Bipartisan bills to protect Mueller from politically motivated removal have been introduced in the House and Senate. Previously he was a conservative legal commentator who was critical of the scope of Mueller's probe.
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway says the exit of Attorney General Jeff Sessions is "not a constitutional crisis".
In July 2017, he said during an interview on CNN that he could envision a scenario under which a temporary attorney general doesn't fire Mueller but rather "just reduces his budget to so low that his investigations grinds to nearly a halt".
A political analyst in the state predicted Sessions would run for the seat.
"The president's actions have plunged the country into peril", the Democrats added.
CNN reporter loses White House access
Acosta had challenged the president on his characterization of the migrant caravan moving through Mexico as an "invasion". CNN's reporters, namely Acosta, have been frequently seen on the front lines of the White House's tense press briefings.
In an abrupt change of personnel, President Donald Trump asked for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign on Wednesday, ending the pair's embattled working relationship after almost two years.
In pushing out his attorney-general, the President cast aside one of his earliest and strongest supporters.
The swift firing may have also been a way for Mr Trump to get ahead of any efforts from the newly-empowered Democrats to reopen the House intelligence committee's investigation into ties between Mr Trump's campaign team and Russian Federation. In addition to Trump Jr, targets could include former campaign consultant Roger Stone. Trump, who did not speak with Sessions himself, then ducked questions about Sessions' fate at the news conference. Chuck Schumer, said he should recuse himself because of his comments on the probe. Rep.
In July 2017 Mr Trump told the New York Times: "Sessions should have never recused himself, and if he was going to recuse himself, he should have told me before he took the job and I would have picked somebody else". Four former Trump campaign officials - including his onetime national security adviser Michael Flynn and campaign chairman Paul Manafort - are among those who have pleaded guilty.
Trump's running commentary criticizing Sessions and the Justice Department injected more turmoil into an agency that was still reeling from the president's firing of FBI Director James Comey in May 2017. And since Sessions technically resigned instead of forcing the White House to fire him, he opened the door under federal law to allowing the president to choose his successor instead of simply elevating Rosenstein, said University of Texas law professor Stephen Vladeck.
Secret Service security credentials as a tool to punish a reporter with whom it has a hard relationship". What happened at the earlier press conference? "You and I have a difference of opinion", he said.
Some Democrats also considered Sessions too eager to do Trump's bidding and overly receptive to his grievances. The Mueller investigation has so far produced 32 criminal charges and four guilty pleas from Trump associates.
This is a substantial loss for the Republicans, as they have so far lost 28 seats in the House to the Democrats. He said he would "certainly have an open mind" about releasing them when the IRS audit ends.
Some modern aircraft have systems created to correct the posture of the aircraft automatically to keep flying safely. Once that happens, it may try to right itself by pushing the nose down, reports the Straight Times .
Holiday festivities are an event that few outside the royals' inner circle have the privilege of participating in. Something tells us the Duchess of Sussex won't get dinged for this slight departure from tradition, though.
The Nationals offered Harper a new deal on the last day of the final homestand in September, but Harper's camp rejected it. Despite Los Angeles making a trade offer, the teams "could not strike a deal", reports the Times .
Musk and Tesla settled with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in September after the USA agency sued for fraud. The settlement with the securities watchdog required Musk and Tesla to each pay $20 million in fines (€17.5 million).
I am still able to look to the future with the squad we've picked, but we've talked a lot about the history of the shirt. He will not be involved in England's final UEFA Nations League clash with Croatia three days later.
The HBO reality show Cathouse focused on the daily happenings at Hof's Moonlite BunnyRanch, a legally owned and operated brothel. He said an anti-brothel push and regulatory problems he faced this year were political retribution.
Bell has been working out in Miami this season, but on Monday he tweeted "Fairwell Miami" without further explanation. It appears that speculation has been confirmed as Bell approaches a deadline to join the Steelers this year.
'Horrific Scene': 13 Dead Including Gunman at California Bar
Reports say the suspect may have used smoke grenades and at least one weapon, described as a semi-automatic handgun by witnesses. Dean said he did not know of the shooter's motive, and he did not know of any connection between Long and the Borderline bar .
Arsene Wenger sends message to Paul Pogba after Juventus win
Massimiliano Allegri chose to give Alex Sandro and Giorgio Chiellini a game off, saving them for Wednesday's game against United . A ball into the box was headed on by Marouane Fellaini and Sandro got the final touch as the ball was bundled over the line.
Big turnout as America votes in test of Trump presidency
Two-thirds of those casting ballots said their vote was about Trump, according to preliminary exit polls posted by CNN. The tax law was particularly problematic for Republicans in New Jersey, where at least three GOP-held seats flipped.
The massive firsts that just happened for women in the US
We'd been hearing for months about the record number of women running for office, and last night, voters turned out for them. Twenty-nine-year-old Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has become the youngest woman ever elected to Congress .
Virat Kohli lashes out at fan
I loved to watch Sunil Gavaskar bat, but also loved watching (Gordon) Greenidge, (Desmond) Haynes and Viv Richards. Just like he violated BCCI's contract with Nike when travelling to England to support Puma.
Russian fighter jet intercepts US Navy plane
EP-3 Aries aircraft flying November 5, 2018, in global airspace over the Black Sea being intercepted by a Russian Su-27. EP-3 aircraft, adding that it made an additional pass after activating its afterburners to create more turbulence.