WASHINGTON-President Trump renewed his criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday, decrying his Justice Department's recent indictments of two Republican House members because of the political ramifications for the GOP.
Last month, Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter of California, and New York Republican Rep. Chris Collins were indicted in a matter of just two weeks - both politicians were two of Trump's earliest supporters in Congress.
Shortly after executives from Facebook and Twittertestified Wednesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, the Justice Department announced a meeting with state attorneys general to discuss "growing concern" about censorship by social-media platforms, suggesting they are violating antitrust laws.
The revelations in Woodward's book, "Fear: Trump in the White House", set to be released next Tuesday, represent the latest episode in a public feud between Trump and Sessions since the attorney general's recusal in March 2017.
Senator Ben Sasse of Nebraska released a statement saying, "The United States is not some banana republic with a two-tiered system of justice - one for the majority party and one for the minority party".
Trump has previously pressed Sessions to investigate his perceived enemies and has accused Sessions of failing to take control of the Justice Department.
Last week, Trump said the companies might have antitrust problems but declined to discuss whether they should be broken up. "Good Job Jeff", his tweet continued.
Vice President Mike Pence praised Jeff Sessions Wednesday, contradicting President Donald Trump who has criticized the attorney general on numerous occasions, The Hill reports.
Trump has frequently pilloried Sessions for recusing himself from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of possible collusion with Russian Federation to tilt the 2016 USA election toward the real estate billionaire. Trump replied, "I have absolute right to do what I want to do with the Justice Department".
Using the authority & prestige of the presidency to suborn politicization of investigations & prosecutions involving your allies? He briefly exited the White House to a waiting motorcade but then went back inside without going anywhere.
While Trump suggested the investigations into the two lawmakers began during the Obama administration, the charges against Collins stem from actions he allegedly took a year ago - including calls he placed while at the White House for a congressional picnic hosted by Trump.
There has typically been a separation between the White House and the Justice Department, but Trump has frequently disregarded those norms, giving orders to Sessions.
Sessions has said his department won't be "improperly influenced by political considerations".
Mr Trump, who did not address the specifics of the charges, did not name the Republicans he was referring to on Twitter.
Asked whether he thought during that time away about returning to the height of his powers, Djokovic replied: "I have imagined. Open on Monday and suffered a shock 3-6 7-5 7-6 (7) 7-6 (3) defeat to unseeded Australian John Millman in the last 16.
China's growing clout in Africa is also drawing criticism that more African countries are getting caught in a Chinese debt trap. Stevens said Beijing's decision not to hike loans to Africa said it shouldn't be interpreted as a step back in relations.
Next for the 36-year-old American comes a quarterfinal against 2016 runner-up Karolina Pliskova, who beat Williams in the U.S. But, he may need to step out of his comfort zone and play more aggressively if he wants to win this match.
I'm just sorry for my legs". "I'm sad for him because when this moment arrived, he did all the things well to win the match". Thiem collected 24 of the opening set's 31 points, thanks in large part to a 13-3 edge in winners.
He shot a final-round seven-under 64 to remain number one in the world with Brooks Koepka breathing down his neck. He played with Keith Mitchell, another PGA Tour rookie, who birdied his last two holes for a 69.
But Bournemouth sought to nullify Chelsea with a back five, crowding the central areas and funnelling possession to the flanks. Beyond the big six - and perhaps Marco Silva's new-look Everton - there appears to be parity.
Temperatures have reached the high 40s during this year's US Open. "Male players do it. and she was covered the whole time. The Women's Tennis Association rules say women are not allowed to change while on the court, according to the Daily Mail .
Spacey apologized for any inappropriate conduct with Rapp but has not commented since and has stepped away from public life. In the case of Seagal, the allegation of assault is from 1993, when the victim was 18 years old.
The revised rates are effective from 6 am on September 3, 2018. "This is further hurting Asian currencies", the official said. Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has blamed "external" factors for the rise in petrol and diesel prices.
According to the Financial Times , two people familiar with the case said it involves another Chinese student at the university. In 2015, a model said she was sexually assaulted by a man after they had partied at Liu's Australian penthouse.
Trump warns Syria, Russia and Iran against Idlib 'tragedy'
There were also reports that terrorist factions in Idlib were literally setting the stage for a false flag chemical "incident". They are to be deployed along with Russian police forces once the government begins occupying Idlib, he said.
Former Arizona US Sen. Jon Kyl to replace John McCain
This is why he accepted the position with the stipulation that he would not commit beyond the end of this congressional session. But Kyl, who was sworn in Wednesday, has only committed to serving through at least the end of this Congress.
What's new in the redesigned Google Chrome?
Tab backgrounds can now be customised with the photo of the user's choice and shortcuts can be created directly from the new tab. For the phones, the new Chrome will take up the entire screen area as the support for notch has also been included.
Roxanne leaves Celebrity Big Brother house after 'punch'
Others criticised Roxanne for "belittling actual victims" of domestic abuse and for a trying to "ruin" Thomas' career. A Celebrity Big Brother spokesman told the BBC: "Roxanne has made a decision to leave the Big Brother house".
Sony brings Bravia TV screen technology to latest smartphone
In addition, the smartphone out of the box will be running Android Oreo, which he hid under a proprietary shell Xperia Home. On the software side of things, the Sony Xperia XZ3 will ship with Android 9.0 Pie which is the latest version of Android.