The Obama White House had at first refused to release the logs. "We had no choice but to sue". They also want records of who has visited the president at Trump Tower in NY. At that point, Trump had spent more than half the weekends since his inauguration at Mar-a-Lago, the resort estate he owns in Florida that his administration has frequently referred to as the "Winter White House".
The only real uncertainty in the process had been whether the Democrats would be able to muster the 41 votes needed to filibuster Gorsuch's nomination. They've set up a scenario wherein future presidents who may not be to their liking can nominate liberal ideologues Republicans may despise, but the simple majority required for confirmation will allow that future president to do as he or she wishes without the advice of the Senate.
Anders Thornberg, head of the Swedish security agency, said the suspect "has appeared in our intelligence gathering in the past". Swedish media outlets reported Saturday that there was a homemade explosive device discovered in the mangled wreckage of the truck, which was towed overnight from the upscale shopping district that on Friday afternoon became a scene of carnage.
National-security experts have said that Rice's reported requests to identify who was speaking with the foreign officials before Trump was inaugurated were neither unusual nor against the law . "It's one of the big stories of our time ". Whoever leaked the classified information regarding the unmasked names might have committed a crime .
The United States condemns the Venezuelan Supreme Court's March 29 decision to usurp the powers of the democratically elected National Assembly. Maduro faced the strongest criticism ever from within his own camp Friday as his attorney general condemned recent court rulings that strengthened the socialist president's grip on the levers of power.
The al-Shabab militant group claimed responsibility for the attack. Security forces blocked off the entire district around the defence ministry. "There were number of officials in the convoy targeted including the army chief who left the Ministry after the ceremony concluded", a military source told VOA.