White House aides told to preserve materials in Russian Federation probe
President-elect Trump denied his campaign had contacts with the Russian government, accusing the U.S. intelligence agencies as well as the Obama administration of hyping the story about his Russian ties to sabotage his administration. "There continues to be no there, there", Sean Spicer, the White House spokesman, said.
After all, the White House was reportedly surprised to hear of Sessions' meetings from the media, and they can't afford any more stumbles right now (because Trump recently "repaired" his image with a teleprompted speech).
A congressional investigation of Russian interference in last year's presidential election will also look at whether classified information gathered by USA spy agencies was leaked to the public. The Senate Intelligence Committee also made a similar request to the White House and agencies. The officials, who spoke to the Times anonymously because they were divulging classified information, said they were coming forward in order to bring attention to the need for further Congressional investigation into the matter. Congress doesn't declare "executive privilege" on behalf of the executive branch.
A former intelligence official confirmed to Fox News that the Obama administration's goal was to "keep the Russian issue alive" and ensure evidence of Moscow's reported election interference was widely disseminated.
The House Intelligence Committee set the scope of its own investigation into Russia's interference on Monday. Between Nunes's role on the transition and now his threats to the press?
The Politicopiece quoted the senior official from the Obama White House saying, "It seems pretty clear that [former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn] was not a rogue here".
The Trump team's public accounting of Flynn's conversations with the ambassador have changed multiple times.
The FBI interviewed Flynn about the contacts days after the inauguration.
The most significant of the claims - that Mr Trump's new Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, met twice with the Russian ambassador during the 2016 election - was first reported in the Washington Post. He replied: "I'm not aware of any of those activities", adding "I have been called a surrogate at a time or two in that campaign and I did not have communications with the Russians".
The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website . The share price is now 0.48 percent versus its SMA20, -1.8 percent versus its SMA50, and 22.48 percent versus its SMA200.
Detectives are actively investigating Silva-Tello and any other potential witnesses, along with gathering physical evidence. McKinnon says Silva-Tello took the boy to a nearby dialysis center where first aid was administered.
The smartphone has a 12-megapixel rear camera with a Sony IMX378 sensor - reportedly the same one present on the Google Pixel. The front-facing camera is an 8MP resolution unit with 1.12 micron sized pixels and support for 1080p video capture.
Without Fippula's contract, the Lightning have opened up another spot on the protection list for the team's forwards. The Penguins traded Fehr, Steve Oleksy and a fourth-round selection to Toronto for minor leaguer Frank Corrado .
The American Cancer Society found that now, 3 in 10 rectal cancer diagnoses are in people under the age of 55. For adults aged 40 to 54, rates increased by 0.5 to one percent annually from the mid-1990s through 2013.
This time, de Mistura has voiced hope that he will manage to bring the two sides together for direct talks. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Syria and the Levant, was in Geneva for the talks, officials said.
Mainly, if the player can fulfill the requirements of a quest, you are most likely to receive an overpowered card in return. Blizzard also revealed a new Shaman card, Volcano, that deals 15 damage split across all minions.
Thomas said her daughter had attended Houston ISD's MacGregor Elementary. "I thought she was coming to help", Thomas said. Thomas believes somebody knows who the murderer is, possibly the person in the vehicle she crashed into.
The last of Wolverine: Logan leaves a legacy
When asked by a fan if we might ever see a black-and-white cut of the arty X-Men film , Mangold said he's working on it . But what about the main X-Men films? X-Men: Apocalypse launched in IMAX when it premiered past year .
Shares of Snapchat parent company open at $24
Meanwhile, Snap's chairman Michael Lynton planned to sell nearly 55,000 shares in the offering, bringing in more than $930,000. Snap said earlier that it will use a small portion of the proceeds for settling tax obligations related to stock options.
Which Jets busts shined at the NFL Combine?
It wouldn't be shocking for both he and Fournette to be available at No. 8, but it also wouldn't be shocking if Cook went first. That attitude doesn't surprise McCaffrey , but it sounds like he doesn't think that should happen under any circumstances.
Bank of Nova Scotia posts 1Q profit
Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company's stock. The Bank of Nova Scotia got Initiated on 1-Nov-16 where investment firm BofA/Merrill Initiated the stock to Buy.
Bacteria That Pose Greatest Risk to Human Health
In addition, he said identifying carbapenem-resistant bacteria as the highest priority for research and development was "spot on". Each year, at least 2 million people acquire antibiotic-resistant infection and 23,000 die as a result, according to the CDC .
'Dancing With the Stars' season 24 cast revealed
If you remember way back to when Heather first rose to fame - she competed on Season 2 of So You Think You Can Dance . Former New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings will fill the annual National Football League player quota.
Russia Bombed US-Backed Coalition Fighters in Syria
Townsend told reporters that he believed the Russians and Syrians had thought that the villages were held by Islamic State forces. Earlier Wednesday, a USA commander accused Russian and Syrian jets of bombing US-backed fighters in Syria.
Iranian President Rouhani arrives in Pakistan
He said the insightful comments and thought provoking views of the participants had indeed added value to the deliberations. Uzbekistan's deputy prime minister will attend the event. "We need to work on streamlining our institutional mechanisms".
Iran tests missiles in naval exercises
Gulf allies have long favored a tougher U.S. stance against Iran, whom they blame for regional interference. Another laser-guided missile, Dehlaviyeh, had also been successfully tested, reported Tasnim news agency .