Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller, on Tuesday said: "As long as I'm in this position, he's not going to be fired without good cause". Robert Mueller isn't a contestant on The Apprentice.
Rosenstein, who has been on the job for six weeks, described Mueller as operating independently from the Justice Department in his investigation into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russian Federation in the 2016 presidential election.
Ms sanders also said says the president was pleased with attorney general Jeff Sessions' evidence to Congress on Tuesday. Democrats and millions of Americans won't buy it, but Mueller's reputation would be hard to question and that could put an end to it. "Trump is definitely considering it ... it's not something that's being dismissed", Ruddy said. Ruddy says he does not believe Trump will follow through on his consideration to remove Mueller. He added that fundraising records show some of the lawyers whom Mueller selected for his team have contributed to Democrats.
Mueller's hiring was meant to ensure the probe would be conducted without interference.
White House staffers made a concerted effort to talk Trump down from ordering that Mueller be fired, the paper said.
Sources told The Times that staff worked to talk Trump out of firing Mueller, what they viewed would have been a disastrous decision for the administration.
Peter Carr, a spokesman for Mueller, declined to comment on Ruddy's remarks.
Both Fleischer and Gingrich had previously vouched for the character and integrity of Mueller, who was appointed Federal Bureau of Investigation director by Bush and whose term was extended an extra two years by Democratic President Barack Obama.
"I'm not a flak for the White House".
Airport incident will be probed, says Raju
Raju has, however, refuted the allegations and said he will ensure that lawful outcomes follow. Earlier in the day, Raju refuted reports that he helped Reddy from getting a boarding pass.
Apple Joins Smart-Speaker Race With Music-Focused 'HomePod'
But neither can quite give you the experience promised by the (pricey) combination of a HomePod and Apple Music subscription. Apple will start selling the HomePod this December for $349, competing with devices like Google Home and Amazon Echo.
Troops find stash of banknotes in Marawi
Tañada on Wednesday, June 7, filed a petition for certiorari and mandamus, together with Bishops Emeritus Deogracias S. The United States is the Philippines' biggest supplier of military hardware and arms.
Ruddy later confirmed that he and the president hadn't discussed the matter personally.
But Ruddy on Tuesday opened a new line of questions about Mueller's impartiality - the fact that Trump had considered Mueller for the Federal Bureau of Investigation director's job before he was named special counsel.
The White House has said Donald Trump "has no intention" of sacking the special counsel investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Paul Rothstein of Georgetown University, who affirmed the legality of a hypothetical Mueller firing, but noted the "tremendous political repercussions". He served 12 years as a Federal Bureau of Investigation director.
President Donald Trump in the Oval Office on April 19. "Republicans are delusional if they think the special counsel is going to be fair", Mr. Gingrich tweeted. If Mr. Rosenstein refused, Mr. Trump could fire him, too.
Speculation continued unabated and deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, who appointed the counsel, was asked about it at a Senate hearing on Tuesday morning.
Even so, Gingrich said, Trump won't seek to dismiss Mueller because he's confident the probe will conclude he's done nothing wrong. 'I think he's weighing that option. "I don't question his integrity at all, but he has to be careful not to create the impression of partiality".
- Head to the Goshen High School track and take a walk alongside cancer survivors, caregivers, volunteers, and community members. Funds that are raised and donations made all go to cancer research and education, patient help or support and treatment programs.
General Electric announced Monday morning that CEO and Chairman Jeff Immelt is stepping down from his role at the company. GE has recently faced pressure from activist investor Trian Fund Management to cut costs and make other changes.
Identical knives , with the brand name Ernesto, were carried by Rachid Redouane, 30, and 22-year-old Youssef Zaghba . The three attackers were wearing fake suicide belts consisting of plastic water bottles wrapped in gray duct tape.
Trump had viewed Sessions' recusal as unnecessary, even though Justice Department regulations made it nearly impossible to avoid. On Wednesday, the Washington Post reported that Mueller was investigating if Trump obstructed justice when he fired Comey .
Hodgkinson opened fire shortly after 7 a.m. and top House Republican , Steve Scalise of Louisiana, was among those injured. Click below for some of the comments from Congressman Roger Williams , recorded from his Twitter feed @RepRWilliams.
Other handy features include an automatic login to new devices simply by bringing it close to a Mac or other iOS 11 devices. This so called "dark mode" has always been rumoured and could help to make looking the iPhone at night easier on the eye.
His family said he had been in a coma since March 2016, shortly after he was sentenced to 15 years' hard labour in North Korea . Three other USA citizens are being held by the regime; President Trump should make their release a priority.
Scotland's government wants a special deal to stay in the single market or, if not, to secede and stay in or rejoin the EU. Queen Elizabeth will deliver the "Queen's Speech", setting out the government's plans for the new parliamentary session.
Tearfully, she said she felt humiliated and confused after she drove away from Cosby's estate the next morning. Throughout all the questioning, she has consistently said there was no sexual contact on that prior occasion.
Son moved to a 13-10 lead after the interval but Srikanth slowly levelled par at 14-14 with a clever shot on Sons forehand. Prannoy secured quarterfinals after trashing the defending champion Lee Chong Wei from Malaysia in the qualifying round.
Likewise, the release date remains a mystery, although it's extremely unikely that it will be released until at least late 2018. Retro Studios is not making Metroid Prime 4 for Switch, according to Nintendo of America marketing boss Bill Trinen.
A seventh-round pick by New England in 2009, Edelman has played his entire National Football League career with the Patriots. Wide receiver Julian Edelman will remain with the New England Patriots after both sides agreed to a contract extension.
EC issues notification for President's election
Earlier, the notification for the Presidential elections has been released by the Election Commission of India. A candidate needs to secure a certain quota of votes which is 50 percent of the valid votes polled +1.
Pakistan thrash England in Champions Trophy semi-final
The star with the ball was once again pacer Hasan Ali, who ended up with a three wicket-haul for the third time in as many games. In those situations, well-laid plans can quickly go out of the window, which is part of the reason why the game sped away.
Tehran accuses Saudi Arabia of supporting terrorism inside Iran
Following the unprecedented crisis, Zarif has sought to play a positive role and help ease tensions among Iran's Arab neighbors. He propagated the conspiracy theory that the USA wishes to prop up the extremist group to further instability in the region.
US, Somali Forces Attack al-Shabaab Site
The Pentagon estimated that the strike, in response to attacks in Somalia by al Qaida-linked al Shabaab , killed eight militants. Al-Shabaab has been staging numerous attacks in the country in an attempt to establish the strict Sharia law in it.
The iMac Pro Will Be The Best Christmas Gift This…
Just like its predecessor , the 2017 MacBook weighs 2.03 pounds (920g) and measures 0.52 inches (1.31cm) at its thickest point. So the sneak preview of the iMac Pro was undoubtedly one of the highlights of the California conference.