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Three defense companies are in the running for the lucrative Pentagon contract for 84 aircraft: Sierra Nevada Corp., Boeing partnered with Leonardo, and Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin.
In a statement Monday, Andrew McCabe said he "had no role in providing information of any kind to the media stories about events following Director Comey's firing."
NBC News says Rosenstein will refuse to resign if asked to do so.
Popular support had been waning for the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh even before another bombshell report of sexual misconduct appeared late Sunday.
The Business Roundtable found that nearly two-thirds of chief executives said recent tariffs and future trade tension would have a negative impact on their capital investment decisions over the next six months.
In a story published Sunday, The New Yorker reported that Senate Democrats are investigating a new allegation against Kavanaugh from when he attended Yale University in the early 1980s.
The claim by Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti came as a second woman accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.
The new NBC News-Wall Street Journal survey shows Democrats leading Republicans by 52 percent to 40 percent for control of Congress.
The president acknowledged the precarious situation in the Senate, where chances for Kavanaugh's confirmation are now unsure after weeks of appearing all but guaranteed.
Christine Blasey Ford, a California professor at the center of a sexual assault accusation against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, has agreed to testify to representatives of the Senate Judiciary Committee sometime next week.
Already facing long odds and historical headwinds in November, Trump has put many of the most vulnerable Republicans in Congress in yet another nearly impossible situation.
In order to finance eight of the submarines, Moscow cut funding for other military modernization programs, such as the nation's surface vessel fleet, according to a source who spoke to CNBC on the condition of anonymity.
The former neurosurgeon turned housing secretary also warned that sexual assault allegations like the one against Trump's Supreme Court nominee would discourage "good people" from serving in government.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosentein discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump, and also talked about getting members of Trump's cabinet to invoke the Constitution to declare him unfit to remain as president, The New York Times reported.
Former Vice President Joe Biden, who is still weighing whether to run for president in 2020, will be heading to Beverly Hills next month for a fundraiser for his American Possibilities PAC, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
McCaskill, saying Kavanaugh will boost the influence of wealthy donors in elections, became the first of the five most vulnerable Senate Democrats to oppose Trump's choice.