The multi-page letter blasted Comey over his investigation of Trump's Democratic presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton. McCabe's notes, though, suggest Trumptold Rosenstein before he authored the memo to mention Russian Federation - though it was unclear in what respect, according to a person familiar with the matter. Rosenstein did not elaborate on what Trump had wanted him to say, according to the newspaper.
Former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe wrote a confidential memo last spring recounting a conversation that provided "significant behind-the-scenes" details on the firing of former FBI director James Comey, the New York Times reported on Wednesday.
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It is not typical for the Justice Department to announce the opening or reopening of an investigation.
Comey has acknowledged that he told Trump on multiple occasions that he was not personally under investigation. Mr. Rosenstein said it was unnecessary and did not include such a reference.
Study puts Puerto Rico hurricane deaths at 4,645
Chan School of Public Health didn't simply attempt to count dead bodies in the wake of the powerful storm. The official death toll in Puerto Rico related to Hurricane Maria has always been a controversial topic.
The next morning, Trump took to Twitter to celebrate the move.
McCabe has said that Comey knew that he authorized the disclosures to the media. It is separate from the Inspector General probe into surveillance warrants sought for an ex-Trump campaign advisor, nor will it likely cover the other GOP allegations of bias in DOJ's Trump-Russia investigation.
The alleged contents of the memo do however throw up questions about Rosenstein's future.
"It looks like two key members of the deep state are now turning on each other", Hannity said of Comey and McCabe. There may have been good reasons to fire Comey for that, but that's an argument for firing him in January or early February, not May.
After Comey was dismissed in May 2017, Rosenstein revealed that President Donald Trump wanted him to mention Russian Federation in the statement outlining reasons for Comey's firing, The New York Times reported on Wednesday. One wonders whether a conversation with one of his lawyers or a "Fox & Friends" discussion about obstruction of justice might have prompted such a self-serving tweet. Asked if his legal strategy involved an effort to undermine the probe, Giuliani said the Trump legal team "couldn't do it if they didn't have the material".
Even before the allegations against him, McCabe had become a lightning rod in the political battles over the Federal Bureau of Investigation and special counsel Robert Mueller III's probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election. Stewart replied by suggesting Trump still might be right about Federal Bureau of Investigation spying, even if no documents support him.
Director General of the archaeological park, Massimo Osanna , described the discovery as a " dramatic and exceptional find ". The 35-year-old victim was seemingly beheaded by a hurtling stone that also crushed his thorax, experts claim.
He shared the same photo on his own account with matching captions ("Birthday girl") to further confirm their romance. Her most recent relationship was with fiancé, British actor Joshua Sasse, 19 years her junior.
Google Trends this week came out with a map that shows the top "how to spell" word searches for each state. The third through sixth places went to Abhijay Kodali, Jashun Paluru, Navneeth Murali and Sravanth Malla.
Rodriguez left Real Madrid for Bayern Munich 12 months ago and blossomed as the club eased to the Bundesliga title. Resolving the futures of Gareth Bale and star striker Cristiano Ronaldo will be priorities for the new boss.
This June 28, 2016 image show the lions Malor (behind) and the mother Lira in their enclosure in the Eifel Zoo, western Germany . One was shot dead and the other was forced back into its cage, according to the BBC .
The Cavaliers were a mess after Smith's gaffe and the Warriors rolled in overtime on their way to a 124-114 win. George Hill was fouled with 4.7 seconds remaining in the game and the Warriors clinging to a one-point lead.
As a result of the Fed downgrade , the bank has had to seek approval from the feds on hiring, firing and even employee transfers. We have reduced risks by billions of euros, we have strengthened capital and we have reorganised our bank.
Western portions of the Carolinas have seen more than 20 inches in the past two weeks, the National Weather Service said. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood emergency for central McDowell County, including the town of Marion.
The hunt for the missing plane formed one of the largest surface and underwater searches in aviation history. Ocean Infinity didn't rule out the possibility of resuming its search for MH370 in the future.
Soldier from Kerala dies in Kolkata from suspected Nipah
Kozhikode: Two more persons have died of Nipah infection, taking the death toll to 15 on Wednesday, health officials said . Currently, NIV-Pune is the only medical institute in the country where Nipah virus infection tests are being carried out.
US stocks jump as worries about Italy ease; oil prices climb
The Shanghai Composite index rebounded 1.8 percent to 3,095.47 and Australia's S&P ASX 200 climbed 0.5 percent to 6,011.90. ENERGY: U.S. crude oil fell 27 cents to $66.46 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Trade war? Trump blasts Canada on Twitter
These could come into force from June 20, although European Union officials said it might take a little longer. In Frankfurt, shares in Deutsche Bank fell sharply, losing seven percent at the close, after the U.S.
Spain: The rise and fall of Mariano Rajoy
Market-friendly Ciudadanos, leading in the national opinion polls, was the only major party that supported Rajoy. The Socialists tabled the no-confidence vote last week after 29 former members of the ruling Popular Party...
Israel's Lieberman in Moscow for Syria talks
Assad vowed to claw back areas of Syria held by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance of Kurdish militia. The agreement envisages Iranian forces pulling out from the entire area and Syrian rebels there surrendering heavy weapons.
Stephen Curry Speaks Highly of LeBron James Ahead of Game 1
Former NBA referee Steve Javie broke down the play after the game on "SportsCenter", making clear just how close the call was. And then tonight in the finals on the biggest stage, when our team played well, played our ass off, man, it ain't right.
OECD expects global economy to grow 3.8 pct in 2018
In terms of investment, the global body said that, after four years of decrease, it will return to growth for 4.5 percent in 2018. In the United States, growth would accelerate by 2.9 percent in 2018, then inch down to 2.8 percent in 2019, it said.
School shooting video game removed online after backlash
Steam's owner, Valve, said the game's publisher and developer had a bad history with the company, which led to its cancellation. As of this writing, over 183,000 online petitioners have signed to call on Valve to take action, which the company already did.