The former FBI director is due to testify to the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday about his investigation into allegations that Russian Federation meddled in the presidential election and whether any Trump aides colluded with Moscow.
When asked if Trump still "had confidence" in his Attorney General, Spicer responded that he "had not had that discussion with him" and would not speak for the president on the matter, despite the fact that he is the President's designated spokesperson. Trump rewarded Sessions after his election with one of the most coveted jobs in any administration, the opportunity to lead the Justice Department.
The attorney general reportedly told President Trump of his decision only "minutes" before he announced it, the sources said.
Sessions was Trump's first supporter in the Senate and was an enthusiastic backer throughout the campaign - standing with Trump through multiple controversies.
On Monday, the New York Timesreported that Trump had begun blaming Sessions for the mounting troubles his administration has faced on a near-daily basis since he assumed office earlier this year.
Still, tensions linger. On Monday, Trump derided the revised travel ban and criticized the Justice Department's handling of the controversial case.
"I have not had a discussion with him about that", Spicer said as sources said Trump is still fuming over Sessions' recusal from the federal investigation into potential ties between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation.
Trump's executive order that banned travel from seven predominately Muslim nations was blocked by federal judges in February.
ABC News first reported Tuesday that Sessions offered to resign.
This heart-on-her-sleeve, expressive young woman was proving that her mental fortitude was as powerful as her big-time tennis. Pliskova saved three set points but was powerless on the fourth as Halep wrapped up the opener after 45 minutes.
Technology news site Recode said Mr Alexander was sacked only after the publication contacted the company about the story. Former engineer Susan Fowler's allegations of sexual harassment exposed the rot in the company for the first time.
Madrid argues that the Spanish constitution leaves no room for regional secession votes, let alone for secession itself. Puigdemont's announcement came after multiple failed attempts to agree on a referendum date with the Madrid government.
The military has made it their objective to liberate the city by June 12 to coincide with the country's Independence Day. Another report said the group had with them two wounded individuals believed to be relatives of the elder Maute.
The 49-inch CHG90 is now available for pre-order on Amazon .com and at local Micro Center retail stores for an MSRP of $1,499. It's the tech giant's widest monitor ever and, according to Samsung , it was created to reinvent the gaming experience.
Kasowitz's statement did not address Comey's comments about Trump's pressuring him to shield Flynn from any FBI investigation. The Justice Department then appointed another former FBI director, Robert Mueller, as special counsel in the investigation.
Team USA , which was in last place when Bruce Arena took over as coach in November, moved up to third with the win. Forward Oswaldo Alanis' thirty-fourth minute brilliant header from a corner-kick cross gave the hosts a 1-0 lead.
Raees did feel the pinch when it released with Kaabil last January and we are sure Shah Rukh Khan didn't want a repeat of that. The film will also enjoy an extended weekend, since there'll be a partial holiday on 7th August due to Rakshabandhan.
Shourav Dasari , a past victor of both minor-league bees, was described as the consensus favorite as the ESPN broadcast began. Despite the incorrect spelling Camerota praised Vinay for her efforts, with Cuomo chiming in.
The coalition's focus remains on fighting the Islamic State group, he added, saying it does not want to battle the Syrian regime. White phosphorous burns at extremely high temperatures and can be used to illuminate conflict zones or obscure them with smoke.
Intelligence Heads Say No Pressure From Trump on Russia Probe
But Coats indicated that he would cooperate with the Russian Federation probe now being led by special counsel Robert Mueller . However, Coats said that he felt that conversations with the president should not be shared "with the general public".
Bradley rallies Red Sox to 5-3 win over Tigers
Alex Wilson (1-3), who started the eighth with Detroit up 3-2, took the loss after allowing three runs on four hits. The win, the Red Sox' fourth in 29 games when trailing after seven innings, ended Boston's two-game losing streak.
LondonMetric Property (LON:LMP) Broker Updates
The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 87.60 ($1.13). The Company's geographic divisions include Europe, Middle East and Africa, the Americas, and Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ).
Apple's iOS 11 Hopes To Reinvent the iPad
Other handy features include an automatic login to new devices simply by bringing it close to a Mac or other iOS 11 devices. There is another option called Offload App, which lets you decide the particular app you want to get rid of.
Harry Styles is coming back to Manila
Due to high demand, the One Direction singer gone solo has just booked 56 more tour dates , extending his tour into July of 2018. The U.S. concerts will feature country singer Kacey Musgraves ("Follow Your Arrow", "Merry Go Round") as the opening act.
Taylor Swift Streaming Again - All Songs, All Platforms
In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, Swift confessed that the song Bad Blood from 1989, is about a former friend. In 2015, she called out Apple Music for failing to pay royalties on streaming during free trial periods for the service.
House GOP backs bill to undo much of Dodd-Frank
Congressman Steve Knight (R-Palmdale) was one of the 233 Republicans to vote in favor of the bill, with all but Rep. Instead, making small tweaks to Dodd-Frank, such as providing relief for community banks , is more probable.
Mom charged after leaving toddlers to die in hot vehicle
Amanda Hawkins was arrested Thursday in San Antonio and is awaiting to be transferred to Kerr County, Kerr County Sheriff W.R. Hierholzer said the investigation is continuing and he did not rule out others being charged in connection with the deaths.
Japan enacts law for Emperor Akihito, 83, to abdicate
But through this one-off bill, Emperor Akihito is allowed to pass the throne to Naruhito, who is the eldest of his three children. After Princess Mako, 25, gets married to paralegal Kei Komuro, 25, the total number of imperial family members will fall to 18.
Trump's Twitter Adviser Gets Reprimanded For Tweet
On social media, that means no campaigning while on duty or while using a professional account. [Justin Amash] is a big liability. An independent prosecutor's office has warned a White House aide that his Twitter threat to target U.S.
Mexico National Team: Mexico cruise past Honduras
Mexico hosts the United States of America at Azteca Sunday night in their second and final meeting of the round. Jimenez was fantastic up top, while Vela and Jesus Corona were fantastic out wide taking players on easily .
Qatar's Al-Jazeera says battling cyber attack
It comes amid a diplomatic crisis with Qatar , which other Arab states accuse of having ties with terrorism. Reporters broke with a widespread taboo of the Arab news media by interviewing Israeli officials.