Lockett braved the cold Thursday night at Cal Anderson Park on Capitol Hill, where Governor Jay Inslee, King County Executive Dow Constantine, and U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal spoke. The move superseded the regular order of succession which would have placed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein the Acting AG role.
Whitaker, according to sources, is now overseeing everything at the Justice Department, including the Russian Federation investigation - despite calls from Democrats to recuse himself.
A group of about 100 in front of the Old Capitol in Iowa City chanted "hands off Mueller" and called for protection of the investigation of potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.
Runaway train reached speeds of 'up to 150km/h'
The incident resulted in a mangled wreck among piles of iron ore spanning more than 1.5 kilometres. Around 1.5km of track was damaged, with work to start on repairs once the wreckage is cleared.
Nadal confirms season finished due to injury
"This way I hope to be in full condition for the next season", he said, and thanked his supporters. Pete Sampras holds the record of six. "And, of course, I'm very, very happy and proud about it".
He also said on CNN past year that he could see a scenario in which Sessions' replacement doesn't fire Mueller but "just reduces his budget to so low that his investigation grinds to nearly a halt".
Can Trump stop the probe? "He should continue to do so, as Mr. Mueller's work must proceed free from interference or supervision that would appear to many Americans to be biased".
Still, the President praised Whitaker as "very highly thought of" and said that Whitaker is only taking heat because "anybody that works for me, they do a number on him". President Donald Trump is expected to send written answers to Mueller's questions by the end of the month.
Whitaker has previously questioned the scope of the Mueller probe, writing an opinion column for CNN past year charging that the investigation would be going too far if expanded to include Trump family finances. As Intelligencer pointed out, he has supported the firing of James Comey and has said that any investigation of Trump Organization finances would indicate that Mueller's investigation is "a mere witch hunt".
Speaking to reporters at the White House, Trump defended his choice of Whitaker, who has been panned by critics for his past comments on the probe, saying the former USA attorney had an excellent reputation and came highly recommended by former Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, who is now Trump's ambassador to China.
"I could fire everybody right now, but I don't want to stop it because politically I don't like stopping it", Trump said. The president's legal team and Mueller's team have been negotiating over the terms of possible questions for the president, although it's still unclear whether Mr. Trump will ever sit down with Mueller for an interview.
A Fly Jamaica Boeing 757-200 aircraft overshot the runway at Guyana's main global airport early Friday, injuring several people. The Boeing 757-200, registered as N524AT, overran the end of the runway and crossed through the airport perimeter fence.
Hans Vanaken scored twice for the Belgian team, Brazilian forward Wesley made it 3-0 and captain Ruud Vormer completed the rout. If Liverpool beat PSG, and Red Star draw with Napoli then Liverpool can lose to Napoli in the final game and still go through.
Whitaker wrote. "If he doesn't, then Mueller's investigation will eventually start to look like a political fishing expedition". The new acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker , has a vendetta against those climate investigations into ExxonMobil.
Long was armed with a Glock 21, a.45-caliber pistol created to hold 10 rounds plus one in the chamber, according to the sheriff. Speaking at press conference in the wee hours of Thursday, a sheriff said that around a dozen other people had been injured.
Veronica Escobar and Sylvia Garcia won House races in Texas, making them the first Latina women to ever represent the state. Sharice Davids defeated a Republican incumbent in Kansas to become the first openly LGBTQ woman to represent Kansas.
He said Free Press plans to file a final brief in a new appeal challenging the FCC rollback of the rules under Chairman Pai. The federal government has asked the Supreme Court to take up two related questions.
United Technologies Corp. supplies the angle-of-attack sensors and indicator for the 737 Max, according to Airframers.net. But he said search teams from the military, police and others would stand down, leaving just his agency to press on.
Shiny Ponytas and Cubones are now spawning in the wild at a slightly higher rate than usual and will likely not appear in eggs. It certainly feels like this could be added to Pokmon Go properly in the near future.
Bell has been working out in Miami this season, but on Monday he tweeted "Fairwell Miami" without further explanation. Bell has missed out on $8.52 million this season but is hoping to preserve his health for a long-term contract.
Paramedics said they assessed three people at the scene, one with a neck injury: "They are in a suspected critical condition". He's in a critical condition. "At the same time, passers-by were calling out that members of the public had been stabbed".
Federal law stipulates that Mr Mnuchin "shall" turn over the tax returns, and doesn't appear to give him much flexibility. In addition, Lamb has resisted endorsing House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., for speaker of the House.
He said it is not unusual for Devlin to release juvenile defendants if they have adequate supervision at home . Harris County prosecutors expressed concerns after Judge Glenn Devlin made the decision Wednesday in Houston .
No gunshots fired at North Carolina high school
Pender County Schools said in a statement, "There has been a reported active shooter situation at Topsail high School". A parent told WWAY the school district announced that all schools on the eastern side of Pender County are on lockdown.
One dead, two injured in Melbourne stabbing rampage
About 6pm , Victoria Police Superintendent David Clayton holds a press conference just metres from where the incident unfolded. A handful of videos and images uploaded to social media appear to show the man attempting to stab police before he is shot.
Red Dead Redemption 2: How to Fix the Missing Camp Bug
Red Dead Redemption 2 may not be flawless , but its minor shortcomings are like tiny blemishes on a stunningly attractive face. Other users said: "Why can't we do this in real life?" and "I was on the fence about this game, now I know I have to buy it".
Feds announce new policy to limit asylum claims
About 4,800 migrants are sheltered in a sports complex in Mexico City, some 600 miles (965 kilometres) from the US border. It's unknown whether those in the caravan, many fleeing violence in their homeland, plan to cross illegally.