He also discussed his agency's budget. President Trump confirmed Friday he is under investigation for the firing of former FBI director James Comey . The Washington Post reported on Wednesday that investigators were looking into possible obstruction of justice. The president also called out the "Fake News Media" and boasted of his "very powerful "social media numbers, in his Friday morning tweets".
Among those killed were a 9-month-old girl from Phoenix, two people from El Paso, Texas, and an Escondido, California man. Arizona Department of Transportation officials said traffic in both directions would need to take a 105-mile detour to avoid the significant highway closure.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has already indicated his mixed feelings for the measure, saying publicly that while he agreed "with the sentiment" that Russian Federation be held accountable for its election meddling, he also wanted Congress "to ensure any legislation allows the president to have the flexibility to adjust sanctions to meet the needs of what is always an evolving diplomatic situation".
The Supreme Court will hear the case next term. The case was initially decided in November by a panel of two U.S. District Court judges and a U.S. It is a common practice for state legislatures to redraw voting districts to confer an advantage on the governing party. Although the court did not explain its willingness to schedule a hearing at the same time that it voted to block the lower court ruling in the meantime, its actions on Monday were not favorable to the challengers of the ...
A release went out on Monday morning informing them that there would be an off-camera press gaggle in the White House briefing room. During the first 100 days of the administration, Spicer and deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders held an official briefing or more informal gaggle at "a rate of about once every two days", The Washington Post reported last week .
Wind gusts and isolated large hail is also possible in the region, according to the National Weather Service . Thunderstorms moving eastward through the area began producing heavy rain at about 5 p.m. The greatest threat from these storms will be gusty, damaging winds along with hail and very heavy rain. Forecasters predict isolated showers between 10 a.m.