President Trump said Friday that he has answered a set of questions from Special Counsel Robert Mueller "very easily", and his lawyers are signaling that the president expects to turn over his written answers in the coming days.
Mr Mueller is investigating whether members of Trump's campaign conspired with Russian Federation in the 2016 presidential election and whether the President has unlawfully sought to obstruct the probe. "My lawyers don't write the answers", he said.
It is not clear if these questions were the ones that Trump answered. Although its investigation is a "hoax", he said, Trump also said he has heard it will probably wrap up soon and that "I'm sure it would be fine".
Trump's responses to a series of questions have been long sought by Mueller as part of his drafting of a confidential report expected to detail his overall findings. The investigators don't care "how many lives they can ruin", he wrote.
Despite his insistence that he is "very happy" with how things are going, his frustrations with the ongoing probe have been evident everywhere from his overheated Twitter feed this week to his private grousing that the special counsel may target his family.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has told Republican Sen.
The White House is reportedly bracing itself for a slew of indictments as a result of the special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation. "I imagine it's ending now", Trump added of the probe into alleged collusion between Russian agents and his 2016 election campaign. The person wasn't authorized to speak publicly about the meeting and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity.
Trump orders crackdown on asylum seekers
The goal appears to be to try to siphon would-be illegal immigrants to those ports of entry and away from jumping the border. Claims have spiked in recent years, and there is a backlog of more than 800,000 cases pending in immigration court.
No comments were available from the special counsel's office and the Justice Department. He said it might have been a good day, it was rainy, therefore he told a lie.
On Wednesday, Republican Sen. Both are said to be co-operating with Mueller's team. The move, contested by Democrats, was widely seen as an attempt to wrest oversight of the special counsel investigation from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Rosenstein told Congress that he saw no reason to fire Mueller.
Trump went on to dismiss the investigation, which he has repeatedly called illegal and threatened to shut down, attacking it this week as a national "disgrace".
The probe, which Trump has referred to as a "witch hunt", has charged four Americans once affiliated with Trump's campaign or administration, 13 Russian nationals, 12 Russian intelligence officers, three Russian companies, and two other people in its look at Russian involvement in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign.
Trump, who is close to McCarthy but also friendly with Jordan, largely stayed on the sidelines in the intraparty House contest. The Cook Political Reports' November 16 tallies for the House races are showing a whopping 7.3% overall lead for Democrats.
During the first quarter, the Raptors turned the ball over seven times, leading to several easy baskets for the Jazz . Toronto Raptors guard/forward Norman Powell has left the game against the Utah Jazz with a left shoulder sprain.
The euro fell to $1.1390 from $1.1412.Tokyo's Nikkei 225 sank 0.2 percent and Seoul's Kospi lost 1.5 percent. The response on Wall Street was to send the Dow plunging after it had opened by more than 300 points up.
We came up against a team, Juventus, that were superior to us, and they'd beat us every time we played them. Guardiola said: "He is going to try to do the best job, like we try as managers and football players".
Victoria's premier, Daniel Andrews, praised the police and bystanders who rushed to help "complete strangers". Ashton said the three victims, all men, and the suspect were transported to the Royal Melbourne Hospital.
Revenue from Apple's services division, meanwhile, increased by a solid 17% compared to the September quarter of 2017. With a starting price of $749, it's expected to be a popular holiday gift, luring owners of older iPhones to upgrade.
Many drivers see them as emblematic of a presidency disconnected from day-to-day economic difficulties. "I'm very disappointed. But up to 200 people were later seen walking down the street, apparently heading toward the Elysee presidential palace.
Another two deaths occurred in a separate blaze near Malibu , the Woolsey Fire , bringing the casualty count to 44 statewide. This fire has also scorched more than 117,000 acres of Northern California, and destroyed more than 7,000 structures.
Butler told the Timberwolves in September he wanted to be traded , and it took weeks for the team to find a deal it would accept. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, the team has every intention of working out a long-term deal with Butler.
Replays suggest Mitrovic may have been kept onside by Andrew Robertson before it was chalked off by referee Paul Tierney . Fulham battled at Anfield but remain rooted to the bottom of the table after a sixth consecutive Premier League defeat.
After winning at Wimbledon , the Serb became the champion of the US Open and won the Masters in Cincinnati and Shanghai. Fourth seed Alexander Zverev has booked a second round berth at the Paris masters after beating Francis Tiafoe.
Model And Actress Kim Porter Dead At 47
A source told the New York Post in 2001 that Combs had still been living with Porter in 1999 when he started seeing Lopez. Another source said that Kim had contacted her doctor on Wednesday to complain that she wasn't feeling any better.
Golden State Warriors: Did Draymond Green go too far?
It's obviously tough to gauge at this point, but hard to ignore the idea of Durant and LeBron James teaming up in Los Angeles. Kerr also tried to rule out the narrative that Durant's upcoming 2019 free agency was behind the altercation.
Uganda begins Ebola vaccination for high-risk health workers
This approach worked to eradicate smallpox in the 1970s.Despite vaccination efforts, Ebola is still spreading in eastern Congo. The World Health Organization and Ugandan Health Ministry are inoculating at least 2,100 workers, the ministry announced .
Republicans Ron DeSantis, Rick Scott Win Big In Florida
Fox News called the race for Scott on Tuesday night by 50.4 percent to 49.6 percent, with 99 percent of precincts reporting . Now in another tweet , the President has congratulated Governor Ron DeSantis for being elected Florida Governor.
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Early in-person voting tops 2M in North Carolina
Jones County's early voters are asked to go to the Board of Elections office, 367 N.C. 58 South in Trenton, to cast a ballot. As of midday Thursday, Florida Division of Elections reported more than 3.7 million votes had been cast.
Jose Mourinho opens up on top-four chances
However, they are unbeaten in three league games, including wins over Newcastle United and Everton . Chelsea and Manchester United was probably the most entertaining Premier League match this season.
Why Crude Oil Could Continue Moving Lower
US sanctions on Iranian crude oil exports would take effect on November 4, prompting more countries to cut imports from Iran. One might expect the market to be nervous ahead of the impending U.S. sanctions on Iran, but the oil price dipped this week.