President Donald Trump approved payment of a $2 million bill issued by North Korea for the care of Otto Warmbier, who returned to the U.S. in a coma, The Washington Post reported Thursday. Trump tweeted that "no money was paid to North Korea."
"I think everybody should," Graham said. "That's just my view, it'd be good for the country."
Six committee chairs in the Democratic-led House of Representatives called on U.S. Attorney General William Barr to release the full Mueller report to Congress by next Tuesday.
Mueller specifically did not exonerate President Donald Trump, according to Trump's Attorney General William Barr.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average eked out a small gain on Monday after news that the special counsel found no collusion with Russia on the part of President Donald Trump
The handoff marks the long-anticipated end of the high-profile and highly guarded Russia probe, nearly two years after it began.
"My warmest sympathy and best wishes goes out to the people of New Zealand after the horrible massacre in the Mosques. 49 innocent people have so senselessly died, with so many more seriously injured," Trump tweeted.
The 16 criminal counts against Manafort unveiled by Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance relate to mortgage fraud, conspiracy and falsifying business records.
Chinese Vice Premier Liu He held a telephone call on Tuesday with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on key issues in their trade talks, state news agency Xinhua said.
"I can tell you that the president has a great deal of respect for acting Defense Secretary Shanahan, he likes him, and when the president is ready to make an announcement on that front, he certainly will," Sanders said.
The comments appear to signal a development in the president's thinking on the issue of pardoning figures in the Russia probe.
CNBC's Ylan Mui reports on the ongoing press briefing after the administration released its budget proposal for fiscal year 2020 earlier in the day.
The six-week gap in official briefings marks the longest such lapse of President Donald Trump's administration.
Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will appear alongside acting budget director Russell Vought on Monday, the White House says.
The report comes days after Cohen told lawmakers on Capitol Hill last week that he never asked for a pardon from Trump, and that he would not accept one.
"Democrats are harassing the President to distract from their radical agenda of making America a socialist country," the White House says.
Nadler's committee sends requests for documents to 81 individuals and entities, including the president's sons.
President Donald Trump had "the absolute right" to order that his son-in-law Jared Kushner be given a top-secret security clearance over White House concerns — if that is in fact what happened — Trump's senior advisor Kellyanne Conway said.
A congressional aide says House Oversight Republicans are not interested in getting new facts from Cohen, who they don't consider credible.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Vietnam on Tuesday for a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump where they will try to reach an agreement on a North's Korean pledge to give up its nuclear weapons programme.