Rosenstein said that while it depends on the circumstances, "I think the general answer is no". Justice Department regulations show the President does not have direct power to sack a special counsel, but the Attorney-General does, meaning Mr Trump could simply order acting Attorney-General Rod Rosenstein to sack Mr Mueller instead.
Scalise, 51, the No. 3 House Republican leader, was first elected in 2008. The annual Congressional Baseball Game pits Republicans against Democrats , but this year the focus has turned to showing unity in the wake of the shooting .
Syria's six-year civil war remained the largest single cause of displacement, with 12 million people followed by some 7.7 million Colombians, 4.7 million Afghans, 4.2 million Iraqis and 3.3 million South Sudanese. There are plans to expand the programme and open similar sites throughout the country to give assistance and hope to millions of displaced people, although both hope and cash are in short supply.
The first round of formal negotiations on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union will begin on June 19, it has been confirmed. The announcement followed speculation that talks may have to be delayed because of the inconclusive outcome of last week's General Election, which has already forced the State Opening of Parliament to be put back from June 19 to 21.
The government has promised a full public inquiry, but that has done little to a sense of frustration at the lack of information about how the fire moved so quickly to engulf the building. The investigation into the cause of the fire that has now been extinguished will take weeks, he added. Some 19 patients are still being treated in hospital, of whom 10 are in a critical condition, the National Health Service said on June 17, 2017 .
British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing mounting pressure to resign due to her handling of the situation and tensions have been heightened by her failure to meet with victims in the immediate aftermathof the tragedy. Other measures outlined by Prime Minister Theresa May following a meeting with residents at Downing Street on Saturday, included more staff covering phone lines and ground staff wearing high-visibility clothing so they could be easily found.