Donald Trump Praises Bill Barr for Investigating Russia 'Hoax' Origin
15 May, 2019, 04:56 | Author: Trevor Moore
Horowitz is investigating whether the FBI properly disclosed information about Steele and his investigation to the judges who approved the spy warrants against Page.
Durham was confirmed as a USA attorney in February 2018 and had previously earned a reputation as a dogged career prosecutor tapped by previous attorneys general for other high-profile roles.
Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) told CBN News that Barr "wants to know if the spying that was done on the Trump campaign had a proper predicate", adding, "I think a lot of Democrats are very anxious about what that probe is going to turn up". Several other media outlets also reported Durham has been tapped to lead the inquiry.
"I am so proud of our attorney general that he is looking into it", Trump said, "I think it's great".
Amid a broad effort to discredit Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the FBI, Trump and his allies have accused law enforcement officials of spying on his campaign and called for an investigation into the origins of the Mueller probe, which started at the FBI in mid-2016.
The review that Barr has commissioned is broad-based and includes working with Wray, CIA Director Gina Haspel and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, according to the person.
Britain warns of Iran-U.S. conflict, EU to meet Pompeo
British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt said the United Kingdom is anxious about the risk of conflict between Iran and the US. Asked if he himself believed there was the possibility of an Iranian role, Hook said: "Don't have any comment".
The attorney-general has been accused of pandering to repeated claims by Mr Trump that his predecessor had a spy illegally placed into his campaign and that the Mueller investigation was politically motivated. Despite being a Trump appointee, Durham was recommended for the position by Connecticut's Democratic senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy who characterized him as having earned "immense respect as a no-nonsense, fierce and fair prosecutor".
The probe is running parallel to a Justice Department inspector general's investigation into the FBI's handling of surveillance warrants against Trump campaign adviser Carter Page. He has previously investigated law enforcement corruption, the destruction of Central Intelligence Agency videotapes and the Boston FBI office's relationship with mobsters.
In February 2018, Trump pressured McGahn to deny a news report that the president had pressured him to help oust Mueller. The administration so far has defied all subpoenas and requests from Congress, leading to more potential court fights.
Pentagon officials revising plans to add additional troops to the Middle East to counter Iran is more routine, says Ashford. Congress voted to withdraw American support to the coalition earlier this year, but President Trump vetoed the measure.
Super Kings also have the chance to better their score against Mumbai who defeated Chennai in 2013 and 2015 final. Deepak Chahar accounted for three batsmen while Shardul Thakur and Imran Tahir took two wickets each for CSK.
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When asked if his future will become clear after the Europa League final against Arsenal on May 29 he added: "I think so". They also pipped another London club, Tottenham, to the third spot in the Premier League.
Marcus Smart has one particular word for anyone blaming Kyrie Irving for Celtics' series loss against the Bucks. This season for the Celtics will be considered a failure by many analysts due to their high expectations.
While this year's draft may be pretty heavy at the top, there will be valuable players throughout most of the first round. For the Tar Heels, they had three players mocked to go in the Top 22 but just one player as a lottery selection.
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On single-lap pace, Ferrari had a 0.3s deficit to Mercedes , and the gap extended to 0.4s to 0.5s on like-for-like long runs. But drill a bit deeper into where Ferrari is losing time and it's a familiar picture that emerges.
It travelled to Camp Nou on the last day of the season knowing a defeat would see the Catalans claim the title. Sancho has scored 11 goals and made 14 assists in 32 Bundesliga games for Dortmund so far this season.
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After a hard-fought game, I feel like we had a chance", Embiid said, according to ESPN's Dave McMenamin . Both shots were taken by a Raptors superstar from just inside the three-point line in the corner.
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