Robert Mueller , the special counsel named by the department to investigate the Russian Federation matter, is now examining whether Trump or others sought to obstruct the probe, a person familiar with the inquiry said on Thursday. Rosenstein is acting as the attorney general in the inquiry because Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from investigations that touch on the 2016 presidential campaigns.
President Donald Trump's closest allies are attacking the integrity of those involved in the widening probe of Russian interference in the US election, accusing special counsel Mueller of driving a biased investigation. Mueller had no choice but to add obstruction of justice to the list of potential issues his office would investigate. And with the investigation reaching all the way up to Trump - and with Trump regularly tweeting about it - it's almost impossible for the White House to ...
Donald Trump has said that he is being investigated for possible obstruction of justice over his decision to fire the FBI Director who was heading a probe into possible collusion between his election campaign and Russia's alleged effort to interfere with the 2016 election.
Scalise, who underwent another surgery on Saturday, is responsive and is able to talk with loved ones. Scalise was one of several people shot by suspect James T. Bailey was spotted Friday in the Capitol, on crutches and out of uniform, accepting congratulations from fellow officers. Scalise was shot Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, .
Tourism to the island is still strictly prohibited, but White House officials said that enforcement of the ban has been lagging. Trump's changes would still allow commercial flights and cruise ships trips to Cuba as long as US visitors aren't traveling there strictly as tourists.
One was wearing a bulletproof vest that had been taken from a police station, the chief said. Detectives want to figure out whether the vehicle was stolen once or repeatedly taken and returned without detection, which would raise even greater concerns about how the LAPD tracks its cars.