggests that he might not, as he did in his interview with Tucker Carlson , then it becomes easier to imagine the Kremlin invading countries like Estonia. "Add that to your little equation on Montenegro", he continued. Few countries as small as Montenegro - the state has an army of around 2,000 with 400 reservists - has annoyed Moscow as much.
White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said in a Twitter post that Trump had directed national security adviser John Bolton to issue the invitation, even though US lawmakers and top officials in Trump's administration have not been briefed on what Trump and Putin discussed in Monday's summit with only interpreters present.
Haris told the IHC that the accountability court judge can not hear the two cases against them as the arguments were similar to those in the Avenfield case. Similarly, Amjad Pervaiz filed the appeals on behalf of Maryam and Captain (retired) Safdar Awan. The appeal highlighted the legal flaws in the Avenfield verdict and pleaded to nullify the Accountability Court's verdict.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi in his speech slammed the Modi government over its performance in four years so far. But that worked in part because there had been no expectations that the Nehru-Gandhi scion would amount to much in Parliament.
Speaking to a conference of Russian diplomats in Moscow today, the Russian president described the summit this week in Helsinki as successful overall. U.S. lawmakers are calling for a court demand to be issued for the notes of the United States translator who accompanied Mr Trump to his two-hour meeting with Mr Putin.
It's unclear how the network will handle Guilfoyle's departure after she spent over a decade there. Howard Kurtz, who covers the media industry for Fox News, tweeted that the short statement suggested to him that it was "a hard parting". Instead, Guilfoyle is signing on with America First Policies, which touts President Donald Trump's agenda, insiders report. The second person familiar with the matter said that donors for the group had been actively trying to recruit her.
During the event, Coats also claimed that he didn't know exactly what happened during U.S. President Donald Trump's meeting with Putin earlier this week. intelligence services. Trump initially had described the idea as an "incredible offer". Speaking with CNBC on Thursday, the USA president said that he would become Putin's " worst enemy " if his dealings with Russian Federation failed to produce results.
Republicans and Democrats tend to divide along party lines when it comes to immigration policy. The American people should be very anxious about the commitment of this president and his Republican allies in Congress to securing our elections.
Earlier this month we reported how WhatsApp is resorting to unusual methods to teach India's increasingly internet-connected population about fake news and how people can help to reduce its impact. And if those 1,280 people then forward the message to five chats, it's not hard to see how fake news could still spread like wildfire across the nation.
On Thursday, Trump said he is "not thrilled" about Fed interest rate hikes. The Fed has raised interest rates five times since Trump took office, with two of those coming this year under the Fed chair Jerome Powell, Trump's pick to replace Janet Yellen.
Holden said all women should feel empowered to do exactly what she did. "I'm 115 pounds. I didn't know I could do that", she said. "I've never done that before", Holden added. "I took the guy down and had my co-workers call the police", Holden told the Daily Mail . Holden said she had first thought it was a friend who was grabbing her as a joke, Inside Edition reported.
The main hospital in Marshalltown was damaged and all 40 patients at UnityPoint Health were being transferred to the health system's larger hospital in Waterloo and one in Grundy Center, spokeswoman Amy Varcoe said. Additional funnels were reported as the storm moved east of Des Moines past Altoona, Prairie City and Colfax. The Vermeer Corporation said on Facebook that the severe weather hit multiple facilities at 4 p.m.
Zuckerberg said in an interview published by Recode on Wednesday that Facebook has a responsibility to curb the viral spread of hoaxes and blatant misinformation. In April, Facebook announced new public guidelines mirroring the rules its reviewers use to decide whether posts run afoul of prohibitions against harassment, violent threats, explicit sexuality and other forbidden categories.
GOP leadership and Trump's own intelligence officials again affirmed that Russian Federation was responsible for the hacking and influence campaign. "Putin and I discussed many important subjects at our earlier meeting". The White House released a statement saying that Trump "disagrees" with Putin's proposal.
As noted by the BBC, some critics of Theresa May regard Johnson, a former London mayor, as a possible successor, should she be forced out over Brexit . Former Brexit secretary David Davis called on Mrs May to publish the legal text of a draft free trade treaty based on European Union precedent that was being drawn up while he was still in post, but was stonewalled.
Lieberman said. At least four Palestinians were killed in later Israeli strikes, according to Palestinian medical officials. Efforts to broker a cease-fire have stumbled over the Palestinians' continuing practice of launching fire-carrying kites and balloons from Gaza into Israel.
And the president's declaration was also directly contradicted by one of his closest personal allies, French President Emanuel Macron. Her endorsement of the Trump-Putin meeting attempts to cut off awkward questions about Trump's commitment to NATO , an organisation he has openly and repeatedly criticised, which has dogged the ongoing NATO summit and threatened to undermine Trump's visit to London later this week.
An animated version online shows President Trump fully transforming into Putin in about 15 seconds. Trump , who has struggled to quiet a political uproar over his failure at Monday's summit in Helsinki to confront Putin over Russia's meddling in the 2016 USA election, renewed his fierce criticism of one of his favourite targets, the news media.
This is far from the first time that Trump has, usually under considerable political pressure, acknowledged Russian Federation probably sought to interfere in the 2016 election only to go back on that claim in subsequent weeks or months. But even then he made a point of adding, "It could be other people also". In continuation of an extraordinary series of events leading up to and after the Helsinki Summit , Trump went on to claim that he misspoke when he appeared to take the Russian ...
At a daily briefing, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said she had yet to find any precedent for compelling a presidential interpreter to testify, and that "no formal request ... But the question is whether such a testimony would be either protected by executive privilege or whether it would have to take place in a classified setting.
He said his message to Putin warning against future interference was "very strong" during their meeting Monday. Newt Gingrich , a staunch Republican ally whose wife Clarissa Gingrich is Trump's ambassador to the Vatican, called the Helsinki news conference the " most serious mistake" of the Trump presidency.
White House officials have not explained why Coats was not informed about the invitation in advance. Former FBI Director Comey called on Americans to vote for Democrats, while Brennan, the former Central Intelligence Agency director, said Trump's comments in Helsinki were "treasonous".
The political firestorm over Trump's performance at the Helsinki news conference has engulfed the administration and spread to his fellow Republicans , eclipsing most of the frequent controversies that have erupted during Trump's turbulent 18 months in office.
As for the brooch she picked to meet with Trump for the first time, that was also an interesting choice. Citing the work of the blog Her Majesty's Jewel Box , she explained that the Queen makes hundreds of appearances and always wears a brooch.
Krull said the weather service expected a severe weather threat to remain in effect through 7 p.m.to 8 p.m.as the storms moved east and north. Injuries have been reported in Pella, Iowa, after a tornado hit a factory where people were still working, the Associated Press reported.
ZARROLI: At today's signing ceremony in Tokyo , EU Council President Donald Tusk said the agreement would usher in a new era of commerce and friendship between Europe and Japan. The European Commission has proposed ways to address US concerns over the functioning of the WTO, according to an internal memo drafted by the EU's executive arm and seen by Bloomberg .
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday that Mr. Trump asked national security adviser John Bolton to invite Mr. Putin to Washington this autumn, "and those discussions are already underway". If Putin's account of Trump's reaction is accurate, it would suggest a more flexible approach than the USA has shown to date on the issue. On Thursday he tweeted: "The Summit with Russian Federation was a great success, except with the real enemy of the people, the ...