US Senate Committee To Hold Hearing On Russian Influence Campaigns
Roger Stone, a close confidante of president Donald Trump who previously served as an informal adviser during the 2016 U.S. election, is firmly in the crosshairs of the United States intelligence committee for alleged links to a Russian hacking campaign.
During the testimony, FBI Director James Comey was repeatedly asked about Stone, a self-described master of dirty tricks. U.S. intelligence officials believe Guccifer 2.0 to be a front for Russian intelligence. "It's the new McCarthyism, and it's mudslinging", Stone said.
Rhetorically, Schiff said: "Is it coincidence that Roger Stone predicted that John Podesta would be a victim of a Russian hack and have his private emails published, and did so even before Mr Podesta himself was fully aware that his private emails would be exposed?" Comey did not provide any details.
"It's only fair that I have a chance to respond 2 any smears or half truths about alleged "Collusion with Russians" from 2day's Intel Hearing", Stone tweeted. Democrats are convinced that there is circumstantial evidence of wrongdoing in need of deeper investigation - including with Stone. I am accused of colluding with Guccifer 2.0 to hack and release the DNC documents when my only communication with him via Twitter is six weeks after Wikileaks published the very documents in question.
Asked about Stone at a White House briefing Monday, press secretary Sean Spicer acknowledged that Trump has known him for a long time but didn't believe the two had spoken "any time recently".
Puerto Rico beat U.S. to advance to WBC semi-finals
After being down 2-0 after the first inning, Tigers second basemen Ian Kinsler had an RBI ground out in the third. Now, the team has bounced the pre-event favorite, a Dominican team had won 12 of its previous 13 WBC games.
Comey refused to comment on Stone or whether he is a part of the investigation into alleged Russian hacking.
In a series of questions posed to FBI Director James Comey, Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff repeatedly referenced some of Stone's public statements during the campaign, specifically his contact with the hacker "Guccifer 2.0", who has claimed responsibility for hacking the Democratic National Committee a year ago.
Stone also has previously told CNN he wants to testify before the committees as long as it is done publicly.
I welcome the opportunity to be sworn and testify before the any Senate or House hearing that will conduct said hearings in public and not behind closed doors. "I am willing to appear voluntarily if the committee isn't looking for the headline of issuing a subpoena".
Puerto Rico has done some serious work on the mound and in the batter's box to reach this semifinal game against the Netherlands . As his team was held to one hit and one run by Quintana, Archer pitched four ideal innings with three strikeouts.
That option also is open to the Republicans for the Gorsuch nomination, although no one has specifically said that will happen. Pledging to dispense equal justice to "poor and rich", Gorsuch said the judicial role was "not about politics".
The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link . Acadian Asset Management LLC bought a new position in Aratana Therapeutics during the third quarter valued at $11,259,000.
Senators will cite some opinion of yours, and then we will hear that you're for the big guy and against the little guy. Leahy said Gorsuch was "selected by special interest groups" and railed against the "millionaires who funded them".
Talking about the same, she asserted, "It was a serious invasion on our privacy, but our country is such". Vidya, who is now busy promoting her upcoming film " Begum Jaan ", is actively interacting with media.
A former bookseller, Mr Schulz comes from Aachen near the Dutch border and once considered becoming a professional footballer. The former president of the European Parliament was unanimously chose by delegates at the party's congress in Berlin.
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The company released version 378.92, which provides optimizations for two games as well as SLI support for other titles. There's still surprises scattered throughout the various environments, they're just a little more spread out.
4-year-old boy dies in accidental hanging in dressing room
A 4-year-old boy died in an apparent changing room accident at a Mankato, Minnesota thrift store on Saturday, officials said. A GoFundMe page identifies the boy as Ryu Pena, and asks for donations to help fund the boy's funeral expenses.
Uber President Quits After 6 Months
Although McClendon is stepping down from his primary role with the $68 billion company, he said he plans to stay on as an advisor. Recode exclusively reported over the weekend that Uber's president, Jeff Jones, planned to leave the company .
Rotten meat scandal taints Brazil's exports
A significant percentage of the meat processed by these companies is exported to many countries including European nations. At least 30 people have been arrested in the scandal, with Brazilian police raiding more than a dozen processing plants.
Game moderators acknowledge missed call during Gonzaga win
McIntosh , who scored 13 of Northwestern's 53 second half points, dumped it off to Barret Benson for the two-handed jam. The eighth-seeded Wildcats (24-12) got the ball down to Dererk Pardon for a point-blank shot that was on its way in.
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Dollar slips for the 4th day after G-20 meet
European stocks fell as much as 0.3 percent and US futures pointed to a fall of around 0.2 percent at the open on Wall Street. European stocks closed modestly lower on the day, with a 3.7-percent fall in Deutsche Bank shares hurting banking stocks.