"If we do not keep the majority, all of this goes away", said Nunes, R-Calif.
"If Jeff Sessions won't un-recuse and Mueller won't clear the President, we're the only ones, which is really the danger".
Nunes told the crowd at the fundraiser that he personally had called for Rosenstein's impeachment, but that it had to be delayed in order to keep the Senate on track with the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. "Devin Nunes should resign for perverting the oath he took".
"I mean, we have to keep all these seats", Nunes added.
Ted Lieu tweeted "Under our Constitution, the duty of Congress is not to clear the President".
"The Senate would have to drop everything they're doing. and start with impeachment on Rosenstein".
During his interview with Castro, Schiff fiercely criticized House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin NunesDevin Gerald NunesRecording reveals Nunes saying Rosenstein impeachment would complicate Kavanaugh confirmation Nunes suggested at private fundraiser that GOP majority is needed to protect TrumpTrump picks fight with California over wildfiresMORE (R-Calif.) and other GOP lawmakers on the panel for their conduct during their yearlong Russian Federation probe that became defined by bitter infighting. "No, I do not", the speaker said. But ultimately let's say the Portuguese came and brought her some stolen emails. "It's a matter of timing". Okay, now we have a problem, right?
"These are sensible ideas, I'm glad Chairman Nunes talked about them", Jack Langer, a spokesman for Nunes, said in a statement to The Hill. "Well, if that's the case, then that's criminal".
Argentina Rejects Bill to Ease Abortion Law
With 31 votes in favour, 38 votes against and two abstentions the voluntary termination of pregnancy bill is rejected. Women's movements across South America have been pushing against decades-old abortion prohibitions.
Iran's envoy at the United Nations Gholamali Khoshroo said in an report published by The Guardian that the U.S. is making history not just by violating a United Nations Security Council resolution it voted for three years ago, but also by penalizing countries who stick to the same unanimous resolution, according to Khoshroo.
"You have to decide what you want right now because the Senate only has so much time".
"Do you want them to drop everything and not confirm the Supreme Court justice, the new Supreme Court justice?"
The series of recordings made public by Maddow do not include every question to which Nunes was responding.
Fuse, an organizing group that has protested the policies of Trump as well as McMorris Rodgers said they paid the $250 to the campaign that was needed to get in the door of the event. Since Jeff Sessions is recused on the matter of the Russian Federation probe, the responsibility of deciding whether or not to fire Mueller, if Trump were to ask for this, falls to Rosenstein.
Everton seal hat-trick of deadline day deals
Everton have agreed a deal to sign Yerry Mina , the defender leaving Barcelona after an unhappy six-month spell in La Liga. The free signing of Brazilian midfielder Bernard was confirmed after a work permit was granted.
Melania Trump's parents are now US citizens
Their son-in-law has frequently attacked U.S. immigration laws, calling them the "dumbest laws on immigration in the world". Green cards can also be obtained through employment, receiving asylum or refugee status, or in other special circumstances.
Persied meteor shower peaks this weekend
The Perseid meteor shower may be an annual event, but it's such an exciting celestial show that it's always worth another look. As meteors enter the earth's atmosphere they leave streaks of light in the sky, which some people call shooting stars.
Malaysia's ex-PM Najib pleads not guilty to money laundering
Najib and his allies are accused of plundering billions of dollars from 1MDB to buy everything from U.S. real estate to artworks. Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho (better known as Jho Low) allegedly bought the yacht using funds stolen from 1MDB.
Israel PM defends law in face of Druze outrage
The wave of criticism piles pressure on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, already beset by corruption allegations. It is at least the thirds challenge filed with the Supreme Court over the law.