After just nine months on the job, Brand had become more and more uneasy with Trump's escalating attacks on the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which she and other law enforcement professionals feared was beginning to undermine the rule of law, according to sources familiar with her thinking. Panuccio replaces Rachel Brand, who stepped down unexpectedly to take what she called her "dream job". Her profile has risen in recent weeks amid speculation about the future of Rosenstein, who tapped Robert Mueller to lead an investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election and contacts with the Trump campaign and who has been criticized by President Trump, who has also lashed out at Sessions for recusing himself from oversight of the Russian Federation probe.
The sudden departure follows months of unrest within the top echelons of federal law-enforcement in the United States, due in part to the increasingly fiery rhetoric from President Donald Trump and his allies, who have sought to cast a pall of suspicion over the DOJ and the FBI. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, himself repeatedly criticised by Trump, praised her "critical role in helping us accomplish our goals as a department".
Chris Ballard never tried to persuade Josh McDaniels to stay
The Colts said McDaniels informed them on Tuesday evening that he would not sign the deal. "So you know he's a big-time coach". NFL Network reported the Colts also have submitted a request to interview Bills defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier.
Mourinho relishing return to 'Mr Robson's home'
When asked why he thought Mourinho had sold him, Mata replied: "I think it was a football reason, style, something like this". When Manchester United and Newcastle met earlier this season at Old Trafford , the men in red easily took all three points.
If Rosenstein were canned, Brand would have been put in charge and could have faced pressure from Team Trump to fire Mueller or shut down his investigation. I know the entire Department of Justice will miss her, but we join together in congratulating her on this new opportunity in the private sector. Vladeck explained. "In other words, Rosenstein is the crucial fulcrum between the political leadership of the Trump administration and the quasi-independent special counsel".
Ms. Brand's assistant, Currie Gunn, has also left the department. When controversy over Sessions and Rosenstein's future brewed last summer, some speculated she might, at least temporarily, take the reins at the Justice Department. She will be responsible for the organization's Legal, Global Ethics and Compliance and Global Investigation, Security, Aviation and Travel departments, along with her role as corporate secretary. As Associate Attorney General, Brand oversaw thousands of attorneys and professionals across the department's civil law divisions, including Antitrust, Tax and Environment and Natural Resources. And she previously clerked for Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. She hasn't been publicly linked to the Russian Federation probe.
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Morris won Olympic gold in 2010 playing third for Kevin Martin, while Lawes topped the podium in 2014 as vice for Jennifer Jones. They're now ranked No. 1 in the world. "So fix that and we are going to be a force".
Kalla wins, Bjoergen makes history at Winter Olympics
The Norwegian won her 11th career medal to break a tie with Raisa Smetanina of Russian Federation and Stefania Belmondo of Italy. Gold medals will also be decided Saturday in speed skating, short-track speed skating, ski jumping and biathlon.
Two Army personnel killed — Sunjuwan attack
Though no militant outfit has claimed responsibility for the attack, the authorities believe Jaish-e-Mohammad is behind it. The major has been airlifted to an Udhampur hospital where his condition was stated to be critical, army officials said .
Bristol-Myers says lung cancer drug succeeds key trial
Whereas the traders who further want to see about this, may be interested to see Price to next year's EPS that would be 7.81%. It fall, as 48 investors sold Monday shares while 342 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 344 raised stakes.
Amazon set to launch its own delivery service
Following the newspaper report this morning, shares of both FedEx Corp. and United Parcel Service Inc., fell into the red. A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock.
18 killed in Hong Kong bus crash
Among those, according to the Times , 15 were hospitalized in serious condition, and 10 were deemed critical. Li said that the driver had not been under the influence of alcohol and had not needed any medical help.