Trump assails 'witch hunt' after naming of special counsel
20 May, 2017, 02:11
Several sources toldPolitico that the former Democratic vice presidential nominee is now the top pick of President Donald Trump, who wants to name his nominee before he leaves for his first global trip on Friday.
"We're going to have a director who's going to be outstanding and Ill be announcing that director very soon", Trump said on Thursday at a joint-news conference with Colombia President Juan Santos.
On Wednesday, Trump met four candidates to replace former FBI Director James Comey, namely Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, former Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating, former FBI Executive Assistant Director Richard McFeely and Lieberman. The White House is disputing a report that President Donald Trump asked C. Frank Keating and Richard McFeely, a career Federal Bureau of Investigation official who retired in 2014 as head of the Criminal, Cyber, Response and Services branch.
In reality, Lieberman's critics really mean they want a Democrat who will give backroom promises that he'll devote most of attention to contrived conspiracies and scandals against the Trump administration.
Lieberman seemed to agree with the sentiment, as he was photographed leaving the White House with a big thumbs up.
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But he told NBC Connecticut that Trump's victory is a result of people's dissatisfaction with Washington. Joe Lieberman, who was a Democrat and even served as his party's vice presidential nominee in 2000.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein wrote the memo the president initially cited as justification for firing FBI Director James Comey.
A November 25 news release from Trump's transition team quoted Lieberman praising Trump's selection of K.T. McFarland as deputy national security adviser.
The Senate must confirm Mr Trump's candidate for the job.
In an interview with CNBC during the Republican National Convention later that year, however, Keating denounced Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and said he would vote for Trump.
The former Democratic vice presidential nominee now works at the law firm Kasowitz Benson Torres in NY - the same firm as Trump's attorney Marc Kasowitz. The job typically consists of serving one 10-year term, but at 75 years of age, critics may question whether or not Lieberman can do it.
First elected in 1988, Lieberman served as a Democrat until 2006, when he became an independent who caucused with the Democrats. "That tells me a lot", said Sen. He was the vice-presidential nominee on the Democratic ticket with Al Gore but is now an independent.
He was the lead agent on the Oklahoma City federal building bombing case in 1995, when Keating was governor, and he was the FBI's on-scene commander after the September 11, 2001, attack on the Pentagon.
The documents needed for McGregor to receive his license are related to medical exams and physical requirements. Both McGregor and Mayweather have openly courted the match-up in the media in recent months.
Former friends Katy and Taylor are thought to have fallen out in 2012 when Katy dated Taylor's ex-boyfriend, singer John Mayer. Rose then said that she is simply doing what she always does and ended things with one final dig at Perry's music.
Merkel said that Germany needs France to succeed, emphasising that "Europe will only do well if there is a strong France". She is scheduled to give a television interview on Thursday night and an announcement is expected by week's end.
The settlement - by Toyota , BMW, Subaru and Mazda - covers 15.8 million vehicles equipped with rupture-prone air bag inflators. District Court for the Southern District of Florida but that seems likely now that a settlement has been reached.
Chicago went ahead to stay with five runs in the second against Scott Feldman (2-4), who was chased in the third. The benches cleared briefly after the top of the third when Cueto and Grandal exchanged words.
The contouring trend is still going strong, as demonstrated by influential models of the moment Bella Hadid and Emily Ratajkowski. Her pale satin gown by Twinset was designed with spaghetti straps and thigh-high split, according to Vanity Fair .
And in Sicily, the president will meet with the other leaders of the G7, a gathering of Western economic powers. In Israel, Trump will meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , looking to smooth over fresh tensions.
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To DIY the update, you'll need to download the right version for your auto from Ford's owner support website . The Android Auto and CarPlay update is the first time that Ford is offering a new software version via Wi-Fi.
Colorado man to be freed early now in immigration custody
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IS fighters attack government-held areas in central Syria
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New S. Korean leader scraps plan for state history books
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Average US 30-year mortgage rate slips to 4.02 percent
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Singapore Airlines reports net loss in fourth quarter
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Tom Hardy to star as Spider-Man villain Venom in solo film
Sony Pictures has started announcing the cast of Sony's Marvel Universe film " Venom ", which is set to release in 2018. Topher Grace played the character in Spider-Man 3 against Tobey Maguire, but less said about that, the better.
Michael Noonan to retire
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Nicki to open Billboard Music Awards
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