Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller, said on Tuesday: "As long as I'm in this position, he's not going to be fired without good cause".
"I did not talk to the president about the issue", Ruddy said. Even though it is reported that the president understands how risky firing Mueller will be, those close to him feel that Trump is "so volatile they can not be sure that he won't change his mind if he finds out anything to lead him to believe the investigation has been compromised". "The best advice would be to let Robert Mueller do his job", he told reporters. The interview took place several days before Rosenstein picked Mueller as special counsel for the Russian Federation probe, according to the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the interview, which was first reported by PBS.
Trump has the power to unilaterally remove Mueller from the job, but legal experts argue that would create a crisis in American institutions.
The revelation came after Ruddy was at the White House on Monday for a meeting with Chief Strategist Steve Bannon.
"I think that he should be more cognizant of making sure that the people who come to work with him are non-partisan, for his own credibility", Bennett said of Mueller.
Ruddy told ABC News that he stands by his comments that the president is considering asking Rosenstein to terminate Mueller. Rosenstein said Tuesday that Mueller has his full backing to conduct an independent investigation. Trump, who isn't typically shy about leveling criticism, especially on Twitter, hasn't commented on the longtime former Federal Bureau of Investigation director. The person demanded anonymity to discuss strategy on the sensitive matter.
Donald Trump is in way over his head, and his presidency looks like it is living on borrowed time.
House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., told reporters Tuesday that he had confidence in Mueller and called reports that Trump might fire Mueller "rumors".
Even so, Gingrich said, Trump won't seek to dismiss Mueller because he's confident the probe will conclude he's done nothing wrong.
Still, Spicer's remarks irked Ruddy, who says he should not have been asked to release a statement saying that he never spoke to the president because he never claimed to have spoken with the president about Mueller.
The Justice Department declined CBS News' request for comment.
The White House again Monday refused to say one way or the other whether there was a tape.
President Donald Trump is fond of using tweeter to share his opinions but he is yet to reply to Khamenei's tweets. Tehran also blamed Saudi Arabia for a terrorist attack in the city last week during which 17 people were killed.
The Texas A&M lab confirmed the strain of influenza as H3N2, the same one identified in a recent outbreak in Florida and Georgia . Dog flu has surfaced in SC , and the Charleston Animal Society is urging dog owners to watch for any signs of flu in their pets.
The police video begins in silence as Yanez followed a white Oldsmobile auto driven by Castile on a wide, lightly-traveled road. The jury is expected to begin considering the case later Monday after just five days of testimony, evidence and arguments.
But he said essentially that he was flustered by a question from Sen. "I wanted to refute that immediately", Sessions said. Sessions shot back: "I am not stonewalling". "I am following the historic policies of the Department of Justice".
A final review is planned for later this year, and the public comment period for Bears Ears has been extended through July 10th. He also is calling on Congress to give Native American tribes more say in how the new monument is managed.
Sessions said his decision to accept the intelligence committee's invitation to appear was due in part to Comey's testimony. His testimony referred to Sessions' role in those interactions and differed to previous claims made by Trump.
However, as many have pointed out, 91-year-old Queen Elizabeth II managed to visit with some of the people affected overnight. May on Friday visited some of the rescued undergoing treatment in Kensington and Chelsea Hospital.
In addition, USA crude stockpiles fell by 1.7 million barrels, less than the expected decline of 2.7 million barrels. At 511.5 million barrels, US inventories remain in the upper half of the average range for this time of year.
In a message to KHOU 11, Barth's father stated "We don't have any comment except to say that Zack is going to be fine". Bleeding from his leg, he said he ran as fast as he could and jumped into the first base dugout with Rep.
Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the committee, both said Thursday they believed Comey's account of the events. He added: "Oh you're going to be very disappointed when you hear the answer, don't worry".
Pulliam has defended him in the past and in an interview with Access Hollywood , she told the public to hold their judgment. Los Angeles lawyer Angela Agrusa has spent a painstaking hour going over Andrea Constand's old phone records.
A former Cuban soldier who arrived in the U.S.by boat in 1959, he said that that Trump measures were the right ones to take. US President Donald Trump will announce his administration's changes to U.S. -Cuba policy, according to the Miami Herald.
Peduto said he was joining a coalition that intends to uphold the Paris Agreement called Mayors for 100% Clean Energy . Some state governors and city mayors were quick to claim the mantle of USA leadership in fighting climate change.
She also apologised to colleagues who had "contributed so much to our country" and "didn't deserve to lose their seats". Instead, she has left Britain's position in disarray, days before the divorce negotiations are due to start on June 19.
In the past, he has frequently used the term "Fake News Media" for outlets like The New York Times , The Washington Post and CNN . Mueller has been choosing his own staff, tapping top legal minds from inside and outside the Justice Department.
He was hit in the left hip, suffering injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding, in Wednesday's shooting. Sava declined to put a timeline on when that would happen or when Scalise , 51, would be able to leave the hospital.
Without taking inflation into account, wage growth including bonuses slowed to 2.1% and earnings excluding bonuses rose by 1.7%. Airline prices also fell by 6.4 per cent month on month, after the effect of Easter travel boosted air fares in April.
Dan Beiser, D-Alton, will be raising awareness about the dangers and problem of elder abuse during Elder Abuse Awareness Month. We do not often talk about it openly or publicly because we simply do not think much about them or take them seriously.
He said investigators believe Rowe and DuBose ransacked a home in Madison, Morgan County, Ga. around 10 or 11 a.m. But nothing solid so far, officials said. "My biggest worry is they're going to kill somebody else", Sills said.
Apart from ways to enhance trade and business cooperation, the two leaders are also expected to discuss defence ties. It is likely that he would meet the United States President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the mega event.
Castile told the officer he had a gun but failed to tell him that he had a permit to carry it, Gray explained to jurors. After the shooting, the Facebook Live video showed Yanez keeping his gun aimed at Castile while he waited for backup.
Other than that, if the iPhone's system detects the car's moving speed using the Wi-Fi antenna, the feature will be switched on. The use of such a technology would be instrumental in saving lives lost due to distracted driving.