On Wednesday, the Justice Department characterized Republicans' push for the release of Rep. Devin Nunes's classified memo on alleged government abuses of surveillance as "extraordinarily reckless", the Times. Ryan instead sided with Nunes, CNN reported, and helped work out an agreement for the DOJ to turn over hundreds pages of documents related to the Russian Federation probes.
Democrats charge that the Nunes' memo is skewed and contains inaccuracies meant to undermine special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Trump's team. Even though any reasonable reading of the messages shows the two doing anything but trying to subvert Trump - not to mention the fact that we aren't reading whatever texts were sent by the thousands of other people who work at the Federal Bureau of Investigation - each message is examined with Talmudic care to find its hidden meanings and subtle implications, in the desperate hope that some ill will toward Trump might be found. "The same Trump department says it should not be made public, as it would damage the nation".
Burr declined to comment on the memo or whether he or his staff had viewed the document.
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WikiLeaks has offered $1 million in bitcoin to anyone who would share the memo, which meant this was a coordinated attack on US law enforcement. The whole point of the memo is to discredit the FBI and distract from the Russian Federation investigation.
The request by staff of Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) to view the memo was also denied by House Republicans, CNN reported.
In a party-line vote last week, committee Republicans approved releasing the memo to House members, without sharing the essential intelligence documents that might support the claims. It also suggested that Nunes himself has not read the underlying intelligence that it is said to form the basis of the four-page memo.
GREENE: I know you can't tell us what is in this memo since it's classified, but what can you tell us about it?
Mayors skip Trump meeting after sanctuary cities threat Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on sanctuary cities and illegal immigration at the White House ion March 27, 2017. White House meeting, stating that Louisville was compliant with federal law and also a welcoming city for immigrants.
But in his letter Wednesday, Boyd said the Justice Department is "currently unaware of any wrongdoing relating to the FISA process", and urged the committee to share the memo with the department and to inform it of any allegations of abuse so they can be investigated.
If the panel does vote to make the memo public, the ball goes to Trump's court for five days.
They called this memo a misleading set of talking points for Republicans. "Let everyone look at it", he told me, "so they can enjoy the piece of lettuce between two buns that's there". You may remember that Nunes stepped aside from the committee's Russian Federation investigation amid an ethics probe into his handling of classified information. A letter sent to Nunes this past week from Assistant Attorney General Stephen E. Boyd urged that the document not be released before the Justice Department reviews it for possible national security damage.
Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), the Judiciary Committee chairman, said Thursday he hoped to release a transcript of the questioning of Donald Trump Jr. and others who attended a June 2016 campaign meeting in Trump Tower with Russian lobbyists and lawyers. They didn't weave a dark tale of a sinister, hidden conspiracy coursing through the government trying to bring the president down.
Sit for talks to avoid aid cuts Originally, moving the embassy was expected to take years. "Any embassy in the city is tacit recognition of Israel's claim ". Haley contrasted Sadat's language toward Israel with that of Abbas on January 14 to the Palestinian Liberation Organization.
Finally, Trump, when asked if he would agree to being interviewed by Mueller in the ongoing "Russiagate" investigation, said he is "looking forward" to the opportunity, and willing to do it "under oath".
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More than 150 women and girls have confronted him in court or had a statement read on their behalf since January 16. I'm sure she feels it is unfair for her to awaken this morning disconnected from a workplace she loved.
Senate to release transcripts on Russian lawyer meeting
But Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., has so far resisted sharing documents with other committees. Republican senators have been mostly silent on the memo as House Republicans have hinted at its eventual release.
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President Moon Jae-in convened an emergency meeting with senior advisers and expressed regret over the blaze. Fire Chief Choi Man-Woo said: 'Two nurses said they had seen fire suddenly erupting in the emergency room'.
Bombardier wins battle against USA trade tariffs
International Trade Commission has ruled in favour of Montreal's Bombardier Inc .in a trade dispute with Chicago-based Boeing Co . But the unanimous ITC decision, coming after preliminary rulings that pointed to steep tariffs, caught many analysts by surprise.
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State Department spokesman said: 'It's clear that Russian Federation needs to do more . 'We just need to make the best of it'. Mr Peskov told reporters on a conference call: 'Russia is a responsible member of the worldwide community'.
Supreme Court halts Alabama execution
A law enacted in Alabama previous year eliminates the ability of judges to override juries' recommendations in capital cases . Alabama inmate Vernon Madison was scheduled to be put to death last night at 6 p.m., but he is still alive this morning.
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In contrast, Mr Trump said: "The dollar is going to get stronger and stronger and ultimately I want to see a strong dollar ". The U.S. dollar came under pressure after Mnuchin broke from tradition and said a weaker dollar was good for American trade.