The memo has been used as evidence by Republicans in Congress that the Russian Federation investigation was politically motivated, and that the federal law enforcement agency was working to undermine Trump's presidency.
A GOP memo released by the House Intelligence Committee last week demonstrated that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had been monitoring former Trump foreign policy adviser Carter Page both during and after he worked for the Trump campaign.
Republican Sens. Charles Grassley and Lindsey Graham said in a letter released Monday that they were troubled that "Clinton associates" were "feeding" information to Steele. "The application does not mention Steele was ultimately working on behalf of - and paid by - the DNC and Clinton campaign", the paper adds. Chuck Grassley's Senate Judiciary Committee doing his bidding in the Senate. We can look back on Whitewater; FBI Filegate; Travelgate; and attacking the female victims of her husband, Bill Clinton.
Winer admitted to sharing "more than 100 of Steel's reports with the Russian Federation experts at the State Department, who continued to find them useful". Winer was in charge of combating transnational organized crime at the State Department under Bill Clinton in the 1990s, and returned under the Obama administration to work on global law enforcement.
Last summer, Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation during the 2016 election, removed Strzok from his team after discovering text messages in which Strzok and Page disparaged Trump.
Gymnastics Doctor will do life in Arizona
Dozens of women and girls testified at Nassar's MI sentencing hearings, telling judges how his sexual abuse changed their lives. The scandal prompted U.S. lawmakers to push legislation forward to establish a special committee to investigate why the U.S.
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Democrats expressed frustration with Ryan's stance, arguing they could force Trump's hand by passing a bipartisan compromise. After he signed the budget plan into law Friday, Trump tweeted that, "fortunately, DACA [is] not included in this bill".
Shearer and Blumenthal, known respectively as "Mr. Fixer" and "Vicious Sid" in Clinton world, are staunch allies of the Clintons.
In September 2016, Page said in a text that "potus wants to know everything we're doing". "However, as much as possible using unclassified information, the following points lay out the flaws in the criminal referral". "Citing U.S. officials, Reuters noted that Steele's work on the Federation Internationale de Football Association matter 'lent credence to his reporting on Trump's entanglements in Russia'". The FBI has already independently corroborated some of the dossier's findings.
Steele's dossier was at the heart of the controversial memo released last week by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., with White House approval. In the months leading up to the 2016 United States election, Orbis was hired to scrutinise Mr Trump's links to Moscow by a Washington research firm, which in turn was paid by the Democratic allies of Hillary Clinton. The justification used to obtain the warrants was a dossier compiled by former British spy Christopher Steele. His work was entirely funded by Democrats.
"The criminal referral of Christopher Steele has nothing to do with accountability", Feinstein's statement reads. Names and terms in this escapade are Fusion GPS, Clinton Campaign, Christopher Steele, Kremlin, dossier, FBI, President Trump and the Justice Department. According to Ohr, Steele "was desperate that Donald Trump not get elected and was passionate about him not being president".
Day 2 of the team figure skating events include the ice dance short dance, the pairs free skate and the women's short program. Team USA is again in position to medal when the event concludes in PyeongChang on February 12.
The 30-year old male bus driver was arrested for risky driving causing death and unsafe driving causing grievous bodily harm. And last September, a Hong Kong bus driver who had worked 13-hour shifts for several days in a row crashed, killing three.
An NTSB report issued in 2004 blamed the pilot's decision to descend too fast and too close to the scenic Grand Wash Cliffs. On its website, Papillon Airways calls itself as "oldest Grand Canyon helicopter sightseeing company".
This deficit is exploding and there isn't the alarm you should see", Sen. "Hopefully we will not be in that situation again". The House easily passed the spending bill after 5:30 in the morning, and President Trump signed it into law.
He was asked by Marvel to play the Hulk in The Avengers and was approached again for the titular role of Doctor Strange . Taking into account the pace at which Warner Bros.is treating the project, it may take a couple of years or more.
Oxfam has growing faced criticism over the way it handled the sexual misconduct claims against some staff in Haiti in 2011. She added: "If the moral leadership at the top of the organisation isn't there, then we cannot have you as a partner".
The battle lines are getting clearer in Syria and Assad is firmly in the saddle after a ferocious campaign by Russian Federation . A helicopter is seen firing two rockets in the area as plumes of smoke from the crash rise over the trees.
The Tigers were one of two SEC teams to earn a spot in the top 16: Tennessee was pegged as the No. 4 seed in the South region. The other three are Virginia (No. 1) on a neutral, Nevada (No. 15) on the road, and Alabama (No. 33) on the road.
Reich, 56, spent the past two seasons working in Philadelphia alongside Carson Wentz on coach Doug Pederson's staff. According to the NFL Network, the Colts are hoping Reich can bring out the best in quarterback Andrew Luck .
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Hendrick Motorsports rookie William Byron has posted the fastest lap in practice for the Daytona 500. The Homestead race, Patrick said, represented her end of the road as far as the grand passion of the moment.
Russia's emergencies ministry has confirmed the crash to local to media, although an official statement has not yet been released. Saratov Airlines mainly operates domestic flights in Russian Federation , with some services flying to Armenia and Georgia.
United are now 16 points behind leaders Manchester United after their second defeat in their last three league games. Pogba lasted 66 minutes before being substituted, seconds after Matt Ritchie put Newcastle ahead.
South Korean President Meets With Kim's Sister
On Thursday, North Korea said its official delegation to the PyeongChang Olympics had no intention of meetings its US counterpart. The North's state-run news agency said talks with President Moon Jae-in were "frank" but failed to mention the summit invitation.
Some Arkansans Took A Cold Plunge Early Saturday
Prior to 2016, the Gaels had also previously been tops among all participating Westchester teams in 2010 and 2011. Registration is taken at the event, which starts at 9:30 a.m. and the plunge starts at 11 a.m.
Ron Howard Admits Initial Reluctance To Direct 'Solo
Solo: A Star Wars Story opens on May 25, 2018 . "I think George felt pretty great about that", Kennedy said. However, Howard doesn't really want to talk about who filmed what and whose work remains in the final cut.
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Whichever team gets to No. 1, it's sure to spark debate. "I will go right back to the line like I did last time", Hall said. So the edge, I think, goes to Virginia. "They played a lot harder", De'Andre Hunter added. "I" m thankful for the start.
Price increase at Disney World, Disneyland
However, Sunday's move was widely expected as the park prepares for the 2019 opening of its much-anticipated "Star Wars" land. At Disneyland, the regular price of admission at the Anaheim, California, park will rise to $117, which is a $7 change.
Watch the wonderful North Korean cheerleaders at work
North and South Korea are technically still at war after their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce rather than a peace treaty. Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, arrives for a banquet in Seoul, South Korea February 11, 2018.
Senate votes to reopen government, passes budget deal
House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., urged Congress to avoid a "second needless shutdown in a matter of weeks - entirely needless". Federal funding for government services expired at midnight local time when the Senate missed a voting deadline.
NY state sues Weinstein Company
The suit charges that the human resources department at the Weinstein Company was completely corrupt. Harvey Weinstein's lawyer, Benjamin Brafman, could not immediately be reached Sunday evening.
UK's Johnson presses Suu Kyi on Rohingya crisis
But the Nobel laureate has refused to change tack and is accused by critics of adopting a siege mentality. The news agency says they were arrested because of their investigation and called for their release.