US President Donald Trump said in an interview aired yesterday that the US economy would collapse if he were impeached. "Number two, I don't think that this rises to the level of high crimes or misdemeanors, that's a really high standard", he said. We made note of their reporting here. "For 30, 40 years I've been watching flippers", Mr Trump said.
Cohen, who served as Trump's personal attorney and worked in his Trump Organization, pleaded guilty Tuesday to eight counts that included tax fraud and campaign finance violations.
The supposed counterintelligence investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election now has more spinoffs than Happy Days without ever getting to the alleged campaign collusion that prompted it.
Paul Manafort doesn't remotely deserve a pardon, and President Trump and Rudy Giuliani are treading extremely risky ground in publicly floating the idea.
According to the report, the Manhattan District Attorney is looking at what role the organization may have had in the arrangement of payments Michael Cohen made to women who claimed to have had sexual relationships with Donald Trump.
Cohen had said Tuesday he secretly used shell companies to make payments used to silence former Playboy model Karen McDougal and adult-film actress Stormy Daniels for the goal of influencing the 2016 election.
Because the hush payments were meant to influence the outcome of the elections, they violated United States laws governing campaign contributions.
In entering a guilty plea, Cohen said under oath that the payments were made "in coordination with and at the direction of a candidate for federal office", in clear reference to Trump. But he insisted he only knew about payments "later on", contradicting his former lawyer's sworn statement that Trump had directed him to make the payments.
Oscars announce new popular film category
Last year's telecast hit an all-time low in ratings with just 26.5 million viewers, a drop of 20% from the previous year. In a tweet Wednesday morning, the Academy announced it's planning a new category "around achievement in popular film ".
"Campaign violations are considered not a big deal, frankly", he said.
All of this, as Congressional Republicans have not even hinted that they will investigate Cohen's claims regarding Trump's actions.
The excerpts have not included a clip of Mr Trump saying he would consider pardoning Manafort.
"I will stay uninvolved and maybe that's the best thing to do", he said in the interview. Trump said, adding that Sessions "never took control of the Justice Department".
The U.S. Justice Department has long taken the position that a sitting president is exempt from indictment.
Rumors suggest that the DVR is now being developed at Amazon's Lab 126 R&D center, and we'll probably see a whole lot more, soon. The concept reportedly allows for transmitting the video stream wirelessly to smartphones.
Whitmer, the first-ever female leader of a MI state Senate caucus, beat back challenges from former Detroit health director Dr. In a sign of Trump's looming presence in the midterms, both winners alluded to the president in their acceptance speeches.
Canada has said it is "gravely concerned" about the arrests and has called for those detained to be released immediately. Her brother Mr Badawi was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes for "insulting Islam" online back in 2014.
Erdogan has remained defiant in the face of the crisis with Washington, saying Turkey could turn to new alternative markets. Turkey says Brunson has ties to political groups responsible for the 2016 attempted coup of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The suspect arrested following the Westminster terror attack yesterday has been further arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. The suspect, a 29-year-old British national, was known to police in the West Midlands but not MI5 or counter terrorism officers .
The car-sized, $1.5 billion Parker Solar Probe launched on a Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral , Florida. The probe is protected by an ultra-powerful heat shield that is just 4.5 inches (11.43 centimeters) thick.
Pricing for 2070 starts at $499 ($599 for the Founders Edition), making this card much more affordable than its big brothers. Normally, ray-tracing would take a serious amount of graphical power to run; we're talking Nvidia DXG supercomputer level.
The rising tensions have caused the value of the lira to plunge by about a third of its value against the dollar since January. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. could put more sanctions on Turkey if the pastor is not released soon.
The S&P technology index fell 0.8 per cent, with Intel down 2.6 per cent after Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to "sell". Sinclair dropped 4 percent after Tribune Media ended its $3.9 billion deal to be acquired by Sinclair and filed suit.
Later, a woman was killed when a auto drove into a crowd of people opposing the white nationalists, and dozens more were injured. He told reporters Wednesday that central Charlottesville would be be accessible by only two entry points.
Musk on Tuesday proposed taking Tesla private at $420 a share, about 11% higher than the day's closing stock price. The Tesla board responded to the proposal earlier Wednesday morning, indicating that it is evaluating things.
It killed two people, including a firefighter, and destroyed more than 1,000 buildings before being fully contained on January 12. Several thousand people have been evacuated , although some have been given permission in recent days to return to their homes.
China trade war escalates as latest tariffs kick in
The world's two largest economies have slapped tit-for-tat tariffs on a combined £77bn ($100bn) of products since July. Chinese-made children's shoes carrying a Chinese map and US flags are displayed for sale in a shop in Beijing .
Trump's ex-lawyer pleads guilty to charges over hush money
Manafort was found guilty on five tax fraud charges, two counts of bank fraud and one charge of hiding foreign bank accounts. As part of his plea deal, Cohen agreed to file corrected tax returns and pay $1.5 million to the Internal Revenue Service.
Thomas Markle calls the Royal Family a cult
The Mirror reports that money is what initially caused tension between Thomas and his children after he retired seven years ago. While Priyanka was in attendance at Meghan's gorgeous royal wedding, it's unknown as to whether or not the opposite will occur.
Storm Lane South of Hawaii Strengthens Into Major Hurricane
On Wednesday morning, a hurricane warning was issued for Maui County, while a hurricane watch was issued for Kauai County. Hurricane Lane has weakened as it approaches Hawaii but was still expected to pack a wallop, forecasters said Wednesday.
Snedeker rides opening-round 59 to second Wyndham win
Snedeker will carry a three-shot lead into the final day of the tournament, but he'll have plenty of work left to do Sunday . Points (67) finished four shots behind Snedeker, while Ryan Moore (67) and Brian Gay (69) were a stroke further back.
I saw Donald Trump being racist many times, ex-aide claims
The reliability of Omarosa Manigault's claims about what's been going on in the Trump White House is coming under some question. At the time, an early Apprentice producer took to Twitter to say "there are far worse" behind-the-scenes tapes from the show.
Erdogan: Lira crash political plot against Ankara
Independent analysts argue the central bank should instead raise rates to tame inflation and support the currency. All eyes will be on the lira when foreign exchange markets reopen on Monday after the weekend break.