He had called for such an investigation of Democrat Hillary Clinton's private email server while she was Obama's secretary of state.
Neither Gowdy nor Cornyn has indicated a formal interest in the position.
While Cornyn is one of the more popular members of the Senate GOP Conference, a number of his colleagues are skeptical that he would be the right choice for the job, anxious that such a pick would be viewed as too political at a time when many critics are questioning whether Comey was sacked to slow-walk the FBI's investigation into alleged Russian coordination with the Trump campaign during last year's elections.
The Trump administration is considering almost a dozen candidates, including Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, to replace fired FBI Director James Comey, a media report said today.
Cornyn and U.S. Sen. "Were he to be, he's certainly more than qualified". The school wasn't immediately available for comment. The former Republican senator from Alabama sharply criticized Cornyn's bipartisan effort a year ago to overhaul the nation's criminal justice system and revise some 1980s and '90s-era federal "tough on crime" laws. He is the second-ranking Republican in the Senate.
"Dems are going to hate me for this". Alternatively, he could stick to running against Cruz, and U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro of San Antonio, who passed on running in 2018 at least in part because he would have had to surrender his House seat to do it, could run to serve the rest of Cornyn's term without risking his House seat. "He's as honest as the day is long".
As leaks from White House staffers have expanded in the wake of the ouster, the unnamed Trump administration source affirmed that "the White House's explanation changed dramatically over a 48-hour period".
Fisher was in charge of the criminal division of the Justice Department when lobbyist Jack Abramoff was prosecuted in a corruption case. "We have the right to decide if we want to refuse to sit and listen to the words of a politician who chooses to use his political power in ways that continually harm marginalized and oppressed people".
"The Department of Justice is screening candidates, and I'm sure that as they feel as though they've got a list of finalists, they'll share that with the president and he'll make a decision", Spicer said. Although Cornyn remained relatively neutral in last year's election, he hit Trump after video came out in which the presidential contender claimed he kissed women whenever he wanted and grabbed them by the crotch.
Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill on May 11, 2017 in Washington.
Democrats have vowed to try to block the new Federal Bureau of Investigation director until Rosenstein names a special prosecutor to investigate the Russian Federation probe.
The South Korean conglomerate meanwhile is also tipped to launch a successor to the Galaxy Folder 1 with the new Galaxy Folder 2. Note 8 is now highly anticipated with a dual-camera setup on the backside of the smartphone, and rumors have also suggested so.
Recently though the company has started to port over games like Bayonetta and Vanquish to PC, but it isn't going to stop there. Few other details are given in the document, such as particulars on which "past" and "major" IPs Sega has in mind for revival.
Revenue was $149.6 million, nearly four times as much as a year ago but falling short of Wall Street estimates of $158.6 million. It's not unusual for tech startups to post many years of losses as they build market share and recoup their initial investments.
President Donald Trump will visit the Vatican and meet with Pope Francis May 24 as part of his first foreign trip as president. As of April, the White House had not approached the Holy See for an audience with the pope during Trump's trip.
A Rocket win tonight takes the two to an "all or nothing, victor take all" seventh game Sunday back in San Antonio . Only spurs shooting guard Danny Green and power forward LaMarcus Aldridge have started all 12 games this playoffs.
Of course, if there's something more interesting that a good toy fad, it's a good toy fad that's also kind of controversial. There are claims that it may help kids with ADHD to stay focused or to concentrate better.
He admitted he would be a West Ham United fan on Sunday as Liverpool bid to keep ahead of Arsenal in the race for the top four. I am in sport, I love sport, I give 24 hours a day for what I love and all the rest ...
Gerhard Tremmel tweeted his concern yesterday with a picture of the Premier League table captioned: "I can't stop looking at it". They have the worst away record in the top flight this season, claiming just one win and six points from 19 games.
At one point, Sessions said that "good people" don't do drugs like marijuana and said the reforms would "endanger" Americans. This policy will probably lead to more convictions and a higher prison population.
An industry-backed group, the Airline Passenger Experience Association, said the USA government should consider alternatives. Jenny Burke, a Homeland Security spokeswoman, said no final decision has been made on expanding the restriction.
Russian Federation annexed the Crimean Peninsula in 2012, leading to a years-long military conflict between the two nations. First they were 43 acts, then Russian Federation had to withdraw leaving 42 to compete at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest.
No sitting U.S. president has ever met with the leader of North Korea while in power, and the idea is extremely controversial. North Korea's latest launch of a ballistic missile Sunday drew strong criticism from the United States and other nations.
Donald Trump Picks Callista Gingrich for Ambassador to Vatican
Callista Gingrich is a member of the choir at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington D.C. Soon after the inauguration, Newt Gingrich told CNN that Trump was considering his wife to be the ambassador to the Holy See.
The FTSE 100 has broken its record all-time high
The FTSE 100 .FTSE was up 0.3 percent at 7,454.37 points at its close, having hit a fresh high of 7,460.20 points at the open. Shares of mining stocks rose alongside metals' gains, and the Stoxx Europe 600 Basic Resources Index bulked up 1.1%.
Giro: Thomas involved in nasty crash
The Welsh rider was second in the standings at the start of the stage but went on to finish over five minutes behind the leader. Welshman Thomas stayed down for several minutes before being able to continue and later revealed his shoulder had "popped out".
Ahye 4th in Shanghai Diamond League
South African Luvo Manyonga broke the Diamond League record with a massive jump of 8.61m in Shanghai on Saturday. Nine Jamaicans will participate in the event that follows the opening Diamond League meeting in Doha last week.
Iannetta beaned, more bad blood as Dbacks top Pirates 11-4
Barbato and Iannetta exchanged texts after the incident and the Diamondbacks catcher said there are no hard feelings between them. Iannetta was struck by a 93 miles per hour pitch from Pittsburgh reliever Johnny Barbato in the seventh inning Friday night.
Petr Cech urges Arsenal fight for top 4 to finish
The continuation of a long and glorious streak of Champions League qualification is entirely out of Arsenal's hands. As the Premier League reaches its penultimate weekend, issues could be settled at both ends of the table.
Klopp: Liverpool can handle the pressure
With Man City, them and Arsenal, one of them won't make the top four. I'm glad to be starting and providing chances for the boys". It can't be any bigger", he said.