"The intelligence community's assessment that Russian Federation interfered in our elections - paired with mounting evidence of connections between the Trump administration and Putin's government - demands a thorough and nonpartisan investigation", said Takano, who serves on House committees pertaining to education and the workforce, space, science and technology and veterans affairs.
Lake, writing in Bloomberg, made two points of particular interest: that Nunes told him that the intelligence reports were sent to the Obama White House, as well as other Executive Branch agencies, and that Nunes "has a history of cultivating independent sources inside the intelligence community", and has a "network of whistleblowers", as seen in his investigations on Benghazi and pressure inside military Central Command to produce positive reports on US anti-ISIS campaigns. Nunes angered Schiff and other Democrats on the committee when he shared details about their investigation with the public and the White House before sharing it with them.
Citing unnamed USA officials, the Times identified the White House officials as "Ezra Cohen-Watnick, the senior director for intelligence at the National Security Council, and Michael Ellis, a lawyer who works on national security issues at the White House Counsel's Office".
The White House quickly embraced Nunes' revelations, saying they vindicated Trump's explosive and unverified claim that President Barack Obama wiretapped his NY skyscraper.
The White House's invitation letter came amid a quickly rising storm over Rep. Devin Nunes, who heads the House intelligence committee.
The United States is no longer making removing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad a focus of its policy in the war-torn country, the USA ambassador to the United Nations says. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) called for Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (WI) to replace Nunes as chair; Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), backed by Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), called for him to resign.
Cohen-Watnick was almost fired earlier in the month at the request of National Security Advisor Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, but was overruled by US President Donald Trump after he appealed to White House advisers Stephen Bannon and Jared Kushner, Trump's Jewish son-in-law.
Regarding how Devin Nunes get onto White House grounds, Spicer said he still does not know.
The White House did not immediately respond to a request for what the time the letter was sent. The Times report indicated that two National Security Council staffers allegedly presented Nunes with documents validating President Donald Trump's Twitter claim that Obama wiretapped him.
He questioned why the materials came to the White House by way of Nunes rather than by a more direct route.
Comey said he would not testify without a formal invite, a spokesman for Nunes told CNN.
With the eighth on the way and two more planned sequels after that, it seems like the Fast & Furious franchise will never end. Diesel, who is one of the new film's producers, was singled out as the source of Johnson's social media outburst.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been refitting their living quarters, including rumours of an "iceberg" basement. Harry confirmed his relationship with American actress Markle in November past year .
This is highly unusual, as generally most of the rocket parts crash into the ocean, forever sinking at the bottom. SpaceX will send a used Falcon 9 rocket into space carrying a telecommunications satellite from the Space Coast.
Although Tillerson alluded to the intensified campaign, he said the Trump administration was still refining its strategy. The story Tillerson urges other countries to cough up more for war on IS first appeared on The Sydney Morning Herald .
Trump Organization representatives have said the first payment would not arrive in the government coffers until 2018. Secret Service requested $33 million for travel costs for the president, his family, and visiting heads of state.
About 208,584 of the affected vehicles are in the US and federalized territories, 21,854 are in Canada and 318 are in Mexico. The recalled vehicles are missing welds in the windshield, which could increase the risk of injury in a side-impact crash.
Committee Democrats argued the amendment did not change the substance of the bill enough to allow a vote based on Senate rules. IN has moved one step closer to making the superintendent for public instruction an appointed rather than an elected position.
Dorleant just wrapped up his first National Football League season as well, with the Green Bay Packers. Hall is facing charges of disorderly conduct, public intoxication and interference with official acts.
The 2017 County Health Rankings , which was released Wednesday morning, ranked 83 counties across the state for healthy people. In a ranking of West Virginia's 55 counties, Harrison County has moved from 31st up to 26th in health outcomes .
It was only a matter of time before President Donald Trump came for the Clean Power Plan. "Paris was just a bad deal ". Pruitt said that the Paris Agreement to combat climate change, which the U.S. signed up to, was "non-binding".
Last-shot practice pays with Final Four for North Carolina
The Tar Heels then inbounded the ball, ending a game that at times was ragged but featured a bunch of big plays at winning time. Fox picks up his second foul with 12 minutes left in the first half , and ends up playing just 28 minutes in the game.
USF player cut from football team after road-rage shooting
Jimenez, who has a valid concealed weapons permit, removed his gun from his waistband and placed it on the seat next to his leg. He pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge of obstructing or opposing an officer without violence in March 2012.
Ford investing $1.2B in 3 Michigan plants, adding 130 jobs
The automaker expects earnings per share of 30 cents to 35 cents in the first quarter, down from the same period past year . Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-12th District) said Ford's continued investment in the area is a positive across the board.
With 10 games left, Heat look to finish playoff push
It is worth noting that Johnson still had about 30 fantasy points against the Raptors, while shooting just 3/14 from the field. Boston , which has won its past seven at home, took the initial lead but Miami held the edge the remainder of the first half.
Homemade slime gives girl 3rd-degree burns
But Quinn, mother to 11-year-old Kathleen, didn't realize that such an innocent and educational project could do so much harm. The young girl's parents brought her to the hospital and she was treated for second- and third-degree burns.
This is the Samsung Galaxy S8, launching on March 29
Authorities in the USA and elsewhere banned the device from use on planes and even from being placed in checked luggage. You'd think Samsung would be trying to do everything it could to get us to all forget about the Note 7.
Trump 'unbelievably healthy', Treasury secretary says
Same goes for " The Big Short ". "Seven more years?" Allen asked. "Well, I'm not allowed to promote anything that I'm involved in. So I just want to have the legal disclosure that you've asked me the question and I am not promoting any product", Mnuchin said.